Monday 22nd June
Monday 22nd June 2020
Good Morning all,
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Please see Monday 22nd June home learning - any attachments that you may need are at the bottom of the page.
The Secret Lake by Karen Inglis
Before you begin to read the extract, have a look at the picture of the book on the website below. What can you see?
Who do you think the characters are?
What is in their hands? What are they doing? Write down your answers to these questions.
The title is The Secret Lake. Can you make any connections with the book?
Have you read any books before that have taken the characters to
a secret place? Can you think of any films/TV shows that take you to a secret place? Have you ever been to a secret place?
Write a short paragraph about any connections that you make, e.g.
This book reminds me of ... because ...
Now have a look at the words below; do you know what they mean?
mercilessly, tuft, squinting, loomed, array, communal, vast
Complete a chart like the one underneath this table including definitions (what the word means) and synonyms (words that mean the same).
Use a dictionary to find definitions and synonyms https://www.wordhippo.com/
Comprehension/grammar: Repeated nouns
Maths: Word problems (written)