Guten Morgen Y2! Are you coming tomorrow to our book swap? Don't forget, it starts at 1pm. Pauline and Shyma are excited to catch up with you. Now the fun bit - Emily has been gathering some photos lately! They are no ordinary photos but the photos of your teachers at Virginia when they were really really young (younger than most of you). Have a look at the photos below, can you figure out who's who? Good luck!
Here are some more pages from the book 'Escape of the Giant Chicken'
Oh dear! What on earth has he done! Shelly became a Giant chicken.
Answer the questions below:
1. What was behind the farm wall?
2. What did Shelly destroy?
3. Why did the author use the word 'scoffed' instead of said?
4. Find all the nouns from page 3 (nouns are name of things)
5. Why were the people in the cafe looking around?
5. What does the word 'perched' mean?
How did you get on with your story map yesterday? Read the last page again. today we are going to write sentences using similes. A simile is when you compare two things. They often have words 'like' or 'as'in a comparison.
Shay is as tall as a tree (comparing shay's height with a tree)
She had a smile as wide as a river.
He roared like a lion.
Remember to use words 'like or 'as' in your sentences.
Can you think of similes for...
How the villagers laughed?
The villagers laughed...
How the tree fell down?
The mighty tree...
How the icy water burst through?
The icy water burst through...
How were the people wincing in the heat?
The people were wincing...
How were the trees scattered in the forest?
The trees were scattered...
Today we are going to use our fraction knowledge to find and recognize half. Half is when you split something into two equal parts. Do you remember how to show half using numbers? What is the numerator? (parts that we are interested in) What is the denominator? (total number of parts)
I bought whole pizza and cut it into two slices. I ate 1 slice of the pizza. How much of the pizza left?
Have a go at the challenges below:
Today we are going to do some sketches of cut out fruit . How many equal parts will I have if I cut a fruit right through the middle?
Choose any fruit of your choice and use a pencil to sketch. Think carefully about the edges, lines and angles. Have a go at some mark making before starting.