Pobble 365

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July 2nd

The Builders

Photo : Photo courtesy of Christina Ramos www.1x.com

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The Builders

The Builders

Question time!

Who are the team that are building the Lego structure?

What is it you think they are building?

Why do the team of builders need to work quickly?

How long do you think it will take them to finish?

Have you ever built anything before?

What skills must a builder possess?

What obstacles/challenges might the builders face?

Which of the builders do you think is in charge?

Where are their parents?

Perfect picture!

Can you draw a picture of what the house might look like when it’s finished?

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Story starter!

As soon as their delivery of building materials had arrived, the team set off to work. It looked like the clouds in the distance were beginning to spit rain down at the sleeping countryside, so they knew they must work quickly and effectively. The team were confident however: this was not their first giant Lego structure…

Can you continue the story?

Alternatively, could you write a set of instructions on how to build a Lego structure?

Sentence challenge!

Can you place adjectives into the sentences below?

Jake passed a brick to his brother, who took it carefully in his hands. Sam looked around at the countryside around him. It was a good place to build a house, he decided. It would have windows, a front door and a roof.

Sam looked up at the sky. He saw a cloud directly above him. A raindrop landed on his jumper.

Sick sentences!

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

Jake passed a brick to his brother. They were working hard. They wanted to build a house. They wanted it to be big and nice. They wanted it to have big rooms with nice windows. They wanted to build a nice roof to keep them dry.

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