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Here is where you will find your groups reading homework, which will be due in a week after it is set. 

 

Mr Bond's Groups

 

Group 1

 

Read the poem called Space Tourism and answer the questions below.

 

 

 

Group 2 and 3

 

Read given extract and answer attached questions

 

 

 

 

Group 4

 

Read the exact on Space Tourism and answer the questions below.

 

 

 

Guided Reading Homework

 

Mr Bottomley's Group

For week beginning 18th March

 

Using your booklet about the Great Plague, please can you answer these questions in your green Reading Workbook. Please ensure you have done this by your reading day.

Make sure you pay attention to the number of marks on offer, to make sure your answer is an appropriate length. 

 

These questions are about Plague Remedies (page 9).

 

1. Some of the remedies were thought to cure people of the plague, while others were thought to prevent people getting the plague. 

Put ticks in the table below to show which remedies were thought to cure and which were thought to prevent the disease. 

 (2 marks)

 

2. The text tells us: even tobacco was highly valued as a medicine

Why is this surprising to us today? Choose one.

 

a) because tobacco is not smoked today

b) it is a surprise because tobacco had not been discovered in 1665

c) because we now know that tobacco is actually bad for health

d) it is a surprise that tobacco cured everyone of the plague.                         (1 mark)

 

3. People who treated plague victims were sometimes feared. Why?

Give two reasons.

(2 marks)

 

4. Think about what we now know about how the plague spread. 

How did the long overcoat really give protection?           (1 mark)

 

Thank you.

For week beginning 11th March.

 

Using your booklet about the Great Plague, please can you answer these questions in your green Reading Workbook. Please ensure you have done this by your reading day.

Make sure you pay attention to the number of marks on offer, to make sure your answer is an appropriate length. 

 

1) When Sarah told Hannah that the plague had broken out in London (page 8), Hannah breathed a sigh of relief. Why?    (1 mark)

 

2) Look at page 8. How can you tell that Sarah was scared of the plague from how she spoke and what she did?

How she spoke ___________________ (1 mark)

What she did _____________________ (1 mark) 

 

3) The inside of Sarah's shop was very different from the market described at the start of the story. 

Explain fully the differences between the shop and the market.

Think about:

  • what was happening in each place
  • the atmosphere
  • the words used by the writer                                            (3 marks)

 

4) The text ends with these two lines: 

Everything is going to be perfectly fine.

Or so it seemed.

What does the last line suggest about what was going to happen?        (1 mark)

 

 

 

 

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