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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.  
  • Now, write a review about your book and share with your class teacher.


 .......and remember, 'The more you READ, the more things you will know.'  Be awesome! Be a book nut!

Dr. Seuss




Whole class reading comprehension activities

Learning Objective:  To discuss what has happened so far and predict further actions. 


Success Criteria: 

  •   I can discuss main events in sequence.  


  • I can predict what might happen next and give reasons  


  •  I can use correct tense. 


Purpose: To extend the children’s imagination about what is about to happen.


Vocabulary: Pattan, pumpkin, Kani, Sahyadri mountains crashed, fury,  sapling, reverence 



 Big question- where was the setting of the story? 


Activity 1

Re-read the beginning  of the story with your child encouraging them to join in with the repeated refrains….it grew bigger, bigger and BIGGER… rained, rained, rained. Discuss events that took place in the beginning/middle/end of story. Remember to use full sentences.




To say what might happen next based on what has been said. Use the prompt questions below to support.


Key questions

  • what happened at the beginning?
  •  Can you tell me in your own words what has happened so far?
  • What do you think might happen next? 
  • How do you think the story might end?
  • Which part was your favourite?




What did your predict might happen? Were your predictions right? What was different? How do you know?


Challenge: which part was your favourite and why?