Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Reading week 6 term 1

This Week we learnt about a chicken Skeleton

Week 6 Term 1  Saffron’s Skeleton by Marita Vandenberg

WALT: We are learning to predict what the text is about by reading the title of the text.
SUCCESS CRITERIA: I am able to confirm my prediction by reading the text.

Read the text and then do the following Activities.
Response Activity

Activity 1 - Predict
  1. Read the title of the article and then predict what the article is about. Create a table and write your prediction down.

My Prediction( You may begin like this: I guess that this article is about……...
I predict that this article is about
weird looking skeletons.
I think this article is about a little
boy that's, going around a shop full
of different shapes of Skeleton.
I guess it's about a saffron’s
Skeleton that’s is a kind of animal
that has died years ago.   
I think this article is about bones. I
think this skeleton bones is a
dinosaur bones.
This article is about saffron's skele-
ton. I think this skeleton is a animal
I think the skeleton is a chicken
This article is about Saffron’s Skel-
eton This Skeleton is from a

]Activity  2. Read the text with your group and identify the key ideas in the text to help you clarify your predictions.
Skeleton- is a type of body part made out of bone.

A skeleton is a leftover bone from an animal.

A Chickens skeleton height is tall as a tyrannosaurus rexs foot.

A skeleton is a type of a bone. When a chicken skeleton is shiny and clean it looks yellow. But a dinosaur's skeleton is white. Cool right.

A skeleton is a type of bone that people research on and find out what bones on which animal it comes from.
Activity 3 - Clarify. Make a list of any tricky or new words, phrases or ide

as.Clarify the meaning of all these  tricky words, phrases and ideas.   
* Dermestid -                  
* Vertebrates -
* gallus Domesticus -
Activity 4 - Questioning and Discussion - What did you learn from this text? What else are you wondering about?
Whitney- What I have learnt from the  text is a lot of new and  different worlds and parts of skeletons bones.

Stephen- What i have learnt from the text is a lot of skeletons in the text.

Alisi- The thing I learnt best was about saffron’s skeleton.

Loto- So i'm wondering about how does chicken's skin come of when they are dead. And also I learned heaps more stuff about bones & skeleton. There the same thing I think.

Danny-So I am wondering how come a Chicken is about the height of the tyrannosaurus rex’s foot.  And I also learned that the the dinosaurs millions years ago particular from the ferocious
Activity 5 - Share your findings on the text by creating a summary of what you have found out.
Tamati- What i have learnt from the text is a lot of skeletons in this text.

Loto- What I have learn from this text was that how to clean chickens when they're dead. That was yuck. And I have learned that chicken bones are as hard as human bones. AWESOME!!!.

Danny-In this story I have learned that fish and birds need extra bones to support their eyes. There extra bones are meant to belong to the ostrich but they use it for the birds and fishes.,
Activity 6 - Share your work on your individual blog.


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