“Bertie and the Crocodile” Grades 5-6


Bertie and the Crocodile is a chapter story designed to teach story structure. Discussion points, writing tasks. Deals with setting, mood, tension, climax, resolution



Bertie and the Crocodile

Bertie and the Crocodile is a 6-page lesson pack. A chapter story with follow-up tasks. A hungry baby kookaburra meets a croc in a northern Australia setting. It’s funny and from the kookaburra’s PoV.

The text is designed for teaching

                • story structure,

                • setting, mood,

                • tension and crisis.

Suitable for any teaching and learning situation including home education.