Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Term 3 - Week 1
Groups 1 & 2 -  Reading a Poem
Resource: ‘The Sock Funeral’ by Gwenda McKay 
(Read About, Think About Book 1)
WALT read and enjoy poetry

Knowledge Questions: Learn
  1. Where do the lost socks’ partners wait? odd sock box.
  2. What are the socks tired of doing? A land where no one knows.
  3. What colours are the socks in the poem? Red and blues and stripes and spots, green and yellow and polka dots.

Comprehension Questions: Learn, Create, Share
   4.    Does the poet think both socks from a pair usually get lost? Explain your answer. Not really
   5.    Are the socks happy or sad to leave?  Explain your answer.They are dancing away to have some fun
   6.    What do you think is the main idea of the poem?The socks  
          Explain your answer.Upload your explanation to your blog after
          conferencing with the teacher. (Task 1)

Application Questions: Learn, Create, Share
   7.   Explain how one sock from a pair might go missing in your home. Upload your
         answer to your blog after conferencing with the teacher. (Task 2)
   8.   What questions would you ask a runaway sock?Why did the sock runaway

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