Here are the English home learning tasks for this week. Please remember to do your Reading Plus activities too
Monday 14th June – English – Read and Response
Today we will be looking at the mythology of the ocean.
Please read the report below about Sea Myths. Which of these creatures had you heard of before? What is the most important piece of information about each? Why do you think that people like to tell stories of sea creatures like these?
Activity – Please choose one of the sea-creatures from Sea Myths. Use the report and your own research to find out some more information about it and make some notes – keep hold of these for tomorrow’s lesson.
Use the Kiddle search engine to find information – see links below:
Tuesday 15th June – English
Today you will be using your research notes from yesterday to create an information page or poster about your chosen mythological sea creature.
Remember to include features including a title, subheadings and labelled pictures to make your information page or poster interesting to read about your chosen sea creature.
Wednesday 16th June – English - Poetry
Please read the poem below called 'Long, Lone.' Read the poem twice, once in your head and once out loud. This poem talks about Selkies. Selkies are found in folktales from the Northern Isles of Scotland. They are able to change from seal to human form by shedding their skins. In some stories they come to land and live as humans for many years before returning to the sea.
What do you like about this poem? Is there anything that you dislike about it? What patterns can you find? What puzzles and questions does it leave?
Activity – Have a go at creating a drawing / sketch inspired by this poem. Now label it with chosen words and phrases from the poem.
Thursday 17th June – English – Grammar – Word Classes
Today we will be revising learning about the different word classes.
Firstly please read the presentation below on word classes.
Activity – Read the 'Sea Creatures' text below and have a go at finding examples of each class of word in the text. Record your word choices on the classification table below.
If you get stuck please see the colour coded answer guide below.
Friday 18th June – English – Grammar - Different Types of Nouns
Please logon to the following activity on Education City which focusses on identifying different types of nouns:
Education City - English – Year 5 – Writing - Wilderness Park
Please firstly watch the learn screen and then complete the activity.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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