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Week 3 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Reading Comprehension

 Bonjour year 4 smiley. I hope you enjoyed the riddles last week. Now it's time for the answers.

Our first riddle was Teaser by Tony Mitton... the answer was Elephants.

Our second riddle was Riddle by John Foster... the answer was Stomach.


 Ok, here's 2 more riddles for you to work out.


1. What am I? by Richard Caley


My first is in cover, but not in lid.

My second is in octopus, not in squid.

My third is in marmalade, also in jam.

My fourth is in pork, yet never in ham.

My fifth is in uncle and also in aunt.

My sixth's first in treacle and fifth when in plant.

My seventh is in every, eve and ewe twice.

Whilst my last is in curry as well as in rice. 


2. What am I? By Miss Wiseman

Wrapped in a rainbow

I shine like the sun

Until I am found

My wrapping undone

My marble walls are smooth as silk

of golden brown or white as milk

A treasure chest without a key

Open me up and treats you will see. 


Enjoy the riddles and I will reveal the answers next week. 




 Hello Everyone smiley,

   It's Miss Wiseman here. I thought it might be fun to share some riddle poems with you this week. Read the clues and see if you can guess what the poem is about. I'll give you the answers next week.


1. Teaser by Tony Mitton


 What kind of ants

tear down trees?

What kind of ants

roll in mud to take their ease?

What kind of ants

have four knees?

What kind of ants

flap their ears

in the breeze?

What kind of ants 

spell their name

with two e's?

Shh! Don't tell.

It's a tease.


2. Riddle by John Foster


My first in in fish but not in chips.

My second is in teeth but not in lip.

My third's in potato but not in plum.

My fourth's in mouth and also in thumb.

My fifth is in pear but not in cherry.

My sixth is in bacon but not in berry.

My last is in chocolate but not in crumble.

Sometimes when I'm empty you'll hear me rumble.


Have fun and I will share the answers to the riddles next week.

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