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Summer 2: English - Reading Lesson 1 on 1/6/20

Summer 2: English Reading Unit - Lesson 1, 1/6/20, Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman

Instructions for Reading Lesson 1, 1/6/20

* Click on the video below - introducing Mr Hall. He ordinarily teaches Larch class (year 5/6) at the Abbey Campus. In lesson 1, he reads chapter 1 of the text 'Pig Heart Boy' by Malorie Blackman.



Today's challenge: To read aloud to convey drama

Mr Hall gives details in the video about why reading texts aloud helps to express the dramatic opening.

Your task: Answer these questions - you might want to take examples from chapter 1

* Why does the author choose to write short sentences in chapter 1?

* How does reading short sentences effect the way we read the chapter?