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Wordsworth

Primary School

Reading

We would love you to enjoy at least 30 minutes of reading for pleasure every day. Snuggle up and pick a book to read on your own or with a family member. Enjoy escaping into another world, or learning about something new!

 


 20.05.20 Wednesday Reading Task (Word Meaning in Context)

Today, I would like you to read a section from 'Stormbreaker' by Anthony Horowitz and answer questions linked to word meaning. There may be questions about words that you don't know - remember to gather clues from the rest of the sentence to help you to figure it out!  No need for a dictionary...the clues are all in the text! :) Enjoy! 


 18.05.20 Monday Reading Task (Birds in Your Garden)

Your task today, is to read through the Birds in Your Garden information text and use your reading skills to answer the questions. Remember to read the text carefully, underline or highlight the key information, and think carefully about what the question is asking you to do!  After you've finished, mark your work using the answer sheet and correct any mistakes you may have made. 

Share your work with your teacher on Class Dojo to earn housepoints! :)


 13.05.20 Wednesday Reading Task (A Box of Pencils)

Your task today, is to read 'A Box of Pencils' by Gillian Cross.  (pg. 188-191)

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/9-12/book-hopes/

Once you've finished reading the story, use the template below to create your own Perspective Eye!  The task sheet below will explain the task in greater detail. If the link doesn't work, I've attached a copy of the text to access from here!  

Remember to send your work in to your teacher for extra housepoints :) Enjoy!


  11.05.20 Monday Reading Task  (Seeds & Weeds)

Welcome back, I hope you had a lovely weekend and enjoyed celebrating the 75th Anniversary of VE Day!

Today, I would like you to use your skimming and scanning skills to find the answers to our 'Seeds & Weeds' information text. Remember to read each question carefully and ask yourself "Which skill are they asking me to use?" 

Hint - highlight or underline key words in the question and text to help you to give the most relevant  answer. Take your time, use your skills knowledge and check your work afterwards! 

Miss Galbally :)


 06.05.20 Wednesday Reading Task

Your task today is linked to the story 'Memory Bottles' by Beth Shoshan. Your teachers will upload a copy of the video to your Class Dojo page, as I had a few technical glitches trying to upload to YouTube! :) 

Your task today, is to listen to the story and then think of three positive memories that you would put inside your own 'Memory Bottles'. These need to be linked to experiences you've had during your time at home, since school has been closed.

Think carefully, and try to explain the memory in as much detail as possible. This will help you to remember how you felt during this time, when you look back on the memory in years to come! 

Don't worry - If you can't print off the template, have a go at drawing your own three bottles instead - perhaps you can experiment with different shapes/sizes of bottles...get a little creative! :)


 04.05.20 Monday Reading Task

Time to practise your reading skills using a text about the Sun!

Remember to highlight the key information first, check you understand which skill the question is asking you to use and keep your answers concise!

Make sure you use the answer sheet to check and correct your answers, then send your fantastic work to your teacher on Class Dojo.

We still have lots of HPs to give out :)  Enjoy!


 29.04.20 Wednesday Reading Task 

Today, I would like you to focus on making and developing predictions! 

Look carefully at the picture, then read the blurb carefully to help build up a detailed prediction of the story.

Send your work to your teacher on Class Dojo for housepoints! :) 


 27.04.20 Monday Reading Task 

Your task today, is to read through the Roman Coin Newspaper Report and use your reading skills to answer the questions. Remember to read the text carefully, underline or highlight the key information, and think carefully about what the question is asking you to do!  After you've finished, mark your work using the answer sheet and correct any mistakes you may have made. 

Share your work with your teacher on Class Dojo to earn housepoints! :)


 22.04.20 Wednesday Reading Task

For this task, I have focused the questions on the skills we have been practising at school. I've included a range of true or false, multiple choice, inference and word meaning questions for you to have a go at!

Try to remember the tips and tricks your teachers have previously taught you!  For example: For the multiple choice questions, eliminate (exterminate) the least likely answers first, and then use your knowledge of the text to finish the question.   For word meaning questions, make sure you understand what the given word means first, then use your skimming and scanning skills to find the section you need. Finally, remember that you don't need to keep reading the whole text through over and over again - just skip back to the section you need!


 20.04.20 Monday Reading Task

Today, I would like you to use your skimming and scanning skills to find the answers to our 'Back to Earth' Newspaper Report. Remember to read each question carefully and ask yourself "Which skill are they asking me to use?" 

Hint - highlight or underline key words in the question and text to help you to give the most relevant  answer. Take your time, use your skills knowledge and check your work afterwards! 

Miss Galbally :)


30.03.20    Frostheart

Last week, 5H voted for a new class book, and the winner was Frostheart by Jamie Littler. I thought it might be nice to base some of our Reading lessons on this book, and share it with all of Year 5, rather than just 5H. I will continue to post videos of the book on the Wordsworth Youtube channel, so keep an eye out for them. I hope you enjoy listening. 

Miss Harvey   


In class, we have been reading 'Eleven' by Tom Rogers. 

We would love for you to write a book review about this class novel. 

What did you think about the book? How does it compare to the others we've read this year? Who was your favourite character? How did you feel at the end of the story? 

If you don't have any paper copies of the book review form, please find it below. Also feel free to create your own review page. 


If you're interested in doing some extra reading comprehension, check out the copy of First News on the 'All Year Groups' page. There are comprehension questions and quizzes available at different levels. 


We know that some of you are worried that you might not be able to complete our Bookworm challenge while you are off school. 

Please be reassured that if you continue to complete book reviews, we will ensure you will get your badge whenever we come back to school. If you're unsure which categories you have not yet completed, ask your teacher on Class Dojo and we will let you know.

Happy Reading :)