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Below you will find reading activities for each day. It is up to you how and when you complete them, and don't feel like you have to print anything out. The reading takeaway menu is questions you can answer about the current book you are reading. 

Monday - Read the postcard, then answer the questions below

1. What is the purpose of a postcard?

2. Who do you think Sparky is?

3. How long ago was Stonehenge built?

4. Who do you think Mr Jones is?

5. How does Eddy feel about his visit to Stonehenge? Use evidence from the text to support your answer. 

6. Informal writing like postcards sometimes use humour. Can you find an example of this in the text?

7. How old do you think Eddy is? Why do you think this?

Tuesday

 

Complete the next text in your reading comprehension booklet. 

Wednesday - read the postcard, then answer the questions below

1. From reading the postcard, what type of film do you think Richard ad Diana are making? Explain your answer. 

2. What does Diana mean by 'a real atmosphere'?

3. What is the 'Slaughter Stone'?

4. Diana refers to the gallows as being 'creepy'. Why do you think she uses this word?

5. Find 3 synonyms for creepy.

6. What type of birds tend to circle around Stonehenge?

7. What do you think Diana's views on Stonehenge are? Use evidence from the text to support your answers. 

Thursday

 

Complete the next text in your reading comprehension booklet. 

Friday - read the text, then answer the questions below

1. Who is the postcard written to?

2. What do you think prompted Terry and Sandra to visit Stonehenge?

3. What do you think the word 'recommendation' means in this context?

4. Terry and Sandra discuss 'the mystery of the blue stones'. What is the mystery?

5. What is the purpose of this particular postcard?

6. List three facts from this postcard.

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