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Reading Tuesday 19th January 2021

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  1. Why did the Jade Emperor decide to have a swimming race in the first place?

  2. Why were the cat and rat worried at the start of the race?

  3. Why has the writer used the words ‘mischievous’ and ‘shrewd’ to describe the rat?

  4. The writer describes the rat as ‘smug’ why is this a good word to describe the rat after the race?

  5. Why was the tiger ‘exhausted’ when he reached the other side of the river?

  6. Rabbit was helped to cross the river by another animal. Which animal was it and how did they help?

  7. Why did the horse settle for seventh place?