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Words that have the ‘ar’ sound spelt with an ‘a’

 

  1. after
  2. fast
  3. last
  4. past
  5. father
  6. class
  7. grass
  8. pass
  9. plant
  10. path
  11. bath

 

Reading/VIPERS

 

Our new book for reading is ‘Lost and Found’ by Oliver Jeffers. I have attached a video of me reading it, as well as the pictures you need to answer all the questions.

 

 

Monday:

 

Vocabulary:Why do you think Jeffers starts with ‘Once’?

Infer: How do you think the boy felt when he found a penguin on his door?

Predict: Predict what the penguin wants. Predict why the penguin is sad.

Explain: Explain why Jeffers doesn’t put too much on one page.

Retrieve: Who is at the door? How does the penguin look?

 

 

Tuesday:

 

Vocabulary: Who do you think Jeffers says ‘some birds’?

Infer: What does the boy deciding to help the penguin tell you about his character?

Predict: Predict how else the boy will try to help the penguin

Explain: Where does the boy take the penguin?

Retrieve: What happened at the lost and found office? 

 

Wednesday:

 

Vocabulary: What word shows you the boy didn’t already know  where the penguins come from?

Vocabulary: What is a harbour?

Infer: Why didn’t the boat take them?

Predict: Predict how the boy will try to get to the South Pole.

Retrieve: Where does the boy go?

Where are the penguins from?

 

Thursday:

 

What language technique is ‘as big as mountains’?

How can you tell time is passing?

Why do you think Jeffers includes bad and good weather?

Why do they row south? How big were the waves?

 

Friday:

 

Writing opportunity:

Write some dialogue for these two pages. Don’t use more than forty words.

 

Oliver Jeffers - Lost and Found

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