Rama learning story Part 1 – exemplar recording of a child’s exploration of the story of Rama and Sita.
Rama learning story Part 2- exemplar recording of assessment of child’s exploration in Part 1.
Rama learning story Part 3- exemplar recording of possible next steps for child in Part 1.
Please use the documents available for download below:
EYFSP links to teachers’ assessment file
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Dispositions and Attitudes
5, 6, 7, 8
5, 8, T9
4, 6, T8
Communication Language and Literacy:
Language for communication and thinking
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, T9
Knowledge and Understanding of the World
GARY - what you have learned.
- listen and follow stories, taking in events, characters and roles
- retell stories
- think up your own ideas for the story, to change and explore it further
- create characters and give them names
- use descriptive words like ‘ strong’ and ‘evil’
- change your voice to play a part
- solve problems and show good decision-making when choosing costumes
- use colours to represent character types
- play together with children in order to develop your ideas and your play
- direct other children in their roles.
Future ideas - you could:
- demonstrate your story to other children
- record the story by making a photo book
- write captions for pictures
- utilise the workshop area to create resources – masks, jewellery
- look at murtis of Rama and Sita and talk about what you notice
- think and talk about special people
- talk about why Rama and Sita might be special to Hindus
- invite Hindu members of the community to come into school to discuss arti and puja in their home
- develop ways of working with other children to negotiate roles, take turns and share fairly.