Activity 1 - Skimming and Scanning
Scanning for information or key words is a very complex skill. This is an introductory activity to doing this. This task can become confusing as there is lots of information and words to process. This is a good skill to develop, as it is usually required during National Tests, it also helps during research projects and comprehension tasks.
Activity 2 - Similes
A simile is comparing one thing to something else. It makes descriptive writing more interesting.
Can you circle the simile in a sentence?
Can you add a simile to the sentence?