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Spellings 25.05.20

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Hello everyone,

Below are some useful tips to help with lessons this week.

Spelling Activities

Monday: Write the definition for each of your spellings. You can use your dictionary from school or a computer to help you.

Tuesday: Pick two activities from the spelling menu. A picture of the spelling menu can be found in the teaching notes section.

Wednesday: Write an interesting sentence for each of your spellings. Remember to use lots of interesting adjectives and phrases.

Thursday: Use the look, cover, write and check part of your spelling sheet to revise spellings.

Friday: Test on your spellings.

 

This week grammar will be on Friday.

 

Talking and Listening - Tuesday

 

Today’s task is talking and listening.  Look at the cards and discuss what is on them. Make sure that other members of the family are asked to promote good listening skills.

 

Wednesday

 

Today’s task is all about alphabetical order.  Look at the word lists and place them into alphabetical order. Remember if all words begin with the same letter move to the second letter. Below is a link for BBC Bitesize which explains Alphabetical order:

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zxfyjty/articles/zcyfsg8

 

Creative Writing - Thursday

 

Over the next while we will have one focus on our writing. This piece of writing will be based on an island. Each week you will be given a different task to link to your creative writing. You should have completed a drawing of your island! Here is the next piece of work. Follow the help sheet for some ideas.

 

Week 6

The noise and smell of food at the party attract some unwanted visitors. Write a description of the party explaining the events and the results. Use plenty of detail to give a really vivid description.

Watch Episode 5 of Treasure Island:

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks2-treasure-island-home/zk2qnrd

 

 

Grammar - Friday

This week's grammar is based on proverbs.

 

A proverb is a short, often-used saying that expresses something wise or true."Actions speak louder than words" is a proverb. Have a think about any proverbs you may know, ask members of your household.

 

There will be a PowerPoint and YouTube video to help with this lesson.

 

 

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