Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Nana and the flower arranger by Janice Marriott SJ P2 N1 2008

Answer with full sentences
eg. Who is your teacher in Room 7?
Correct: Mrs Parker is my teacher in Room 7
Wrong: Mrs Parker

  1. How did Luke feel and act during the day of Nana’s funeral?
             Luke felt unhappy because his nana died.

When did this event happen?
At the graveyard.

Many words in the writing tell us that this is past tense. That the story has already happened and is being retold.
  • Find 4 sentences with words that show you that this is past tense.
  • Bold the word which shows past tense.
  • Rewrite the sentence to make it present tense. (Happening here and now) .

Past tense
Present tense
e.g.. Nana’s coffin went down, down into the ground
Nana’s coffin goes down, down into the ground.
Granddad slowly added the long
Granddad slowly add the long
I just stood there beside dad
I just stand there beside dad
dropped a spade full of earth
drop a spade full of earth
I didn’t do anything
I do anything

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