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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.  


Lesson Objective: To explore feelings. 

Success Criteria: 

  • I can listen to a story attentively 

  • I can relate my personal experience to the story 

  • I can put myself in Max’s shoes. 


Vocabulary: mischief, naughtiness, boat, sail, gnashed, rumpus, noise, forest, vines, outdoors, ceiling, wall, inside, branch, twig, tree, leaves, bedroom 


  1. Re-read or listen again to the story. 


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2. Go through the PowerPoint slides. Point out what Max is wearing (crown). His position in front of the Wild Things. Most importantly that the Wild Things bow to him and that although they are bigger, he tames them.      


Tame –taken from a wild state and made obedient; domesticated. 


Key Questions: 

What is Max wearing? 

Why is he wearing this? 

Can you show me Max's posture? 

How would you feel if you were king of the Wild Things?  

Why would you feel that way? 

What is the wild thing doing? 

Why is he doing this? 

How would you feel if you were Max? 

Look at Max's face. How does he feel? 

Would you feel the same if you were the king of the Wild Things?