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GRAMMAR

Each week we will be revising our grammar rules. This week let's look at...

  • using a thesaurus to find synonyms and antonyms
  • using apostrophes for possession

Possessive Apostrophes

Punctuation: Using apostrophes to show singular & plural possession

Apostrophes for Possession Quiz

WRITING

Each week we will be looking at a different type of writing. Over the next fortnight we will be revising how to write a recount.

 

This week our focus is on the moment Howard Carter found the tomb of Egyptian pharoah, Tutankhamun. Read the fact file below for some background information and watch the clip to see actual footage of the discovery.

 

Use the summarising poster to help you complete the table in your booklet.

Tutankhamun Fact File

Howard Carter and Tutankhamun's Tomb

A first-person account of the greatest archaeological discovery of all time.

Tips for writing a summary/making notes

Synonyms & Antonyms

Creating a News Report

Features of a Newspaper powerpoint

Look for the features of a report in the article below

Look for the features of a report in the article below 1

Adjectives For Comparison

This week we will be looking at writing a diary.

Writing a diary poster

AND JUST FOR FUN.......

How to use a dictionary song

Have a little fun and sing along!

This week we will be looking at contractions.

 

Contractions

Sing along with this contractions song!

Test your knowledge with this contractions quiz!

This week we will be looking at Expanding Sentences.

This week we are looking at Instructional Writing

Roll a Story!

Roll a Story! 1

Literacy Help Sheet

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