Chapter 3 of our class story The Abominables features a section where journalists portray yetis as blood-thirsty, evil creatures. This simply isn’t true as previous chapters discuss how calm, timid, and intelligent the yetis are. Chapter 3 also described how people wanted to hunt and exploit the yetis for their fur and for entertainment.
We have spoken about other endangered animals that we know of and how they are targeted. The pupils have written anti-cruelty newspaper reports to warn the public about the threat to yetis and how they can help to protect them.
Following the final draft, pupils were able to deliver their reports to the class with confidence and expression – some children opted to be recorded, with brilliant results!