Friday, 24 January 2020

This week's learning

This week´s learning:

  • 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
Homework:
  • 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)
Maths
  • 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.
Homework:
  • White Rose adding and subtracting fractions (2)

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