The Twits

The Twits is a very famous book by Roald Dahl. Miss B has a few copies on the bookshelf. It is about a horrible couple called Mr and Mrs Twit. They get up to all sorts of mischievous and nasty behaviour. You can read The Twits through this link  Roald Dahl – ebook – The…

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Making Inferences

Our focus strategy this week is Making Inferences.   We remember that TEXT CLUES + BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE = INFERENCE   Authors use inference to SHOW their readers more information about the setting ( eg: weather, mood) and the characters (opinions, emotions).     Let’s practice the skill of inferring.   1. Click HERE to guess…

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Reading Groups Week 6

Learning Intention: We are learning to Make Inferences so we figure out exactly what the author is trying to say. Today you need to log in to the student’s area of this site. The password is on the board. You need to drag the magnifying glass into the book. Complete the following 3 tasks: A)…

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Reading Groups Week 5 – Inferring

This week our focus strategy is on MAKING INFERENCES. Firstly, CLICK HERE to read what making inferences means and test out your skills. Read the story about Pete and Patti and then click the flower (you’ll know what I mean when you visit this site). Next, you need to visit THIS SITE to play an…

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Reading Groups Week 6

Currently, we are learning to  MAKE INFERENCES. Here is a great video to watch! Bosco especially likes Peresozo the sloth, another class mascot!     Now here are some activities so you can practise the skill yourself. Visit this site first. And here and here if you have time.  

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