The Explorer

The Explorer

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him.

Main Focus: Active and Passive Voice

This resource explores active and passive sentences.

Your children will delve deeper into the structure and order of their word and modify sentences.

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Main Focus: Comprehension

In this resource your children will be challenged to read the text and answer the questions linked to Percy Fawcett and his pursuit of ‘City Z’.

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Main Focus: Spelling

In this resource your class will be challenged to work on developing their word knowledge and spelling skills to complete the -ible / -ibly & -able / -ably suffix activities.

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Main Focus: Parenthesis

This resource explores parenthesis and encourages your children to work on their punctuation skills.

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Main Focus: Synonyms and Antonyms

These activities allow your class to develop their knowledge of synonyms and antonyms in context and as independent activities.

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Main Focus: Creative Writing

This resource is an extension of the Comprehension above.

In this activity, your children are tasked to write the final letter from Percy Fawcett to his family.

 

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