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Week commencing 02/11/2020

 

Lesson 1 and 2:

Use the internet and the below public information leaflets to research some of the things that were used to keep people safe in wartime. How much can you find out about each one? Fill in the bubble diagram with your findings. Remember that the more you find out, the easier you will find your final writing task!

Lesson 3. Using dashes to introduce a list.

 

Look at the PowerPoint below to find out about how to use colons to introduce a list. After that, have a go at completing the exercises on the following word document.

Week commencing 09/11/2020

 

Lesson 1: Analysing wartime poetry.

 

Look at the poem called 'For the Fallen'.

For each verse, think about the following questions:

 

- What is happening in this verse? Can you explain this verse in your own words?

- What techniques do you spot in each verse? Does the verse contain any of the following features: rhyme, repetition, personification, metaphor or simile? 

- Are there any words that you don't know? Can you find the meaning?

 

Annotate your copy of the poem (or make notes if you can't print the page out) showing your understanding of each verse.

Lesson 2. Using colons to mark the boundary between independent clauses

 

Look at the PowerPoint below to find out about how to use colons to mark the boundary between independent clauses. After that, have a go at completing the exercises on the following word document.

Lesson 3: Planning a non-chronological report 

 

You are asked to use your research from last week to plan your non-chronological report called 'How did people stay safe during World War 2?'

 

For this, you are asked to include sections on:

- Anderson Shelters

- Morrison Shelters

- Other public shelters

- Gas masks

- Blackout curtains

- Evacuation 

 

Remember to: 

- Write in third person

- Write in past tense

- Think about the layout of your report

 

Try to:

- Include colons

- Include technical language

 

You can plan your report on any piece of paper that you have at home. 

 

Lesson 4: Writing a non-chronological report 

 

You are asked to use your plan from yesterday to write your non-chronological report called 'How did people stay safe during World War 2?'

 

For this, you are asked to include sections on:

- Anderson Shelters

- Morrison Shelters

- Other public shelters

- Gas masks

- Blackout curtains

- Evacuation 

 

Remember to: 

- Write in third person

- Write in past tense

- Think about the layout of your report

 

Try to:

- Include colons

- Include technical language

 

You can write your report on any piece of paper that you have at home. 

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