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Monday

LO: To read for meaning, checking that the text makes sense.

 

Task 1 - sort the for and against statements

Now read the text about zoos. 

Read the for and against sections. Discuss the text with an adult. Can you find the features on the checklist.

Tuesday - spelling lesson.

 

Practise spelling the year 2 common exception words.

Wednesday
 

Today we are going to continue learning about for and against. 

 

Today our discussion is Should children wear uniform at school?

 

Use the table below to show your ideas. Remember each side needs to be balanced, it isn't about personal views.

 

Once you have completed your table write a sentence for 'for' and a sentence for 'against.'

Thursday
LO: To use conjunctions within my writing.

 

Watch the video below. Do you think animals should be kept in zoos?

Today we are focusing on the argument 'for.'

 

Create a mind map of ideas of why you think animals should be kept in zoos.

 

Then use your mind map to write sentences about why animals should be kept in zoos using the following conjunctions.

 

and, because, so that, as, but, or

 

Sentence starters

I think animals should be kept in zoos because .................................................

I believe animals are safe in zoos and .................................................................

Animals should be kept in zoos so that ...............................................................

Friday
LO: To use conjunctions within my writing.

 

Re watch the video from yesterday. Do you think animals should be kept in zoos?

Today we are focusing on the argument 'against.'

 

Create a mind map of ideas of why you don't think animals should be kept in zoos.

 

Then use your mind map to write sentences about why animals shouldn't  be kept in zoos using the following conjunctions.

 

and, because, so that, as, but, or

 

Sentence starters

I think animals shouldn't be kept in zoos because .................................................

I believe animals are not safe in zoos and .................................................................

Animals should not be kept in zoos as...............................................................

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