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Read your available BUG CLUB BOOK and answer the comprehension questions.
Remember to use your reading 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!
Learning Objective: To draw inferences on the basis of what is being read and said
Purpose of learning: To know how to use background knowledge, clues and pictures from a story to answer questions.
Vocabulary: story, inference, clue, pictures, evidence, background knowledge
Starter: Display a picture of the setting. Discuss the setting, encouraging children to speak in full sentences whilst communicating their ideas.
What is inference?- what we figure out based on an experience.
Good inference use specific details from the text as well as what we know.
Read pages 7-14 of the story. Is there anything that made the flood more frightening? How do you know? Re-read the words and show the pictures that supports your evidence.
Now, read pages 17 and 18 again. On page 18, Kanni sang a lullaby to soothe the baby animals and birds. Why did Kanni sing a lullaby? Do you think the animals needed a lullaby? Why? How does the author/writer makes the journey seem even longer? Which words did the writer use? How do you know?
Use the text, picture clues and your own experiences to figure out answers for the questions below.
What was Pattan afraid of? How do you know?
How long did Pattan, Kanni and the creatures stay in the pumpkin?
How did the baby animals feel during the journey? How do you know?
Why did Kanni sing a lullaby?
Pose your own questions and answer. Remember to use clues, pictures from the story and your own background knowledge when answering the questions.