Monday, 17 June 2013


Hiccups - Pt 1, No 4, 1997

1. Find the meanings of these words from the story.
hiccups - A sudden sound in your throat, cause by a spasm in your chest.
cure -To make someone better when they have been ill.
cough - To make a sudden, harsh noise as you force air out of your lungs.✔
tiptoe - Walk quietly
miserable - Very very unhappy
grin -To give a large small
finally - coming at the end.

2. Draw how to cure someone of hiccups.

3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Where did Richard get the hiccups? In his maths class when he was trying to answer a question Richard got the hiccups.
b) Why do you think people get hiccups? people get hiccups because they eat too much or drink to much.
c) What was one way that Richard tried to fix his hiccups? Richard tried to fix his hiccups by holding his breath.  ✔
d) How did Richard end up curing his hiccups? Richard ended up fixing his hiccups by his mum frightening him. ✔ 

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