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Summer 2: English - Reading, Ch 17 on 25/6/20

Summer 2: English - Reading, Pig Heart Boy Chapter 17 - Questioning a character's motivation

Instructions for 25/6/20 - Pig Heart Boy Chapter 17

WALT: Interact with and question a character's motivation

Mr Hall discusses the terms used in the WALT on the video but here is a quick summary for you:

* To interact (verb)     = To mix with / to get to know the characters

To question (verb)   = To want to know more / to not accept an answer

* Character (noun)     = Someone in a book, play or TV programme

* Motivation (noun)    = A reason for acting or behaving in a certain way

So basically, today's lesson is about getting to know why a character does or says something.


Here goes: