Wednesday 6th 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 - Shark Puncher - By Jessica Townsend
Predict - Who or what is a 'Shark Puncher'?
Clarify - Find the definitions of these words using a dictionary. You may need to search for the root word e.g. Improbably > improbable.
Summarise - In 2 sentences tell me about the meeting of the girl and the shark (Leonard).
Write a character description of the girl from Shark Puncher. Think about how her personality changes from their first meeting to them parting as "friends".
Think about her appearance, actions, thoughts and feelings.
What does she do? What does that tell us about her as a person?
Main Task -
Green and Yellow: Use compound (conjunctions - however, even though, while) and complex sentences (relative clauses using commas, dashes) to add detail to your descriptive sentences.
Orange and Red: Use compound sentences (in addition, also, as well as) and use expanded noun phrases to add detail. So teeth could become - ivory teeth with torn flesh in between.
Blue: Use compound sentences (and, but, so, because) and use adjectives to nouns to add detail. So teeth could become - sharp ivory teeth.
Maths - Maths Skills
Complete your weekly maths skills sheet. The sheets are in the document section below. This week can 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 4 Week 14
Blue: Stage 3 Week 14
Foundation - PE
As part of the government guidance on active lifestyles, we suggest that today you for a walk with your family, as part of the lockdown exercise allowance. What can you see around your local area that has changed? Has somebody taken their decorations down? Has anybody had a new car? Maybe you walk in a place you haven't been before - Park Lime Pits, Chasewater. Let me know of 3 things you see on your walk.