Year 2 Reading Challenge Summer 1

Hi Year 2. In Summer 1 we are going to share the story, Fantastic Mr Fox, written by Roald Dahl. Read about him below. 

Bronze                               

When was Roald Dahl born?

Where was he born?

Name a book that he wrote.

How old was Roald Dahl when his father died?

How many books did Roald Dahl write?

Silver

Explain why  Roald Dahl had to give up being a pilot. 

What did he choose to do instead?

Did Roald Dahl want to write fiction or information texts?

Find evidence in the text above to prove this. 

Gold

Use your researching skills to find the titles of five of his books. 

Out of the five titles you have found, which one would you like to read? Why?
I would like to read…. because…

Platinum

Here is the book that we will be reading.

Who is the illustrator of the book above? What does illustrator mean?

What is the blurb? How could this be useful when choosing a book?

Use the internet to find out about the characters in the story. 

Write a character description of Fantastic Mr Fox using expanded noun phrases.

5 thoughts on “Year 2 Reading Challenge Summer 1

  1. Bronze
    Roald Dahl was born in September 13th 1916.
    Roald Dahl was born in Wales.
    The Twits
    When his father died he was 4 years old.
    Roald Dahl wrote 19 books in his past.
    Silver
    Roald Dahl retired being a pilot because he got shot in Egypt and he got badly injured.
    He chose to be a children writer after he got badly injured.
    Yes because he wanted to write fiction books.
    Gold
    I would like to read The Twits because it has good characters in the book.
    Platinum
    The illustrator of the book is Quntien Blake.
    illustrator means the person who writes the book.
    The blurb means a little information in the book.
    Mr Fox
    Mrs Fox
    The four small Fox
    Farmer Boggis
    Farmer Bean
    Farmer Bunce
    Mr Fox is the fastest digger he is very clever and he loves his family.He tries to run away and save his family from cruel,rude farmers.Mr Boggis is a mean person who wants to kill Mr Fox and his family.

  2. Bronze
    Roald Dahl was born on September 13th, 1916.
    He was born in Llandaff, Cardiff.
    Fantastic Mr Fox.
    Roald Dahl was 4years old when his father died.
    Roald Dahl wrote 19 children books.

    Silver
    He gave up being a pilot because he was shot down over in Egypt and badly injured.
    He moved to America and wrote newspaper and magazines.
    He wanted to write fiction.
    ‘Though he was a good writer, he always wanted to write stories that were more imaginary than real. This was perfect for children’s book’.

    Gold
    Boy, The enormous crocodile, The Twits, Going Solo, Magic Finger.
    I would like to read boy because I like the cover picture.

    Platinum
    Quentin Blake, Illustrator means the person who drew the pictures.
    The blurb is the small piece of writing at the back of the book. It is useful because it lets you know little parts about the book.
    Mr Fox, Mrs Fox, Farmer Badger, Farmer Bean, Mrs Bean, Mr Rabbit
    Mr Fox has a long bushy tail.
    Mr Fox has a pointy orange ears.
    Mr Fox eyes are white and black

  3. Bronze

    When was Roald Dahl born?
    September 13th 1916
    Where was he born?
    Roald Dahl was born in Wales.
    Name a book that he wrote.
    1 of Roald Dahl’s books were Matilda.
    How old was Roald Dahl when his father died?
    When Roald Dahl’s dad died he was 4 years old.
    How many books did Roald Dahl write?
    He wrote 19 books.
    Silver

    Explain why Roald Dahl had to give up being a pilot.
    He gave up because he got shot and was injured badly.
    What did he choose to do instead?
    He started writing for newspapers and magazines.
    Did Roald Dahl want to write fiction or information texts?
    Roald Dahl wanted to write fiction.
    Find evidence in the text above to prove this.
    The tree in Fantastic Mr Fox is based on one that grew outside his house.
    Gold
    5 books from Roald Dahl
    Matilda
    BFG
    James and the Giant Peach
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Fantastic Mr Fox.
    I would like to read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory because I like the orange Oompa Loompa’s.
    Platinum
    Who is the illustrator of the book above? What does illustrator mean?
    The illustrator is Quentin Blake. Illustrator means the person who draws pictures in the books.What is the blurb? How could this be useful when choosing a book?
    The blurb is at the back of the book and it explains more about the story. It can be useful because a person would have interest.
    Write a character description of Fantastic Mr Fox using expanded noun phrases.
    Fantastic Mr Fox is kind, helpful. He listens to his wife. He looks very orange,furry. Fantastic Mr Fox has very long thin feet and a tail. He is wearing a blue,yellow jacket.

  4. Bronze
    When was Roald Dahl born?
    He was born on September 13th 1916.
    Where was he born?
    He was born in Llandaff ,Cardiff.
    Name a book he wrote?
    He wrote the BFG.
    How old was Roald Dahl when his father died?
    His father died when he was four years old.
    How many books did Roald Dahl write?
    He wrote 19 children’s book.

    Silver
    Explain why Roald Dahl gave up for being a pilot?
    During a mission he was shot down over Eygpt and was badly injured needing a number of operations that meant he could not be pilot any more.
    What did he choose instead?
    He chose to write newspapers and magazines.
    Did Roald Dahl choose to write fiction or information texts?
    He chose to write fiction.

    Gold
    I would like to read BFG, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, Danny The Champion Of The World, The witches and Matilda because they look interesting.

    Platinum
    Who is the illustrator of the book above? The illustrator of the book is Quntien Blake.
    What does illustrator mean? It means that person draws the book.

    What is the blurb? A short description of a book.
    How could this be useful when choosing a book? A blurb is a great way to promote a book and make a person want to read or even buy it. Without a blurb it can be very hard to find out what a particular book is about without having to read the entire story.

    Use the internet to find out about the characters in the story?
    Mr Fox
    Mrs Fox
    The Four Small Foxes
    Farmer Boggis
    Farmer Bunce
    Farmer Bean

    Write a character description of Fantastic Mr Fox using expanded noun phrases?
    Mr Fox is a clever and curious fox. He loves his wife, Mrs Fox,and their young ones. He is a brave loving and caring fox. He is the cleverest and the most fantastic of them all. Mr Fox is the hero.
    Mr Fox is a family man. He loves his wife. First he remembers he digs quicker than a man. He saves them all from starvation. Mr Fox steels from Boggis Bunce and Bean. The farmers now about his theft by Mr. Fox but he is cleverer then them all.

  5. Bronze
    Roald Dahl was born on September 13th 1916.
    Roald Dahl was born in Llandaff, Cardiff.
    Fantastic Mr FOx is the book he wrote.
    Roald Dahl died 74 years old.
    He wrote 19 children’s books

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