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The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond


The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.


The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.


The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.


The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.


2f: Identify & explain how information/ narrative content is related and contributes to the meaning as a whole.

- At what point did the characters mood change? Justify your answer using the text.
- What caused the characters to change their actions?
- What caused a change in events? What impact did a change in events have? How is the outcome different because of what happened?
- Explain why _______
- What is similar/different _______ and ________?
- Why is _______ important in the story?
- Does this story have a moral or a message? Explain how you know using the text.
- Why do you think the author chose to use ________ to present the information?
- How does the _______ encourage you to read on/find information?
- Where does it tell you that _______?
- Why has the writer written/organised the text in this way?
- In what ways do the illustrations support the instructions?
- Who do you think this information is for?
- What atmosphere is the author trying to create? What words/phrases help to create that feeling?
- Why did the author write this story? Find a group of words to show that … has changed.
- What has the author done to make you want to read on? Explain your answer using the text.