ATOS level 3.1 – playhouse

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_empty_space empty_h=”0″][vc_column_text]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nw53WhbLJsA[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]00:01 Playhouse. 00:02 By Robert Munsch. 00:04 Illustrated by Michael Martchenko. 00:09 One day, Rene went to her father and said, “Pleeeeeease make me a playhouse! 00:16 Our farm is way out in the middle of the woods, and I have nobody to play with except my little brothers. 00:23 I need a playhouse.” 00:28 “Good idea,” said Rene’s father, and he made her a wonderful playhouse. 00:33 It had real windows and a slide and a ladder and an upstairs and a downstairs. 00:41 It was almost like a real house – but not quite. 00:49 The next day, Rene moved lots of stuff from her room into the new playhouse, 00:57 and it was even more like a real house. 01:00 Then she drew fish all over the walls of the playhouse, just like the ones on the wall of her real bedroom. 01:13 Rene was happy for a whole week. 01:16 Then she went to her mother and said, “Is this a city playhouse or a farm playhouse?” 01:23 “Well, Rene,” said her mother, “we live on a farm, so this must be a farm playhouse.” 01:30 “Good,” said Rene. 01:32 “If it’s a farm playhouse it needs a play barn.” 01:37 “A play what?” said her mother. 01:40 “A play barn,” said Rene. 01:47 “I never heard of a play barn,” said Rene’s mother, but she was such a nice mother that she built Rene a play barn. 01:56 It took her two weeks. 02:02 Rene moved some hay and some chickens from the real barn into her play barn, 02:09 and it was almost like a real barn – but not quite. 02:13 Then Rene went to her father and said, “I need a play cow.” 02:19 “A play what?” said her father. 02:22 “A play cow,” said Rene. 02:24 “A farm playhouse needs a play barn, needs a play cow.” 02:30 “I can’t build a play cow,” said Rene’s father, “and the play barn is not big enough for a real cow.” 02:40 “No problem,” said Rene. 02:42 “How about you give me a goat and paint it so it looks like a cow, and then I will have a play cow.” 02:51 So Rene’s father got her a goat and painted it so it looked like a cow. 02:56 Rene put her play cow, which was really a goat, in the play barn, 03:01 and she felt like she had a farm of her own – but not quite. 03:09 Then Rene went to her father and said, “My play farm is out in the middle of the woods just like our real farm, 03:16 so it needs the tractor and the bulldozer and the tree snipper and the log chopper. 03:24 Why don’t you just park them by my playhouse, and then you will not have to make me anything new?” 03:32 So her father parked the tractor and the bulldozer and the tree snipper and the log chopper beside the 03:40 playhouse, and Rene played quite nicely for a whole month. 03:49 Then Rene went to her mother and said, 03:51 “A farm playhouse needs a play barn, needs a play cow, needs a play tractor, 03:58 needs a play mommy and a play daddy.” 04:01 “A play who and a play what?” said her mother. 04:06 “A play mommy and a play daddy,” said Rene. 04:10 “No,” said Rene’s mother. 04:13 “You already have a real mommy and a real daddy. 04:17 You don’t need a play mommy and a play daddy.” 04:20 “The real ones are too bossy,” said Rene. 04:24 “Ha!” said her mother. 04:26 “I am not going to make you a play mommy and a play daddy.” 04:34 So Rene cut out a cardboard play mommy and a cardboard play daddy and stuck them on the side of her 04:41 playhouse, and while she was at it, she made two play brothers. 04:50 When Rene came in for dinner, there was a scarecrow sitting in her chair. 04:54 “What’s that?” said Rene. 04:57 “That,” said her mother, “is my Play Rene. 05:00 She is always nice and never bossy. 05:03 You can eat play food out in the playhouse with your play mommy and your play daddy.” 05:11 Rene said, “Play Rene and I are going to go outside.” 05:16 Then the real Rene took Play Rene and fed it to the play cow, which was really a goat. 05:22 The goat ate all the clothes and all the straw, and soon Play Rene was completely gone. 05:33 Then Rene walked into the kitchen and gave her mother a kiss. 05:37 “Was that a real kiss or a play kiss?” said Rene’s mother. 05:41 “That,” said Rene, “was a real kiss, from a real bossy daughter for a real bossy mommy. 05:49 Now can I have a real dinner with my real family?” 05:52 “No problem,” said her mother. 05:55 “I like real bossy kids better than play kids anyway.” 06:03  And everyone had a real wonderful dinner.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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