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Owl Babies S2 Listen and respond to a story. 

Task 1

Listen to ‘Owl Babies’ by Martin Waddell.  Click here  


Task 2

In the middle of the story, how do the owl babies feel?

What different words could you use to describe their feelings?

How do you know? What is your evidence?


Here are some ideas to help you:

In the middle

Abandoned – their mother had gone!

Shocked and upset – “Oh my goodness!” said Percy and Bill kept saying, “I want my mummy!”

Anxious/worried/fearful – they all sat together for comfort and worried that their mother had got lost or had been eaten by a fox.

Hopeful – Sarah said, “She’ll bring us mice and things that are nice.”


Task 3

Write the title: Owl Babies – How do they feel in the middle of the story?

Draw the Owl babies and record your ideas using speech and thought bubbles.