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Week 15, June 29th

Maths Slides for the Week

Monday Maths Sheet

English

Monday

The Night Pirates (watch the video of the story on Youtube)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnVP6iBAvHg

 

Read the first four pages (up to 'Tom was a little boy about to have an adventure').

Before reading on, predict what the adventure might be. Write down what you think will happen.

 

Finish the story.

Vocabualry to discuss – stealing, roared, strange, leapt, fearsome, gaped, goggled.

 

Possible Questions

Is it fiction or non-fiction?

What did Tom think the shadows might be?

What does ‘only the moon was watching’ mean?

What time of day was it, and what in the text gives us a clue about this?

 

Tuesday

We are looking at similes (He was as fast as a tiger. It was as cold as ice).

Can you find any similes in the story?

Similes

Wednesday

Today we are looking at adjectives (describing words).

There are some in the story - rough, tough & dark.

Can you think of some adjectives to describe different parts of the picture? eg bright moon, hot sand

Thursday

We have received a message in a bottle. Write your application for a job as a pirate.

Spellings

This week's spellings are ....

you

your

push

pull

full

If you already know these words, please practise any from the list below.

Phonics

In phonics this week we will be looking at the following sounds:

wh (as in when)

ph (as in phone)

ew (as in drew or few)

oe (as in toe)

 

You can also practise spelling words with these sounds in them.

We will be drawing ourselves in the style of Picasso.

Van Gogh's Sunflowers

 

We will be drawing sunflowers using different media, eg paint, pastels & pencils.

Can you draw some sunflowers?

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