A Name that Tells a Story - Pt 2, No 3, 2007
1. Find the meanings of these words from the story.
loop - A curve or a circle. ✔
persuade -To make someone do something by telling them reason why they should do.✔
desperate - If you are desperate, you will do anything to change your situation.✔
current - The movement of the water in a river or an ocean. ✔
lifeless - When something is not moving and looks dead. ✔
2. Draw the incident that happened at the river.✔
3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Where were the boys playing? The boys were playing near the river.✔
b) Why do you think the boys pushed Te Whanaupani into the water?
Maybe because they were fighting and then they pushed Te Wanaupani.✔
c) What happened to Te Whanaupani? He was coughing up some of the water.✔
d) Why was Haumu giving her mokopuna to Mama? So she can replace the baby as Te Whanaupani.✔