The Truth Pixie

The Truth Pixie

Wherever she is, whatever the day,
She only has one kind of thing to say.
Just as cats go miaow and cows go moo,
The Truth Pixie can only say things that are true.

A very funny and lovable tale of how one special pixie learned to love herself. The Truth Pixie is an enchanting, rhyming story that will delight younger readers – with words by the bestselling mastermind Matt Haig and pictures by the inky genius Chris Mould.

Main Focus: Punctuation

This activity pack allows your children to identify and add in punctuation to part of the story.

There are seven levels of differentiation for this resource. The sheets cover:
– Capital letters and full stops.
– Capital letters, question marks and full stops.
– Capital letters, commas, question marks and full stops.

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Main Focus: Contractions

This resource covers text from pages 12, 22 and 27 and explores the contractions used.

Your children must identify the contractions and the original two words.

This is a great ways to help you children recognise various contractions within the contexts of a class story.

There are eight variations of this resource.

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Main Focus: Apostrophes

In this pack your class will explore the author’s use of apostrophes from sentences throughout the book and decide whether they are used for the purpose of a contraction or possession.

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Main Focus: Comprehension

This comprehension resource explores the text from pages 84-89 and encourages your children to reflect on the author’s use of language and phrases to uncover lessons and meanings.

A wide range of questions techniques have been used to stretch your children to help stretch them with their comprehension skills.

You must photocopy the pages from the text to help your children answer the questions.

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Main Focus: Your & You're

This resource looks at the text from pages 57 and 60 to help your children with using you’re and your correctly.

Your children must rewrite the passage and either replace the two original words with the you’re contraction or choose which your/you’re spelling fits in with the sentence.

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Main Focus: Inverted Commas

This resource covers inverted commas or speech marks.

Your children must either identify the inverted commas, recognise who is speaking in the dialogue or add in the inverted commas where they are needed.

The resource uses text from pages 34-35 and 45-47 in The Truth Pixie book.

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Main Focus: Prefixes and Suffixes

This resource helps your children identify prefixes and suffixes and recognise root words.

Your children will focus on the -ing words used in the story from pages 3-45 as well as look at other prefixes and suffixes.

Your children will identify when to:
– simply add ‘ing’
– drop the ‘e’
– double the consonants

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Main Focus: Story Reflection (Whole Book)

This resource pack encourages your children to think and reflect on the messages and scenarios throughout the story and see how they can be applied to their lives.

There is so much to cover in this book so we have taken a line or two from the pages and created a quick activity for each.

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Main Focus: Reflection

This resource helps your children reflect on the pages read in class.

This will help you to understand what your children are absorbing and their thoughts on the story.

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