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Reading

We are going to be starting our new text: Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx

This book is available on Epic Reading. 

 

Many years have passed since the tale of Arthur and the Golden Rope, and Arthur is now a world-famous adventurer. If only his daughter Marcy shared his enthusiasm for exploration... Determined to bring out Marcy s adventurous side, Arthur sets off to Egypt to bring back the legendary Book of Thoth. When Arthur doesn't return, Marcy must follow in his footsteps. Can she overcome her fears and rescue her father from the clutches of the great Sphinx?

From reading the text above: Can you take a guess if this book is a fiction or non-fiction text? 

1) Read up to page 11 in the text.

Stop here. 

Comprehension: 

Find the meaning of the following new vocabulary in the text: 

ancestors

wondrous 

portly

utterly 

 

Answer the questions below. Make sure to use proof from the text to support your answer!

1) Who are the two characters we are introduced to so far in the text?

2) Are these two characters similar or different? How so?

 

3) Make an inference as to how the character Mary is feeling in the image below. 

Remember when making an inference: Making Inferences Anchor Chart | Inference anchor chart, Reading ...

 

Grammar: 

We are going to take a look at how to use possessive apostrophes. 

Watch the video at the link here. 

Choose your level and complete the activity below: 

Mild

 

Spicy 

View document possessive-apostrophes-ha.pdf

 

Once complete please send to me at: y5@sfdprimary.co.uk