E P Collier

Primary School and Nursery

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In today's lesson you will be reading Chapter 2 of The Abominables.


Firstly, read the vocabulary below before reading the chapter as these words appear in the chapter.


Orphan (orphaned) - a child whose parents are dead.

Widower - a man whose wife has died.

Crevasse - a deep, open crack in a glacier or ice-field.

Porter - a person employed to carry luggage or heavy loads.


Now read the chapter. To help you with your reading, Mr Griffiths reads the chapter in 2 parts and these videos are also below.

The Abominables Chapter 2

Chapter 2 (part 1)

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Chapter 2 (part 2)

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