Friday, 25 September 2015

Reading to Learn


Part of our reading programme involves the use of the Kiwikids news resource.  This independent reading task incorporates the application of higher order thinking skills to respond to comprehension tasks about specific articles.

1. Find a quote from the main person in this news article?
The news journalist quoted  “The All Blacks have started their defence of the World Cup with a hard fought 26-16 victory over Argentina” to  inform their reader audience of the outcome of the game.

2. In your own words describe what happened in this news article.
The first half saw the All Blacks not up to the standard that people expected and this resulted in the Puma’s leading 13-12. Partially this score was also the result of two key players on the All Blacks team being sin binned. The second the tables were turned and All Black fought back to win the game 26 -16.
3. Find out where this event took place and include some information about this place.
The game was held at the Wembley Stadium in London, England.

4. Tell us when this event happened and explain what might happen in the future.
This first game for the All Black was on the 21st of September in NZ time. New Zealander's hope to see the All Blacks bring home the World Cup again at the end of the Competition

5. Explain in your own words why this event took place.
Every four years the RWC is held, They first start off playing in pool stages to compete to higher stages like quarter, semi finals etc.

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