Tuesday, 2 July 2013

The longest story

The Longest Story - Junior Journal 20

1. Put in the punctuation into the sentences from the story.
a) “Stop!” yelled the people “No more! No more!”.✔
b) The young man was very happy. So was Abena.✔
c) Her father said, “many young men want to marry her.” ✔

2. What does these types of punctuation mean
Speech marks - When someone speaking.
Full stop - Where you put it in the last sentence.
Capital letter -Where you put it in the first letter.  ✔

3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.

a) Where is the story set?It was in south africa.

b) Why did they have a contest?To see who has the longest story and they get to marry the daughter

c) What was the story about the young man was trying tell? he was telling About their three little chick was hungry.

d) How did the people react to the young man’s story?Because they had had enough of it.

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