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Written Homework to be completed by Friday 11th December 2020


Please learn the following words for a spelling test on 10.12.20.  This week we are learning more tricky words from our Year 5/6 Spelling List:

curiosity   definite   desperate   develop   disastrous   dictionary

Put the word into a sentence to show that you understand the meaning.  If you are unsure, look the word up in a dictionary.

Please put a comparative conjunction (e.g. as well as, also, equally, similarly, likewise) or contrasting conjunction (e.g. alternatively, although, whereas, while, in contrast, however, despite) into your sentence.

Can you write a relative clause using who, which, where, when, whose and that?

Can you use a fronted adverbial at the beginning of your sentence?

Can you create an expanded noun phrase or use a modal verb in your sentence?

Can you use brackets in your sentences?

Remember to use a range of punctuation.  You do not need to do all of these things!  Try using at least three!  Please look carefully at the VCOP sheet that has been stuck into the back of your Homework book. 

Writing Task: For your Writing Task this week I would like you to research some information about the life of Sir Isaac Newton.  Include the following information:  Where and when was he born?  When did he die?  What did he achieve in his life?  Why is he so famous?



Online Tasks: I have set you some online Homework for the week beginning 30.11.20. 

For MyMaths there is an activity about grouping data and for Purple Mash I have set you a ‘2Do’ that is about persuasive writing. This links to our English work we will be doing this week.   It involves creating a leaflet persuading people that Bournemouth is a great place to visit.

I would also like you to log into your Times Tables Rockstars Account to practise your tables.  All your logins are stuck into the front of your Homework book.