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Friday 10th July

 

It is the end of year 3, today’s activity will help you reflect on the last year.  Complete the activity below by answering the questions.

Thursday 9th July

 

COMPREHENSION THURSDAY!

 

Please find below this week’s comprehension! Read the text and then answers the questions. There is different options of questions, getting trickier as you scroll down so choose the questions that will challenge you to think! Make sure you answer in sentences and not one word answers!

Wednesday 8th July

 

Today we would like you to edit and publish your letter ready to send to us.  Use a coloured pencil to edit your writing and then write up your correction.  You can either email us a picture, bring it into the office or send it in the post.

Tuesday 7th July

Today you will need to use your plan to write your letter.  Use the template below or write in your book.  Remember to think about how you could organise your letter, and all the features of a letter that we have previously learnt about.

 

There is a letter writing checklist attached to remind you.

Monday 6th July

 

Mrs Knox has set you a challenge to write a letter to your teacher.  Today we would like you to plan your letter using the template below.

 

You can write in note form but make sure you add lots of details. 

Friday 3rd July

 

COMPREHENSION FRIDAY!

 

Please find below this week’s comprehension! Read the text and then answers the questions. There is different options of questions, getting trickier as you scroll down so choose the questions that will challenge you to think! Make sure you answer in sentences and not one word answers!

Thursday 2nd July

Today you will be editing and publishing your character description.  Use a coloured pencil to edit your work, and then publish your work. 

 

Send us your villain character description – we would love to read them.

Wednesday 1st July

 

Read through your plan from yesterday.  Add any extra detail if needed.  Today we would like you to write your character description.  You will need to think about the organisation of your writing into paragraphs.  Make sure you are writing in full sentences, using conjunctions. 

Tuesday 30th June

 

Use your villain from yesterday to plan a character description.  There is a plan attached to guide you.  Think about the phrases used to describe Cruella and see if you can adapt those to fit your villain.  You could use a thesaurus.

Monday 29th June

 

List 10 words to describe Cruella De Vil.

 

Today we would like you to design your own villain.  Think about what they look like, what kind of powers they might have and their personality.

 

Once you have drawn your villain, annotate it - remember to think about physical appearance and the type of character they are!

Friday 26th June

COMPREHENSION FRIDAY!

 

Please find below this week’s comprehension! Read the text and then answers the questions. There is different options of questions, getting trickier as you scroll down so choose the questions that will challenge you to think! Make sure you answer in sentences and not one word answers!

 

There are some activity sheets attached for a challenge!

Thursday 25th June

 

Use your plan from yesterday to write up your character description for Cruella. 

 

Remember to use describing words and phrases. 

 

You can use the song from the beginning of the week to help you. 

Wednesday 24th June

 

For today’s task, please look through the character description power point. 

 

Below is a template for a Cruella De Vil character description plan.  Use the prompts to help you describe Cruella.

Tuesday 23rd June

 

Yesterday we looked at the Cruella De Vil song, today we would like you to look at her character.

 

There is a picture attached below, we would like you to annotate the picture to describe Cruella’s physical appearance.

 

Then write 5 sentences to describe her.

Monday 22nd June

 

STARTER – How many villains can you name?

 

Our topic this term has been Heroes and Villains and for the next couple of weeks we will be thinking about villains. 

 

Today we would like you to listen to the song Cruella De Vil.  We would like you to write down the phrases that tell you she is a villain and then illustrate the song. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0n6LGLEzJ8

Friday 19th June

 

Yesterday you planned your autobiography, today we would like you to write it up in full sentences. 

 

Use the checklist to make sure you haven’t forgot anything. 

 

Send your completed biographies to the office for us to read all about you!

Thursday 18th June

 

Now its your turn! For the rest of the week, we would like you to write your own autobiography. 

For today you will need to look through the examples provided and find the features from the checklist. 

Then we would like you to plan your autobiography using the template provided.

Wednesday 17th June

Starter – Read your work from yesterday to an adult without telling them who it is about.  Can they guess who you have chosen?

 

Today we would like you to edit and publish your biography from yesterday.  Use a coloured pencil like we would at school and check for any mistakes.  Once you have done this, then use the paper provided or your book and write up your biography.  Send your completed biographies to the office for us to see.

Tuesday 16th June

 

Use your plan from yesterday to write your biography on your chosen person.  You will need to write in full sentences.  Make sure you get all the key facts in your writing and think about how you order it. 

 

You will need to think about chronological order too!

 

There is a template provided or write in your book.

Monday 15th June

 

Starter – list 5 features of a biography.

 

Last week you wrote and found out the answers to your chosen person to write a biography.  Today we would like you to plan your biography.  Consider the use of paragraphs and use last weeks biographies to help you. 

There is a support sheet to help and a planning sheet.  You will be writing in full sentences tomorrow so today is about planning your paragraphs in note form. 

Friday 12th June

 

COMPREHENSION FRIDAY!

 

Please find below this week’s comprehension! Read the text and then answers the questions. There is different options of questions, getting trickier as you scroll down so choose the questions that will challenge you to think! Make sure you answer in sentences and not one word answers!

Thursday 11th June

 

Yesterday you wrote some questions that you wanted to find out the answers to, today we would like you to find out the answers by either interviewing your chosen person if possible, or using books and the internet to find out your answers. 

 

Today is about taking notes, you will be writing up the biography soon. 

 

If you spot any interesting facts that haven’t come up through your questions, then jot them down too!

Wednesday 10th June

 

Over the last week and a half you have been researching different real life heroes and writing biographies for them. 

 

Today we would like you to choose someone you would like to research.  This could be a family member that you consider a hero, a real-life hero such as a doctor/nurse/firefighter or someone famous – past or present. 

 

You will need to choose your person and then we would like you to write 5- 10 questions that you want to find the answer.

 

Below you will find support on how to write your questions – remember, you don’t need the answers today! Just the questions.

Tuesday 9th June

 

For today’s task, we would like you to complete the information sheet on Florence Nightingale using the information you found yesterday.  You can either write it in your book or print the sheet provided.

Monday 8th June

 

Starter – write down 5 features of a biography!

 

This week we are going to be researching Florence Nightingale.  For today’s task, read through the power point and write down 5 facts about Florence. Remember to write in full sentences.  

Friday 5th June

COMPREHENSION FRIDAY!

 

Please find below this week’s comprehension! Read the text and then answers the questions. There is different options of questions, getting trickier as you scroll down so choose the questions that will challenge you to think! Make sure you answer in sentences and not one word answers!

Thursday 4th June

 

Yesterday you wrote notes on Martin Luther King, today we would like you to write a short biography on Martin Luther King in your books. 

 

Please use the fact file from yesterday and the check list from earlier in the week.  You will need to write in full sentences.  

We would love to read your work so please send into the office so we can see!

Wednesday 3rd June

 

For today’s task you will need to use yesterday’s information on Martin Luther King. 

We would like you to complete the fact file about Martin Luther King in note form. 

You can either print the sheet, or complete in your book/on paper.

 

 You do not need to write in full sentences, but remember to get the most important information.

Tuesday 2nd June

 

For today’s task we would like you to read through the biography power point and check list.

 

Once you have completed the power point, including the activities, we would like you to read through the Martin Luther King information and find the features on the check list. You can highlight, annotate or make notes.

Monday 1st June

 

Our topic has been Heroes and Villains and last term we looked at superheroes.  This term our focus will be on real life heroes.

For today’s task we would like you to read the different example texts of biographies and write a list of common features that you find.  These will help you in the weeks to come.  You can either annotate the information or write in bullet points in your books. 

 

Things to help you get started:

  • Tense used?
  • Fact or fiction?
  • Chronological order?

Friday 22nd May

 

Read the final chapters of the story – chapter 14 and 15… did it end how you thought it would?

 

Read through your problem and resolution from yesterday, edit where necessary using a different coloured pencil like we would at school. 

Today you need to finish your story using your plan! Remember to:

  • Use capital letters, full stops and conjunctions?
  • Use inverted commas?
  • Write in full sentences?
  • Use descriptive language?

CHALLENGE - can you publish your story and send it to the school office? We would love to read it! There is special paper you can use if you have a printer, but it isn't essential!

Thursday 21st May

 

Read through your beginning and build up from yesterday, edit where necessary using a different coloured pencil like we would at school. 

 

Today we would like you to write the next part of your story using your plan.  The focus is on the problem and resolution. Remember to:

  • Use capital letters, full stops and conjunctions?
  • Use inverted commas?
  • Write in full sentences?
  • Use descriptive language?

Wednesday 20th May

 

Read chapter 12 and 13.

 

Yesterday you wrote your plan for your own story.  Todays task is to write the beginning and build up in your book. Remember to write in full sentences.

 

Can you:

  • Use capital letters, full stops and conjunctions?
  • Use inverted commas?
  • Write in full sentences?
  • Use descriptive language?
  • Can you create tension at the end of your build up?

Tuesday 19th May

 

Read chapter 11 on the power point below. 

 

We are going to begin to think about our own superhero story.  Today we would like you to plan our own superhero story.  It could involve Benji and Freya or you could write your own characters.  For the plan, you will need to make notes.  You can either print the plan off or write in your exercise book.

 

Remember to think about:

  • Who are your characters? What do they look like? How old are they? Are they nice or nasty?
  • Where is your story set? What time of year is it? What’s the weather like?
  • Think about the build-up, what’s going to happen?
  • What happens? Write down key descriptive words.
  • What’s the problem?
  • How does the problem get solved?
  • What happens in the end?

Monday 18th May

 

Read chapter 10 of Our Teachers are Superheroes.

 

Today we would like you to make a poster for the Fayre that Benji and Freya are helping at.  There are clues to what is at the fayre on p36!

 

Send your posters into the office for us to see!

Friday 15th May

 

COMPREHENSION FRIDAY!

 

Please find below this week’s comprehension! Read the text and then answers the questions. There is different options of questions, getting trickier as you scroll down so choose the questions that will challenge you to think!

 

Make sure you answer in sentences and not one word answers!

Thursday 14th May

 

Re-read the first page of chapter 9 focussing on the speech.  Whilst you are reading, think about the way the speaker is talking and what clues the writer gives you to understand how they are feeling.  If you have an adult nearby, ask them to read one of the characters and act out what is happening.

 

Following on from our inverted commas work yesterday, add in the missing punctuation.  You can either print the sheets or write them in your books. 

 

The tasks get trickier as you scroll down so choose the level that suits you – remember to challenge yourself!

Wednesday 13th May

 

Please read chapter 9, write down any words you are unsure of and find out what they mean.

 

Today we are going to look at speech within a text.  Work through the inverted commas power point below and answer the questions on the power point in your exercise book.

Tuesday 12th May

 

Read chapter 8 – where do you think Mr Jay was going?

 

Today we would like you to work through your diary entry and mark it against the checklist.  Make any corrections needed, including spelling and punctuation using a different coloured pen.   Once you are happy with your writing then write it up in neat on either the paper provided or your exercise book. 

 

Monday 11th May

 

Please read chapter 7. Discuss any words you are unsure about with an adult.

 

Last week you planned a diary entry as an animal. Today we would like you to write your diary entry using your plan to help you.  Think about the features of the diary that we found last week.

Thursday 7th May

 

We have been thinking about diaries this week and today we would like you to look through the power point below.

 

Once you have worked through it, we would like you to choose an animal and plan your diary entry.  We will write them next week so today is about getting your ideas down in note form. 

 

You can either print the sheet provided or just copy into your exercise book.

 

 

Wednesday 6th May

 

Starter - Read chapter 6 on the power point below.  What could the gadget do? Can you draw your own gadget and write 5 sentences about what it does… send your answers to the office email.

 

Yesterday you looked through the different diary extracts and wrote down the features you thought you needed. You task today is to use one or two of the extracts yesterday and find the features that are listed on the checklist below. 

 

Annotate the diary and label the features you find.

Tuesday 5th May 2020

 

Begin by reading chapter 4 and 5 of the class text, ‘Our teachers are superheroes’.  Write down any words you are unsure of as you read and add them to your word bank, with the definition.

 

As Benji and Freya are on a mission to find out about their teachers, we imagine they will be keeping a diary to track of what is happening, so this week we are going to think about writing a diary.

 

For todays session we would like you to look at the diary examples and make a list of the features that you think diaries include. 

Monday 4th May 2020

 

Last week you planned and wrote your character description on a family member.  Today I would like you edit your work.  Things to think about:

  • Have you used different sentences openers?
  • Have you used conjunctions to extend your sentences? E.g. because, so, while, and.
  • Did you use capital letters correctly?
  • Have you used exciting vocabulary? Which words could you change?
  • Have you thought about appearance and personality?

Once you have edited in any colour you have at home, we would like you to publish your final piece. 

Friday 1st May 2020

 

COMPREHENSION FRIDAY!

 

Please find below this week’s comprehension My Dad, The Superhero!

Read the text and then answers the questions.  Make sure you answer in sentences and not one word answers!

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