Thursday, 18 May 2017

CC8 - Y5/6 - W4: Tasks & Questions

W4 - Half way through page 141 to page 181

TASKS - Choose from the following

1. ART - Draw a picture of Brand. Write a description of him underneath. Or draw a picture of George Nelson. TWINKL TEMPLATE

2. Make a WANTED POSTER for George Nelson. TWINKL TEMPLATE

3. Create a comic strip of the Chase scene between the boys and George Nelson.

4. Make an Acrostic Poem using the letters MS BIXBY'S LAST DAY.

5. Make a poster with the quote, "The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it." TWINKL TEMPLATE

6. RESEARCH - Steve is from Japan. Research Japan and present your findings in a poster or slideshow.

7. HANDS-ON - Pick a scene in the story so far. Either act it out in class or create it on the puppet pals app.
8. WRITING - Pretend you are Brand and write a letter to his dad encouraging him to keep trying.

9. VOCABULARY - Find the meaning of the following words: Vigorously, Compatibility, Reverberating, Congregation, Dilapidated. 

10. MAKERSPACE (Anyway you want! Minecraft, model, 3D print....) - Make the liquor store sign: WHAT ALES YOU.

Twitter Chat Questions

1. Can you please share any tasks that you have completed this week. Try and leave a reply on someone else's creation.

2. Why are there bars on the windows of the liquor store? Are bars on something a good thing?

3. Why did Topher not want to ask a person in a suit or with kids to buy them alcohol? What type of person did he want?

4. Topher says adults are always telling you stuff that is not true. Do you agree with Topher? Why?

5. How do you think the boys felt after George Nelson stole their money?
Why does Brand want to go home? What would you do?
6. Ms Bixby said, "The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it." What does this mean? Do you agree? Why?

7. Why was Brand's dad's second fall worst than the first? How are Brand and his dad alike?

8. Why did Brand need to see Ms Bixby so bad? Why did she have such an impact on his life?

9. What do you think of Ms Bixby? Do you have a special person in your life? Explain?

10. George Nelson has just gotten onto their bus! What do you think is going to happen?

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