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The Tin Forest

 

We are looking at a new book for the next four weeks in English - Writing, called The Tin Forest.

 

This week you have three tasks to complete.

Task 1 - Predict

Look at the front cover and the blurb of this book.

What do you predict the book is about? Why?

Write your prediction using the following sentence starters:

 

I predict that...     because the front cover shows...

 

I predict that...     because the blurb tells...

Task 2 - Ask questions

Look at the front cover and blurb again. What questions do you have about this book?

Start your questions with the following:

Who

What

Where

When

Why 

How

Task 3 - Read the book and find the meaning of unfamiliar words

Watch the YouTube video below and pause to read each page of the book. Or listen to it being read.

 

Write down at least five words that you do not understand the meaning of (eg exotic) and search for the definition of these words.

The Tin Forest by Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson

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