Book: Click, Clack, Moo Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin

Its time to learn about Global Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth! In Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin the cows have a unique skill, they can type! This skill helps them try to negotiate better working conditions with Farmer Brown.  But Farmer Brown has never seen anything like this before. Read the story to see what Farmer Brown decides to do about these persistent cows and determine if the farm is a decent work environment!  

Links to Goal: Goal 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

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Activities

Age group: Junior Infants – 1st Class 

Put yourself in the place of the cows by making this cow crown, click the image below to download

Age Group: 2nd Class5th Class 

If you were one of the cows, what would you want from Farmer Brown? Put your letter writing skills to work: click the image below to download.

Age Group: 1st class – 3rd class 

In the story we heard what the cows, hens, and ducks wanted but what do you think the pigs would ask for? Practice your predictions now: click the image below to download

Age Group: 1st Class2nd Class 

Where did the story take place? What were all the characters? What was the main problem? Answer these questions and more to show all you know about the story: click the image below to download.

Age Group: 1st Class3rd Class 

Summarise the story and get crafty! Click the image below to download

Age Group: 1st Class 2nd Class 

Exercise those mathematic skills and learn what your peers thought of Farmer Brown’s choice with this survey and graph making activity: click the image below to download.

Age Group: 1st Class – 3rd Class 

There was lots of new vocabulary words in the story, learn what they mean so you can use them too! Click the image below to download

Age Group: 1st Class2nd Class 

We met quite a few farm animals in the story, can you remember all that they wanted from Farmer Brown? Sow what you know: click the image below to download.

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