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Tuesday 16th June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 12

  1. Who was screaming? (p68)
  2. Describe the canal water. (p68)
  3. What had caught Allie’s foot? (p69)
  4. Why did crocodile say ‘by dose’? (p71)
  5. Who do you think the hero is? Why?

Monday 15th June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 11

  1. How did Crocodile reach Gran? (p62)
  2. What did Gran buy from the shop? (p64)
  3. What had Crocodile collected on the deck of the Daisy May? (p65) Tick two correct answers.

trolley, boot, wheels, duck, weeds, bucket

4. Which word says how the boat moved? (p65)

5. What do you think the screams were? (p67)

6. the events of the story in order.

 

Gran said she didn’t like the boat toilet.

 

Crocodile helped Gran off the fence

 

Gran gave Crocodile fish-shaped sweets

 

Katie Kiddie Kamper told the children to go to the puppet show.

Friday 12th June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 10

  1. Where was the crocodile sulking? (p53)
  2. What did Gran offer Allie for breakfast? (p53)
  3. What was tickling Crocodile? (p54)
  4. What did Gran find along the canal bank? (p57)
  5. How did Gran climb the gate? (p60)
  6. What did Allie suggest Gran do while at the Kamper Klub?
  7. How do you think the crocodile will help? (p61)

Thursday 11th June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 9

  1. Where did Allie find the barbecue? (p47)
  2. Where was the crocodile fishing? (p47)
  3. What did the crocodile eat? (p47)
  4. What did Gran say would be good for the crocodile? (p50)
  5. How did crocodile feel about having to catch his food? How do you know? (p50)
  6. What do you think it means by ‘two elderly water rats were not so lucky’? (p52)

Wednesday 10th June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 8

  1. Why did Gran scream? (p42)
  2. Describe the roof of the Daisy May. (p43)
  3. Think of a time something snagged in your hair. Think of another word meaning snagged.
  4. Why was the Daisy May trying to get away from the Python’s boat?
  5. Suggest another word for dabbling. (p45)
  6. What caused the waves on the canal? (p45)

Tuesday 9th June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 7

  1. What do you think is in the long green bag? (p36)
  2. How far above the crocodile was Allie? (p39)
  3. Why would it be difficult for the crocodile to climb up the side of the boat? (p39)
  4. What day do you think it is? What’s the clue? (p41)

 

5. Put the events of the story in the correct order:

 

Allie pushed the tiller the wrong way.

Crocodile went under the boat to look for flippers.

The Daisy May boat started.

The Pythons barged in to the boat hire house.

Monday 8th June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 6

  1. Which adjectives did the crocodile use to describe the boat? (p28)
  2. How did the crocodile leave Allie? How did he feel? (p28)
  3. Describe the trousers of the thin person on p29
  4. Why do you think the door slammed on p29?
  5. If the boat engine wouldn’t work, how do you think the boat is moving silently? Explain your answer. (p32)

Friday 5th June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 5

  1. What day did they go to the canal? (p19)
  2. How did they get to the canal? (p19)
  3. What was the name of their boat? (p21)
  4. Describe how the crocodile got on to the boat (p23)
  5. What colour was the car Allie had seen through the porthole? (p27)
  6. Why do think Allie may have seen the car before?

Thursday 4th June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 4

  1. How did Mum feel about Allie and Gran going on holiday? (p15)
  2. How did Allie feel about staying to play with Arabella? How do you know? (p15)
  3. Where do you think Arabella and Uncle Ernest are going to holiday? Why do you think this? (p16)
  4. Put the events of the story in order:

 

Allie and Arabella pulled faces at each other.

 

Allie told Gran the crocodile was getting fat.

 

They stood together on the bank feeding the crocodile haddock.

 

Arabella ate Allie’s favourite egg sandwiches.

Wednesday 3rd June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 3

  1. Which room did Allie and Gran go to? (p9)
  2. . What colour were the girl’s eyes? (p9)

blue  grey  green  hazel

 

3. Where does Mr Python work? (p10)

4. What does Allie’s mum think is in Granny’s lake? (p11)

5. What did Arabella eat? (p12)

6. What is Allie’s mum’s name? (p14)

7. What is a barge? (p14)

Tuesday 2nd June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 2

  1. Where did the chubby crocodile settle? (p6)
  2. How many days did it take the crocodile to eat the whole truck load of fish? (p6)
  3. How do we know the fish freezer was big? (p6)
  4. What does ‘protested’ mean? (p8)
  5. Describe Gran’s smile on p8.

Monday 1st June

Reading with Mr Baker

Crocodile canal by Angie Sage

Part 1

  1. Who was the first to speak in the story? (p1)
  2. What is a haddock? (p1)
  3. Where were Gran and Allie standing? (p1)
  4. What was the secret about the new lake? (p3)
  5. How much haddock had the crocodile eaten today? (p3)
  6. Where had Allie found the crocodile? (p4)

Friday 22nd May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 11

  1. Who did Winnie hope she looked like before she fell? (p86)
  2. What did Winnie like about the way Wilbur looked? (p86)
  3. Who was knocking at the door? (p88)
  4. What did Winnie keep in the dresser? (p92)
  5. Name to types of cheese Winnie mentions on p94.
  6. What did Wilbur wear for the photo on p94?
  7. How did they use the broken plates on p95?
  8. Look for a photograph of yourself and describe what you are doing in the picture.

Thursday 21st May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 10

  1. What was Winnie wearing the day she chose the kitten Wilbur? (p76)
  2. Describe how Winnie looked when she was younger. (p78) circle the correct answers.

 

perfect teeth / gappy teeth / cracked teeth

frizzy hair / straight hair / short hair

pale face / red face / plump face

3. What happened to Winnie’s face on p80?

4. For how many years had Winnie worn the same outfit? (p82)

5. Where did Winnie go shopping for clothes? (p83)

6. How did Winnie cover her legs on p84?

Wednesday 20th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 9

  1. After using her magic wand, where did Winnie go? (p70)
  2. Where were the saucepan-lid cymbals strapped? (p70)
  3. What caused the last ping? (p70)
  4. How did Wilbur collect money? (p72)
  5. Put the events of the story in the right order.

 

The conductor asked Wilbur to wear a bow tie.

 

Wilbur collected money in a hat.

 

Winnie stamped her feet crossly.

 

The conductor told Winnie and Wilbur to go away because they were scaring the choir.  

Tuesday 19th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 8

  1. What was the conductor holding on to? (p62)
  2. Which word suggests the conductor enjoyed Wilbur’s singing? (p64)
  3. What was Winnie’s exciting idea on p65?
  4. Which item of clothing did the conductor ask Wilbur to wear? (p67)
  5. How does Winnie show she is cross? (p68)
  6. What do you think Winnie’s ideas is on p69?

Monday 18th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 7

  1. Where was the music coming from? (p53)
  2. What are bloomers? (p53)
  3. True or false: Winnie found the sound coming from the factory. (p54)
  4. Why were they having a concert? (p57)
  5. What kind of voice did Winnie say she has? (p58)
  6. How do we know Wilbur did not enjoy Winnie’s singing? (p60)

Friday 15th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 6

  1. How did Wilbur look at the show? (p44)
  2. How did Wayne look at the show? (p44)
  3. Who spotted the judge first? (p45) Tick the correct answer.

Wilbur Winnie Wayne Wanda

4. Which cat did the judge see first?

5. Put the events of the story in the correct order.

The judge said Wayne had got fleas.

Wilbur pulled off the vet’s toupee.

Winnie used magic to freeze Wilbur.

Wilbur wore a dried tarantula as a prize.

Thursday 14th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 5

  1. How did Winnie try to make Wilbur look beautiful? (p36)
  2. What was hop, hop, hopping in Wilbur’s fur? (p38)
  3. When had Wilbur last seen a vet? (p40)
  4. Where did Wilbur sit? (p40)
  5. What is a toupee? (p40) How do you know?
  6. How much did Winnie pay the vet? (p43)

Wednesday 13th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 4

  1. What is the name of Winnie’s big sister? (p29)
  2. What show is on tomorrow? (p29)
  3. Who won the show last year? (p29)
  4. Which adjective did Winnie use to describe Wilbur? (p30) Tick one.

lonely   lazy    lovely    loud

  1. What was stuck between Wilbur’s ears? (p34)
  2. What hung from Wilbur’s tail? (p34)
  3. List 3 things Winnie found on page 35.

Tuesday 12th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 3

  1. Which sound can Winnie say again, now she has her new tooth? (p22)
  2. What did Winnie grab when she jumped out of bed? (p22)
  3. What did the tooth fairy give Winnie? (p23)
  4. Does Winnie like her new tooth? How do we know? (p23)
  5. What happened to Winnie’s skin? Name two things. (p25)
  6. What did Wilbur find under the pillow? (p26)

Monday 11th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 2

  1. Look at page 13. When will Winnie go to the dentist? Tick the correct one.

Now      never     Noon    next week

2. Look at the picture on page 14. What does pirouetting on his toes mean? (p15) Can you pirouette?

3. What did Winnie wish for? (p17)

4. How do we know the tooth fairy was upset with Winnie? (p19)

5. What did the tooth fairy do with her wand? (p20)

 

Thursday 7th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Winnie says cheese Laura Owen and Korky Paul

Part 1

  1. What were Winnie and Wilbur watching on TV? (p7)
  2. Where was Winnie sitting? (p7)
  3. How many teeth did Wilbur lose? (p8)
  4. What is the name of the dentist? (p9)
  5. How do we know Wilbur did not want to go to the dentist? (p9)
  6. How many teeth had Winnie lost? (p12)

Wednesday 6th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Gorilla Granny – Frank Rodgers

Part 7

  1. Who gathered around Suzie? (p37)
  2. What question did Gran ask? (p37)
  3. How does Gus feel on p40?
  4. What did the cars do on p41?
  5. How did Gus feel on p43?
  6. Where was Gran on p43?
  7. Who suggested Fred’s zoo should be closed down? (p44)
  8. How did Gus feel on p46?
  9. Draw a timeline of Gus’s feeling throughout the story. What emotions doses he show? How does he show them?

Tuesday 5th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Gorilla Granny – Frank Rodgers

Part 6

  1. Where did Gus put the boy? (p31)
  2. Look at the picture on p31. Describe what you see.
  3. Tick 3 things that flew into the air (p32)

hat   fruit   vegetables   the boy   tins

4. What happened to the bananas? (p32)

5. How did Suzie’s gran get to the animal refuge centre? (p35)

6. How did Fred reveal the gorilla? (p35)

7. Describe how Suzie feels on p36.

Monday 4th May

Reading with Mr Baker

Gorilla Granny – Frank Rodgers

Part 5

  1. Who opened the door to Fred Pepper? (p26)
  2. Who did Fred see get on the bus? (p27)
  3. Describe Fred’s thoughts and emotions on p28
  4. How was Gus behaving on the bus? (p29)
  5. What colour ball did the boy have? (p29)
  6. Who on p30 made the ‘Shh!’ sound?
  7. What do you think will happen next?

Friday 1st May

Reading with Mr Baker

Gorilla Granny – Frank Rodgers

Part 4

  1. What did Suzie wear to go downstairs? (p19)
  2. Where did Suzie find Gus? (p20)
  3. How many bananas had Gus eaten? (p20)
  4. Which adjective did Suzie use to describe how Gus looked? (p21)

terrific    terrible   troublesome   trendy

5. What was Gus eating on p22?

6. Who was coming up the path? (p23)

7. Put these events in the order they appear in the story.

Gus ate 7 bananas.

Gus had a bath.

Suzie found Gus at the back door at night time.

Suzie and Gus wait at the bus stop.

Thursday 30th April

Reading with Mr Baker

Gorilla Granny – Frank Rodgers

Part 3

  1. Why did Suzie put a finger to her lips? (p14)
  2. Describe how Suzie and Gus went upstairs. (p14)
  3. Suzie said she would take Gus to the animal refuge centre. Tick the correct time:

today   tonight   tomorrow   two ‘clock

4. What did Gus smell of? (p15)

5. How did Gus behave in the bath? (p15)

6. Who was coming upstairs? (p16)

7. What was Gus doing in the wardrobe? (p18)

Wednesday 29th April

Reading with Mr Baker

Gorilla Granny – Frank Rodgers

Part 2

  1. What did Fred Pepper use to carry the animals’ food? (p10)
  2. What were the animals fed? (p10)
  3. Whose cage was at the end of the row? (p11)
  4. How did Gus feel when Fred threw food in for him? (p11) Tick one

greedy    glum    glad   great

5. Who howled for something decent to eat? (p11)

6. Describe how Gus walked away from his cage. (p12)

7. What time was it when Gus got to Suzie’s back door? How do you know?

8. What do you think might happen next?

Tuesday 28th April

Reading with Mr Baker

Gorilla Granny – Frank Rodgers

  1. What is the name of the girl? (p5)
  2. Who is Gus? (p5)
  3. Tick which one describes how the cage smells. (p5)

Sawdust   

Hay  

Rubbish bin  

Raw meat

4. Copy the two adjectives used to describe the gorilla. (p5)

5. Where was Suzie staying? (p6)

6. Who did Suzie say she would talk to? Why might she talk to him? (p6)

7. What did Fred Pepper plan to do with his money? (p7)

8. What two things did Mr Pepper say he does to look after the animals? (p8)

9. Look at the picture of the meal on p9. Describe what you can see.

Reading Monday 27th April 2020

Whizz-Bang Winnie Part 12

Laura Owen and Korky Paul.

  1. What did Winnie magic in order to get to the race quickly? (p88)
  2. Which part of her body did Winnie hurt when she fell? (p89)
  3. What are castors? (p89) Look for castors in your home.
  4. Describe how Winnie used her roller skates. (p90)
  5. How fast were Winnie and Wilbur going? (p92)
  6. Who won the race? (p94)
  7. What did Jerry offer Winnie? (p94)
  8. What did Winnie offer Jerry? (p95)

Book review

Time to vote for the next book Mr Baker should read

Reading Friday 24th April 2020

Whizz-Bang Winnie Part 11

Laura Owen and Korky Paul.

  1. How do we know Wilbur was nervous? (p82)
  2. What was Wilbur’s helmet made of? (p82)
  3. Find a word which means hold/ held. (p82)
  4. How did Winnie get hurt? (p84)
  5. Describe the new wheels on the broom. (p84)
  6. What happened to Winnie’s wand? (p86)

 

Reading Thursday 23rd April 2020

Whizz-Bang Winnie Part 10

Laura Owen and Korky Paul.

  1. What was actually hanging all over the village streets? (p75)
  2. Where was the man when they landed? (p75)
  3. How did the man describe the race cars? (p76) Tick two correct answers:

shiny      squealing   smoking     silver

5. What does the man expect will happen after the race? (p77)

6. Which day did Winnie say she would race and beat the man using her broom? (p78)

7. Copy the homophone words from p79

8. Describe how Winnie and Wilbur prepared the broom for the race. (p81)

Reading Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Whizz-Bang Winnie Part 9

Laura Owen and Korky Paul.

  1. Describe how Winnie was putting on her space suit. (p68)
  2. Which room did the rocket take off from? (p69)
  3. Where did Winnie and Wilbur get their broom from? (p70)
  4. How did Winnie and Wilbur save the children? (p71)
  5. Who won the fancy dress prize? (p72)
  6. How did Winnie and Wilbur return home? (p73)

Reading Tuesday 21st April 2020

Whizz-Bang Winnie Part 8

Laura Owen and Korky Paul.

  1. Who did Winnie and Wilbur bump into? (p60)
  2. What happened to the story teller’s books? (p60)
  3. What grew on Winnie’s face? (p60)
  4. List 3 adjectives to describe the lion on p63
  5. What was Winnie’s second book about? (p64)
  6. What came out of the rocket? (p65)
  7. Put the events of the chapter in the correct order.

Children put their space suits on.

Winnie wanted to go to school to learn to read.

A smile like a cracked boiled egg grew on Winnie’s face.

Winnie and Wilbur bumped in to Mrs Parmar.

Reading Monday 20th April 2020

Whizz-Bang Winnie Part 7

Laura Owen and Korky Paul.

  1. What did Winnie suggest they do to fix her boredom? (p54)
  2. What did Winnie do to try to read the book? (p55)
  3. How many witches were going to school today? (p56)
  4. What did the wizards have on their foreheads? (p56)
  5. Who has stripy socks? (p56)
  6. What confused Winnie on p57?
  7. Name two characters in Winnie’s school class. (p58)
  8. Why did Winnie and Wilbur leave the classroom? (59)
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