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Blackgang Chine

Resource ID 106341

KS1 R.E.

Religious Texts
Bible Stories
"Jonah and the Whale - Card Sort!"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Description
"Jonah and the Whale - Card Sort!"

Students are asked to put the story into the correct sequence after teachers have cut and jumbled the story components.

Contextual Summary


This is an R.E. resource for key stage 1 that engages students with one element of their visit to Blackgang Chine Theme Park. The resource task enables them to demonstrate their understanding of the Bible story about Jonah and the Whale (linked to one of the key attractions for younger children at Blackgang Chine: Jonah’s Whale). Students are asked to put the story into the correct sequence after teachers have cut and jumbled the story components. The task has crossover aspects with English (structure of a story).

Key Skills Practised
  • Identifying and placing story elements in their chronological order
  • Sequencing skills
  • Demonstrating understanding of a Bible story
Learning Opportunities

Pre-Visit

The task could be completed in class prior to the trip so students have the story in mind when they visit the whale during their visit to Blackgang Chine.

On-Site

Students may complete the task on site in the area of the whale, if desired, using the larger cards

Post-Visit

Students may complete the resource on their return to school, after seeing the whale and becoming interested in the story behind it.

Learning Outcomes

Students will have demonstrated that they can identify the stages of a story. Students will have shown their understanding by placing cards in the correct sequence.

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