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A little more challenging.....

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Challenge your peers by setting killer questions about this book. Email them to your teacher and weโ€™ll put them on our class page to see who can give the best answer.

We’ve been developing our Reciprocal Reading Strategies throughout this year. Continue to use these strategies as you read with your child. 
Remember the different types of questions

  • Hand ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿผ- You can point to the answer in the text. 
    Head ๐Ÿง- You’ve been given a clue but you need to use your brain to think about it and add more information. 
    Heart ๐Ÿ’“- Questions about your feelings or the feelings of a character. 

Grammar and Punctuation: Homophones to, too, two

To Too Two Song (animated) Learn By Lyrics Homophones

Learn the difference between TO, TOO, and TWO the fun way. This is the animated version.

Complete these two tasks. The first will ask you to choose which sentence is using the correct to, too or two. The second asks you to complete to, too and two instructions around your home.

Let’s get started!

Let's finish off by recapping what you have learnt.

Can you pass the quiz at the end?

Grammar and Punctuation: Parts of Speech

Where The Poppies Now Grow

A short video to set the scene for the book weโ€™re using today. The carefree childhood for Ben and his best friend Ray becomes a distant memory when they join the army to serve their country. But, in the midst of battle c...

Extracts from book - Use these pages for your Parts of Speech challenges.

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Challenge 1

Noun Hunt; people, places and things.

Can you find 10 singular common nouns, 5 plural common nouns and 2 proper nouns? 

Nessy Spelling Strategy | Plurals -s -es | Learn to Spell

Plurals Challenge

Now try changing these singular nouns to plurals

  • aid
  • bomb
  • ally
  • pilot
  • radio
  • army
  • prisoner
  • spy
  • potato
  • life
  • country


Extension Challenge 1

Can you find 8 adjectives in the text? Remember an adjective will be linked to the nouns you’ve already found.

Extension Challenge 2

Can you find 10 verbs in the text? Remember a verb is a doing or action word. Remember they are sneaky and change e.g. run ran running