Responding to the text
Use the text to figure out whether the Author would agree or disagree with the statements below.
Explanation and Evidence
Jack lives at bottom of the hill.
“Jack lived with his mother in a house at the bottom of a hill”
Jacks mum doesn’t own a big pot.
“Go over the hill to the old woman's house and borrow her big black pot”
This was the first time Jack and old lady met.
“And what can i do for you,Jack boy?”how will she know his name?
Jack was tired when he got to the top of the hill.
When he got to the top, he put down the pot and sat on the grass to rest.
Jack actually thought the pot was going to race him.
Why should i carry you? Get up and walk by yourself. Go on!!
The Mum thought that Jack was being stupid.
“Really, Jack, you are silly,” said his mother. It can’t run by itself.
Answer here. Use evidence from the text.
What should of Jack just done in the first place?
Came back down with the pot in his hands carefully.
How come the pot didn’t break?
Could be made of metal?? Or because it is fiction.
What do you think “retold by June Melser means”?
Maybe she retold the story to other people before it was publish to the world.
What do you think the message of this story is? Explain
To not be lazy and not do anything silly when you do a job for your, mother or father and even for your siblings.