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Reading

 

'The Ickabog'-JK Rowling

 

Chapter 17-Goodfellow Makes a Stand and Chapter 18- End of an Advisor

 

Vocabulary check

Use the internet/dictionary to find the definitions of the following words before you start reading the text. Write the definitions down in your homework book so that you can refer to them when you are reading.

furtive

retreated

eavesdropping

promotion

clattered

bode

deplored

farrago

wily

 

 

Read Chapter 17- Goodfellow Makes a Stand and Chapter 18-End of an Advisor from JK Rowling's (author of the Harry Potter series) new book- The Ickabog-https://www.theickabog.com/read-the-story/ (make sure that you take into account the punctuation when reading)

Answer the reading comprehension questions below:

Ch.17

Where were the Royal Guard waiting? Why?

Why are the soldiers asking so many questions?

How do you think Spittleworth felt when Captain Goodfellow questioned him?

Are the soldiers right to question the existence of 'Nobby Buttons?'

What does Spittleworth promise the soldiers if they don't ask anymore questions?

Did Major Roach influence the decision of the rest of the soldiers?

What actions show you that Spittleworth felt threatened when Captain Goodfellow and the other two soldiers began to ask questions?

Ch.18

What authority does a Chief Advisor have?

How does the Chief Advisor feel about the stories that he's heard?

Why does Spittleworth bow to the Chief Advisor?

How many times had Spittleworth recalled the story that night?

Which reasons does Herringbone give for taking over the investigation?

Why doesn't Spittleworth want the Chief Advisor to investigate what happened?

What do you think Spittleworth will do next,  now that he's Chief Advisor?

 

 

Writing

Based on your reading so far, what do you think will happen next?

Things to think about:

  • The King isn't aware of what's happened; Spittleworth is ruling Cornocopia without the King's knowledge.What will the King do when he finds out?
  • Was the Ickabog real? Is any part of the story that Spittleworth has told true?
  • Who is Spittleworth protecting by becoming Chief Advisor-the King or himself?
  • Is there anyone left who is able to reveal the truth about Spittleworth?

 

Make sure you write at least half a page, using evidence from the text. Remember to use cohesive devices and ensure that you use a variety of punctuation.

PE

Complete the daily Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) PE lesson.

Visit his YouTube channel here:

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1/videos

Maths

Visit the BBC Bitesize daily lesson website here:     https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zt883j6    and complete the lesson on - Converting metric measurements  You can watch the videos first to help you, then complete the activities and mark them. If you are finding it difficult, you can use your CGP study guides to help you; re-watch the videos or look for other online tutorials (Khan Academy and Mathantics are good places to start).

Music

 

Reflect, Rewind and Play-step 3

 

Well done to Eseosa and Meley for completing the whole unit. They will now work on their performances.

Homework

Choose from one of the following:

Mymaths

TTRockstars

Bugclub

PurpleMash

CGP workbooks

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