Spelling and Reading Resources
- 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.
- 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.
- 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?
- Look at The Mystery Shed link.
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
- 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.
Espresso - using extended noun phrases
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.