Class Novel: Thursday : The Young Magicians… Chapter 10 continued…

Good morning Year 6, I hope you are safe and well. So we are going to continue reading our class novel. “The Young Magicians and The Thieves’ Almanac” written by Nick Mohammed and illustrated by Glenn Thomas. So far in chapter 10 the children have arrived to start their second day of their induction week. Steve and Jane performed magic tricks to showcase the training they had learnt from attending magic circle as young children. Sophie questions Steve and Jane about if they have ever came across the thieves almanac book. President Pickle enters the hall and makes it very clear that it is forbidden to talk about the book……….

  1. President Pickle has forbidden everyone from talking about the thieves almanac book. Why do you think he has done this?
  2. President Pickle has teamed up with Zack and wants to have a chat with him. Why did President Pickle chose to be Zack’s partner? Do you think President Pickle really wants to help Zack become a better magician?
  3. Who do you think has stolen the Thieves Almanac and why is this?

19 thoughts on “Class Novel: Thursday : The Young Magicians… Chapter 10 continued…

  1. 1) President Pickle has forbidden everyone from talking about the thieves almanac book. Why do you think he has done this?
    He doesn’t want anyone to find out about it.

    2) President Pickle has teamed up with Zack and wants to have a chat with him. Why did President Pickle chose to be Zack’s partner? Do you think President Pickle really wants to help Zack become a better magician?
    He think Zack stole the book.

    3) Who do you think has stolen the Thieves Almanac and why is this?
    We haven’t seen the character yet.

  2. 1. I think he has done it as he doesn’t want to talk to anyone about it and is in a mood.
    2. Zack had stolen the thieves Almanac. As In the text it says, ” we know you have took the book’!le
    3. The

  3. President Pickle has forbidden everyone from talking about the thieves almanac book. Why do you think he has done this?
    He doesnt want anyone to know about it.
    President Pickle has teamed up with Zack and wants to have a chat with him. Why did President Pickle chose to be Zack’s partner? Do you think President Pickle really wants to help Zack become a better magician?
    He thinks Zack took the book.
    Who do you think has stolen the Thieves Almanac and why is this?
    They haven’t interacted with that character before.

  4. 1. I think he has done this because he doesn’t want anybody to talk about
    it.
    2. Zack had stolen the thieves Almanac. In the text it says, ” I know you took the book”.
    3. The main characters who haven’t interacted is the thief.

  5. 1) He has made it forbidden because he does not want anybody to find out about it ,if they already know he can’t do anything about it . He also wants to stop talking about it as he doesn’t want Zack and his friends to know .
    2) President Pickle talked to Zack in private because maybe he wants nobody else to know he is having a chat with him . This means that President Pickle wanted to know if Zack knew about the Almanac being stolen .
    3) I think that somebody from the magic circle that wants to be a really good magician , that the group haven’t spoken to might have stolen it .

  6. 1)He doesn’t want Jonny, Alex, Zack, and Sophie to get any information.
    2)Because he thinks that Zack was the one who had stolen the Thieves Almanac as in the text he says”I know you took the book”
    3)No

  7. 1) He wants this as he doesn’t want anybody to talk about it as he doesn’t want anybody to know about the Almanac if they do not already know. He also does not want Zack and his friends to find out what it is about.

    2) No. I think he wanted to talk to Zack in private so nobody knew he was talking to him. He wanted to find out everything that Zack knew as he thinks that Zack stole it.

    3) I think that somebody who the main characters haven’t interacted with is the thief.

  8. 1)He doesn’t want Jonny, Alex, Zack, and Sophie to get any information.
    2)Because he thinks that Zack was the one who had stolen the Thieves Almanac as in the text he says”I know you took the book”
    3)No

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