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 the by a spasm in your chest.
cure - Cure means help or fix.
cough -To make a sudden harsh noise as you force air out of your lungs.
tiptoe - Tiptoe means walk quietly.
miserable -Very unhappy.
grin -Grin means To give a large smile.
finally -Finally means last.

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? Richard got hiccups in maths.
b) Why do you think people get hiccups? People can get hiccups when they eat fast together.
c) What was one way that Richard tried to fix his hiccups? A way of fixing hiccups is to drink upside down and a take a big breath.
d) How did Richard end up curing his hiccups? Richard cured his hiccups by his mum scaring him.

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