SUMMER READING CHALLENGE
Read (at least) six books during the summer holidays and fill in the record sheet. Don't forget to bring it back in September to claim your reward. Have fun!
Faith at Home: PATIENCE
Patience is one of those qualities that we all need to develop especially when times are tough, when people and governments are frustrating. Patience to wait for the right time, patience with each other and the patience to wait on God when things seem to be taking so long to sort themselves out. The Bible is filled with stories of people like Mary, David, Moses and Noah who had to wait for the right time, for God’s time.
‘…clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience’ (Colossians 3:1)
Use this resource to watch the videos and talk about the pictures with your family. There are also short worship activities to do at home.
Dear Parent and Carers, 10.7.20
I trust you are still well. I have updated Maths, English and spelling work for this week. Please ensure that your child completes their English writing assessment and their maths PUMA test (children who have been to school have already done them) Please send these into school asap. English assessments can be emailed to me or handed in in person with the PUMA test paper. They need to be in by the end of next week otherwise those pupils will have to do these assessments in September during the first week back and may miss out on fun activities.
Please feel free to send me pupils' work via email and get in touch should you have any queries.
Take care and enjoy your summer!
Computing Week Commencing 29.6.20 ongoing
Create a PowerPoint about Ancient Greece.
- Dates, maps, pictures, titles, subtitles, exciting backgrounds about what it was like to live there, food, houses, clothes, religion, sport and war etc.
- Make your slides active by adding effects.
- Try hyperlinking a picture to a website or video clip.
Dear Parent and Carer, 6.7.20
A writing assessment will need to be completed by all children who have not completed one in school. It is a retell based on the Greek myth of Perseus and Medusa. I have included the myth to read in two levels. Green and yellow is for the green and yellow reading groups and blue and purple text is for the blue and purple reading groups.
Task 1- Read the Myth/ watch the video
Task 2- List main events as a summary in bullet points
Task 3- Plan your retell of the myth by completing the story mountain.
There are a number of different problems and resolutions in this myth, you can include all of these in the climax and resolution section of your story mountain plan.
Task 4- Write the myth of Perseus and Medusa in your own words.
Task 5- Proof read and check your work for mistakes.
- A wide range of sentence starters
- Range of conjunctions
- Complex, multi clause sentences
- Descriptive language
- Stylistic devices
- Range of punctuation
English 6.7.20 for pupils not doing the English assessment at home
Task 1- Read the myth of Perseus and Medusa and write a summary of key points.
Task 2- Find examples of language features in the text and write them down, include fronted adverbials, expanded noun phrases, exciting verbs, nouns, conjunctions, relative clause sentences, parenthesis, stylistic devices, punctuation to add effect, adverbs and adjectives. Make a list of what you have found.
Task 3 and 4- Create a story board or a comic strip of the myth, add pictures, colouring and text.
Task 5- Write a letter from Perseus to Hermes persuading Hermes to help you (Perseus) fight Medusa.
Dear Parents and Carers,
I trust you are still well.
I have updated the work on the class page for week commencing 18.5.20 with new maths, English, computing and spelling work. It is our school sports day on Friday 22nd so we will be holding an interactive sports day and videos will be posted so your child can participate at home. If your child would like to design a poster to advertise St. Peter's Sports Day at home due to Covid 19 and send them to me. That would be great!
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