Reading at home
Please go to https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ and click on the pink tab 'My Class Log In.'
Log in with the username: rockwellotters
Once you log in, you will have access to three different reading resources: Oxford Owl, which has a large range of e-books across all levels, Read Write Inc, which has a range of phonically progressive texts and Word Sparks, which offers audio texts. Under the parent guide there are a wealth of resources and videos, so this is really worth while to spend some time exploring.
See curriculum map below for link.
Long 'a' spelled 'ey' Stage 3 lesson 14
a. Create a story map (pictures in sequence) of the Escape from Pompeii plot- look at the PDF version on website if you want to re-read itr.
b. Imagine you are one of the people in Pompeii looking up at the 'Great Protector' as it begins to erupt. The ground is shaking. Write a short paragraph using suspense techniques- short sentences, ominous sounds, empty words (someone or something), shadows, weather changes, question to reader, simile- to describe the unfolding event. Remember- they would not have know about volcanoes or earthquakes. They may have thought it was the Gods...
c. Make a poster of synonyms for 'said'.
d. Using " " create a dialogue between Tranio and Livia. This can be at any part of the story. Remember to use effective synonyms for said.
The Rest of the Curriculum
Watch Episode 1 of the Green Planet- do some more research and then make a poster showing how flowers are pollinated.