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Week 3 - wb 4th May

Week 3 Writing Home Learning. 

This week you will be focussing on character descriptions.


Each lesson will follow a very similar structure:

  • Introductory quiz - what do you already know?
  • Video - video lesson to teach you the skill (pause the video when told, to complete the main activity).
  • Main activity - apply your skills to the task (return to the video when you've finished to go through the answers).
  • Quiz - what have you learnt?


Click the image on the right to take you to the online lesson. 

Lesson 1: Reading Comprehension - Fact Retrieval

In this lesson, we are going to learn how retrieve information using a character description.


Lesson 2: Reading Comprehension - Word Meaning

In this lesson, we are going to learn how to clarify word meaning questions using a character description.


Lesson 3: Identifying the features of a text

In this lesson, we are going to identify the features of a character description.


Lesson 4: SPaG focus - Relative Clause

In this lesson, we are to going to focus on the use of relative clauses in a character description.


Lesson 5: Write a character description 

In this lesson, we are going to write a character description.


Want an extra challenge?


You have been set the next 2 chapters of 'Seven Hours to Save the World' on Purple Mash. There are 2 writing activities to do that you have also be set as 2Dos. Don't forget, you must read the chapter and complete the quiz BEFORE you do the writing activity. 


Task 1: Write the next chapter

At the end of the chapter, Lucy and Jamie feel that they have no choice but to go through the door that is marked with a no entry sign. What will they find on the other side of the door? Write the next part of the story.


Task 2: Write a book review

Now that you have finished reading Seven Hours to Save the Earth, write a review about the story.