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. ✔