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Lessons 3 & 4 Dodge & The Tornado

Dodge and the Tornado


Dodge is a dog who is sadly caught in a tornado. Read the text and think about the following questions. You could either discuss them with an adult at home or write the answers in your book. 


1. What is a simile? Can you find the simile in paragraph 1?

2. How does the reader know that Dodge felt scared? How would you feel if you were Dodge?

3. Who do you think Banjo is? 


Now have a go at the activity below, thinking about Dodge's emotions.

Extension: What interesting phrases and figurative language have been used to describe the tornado?