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Fiction Reading

Wombat Goes Walkabout

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Find three examples of repetition. I can doze, I can snooze, I can snore. He climbed and he climbed and he climbed. Wombat thought hard, very hard.
Find two examples of alliteration. Shuffled into the shade. Highest hill. Cackling kookaburras.
Give three examples of short sentences. But she wasn’t. Not much. He saw smoke. He saw fire.
What is the synonym for cackling? squawking
What is the synonym for came by? came along
What is the synonym for hole? burrow
What picture is the writer giving in lines 14-15 by repeating some words, ‘He climbed and he climbed and he climbed.’? That the event went on for some time; that it took a lot of effort; that there was a lot of it happening.
The writer is talking about the animals and the boy when he writes, ‘One look was all they needed.’ All they needed to do what? Accept his offer to shelter from the fire in the had he had just dug.
What moral is the writer teaching us in this story? The moral of the story is not to be big-headed regarding your own skills when others may also have essential ones. Wombat’s own skills of digging and thinking were not valued by others, but ended up saving their lives.
Give two synonyms for run. dash, scuttle.
Give two synonyms for fly. soar, glide.
Give two synonyms for hop. skip, jump.
Give two synonyms for swing. sway, dangle.
From whose viewpoint is the story Wombat Goes Walkabout written? Third person as the story applies ‘he’, ‘she’ and ‘they.
Created by: christinasamuel
 

 



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