Friday 24th April 2020
WALT predict the next part of a story.
Today is all about prediction. We are going to use the last page of Chapter 12 and first
lines of Chapter 13 to help us predict what might happen next in the story. The task is
on Purple Mash under your 2Do section and is entitled Chapter 13 prediction task.
Remember to use parts of the story that you know to inform your prediction.
Thursday 23rd April 2020
WALT write a summary of an event as a newspaper report.
The Green Death arriving at Berk must have been quite the news for the villager of the
island. Today’s task is to create a newspaper report about the arrival of the Green
Death. The template for this activity is on Purple Mash and the 2Do contains a success
criteria and a toolkit to help you write the article. Remember to use the text from the
book to help you write your article and ensure that it contains all the necessary
punctuation and grammar features that we have taught you in school.
Wednesday 22nd April 2020
WALT use figurative language to draw a scene from a book.
We are still working on Chapter 12 today, but this time we are analysing the author’s
use of figurative language. In the document attached, I have selected a part of the
chapter for you to look at in more detail. I would like you to draw the scene, using the
text to help you with your drawings. Don’t forget to annotate them and upload the
finished drawings on to Purple Mash for us to look at!
Tuesday 21st April 2020
WALT precis the chapter of a book.
Today, I would like you to re-read Chapter 12 – ‘The Green Death’ of How to Train your Dragon using the Word or PDF document on the previous page. When you have refreshed your memory of the chapter, please complete the 2Do on Purple Mash. This is a precis task where you will need to summarise what has happened in this chapter into 4 sentences or less.
Monday 20th April 2020
WALT use our VIPERS skills to answer comprehension questions.
Please carefully read Chapter 12 – ‘The Green Death’ of How to Train your Dragon using the Word or PDF document on the previous page. Once you have read the chapter, please complete the 2Do on Purple Mash. There are a variety of questions so you will need to use many of the VIPERS (Vocabulary, Inference, Predict, Explain, Retrieve and Summarise) skills.