The Lightest Wood in the World? 1.1.04
LI: Use the text to find clues.
1. At Grandma’s house the whau tree needed Pruning .
Polishing pruning prodding pedalling
2. Hundreds of brown Seeds rained from the prickly seed heads.
Seeds seal head hill herd half
3. They save the seeds because the Possum have been eating the seedlings.
Possum posh parrot cows
4. The dead wood was very easy to Break and they decide to make a Raft
The Lightest Wood in the World
And it was very light.
Raft break saw boat seed
5. They used a Leaf for the sail. They put lemons on the rafts to see
how many they would carry before they sink.
Lawn sink leaf sank seal
6. Makerere thought that their raft would win because it is more Strong.
Stable strong lighter colourful
7. Maori used to use the Whanau wood to make rafts and floats for White nets.This is a Whau tree and the Whau tree is the lightest wood in the world.
Whau whanau white fishing frog
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