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Tuesday 14th July

Good Morning :)

Philosophical question:

What is the point of the Olympics?


Word of the day: punctual


  • Find out what it means and write the definition in your own words!   

  •  What is its word class?   

  • How many syllables does it have (clap each syllable to help you)? 

  •  Make a list of synonyms and antonyms   

  •  Can you use it in an interesting sentence?  

  • Are you able to use it, appropriately, when you are speaking or in any of your writing opportunities?


Reading: Head over to the reading challenges area for Tuesday's reading comprehension which is called 'Butser Ancient Farm'


Maths: Today's lesson is called 'Complete a symmetric figure'.

Worksheets and answers are in the documents. There is an extension here where your task is to make a snowflake with 6 lines of symmetry. I know its not really the weather to investigate snowflakes but it's fun all the same.



See below for your activity! 



Planning – Build Up / Problem  

Let’s go into a little more detail! Plan both paragraphs using bullet points. In your bullet points you should be including: 

  • Sentence openers (fronted adverbials, adverbs) 

  • Key words (adverbials, adjectives) 

  • Phrases (alliteration, metaphors, similes, expanded noun phrases) 

  • Short sentences (which could be expanded upon)  

  • Plan in chronological/sentence order  

Page Break 

Remember to include the following in your planning: 


  • Introduce the main characters 

  • Don’t need to repeat the characters so far in the story. Say what they are doing.  


  • Introduce the story setting  

  • Describe the sea … is there any Sarcastic Seaweed or other mysterious creatures?  

  • Think about the weather, time of day, what it would be like for each of the characters! 

Build Up  

  • Develop the characters and the setting  

  • Are there any new characters? 

  • Do they have a conversation?  

  • Where are they? How far are they from the Hallowed Shallows?  


  • The points that lead up to the conflict or climax (high point) in the story 

  • Do they see something in the distance?  

  • Does the weather change?  




Today, we are focusing on a famous artist called Paul Klee. He produced about 9000 pieces of art in his lifetime: landscapes, seascapes, still life and most interestingly for us, fish!



Here are some of his pictures. What do you think? How do they make you feel? What can you see: Do they have anything in common?   


Paul Klee once said, ' A line is a dot that went for walk'. You are going to explore this idea in a piece of art today. Read the Lesson Plan and click on the link to learn more about Paul Klee's life and art.