Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Reading activity

I wonder

Shakespeare Week 5


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Book Report

10 Non-Fiction Journal Investigation

Journal Investigation: Non-Fiction (article)

Read your Journal article and answer the following questions-

1. Title:The Call of the Conch

2. Author:Jill Macgregor

3. What is the article about?It is about a traditional shell that they use to blow at special occasions in samoa.

4. Where does the article take place?In Samoa,in the village called Sataoa.

5. List 4 things you have learnt from the article
  • That another word for conch is triton.
  • That conch shells can measure up to 50 centimetres.
  • The triton feeds on molluscs, starfish, and worms.
  • The  triton conch is named after the Greek god of the sea.

6. Write 3 questions you would like to ask the author if you could meet them
  • Do you come from the country Samoa?
  • What inspired you to write an article about this?
  • Did you have fun writing this article?

7. Find 5 new or interesting words from the article.
Write a meaning for each.
  • Triton - Conch shell
  • Crucial - Decisive or critical, esp. in the success or failure of something.
  • Plagues - A contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes .
  • Tapering -Diminish or reduce or cause to diminish or reduce in thickness toward one end.
  • Exhales - Breathe out in a deliberate manner.

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