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This week you will be writing a report based on flooding. You will need to use all the skills you have learnt over the term to help you.  Please use your knowledge from the learning quest including the videos you have used on line.  Scroll down to find some ideas to help you. 


Success Criteria


Have you remembered
To write in the third person
Technical vocabulary
Heading and subheadings
Labels and captions for diagrams (if you are including them)
Interesting Sentence starters
Formal Language (no contractions)


Monday  and Tuesday. 
Write your first draft of your report. 


Edit or polish your report (check the success criteria)


Publish your report - make sure you underline your subheadings and leave a line between each subheading. 


Also this week

The words this week are:
calmly, exactly, deadly, bravely, boldly, gladly, deeply, clearly, hourly, quickly, 


Activities could be the same as last week, but also include finding the root word (adjective) and turn them into adverbs by adding ly. 


Complete the sentences 

 The cheetah ran _______________ across the dusty land.

Tommy told everyone about the time he ____________ helped to catch a robber. 

At________________3pm, the wedding began.

Alfie stroked the puppy very ______________________.

The poor woman _________________________ accepted the money from the stranger. 


Please go on spelling shed, so far only 14 year threes have been on, and please join us for the hive game on Friday we only had 2 Y3 players last week. 


Read about flooding online to help with your reports, but do not copy someone else work into your report use your own words. Continue reading anything you have got at home, local magazines, leaflets, papers, cards, books. 

How to write your report. 

You will be able to work out the effects of flooding from the cards you looked at last week. 
What is a flood you should know from the work we have previously done. 
Different types of flood you will find in the Newsround report below along with causes of flooding. Do not just copy the Newsround report, it needs to be your own work.

As read the Newsround report make a list of technical vocabulary that you might want to use in your report. 

On Monday and Tuesday write two subheadings each day. Use the success criteria to make sure you stay on track. 

When editing use the success criteria to check and recheck your work and on Thursday remember best handwriting.

Clear ascenders and descenders
Finger spaces
Large enough t be read by someone else
Rounded letters


Exciting news! Churchfield Nursery are excited to announce we now have Nursery places beginning September 2020. Applications can be made for children from Birth to four years old.