Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Live Writing Year Four Brackets

Write a 10 line paragraph about a horrible smell. Include at least five brackets - with some of the brackets beginning 'a' or 'an'.

Due: Friday.

Monday, 29 April 2013

Year Four & Five Homework

Please complete the Anansi comprehension. Attempt all of the questions.

Due: Friday

Year Five and Six Live Writing

Homework: Enter this week's 100 Word Challenge on your Kidblog. Use ideas from the Live Writing session to help!

Due: Tuesday

Friday, 26 April 2013

Year Six Homework: PicLit

Create a three line simile poem using either: 1. PicLit (and print) or 2. Take a photo or draw a picture, and write a three line poem on it (stick it on)

Year 4, 5 & 6 Homework

Write a 8 lines description of the street scene in Jo'Burg. Use all the five senses and a bracket.

Year Five: Include a colon & a semi-colon.

Due: Monday

Year 4

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Year Five and Six Homework: Haiku, Brackets and Flipped Classroom Homework on Setting the Scene

Year Six

We have been learning about haiku.

Task: Write a Housework Haiku on your Kidblog. Make sure you 'take a sentence for a walk' using your Cards before commiting each line to paper.

Due: Friday

Year Four & Five

1. Write a description of your ideal – perfect – bedroom. Include a bracket in every sentence.

My bedroom (which is at the top of the stairs next to the Cinema) is like a New Year's Eve party. The bed (which is made from pure gold) is next to the enormous bookcase, and just behind the Playstation 5.

Feeling clever? Include similes and metaphor, too!

2. Prepare for Friday's lesson with this Flipped Classroom homework.

Listen to this podcast:

Watch this video:

Watch this ShowMe: http://www.showme.com/sh/?h=HKYFNY0

Due: Friday

Monday, 22 April 2013

Year Four, Five and Six Homework for the first day back!

Year Six
Please create 10 'Taking an idea for a Walk Cards'. We'll laminate these and use them throughout the poetry unit.

Due: Tuesday

Year Five and Four Comprehension
11+ comprehensions can be tricky - so I have added some hints to our LPPlus VLE to help you if you get stuck! This includes some teacher podcasts, so you can try to understand some of the techniques being used by an author.

Click on the link for comprehension hints: https://alphapluscloud.lpplus.net/schools/falconsgirls/Subjects/English/Wiki/Why%20does%20the%20author%20questions.aspx

You'll need to sign in with your pupil login and username.

Due: Friday