By Margery Williams
4 city-bred young ones locate themselves all alone in an unheated New England farmhouse during this desirable story through the writer of The Velveteen Rabbit. Winner of a Newbery Honor, the Depression-era novel weaves an inspiring story of the siblings' struggles and triumphs in the course of a cold state wintry weather.
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Antiphonal parts have been added which are passed within the string section, creating links to early Bach Brandenburg Concertos. The overall composition uses a ternary structure cementing links with classical controlled structure. (Exemplar text for GCSE music by Barrie McArdie, Queensbury School, Bradford) (See Handout 4b on the DVD for examples of colour-coded exemplar text from a range of subjects). From this point on, all exemplar text is ‘colour coded’ at some stage in each unit. The key to the coding in this book is shown in the right-hand column below.
Diet What do they eat? They eat small furry animals, feathery birds and they are very fond of tasty plump chickens too. But they also eat squiggly insects and juicy berries. • habits Did you know that foxes are nocturnal? That means they come out at night. Foxes are famous for being cunning and pouncing on their prey. Their homes are called dens. Their babies are called cubs. Use detail to help reader picture what you are describing Use connectives to join your ideas Explain difﬁcult words Useful phrases for information writing End: Conclude with an And they can swim!