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Week 6

A final terminology quiz to finish the term.

Congratulations to the all of you. EVERYBODY completed their homework on time this week. A lovely early Christmas present for me!

Week 5

Terminology quiz.

 

Week 4

SUBORDINATE CONJUNCTIONS & COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS

We are doing this for a 2nd week as it will support the learning next week & consolidate what we have done this week.

This homework is to be completed by Thursday 30th November.

Use the links below to refresh your memory.

Week 3 - 5th October

SUBORDINATE CONJUNCTIONS & COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS

This homework is to be completed by Thursday 23rd November.

Use the links below to refresh your memory.

Term 2

Week 1 - To be completed by 9th November

TASK 1

Apostrophes and Plurals - SPAG.com

Based on some confusion, we have recapped on possessive plurals this week

Please follow the link (below Task 2) for a reminder on the rules to apply.

TASK 2

Phrases & Clauses

Can you be the teacher & mark the work below. It would be fabulous if you could 'teach' an adult in your house how to tell the difference.

Name Miss C. Clogs

 

 

Phrase

Clause

The knight fought his way through the forest.

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The large batch of dough took ages to rise.

 

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For four days the child had a terrible hacking cough.

 

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The doctor did a thorough examination of the patient and decided he would need to rest for at least a week.

 

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There are a huge number of people living in the Borough of Barnet.

 

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Above the castle lurked a menacing monster.

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All through the night the rain fell.

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I’d like to go to Disneyland for my dream holiday next summer.

 

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Next Saturday evening, we’re having pizza and chips.

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Week 5 - 5th October

EXPANDED NOUN PHRASES

This homework is to be completed by Thursday 19th October.

CHALLENGE

An expanded noun phrase can help determine the 'mood' of a sentence.

The catkin-covered willow trees rustled in the spring breeze.

The handsome oak trees stood motionless in the summer heat.

The juicy, apple trees disappeared into the autumn mist.

The skeleton-fingered trees rattled in the menacing wind.

CAN YOU THINK OF THREE DIFFERENT WAYS TO DESCRIBE....

A house

A song

Week 4 - 28th September

There is NO SPAG online homework this week.

COLLECTIVE NOUNS & ABSTRACT NOUNS

This homework is to be completed by Thursday 5th October.

TASK 1

Find three collective nouns that you think are interesting. You will be writing them into a sentence for early work next week.

Example:

A parliament of owls

The parliament of owls surveyed the moonlit woodland in search of prey.

TASK 2

Have a go at the online quiz (link below). You have to find ALL the abstract nouns in each sentence.

 

 

 

Week 3 - 21st September

APOSTROPHES & PLURALS

This homework is to be completed by Thursday 28th September.

What is the purpose of a possessive apostrophe?

What is the mistake in the sentence below? Why is it wrong?

Foxes' tails are called brushes. Their young are called cub's.

 

Week 2 - 14th September

PARAGRAPHS & USE OF PRONOUNS

This homework is to be completed by Thursday 21st September.

How many different pronouns can you think of?

What's the point of a pronoun?

Week 1 - 7th September

DETERMINERS 'a or an'

This homework is to be completed by Thursday 14th September.

How many different determiners can you think of?

What trick did we use to 'test' whether a word is a noun in a sentence?


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