Old hat!


  • Grammar link: Expanded noun phrases, relative clauses. Describe the creatures and their hats. What makes them unique?
  • Who made the hats?
  • Is the green creature eating fruit from its own hat?
  • How is Harbet (the creature on the right) feeling? Why do you think this might be?
  • What do the other creatures think of Harbet’s hat?
  • Why is ‘OLD HAT!’ written on this page? Is one of the creatures saying it?
  • What do you think Harbet is going to do next? Why?
  • Design your own hat and create an advert for it. Why is yours the best?
  • Have you ever worn something or done something that made you look different to other people? How did it make you feel?
  • Should people all wear the same things?
  • Research people who are good role models for individuality, and for not following others.
  • Why do school children and some professionals need to wear a uniform? What does ‘uniform’ mean?
  • Hold a school uniform debate. Which side are you on?


Credit: Emily Gravett
from ‘Old Hat’
published May 2017

  • sammy
    Posted at 15:44h, 31 May Reply

    I think this book is about a dog that wears a old hat

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