Marama’s Dog - Pt 1, No 1, 2009
1. Find the meanings of these words from the story.
Breed - a particular kind of animal what breed of dog is that.✔
mongrel - a dog of mixed breed.✔
bitzer - a bit of a whole lot of breeds.✔
2. Draw a dog that you would like to own.
3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Why do they call Muri a bitzer? They call Muri a bitzer because he is a whole lot of breed.✔b) What makes Muri special? Muri is special because he saved marama’s life.✔