Friday, 24 May 2013

My class reading groups activity

Green Group

No more cats by Jennifer Beck SJ. pt.1 No.3 2008

1. Take a screenshot of the story and insert into this document.
2. What do you think this story is about?The dad doesn't want another cat after there old             cat died .
3. In your own words explain why Dad did not want another cat.Because he can’t get over the death of there old cat named rusty who used to sleep in his lap he doesn't want to replace the life of his favorite cat and he doesn't want any other cat to try and replace him.
4.What did Dad plan to do about the stray cat? Catch it and take it to the S.P.C.A..
5.Why is it more difficult to find a new home for an adult cat?Because it cost more money to look  after and they are older so it makes it harder to make sure there okay .
6. When had the old cat carrier box last been used?right after rusty got sick and died .
7. Who was Rusty? Explain what had happened to him.he was there old cat who had gotten sick and  had to be put down because there was no cure .
8. In your opinion was Dad fond of cats? Use evidence from the story to support your
ideas.not yet he still liked cats .He thought of rusty and said to himself time to move on from rusty we are gonna have this cat.
9. Why do you think the writer thought Dad was just plotting to catch the cat?because he knew it would be easier for him then just keep on trying to catch it.
10. When the writer got home from soccer what did she find?there was no more ginger cat she thought it was gone but her dad was actually watching a motor car race with the stray ginger cat.
11. Explain why Dad thought Ferrari would be a good name for the stray cat.he thought the cat was sleek and fast and so are ferrari’s
12. Complete the key vocabulary table:
what you think it means
dictionary definition
Cool and flash
of hair, fur, or skin,Smooth and glossy: "he was tall, with sleek, dark hair"
Having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion
jump up
Smooth down by rubbing with pounce or pumice.
in a lying up against something .
Be in or move into a sloping position: "he leaned back in his chair"
living room where the family things are and where the tv is and where the family can have meetings.
Lie, sit, or stand in a relaxed or lazy way: "students were lounging about reading papers
rubbing or gently scratching.
An act of hitting or striking someone or something; a blow.

Use the above words in sentences of your own. You need to use one adjective and
one verb in each sentence. Highlight each one in a different color as shown.
(Example - Sione cut open his packet of chicken noodles and dropped them into the
shiny steel pan of hot water to cook.)

The  dad stroked and rubbed the ginger cat and let it sleep in his warm   lap.
Dad thought the cat was sleek so he named it ferrari .                
Dad pounced but the stray cat was to fast and it ran away.
Dad was angry but mum said just let him trust you dad said yes I need to cunning.
Dad let the stray ginger cat sleep in lap in the lounge well he watched the motor car race .
The stray ginger cat was leaning up against dad.
                                        I completed my class reading groups activity.

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Room 7's pledge

Caravan' experience the students of Room 7 decided to make a pledge. Change begins with one step in the right direction......we will all make a difference to save our planet Earth.