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Week 4 - wb 11th May

Week 4 Writing Home Learning. 

This week you will be focussing on persuasive letters.


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 - Inference

In this lesson, we are going to infer from a text.


Lesson 2: Reading Comprehension - Word Meaning

In this lesson, we are going to clarify word meaning in a text.


Lesson 3: Identifying the features of a text

In this lesson, we are going to explore the features of a persuasive letter.


Lesson 4: SPaG focus - List of Three

In this lesson, we are to going to focus on the use of a list of three in persuasive letters.


Lesson 5: Write a Persuasive Letter 

In this lesson, we are going to write a persuasive letter.


Want an extra challenge?

You have been set the first three chapters of 'Our Big Kitchen' on Purple Mash. There are 3 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: Use 2Animate to create some cooking instructions 

You have been set (as a 2Do) an example of what you need to create, called 'Task 1 Example: Cooking Instructions 2Animate'. Watch this example then use the 2Animate programme (also set as a 2Do) to create a set of instruction that someone else would need to make your favourite meal or baked dessert. 

Tip: Use one page for each instruction - design it how you like with the drawing tools.


Task 2: Discuss a moral dilemma

Should Sienna return the woman's wallet? Explore three different outcomes to Sienna's situation. Write your thoughts about each of the possible options for what Sienna should do. Use the 'Think about' section on the side to help you!


Task 3: Tell us what home means to you

The house Sienna lives in has never felt like home. What does home mean to you? Share your ideas about what 'home' means to you. Use the 'Think about' section on the side to help you!