Think Before You Start - Discuss

Have you ever been on an adventure?

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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. Can you describe Beth French’s adventures in a few sentences?
  2. How does the author mix speech and narrative?
  3. Which writing techniques are used to describe action?
  4. Which words show how Beth was feeling?
  5. What was Beth told to do if she ever met a shark?

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