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English Homework (due Wednesday 9th May):

Your English homework for this week is to follow a set of instructions and then to bring your creation (or a photo of your creation) into school.

 

Here are some instructions you might choose to follow:

English Homework:

Your English homework for this week is to create a fact sheet about the Lusitania. 

 

 

You can either research facts on the internet/using books or you can use the following PowerPoint to help you create your fact sheet. As always, you can present your fact sheet in any way you choose.

English Homework:

Your English homework for this week (due on Wednesday 8th November) is to write a poem about fireworks. This week in our English lessons, we will be looking at poetry, focusing on the use of language. 

 

As detailed on your homework sheet, we would like you include some of the following language devices in your poem: alliteration, personification, repetition, similes and metaphors.

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We look forward to reading your creative poetry!

Half term homework

 

There will be no Literacy, Numeracy or Science homework set over the half term holiday. Only spelling homework has been given: the test will be on Tuesday 31st October, 2017. Children may continue to read their reading books and may be practising their multiplication tables. Enjoy a well deserved rest!

Science Homework Ideas:

Your Science homework is due on Wednesday 18th October. You will then present your findings to the rest of the class!

 

If you are having some difficulties thinking of what material to choose, have a look at the following webpage to help:

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_materials_technology

 

Additionally, some materials are included  in the radio times list of the 50 greatest British inventions, including carbon fibre, cement, linoleum, synthetic dye, float glass, stainless steel and waterproof material.

 

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2013-01-08/the-50-greatest-british-inventions/

 

We are looking forward to hearing about all your research!

World War 1 Propaganda posters

 

On Wednesday 27th September, your homework will be to design your own persuasive poster to encourage men to sign up for the war. Have a look at some examples of WWI Propaganda posters below. Notice how they address their audience as 'you', include persuasive powerful language and have a thought-provoking image. Some posters also include a rhetorical question.

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Postcard from the trenches

 

On Thursday 21st September you will be given your next piece of English homework: to write a postcard home from the trenches. As mentioned on the sheet you will be able to draw/paint the front of your postcard if you would like to.

 

To give you some ideas of what soldiers drew or painted, have a look at some examples below: 

Note: These are postcard designs from a range of nationalities, not just British soldiers

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