Monday, June 17, 2013

A Name that Tells a Story

A Name that Tells a Story - Pt 2, No 3, 2007

1. Find the meanings of these words from the story.
loop - It means a curve or circle.
persuade - To make someone so something be telling the reasons why they should do it.
desperate - If you are desperate you will do anything to change your situation.
current -The movement of water in a river or an ocean.
lifeless - It means something is just there, but it not doing anything.

2. Draw the incident that happened at the river.
3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Where were the boys playing? The boys were playing next to the Poroporo River looped around their house.
b) Why do you think the boys pushed Te Whanaupani into the water? The boys pushed Te Whanaupani because he was going to tell his mum on them.
c) What happened to Te Whanaupani? Te Whanaupani went to the hospital because he swallowed too much water.
d) Why was Haumu giving her mokopuna to Mama? Haumu gave her baby to Mama because what happened to Whanaupani and she wanted to replace the child that they lost.

1 comment:

Ezra said...

Misiotei I like your picture it's like it's real life you knew the words that you have to know.

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