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December 12th

Voices from the stars

Photo : Photo courtesy of Dave Yoder, One Big Photo

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Voices from the stars

Voices from the stars

Question time!

What/who do you has composed this message?

Why do you think it is top secret?

How will you respond to their suggestions?

What is it you think they want from humans?

Do you think bases like this really exist?

Perfect picture!

Can you draw what the person/thing that has communicated the message looks like?

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Story starter!

For centuries, mankind has been listening to the stars, waiting for a sign that we are not the only planet in the Universe capable of supporting intelligent life. For centuries, the stars have remained silent.

This morning, the stars spoke...

CAUTION: THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

TOP SECURITY CLEARANCE PERSONNEL ONLY

LOCATION: U.S. MILITARY BASE, UTAH. ZIP CODE CLASSIFIED

GREETINGS, PEOPLE OF EARTH!

FOR MANY YEARS WE HAVE BEEN TRYING TO CONTACT YOU. WE LIVE MANY LIGHT YEARS AWAY ON A PLANET OF OUR OWN. WE ARE KEEN TO MAKE CONTACT WITH YOU. BEFORE WE PROCEED WITH FURTHER COMMUNICATIONS, WE REQUIRE FURTHER KNOWLEDGE OF YOUR SPECIES.

PLEASE TELL US ABOUT THE HUMAN RACE. TELL US ABOUT THE PEOPLE THAT LIVE ON YOUR PLANET, THE PLACES YOU LIVE, THE THINGS YOU DO AND THE WAY YOU TREAT EACH OTHER.

WE WILL BE AWAITING YOUR RESPONSE.

Can you write a response to the aliens, communicating the information they have asked for?

Sentence challenge!

A determiner specifies a noun as known or unknown.

Can you identify the determiner(s) in the sentence below?

The humans at the base had been waiting for a signal from the stars for many years.

Sick sentences!

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

Humans are interesting things. They often live in houses. They often live in towns or cities. Many humans enjoy doing hobbies in their spare time.

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