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Tuesday 2nd March 2021

World Book Day Activities for This Week


08:45 - 09:00 - Word of the day


What does it mean? 

Can you think of synonyms and antonyms? 

What word class does it belong to: adjectives, verbs, nouns or adverbs? 

How many syllables does the word have? 

Can you include it in a sentence? Remember capital letters and punctuation. 


09:00 - 09:30 - Reading 

Alice in Wonderland 

Read the text all about Alice in Wonderland! Answer the questions on the sheet. It might be helpful to underline key words in the questions to remind you of what to look for. 


09:30 - 09:50 -SPaG

Work through the SPaG Activity 2 questions. There are questions on punctuation, adverbs, word families and homophones e.g. their, there and they’re. Check Answers – SPaG Activity 2 to see how you performed. If you have log-in details for Lexia and Spellzone, spend 5 or 10 minutes working through them.


09:50 - 10:30 - Zoom Call



10:30 - 10:45 - Break Time

Have a drink, exercise or get some fresh air if you can!


10:45 - 11:30 - Maths

Count in fractions 

Today you will use fraction number lines to count in fractions. Take a look at this video  or use the practice questions on Count in fractions – Introduction powerpoint. Then have a go at the Maths Worksheet and use Maths Answers to check how you did (both in Learning Resources). 


Finished? Would you like a challenge?   

Have a go at working out the Day 2 Challenge (in Learning Resources). 


11:30 - 12:30 - English

Writing your diary 

The day has finally come! Today, you are going to be writing your diary in the role of Alfie using the skills we have learnt over the last week; informal language, time conjunctions, speech and character descriptions. Use yesterday’s plan to guide you with your writing today. 


The PowerPoint has top tips for you and includes a toolkit to writing a successful diary! 


We look forward to reading your exciting, descriptive diaries! 


12:30 - 13:30 - Lunch Time



Afternoon - Wider Curriculum 


Last Wednesday, you planned a savoury dish to cook for today. Remember, you must include at least 2 portions of fruit or vegetables and you should try using a heat source where appropriate. This is to be completed with adult supervision only. Think about what food you may already have in your house that could be used for your meal. 


Here are a few things to remember: 

  • Practice good hygiene - wash your hands before cooking. Wipe down any surfaces. 

  • Prepare your meal as much as you can. Try not to buy food that has already been chopped, peeled or grated as this is a key skill that you could learn to do (with adult supervision). 

  • Use the method in your plan from last week to cook your meal in order. This may depend on how long each ingredient takes to cook. 

  • Take a look at the tips for cooking in Learning Resources which will help you chop, peel and grate your food safely. 

  • Have fun and enjoy cooking! 


Important information – tomorrow you will be evaluating your dish. Take a photo and think about the ingredients, texture, taste and appearance as this will help you when you evaluate your dish. 



Texture: the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substance 

Taste: the sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance. 


Story Time

Listen to 'The Wizard of Oz'. Today you will be listening to Chapter 12.


Learning Resources