6 focus pictures from the book:
Lesson 1: Expanded noun phrases
Use the sheet below to see what an expanded noun phrase is and how it is formed.
Task: Write an expanded noun phrase for each of the 6 pictures. For example, for picture 4: The brave boy crawled into the dark, gloomy tunnel.
Lesson 2: Co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions
Please see the word mats below to find out what co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions are.
Task 1: Write a sentence using a co-ordinating conjunction for each of the focus pictures (6 sentences in total). Try to use a different conjunction for each sentence.
Task 2: Write a sentence using a subordinating conjunction for each of the focus pictures (6 sentences in total). Try to use a different conjunction for each sentence.
Lesson 3 - Year 4 spellings practise
Choose a game from the spelling menu to practise your spellings for this week.
Lesson 4 - prepositions
A preposition is a word that tells you where or when something is in relation to something else e.g. behind, on, beside, under, in.
Please click on this link to find out more about prepositions:
Task: write a sentence for each of the focus pictures using a preposition.
Lesson 5 - inverted commas
Watch the following video to recall the basics of inverted commas:
Task 1: Look at picture 3 where the boy is entering the tunnel and the girl is stood outside. List all of the things the little girl might say to her brother to stop him from going into the tunnel. e.g.
- Don't go in.
- Wait, come back!
- There might be goblins inside.
- What if you get lost?
Task 2: Write your own direct speech showing what the girl might say to her brother e.g. "Wait, come back!" shouted the little girl.