Hiccups - Pt 1, No 4, 1997
1. Find the meanings of these words from the story.
hiccups -hiccups mean a sudden sound in your throat,caused by a spasm in your chest.✔
cure - cure means fixing.✔
cough - cough means To make a sudden,harsh noise as you force your lungs. ✔
tiptoe - tiptoe means walk quietly.✔
miserable -miserable means very unhappy. ✔
grin - Grin means to give a large smile.✔
finally -finally means last. ✔
2. Draw how to cure someone of hiccups.
3. Answer these comprehension questions to show your understanding of the text.
a) Where did Richard get the hiccups?Richard got the hiccups when he went to math. ✔
b) Why do you think people get hiccups?People get hiccups because they eat and drink at the same time. ✔
c) What was one way that Richard tried to fix his hiccups? Richard had an idea to hold his breath for 10 minutes to fix his hiccups. ✔d) How did Richard end up curing his hiccups?Richard ended up curing his hiccups by his mum scaring him. ✔