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English

Lesson 1

LI: To change an event of a fairy tale story.

Recap features of a fairy tale and the plot of Cinderella.

Watch the story of Cinderella

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SOL5wG7t1g

What type of character was she?

What can she do in the story to change her character?

 

Task.

 

Think of 4 different situations where you can make Cinderella the mean character.

Use the sheet in your pack to show these different situations.

 

For example;

She traps the mice.

She breaks the Fairy Godmother’s Wand

She doesn’t do her chores.

She shouts at her step sisters.

Lesson 2

LI: To change an event of a fairy tale story.

Using one of the events that you created in lesson 1 you are going to write about what happens.

 

Think about where it is happening – describe the setting in detail.

Think about who is there – describe them such as how they look, what they are wearing and how they act.

 

Task.

 

Write an event of a story as Cinderella but making her character cruel to change the plot.

Remember to include;

  • Include speech marks,
  • Expanded noun phrases
  • Adverbs
  • Subordinate clause
  • Conjunctions

Lesson 3

LI: To use inverted commas to show speech.

Go through the inverted commas power point.

 Remember that the inverted commas go around what is actually being said.

 

Task.

 

Complete the work sheet in your home learning pack.

Lesson 4 – l.I. To describe a setting

What is a setting?

Ask your child for examples of a where a fairy tale setting could be.

What makes a good piece of descriptive language?

  • 5 senses
  • adverbs
  • Expanded noun phrase
  • Simile/persononification

 

Explain that today we will be describing a setting.

Show children a setting  e.g. rainforest, castle, dungeon or cottage.

Ask your child to think of descriptive language to describe the setting.

Annotate around the picture with:

  1.  similes e.g. the castle stood tall like a soldier.
  2. Expanded noun phrases  e.g. the gleaming, crystal clear water.
  3. Personification  e.g. the trees waved in the air.

 

Remember to use your senses to help you!

What can you see? Hear? Smell? Feel? Taste?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 5 l.I. To describe a setting

Today you will be using your annotated setting description from yesterday to write a paragraph to describe your chosen setting.

 

Success criteria:

  1. similes e.g. the castle stood tall like a soldier.
  2. Expanded noun phrases  e.g. the gleaming, crystal clear water.
  3. Personification  e.g. the trees waved in the air.
  4. Senses

 

Awards

Awards we have received so far.

  • Primary Science
  • Healthy Schools
  • Health for Life
  • Artsmark Award
  • EEF
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Music Mark