Hi everyone! I hope that you are all OK at home. Please keep in touch and let me know how you are getting on. Even if it just to say hi!
**Please just do what work you can and please please don’t worry if you don’t do it all. I’d rather give you lots to keep you busy than not enough. If you wish to do alternative activities, that is also absolutely fine. Just do what is right for your family situation. Also, if you get stuck or are unsure, please just ask me. **
Today’s activities are as follows:
In his novel, Pinocchio, the author Carlo Collodi describes the wooden puppet Pinocchio using the following vocabulary: insolent, derisive, rascal, imp, wretched.
Use a dictionary, thesaurus or https://www.wordhippo.com to define these words. Investigate and collect a range of synonyms (words meaning the same or nearly the same) and antonyms (words meaning the opposite) linked to these words.
What impression do these words give you of Pinocchio?
Before reading today’s text, use a dictionary, thesaurus or https://www.wordhippo.com to define the words immediately and desperately. Look out for these words within today’s story.
Now read chapters 1-3 of Pinocchio (attached below)
What ‘impish’ behaviour does Pinocchio display? (Use word hippo again if you need to to help) Record in your green book.
Geography – LO: To learn about the physical geography of Greece including Mount Olympus.
** Carried over from yesterday **
Use the following resources to create a presentation about the physical features of Greece and include a section on Mount Olympus. As with the Science this week, you can present it in any way that you wish. Possible suggestions are:
Physical features may include:
What the landscape is like – hills, mountains etc. Are there any forest, Lakes, rivers, seas etc. Are there any greenery/plants/animals etc. What the climate like etc
Information can be found using the following links:
Note: When following links online, parents should monitor that children are remaining on that page only and are keeping safe online
Physical Geography of Greece –
PE – Treasure Hunt
Some of the items will need a bit of creativity. You can do this at home or whilst you are out on your walk. You earn one point for each successful item. Let me know what how many you get!
1. A living creature
2. A Sign
3. A Shadow
5. A Heart Shape
7. A Ball in the air
8. The word of a colour eg “Blue”, “Pink”
9. A reflection
10. Something valuable
11. An eye
12. A Crack
13. Something fluffy
14. Ten of the same thing
15. An arrow
16. A repeating pattern
17. A sports logo
18. Something glittery
19. The Number 8
21. A Flower
22. A ball on a ball
And as always, any questions please just ask.