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Guided Reading

This week you have a fiction extract to read from a book called ‘The Enchanted Island of Yew’ by L. Frank Baum. It was written in 1903 and is a fantasy story.

Did you know L. Frank Baum also wrote ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’!

Read the text out loud. Can you summarise what it is about? What questions do you have from the opening extract? 

Reread the text and identify any words you are unsure of. Research them, using a dictionary or google, to find out the meaning.

Miss Riley