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Literacy

Quiz - The Secret Garden

Writing Activities:

 

1. Write a diary entry in the role of Mary on the morning following Colin’s tantrum. Consider the following questions:

  • How are you feeling this morning?
  • How did you sleep?
  • Describe what happened the night before? (Tantrum)
  • How did you feel upon hearing his shouts and screams?
  • What was your immediate reaction?
  • Were you glad to have reacted this way?
  • Did this change your impressions of Colin?
  • Is he really the Rajah you expected him to be?
  • How do you expect to resolve his mood?

 

2. You have been asked to write a book review to be published on a children’s website. This review will be based on ‘The Secret Garden.’ Please include the following:

  • Title of the book
  • Author
  • Genre
  • Rating (out of 5 stars)
  • Main characters and their traits
  • Setting of the story/main events
  • Summarise what happens in the story
  • Your favourite part
  • What could be improved
  • Other books/stories that it is similar to.

 

The Story Room is a website which publishes book reviews written by children. Have a look at some reviews as you gain ideas and inspiration.

https://www.storyroom.co.uk/book-reviews-by-children-for-children/

 

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