Resources to accompany 'You're Safe With Me'

A selection of resources to accompany You’re Safe With Me’, by Chitra Soundar and illustrated by Poonam Mistry. When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, when the skies turn dark and the night grows stormy, the little ones can’t sleep. SWISH-SWISH! CRACK-TRACK! FLASH-SNAP! goes the storm. Only Mama Elephant with her words of wisdom can reassure them. “You’re safe with me.” A #ReadforEmpathy Book 2018

The text and the resources are most suitable for KS1. There are a range of resources available here: the curriculum map provides details of how ‘You’re Safe With Me’ can be used in lessons across the curriculum, and the teacher information file and guided reading worksheet can be used by teachers preparing to use the text in the classroom. These resources support National Curriculum expectations for KS1.

All resources are designed to aid teachers in using a diverse text in the classroom and should encourage pupils to develop empathy, to think about the diverse cultures of our world, and to celebrate it. Perfect for World Book Day events. ‘You’re Safe With Me’ is available for purchase from the publisher’s website:


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  • Teacher-Information-File-You're-Safe-With-Me.pdf
  • Curriculum-Map-You're-Safe-With-Me.pdf
  • Guided-Reading-You're-Safe-With-Me.pdf

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Created: May 1, 2018

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