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Thursday 14th January

Word of the Day: lavish (adjective)

Meaning: sumptuous and luxurious

like a huge banquet just for one person

Bjorn had visions of sitting alongside Odin at a lavish banquet,

drinking the finest mead from golden drinking horns, and enjoying food fit for kings.  

 

 

Arithmetic

Time for another Rock Battle! Last week was a draw. Let the best band win! The battle starts at 8.45 and ends at 9.30.

English/Topic

LO: I can capture the tone of a traditional tale using archaic (old-fashioned) language.

 

Yesterday, we learnt how to create a storyteller's 'voice' in our writing by pausing the story to speak directly to the reader.

 

E.G. Now, you may be wondering...

     You may have heard about the halls of Valhalla...

     Just imagine how it might feel...

     Have you ever thought about...?

 

Take a look at the opening paragraph you wrote. Have you remembered to speak to the reader? Check your punctuation and spelling too. Are there any sentences that could be improved?

 

One of the mistakes that pupils sometimes make when writing either a myth, legend, fable or saga (traditional tales) is that they slip into using 'modern' language which doesn't quite 'fit' with a traditional tale - stories that have been passed on over time. Today, I would like you to create some sentences using the attached WORD BANK to help you to capture the right 'tone' for this piece of writing. I have included what we could call 'archaic' (old-fashioned) language to help you to think about choosing the right words to tell your story.

Viking Saga Sentences and Word Bank

The Saga Of Biorn

Maths

Today, we are thinking about multiplying decimals again (Lesson 7 in the textbook.)

 

I have included a link to the Power Maths Textbook so you can access the discovery task and the share section. I have also allocated any teaching resources that you might need. The White Rose video explains the concepts to be able to do this maths. You do not have to print off the question PDF, you can just write down answers on a piece of paper if you like. If you need any more help please, email me: y5@ethelbert-road.kent.sch.uk.

Reading

Today, I would like you to read the last of the Norse Legends - The Mead of Poetry -aloud to someone. Try to read with good intonation and expression.

Norse Legends: The Mead of Poetry

Science

For today's science lesson please follow the link below.

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