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July 20th

Magic carpet ride

Photo : Photo courtesy of Adrian Sommeling

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Magic carpet ride

Magic carpet ride

Question time!

Can you think of a name for the boy in the picture?

How does he control the carpet?

Where might the carpet have come from? Why is it in his possession?

How might the other people in the village feel about the boy and his magic carpet?

Where does the boy live?

If you had a magic carpet, how would you use it?

Perfect picture!

Can you draw what the boy might encounter as he veers around the next corner?

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Story starter!

The boy leant to his left and swooped around another corner. He never felt more alive than when he was on his magic carpet.

Finding a straight stretch of road he urged the carpet to top speed, sending plumes of dust from the ground all around him. He quickly approached a woman dressed in black carrying a bowl of fruit…

Can you continue the story?

Can you write instructions about how to fly a magic carpet?

Sentence challenge!

Can you describe what it would be like to fly on a magic carpet?

Think about how you would feel, how fast you might move, how you control the carpet, what you can see and hear and where you are going.

Sick sentences!

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

The boy went along the street on the carpet. He went really fast. He felt happy.

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