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Thursday 14th January

Below you will find all 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 - William Shakespeare Fact File (3 Star version)

Check the bottom left corner for the 3 stars before starting to read (pages 5-6 of the document below)

Predict

Have a quick glance at the first page before reading. 

What type of text are you reading? What do you see (features) that makes this clear?

From the title what will you find out about?

Clarify - Use a dictionary or a search engine such as bing.com to find the meaning of these words. 

baptised - 

merchant - 

heiress - 

heartrending - 

disillusionment - 

legacy - 

Summary

Write 5 interesting facts about William Shakespeare that you didn't know before. Write them clearly and use full punctuation. Try to keep your handwriting neat as you go. 

 

Writing - Macbeth - Play script Features

In this lesson, we're going to be analysing the opening scene of "Macbeth".

This is a really important scene, because this is when Macbeth meets the witches, and they tell him their prophecies. Before you start the lesson, you need to get a pen or pencil or paper, or anything that you'd like to write on.

 

The lesson starts  with a quick writing warm up, and then moves on to look at the text type features of a play. Then, we will look at the opening, and read some of the excerpts aloud, and check for vocabulary meaning. After that, we will try and see, if we can picture the setting in our minds. Finally you will write sentences about the opening

Green and Yellow -  write five sentences, ensure you use additional descriptive techniques such as expanded noun phrases and parenthesis to add extra detail.

Orange and Red - Your five sentences should include expanded noun phrases and use 'with' as a conjunction to add extra detail.

Blue - Your five sentences should include adjectives and use 'and' as a conjunction.

 

Maths - Division

So you can divide by 10 and divide by 100. Lets make it really tricky and divide by... 1... Yup, just one. Watch the video here to help you understand what this looks like and how to work it out. 

Green and Yellow - Complete the CS Divide by 1 sheet. Aim to complete the E star sheet or the GD one even today. 

Orange and Red - Complete the Complete the CS Divide by 1 sheet. Start with the D star sheet and work up to the E rated sheet. 

Blue - Today we are dividing by 3. You will need to make groups of 3. Watch this video here and complete the WRM Dividing by 3 sheet below. 

 

Foundation - History - Tudor Monarchy

Today we are going to learn about the monarchs of England, beginning by looking at a time line of all the Kings and Queens. The main part of our lesson will be to find out about the Tudors a family who ruled from 1485 - 1605. There were many rulers across this time - read the information here

 

When you have finished reading you need to complete the Tudor family tree below - do not worry if you cannot print it, just draw it out on paper.

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