Book Week


My Two Blankets

What did they miss most?
• What was really strange?
• Were there different ways of doing things in this new environment?
• If they were arriving from another country, how did English sound to them?
• How did they feel when they had to be in a classroom where everyone spoke a different language?
• When they couldn’t understand what was being said on TV/Radio?
• When they couldn’t understand ads or billboards?
• When they were given or offered strange food which looked or tasted weird or maybe even awful?
• Did they have a special food which made them feel ‘at home’?
• How did they feel when people laughed at them when they made mistakes?
• What did they do if they felt homesick, but knew that they had to stay?
• How did they make their first friends?