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Read your available BUG CLUB BOOK and answer the comprehension questions.


Remember to use your reading skills:


  • Fred Talk unfamiliar words. E.g- f-r-o-g
  • Slide the syllables together. E.g fr og becomes frog.
  • Chunk new words before putting them together to read. E.g book-let becomes booklet
  • Refer to the illustrations (pictures) for clues
  • Use the Read to me function to listen to the pronunciation of difficult words.
  • Re-read words and sentences you’re unsure of to grasp the meaning.
  • Most of all, write down new vocabulary and search for their meaning in dictionaries.
  • Make sure you answer all the comprehension questions (quiz questions). This will help you to interpret the meaning of what you have read and also to practise your decoding skills.  




Reading comprehension and speaking and listening activity


Text of the week: BEEGU by Alexis Deacon





Create a UFO landing scene using foil, paper. Play a space scene effect video. You can use the video below. 


Learning Objective: To make predictions based on what they’ve seen or heard  


Success Criteria:  


  • I can talk about what I can see or hear 

  • I can use adjectives to describe objects 

  • I can make predictions 


Purpose: To create attention and imagination in order to guess what might happen next.



Vocabulary: UFO, landing, Beegu, shiny, spaceship, alien, messy, glittery, tape, slimy.   


Key questions:  

What do you think has happened? 

What can you see? 

What can you hear? 

Who do you think created this mess?  




Discuss what your child can see, hear, smell or feel. Encourage your child to make predictions. Ask your child to speak in full sentences. 



To predict and discuss what might have happened.



Show the picture of Beegu alongside its name. Discuss, describe and predict: 

  • who it is

  • her body size and shape

  • what the name might ‘Beegu’ mean 

  • where she's from

  • if she has got anything to do with the UFO landing. Why do they think so?