Summer 2  Week 6

Writing

Focus: Fact retrieval

 

1) Read the ebook All about Dinosaurs

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2) Write down at least 3 facts you have learned. Remember capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.

 

Writing

Focus: Questions

 

Can you think of questions you’d love to ask your favourite dinosaur.

You could write a list of questions using a range of questions words such as ‘when’, ‘why’, ‘who’, ‘what’, ‘where’ and ‘how’.

 

No try to answer your own questions as if you were that dinosaur.

Writing

Focus: Information - poster

 

Using the facts you have collected. Create a poster of information about dinosaurs.

Writing

Focus: Narrative

 

Use https://www.pobble365.com/jurassic

 

Look at the start starter section.

Read the beginning of the story can you finish it?

 

Remember to include adjectives and conjunctions.

 

Challenge: try to use some different suffixes e.g –er –est –ing –ly -ful

Summer 2 Week 4 - chocolate

Writing

Focus: Adjectives

 

1) Design and draw your own chocolate bar.

 

2) Create a bank of adjectives to go with your chocolate bar.

Can you include words that use the suffixes –est –er –ly –ful

 

3)Choose some words that you have written to write sentences to describe your chocolate bar.

 

Writing

Focus: Persuasion – advert – using different sentences types

 

Now that you have designed your chocolate bar, create an advertisement to sell it. E.g. a poster

What is special about it?

How much will it cost?

What shops can it be bought at?

Is it on offer?

 

Remember to try and use interesting adjectives.

You may try to include different sentence types too: commands, questions, statements.

Writing

Focus: Recount – using conjunctions

 

Imagine you have been to a chocolate factory. What did you do?

Write a recount of your day.

 

Remember your writing must be in chronological order.

Try to use time connectives. E.g. First, then, next…

And conjunctions e.g. and, but, because, if, so, when…

Writing

Focus: Information writing - vocabulary

 

1) Research where chocolate comes from. (A PowerPoint is on the website to help)

 

2)Think about the vocabulary you have read, is any of it new? Is any of it specific to chocolate?

 

3) Record some facts you have learned.

File icon: ppt Friday Writing where-does-chocolate-come-from-powerpoint_ver_3 [ppt 7MB] Click to download

Summer 2 Week 3 Informative Writing - Robin Hood

Writing

Focus: Information writing

 

1) Watch the video https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zx339j6/articles/zcxmb82

To find out a little bit about Legends

 

2) Download the PowerPoint ‘The legend of Robin Hood’

 

3) Make notes of what you have found out about Robin Hood.

 

Writing

Focus: Information writing

 

1) Look at the example plan, take a close look at the headings as these will help you plan.

 

2) Following the sub headings on the example plan. Create your own plan. Remember to look at your notes from Monday. Try to include important subject specific vocabulary and interesting adjectives.

 

Writing

Focus: Information writing

 

1) Using your plan begin to write your informative writing. Today you should complete 2 of your subheadings (remember sub headings are grumpy and want a line all to themselves). Try to write at least 3 sentences per subheading.

 

2) Today’s challenge is to include at least 3 different conjunctions throughout your writing.

If you’re not sure what conjunctions to use look at the word mat on the website

 

Writing

Focus: Information writing

 

1) Read and check your learning before you begin.

 

2) Complete the final two sub-headings.

 

3) Today’s challenge is to include at least 3 interesting adjectives throughout your writing.

 

Writing

Focus: Information writing

 

1) Read your learning carefully.

Make any changes to spelling, punctuation and grammar.

 

2) Can you make it even better?

Try adding in another adjective, change a conjunction or use a more exciting/specific word. For example amazing may sound better than nice.

 

Remember when we edit learning, if you want to change something put one single line through and write your something new above.

 

File icon: ppt Monday Writing The-Legend-of-Robin-Hood-PowerPoint_ver_1 [ppt 6MB] Click to download
File icon: doc Tuesday - Writing - Example plan [doc 49KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Wed Writing Conjunction word mat [pdf 820KB] Click to download

Summer 2 Week 2 - Persuasive Writing

Writing

Focus: Persuasive Writing

 

1)Download the ‘Nightingale Pledge’ PowerPoint.

 

2) Complete putting the words into alphabetical order, remember to look at the first letter of every word and then look at the look at the second

letter if more than one word starts with the same letter. Then use an online dictionary to find out what they mean.

 

3) Read the Nightingale Pledge. Look for this symbol for it to be read to you.

 

4) Look at what the different words mean.

 

5)Complete the ‘Nightingale pledge´Activity matching the words to their definitions.

* = mild

** = spicy

*** = extra hot

Remember to challenge yourself appropriately

Writing

Focus: Persuasive Writing

 

1) Download the ‘Nowadays’ PowerPoint.

 

2) Look at the Nurses Job Advert.

What information is on there?

How has it been laid out?

What are the features?

 

3) Use the job advert checklist to tick of the features you can find.

 

4) Read the ‘Code for Nurses and Midwifes.’ Look for this symbol for it to be read to you.

 

5) Compare the Nightingale Pledge with the Code for Nurses and Midwifes.

Write down the similiarities and differences.

 

 

Writing

Focus: Persuasive Writing

 

2) Using yesterday’s PowerPoint. Look at the Nurses Job Advert again. Think about the features and the important language that has been used.

 

3) Today you are going to write your own job advert for a modern day nurse. Use the Job advert activity sheet to help you

* = mild

** = spicy

*** = extra hot

Remember to challenge yourself appropriately

 

You can write this down on paper or in your book rather than printing the sheet.

 

Writing

Focus: Persuasive Writing

 

1)Use the checklist to check what you have written so far.

 

2) Complete your advert.

Writing

Focus: Persuasive Writing

 

1) Try writing an advert for a different job. Maybe the job you’d like to do when you are older. Remember to include all the features that an advert needs.

 

File icon: pdf Monday Mild Activity Sheet The Nightingale Pledge LA [pdf 297KB] Click to download
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File icon: pdf Monday Mild The Nightingale Pledge Glossary [pdf 257KB] Click to download
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File icon: doc Tuesday Writing Job Advert Checklist Editable [doc 2MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Tuesday Activity Sheet Job Advert [pdf 465KB] Click to download
File icon: ppt Tuesday Writing Nowadays [ppt 3MB] Click to download

Summer 2 Week 1 - Significant People - Letter Writing

Writing

Focus: Letter writing

1) Write down what you think a letter is. What is special about a letter?

 

2) Have a look at the example letter on Monday A Formal Letter PowerPoint. Look at the features of the letter. Did you manage to get those features written down? Tick the ones you did get and add the others to your list.

 

3)Using the Time to Pack activity sheet

* = mild

** = spicy

*** = extra hot

Remember to challenge yourself appropriately

Complete a list of things that Mr Jenner would need to take with him to the hospital. Remember to think about your spelling patterns.

 

4)EXTRA – have a go at writing down what you already know about hospitals?

Writing

Focus: Letter writing

1) Informal or Formal letters. Do you know the difference?

Can you list some examples of formal letters and some examples of informal letters?

 

2) Download and look at the PowerPoint Tuesday An Informal letter Look at the features of an informal letter. Read the example letter. Look at the format of an informal letter and read Florence’s letter.

 

3)Use the A Letter from Florence sheet and highlight the expanded noun phrases and interesting vocabulary.

Next label the features of the informal letter.

 

Writing

Focus: Letter writing

1)Download the PowerPoint Dear Ma and Da.

Complete finding the noun and adjective in the section Hospital of Horror.

Write some sentences down in your book that use the alternative adjectives.

 

2)Read Arthur’s letter example. This letter was written before Florence arrived at the hospital.

 

3)Begin writing your letter. Remember to include the correct punctuation in your sentences and try to use some interesting vocabulary and adjectives.

* = mild

** = spicy

*** = extra hot

Remember to challenge yourself appropriately

Writing

1) Continue to write your letter

Remember to include the correct punctuation in your sentences and try to use some interesting vocabulary and adjectives. Try to include some conjunctions.

 

2) Always proof read your learning before you finish.

 

Writing

1) Continue to write your letter.

Today see if you can include an adverb and a different conjunction to what you used yesterday.

 

2) Always proof read your learning before you finish. Check it makes sense and that you have used the correct grammar, spelling and punctuation. If you want to add bits in remember you can!

 

3)If you have finished try making some tea stained paper and write up your letter in your best handwriting.

 

File icon: pdf Monday Writing Activity Sheet Time to Pack [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: ppt Monday Writing A Formal Letter PowerPoint [ppt 6MB] Click to download
File icon: pptx Tuesday writing An Informal Letter [pptx 5MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Tuesday Writing A Letter From Florence Example [pdf 927KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Wednesday Writing Activity Sheet Dear Ma and Pa [pdf 750KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Wednesday Writing Dear Ma and Pa Letter Example [pdf 706KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Wednesday Writing Dear Ma and Pa Sentence Openers [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: ppt Wednesday Writing Dear Ma and Pa [ppt 6MB] Click to download
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File icon: pdf Wednesday Writing Informal Letter Checklist [pdf 540KB] Click to download
File icon: doc Y2 Informal Letter Checklist Editable [doc 591KB] Click to download

Summer Week 5 - Sports Week

Writing

1) watch and read the story Ready Steady Mo!

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

(if you would like to read the story yourself turn off the sound)

 

2) Can you find the rhyming words in this book? Make a list.

 

3) We are going to have a go at writing our own sports poem. First you need to think of a sport you’d like to write about. Run, swim, bat, throw etc.

Then you need to think of some words that rhyme – use the list you created earlier.

Use the plan template and the plan example to help.

Writing

1) Read through the simplified version of Ready Steady Mo! Can you spot the rhyming couplets again?

Look at how simple sentences are used. Did you notice any conjunctions or adjectives?

Some poems are simple and do not always need long complex sentences.

 

2) Today you are going to use Mo’s poem to write your own, remember to keep referring back to your plan and Mo’s poem.

 

If you need any further help look at Miss Burgin’s example.

Writing

1)Watch and listen to the story Olympig!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RTaLa32pZo

 

What do you think the message is from this story?

 

2) We’re going to retell this story. First you will need to plan the story.

Remember a story has a beginning, problem, solution and ending.

Use the template to help you.

In your plan remember to including

-adjectives and adverbs

-conjunctions

 

-If you’d like to challenge yourself have a go at changing the character.

 

Writing

1) Begin to write your story.

Remember to include the correct punctuation in your sentences.

Today try to include at least 3 adjectives and 1 conjunction that is not and.

 

2) Always proof read your learning before you finish.

 

Writing

1) Continue to write your story.

Today see if you can include an adverb and a different conjunction to what you used yesterday.

 

2) Always proof read your learning before you finish. Check it makes sense and that you have used the correct grammar, spelling and punctuation. If you want to add bits in remember you can!

 

File icon: doc Mon - Writing - Poem plan EXAMPLE [doc 47KB] Click to download
File icon: doc Mon - Writing - Poem plan [doc 45KB] Click to download
File icon: docx Tue - writing - simplified Ready Steady Miss Burgin example poem [docx 24KB] Click to download
File icon: docx Tue - writing - simplified Ready Steady Mo poem [docx 12KB] Click to download
File icon: doc Wed - writing - story plan template [doc 49KB] Click to download
File icon: mp4 Ready Steady Mo - Read Aloud Bedtime Story - British Accent [mp4 29MB] Click to download
File icon: mp4 Story #25 - Olympig [mp4 31MB] Click to download

Summer Week 4

Writing

1)Read the story of The Ginger Bread Man. (PowerPoint on school website)

Or Watch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pckuS--UlV4

 

2)Use the PowerPoint 2 to recap the story and look at the Beginning of the story for ‘The Little Red Apple’

 

3) Have a go at planning your own ‘The Little Red Apple’ story. Use the story mountain template as help but you could write/draw your plan in your exercise book.

 

4)Challenge: can you add in some extra adjectives for the apple?

Writing

1) Remind yourself what an Expanded Noun Phrase is – use the PowerPoint if needed. Have a go at writing some different sentences using expanded noun phrases.

 

2) Begin to write your story using the Apple Story Sheet. Write the beginning and the build up.

Remember to challenge yourself.

*mild

**spicy

*** extra hot

 

Writing

1) Remember to read what you have done so far and make any corrections or changes.

 

2) Continue writing your story.

Write the dilemma and the resolution.

 

Writing

1) Remember to read what you have done so far and make any corrections or changes.

 

2) Continue writing your story.

Write the ending.

 

Writing

1) Use the checklist to check and edit your learning. Have you included everything a traditional story needs?

 

2) Read your story aloud to someone else.

File icon: ppt Monday - Writing - The-Gingerbread-Man-Story-Powerpoint_ver_4 [ppt 10MB] Click to download
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File icon: ppt Monday PowerPoint 2 Planning a Story [ppt 2MB] Click to download
File icon: mp4 Monday The Gingerbread Man Full Story Animated Fairy Tales For Children 4K UHD [mp4 37MB] Click to download
File icon: docx Monday - Writing - The Little Red Apple Story Mountain [docx 830KB] Click to download
File icon: doc Tuesday Apple Story [doc 2MB] Click to download
File icon: ppt Tuesday Expanded Noun Phrases [ppt 4MB] Click to download
File icon: doc Friday Traditional Story Checklist [doc 1MB] Click to download

Summer Week 3

File icon: ppt Monday - Writing - VE Day Powerpoint [ppt 1MB] Click to download
File icon: doc Tuesday - Writing - Example plan [doc 48KB] Click to download

Summer half term 1 Week 2

Monday - The focus today is adjectives. Listen to the clip by Miss Burgin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDK64EwaYeE&feature=youtu.be  or read the PDF book Whale Words, first there is a recap of adjectives, then you will listen to the book 'Whale Words' after that you will look at comparative sentences. Now have a go at writing your own description of a whale.

Tuesday - Listen to the clip of Miss Burgin explaining what an autobiography and biography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCS4Eu4WAuYor read the information on the PDF about biographies and autobiographies is and then watch the youtube clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGi2BkgPfDc&t=499s%2C , stopping at 6:02, Jacques had done it. He had become a manfish. Then have a go at writing your own experience of swimming.

Wednesday - 1) Read ‘Beneath the waves – can you find all the adjectives?’ 2) Have a go at writing your own description of a creature beneath the waves.

Thursday- 1) Read the Book Review of The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau. 2) Write a book review of Manfish by Jennifer Berne. As you write, use the Checklist to confirm that you have included all the features needed for a successful book review. Finish by giving Manfish a ‘star rating’ out of 5.

Friday - 1) watch the clip https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item908917/grade1/module910310/collection910380/section911561/index.html and https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item913454/grade1/module910310/collection910383/section913450/index.html to recap verbs and tenses. 2) If you haven’t already – watch the today’s reading clip. What was in Dougal's ancient treasure chest? Draw and write about what treasureyou would love to find in an old chest.

File icon: avi Monday - Writing - Adjectives, Whale Words (book), Comparisons. [avi 42MB] Click to download
DESKTOP/LAPTOP ONLY
File icon: pdf Monday - Whale Words (book) [pdf 9MB] Click to download
File icon: avi Tuesday - Writing - Biographies and Autobiographies [avi 16MB] Click to download
DESKTOP/LAPTOP only
File icon: pdf Tuesday Biography and Autobiography information [pdf 208KB] Click to download
File icon: docx Wednesday - Writing - Beneath the waves [docx 294KB] Click to download
File icon: docx Thursday - Writing - Book reviews [docx 78KB] Click to download
File icon: docx Friday - writing - verbs and tenses [docx 68KB] Click to download

Summer Half Term 1 Week 1 (W.C. 20.04.20)

Monday – Read/Listen and enjoy humorous story 'Angry Cat'. (Download the version read by Miss Burgin) Revise conjunctions and writing extended sentences.

Tuesday – Re-read the story and read a diary entry. Revise features of diary entries and write a diary entry of your own, remembering to include the features of a diary and use conjunctions.    

Wednesday– Listen to the oral story 'Baba Yaga and the Black Geese' (follow link on the activity sheet), sequence the events, re-tell the story.

Thursday – Listen to a different version of the same story (I found this great animation that you might want to use instead for the comparison. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFNOHlGsbVs) and compare the two versions. Then produce a character profile.

Friday – Read/Listen to Hansel and Gretel (Download the version read by Miss Burgin) . Correct incorrect punctuation in a diary entry and write own correctly punctuated diary entry. 

 

Find below the different daily activties and some other resources that you may find useful. Remember to complete your writing activties in your exercise book.

File icon: pdf Monday Angry Cat Conjunctions [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: avi Angry cat read by Miss Burgin 2 [avi 16MB] Click to download
File icon: ppt Conjunctions and but or [ppt 3MB] Click to download
File icon: ppt Conjunctions when if that because [ppt 15MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Tuesday Rat's Diary Conjunctions [pdf 561KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Wednesday Baba Yaga Story [pdf 459KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Thursday Baba Yaga Story comparison [pdf 3MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Friday Hansel and Gretel diary writing [pdf 2MB] Click to download
File icon: avi Hansel and Gretel read by Miss Burgin [avi 10MB] Click to download
File icon: ppt hansel-and-gretel-story-powerpoint_ver_1 [ppt 11MB] Click to download
File icon: ppt Diary Writing Features [ppt 5MB] Click to download

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary Competition

See below a competition from Thornberry Animal Santuary that you might like to give a go.

 

Hi there,

 

To help keep you busy during the COVID-19 crisis Thornberry Animal Sanctuary has launched a story writing competition.

 

The competition is FREE to enter and should be titled "Once upon a time there was a cat and a dog..."

The story can be about  your own cat or dog or an imaginary one.

 

The story should be a maximum of 250 words with no minimum.

 

There are three age groups,  3 - 10 years old, 11 - 16 years old and 16 years old - adults.

 

The winners of each category will receive a personalised trophy and get to name the first litter of kittens at the sanctuary this year.

 

However, the TOP 30 from each category will all be published as part of a paperback book on Amazon also.

 

Everyone is encouraged to submit – so please feel free to share with your pupils and teachers.

 

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR STORIES TO: admin@thornberryanimalsanctuary.org with the subject “STORY COMPETITION”

The deadline is 15th April with winners announced on 22nd April or later depending on the amount of submissions.

 

 

Ged Jenkins-Omar

 

Fundraising & Marketing Manager

 

Mobile: 07437925783

 

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

Website – https://www.thornberryanimalsanctuary.org/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thornberryanimalsanctuary/

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thornberryanimalsanctuary/

 

Up! continued...

How else can we travel in the sky? .... Aeroplane!

This week have a go at writing some instructions for making a paper Aeroplane.

Monday: Remember instructions have specific features, use the powerpoint to recap the features of instructions and have a go at following some instructions yourself.

Tuesday: Plan the instructions that you will write - use the powerpoint to help guide you on what to do.

Wednesday: Begin to write your instructions. Can you use a question as your title?

Remember to include an opening sentence, try to include a conjunction in your opening sentence.

e.g. These simple instructions tell you how to create a beautiful plastic turtle that is made from a recycled bottle. 

Write your list of things you will need (remember a sub heading) - be careful with your spelling and remember to use your phonics skills.

Thursday: Begin to write your step-by-step instructions including a sub heading. Don't forgot to use all the features of instructional writing. Try to include at least three different conjunctions in your writing, some effective adjectives and challenge yourself to include some adverbs.

Friday: Continue with your instructions and try to include a closing statement. e.g. If you have followed these instructions carefully you will have successfully created an attractive plastic turtle.

Please share your finished instructions via our twitter account @whistonJandI or email them to school. I'd love to see your writing and what you've been up to! :)

File icon: ppt WRI Lesson 1 Instructions [ppt 3MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf WRI Lesson 1 How to Make a Paper Aeroplane [pdf 115KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf WRI Instructions Checklist [pdf 41KB] Click to download
File icon: ppt WRI Lesson 2 Planning instructions [ppt 2MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Instructions Word Mat [pdf 455KB] Click to download

In addition to the activities sent home in the home learning pack. I will post a range of writing activties that can be completed at home with any resources that will be needed.

Up!

Week commencing 23.03.20 this week why don't you try basing your writing on the film Up!

Recap the story of up and use the film alongside.

First children could write an advert for a new adventurer so that Carl can go to paradise falls. Try include a range of adjectives in your writing. (Possibly Monday)

Then children could begin to think about a dilema the characters may face on their journey. Try to include a range of adjectives and some conjunctions. (Tuesday)

Eventually leading to writing a story with a problem that stops Carl in his tracks. Will the story end happily? (Wednesday-Friday) The beginning of the story has been written for you. Write a section of the story each day. For example

Wednesday: write the problem (dilemma) of the story. Remember to include a range of ajectives and conjunctions.

Thursday: write the solution to the problem.

Friday: write the ending of your story. Will it be a happy ending?

 

Find some resources below to help with this writing.

 

File icon: doc Story Mountain plan [doc 1MB] Click to download
File icon: docx character-wanted-poster-activity- [docx 3MB] Click to download
File icon: docx Beginning of the story [docx 527KB] Click to download
File icon: pptx Writing an adventure story [pptx 1MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Adjective word mat [pdf 39KB] Click to download
File icon: doc Conjunctions word mat [doc 2MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Sentence Openers word mat [pdf 914KB] Click to download