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This Week's Learning Challenges

 

​​​​​​Have a go at the video activities and the Testbase questions below. They will be updated each week.

 

There are some activities set up in the 'Homework' section of Education City.

 

Have a look at the new online lessons at www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

Do your best!

Radio Ad - 21/5/20

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Writing 18/5/20 - Advertising Leaflet

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The Abandoned Mine 14/5/20

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Go for plenty of expression in your performances

Monday 11th May

Your job over the next few days is to continue and edit your stories. I want you to look especially at how you have started each sentence and paragraph to make sure there is some variety in your openings.

Mine Story 7th May

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Mine Opening Description

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Think about your...

Language Choices (Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs, Emotive Language, Active or Passive, Sentence Openers)
Sentence Types - Have you included a mixture of Simple, Compound, Complex and Multi-clause sentences? (Look at the posters below this as a reminder)
Audience - Have you thought about who you are writing for and what difference it will make to the choices you make?

4/5/20 - Only you know why you have to go into this place. Describe what is on the other side of the wooden barrier

4/5/20 - Only you know why you have to go into this place. Describe what is on the other side of the wooden barrier 1

Writing Posters

Homophones 30/4/20

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Have a go at the homophones riddles and story below, see if you can work out which one of each pair is needed
  • Read the following story and find the homophones, replace each homophone with the correct spelling and meaning. 

                                            

It was late won/one Sunday knight/night and a young boy/buoy with ridiculously long hair/hare and who was heir/air to the throne sitting in his father’s palace. 

He was eating his favourite serial/cereal which/witch all his servants thought was weird because it contains currents/currants, a huge steak/stake, a spoonful of muscles/mussels and the tail/tale of a fish called plaice/place.  When suddenly he herd/heard a smashing noise coming from another room. 

The young prince shouted out aloud/allowed words that were very foul/fowl “I need/knead to know/no which/witch windows did they break/brake.”  He ran to where/wear the noise came from and felt quite faint/feint at the sight/site he saw/sore, which was. . . . . . . . . .

 

  • Continue the story using your own homophones.

Here are some ideas:

 

  • check/cheque
  • beach beech
  • sew/sow
  • root/route
  • bale/bail
  • there/their
  • here/hear

Homophone Riddles

 

Have a go at solving these riddles and finding what the pair of homophones are

 

This sounds like a wild animal or what many trees are in winter

 

Is this a colour or what the wind did last week?

 

Another word for expensive or a wild animal found in Britain

 

Could be what you pay to travel or somewhere with rides you go to have fun

 

A story told in parts or something you might eat for breakfast

 

Part of your body or a wild animal with large ears that runs fast

 

Now try and write your own riddles for

Sun/son

tide/tied

flower/flour

Homophones 27/4/20

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Re-write these with the right word in the gap

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Homophones | Primary English - Wonderful Words

Have a look at this before smashing the questions..

Later in the week we will look at more homophones

Homophone Sentence Show | Primary English - Wonderful Words

Standard English 23/4/20

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I don't like them cakes.
I been there loads of times.
I never did nothing.
You didn't go nowhere.
Someone gived us a present.

Improving a Sentence 20/4/20

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Have a go at improving these sentences in any ways you can. Make them funny, scary or whatever you choose.

The fence was green.

Mr Cusick cried at the film.

Yesterday was a brilliant day.

The castle door opened.
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