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Spetisbury

CofE Primary School

Growing and maturing in our learning journey ‘They are like trees that grow beside a stream, That bear fruit at the right time, And whose leaves do not dry up, They succeed in everything they do’ Psalms 1:3

Respect

‘Do for others what you want them to do for you’ Matthew 7:12

Honesty

‘Our love should not just be words and talk; it must be true love which shows itself in action’ 1 John 3:18

Reflection

‘Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord’ Lamentations 3:40

Compassion

‘The Lord is loving and merciful, slow to become angry and full of constant love’ Psalms 145 8:9

Teamwork

‘For the body itself is not made up of only one part, but of many parts’ 1 Corinthians 12:14

Perseverance

‘Happy is the person who remains faithful under trials’ James 1:12

Literacy

Monday

  • Keep practicing your spellings using Spelling Shed.
  • Complete the Spelling Shed activity Year 6 Challenge words List 1. For extra practice use the attached spelling activity cards to help you learn the words. Ask parents to give you a quick spelling test to see how many you can remember.
  • Complete the Year 6 Challenge Words List 1 activity sheets (Powerpoint attached). The answers are also here.

 

Tuesday

  • Read he poem, ‘I saw’ and see if you can spot the secret pattern. Some of you may remember sharing this poem before.
  • Copy the poem neatly using beautiful joined up handwriting. You may want to use a colour code to reveal the secret of how to read it.
  • Spend some time exploring the poetry section on Espresso. KS2 English.

 

Wednesday

  • Can you remember your spellings from Monday? Try a quick spelling test and practice any words you find tricky.
  • Using the poem, ‘I saw’ write your own poem that uses this secret pattern. Remember to use the most effective and powerful words in a poem (a Thesaurus is really helpful here). Follow the structure which uses short lines and check that your punctuation is correct. Ask a member of your family to read the poem aloud to check that you are happy with the way it sounds to the listener.
  • Type or copy your poem to email to Mrs Orth.
  • Challenge: Can you create a poem using your own secret pattern?

 

Thursday

  • Look at The Mystery Shed link.

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

https://www.literacyshed.com/the-mystery-shed.html

  • Start to generate ideas and create a picture plan (fold a piece of plain paper into 6 boxes) for your own short mystery story using one of the pictures as a starting point.

 

Friday

Espresso - using extended noun phrases

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item366761/grade2/module305322/collection366627/section367910/index.html

p.17 Rising Stars Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation book. (Answers to check at the back)

  • Create your own  expaded noun phrases and 3 x Alan Peat sentences for your mystery story. The Alan Peat sentences are saved in our general maths and literacy resources as a PDF document.

 

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