Monday - There are 3 different activities so choose the best one for your child. Read and answer the comprehension questions.
Watch this bbc schools recount of Grace's story.
Expanded noun phrases.
Describe in a full sentence using a noun phrase the nouns below:
Grace The lighthouse Grace’s dinner the storm the waves the boat the survivors
Please make sure you punctuate a list of adjectives correctly using commas then use and for the last description.
Simon was crafty, mischievous, daring and cunning cat.
EXT look up different synonyms (A synonym is a word having the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or a phrase). Explore and extend your use of vocabulary.
i.e scared, petrified, frightened, distraught
brave, intrepid, courageous, fearless, bold
Stating that something is something else.
Grace was a brave night battling an army of waves. - Grace was not a knight and the waves were not an army.
Create your own metaphors to describe the nouns used on Tuesday
Must have 'as' or 'like' - similes are saying something is similar to something else.
The wind was howling like a wolf.
Create your own similes to describe the nouns used this week or any you wish to select from the story.
Retell the story of Grace Darling.
Use expanded noun phrases
Include 1 simile and 1 metaphor
Punctuate using full stops and capital letters
Ask a question
Join the ideas together with a conjunction
Use interesting vocabulary.
Use an exclamation sentence starting with how or what
Use speech marks appropriately
Use synonyms to varied the language you use.
Use fronted adverbials
Variate the sentence starters