Lesson 4 - Features of a Newspaper Article
We are going to pretend that we are newspaper reporters for this part of the book. We will write a report on what happens to Grandma after she takes the medicine. But before we can do that we should have a look at what we need to include in our reports.
Can you remember the features of a newspaper report?
Have a look at the report below and see if you can pick out the features.
What did you spot?
Did you find everything?
Can you write your own check list of things you will need to include in your article?
Lesson 3 - What happens to Grandma?
Read Chapter 7 below or watch Part 3 of George's Marvellous medicine.
Use the information in the chapter and the video to finish the list of the changes that happen to Grandma after she takes the medicine.
Can you change the list above into a comic strip showing what happens to Grandma after she takes the medicine?
Lesson 2 - Grandma Gets the Medicine
The next Chapter in the book is called Grandma Gets the Medicine. This is when George gives Grandma the marvellous medicine. What do you think might happen?
Imagine you are the author Roald Dahl and write the next bit of the story. When Grandma has the medicine what happens to her? Maybe ...
Who knows? Let you imagination run wild and try and describe what happens to her in lots of detail.
You could draw a picture of Grandma to go with your description.
Lesson 1 - Brown Paint
Have a go at reading chapter 6 'Brown Paint'. Re-read or re-listen to the previous chapters (Videos and documents attached below).
Can you write a short summary of what has happened so far?
Try to keep your summary to no more that 100 words. You could use the pictures below to help jog your memory or try writing a sentence per picture to tell people what happens in the start of the book.