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Thursday 4th June

INDEPENDENT READING

2 x 15 minutes

Read anything you want – a book, a comic, a magazine, a blog, a web page, anything!

 

GUIDED READING

60 Second reads.  Read the poem ‘Whodunnit’ and answer the questions attached to it.

 

ENGLISH

Today’s task: 1st draft of section 2. Re-read section one and make sure that today’s writing flows on from that. Try and include: 

- Introducing the doll. How does it appear at the window? 

-Alma’s surprise in the resemblance to her (describe the clothing).   

-Showing the audience Alma’s desire to get in and frustration at the door being locked. 

-Alma’s tantrum and stomping away!  

-the door opening (a Short sharp paragraph would be good here!) 

 

Today’s targets: 

 Use a range of sentences. 

-A simple sentence (independent clause) 

-A compound sentence: Use a semi-colon or a co-ordinating conjunction (FANBOYS) to join two related independent clauses 

-A complex sentence: Use a subordinating conjunction (ISAWAWABUB) to join an independent and a dependent clause 

REMEMBER:  

-An independent clause is a An independent clause is a clause that can stand alone as a sentence. It expresses a complete thought). A dependent clause, or subordinate clause, is one that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence. It does not express a complete thought. Remember that a clause has a subject and a verb. 

  -If you’re still unsure, check out your SPAG homework book. 

 

REFLEX

Practice your skills on Reflex.

 

MATHS

Log into My Maths for today’s lesson and activities

Also use this to play extra maths games for either My Maths or Abacus.

 

Also, some of you had a little trouble with yesterday's fraction learning (it was quite tricky to be fair as there were so many fractions and you had to find a common denominator first).  I've added some more resources (see below) which should break the problem down a bit more for you.  There are also PPTs which might explain it a little more too.  I've put them in the order to do it in starting form the easiest and then working up to yesterday's maths task.  I just want to say a massive well done to those children who tried and tried again until they got the result they were happy with.  It shows really determination, resilience and courage!

 

SPAG

Complete the passive mini test from the attached resources.

 

RWI

Choose the right word.

 

TRANSITION ACTIVITIES

The summer term usually is packed full of activities based on your transition to secondary school, aimed at getting you prepared, discussing anxieties and questions and sharing experiences. Although we are not at school, there are still loads we can be doing to help you through this time.

 

The first thing, and the most important thing, is to talk. Talk to us (via Dojo or when we ring you at home), talk to your parents. Talk to your friends. You will all have your own questions and worries, and I promise you, that whatever it is, someone (probably thousands of someones) has had the same question or worry before you, including us teachers, your parents, your older brothers and sisters. So anything you may be worried about, or any question you may have (and there’s no such thing as a small question here!) write it down and talk to someone about it.

 

This time is also an extremely exciting time: secondary schools are magical places where you can begin to explore different subjects at a level much deeper than in primary school (for example, you get to use Bunsen Burners in science! So jealous!!).

 

Today’s task is to go through the Powerpoint presentation on transitioning. There are questions for you to think about so try and make some notes about them 😊  

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