L.O: I can answer VIPERS questions about a text.
Rewrite this to make the tense a past perfect tense- I am making dinner.
Add in a subordinating conjunction to show we did these things at two separate times- I played in the field I went to the shops
Circle the 3 prepositions- Inside of the house, the television was placed across from the sofa and above the fireplace.
What is the grammatical term for the following sentence- The bushy, thorny hedge was buried in the soil.
Listen to the story again (link below). Summarise the book in 20 words or less - think blurb!
Vocabulary activity - synonyms and antonyms
Focus word: bright
Focus word: old
Focus word: miniscule
Focus word: freezing
Vocabulary Task - using an online thesaurus (link below)
.O: I can plan a diary entry.
Rewrite this active sentence to become a passive sentence- The dog barked.
Add the correct punctuation to the sentence- I ate all my dinner said the little boy
Rewrite the sentence using standard English- Me and my friends had chips for our dinner.
What word class does the underlined word have? Matt likes to play video games.
Grammar activity- Relative Clauses
- Go through relative clause quiz ppt - you may not need to use all the slides, you may need to just recap using 1 or 2 activities.
- Look at the sentences which contain relative clauses. Underline the relative clauses (see answers below).
- Complete the gap fill exercise below:
whose which who that whom
Most of my friends, ______________________________________________________, could hear the bell.
Sarah, _____________________________________________________, couldn’t hear the sound anymore.
Every Christmas, _____________________________________________, we listened out for Santa Clause.
My sister, _______________________________________________________________, stopped believing.
The bell, _________________________________________________________________, still rings for me.
Those who believe, _____________________________________________________________, can hear it.
- Write 5 of your own sentences including relative clauses.
- We are going to plan a diary entry focusing on a particular aspect of the train journey.
- Re-read that part of the Polar Express journey to recap what happens. Summarise that section of the story.
- Complete diary plan
This could include:
L.O: I can write a diary entry.
Add a possessive apostrophe in the correct place- The girls gloves were made of gold.
Circle the 3 adjectives in this sentence- The glittery, shiny necklace was displayed on the polished stand.
Write the sentence to change the determiner into a possessive pronoun- The cake is tasty.
Rewrite this sentence to change the adjective into a verb - The car was speedy.
Write diary entries independently using your plan.
Self- mark your work using your marking sticker.
Complete flashback 4, then review video and complete Get Ready and Let's Learn on paper.
When finished, complete your fluency and reasoning task and then fluency sheet. See GDS challenge for extension. Answers below for fluency.