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Mr Bottomley's Reading Groups

These reading questions are due in on week beginning Monday 3rd February.

Please make sure you have completed them in your Reading Journal by your reading day.

 

1. I zoomed towards...
What does the word zoomed tell you? (1 mark)

 

2. Where does Charlie leave his scooter? (1 mark)

 

3. Look at the paragraph beginning: Suddenly, as I stepped... How does the writer make the flowers seem dangerous? Give two ways. (2 marks)

 

4. Look at A Rude Awakening.
Number the following (1-5) to show the order in which they happen in the story.

 

(1 mark)

 

5. Read from the paragraph beginning: “Wake up, Charlie...” to the end of the page.

How does this ending create suspense? (1 mark)

Here you can find the reading questions for Mr Bottomley's guided reading groups.

 

These reading questions are due in on week beginning Monday 10th February.

Please make sure you have completed them in your Reading Journal by your reading day.

 

These questions are about Guide Dogs (pages 6-7).

 

1. Look at the section headed: What guide dogs do.

Find and copy the word or group of words that shows how much difference a guide dog can make to someone.                                    (1 mark)

 

2. According to the text, which of the following do guide dogs have to learn to do?

                                                                  (1 mark) 

 

3. Look at the section headed: Guide dogs and their owners.

Why are italics used for the word disobey?

                                                                    (1 mark)

 

4. Look at the section headed: Guide dogs and their owners.
Why is it important that guide dogs demonstrate selective disobedience? (1 mark)

 

5. The owner is like the navigator on an aircraft who must know how to get from one place to another, and the dog is the pilot who gets them there safely.

What does this comparison tell you about the relationship between the owner and the guide dog? (1 mark)

                                                                    (1 mark)

 

6. Look at the paragraph beginning: When it is eight weeks old...
Find and copy one word that suggests that training a guide dog is a long process.

(1 mark)

 

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