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English Wednesday 15th July

1. Continue with your game for 10 minutes.

2. You can choose a different topic if your wish (free play, spelling, punctuation or grammar).

3. Click the image below to start.

 

Write a letter that we could give to a year 4 child who will be coming into year 5 in September.

Make a list of some things you might want to include

  • Things you have enjoyed
  • Things you are proud of
  • Something you improved
  • How you felt at the beginning compared to the end
  • Any top tips
  • Any other things you might want to include.

 

Think about what year five skills you could use and show off.

English Tuesday 14th July

1. Continue with your game for 10 minutes.

2. You can choose a different topic if your wish (free play, spelling, punctuation or grammar).

3. Click the image below to start.

 

Click on the link below, read all the information and complete activity 1 and 2.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkmkd6f

English Monday 13th July

1. Continue with your game for 10 minutes.

2. You can choose a different topic if your wish (free play, spelling, punctuation or grammar).

3. Click the image below to start.

Click on the link below and read the 'learn' section, watch the video's and complete activities 1 and 2.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjbsm39

English Friday 10th July

1. Choose your character.

2. Start with 'Free play'.

3. Click the image below to start.

English Thursday 9th July

1. Read some of your own book.

2. Write the Reading L.O: I can develop my reciprocal reading skills.

3. Split you page into 4 and use the reciprocal reading template below to write the headings in each section.

4. As you read, make any notes in the correct section, you can use the prompt questions below to help you.

5. Draw any doodles or images from the part of the book you have read.

English Wednesday 8th July

Write and underline the Reading and Writing L.O: I can visualise detail from a text, make predictions and use direct speech.

 

1. Read the following passage and as you read, visualise what is happening in as much detail as possible.

“Mara is standing in a large green field. She winds the propeller on a red and white model plane she is holding. She throws the plane into the air. At first the plane soars high, but suddenly it dips and crashes to the ground. Mara looks very disappointed. She walks to a table in the field which is covered with the blueprints for her model planes. She sits down and studies one of the blueprints, and the wind almost blows the blueprint away. Mara sighs and rests her head on a hand, and is very unhappy. All of a sudden, something from the sky hits Mara on the head and lands on the table – it is a very small blue case.”

2. Watch the video below. As you are watching, think about how it compares to the video in your head when you were reading the passage above? 

3. Write and underline the subheading Prediction. Under that subheading, write what you think is in the blue case and what could happen next.

 

4. Watch the next video, think about how you prediction compared to what happened.

5. Think about what the mini pilot wants to do, then write a short story (1 or 2 paragraphs) of how they get what they want.

6. Watch the rest of the short story below.

7. If there were any words, what would be said? Write a few examples of direct speech and narrative punctuated correctly.

English, History and Science Tuesday 7th July

1 Write the Reading History and Science L.O: I can research an influential scientist from the past.

2. Look at the WAGOLL mind maps below.

 

                       

3. We are going to create a mind map about Carl Linnaeus.

  • You can use your own branches or the headings used in the information.
  • Use colours if you have them.
  • Use small pictures.

4. Click the image below to take you to the information about Carl Linnaeus.

English Monday 6th July

1. Choose your level of challenge (the texts and questions go up in level of challenge)

2. Read the text then answer the questions.

 Download the document if it's not very clear.

 

This youtube video has both audio and visual so you are able to follow the text as you listen.

English Friday 3rd July

Reading

Listen to the end of the book chapters 35 (2 hours 13 minutes 29 seconds), 36, 37, 38 and 39

Choose your level of challenge (first set of questions are the easiest, last set are the most challenging)

English Thursday 2nd July

Reading

Listen to chapters 31 (2 hours 5 minutes 37 seconds) 32, 33 and 34.

Answer the following questions

English Wednesday 1st July

Reading

1. Write the Reading L.O: I can reflect on my own feelings and experiences.

2. Listen to chapters 26 (1 hour 39 minutes), 27, 28, 29 and 30

3. Listen to chapter 27 (1 hour 42 minutes 3 seconds) again and listen carefully for any descriptions of the cloud men.

4. Using as many details as you can from the text, draw the cloud men doing their job in the sky.

 

Writing

1 . In chapter 28, the centipede is scared of the cloud man and says "It's no good eating me! I'm full of bones like a kipper!".

2. Can you make some excuses that the other creatures might use to persuade the cloud men that they are no good to eat.

3. Imagine the cloud men said they would just eat one of the creatures. Using a contrasting word or phrase, write how one creature might persuade the cloud man that they are no good to eat and one of the other creatures would be much better to eat.

 

e.g The Ladybird might say "You wouldn't want to choke on my crunchy, tasteless shell that becomes as sharp as glass when broken, however the glowworm would slide ride right down your throat, no problem!" 

English Tuesday 30th June

Reading

1 . Write the Reading L.O: I can reflect on my own feelings and experiences

2. Listen to chapters 23 (1 hour 22 minutes 25 seconds ), 24 and 25.

3. Think carefully about and answer the following questions

Writing

4. Look at the Quentin Blake illustrations (the pictures and texts have moved a bit so make sure you scroll right down to see them all).

5. Illustrate your story in the style of Quentin Blake.

English Monday 29th June

Reading

1. Listen and follow the text of chapter 20 (1 hour 11 minutes and 23 seconds), 21 and 22.

2. Choose the correct level of challenge (first sheet are the easier questions, middle sheet is middle, third sheet is more challenging)

3. Answer the questions 

Writing

1. Write and underline the title 'Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker go to...'

2. In your neatest handwriting and making sure you copy out all your edits, publish your Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker go to... story

English Friday 26th June

Reading

Write the date and Reading L.O: I can retrieve details from a book.

1. Enjoy listening to chapter 18 (1 hour 4 seconds) and 19.

2. Draw a stage setting that could be used for these 2 chapters. The template below will help you draw the stage.

3. Draw any additional props that may be added or removed.

 

Writing

1. Read your work out loud and use your purple pen to correct anything that doesn't sound right.

2. Use the list below to proof read your work. Start with the first bullet point and go through your writing and check you have capital letters for all names.

3. Use purple pen to make any edits.

4. Work your way down the bullet point list.

Reading - Stage Setting Writing - Proof Reading
          

 

English Thursday 25th June

 

Reading

Enjoy listening to chapter 16 (51 minutes 3 seconds) and 17 and look up any words you don't know the meaning of using this dictionary link https://kids.britannica.com/kids/browse/dictionary

 

Writing

1 . Download the document below.

2. Think about your own writing and what skills you should be aiming for (working towards, working at, greater depth).

3. Put a symbol next to the skills you have used.

4. For any skills that you have not used (within your reach) try to put in your writing using purple pen.

5. For any skills you are unsure of use  the Espresso link below to remind you of the skill. Ask yourself is it a word, sentence, text or punctuation skill.

You could also try searching a skill on Espresso using the search bar in the top right corner.

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/sub_modules_index/item284045/grade2/index.html

English Wednesday 24th June 

Reading

Write the date and Reading L.O: I can answer questions on a text.

Listen to chapters 16 (51 minutes 3 seconds) and 17 then answer the following questions.

Writing

Read your 'Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker go to...' story out loud.

As you read, use your purple pen to correct any mistakes.

English Tuesday 23rd June

 

Writing

1. Continue using your storyboard and speech plan to write your first draft of 'Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker go to...

  • Write a line miss a line.
  • Use the year five writing skills checklist and try use all of the skills (you can download the document if it doesn't appear properly below)
  • Think about how much you would write in school. 

Reading

1. Enjoy listening to and following chapter 14 (44 minutes 50 seconds) and 15.

2. Think of 2 quiz questions for each chapter and email them to year5teacher@girlingtonprimary.co.uk

English Monday 22nd June

Reading

1. Enjoy listening to and following chapter 12 (35 minutes 23 seconds) and 13.

2. Do lots of doodles (little drawings) of the things you hear.

3. Rule off (draw a line right across your page) under your doodles

Writing

1 . Write the Writing title 'Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker go to (Write your idea here) - first draft.

2. We are going to have two lessons to write our first draft, just like you normally would in school.

3. Using your storyboard and speech sentences planning, write your first draft of your story.

  • Write a line miss a line.
  • Use the year five writing skills checklist and try use all of the skills (you can download the document if it doesn't appear properly below)
  • Think about how much you would write in school.
  • You will have tomorrow to finish your first draft.

English Friday 19th June

 We are going to be planning for our next piece of writing which is 'Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker go to...'. Throughout this work, it's important you are thinking about their characters.

 

1. Write the Writing L.O: I can note and develop initial ideas.

2. Use the three templates below to help build some sentences involving speech.

3. Write one sentence for each picture in your storyboard.

 

There are 3 different templates for you to use as you wish.

 

The examples are from the story 'Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker Go to the Restaurant'.

English Thursday 18th June

We are going to be planning for our next piece of writing which is 'Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker go to...'. Throughout this work, it's important you are thinking about their characters.

 

1. Write the Writing L.O: I can note and develop initial ideas.

2. Make a list of places where Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker would be likely to go.

e.g a restaurant 

3. Choose one that you want to use for your story and make a list of some events that could happen.

e.g complain about the food.

4. On a new page, choose which events you want to happen and in what order.

5. Create a 6 stage storyboard illustrating the Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker go to...

English Wednesday 17th June

Here is the text from yesterday punctuated correctly.

"Do your home learning you filthy little worms!" Would be what Mr Hall and I would say if we were Aunt Sponge of Aunt Spiker.

 

For the next couple of days we are are going to be planning for our next piece of writing which is 'Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker go to...'. Throughout this work, it's important you are thinking about their characters.

 

1. Write the Writing L.O: I can note and develop initial ideas.

2. Watch all the clips below taken from the film.

3. Note down all the unkind words Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker use to call James or refer to James.

4. We can all see they are mean and nasty to James. How would you describe the relationship between Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker? Give you reasons.

 

English Tuesday 16th June

1. Write today's Writing L.O: I can punctuate speech correctly.

2. Listen to chapter 11 - 32 minutes 15 seconds

3. Watch the two videos for punctuating speech by clicking these links

Video 1

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item361719/grade2/module305326/collection361839/section361752/index.html

Video 2

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item361720/grade2/module305326/collection361840/section361753/index.html

4. Choose one of the following challenges...

  • Challenge 1 - Speech marks, punctuation to end speech and new speaker new line plus all other punctuation. (most challenging)
  • Challenge 2 - Speech marks, punctuation to end speech and new speaker new line (middle challenge)
  • Challenge 3 - Speech marks and punctuation to end speech (least challenging)

 

5. Download the document by clicking 'download document' below the document and then add in the correct punctuation on the word document.

Challenge 1 - Speech marks, punctuation to end speech and new speaker new line plus all other punctuation. (most challenging)

Challenge 2 - Speech marks, punctuation to end speech and new speaker new line

Challenge - Speech marks and punctuation to end speech (least challenging)

English Monday 15th June

 

1. Read some of your own book.

2. Write the Reading L.O: I can develop my reciprocal reading skills.

3. Split you page into 4 and use the reciprocal reading template below to write the headings in each section.

4. As you read, make any notes in the correct section, you can use the prompts below to help you.

English Friday 12th June

1. Using the video above, listen to chapters 6 (17 mins 30 secs) to chapter 11.

2. As you listen, draw what you hear.

English Thursday 11th June

1. Using the video above, listen to chapter 5 (13 min 56 secs) and follow the text.

English Wednesday 10th June

1. Using the video above, listen to chapter 4 (12 mins) and follow the text.

English Tuesday 9th June

1. Using the video above, listen to chapter 3 (go to 8 min 20 secs) and follow the text.

English Monday 8th June

1. Write the Reading L.O: I can infer character from a text.

2. Listen to chapters 1 and 2 and follow the text in the video above.

3. On one page in your book, draw an outline of Aunt Sponge (listen carefully to the description to get the right shape) and an outline of Aunt Spiker (again listen out for her shape) on the next page. (You will be using these as role on the walls so leave room to write inside of the outline and outside).

4. Label your characters.

5. Once you have an outline for both characters, listen to the chapters 1 and 2 again and write anything that describes the charters appearance outside of their outline and anything that describes their personality on the inside of their outline.

There are help sheets below, the first one has unfamiliar words and the second one one to give you some ideas of things you might want to listen out for when thinking about what their personality is like.

English Friday 5th June

1. Write and underline the date and Reading L.O: I can use inference to predict what could happen in a book.

2. Have a look at the final clue, this is a song written by Andy Newman specifically for the film of this book. The lyrics are below the youtube clip so you can read along as you listen.

                   

 

3. Write and underline the first subheading People

4. Make some predictions about the characters in the story, think about appearance, personality and any other details.

5. Write and underline the next subheading Places

6. Make some predictions about the places the characters will go in the story and try to add detail. 

7. Write and underline the next subheading Story

8. Make some predictions about the story - what happens. Be imaginative.

English Thursday 4th June

1. Write and underline the date and Reading L.O: I can use inference to predict what could happen in a book.

2. Have a look at the next clue, this is a word cloud made up of words from the blurb.

3. Write and underline the first subheading People

4. Make some predictions about the characters in the story, think about appearance, personality and any other details.

5. Write and underline the next subheading Places

6. Make some predictions about the places the characters will go in the story and try to add detail. 

7. Write and underline the next subheading Story

8. Make some predictions about the story - what happens. Be imaginative.

English Wednesday 3rd June

1. Write and underline the date and Reading L.O: I can use inference to predict what could happen in a book.

2. Have a look at the second clue, these are sections taken from the various front covers of the book.

 

3. Write and underline the first subheading People

4. Make some predictions about the characters in the story, think about appearance, personality and any other details.

5. Write and underline the next subheading Places

6. Make some predictions about the places the characters will go in the story and try to add detail. 

7. Write and underline the next subheading Story

8. Make some predictions about the story - what happens. Be imaginative.

English Tuesday 2nd June

1. Write and underline the date and Reading L.O: I can use inference to predict what could happen in a book.

2. Each day this week you will get a clue related to our next book. Have a good look at the story pack below. Make sure you scroll down on the document to see all the pictures.

3. Write and underline the first subheading People

4. Make some predictions about the characters in the story, think about appearance, personality and any other details.

5. Write and underline the next subheading Places

6. Make some predictions about the places the characters will go in the story. 

7. Write and underline the next subheading Story

8. Make some predictions about the story - what happens. Be imaginative.