During your time at home, you can practise some of the text types that we have covered in class.
Here are some ideas:
- Balanced argument
- Should homework be banned?
- Should children wear school uniforms?
- Should children be allowed to own pets?
- Should violence be banned from Tv and Video games?
- Newspaper Article
- Write about the current situation.
- Rewrite a fairytale as a newspaper article
- Literacy shed - Some great short films that you could write about.
You could also have a go at writing some different types of texts. Use any independent learning time to research the features of each text type.
Here are some ideas:
- Write a letter to a friend or family member that you are unable to visit.
- Write a thank you letter to anyone who you think is working hard (for any reason) during the current situation.
- Do some research and create a leaflet advising people how to keep safe.
- Create a leaflet for children and parents, offering some ideas of activities families can do from home.
- Write a poem to a loved one.
- Link to topic - Write a poem about the Black Death
- Write an uplifting poem to help raise spirits in the community.
- Film/Book reviews
- Write a review of a book that you have read.
- Write a review of film or Tv series you have watched.
Take time to keep up with your reading! You can read lots of different texts: books, newspapers, magazines, recipes etc.
Don't forget that you could be ticking off lots of things from our class reading challenge!
- Read an action book.
- Read more than one book by the same author.
- Read a book in your pjs.
- Read a book that makes you laugh.
- Read a story from the bible.
- Read a book with an animal as a main character.
- Read a book with over 100 pages.
- Read to an animal.
- Finish a book within a week.
- Read a book in a den you have made.
- Read somewhere unusual.
- Read a non-fiction book.
- Read a book related to topic.
- Read to someone younger than you.
- Read to someone older than you.
- Read a book outside.
- Read a fiction book.
- Read a recipe and make it.
- Read a book with a yellow cover.
- Read a book to a teacher. (I'll let you tick this one off)
Read the text careful and answer the questions. Keep a track of how long it takes you to read the text and answers the questions. The next time you complete a reading comprehension see if you an do it a little bit faster.
Don't forget the golden rule.... Refer to the text!!