Homework from now on will focus on reading, spelling and times tables.
Reading: You should be reading every day. Remember your comments should be detailed. Remember each day you can try to write a different comment.
Monday – Prediction
What do you think will happening 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 thinking 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: We have chosen at random 10 spellings that you have previously learnt from the 5/6 words. You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this (Week beginning 14th May) to help you remember your spellings.
Underneath the look, cover, write section, there is a mental math box. For homework this week we would like you focus on a specific times table. (Practise this more than once in the mental math section.) This could also be the division facts of a times table.
You could also try the challenge below!
Can you draw a square in which the perimeter is numerically equal to the area.
What size square will I need to draw?
What about drawing a rectangle that is twice as long as it is wide which still has a perimeter numerically equal to its area?