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:
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.