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CLIP 11519

Jackanory Junior: 'The Great Tug of War'

Jackanory Junior: 'The Great Tug of War'
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Key Info
  • Jackanory Junior: 'The Great Tug of War'
  • Duration: 14:03
  • The 'Great Tug of War' is set in Africa. Mmutla the Hare tricks Tlou the Elephant and Kubu the Hippo into having an epic tug of war. King Lion, together with Tswhene the Baboon and wise old Khudu the Tortoise, set out to teach Mmutla a lesson. However the clever Hare is always one step ahead. The Great Tug of War was written by Beverly Naidoo and illustrated by Piet Grobler.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Stories: From Other Cultures

  • Keywords: story, rhyme, caribbean, West Indian, character, change, Beverley Naidoo, tug of war, hare, jackanory junior
Ideas for use in class
  • The clip could be used in work relating to traditional stories or stories from other cultures. It can also be used in general narrative work focusing upon story structure, setting and characterisation.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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