Tag: Reading

Welcome to Samoa (Response to Text)

Welcome to Samoa 

(Response to Text)

  • What is the capital of Samoa?
  1. a) Wellington
  2. b) Apia
  3. c) Auckland
  4. d) Savai’i

  • Samoa is made up of how many main islands?
  1. a) 1
  2. b) 2
  3. c) 5
  4. d) 10

  • What is the main religion in Samoa? 
  1. a) Hinduism
  2. b) Christianity
  3. c) Islam
  4. d) Buddhism

  • Which of these is NOT a common crop grown in Samoa? 
  1. a) Coconuts
  2. b) Apples
  3. c) Bananas
  4. d) Taro

  • Describe what the landscape of Samoa looks like

 

It looks like a summer vacation in Hawaii with coconut trees and palm trees as well as clear water that surrounds the island and beautiful mountains that look like a great place to go hiking.

  • What is tapa cloth, and how is it made?

 

Tapa clothes are like mats that are made by soaking bark and beating it.

  • The text mentions that tourism is the most important industry in Samoa. What does this tell you about the beauty and attractions of Samoa?

 

It tells me that lots of people like to go there and check out all the beautiful places.

 

Reading Response Task

Task Description:I had to answer questions about a story called Reckless.

Reading Response

 

Name of Book: Reckless 

Author:Paul Manson

What happened in…

The beginning? The middle? The end?
A boy named Kane was walking on the side of the bay and he picked up a rock to skim. Kane saw Bronzies and then saw people who were swimming in their feeding spot. He warned the people and went home and gave his report card to his dad and then he left it on the table.

 

  1. Who are the main characters?
Kane and the Bronzies 
  1. Tell me something interesting about one of them
Kane is reckless and he cares about other people.
  1. What kind of challenges do they take on?
Kane tried to warn people that there were Bronzies in their swimming spot.
  1. What was the most exciting/interesting part?
Kane was able to warn the people and went back home to tell his dad what had happened.
  1. Have you done anything like this before?
I have not done this before at places.