Story by Anne Dunn
Pictures by Moira Hanrahan
Dennis's grandma moved into a nursing home.
She liked it there. She made lots of friends.
Dennis visited her every week.
The first week Grandma had
grapes beside her bed.
Dennis liked grapes. He ate
The second week Grandma had strawberries.
Dennis ate all the strawberries.
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Here is the story again, with some mistakes.
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Dennis’s auntie moved into a shop. She hated it there.
She made lots of socks. Dennis visited her every year.
The first week Grandma had chips beside her bed.
Dennis didn’t touch them. The next week she had
strawberries. Dennis didn’t like them so he didn't eat any. The
sixth week she had apples and Dennis ate them all. Every week
Dennis ate Grandma’s slippers. Grandma was very happy about
True or false? Copy out the true sentences, and fix the false
ones so they are also true.
1) Grandma was happy in the nursing home.
2) Grandma had no friends.
3) Dennis never visited her.
4) Dennis liked food.
5) Grandma was happy to let Dennis eat her food.
6) Grandma had very good teeth.
7) Grandma liked chocolate.
8) Grandma didn’t eat peanuts.
Divide this list into things you can eat and things you can’t.
Copy them out.
Peanuts, shoes, bed, lamp, strawberries, slippers, grapes,
books, bowl, teeth, cherries, chocolate, photos, chips, flowers,