Month: August 2022

Taking the Scraps Out.

Taking the Scraps out

Page 26


Question  Answer
Where did mum tell the boy to put the scraps? p.26 Outside and throw them in the Garden. 
What did the boy notice when he went out to the garden a few weeks later? p.27 When he Threw the Plant. The plant was growing in the place where he threw the plant in the Garden.
What had happened after days of rain and sun? p.28 When the rain and the sunshine Followed, the Plant grew Bigger And Bigger. It Sent long Shoots along the Ground.
How big had the pumpkins grown and what colour were they? p.29 So The Pumpkins Change to Grey Pumpkin, and then when the boy touched the grey pumpkin it was so soft, so he lay down next to the grey pumpkin.
What do you need to do if you want to store pumpkins for a long time? p.30 Because It Meant that they Could be stored for a long time.


My No Lunch.

No Lunch

Page 12


Question  Answer
Why was Addison worried at play time? p.12 Because her mum forgot to pack his lunch.
Why was Addison’s tummy rumbling? p.13 She didn’t eat any food.
Why was he not able to think properly? p.14 Because he was hungry She Couldn’t think.
Why was he going to cry? p.16 He Saw His dad drive up the road on the farm bike.
Why is it important that we eat lunch? It’s just not good if you don’t eat food.

Hinemoa and Tutankai.

          JJ 46 Level 2 – Hinemoa and Tutanekai

                        Follow up activity


  1. Agree/Disagree statements – Justify your answer:


Statement Agree/Disagree How do I know?
Hinemoa’s father wasn’t happy with his daughter’s relationship. Hinemoa and Tutanekai. wanted to be together But Hinemoa’s father would not Agree.
Hinemoa smashed the hue to make Tutanekai come to her. She wanted to come with tutanekai.
They thought that a calm water would be more favorable for paddling. At last They worked out a way to be together. They Agreed that on a calm night

  • Synonyms – match the words with their synonyms

brave dedicated still
calm Still  dedicated
determined courageous Come back
reach Stretch out solve
return Come back stretch out
work out solve courageous


  1. Irregular verbs – Match the following verbs to their past tense form:


think thought took
may might sent
hide hid came
creep crept saw
send sent fell
go came met
tell told thought
take took might
give gave made
fall fell knew
make made heard
meet met crept
know knew went
see saw began
begin began gave
come came hid
hear heard told

  • Write three characteristics the you have in common with Hinemoa or Tutanekai:


Character: Hinemoa tutanekai Umukaria. Determined crept edge 
We have in common Hinemoa would paddle a waka over to Mokoia Island to join him.