Afternoon Message -Wednesday 3rd June 2020
Good afternoon year 6! I hope you have enjoyed learning today and found it challenging. It has been and continues to be a beautiful day so i decided to start the BBQ. I feel the rain is coming soon and want to enjoy the sun for that little bit more!
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Right, time for my workout!
Chapter 4- 'The Quiet House' and Chapter 5 'Daisy Dovetail'
Use the internet/dictionary to find the definitions of the following words before you start reading the text. Write the definitions down in your homework book so that you can refer to them when you are reading.
Read Chapter 4- 'The Quiet House' and Chapter 5 'Daisy Dovetail' from JK Rowling's (author of the Harry Potter series) new book- The Ickabog-https://www.theickabog.com/read-the-story/ (make sure that you take into account the punctuation when reading)
Why did Mr Dovetail move the wreath sent by the King?
What does the author mean when she says,'... to a house they knew would never be the same again.'
How can you tell that King Fred is still concerned about what happened to Mrs Dovetail? Use evidence from the text.
Where did the Chief Advisor suggest the Dovetail's be moved to?
Explain why king Fred was happy that they would be moved to the edge of the city.
What evidence does Mrs Beamish give to defend King Fred?
Why does she believe in him?
Where did he invite her? Why?
Explain Daisy and Bert's new relationship. How had it remained the same? How was it different?
How do we know that the Dovetails new cottage was a gloomy place?
Who had taught Daisy to dress 'like a little lady?'
Why did Daisy keep all the dresses carefully in the wardrobe even though they were small for her?
Do you think King Fred was right to make a family of two swap their big house with a family of six for a small house?
Write a detailed paragraph answering the above question. Use evidence from the text in your answer. Think about King Fred's perspective-how he was feeling about the Dovetail's. Also,
think about the family of six needing a larger house. Don't forget The Dovetail's perspective.
Remember to use evidence from the text in your answer.
Don't forget to use the range of y6 punctuation in your response. ! , : ; ? ( ) " ". In your paragraph use different types of sentences, simple; compound and complex.
By now you should be proof-reading and editing your work throughout the writing process and one final time when you have finished. Before you post your work onto seesaw, underline one example of each type of sentence and circle one example of each of the different types of punctuation that you have used.
Complete the daily Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) PE lesson.
Visit his YouTube channel here:
Visit the BBC Bitesize daily lesson website here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z76qmfr and complete the lesson on Problem solving with Fractions. You can watch the videos first to help you, then complete the activities and mark them. If you are finding it difficult, you can use your CGP study guides to help you; re-watch the videos or look for other online tutorials (Khan Academy and Mathantics are good places to start).
Visit the BBC Bitesize daily lesson website here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zv67xy-Story writing: Settings and fronted adverbials
You can watch the videos first to help you, then complete the activities and mark them.
Reflect,Rewind and play step 1
Don't forget to practise your spellings!
Choose from one of the following: