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CLIP 11516

Jackanory Junior: 'Rastamouse'

Jackanory Junior: 'Rastamouse'
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Key Info
  • Jackanory Junior: 'Rastamouse'
  • Duration: 14:12
  • In the 'Crucial Plan', a cheese pie competition tempts a thief who ultimately finds redemption as a head cook in the orphanage. 'In Da Bag-a Bling', mice are kidnapped and a 'rap' ransom note is left. Rastamouse sets a trap, which eventually leads to the villain who decides to change his ways. Rastamouse was written by Michael de Souza and Genevieve Webster and illustrated by Genevieve Webster.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Stories: Adventure Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • Keywords: story, rhyme, caribbean, West Indian, character, change, Rastamouse, jackanory junior, humour
Ideas for use in class
  • The two stories could be compared using a Venn diagram to find similarities and differences. The storylines could be plotted on a 'story mountain' and discussions held about how characters change in the stories.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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