A Dog Called Bear
by Annette Smith (Purple)
We are learning to answer a range of comprehension questions.
Was Matthew happy about Bear being at school? How do you know?
No?because his face looked mad
Why do you think the dog is called Bear?
Because he was brown like a bear and he looks like one
List at least 3 reasons why dogs are generally not allowed at school?
On page 6 why was Bear looking sad?
Because he wanted to stay with him
On page 10 why did Mr Ford say, “Stay here, children.”
Because there might be blood
How did Dog become a hero?
He saved a little girl from running on the road
Are these statements true or false?
Bear is a young dog. True/False
Bear belonged to Matthew, who lived next door to school. True/False
Bear was a friendly dog and all the children loved him. True/False
Bear was not a hero. True/False
List 4 compound words from the text.
Find the contractions in the text and expand them. The first one has been done for you.
1. I’d - I would
2. I’ll i will
3.i’m i am
4.isn’t is not
5.he’s he is
Find a word with h