English 23rd March 2020
This week we are learning how to write a non-chronological report. Please complete the activities below over the week and complete a spelling activity daily. Look at the other information page to get your code for the hive game on Friday
We will find out the difference between fact and opinion and think about sentence starters for reports.
Fact – something that is true
Opinion -something that a person may believe or feel.
Example fact: We are learning at home.
Opinion: I think learning at home is fun.
Think about your classroom at school. Write two facts and two opinions about your classroom and write them down.
Read the sentences below which ones are facts?
School is great.
School is where children go to learn.
I love roast dinner on a Wednesday
My classroom has an inside door and an outside door.
I don’t like PE
School assembly is in the afternoon.
Use the word wall wheel to find interesting words to start the sentences that are facts.
This week’s spellings are
obey, prey, convey, survey, grey, osprey, disobey, they, surveyor, conveyor
To learn them, you can use a variety of methods.
Write them down, cut up the letters and put them back together again
Ask someone to sound then out to you.
Practise writing each one in a sentence (use a dictionary or google to find the meaning of words you do not know)
Write them in alphabetical order
Spell them out loud whilst completing star jumps, running on the spot or another physical activity.
Play games on spelling shed
Don’t forget to read
Reading books, comics, magazines, articles online, recipe books, instructions, packets, receipts, letters, leaflets, menus – it all counts!