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English Week 6

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The tasks provided will allow you to continue practising a range of important reading and writing skills.

It is important that you check the school website for updates and complete all work to the best of your ability.

All tasks should include:

  • The full date.
  • A clear title and sub-heading for each task.

 

You are encouraged to send your work to the following email address for the English Department: english@theurswickschool.co.uk

 In your email, please include: your full name and Family Learning Group; your teacher’s name and the title of your work (as outlined in the table below).

 

Please complete the following tasks this week:

 

 

Novel/Task

Tick and record the date once you have completed each task.

Task complete

Date of completion

Week commencing 08/2/21

Extract from The Story of My Life from My Childhood to Manhood by George Ebers, 1837-1898

Complete all three tasks.

   
 

Reading Tasks

   
       

 

 “Believe and Achieve”


English Week 5

The tasks provided will allow you to continue practising a range of important reading and writing skills.

It is important that you check the school website for updates and complete all work to the best of your ability.

All tasks should include:

  • The full date.
  • A clear title and sub-heading for each task.

 

You are encouraged to send your work to the following email address for the English Department: english@theurswickschool.co.uk

 In your email, please include: your full name and Family Learning Group; your teacher’s name and the title of your work (as outlined in the table below).

 

Please complete the following tasks this week:

 

Novel/Task

Tick and record the date once you have completed each task.

Task complete

Date of completion

Week commencing 01/2/21

Non-fiction reading task

You are required to find a current news story to complete this task. You may follow the links provided. Once you have completed the task, continue to follow the news daily. It is important to know what is going on in the world around you!

   
 

Marcus Rashford’s Letter: Writing to Persuade.

The English Department are keen to read your letters. We may even issue prizes! Send a final copy of your letter to: English@theurswickschool.co.uk

   
 

Reading Tasks

   
 

Grammar Tasks

   

 “Believe and Achieve”


 

English Week 4

The tasks provided will allow you to continue practising a range of important reading and writing skills.

It is important that you check the school website for updates and complete all work to the best of your ability.

All tasks should include:

  • The full date.
  • A clear title and sub-heading for each task.

 

You are encouraged to send your work to the following email address for the English Department: english@theurswickschool.co.uk

 In your email, please include: your full name and Family Learning Group; your teacher’s name and the title of your work (as outlined in the table below).

English Week 1

Please complete the following tasks this week:

 

 

Novel/Task

Tick and record the date once you have completed each task.

Task complete

Date of completion

Week commencing 25/1/21

Marcus Rashford’s Letter: Writing to Persuade.

The English Department are keen to read your letters. We may even issue prizes! Send a final copy of your letter to: English@theurswickschool.co.uk

 

   
 

Creative Writing Tasks:

  • Story with a moral message.
  • An Abandoned Hertfordshire Mansion
   
 

Reading Tasks

   
 

Grammar Tasks.

   

 

 “Believe and Achieve”

 

 

English Week 3

The tasks provided will allow you to continue practising a range of important reading and writing skills.

It is important that you check the school website for updates and complete all work to the best of your ability.

All tasks should include:

  • The full date.
  • A clear title and sub-heading for each task.

English Week 1

Please complete the following tasks this week:

 

 

Novel/Task

Tick and record the date once you have completed each task.

Task complete

Date of completion

Week commencing 18/1/21

The Lord of The Rings

Respond to both questions.

   
 

Semantic Field:

Creative Writing Task (Black Friday) and semantic field examples.

   
 

Greek Myths Word search and King Midas extract tasks.

Complete all tasks.

   
 

Creative Writing Tasks:

  • Story with a moral message.
  • An Abandoned Hertfordshire Mansion
   
 

Grammar Tasks.

   

 

“Believe and Achieve”

English Week 2

The tasks provided will allow you to continue practising a range of important reading and writing skills.

It is important that you check the school website for updates and complete all work to the best of your ability.

All tasks should include:

  • The full date.
  • A clear title and sub-heading for each task.

Please complete the following tasks this week:

 

Novel/Task

Tick and record the date once you have completed each task.

Task complete

Date of completion

Week commencing 11/1/21

A Journey to The Bottom of The Sea.

   
 

Word search

   
 

Read ‘The Woman in Black’.

   

 

 

“Believe and Achieve”

 

 

Week One: What Makes a Good Short Story?

By now, you will have demonstrated your ability to use some language devices that bring your writing to life. You will also have practised using a range of punctuation and varied sentence types to create a particular effect on your reader.  

The following video will allow you to continue exploring some key features that help to make a good short story.

You will need to pause the video when prompted in order to complete a series of tasks.

Click the image below to begin the video:

English Week 1

English Home Learning Booklet 

The tasks provided will allow you to continue practising a range of important reading and writing skills.

You should expect a new set of tasks to be uploaded at the beginning of each week. It is important that you check the school website for updates and complete all work to the best of your ability.

All tasks should include:

  • The full date.
  • A clear title and sub-heading for each task.

Please complete the following tasks this week:

Language Devices Task

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

  • Character analysis

Creative Writing Task

  • Write a 200-word description of a walk through wintery woodland.

 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” -Nelson Mandela.