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Monday 11th

Below is the the learning for today. This includes reading, writing, maths and a foundation subject (Science, Geography, History, R.E, Computing, art or Design Technology). The coloured activities should be completed if your child is in that group in class. Reading texts and worksheets can be found at the bottom of the page. 

 

Reading - Text: Tales From Shakespeare - Cover

Predict - 

From the title of the book what comes to your mind? Do you know anything about William Shakespeare? 

Next read the blurb, which of the stories shown on the back cover do you think we will be reading this week? Why?

Clarify - 

retold - 

illustrated - 

bard - 

witty - 

Question - 

  1. How many of Shakespeare's stories are retold in this book?
  2. Who has written the retold versions of the stories?
  3. What is an illustrator?
  4. Which of Shakespeare's stories sounds the most interesting and why so?

 

Writing - Macbeth - History of the play. 

Please click here for an online video, led by a teacher, for the children to follow to help teach the concepts in this lesson. 

Romeo and Juliet was written 1595 and Macbeth was written 1606 so both written during the reign of James the first.

In this lesson, we will look at the author William Shakespeare and the time period in which the play, 'Macbeth', was written. Then we will explore different types of plays and end on a brief introduction into the play.

Task

Green and Yellow - Pause the video when asked and try to answer all the questions correctly. How many can you get correct? Email me your answers and scores. 

Orange and Red - Pause the video when asked and try to answer the questions about Macbeth in particular. How many can you get right? Email me your answers and scores. Make sure you listen carefully as knowing when the play was written will help you understand some of the language in the days to come. 

Blue - Focus on the year the play was written and what type of play you think that Shakespeare is. 

 

Maths - Maths Skills.

Complete your weekly maths skills sheet. The sheets are in the document section below. This week is independent as can not be supported by your parents and google/calculators etc. Try to recall as much as possible for next weeks independent sheet. If you find a question tricky - education city is always available to refresh your skills if you search for what you need. 

Green, Yellow, Orange and Red - Stage 6 Week 7

Blue - Stage 6 Week 7

 

Foundation - Computing: Search Engines

Find the ‘Horrible Histories’ website .

When you have found the website, look at the homepage.

How did you find it?

What website did you use? 

If you used google.com - this is a search engine. These search the internet for specific words that you look for. Being careful with your word choice will make the search you make more accurate. 

Using the document  - Activity Website Finding Race

Can you find all the websites shown? They may look a little different now, or are you sure you have found the exact page?

 

As you work think about these questions:

  • What is a search engine?
  • What can we use a search engine for?
  • What should we search to find this website?
  • What was the quickest way to find this website?
  • How did you find the exact page of the website?
  • What other search engines can you name?
  • What’s the difference between DuckDuckGo and Google?

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