Friday, 17 October 2014

What's the big idea

What’s the big idea?
WALT summarise
Text: The Talking Cat   Author: Penny Newman

Read the text and record key words/phrases that answer these questions:

Who? Choucho,Tante Odette,Pierre leBlanc

What?  it can talk

Where? at a house

When? at night

Why? want’s to earn money

How? by

Summarise the text in 25 words
(Include key words from the text as well as your words)

rubbing his head
chopping wood
having some soup
dug the garden
giving money
Vegetable garden
knocking on the door
they are hugging
he is thinking
wrapping his tail
throwing his voice
laugh at them
it is getting dark
purred at me
i need a bed
he asked for food
cat talking
telling me
picked up
crazy idea

Extra for Experts: Thinking critically and evaluating.
  • Why do you think the author wrote this text?

Learn, Create, Share:
  • Create an animation or one minute movie of your 25 word summary. Get it ready to share on your blog.

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