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Early Bird Morning Spellings

Select your colour and complete your spider web spellings today.

Can you use them in a sentence?


WALT: use sentence openers.

You have researched facts, turned notes into sentences and now you need to vary sentence openers to make sure your facts are interesting to the reader. 

Sentence openers are words or phrases at the start of our sentences to make them more effective.


These are all factual sentence openers you can use in a non-chronological report. 

Which ones fit the sentence?

Which is most effective?

Your Task

Write out the sentences and add a sentence opener to make it effective.

Can you write your own facts with a sentence opener?

Can you extend your sentences with a conjunction?

Fluent in 5


WALT: draw pictograms.

You can transfer data collected in a tally chart and convert it into a pictogram. Pictures represent the data and the same picture should be used to represent all of the data.Presentation is key and everything should be neatly aligned.


Spr2.5.3 - Draw Pictograms (1-1) activity


WALT: use a world map to identify places 

Your task for today is to use a map to identify places that different animals live. Below you will find a world map, a plain coloured map and a sheet with animal pictures and a description of where they live . 



First you will need to read the description of where the animal lives.

Next use the world map to find the country(from the description) where the animal lives.

Then cut the animal out and stick it on the correct country.

Finally write down the name of the animal next to the animal. 



If you cannot print do not worry you can, 

First draw the animals and write their name.

Then use the world map to locate the country that they live in.

Finally write the name of the country next to the animal.

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