This week's spellings are homophones or near homophones. They sound the same (or similar) but are spelt differently. Click on the link below to see this week's spelling list. Copy out each sentence and choose the correct homophone to fill the gap.
|Monday:||Read the 'Signor Scorchini extract' from The Firework Maker's Daughter. (Link below)
Use the key information in bold to create a picture of Signor Scorchini's firework display. You could do this in your sketchbook, on Purple Mash, paint or collage - you choose!
Label your picture with quotes from the text.
Read the 'Colonel Sparkington extract' from The Firework Maker's Daughter. (Link below)
Look at the image below. Make a list of powerful adjectives to describe the fireworks.
Use an online thesaurus to help find interesting words. Use your sense - describe sights, sounds, smells and feelings.
Put your words into a short paragraph to describe the image.
Onomatopoeia - a word that imitates a sound (Eg: Buzz, Crash)
Use them in sentences.
Follow this link for instructions about how to write a Firework Poem including powerful adjectives, similes and onomatopoeia.
Write your own Firework Poem.
Complete 'Section 2 Test 2' of your Arithmetic Booklet.
Complete the 'Whodunnit' comprehension in your Reading Booklet.
Keep up with those 4 weekly reads (at least!) I will start a thread on our Class Blog where we can discuss what we have been reading and reccommed books to others.
A selection of activities for you to work on throughout the week. It's up to you which ones you complete and in what order, although I would like everyone to have a go at the history work please.