Friday 8th January 2021
Home learning – Friday 8th January 2021
Grammar: Word class hunt. Using a page of text from a book you are currently reading, collect words that fit each word type below:
common nouns (common objects)
Pronouns (takes the place of a noun)
proper nouns (specific names)
Read Chapter 5 of The Haunting of Rose cottage and the answer the multiple choice questions. Have a go at the ‘Challenge questions’ – see resources below.
‘The Door’ - In this session, we are going to consider the importance of fluency and expression when we read. Begin by reading Miroslav Holub’s poem The Door. You may like to listen to these two contrasting performances:
See the resources below for your main task – The Door
Today, you are going to be multiplying decimals by integers. Click here to access the White Rose video. A PowerPoint version has also been attached below. Complete the fluency, reasoning and problem solving – see resources below.
Lesson 1 - Use the PDF to remind yourself about longitude and latitude. Use the map with the longitude and latitude lines to find out the position of the places Darwin visited on his voyage (you can use some estimation). You might need to use the World map from yesterday to help you with this task. Identify the position of the places on the voyage map in the resources below.
Lesson 2 - Lesson 1 will probably take you quite a long time, however if you have any time left why not spend some time sketching. Darwin loved to sketch the plants and flowers he discovered. Can you sketch some plant life from your garden?