Thursday, 8 May 2014

The Lightest Wood in the World part two

The Lightest Wood in the World? 1.1.04
LI: Use the text to find clues.

1. At Grandma’s house the whau tree needed pruning.

Polishing                         pruning                         prodding                         pedalling

2. Hundreds of brown seeds  rained from the prickly seed seed heads.

Seeds              seal                         head                         hill                         herd                         half

3. They save the seeds because the possum have been eating the seedlings.

Possum                         posh                         parrot                         cows             

4. The dead wood was very easy to saw  and they decide to make a raft.

Raft                         break                         saw                         boat                         seed

5. They used a leaf for the sail.  They put lemons on the rafts to see

how many they would carry before they sank.

Lawn                         sink                         leaf                         sank                         seal

6. Mikarere thought that their raft would win because it is more strong.

Stable                         strong                         lighter                         colourful

7. Maori used to use the whau wood to make rafts and floats for fishing nets.

Whau                         whanau                         whitu                         fishing                         frog

Blogger:  Choose two  sentences above and take a photo from the story or google to post on your blog.

1. At Grandma’s house the whau tree needed pruning.

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