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Comprehension: 13.07.20

 

Please note that this will be the last reading task before the summer break.

 

Read the poem below.  To get your brains warmed up, have a go at answering the listening questions below.  You can talk through your answers with a grown-up or a sibling at home.  

 

1.  Is this a poem about a pet dragon?  Explain your answer.

2.  Which of the foods the poet tried to feed the dragon would be most difficult to obtain?

3.  Do you think the dragon would make a good pet?  Explain your answer.

 

Questions:

 

 

13.07.20 A small Dragon PDF printout

Comprehension: 06.07.20

 

This week, I've put three comprehension activities on to keep you all busy.

 

Chapter 5: The bath of Doom

 

Comprehension: 29.06.20

 

This comprehension is all about the Sun.

Please see the documents below which you can open and print as necessary.

The Sun Comprehension 29.06.20

Slime: Chapter 4: Bogeys under the bed

 

Read chapter 4.  What do you think Jemima might have planned for her next trick?  How do you think the jars might factor into her plans? 
 - Draw  your prediction for what you think Jemima has written/drawn in her school books.  This could also be an  explanation text, so you can label your illustration and write a short  explanation about your prediction.

 

Slime: Chapter 1,2 and 3 Dictionary work

 

Chapter 1: Mulch

Chapter 2:  A beastly girl

Chapter 3: Gunk 

 

Read chapters 1, 2 and 3.  Why you do you think Jemima is so nasty?  What might the humongous trick be that Jemima is going to play on Ned?  How do you think Ned knows what she’s up to next?  

 

- Be Dictionary Detectives and complete the activities below.
 - Use https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/ if you don't have access to a paper back dictionary. 

Chapters 2 and 3

 

 

  

 

Slime Dictionary Work PDF

Comprehension: 16.06.20

 

 

16.06.20 PDF Printout

Chapter 1:

 

 

 

Reading Comprehension - wc 15.06.20

 

Slime by David Walliams

 

 

Below, you will see photos taken from the first part of 'Slime'.  You can meet the characters and read the Prologue.

Suggested Activities:

  • Write a prediction on what the story could be about based on the front cover, blurb and prologue.
  • Have a go at making your own slime (instructions available below and as a PDF)
  • Complete the character word search (again available as a PDF, if you wish to print)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        This part made me belly laugh smiley

 

 

 

Ingredients for 'Slime'

 

Reading Comprehension - wc 08.06.20

 

In keeping with the Rocket Launch...

 

 

08.06.20 PDF printout

Reading Comprehension - wc 01.06.20

 

This week, the text should be familiar. In Tudor class, there were some great class discussions about this text. Read and discuss with an adult at home. Then, have a go at the questions. Remember to use the strategies taught. If you are working on a printed version, underline the key parts of the text and use the text to support your ideas (don't just make up an answer without justifying it from the text).

 

NB: Parents - to support you, the answers for the comprehension will be added at the end of the week.

 

Reading Comprehension 25.05.20

 

The following comprehension is all about Captain Tom Moore, who has become very famous during the current pandemic for raising money for the NHS by walking laps around his garden, running up to his 100th birthday.

 

Challenge - Literacy link - Your newspaper article challenge this week could be to write an article about Captain Tom Moore and his achievements. You could link his achievements to how he has inspired others to raise money.

Reading Comprehension: 18.05.20

 

Making Inferences

 

When things are not explained literally in a text, you can use clues to reach a logical conclusion.  This is called 'inference'.

 

Reading Comprehension: 11.05.20

 

In year 4, we have already completed this text (find the documents as PDFs below that you can open, save and print off). However, it could be useful for you to have a go at home with an adult as revision. Remember to use the strategies that we have used in class. Refer to the text to justify the answers you choose. You can highlight or underline words if you are able to print off a copy. 

 

 

 

Reading Comprehension-04.05.20

 

Oceans Comprehension Print out 04.05.20

Reading Comprehension - 27.04.20

 

 

Reading Comprehension: 20th April 2020

 

Thought you might like a comprehension all about 'The Three Little Pigs'.  

Below is the PDF file, if you would you like to print it out.  

 

Reading Comprehension - 15.04.20

 

This comprehension is all about the much loved Roald Dahl. 

Please see the documents below which you can open and print as necessary.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                Reading Comprehension-Easter- 06.04.20

 

Read the above text carefully to answer the following questions as well as you can.

Reading comprehension - Gangsta Granny

 

In year 4 we have already completed this text (find the documents as PDFs below that you can open, save and print off). However, it could be useful for you to have a go at home with an adult as revision. Remember to use the strategies that we have used in class. Refer to the text to justify the answers you choose. You can highlight or underline words if you are able to print off a copy. 

 

For those who are working on a tablet the text and questions have been placed as pictures below this text (the PDFs will appear separately below this).

 

 

Comprehension and Inference Activities

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