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27.03.20 Writing Task

Good morning! Can you begin keeping a diary of your time at home? It is something that you may want to look back on in many years to come and share with friends and family members.

 

Remember to include the features of writing a diary entry:

  • Dear Diary,
  • First person (I, me, we)
  • Describe your thoughts and feelings
  • Write informally, as if you are chatting to a friend
  • Use fronted adverbials (Earlier today, This morning, After lunch, etc

 

I look forward to you sharing your diaries during check-in circle when we're back at school!

Mrs East laugh

 

Here are some helpful websites and apps that can support with Phonics and Reading.

 

www.phonicsplay.co.uk

 

www.phonicsbloom.com

 

www.teachyourmonstertoread.com

 

www.oxfordowl.co.uk

 

www.vooks.com

 

www.classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

 

 

24.03.20- Reading- 'The Catch' animated film

Watch the following animated film and pause when directed to do so to answer the questions from the document called 'The Catch Questions'. You could either do this with a grown-up and orally answer to make it more of a discussion or record your answers in your exercise book.

 

 

 

24.03.20- The Catch Questions

English – Miss Mantle’s Class

In your home learning book, please write a diary entry from the point of Ug.  Remember in our Ug book, Ug wasn’t allowed hot food, soft bed, soft trousers, to play tennis with a soft ball or football with a soft ball.  Your diary entry must include Ug’s feelings about not having anything soft or warm and his ideas about what the soft things could be made of.

Success Criteria

 

  • Start with ‘Dear diary’
  • Include feelings
  • Include thoughts
  • Use conjunctions (and, because, also, if, so)

     

     

Spellings for the week (get your grown up to test you on Friday)

Mrs Myer’s Group

flowers

boxes

lunches

apples

beaches

trees

dishes

dogs

peaches

clouds

 

 

Miss Mantle’s Group

knock

know

knee

knit

knew

knight

gnome

kneel

gnat

gnaw

 

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