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BUG CLUB ACTIVELEARN PRIMARY by clicking on the link below:


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.  


Lesson Objective: To explore the meaning of new words 

Success Criteria: 

  • I can use action to show what the words mean 

  • I can accurately use the words in a sentence 

  • I can give a synonym for some words 


Vocabulary: mischief, naughtiness, boat, sail, gnashed, rumpus, noise 


  1. Go through the PowerPoint. Make sure you act out the words and that you follow the prompts.  



Lesson 2 Vocabulary Building

Key questions: 


What mischief do you think he is about to get up to? 

Have you seen a boat before? 

Have you been on a boat before? 

How would you feel if someone gnashed their teeth at you? 

When is it OK (appropriate) to make a rumpus? 

**What’s your favourite word out of the words we learnt today?


**Try to use your favourite word as often as you can this week?