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Today we are going to learn about two and three-syllable words.

Let's read the next part of 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit' by Beatrix Potter.

Can you spot any words with more than one syllable?

First he ate some lettuce and some French beans and then he ate some radishes.

Then, feeling rather sick, he went to look for some parsley but round the corner, at the end of a cucumber frame, whom should he meet but Mr McGregor!

Next read this list of items from the movie clip.

All of these words have more than one syllable...









Clap the syllables as you read the list together.

Now we are going to listen to a rhyme about Peter Rabbit.

Little Peter Rabbit

Still image for this video

Listen again and join in with the actions.

Can you hear any ‘-ed’ words in the rhyme?
Here are two to start you off:



Next we are going to innovate the rhyme to make our own poem.

We are going to change the creatures in the rhyme to vegetables.

Here are some ideas to start you off...

Then he pinched it and he swiped it but he never got caught!

What fruit will you choose?

Could you use any of these adjectives?

Adjectives are describing words.

Record yourself on selfie mode, saying your own sentences.

Which is your best sentence?

Send it to your teacher.


...crunchy red peppers...

...round green sprouts...


When you put your sentences together you will have written your own poem!