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  • Walsall,
  • WS5 3HF.
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Please do not begin this work until Tuesday 2nd June 2020


Remember, your first job every day is to send a 'Good Morning' message to your class teacher on I Am Learning by 10 am. Remember to include your scores from the end of lesson English quiz and end of lesson Maths quiz.


If you run out of space in any exercise books (orange Maths or yellow English book), please ask an adult to contact the office to arrange to pick up a new one.


PE with Joe Wicks (30 minutes)

Optional PE: complete a daily challenge

Spelling (20 minutes) –

This week’s words –

knuckle, wreck, crumb, whistle, exhaust, isle, doubtful, rhombus, twelfth, vegetable

Play ‘Spell against the clock’. Ask someone to read out the words to you. Spell as many words from the list as possible in one minute. At the end, check your spelling is accurate.  


Arithmetic (20 minutes)

Mark your answers from yesterday (Powers). You will find the answers at the top of this page.

Read the information below then complete the task ‘Squares and cubes’ on My Maths’.




Reading (10 minutes) - Choose a book to read and enjoy with someone at home.


French (30 minutes)

We are going to focus on identifying places in town. Look at the images and French vocabulary below. Can you match them together? What do you think they translate to in English? Have a go then check in the document below.

Music (1 hour)

Lionel Richie (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. From 1968, he was a member of the musical group Commodores signed to Motown Records. Richie made his solo debut in 1982 with the album Lionel Richie. Hello is a song by Lionel Richie that was released in 1984 and reached number 1 all over the world. It is considered to be his signature song. The song is particularly memorable for the line "Hello, is it me you're looking for?".


Listen to ‘Hello’ by Lionel Richie. 

Then read the following questions and think about your responses. Read the document below for answers to the questions.


What Can You Hear?

The vocal line: how many singers? Male/female?

The backing/accompaniment: how many instruments? Which ones?

Which instruments plays the solo?

Is there a hook?

The texture: is it thick, thin or inbetween? Are there many layers of sound, or just one/two? Are there many voices singing/instruments playing, or just one/two?

The tempo: is it fast, slow or inbetween?

The dynamics: is the music loud, quiet or inbetween? Is it the same throughout or does it vary?

What is the Style of this Music? Is it Pop/Rock/Blues/Gospel/Ballad/R&B/Rap/Soul?


Recently, we looked at the style indicators of a pop ballad. Some are listed below. What are the style indicators that you can hear in this song?

  • Slow and gentle backing.
  • Uses instruments like strings and piano and acoustic guitar.
  • The bass and drums are subtle.
  • The words of the ballad are about lost love or celebrating love!
  • Sometimes a pop ballad can have a rock backing and it then becomes a power ballad. This is because of its more powerful backing using electric guitars and heavier drum patterns.


Compare this song to Adele’s ‘Make you feel my love’. Are there similarities? Differences? Which one do you prefer? Why?


Votes for schools (20 minutes)

See this information on the class pages. Discuss your thoughts with your family.