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Spelling - Keep up with spelling practice by learning the rules, playing the online games and practicing words on the website https://spellingframe.co.uk/

 

SPaG - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF3idoSaI6I-2bJcYtq4rvQ/videos  Watch the videos on Anchor Education's youtube- do you know the songs? 

THEN choose and complete one of the picture of the day challenges from  http://www.pobble365.com/ 

 

Week Beginning:

30th March- Expanded Noun phrases 

Easter Hols

20th April- Exclamation and Questions

27th April- Apostrophes

4th May - Fronted Adverbials

11th May - Powerful Verbs

18th May - Coordinating Conjunctions

Half Term

1st June - Subordinate Clauses

8th June - Speech

15th June - Determiners

22nd June - Prepositions

29th June - Prepositions

6th July - Fronted Adverbials

13th July - Expanded Noun Phrases

 

Writing -

 

13th July =

Can you write a letter to someone, anyone of your choice?

Make sure you tell them how much they mean to you and what they have done to help you enjoy your time at home.

Think about the things you have done together, have you made food together, played or have they helped you with work.

 

6th July= 

Can you write a diary extract as though you are the child. You are now a chimney sweet, here are some things to think about. What do you have to do? How does it make you feel? When do you have to work? What is it like up in the chimney?

Use this website to help you (horrible histories)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAA992aX5X8&list=RDkAA992aX5X8&start_radio=1&t=73 

 

29th June = 

Use your imagination and research skills, you are going to be an interviewer for your dream job. 

Can you write down 5 creative questions that you can think of that could get you your dream job?

Then I want you to research the answers to your questions and write down 

https://www.firstcareers.co.uk/ use this website to help you.

 

22nd June =

Write a proposal that argues why a person of your choice should be considered a hero or heroine. Make a short, written case that explains your reasons for choosing this person. (write as many points as possible).

 

Try to convince your someone in your family or a teacher that this person deserves to be recognised as a hero or heroine.

 

15th June = 

 Create your own comic book for your hero, think about what your villain can do, who is the villain going to be?

 

Can it be an everyday hero such as a family member from the past or present? What makes them so special? What do they do to make themselves a hero or heroine?

 

8th June = 

Write a short narrative, make sure to include a hero and a villain. Can you write it from the perspective of the villain?

 

Here's an example to start one:

 

One dark, miserable morning, I was plotting with Dark Webster how to take over the world. We had made an illustrious plan over our project, 'World Takeover,' ...

 

 

1st June =

"I was in the Harry Potter books, from the beginning to the end.

I have 5 brothers and a sister, plus I'm Harry's best friend!" - Who am I?

 

Can you solve the riddle above? Which fictional hero is being described?

Now it's your turn. Choose 3 heroes and write your own riddles. Do some riddle research beforehand to help you. Think about the structure and how you can make them rhyme. 

 

18th May = In the theme of outdoor learning week your writing task is to use the research you've done on Andy Goldsworthy to create an information booklet. Find 5 different examples of the work he has created and write a description for each. Include the materials he used, how he creates each piece, what it looks like and how it makes you feel. Tell me which is your favourite and why?  

 

 

11th May = Last week, you were tasked to be the journalist writing about the evil villain Cruella De Vil. THIS week we want you to put yourself into the villain's shoes! Create and answer some interview questions as though you are her. Think about what she would say and how she would reply. What powerful words would she use? Write your interview out in your neatest writing. You could even go a step further and act out the interview, videoing the results! 

 

4th May = This week we want you to put yourself into the shoes of a journalist. Your project task was to research the villain Cruella De Vil. Using those notes, write a paragraph in the style of a magazine article to desribe her appearance, personality and behaviours. 

Spend this week researching different magazine styles. You can find some here https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround

Become a reporter and write your article.

Present your article how a reporter would- using pictures and quotes

 

 

27th April = Time for some Non-fiction writing! Create a fact file about someone you feel is a "hero" this could be someone you know, someone you've seen on the news or a fictional character.

Tell me about

  • Who they are? 
  • What they do?
  • What qualities make them a hero?
  • How you would say thank you to that person?

 

Add illustrations to your file to mak it an interesting read, this could be done on paper or electronically!

 

 

Previous weeks =  Story builder:

Choose one object from each column and organise your week like this:

MONDAY- Draw and write a character or setting description.

 

TUESDAY- Plan your story- decide on the opening, the problem, how the problem will be fixed and the ending. You can plan this through drawing or short sentences.

 

WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY- Draft your story remembering paragraphs and all the SPaG you know. Take your time!

 

FRIDAY- Read back your work and check it. Edit and improve your writing where it needs it. You could even publish it using your neatest handwriting and add illustrations!

Printable copy

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