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Grade 6 - Term 3 & 4: Language Structures and Conventions

  • thiefThe smell thief is a tale of a baker named Mr Shabangu who accused people of stealing the smell of his bread and biscuits from his bakery. In his rage, he takes one of the people who love the smell of cakes to court and hopes to get justice for it.

    Suitable for these activities:

    • Pre-reading activity- Prediction based on the title
    • Post-reading- examines the text for hidden messages and summarizes the main and supporting ideas
    • Critically evaluate the cultural and social values in the story
    • Use a dictionary for vocabulary development.
    • Write a diary entry
    • Word level: Adjectives, tenses, connecting words
    • Spelling and punctuation: Word division, dictionary usage