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Week 5 - wb 18th May

Week 5 Writing Home Learning. 

This week you will be focussing on diaries.


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 learn how to infer answers from a text.


Lesson 2: Reading Comprehension - Fact Retrieval

In this lesson, we are going to learn how to retrieve facts from a text.


Lesson 3: Identifying the features of a text

In this lesson, we are going to explore the features of a diary entry.


Lesson 4: SPaG focus - Formality

In this lesson, we are to going to focus on formality.


Lesson 5: Write a Diary 

In this lesson, we are going to plan and write a diary.


Want an extra challenge?

You have been set the next 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: Share your ideas - how could you make a difference?

Small acts of kindness make a big difference to the world, particularly at the minute. Write about how you can make a difference to the world. Use the 'Think about' section on the side to help you!


Task 2: Write a set of Health and Safety Rules 

Write down some health and safety rules for preparing food in a kitchen. What should you do to make sure the food you are preparing is safe to eat and the cook is safe? Use the 'Think about' section on the side to help you!


Task 3: Label Sienna with description

Create an annotated diagram to describe Sienna, what have you learnt about her from reading the text? Use the 'Think about' section on the side to help you!


Task 4: Book Review

Now that you've finished reading Our Big Kitchen, write a review about the story. Use the 'Think about' section on the side to help you!