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 caused by a spasm in your chest.
cure -To get rid of someone’s illness.
cough - send out air from the lungs.
tiptoe - walking or standing quietly.
miserable - full of misery very unhappy.
grin - it means a big smile.
finally - Coming at the end.

2. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Where did Richard get the hiccups? Richard had hiccups in Maths.✔
b) Why do you think people get hiccups?Richard might have gotten hiccups because ate too much.✔
c) What was one way that Richard tried to fix his hiccups? One way Richard tried to fix his hiccups was to breath and hold his breath as long as he could. ✔
d) How did Richard end up curing his hiccups? Richard fixed his hiccups by the mum scaring him. ✔

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