In literacy this half term, we are writing narratives based on a story called 'The Viewer'.
There is some difficult language in the book, so I have created a list of tricky words that you could research and explore together at home. You might choose three words a day, find their meanings and then write them into your workbooks. This way you can create your very own dictionary of amazing words to use in your own narratives.
Vocabulary linked to ‘The Viewer’.
This week in literacy we are starting narrative writing. In school the children will be doing their cold writes and then learning about different language features that are commonly used in narratives.
Writing: We will be using Shaun Tan’s ‘The Viewer’ to create our narratives in class. It is a high quality text that has a range of different language features. The Oak Academy have a fantastic module all about this book. Complete a different lesson each day about ‘The Viewer’.
Day 1 : Exploring ‘The Viewer’ https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-a-text-60vp6e
Day 2: Prefixes and suffixes https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-suffixes-able-and-ible-69h6at
Day 3: Explore relative pronouns https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-relative-pronouns-74v62c
Day 4: Generate vocabulary to describe a setting https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-generate-vocabulary-to-describe-a-setting-cmvk2t
Day 5: Words associated with chaos and confusion https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-a-rich-understanding-of-words-associated-with-chaos-and-confusion-cdgkce
SPaG: All videos are linked to your lessons on ‘The Viewer’.
Handwriting and spelling
This week’s spellings
Environment, equipment, equipped, especially, exaggerate.
1. Write the spellings down in your neatest handwriting. Write two lines for each word.
2. Use Google to research what each word means and write the definition for each word.
3. Practice spelling each word using copy, cover, write and check.
4. Get an adult to do a spelling test for you.
5. If you got a spelling wrong, go back and practice again.
Geography: This half term we are learning about different biomes around the world.
How to help your child at home.
You can help your child by:
Week Commencing: 16.11.20 Year group: 5
This week's spellings:
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I have had the pleasure of teaching 5B on Friday afternoons and we have been learning about Earth and Space.