Empty 2 litre fizzy drinks bottle amnesty!
Next week Year 5 will be using plastic bottles in their science, if you have any empty 2 litre fizzy drinks bottles spare please bring them in for the classes to use! They need to be fizzy drinks bottles as these have a particular kind of top.
This half term we are setting another whole school homework task. We are asking children to write a short piece on the theme: ‘Why is it important that equality exists? Why is Heavers Farm a champion for equality?
We will choose a winner from each year group. The prize will be announced later in the term.
This week’s reading recommendation is…
Reading: Remember to read every day to explore as many books as possible. Your comments should be detailed and try to write a different comment each day.
Monday – Prediction
What do you think will happen in the next paragraph? Why?
How do you think the story will end? Why?
What will the character choose to do next? Why do you think this?
Tuesday – Comparing and Contrasting
Can you compare one character to another?
How does the character change throughout the text?
What is the most important section in this book and why?
What genre would you say this book is? Why?
Wednesday – Vocabulary
What is the definition of the word and explain how this word is used in the text?
Choose a word and find synonyms and antonyms for it?
What words describe the character? The setting? The atmosphere?
Thursday – Retrieval
Where and when is the story set? How do you know?
Why did the character make the choice they did?
What does the main character think of the other characters? How do you know?
What might the main character be thinking and why?
Friday – The Text
How does the text make you feel? Why?
What atmosphere does the author create and why?
Who would you recommend the book to and why?
Weekend- Your choice of comment!
Spellings: You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this to help you remember your spellings.