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January 6th


Photo : Photo courtesy of Alex Stoddard

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Question time!

What has just hatched from the egg?

Why is the girl unafraid?

Why might the crows be displeased?

What will happen now that it has hatched?

How did the girl end up with the egg in her hands?

How do you think the girl hurt her knees?

How is she feeling? What does the look in her eyes tell you?

Perfect picture!

Can you draw a picture of the creature that has emerged from the egg?

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Story starter!

The crows had been gathering for some time, no doubt displeased by the girl’s actions.

She could feel the cold, wet slime dripping slowly from her fingertips, but it didn’t bother her. Her hands were still, steady, without fear: she had been eagerly awaiting this moment.

All she could think about was the creature in front of her, finally escaped from its cage. It had hatched. It was time…

Can you continue the story?

Sentence challenge!

Fronted adverbials

A fronted adverbial goes at the beginning of a sentence.

It describes the verb in the sentence.

It describes where, when or how.

E.g. A few minutes ago, the egg had started to crack.

With a gentle cracking noise, the creature emerged from the egg.

Sick sentences!

These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help?

The girl held the egg. It felt slimy. She was curious. Her heart pounded.

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