When answering the questions below please write in full sentences and try to use evidence from the text to prove what you mean.
1) Why do the children call Mr Spink ‘the stick man’?
2) Page 23—”He heard Emily give a little sigh beside him.” Why does Emily sigh at this moment?
3) Is Mr Sprink right to force the family leave?
4) How can we work out who is the youngest of the three children? Look at page 25 for evidence.
Today I would like you to create a freeze frame image from the text. A freeze frame is like pressing the pause button on a remote control, taking a photo or making a statue.
Create a freeze frame image of yourself being Mr Spink when he sees the empty pie wrapper. When you have created your image annotate it with a thought bubble that shows what he is thinking.
'He saw the pie cloth in the hearth, with the crumbs of pastry that the children had left, and the stain of gravy on it. He started back as if the sight of it amazed him and glared round at them all.'
Research Queen Victoria and then create a quiz about her that you could use to test members of your family on. There is plenty of information in the PDF below and on the following webpage.
You can even look at the example layouts below to give you some inspiration.