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Friday, 21 June 2013

Percy's Song of Freedom Reading Activity Week 5


Percy’s Song of Freedom - Pt 2, No 2, 2005



1. Find the meanings of these words from the story.
canary - A canary is a little yellow bird that sings. ✔
perch - A perch is a place where a bird sits in a nest.✔
refuse - Refuse means to say that you will not do or accept.✔
shriek - A shriek is a shrill scream.✔

2. Draw Percy singing his song.
This illustration shows Percy singing on the tallest Pine Tree.

3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Where did Percy escape to? Percy escaped outside into the open air and onto a Tree.
b) Why do you think Percy escaped from his cage? Percy escaped out of the cage because Carol accidently let him go when she was cleaning his cage.
c) Who rescued Percy? The person who rescued Percy was the father.
d) What did it mean in the story when  it said ‘With the last strength of his wings’? That means that with only the last power of his wings to fly he was able to fly.  ✔

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