'With Jesus, we learn as a joyful family and flourish to be the best that we can be'
Listen to and enjoy the opening of Esio Trot by Roald Dahl. Stop the audio recording at the 2:39 mark.
After listening, think about any new and interesting vocabulary which you have heard and use a thesaurus or http://www.wordhippo.com/ to explore synonyms. Some vocabulary words you could explore are widow, riot, polite, distance and courage.
Now, create a character chart about Mr. Hoppy. Write down all of the things that you have found out. Here is a WAGOLL of a chart you can use:
|Where does he live?|
|What do you think he did for a job?|
|What does he like or love?|
|How old do you think he is? Explain why.|
|Which other characters are there?|
|What else do you know?|