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Hello Year Ones and welcome back to a Terrific Tuesday! laugh


Today, we’ll continue to read our story ‘Malaika’s costume’ by Nadia L.Hohn. We started reading this beautiful story yesterday, and you wrote some good predictions about the setting. I’m sure most of your guesses were right...Yes, the story is set in the Caribbean and written in Caribbean patois. This story is another wonderful example from other cultures and most of you can relate to the beautiful illustrations and language as some of your families might have come from the Caribbean.  

Malaika's Costume by Nadia L.Hohn

Today, you are going to need to put yourself in the story. Have a look at this page of the book again:  



We can see that Malaika and her gran are having a conversation, but the text doesn't tell us what they are saying... 


Today's task: 

L.O: To write a speech bubble.    


I can use capital letters, full stops and finger spaces.     

I can draw inference from a story.  


Key vocabulary: you, time, where, for,they


Today we would like you to write speech bubbles. One for Malaika, and one for her gran. Have a think about what they might be saying to each other, and rehearse the speech out loud. 


Key questions: 

What do you think Malaika and her Grandma are talking about?  

How do you think Malaika feels?

What makes you think so? 


Have a look at this example below: