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Wednesday 17th June 2020

LO

LO: To explore the features of a non-chronological report.  

Resources

English book, blue pen, pencil, ruler and green pen.

Terminology

Non-Chronological report - a non-fiction piece of writing which is not written in time order. It gives information about a specific topic.

Modal verbs – verbs that show how likely an action is e.g. could, would, should, may, can, will etc

Relative clause – a clause that adds extra information about the noun. Usually starts with a relative pronoun such as who, which, where, that etc)

Facts and figures – information that makes a description precise and factual.

Expanded noun phrase – a phrase made up of a noun and words that describe that noun.

Instructions

Click ‘Start Lesson’. First, complete the quiz and record your score in your English book. Then click ‘Next Activity’.

 

Read these instructions then watch the video. The teacher will explain when to pause. Complete all work in your English book under your Date and LO.

 

Word of the day – Pause the video once the word of the day is introduced. Write the word and meaning into your book then use the word in two different sentences and find synonyms and antonyms (as we have done in school).

 

INDEPENDENT TASK- Listen to the explanation and then pause and close the video. Click ‘Next Activity’.

Go to slides 2-7. In your book, write the words that have a blue box around them and next to them write the key feature that has been used (modal verb/relative clause/expanded noun phrase/facts and figures)

Set it out in your book like the example below -

‘an extremely dangerous predator’ - expanded noun phrase

EXT: write sentences of your own using some of the key features.

 

Then, resume the video and mark your work in green pen.

 

Spellings- This is additional spelling work to your normal spelling test.

 

Again, click ‘Next Activity’ and complete the ‘Exit Quiz’. Record your score in your English book then send your English and Maths score to your class teacher when you send your ‘Good Morning’ message on I Am Learning tomorrow.

Link

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/identifying-the-features-of-a-text-d0fb0a
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