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Primary School

English 23 March 2020

Week Commencing 23rd March

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ENGLISH

SPaG x1 task

OL: I can apply my knowledge of SPAG terminology to answer questions.

Complete questions in the back of teacher made SPAG booklet Sent home 20/3/20 (attached below if you do not have a copy). Use your work/definitions to help you answer questions on:

  • Grammatical terms/word class
  • Sentences

 

Spelling x1 task

OL: To use the ‘ough’ spelling pattern

You can find your spelling list on the Year 6 group front page of the Queen's website.

Can you identify the different sounds / way the ‘ough’ spelling pattern is read in the words listed on your spellings this week?

Place emphasis on identifying and learning the pattern, rather than rote learning the spellings.

 

Reading x3 task

OL: I can apply my understanding of a text to answer questions.

6CN

2013 Reading Paper – Wolf pack

Allow 20 minutes for each section, which could perhaps be spread over a series of days. Take this time to look over the mark scheme (see below) – what is expected for a clear answer?

Booklet sent home 19/3/20. This has been started in school, so may simply need to be finished. If you do not have the resources at home, you will find them attached below. 

6GD

2014 Reading Paper – Humble Potato, Weird but Wonderful...the Octopus, White Fang

Allow 20 minutes for each section, which could perhaps be spread over a series of days. Take this time to look over the mark scheme (see below) – what is expected for a clear answer?

Booklet sent home 19/3/20. If you do not have the resources at home, you will find them attached below. 

 

Writing x1 task

L: To write a persuasive letter

WILF:

Persuasive language

Formal language

Clear structure and coherence

Letters from the Lighthouse: Many people feel the lighthouse at Budmouth Point should be taken down, due to it helping the German planes find their way along the coast. Imagine you are Ephraim (resident of Budmouth Point) and you are writing to the Ministry of Defence persuading them to keep the lighthouse of Budmouth Point as it is. To be completed in home learning book. 

Consider:

Why is the lighthouse important to Ephraim (and the local community)?

Why is it important for the local area?

What counter arguments could you include?

Don’t forget formal language and accurate sentence structures.

This is a a piece of modelled writing as an example: