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Ongoing Activity:

Spelling Shed - Online spelling activities.

Reading-Read, read and read again. Read the books you have been given and look at 'Oxford Owl' for your level. Read stories you love to and with people and ask them to read to you.

Monday 23rd March 2020

Watch the video then read the text about jaguars. Ask someone to help if you are finding it tricky.    https://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/videos/amazonia/a-hunting-jaguar-in-the-amazon-3804.aspx

 The sleek, jaguar crept over the shadowy, damp, forest floor searching for its prey. It was night and the moon hung in the black sky like a sliver of silver. The predator was listening for the sound of screeching birds, chattering monkeys, rodents and capybara , anything it could chase, catch and kill.

Find as many adjectives as you can in the text and write them down. Write 5 new sentences using some of the adjectives you have found.

(Learning Support-Watch the BBC Bitesize clip ‘What are adjectives? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr/articles/zy2r6yc)

Now draw a picture of exactly what was described in the text about jaguars.

Adjective answers

The sleek, jaguar crept over the shadowy, damp, forest floor searching for its prey. It was night and the moon hung in the black sky like a sliver of silver. The predator was listening for the sound of screeching birds, chattering monkeys, rodents and capybara, anything it could chase, catch and kill.

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Write what happens to the jaguar next as it travels through the night:

Where does it go next? Jaguars are good swimmers and climbers.

What other animals might it meet? Remember it is South America.

What do the other animals do when they see the jaguar?

What does the jaguar do when it spots the other animals?

Try to use adjectives to describe, add detail and make it exciting to read. Remember to use capital letters, full stops and check your work makes sense. 

Wednesday 25th March 2020

 

Wilf did some writing last night but he made 12 spelling mistakes. Find the spelling mistakes and write them 5 times each. Use the common exception sheet to help you. When you have finished ask your grown up to test you on the spellings .

 

Th weather wus so beutifull tuday that my clas were allowed to stay outside for ower art lesson. We sat on the gras and looked at preety, colourful flowers. I had a plante that looked like it was made from gowld because the sun was shining on it. There were lots of wilde flowers in our school forest. I hope we do a lesson like that agen soon.

Thursday 26th March 2020

Write an adjective for each letter of the alphabet. To check it is correct put a noun in front to make it into an expanded noun phrase e.g angry (adjective) girl (noun).

angry

beautiful

Now write 6 or 7 sentences with expanded noun phrases (adjective+noun. N.B.You can use more than 1 adjective.)

e.g. The rude, angry girl stuck her tongue out at me.

Friday 26th March 2020

Today we are going to be learning about the explorer Christopher Columbus. First, watch the video (https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zhpchbk/articles/znchkmn) and look at the rest of the BBC bitesize page. Next, try the reading comprehension A , B or C about Christopher Columbus (A is the trickiest). Write your answers in your books. The answers are attached to each reading comprehension.

2019/20 - Year 3/4 enjoying a day with their Roman visitor
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