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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


Learning Objective: To read and discuss a story. 


Success Criteria: 

  • I can listen attentively to a story 

  • I can wait for my turn to speak  

  • I can say how a character is feeling  


Purpose: To empathise with a character and voice out how the character might be feeling.



empathise, empathy, lonely, alone, sad, crash, land, spaceship, UFO, feeling, hopeful, body language, worried, unhappy


Listen or read the story below. As you read along, use the questions below as a prompt to discuss how the character Beegu might be feeling.


Key questions:  

How do you think Beegu is feeling? How do you know? 

How does Beegu feel about the school teacher driving her away?

How do the children feel? How do you know?

Do you think Beegu is happy to leave with her parents? Why?



Task: Discuss how Beegu felt when know one seemed to understand her. Create an outline of Beegu or use the attached outline and write words (adjectives) to describe Beegu's feelings.