Monday, 17 June 2013

Aim High

Aim High - Pt 2, No 3, 2003

1. Find the meanings of these words from the story.
observatory - It’s a place which is called space.
astronomer -It’s a person the study’s on stars and planets.
buried - To put a bury something in the ground.
expect - To think that something will happen.
yowl - It means the sky. x

2. Draw what you think the Dog Star might look like.
3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Where were the boys on the trip? They were in a classroom.
b) Why was Nik’s Mum so sad when he got home? Because she already knew that the cat died.
c) What idea did Nik have at the end? To say Hi NGC-whatever but he said it quietly and then he said something else it was this Hi, flash’s Star x(he named the star after the name of his cat)

d) What did it mean in the story when  it said ‘Nick’s face felt hot and heavy’? It means he was down and upset when he heard that his dog died.

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