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Tuesday 26th January



Rule: word families based on common words, showing home words are related in form and meaning. 













Practise spelling these words daily ready for our spelling test on Friday.



Today, I would like you to follow the link below to access work on how to semi colon . You will also be learning about the leopard seal. Remember to watch the video before completing the tabs marked the grammar bit and whiteboard challenges. If you would like to challenge yourself further you can continue with the writing ideas. I am looking forward to seeing the work that you produce.



Look through the PowerPoint and the summary of chapter 12.

- What type of writing is it?

- How does it help us? 

- What is its purpose?


Listen to Chapter 12: Shrimps




Activity: Draw an outline sketch of Shrimps and write about what you have found out so far. You might want to include what he looks like and how he tries to earn money. Think about what you know about how Shrimps feels about his mother and his wish for a brother and write comments about his feelings inside the outline sketch.




Starter- Complete the mental arithmetic questions. Set yourself a timer of 10 minutes to try and complete as many questions as you can. Remember to use the methods that you have learnt about in school.

Main- Today we are going to be learning to interpret data from a range of charts and diagrams. Work through the PowerPoint and listen to the audio clips. 



This week we are going to continue to learn about famous Victorian scientists and inventors. Today we are going to be learning about Isambard Kingdom Brunel.


- Have you heard of his name before?

- Do you know why he is significant. 


Look at the following links and PowerPoint and start to write facts about Brunel. 


Activity- Using materials at home, I would like you to design and build a bridge. Think about:

- Structure- Is it free standing?

- Strength- Can you balance something on top of it?


You might build your bridge out of recycled materials e.g. boxes and bottles, Lego or other building blocks or using chairs, cushions and blankets. 


Send me a photo of your bridge- I am looking forward to seeing them. 

Reading Comprehension


Read through the text and try to answer the questions in full sentences.