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I will be reading Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown and if your child has a copy it would be great if they could read along with me. I will then set activities based around the book.

If your child does not have a copy, do not worry because there will be other reading based tasks in the general reading folder.

The big reading message from me is to keep on reading.

 

Monday - Task One

Read Chapter one and answer the questions below. Today has a vocabulary focus. 

  • What is politeness?
  • What word(s) do you think Mrs Lambchop would have preferred over ‘hey’?
  • What word shows that the bulletin board is big?
  • What word on Page 4 shows you that Stanley is fine?

 

Tuesday - Task Two

Re-read chapter one and answer the questions below. 

  • How do you think the Lambchops felt when they saw that the bulletin board had fallen on Stanley?
  • Why is Stanley flat?
  • Why will Stanley’s clothes need altering?

 

Wednesday - Task 3

  • At the end of Page 3, predict what has happened to Stanley.
  • At the end of the chapter, predict if Stanley will return to normal.
  • Do you feel sorry for Stanley? Why?

 

         Thursday 26th March

  •   Why does Mrs Lambchop decide to wake the boys up?

 

  • What is Stanley’s brother called?

 

  • How flat is Stanley?

 

  • What is the name of the doctor?

 

  • How thick is Stanley?

 

  • Summarise what happened in this chapter in less than 20 words.

 Friday 27th March   

Read, Chapter 2 and  answer the following questions.

  • What is a ‘grating’?
  • Mrs Lambchop replies ‘sharply’. What does this mean? Why does

        she reply in this way?

  • What does hasty mean?
  • Define ‘limber’.

 

Monday 30th March, Flat Stanley, Chapter 2

  • Why did Arthur bang his head when he tried to go under a door?
  • Why did Mrs Lambchop cry when her ring fell?
  • Why do you think Mrs Lambchop pretended not to notice the

        police?

  • What do the police mean by a cuckoo?
  • Why does Mrs Lambchop put a sandwich in the envelope? 

 

 

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