Dad and the Bike Race
By Jill Eggleton
W.a.l.t talk about the plot of the story.
Dad and the kids.
In the beginning...
On friday the kids looked in the news paper. They saw bike race on Saturday. Well go said the kids. I'll go too said dad. On Saturday the kids put their bikes on the truck and dad put his bike on the truck you can't take that bike said the kids. Look at its old wheels.
A boys chain was broken.
Dad took the chain on his bike and put it on the boy's bike.
A girls seat was broken.
Dad took off his seat and put it on the girl's bike.
Dad had no chain and no seat.
Dad had to push his bike down the hill.
In the end...
Dad pushed his bike down the hill it had no chain no seat. It went… clack clack clack .
I was learning to summarise information. I found it tricky to think of the solutions. Next I want to do this activity with different books.