'The Ickabog'-JK Rowling
Chapter 21-Professor Fraudysham and chapter 22- The House with No Flags
Use the internet/dictionary to find the definitions of the following words before you start reading the text. Write the definitions down in your homework book so that you can refer to them when you are reading.
Read chapter 21-Professor Fraudysham and chapter 22- The House with No Flags. from JK Rowling's (author of the Harry Potter series) new book- The Ickabog-https://www.theickabog.com/read-the-story/ (make sure that you take into account the punctuation when reading)
Answer the reading comprehension questions below:
Why was Fred still wearing his Medal for Outstanding Bravery Against the Deadly Ickabog?
Why didn't King Fred like the cakes?
What is startling about Fred's outburst? ‘Well, yes, but how, Spittleworth? The monster is a mystery! Everyone’s thought it a fantasy all these years!’
Why is the Ickabog expert called Professor Fraudysham?
Why does the expert keep changing the description of the Ickabog?
Read the part..'Yes...English lessons.' If King Fred was thinking clearly would he have been able to pick out the lies in this paragraph?
Using evidence from the text, explain what effect Professor Fraudysham's information has on the King.
How do you know that the King doesn't believe that killing an Ickabog creates two new Ickabogs?
Describe Spittleworth's new plan.
Explain why the public felt more sympathy for Nobby Buttons than Major Beamish.
What effect did the statue of Nobby Buttons have on a) the public b) Spittleworth?
Which house was free of flags? Why?
Read the next two chapters before Monday
Ch.23 The Trial and Ch. 24-The Bandalore
Write a character description of Spittleworth. Use evidence from the text in your character description.
Complete the daily Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) PE lesson.
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Today, you will:
1) TTRockstars-persevere until you are able to answer each question in less than 3 seconds!
Some of you have already been awarded certificates for TTRockstars
2)Mymaths- complete one topic.
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