Whainga ako: Understand what we are reading by using strategies of visual clues.
-read with a buddy “Cyclone Tokotoru”
-make a copy of your mahi in your “Panui folder” and then complete.
Circle the word that tells you what the picture is.
serene seven siren silence
couch coach count clutch
cycling cycle cyclone
knight night nite
tram track trailer train
jug jigsaw jig
round rotate rock rose
Finish the sentences - circle the right answers:
1. He put the phone ______________ and turned to me.
Side / down / over / under
2. After school on Friday, we ______________ off to Kuia’s.
Skipped / headed / walked / crawled
3. Maybe the ____________ forecast got it wrong, I thought.
People / weather / man / woman
4. We kissed kuia and ___________ into the lounge.
Went / smiled / happy / after
5. Kuia came in ______________.
Sunny / weather / laughing / hot
6. Dad poked his head ___________ the door.
In / round / through / side
Read text and fill in the missing kupu:
After school _on______ Friday, we headed off to ___kuas_______. When we ______________, the
sun was setting against a fiery red __sky________. Kuia always say’s “Red sky at _nigt_________ -
Sheppard’s delight”. I thought __about__________ what dad has said about the cyclone
_______tokotoru__________. Maybe _the_______ weather forecast __got_______ it wrong, I thought.
There wasn’t a single drop of ___________ that whole weekend - but Kuia says cyclone
Tokotoru ___________ be back. I reckon _________ might be right.
Which word means the same - circle the correct answer:
1. He put the phone down and turned to me.
Looked / twist / shake / smell
2. He was smiling.
Frown / laugh / jump / skip
3. After school on Friday, we headed off to Kuia’s.
Went / shot / rode / ran
4. Maybe the weather forecast got it wrong, I thought.
Elements / sun / rain / hot
5. Before long, the toy boxes were empty.
Clear / full / fall / over