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20.5.20

English

 

Grammar Starter - Semi-Colons

 

Watch the video then play the quiz and the activity beneath

 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item361724/grade2/module305326/collection361844/section361747/index.html?source=search-all-all-all-all&source-keywords=semi-colon

 

Main Task - Newspaper Article

Today you are going to write your newspaper article that you planned yesterday. 

Start by watching this video to give you ideas for a catchy headline. 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item858871/grade2/module858868/index.html

 

To get you in the frame of mind for newspaper writing, read this article:

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/article/item699507/grade2/module858868/index.html

What were the 5 ws? 

Can you find one fact and one opinion in this article?

Can you spot 3 other features of a newspaper article?

 

Use this template to write your article based on your plan. You can either type straight into the template, or print a version and handwrite on to that. 

Challenge: Include a sentence in the perfect present tense and a semi-colon in your article.

 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/activity/item874620/grade2/module858868/index.html

 

Once you have written your article, take a five minute break, then come back to it. Read it aloud - this will help you spot any errors and make sure it makes sense. 

  1. Can you improve 3-5 word choices?
  2. Do all of your sentences start differently? Can you use ISPACE to improve your sentence starters? 
  3. Have you written your article in paragraphs?

 

I can't wait to read all about it and I will be sharing my favourite articles on the class website. Happy Writing!

Maths - recapping basics

 

Year 4: Addition and Subtraction

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvxpscw

 

Year 5: Short and Long Multiplication

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjbyvk7

 

Year 6: Common Factors, Multiples and Primes

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd8j7nb

Computing

 

This week we are going to learn about computer algorithms. There is a lot of interesting information and activities on this page: 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4gsy9q

PE

 

The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport involving five different events: fencing, 200m swimming, show jumping, and a combined event of pistol shooting and a cross-country run. Design and take part in your own pentathlon with a  family member. This term you have worked on your skills of throwing, running and jumping, so you could use those skills in your pentathlon. Choose five events to compete in and invent your own scoring system.

 

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