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Week 1- WC 4th January

Updated 5.1.21

English

'Kensuke's Kingdom'  by Michael Morpurgo

Challenge 1

Can you read chapter 1 of Kensuke's Kingdom and answer the questions on the comprehension sheet?

There are free downloads of the book online (Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo). This is one link you may wish to use (adult reading the text aloud).

 

Challenge 2!

Can you complete the comprehension sheet below?

Remember to start sentences with  capital letter and end with a full stop. You can look back at the question and the text to help you with tricky spellings as many times as you need!

Re-read your answer to check it makes sense and to ensure you have answered the question.

 

'When the Forest Meets the Sea' by Jeannie Baker.

Challenge 3

After you have read chapter 1 of Kensuke's Kingdom, read 'When the Forest Meets the Sea' by Jeannie Baker.

This is the link to Youtube with someone reading it. 

 

Challenge 4

How does this story compare to Kensuke's Kingdom?

What are the main similarities and differences between the texts? 

Can you think of some sentences to describe the pictures on each page? Write them down and create a bank of adjectives (describing words) Can you include some adjectives into your sentences? 

Can you write how the boy and his dad are feeling? 

Well done!

 

Spellings 8th January 2021

Mrs Ladd's spelling group

Maths

Below is the White Rose Maths unit we are currently doing. A video is a lesson. There are tasks to do during the video and you will need to stop the video to do them.

 

Week 1 - Number: Multiplication & Division | White Rose Maths

Science

Here is a link to a video and game to learn about a balanced diet.

 

A Balanced Diet BBC Bitesize

French

We are learning about different festivals and celebrations in France. Below is a link to a short video to watch about 'la Fête des Rois'. 

 

Exploring the Festival of the Kings BBC

Geography

 

In Geography this term, we are learning about oceans and continents. Watch this video Oceans - BBC Bitesize Then look at the PowerPoint and then complete the activity sheet. You probably won't have an atlas at home, but don't worry. You can find the answers on the PowerPoint and on the internet.

 

Challenge! What is the largest area of ocean? What is the smallest?

Art

In Art this term, we are looking at portraits. Look at the pictures and questions.

Music

This lesson teaches us all about pulse and rhythm. Understanding pulse and rhythm (thenational.academy)  Although Mr Palekar says you need headphones for this lesson, don't worry if you don't have any. Just make sure the place you are working in is quiet. You will also need something to write with and something to write on.

 

Pulse is the steady beat that goes through a piece of music. It's a bit like the pulse in our bodies that shows our heart is beating. Rhythm is the pattern of the tune or words in a piece of music. Have fun!

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