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This week we have continued to think carefully about the different characters in the poem, The Highwayman and have written newspaper reports about the event. We have explored shades of meaning and tried to use much more sophisticated vocabulary. The results have been fantastic as many children continue to make great progress in their writing.

We have also been reviewing our reading skills – particularly word meaning and inference questions. In grammar, we have looked at the subjunctive form and talked about how we might use this in our Highwayman writing next week. For example:

If I had known the soldiers were coming, I would have demanded Bess run away.

I demand the soldiers be punished for their actions.

If Bess were still alive, she and the Highwayman would be together forever.

If the landlord were the king, he would execute the soldiers.

 

Homework:

CGP Revision Books:

English text book (purple book): Read page 8, 33, 59

English exercise book (white book): Complete pages 18-19, 41, 68

Maths text book (red book): Read page 72

Maths exercise book (white book): Complete pages 62-63

Reading Comprehension – No reading comprehension this week. Please send time working on reading speed.

Spelling

1) Keep practising for the Spelling Bee.

Target Words Week 2:

guarantee

harass

immediately

parliament

prejudice

profession

programme

recommend

restaurant

sincerely

sufficient

2) This week in class, we are talking about how to remember how to spell tricky homophones. Please spend some time learning these.

brake/break

through/threw

father/farther

advise/advice

practise/practice

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