Thursday, 25 August 2016

W6 - Tasks & Questions

W6 - Chapters 23-26

TASKS - Choose from the following:


1. 
You can visit any of the lands in the story. Pretend you are in that land and design a postcard to send to a friend.

2. Design a new book cover for 'The Magic Faraway Tree'. Make sure to write a blurb to go with it!

3. Make a short movie or trailer advertising the book.

4. Create something from the book on MINECRAFT! Write in words underneath what it is and take a good picture of it.

5. Research the author Enid Blyton. What other books has she written?


Twitter Chat Questions

1. Can you please share any tasks that you have completed this week. Try and leave a reply on someone else's creation.


2. Silky, Moon-Face and Saucepan man might be in 'The Land of Tempers'. Would you go up there and look for them? Why?


3. How did everyone stop themselves from getting angry in 'The Land of Tempers'? What can you do when you feel yourself getting angry?


4. The woodpeckers saved the day by using teamwork. Why is teamwork important? What are the keys to good team work?


5. In 'The Land of Presents' you must get a present for someone else. Who would you get a present for? What would you get?


6. What was your favourite land in the story? Why did you like it?


7. What are the main themes of the story? What did you learn from them?


8. Who are your favourite characters in the story? Why?


9. Did you like the way the story ends? How did you feel?


10. What score do you give this book out of 10? Why?



Chapter Chat 3 - Week 5

Thanks everyone for taking part in today's Chapter Chat! It's always a highlight of the week to see everyone's creations!

Here's a few that stood out for me this week!

Thursday, 18 August 2016

W5 - Tasks & Questions

W5 - Chapters 18-22

TASKS - Choose from the following:


1. 
Moon-Face's slippery slip is boarded up and there is no way of getting down from the top of the magic faraway tree. Design a new EXIT!

2. 
Create your own medicine for 'The Land of Magic Medicines'. Make sure you label it and explain what it does and how to use it.

3. 
Interview one of the characters using Puppet Pals. Write at least 5 questions to ask.

4. Make a list of all the good and bad things about Rick. (Draw a picture of Rick to go with it). Have a class debate about Rick. One side thinks he is a good boy, the other side thinks he is a naughty boy.



Twitter Chat Questions

1. Can you please share any tasks that you have completed this week. Try and leave a reply on someone else's creation.


2. The old woman who lives in a shoe moved into Moon-Face's house. How do you think he felt? How would you feel if someone took your house?


3. The old woman said "Little girls should be seen and not heard!" What does this mean? Do you agree? Why?

4. The old woman who lives in a shoe left her children to take care of themselves. They loved it! What would you do if your mum and dad left you by yourself?


5. How did they get Moon-Face's house back? How did Rick make up for his past mistakes?


6. Franny had to stay behind while everyone else went to 'The Land of Magic Medicines'. How did she feel? Would you stay behind?


7. In 'The Land of Magic Medicines' they mentioned lots of different medicines. Which one would you try? Why?


8. Rick is constantly getting into trouble throughout the story. Is he really a naughty boy? Do you like him? 


9. Moon-Face, Silky, Saucepan man and the children are such great friends? Why do you think this is? What makes a great friend?


10. Where do you think Moon-Face, Silky and Saucepan man have gone? What do you think will happen next?



Chapter Chat 3 - Week 4

Thanks everyone for taking part in Chapter Chat this morning!! It was so cool to see all the different lands and toffee shocks!!! Isn't 'The Magic Faraway Tree' such a cool book??

Here's a few tasks that stood out for me today!

 

Friday, 12 August 2016

Thursday, 11 August 2016

W4 - Tasks & Questions

W4 - Chapters 13-17

TASKS - Choose from the following:

1. Draw/design your own magic land. If you could climb a ladder up into the clouds, what magic land would you find up there? Write your magic land's name on a signpost at the top of the ladder.

2. Make your own version of toffee shocks! Bring them into school for everyone to try! Make an advert for them.

3. Make a diorama about the story so far! Maybe it could be a digital diorama like Paige from @WMS_Tikouka has made a few times!

4. Write 5 questions you could ask the author. Pretend you are the author and answer your questions.



Twitter Chat Questions

1. Can you please share any tasks that you have completed this week. Try and leave a reply on someone else's creation.

2. The toffee shock lollies grew bigger as you sucked on them. Would you like to try one? Who would you like to surprise with one?

3. Saucepan man got confused which land he was in. How did this confusion get Saucepan man in trouble? 

4. 'The Land of Toys' was full of toys. What is your favourite toy? Why do you like it?

5. Joe came up with a plan to rescue Saucepan man. Can you tell us about a time when you had to plan something out or get out of a tricky situation?

6. The children's mother agreed to let the kids go to 'The Land of Goodies'. What type of person was their mother? Do you like her?

7. Did 'The Land of Goodies' live up to expectations? What was good about it?

8. How did Rick get everyone into trouble? How do you think he feels?

9. What is a scolding? Have you ever received a scolding? What for? Did you deserve it?

10. What do you think is going to happen next? Will Rick make up for what he has done?


Chapter Chat 3 - Week 3

Thanks everyone for another fab Chapter Chat today! As always there were lots of quality tweets and fantastic creations! Ka pai!

Here are a few tasks that stood out for me this week! They took the GOLD medals! There are a lot more on our Facebook page!


Thursday, 4 August 2016

W3 - Tasks & Questions

W3 - Chapters 9-12

TASKS - Choose from the following:

1. Design a poster advertising the 'Land of Do As You Please' or draw/design 'The Land of Do As You Please'.

2. Make up your own silly song/poem. Use the same format that Saucepan man uses: start every sentence with a two, except for the last. Present and record you song/poem.

3. Write who am I clues for the characters in the book.

4. Create a map of the enchanted forest. Use your imagination and prompts from the story.



Twitter Chat Questions

1. Can you please share any tasks that you have competed this week. Try and leave a reply on someone else's creation. 

2. The children always had to help their mother out at home. Do you have any jobs that you do at home?

3. Rick went up to the top of the ladder to see what land was coming next. Was this a good move? Would you go by yourself?

4. In 'The Land of Dreams', dreams come true. What's your favourite dream? What would you wish for?

5. In the Land of Dreams everything kept changing. Is change good? Do you like change?

6. The children snuck out at night to go to 'The Land of Do As You Please'. Was this the right thing to do? Why?

7. What did they do in the 'Land of Do As You Please'? What would you do?

8. In the 'Land of Do As You Please' you can do what you want. Do you think you should be able to do what you want? Should we have rules?

9. Why did Rick's aunt call him a naughty little story teller? 

10. What do you think the next land will be? What do you think will happen next?


Chapter Chat 3 - Week 2

Thanks everyone for another fantastic Chapter Chat! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me!

Here's a few tasks that stood out for me today! There are some awesome creations here!