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The Firework Maker's Daughter - Learning to understand the messages (themes) in the story.


1. In your Remote Learning book, write today's date:

Monday 8th February 2021 and underline it in pencil.

2. Now write the LO: To explore the idea of a 'theme' 

 and underline it in pencil.

3. Using the  'Oak National' link below, watch the video and pause when you are asked to and respond to the questions - you can discuss your answers with an adult or someone in your family.

3. Watch through to the end of the video. Stop the video and write a written response to the question: Do you think Lila will disobey her father and become a Firework Maker? 

4. Use the following sentence starters to help you:

Yes, because

No, because

5. Send your answer to your teacher by using your class email.