Category Archives: P6K-Home Learning

Reading Focus – Week commencing 13th November 17

(A) Reading Groups / Homework

There are 5 reading groups. They have agreed which chapters to read over the coming 6 weeks. The groups will meet every Tuesday to review the reading of the last week. A task will be set in class linked to this reading.

This week we looked at “Character Traits” – where we have matched a main character to a trait and provided evidence from the text to support our decision.

This is Week 3 of the 6 week programme set down by the pupils.

  • The Fox and the Ghost King             Chapter 4
  • Millions                                                 Chapter 10 to 13
  • The Abominables                               Chapter 7 to 9
  • Journey to the River                           Chapter 9 to 12
  • Strange Star                                         Chapter 11 to 15

Reading Focus – Week commencing 6th November 17

(A) Reading Groups / Homework

There are 5 reading groups. They have agreed which chapters to read over the coming 6 weeks. The groups will meet every Tuesday to review the reading of the last week. A task will be set in class linked to this reading.

This week we looked at “Questioning Skills”.

This is Week 2 of the 6 week programme set down by the pupils.

  • The Fox and the Ghost King             Chapter 1 & 2
  • Millions                                                 Chapter 5 to 9
  • The Abominables                               Chapter 4 to 6
  • Journey to the River                           Chapter 5 to 8
  • Strange Star                                         Chapter 5 to 10

 

Reading Focus – Week commencing 30th October 17

The class will start a focus on reading this week.

(A) Reading Groups / Homework

There are 5 reading groups. They have agreed which chapters to read over the coming 6 weeks. The groups will meet every Tuesday to review the reading of the last week. A task will be set in class linked to this reading.

  • The Fox and the Ghost King             Prologue & Chapter 1
  • Milions                                                 Chapter 1 to 4
  • The Abominables                               Chapter 1 to 3
  • Journey to the River                           Chapter 1 to 4
  • Strange Star                                         Chapter 1 to 4

(B) Daily Reading in Class

Everyday the pupils will be provided with the opportunity to read in class. It is important they read something which they are enthusiastic to read which should support expanding their vocabulary and analysis skills. Please ensure you have something to read each day. This could be:

  • A novel
  • Non-fiction book
  • A newspaper, magazine or comic

The “document” will be kept in school to help support continuity each day.