Lila and the Secret of Rain: 1
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The Story is about a girl named Lila . She had to stay in her hut because it was like a burning sun. In this activity, we look at how Lila tries (and succeeds) at persuading the sky to stop the sun from shining and start the rain. I really liked the story because it had lots of detail. I really like story because it was set in a good place.
Your class must include capital letters for: the beginning of sentences, opening speech and proper nouns. We had added in simple and complex sentences to add in full stops. David Conway is a children's picture book author who has written for Hodder, Random House, Frances Lincoln and Gullane Children's Books. He has been awarded The Peter Pan Silver Star by the Swedish wing of the IBBY and the Parents' Choice Gold Award in the US for Lila and the Secret of Rain. His first picture book The Most Important Gift of All illustrated by Karin Littlewood, was nominated for The Kate Greenaway Medal in 2006.Your children can either highlight the adjectives within the sentences or use the word bank to insert the adjectives to complete the sentences. I liked all the discribing words in the book.I like Lila because Lila was crying at the top of the mountain. I think this book is very appealing to kids. I talks about the courage of one girl and how she saves her village. It talks about different cultures and climates. There are so many ways to use this book and I feel it is something that kids could really relate too.
Discuss and do a project in regard to weather and climate. You could talk about legends and secrets. This resource aimed at Year 1 and Year focuses on adjectives throughout the story of The Secret of Rain.Persuading mean convincing. We want something to think the way we do, believe what we believe or change someone’s mind. You are sharing your OPINION. Your class will learn key information regarding evaporation, condensation, precipitation and collection, begin to recognise the sequence and understand the importance of the water cycle for life on earth.
Lila and the Secret of Rain: the perfect book to teach about different cultures and contrasting localities in KS1 with related worksheets, activities and display materials.
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The story is of a girl named Lila who lives in a village in Kenya; where they have not seen rain for several months. The crops are withering, the cattle are suffering, and the heat is so unbearable the villagers cannot do their regular work. When Lila overhears her mother saying that the well has dried up, her worries grow. In desperation, she seeks her grandfather's wisdom about the secret of rain and then leaves her village to try and accomplish the impossible.