First, read the story. Click on the book to get the link.
Next, screenshot 5 new words from the text and paste them beside this box.
(Paste them here)
Think of the answers to these questions and write down what you think.
- What is bok choy?
- Do William and Jacob like Mr Ah Sum at the beginning of the story? How do you know?
- Why do you think Mrs Bishop ‘talks as if Mr Ah Sum isn’t there’?
- Where do you think this story happened? How do you know?
- Where is Mr Ah Sum’s family? Why are they there?
- Do you think Mr Ah Sum will ‘be after something’ like Mrs Bishop says he will? Why do you think that?
Read this part on page 12.
- Why do you think the writer put this part into the story?
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Create your own comic strip about what you think it would be like to live as a Chinese miner (Make up your own characters and story!)
There is a template you can use if you can use if you want to, or make your own.