Year 4 English (wc 06.07.2020)
Please find below the work for this weeks English:
Summary of content
Day 1 – Listening to a story. Practising using adverbials.
Day 2 – Reading opinions. Practising adverbials. Writing a letter.
Day 3 – Reading poems. Identifying ‘secret strings’.
Day 4 – Reading poems. Answering questions. Writing a comparison.
Day 5 – Reading poems. Answering questions.
The ‘timetable’ for this week’s teaching and learning is as follows
Day 1 – Provide some input, using the PowerPoint presentation* on adverbials. If children can access this PowerPoint, they will hear the voice-over teaching. Children listen to a reading of Zoo by Anthony Browne. They practise using adverbials and write about a day out.
Day 2 – Children read two opposing opinions about zoos. They practise adverbials, then write a persuasive letter asking a zoo-owner to take good care of animals.
Day 3 – Children write descriptions of foxes. They read a poem about foxes and learn about secret strings. They find these in a second poem about foxes.
Day 4 – Children write descriptions of the sea. They read three poems about the sea, answering reflective questions and writing a comparison.
Day 5 – Children write a description of a storm. They read three poems about storms, finding powerful language and answering questions.