Vocabulary uplevelling and expansion in preparation for writing
Writing of a description of the machine in ´The Alchemist´s Letter´, using the DADWAVERS (description, adverbial, dialogue, where, action, verb, estimation of time, rhetorical question, simile/ metaphor) technique. Plus application of relative clauses.
Editing of writing
Use of semi-colons
Reading of HOLES
Reading comprehension of ´Dream Team´by Frances Nagle poem, introducing the APE (Answer it, Prove it, Explain it) technique for 2 and 3 mark questions.
Spelling pattern- silent l and m
Read to p 54 of HOLES for Monday
The Giantess poem for Weds (use APE sheet to help)
Spelling pattern- silent l and m (practice on spelling frame)
Simplifying fractions by finding the common factors
Comparing fractions by finding a common denominator.
Comparing fractions by finding a common numerator.
Adding and subtracting fractions including mixed numbers.