Year 3 Jumanji


Today, you’re job is to look at these statements. Decide if they are true or false and use evidence to back up why you think this. I’ve added the story here, but don’t re-read the whole story, use the illustrations (pictures) to find the right section then just read the relevant page.

Here are your statements:

  1. Peter wanted to play the game.
  2. Jumanji is only finished when a player gets to the Golden City.
  3. Judy laughed when the lion appeared.
  4. There were twelve monkeys in the kitchen.
  5. Peter wasn’t afraid of the lion.

Your answers should look like this:

Example: Other children found Jumanji after Peter and Judy hid it.

Your answer: It is true that other children found Jumanji, I know this because in the story it says “Danny had a long, thin box under his arm.”

CHALLENGE:

Can you identify the key features of an adventure story in this text?

Can you tell me why this is an adventure story?

15 thoughts on “Year 3 Jumanji

  1. 1.
    It is false that Peter wanted to play the game, I know this because in the story Peter found the game boring and it was Judy who wanted to play the game.
    2.
    It is true that Jumanji finishes when a player gets to the Golden City, I know this because in the story the instructions of the game said so.
    3.
    It is false that Judy laughed when the lion appeared, I know this because in the story Judy whispered to Peter, letting him know that the lion was there.
    4.
    It is true that there were 12 monkeys in the kitchen, I know this because in the story it said there were a dozen monkeys and I was told by my teacher that a dozen means twelve.
    5.
    It is false that Peter wasn’t afraid of the lion, I know this because in the story he jumps under the bed and he ran downstairs to get away.

  2. 1. Peter wanted to play the game.
    It is false that Peter wanted to play the game, I know this because in the story Peter found the game boring and it was Judy who wanted to play the game.
    2. Jumanji is only finished when a player gets to the Golden City.
    It is true that Jumanji finishes when a player gets to the Golden City, I know this because in the story the instructions of the game said so.
    3. Judy laughed when the lion appeared.
    It is false that Judy laughed when the lion appeared, I know this because in the story Judy whispered to Peter, letting him know that the lion was there.
    4. There were twelve monkeys in the kitchen.
    It is true that there were 12 monkeys in the kitchen, I know this because in the story it said there were a dozen monkeys and I was told by my teacher that a dozen means twelve.
    5. Peter wasn’t afraid of the lion.
    It is false that Peter wasn’t afraid of the lion, I know this because in the story he jumps under the bed and he ran downstairs to get away.

    CHALLENGE:
    Can you identify the key features of an adventure story in this text?
    The key features of an adventure story in this text are: Setting, resolution, dialog, characters, quest and the plot.

    Can you tell me why this is an adventure story?
    This is an adventure story because the characters are going on a journey and they have a quest which is to get to the Golden city.

  3. 1. it is false because judy didn’t want to play the game.
    2. it is true because you have to finish the game to get to the golden city.
    3. it is false because judy was scared of the lion judy was not laughing he was scared.
    4. it is true there was dozon of monkeys in the kitchen.
    5. it is false because peter ran up the stairsand went under her bed.
    challange
    problem gets solve
    problem
    they don’t get caught by there parents that they went out to play because judy and peter were bored.

  4. 1.It is not true, I know this because it says in the story, Judy says “Let’s give it a try”.
    2.It is true,I know this because in the story it says “Once a game of Jumanji is started it will not be over until one player reaches the Golden City.”
    3.It is not true, I know this because in the story it says “She had a look of absolute horror on her face”.
    4.It is true, I know this because it says in the story “The children ran in to see a dozen monkeys tearing the room apart.”
    5.It is not true, I know this because in the story it says “Peter was upon his feet, running through the house with the lion a whisker’s length behind.”
    Challenge
    1:The feature of an adventure story in this text is that there is a quest.
    2:This is an adventure story because they have to complete the game and get to the Golden City.

  5. 1. It’s false, Judy wanted to play the game.
    2. True it said the instruction.
    3..False because Judy was terrified. 4.true because it said dozen of monkey. 5. False because peter ran and hid under the bed .

  6. 1It is false because Judy wanted to play the game.
    2 True it said in the instructions.
    3 It is false Judy was terrified .
    4 It is true because in the book it said dozen of monkeys.
    5 It is false because Peter ran up the stairs and dashed under the bed.

    CHALANGE
    instruction
    problem
    The problem gets solve
    reprdoucion

  7. 1It is false because Judy wanted to play the game.
    2 True it said in the instructions.
    3 It is false Judy was terrified .
    4 It is true because in the book it said dozen of monkeys.
    5 It is false because Peter ran up the stairs and dashed under the bed.

    CHALANGE
    instructions

  8. 1. False because Judy played it.
    2. It’s true because the game said.
    3. False and he was scared.
    4. True because it said a dozen.
    5. False because he screamed.

  9. 1. It’s false, Judy wanted to play the game.
    2.True it said in instructions.
    3.False because Judy was terrified when she saw the lion on the piano.
    4.False there were dozens of monkey’s.
    5.False Peter ran away from the lion upstairs.
    Challenge:
    The key feature of this story is the board game because this story wouldn’t exist without the board game.
    This is a adventure story because unexpected things happen such as floods and lava.

  10. Peter did not want to play the game. I know this because it was Judy who wanted to play it.

    It is true that Jumanji is only finished when a player gets to the Golden City. I know this because it said this in the instructions.

    Just did not laugh when the lion appeared. I know this because she was scared and whispered to Peter.

    There were twelve monkeys in the kitchen. I know this because the story said a dozen monkeys and a dozen equals twelve.

    Peter was afraid of the lion. I know this because he ran upstairs and hid under the bed.

  11. 1:it is false because Judy wanted to play the game
    2: it is true because in the story on the in instructions in the box said that.
    3:it is false she was terrified
    4: it is true because in the text it said a dozen of monkeys
    5: it is false because Peter was running up the stairs and dashed under the table.

    CHALLENGE
    Introduction
    Problem
    The problem gets solved
    Repredouction

  12. 1.it is false peter wanted to play the game
    2.it is true that Jumanji is only finished when a player gets to the golden city
    3.it is false she dint laugh because she only helped him downstairs
    4.it is true that there was 12 monkeys in the kitchen
    5.it is false that peter was not scared of the lion

    • 1. It’s false, Judy wanted to play the game.
      2.True it said in instructions.
      3.False because Judy was terrified when she saw the lion on the piano.
      4.False there were dozens of monkey’s.
      5.False Peter ran away from the lion upstairs.
      Challenge:
      The key feature of this story is the board game because this story wouldn’t exist without the board game.
      This is a adventure story because unexpected things happen such as floods and lava.

  13. Challenge
    1. The key features of and adventure story in this text is that you always have a villain and a hero. Also there are introducers and there is always a problem.

    2. This is an adventure story because when Peter and Judy played the game many adventurous majestic things happened.

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