St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Reddish

Tuesday 5th January 2021

Here we go again! From Monday, the home learning will be starting on Google Classroom but here is some work for you to be doing this week. Remember to continue with your reading EVERY day. I have set up a TTRockStars Battle against 6FR and your Read Theory accounts are still active.

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Ask somebody to test you on this week's spellings.

Spellings 4.1.21

Please learn these spellings at home in preparation for the test on Friday.

Spelling Rule: To spell words adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words with more than one syllable.

  1. According to experts, you should exercise for an hour every day.
  2. The actor was admired by everyone.
  3. The magnet was attached to the fridge.
  4. George was guilty of committing
  5. There is 24-hour news coverage.
  6. Lisa did not take the criticism
  7. You must be determined to succeed in Year 6.
  8. A large disturbance stopped Paul from sleeping well.
  9. In high school, you must be equipped with everything you need for a lesson.
  10. Gemma was inquiring about the vase she liked.
  11. Helen hired a private investigator.
  12. Multiplying is a crucial mathematical skill.
  13. Aaron wrote a wonderful narrative.
  14. There was a very strange occurrence happening in the village.
  15. Everyone was disgusted by the vandalism.

Rewrite these sentences adding in the correct apostrophes and commas.

WALT - identify the key features of a news report.

Today you are going to look at the features of news report. Look at the news report below and find these features; picture, caption, headline, statistics, witness statement, opening paragraph, sequential order

Now identify some interesting vocabulary and find the meaning of these words.

Think of a different headline for this news report.

Wednesday 6th January 2021

Maths

For the next three days, we will be recapping some previous learning before we continue with our work on percentages on Monday via Google Classroom. Today, we are reviewing Place Value. Complete the questions below. The answers are on the second page.

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Today it is the Feast of the Epiphany.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeoV8E_JwGE

Watch this video. In your home learning book write the story of the Epiphany as though you are one of the Three Wise Men. This should be at least a page long. Remember to use the features of writing and punctuation that we have been working on in class. Things to think about - describe the journey, how you felt when you finally saw the baby Jesus, what did Mary and Joseph say to you, why did you choose to bring the gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. 

 

Spanish

WALT - understand how Spain celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany.

Research how the Spanish celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany. This website and video will help you.

https://www.catholicsandcultures.org/spain-dia-de-los-reyes-magos-celebrates-epiphany

Write a guide to celebrating the Epiphany in Spain - include some Spanish words if you can.

 

English

WALT - know features of an opening paragraph for a newspaper.

News reports have an opening paragraph that give a summary of the main points that the article will be about. They will include Who? Where? When? and What?

Look at this opening paragraph and write Who? What? Where? and When? it is about.

Then write your own opening paragraph about the announcement of the lockdown this week. Remember your headline.

 

Thursday 7th January 2021

Today, we are reviewing rounding decimals. Complete the questions below and check your answers on the second page.

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English

WALT - identify the effectiveness of newspaper headlines.

Look at a range of newspaper headings. What do they tell you? Which ones use a pun - a play on words, are short and snappy, use alliteration, emotive language. Here are some to start you off.

Choose a headline that you have found - which one do you think is the most effective? Why?

Science

What does my circulatory system do?

Watch this video about the circulatory system.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwdr6yc/articles/zs8f8mn

Now copy this diagram and draw it into your book correctly and label it.

Friday 8th January 2021

Today, we are reviewing adding decimals. Complete the questions below and check your answers on the second page.

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Please complete the comprehension below. The answers are at the end of the question page.

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Ask somebody to test you on your spellings today:

Spelling Rule: To spell words adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words with more than one syllable.

  1. According to experts, you should exercise for an hour every day.
  2. The actor was admired by everyone.
  3. The magnet was attached to the fridge.
  4. George was guilty of committing
  5. There is 24-hour news coverage.
  6. Lisa did not take the criticism
  7. You must be determined to succeed in Year 6.
  8. A large disturbance stopped Paul from sleeping well.
  9. In high school, you must be equipped with everything you need for a lesson.
  10. Gemma was inquiring about the vase she liked.
  11. Helen hired a private investigator.
  12. Multiplying is a crucial mathematical skill.
  13. Aaron wrote a wonderful narrative.
  14. There was a very strange occurrence happening in the village.
  15. Everyone was disgusted by the vandalism.