Secrets of a Sun King by Emma Carroll
Chapter 5 (part 1)
Today I would like you to think about vocabulary. listen out for the words below in this chapter. Then discuss, or think about, how familiar you are with each of them.
Chided - "Oh leave her be. She's worried about her grandad," Mum chided.
Coax - I knew full well how hard it was to coax my parents out of their chairs once they had settled down.
Crammed - The shelves on every wall were crammed with books, plates, carvings and more boxes.
Intrigued - But, I was intrigued to hear what he had to say.
Instincts - You will know how hard it is for me to admit to being wrong, but I must tell you, your instincts regarding the Egyptyian canopic jar were right all along: it does, I fear, carry a terrible curse.
Decipher - The writing was hard to decipher.