English

English Week 6

DOGO News - Kids news articles! Kids current events; plus kids news on science, sports, and more!

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 8/2/21

Stone Cold-

Reading and analysis

   
 

Reading Tasks

   

 

“Believe and Achieve”

 

 

 

English Week 5

DOGO News - Kids news articles! Kids current events; plus kids news on science, sports, and more!

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 1/2/21

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

   

“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:

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

Where the Wind Blows

Complete all tasks

   
 

Reading 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

Semantic Field:

Creative Writing and Semantic Field

   
 

Greek Myths Word search and King Midas extract tasks.

   
 

Creative Writing:

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

Where the Wind Blows

   

 

“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

 Write a 200-word description of a walk through a winter wood

   
 

Word search

   
 

Read ‘The Woman in Black’.

Complete all four tasks.

   
 

‘The Lord of The Rings’

Respond to both questions.

   

“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:

Romeo and Juliet

  • Plot Summary and Reading Questions.
  • Key Terminology Task.

Language devices task

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

  •  Character analysis

 

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