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Class 8

Welcome to the Class 8 Page.

Hope you have had a nice weekend.

For this week’s school work please look at the details below.

CPSClass8@corporationroad.darlington.sch.uk


Week Commencing 25th May

READING
WRITING

Spelling Rule

Your spelling rule for this week is spelling words with ‘sc’ that sound like ‘s’

Science, scent, scissors, scene, fascinate, scientist, scenery, crescent,

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/zt932nb Here is a short video clip to help you.

Practise writing the words and write the words in sentences to make sure you understand what the words mean.

You can also use the following website to practise your spelling rule by playing games.

https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/21/18-Words-with-the-sound-spelt-sc-(Latin-in-origin)

Writing

This week we are going to use a picture and our imagination to create a story. This is your OWN story there. Using the picture below write a story about what is happening in the picture. You will write this like any other story. It should have a beginning middle and end.

Use these questions prompts to help your imagination.

Don’t forget to include:

Don’t forget to check your writing for missing words, spellings and punctuation.

Use the sentence structure steps like we do in class:

  1. Say your sentence out loud
  2. Count how many words are in your sentence (using your fingers)
  3. Write your sentence down
  4. Re-read your sentence and check for any mistakes (punctuation, spellings, missing words etc.)

I have also added some SPAG activities for you to complete.

MATHS

Week Commencing 18th May

READING
WRITING
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Week Commencing 11th May

READING
WRITING
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Week Commencing 4th May

READING
WRITING

Using the reading text ‘Sharks’ I want you to write me a fact file about sharks. Use the text to help you. You could also do some of your own research and find out new information about sharks. Make sure you have information about sharks, what they eat, where they live etc. You could also draw a picture of a shark to make your fact file more interesting.  

Don’t forget to include: 

Don’t forget to check your writing for missing words, spellings and punctuation.

Use the sentence structure steps like we do in class:

  1. Say your sentence out loud 
  2. Count how many words are in your sentence (using your fingers) 
  3. Write your sentence down
  4. Re-read your sentence and check for any mistakes (punctuation, spellings, missing words etc.) 
SPELLING

Your spelling rule for this week is adding the ‘ous’ suffix.

Dangerous, obvious, outrageous, serious, poisonous, various, famous, jealous, nervous, adventurous.

Practise writing the words and write the words in sentences to make sure you understand what the words mean. 

You can also use the following website to practise your spelling rule by playing games.

https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/16/11-The-suffix-ous-1-of-2

MATHS

Week Commencing 27th April

READING
WRITING

Spelling Rule- 

Your spelling rule for this week is the sound ‘I’ spelt with a ‘y’

Gym, myth, Egypt, symbol, mystery, mystical, mysterious, crystal, hymn, system. 

Practise writing the words and write the words in sentences to make sure you understand what the words mean. 

You can also use the following website to practise your spelling rule by playing games.

https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/9/2-The-I-sound-spelt-y-elsewhere-than-at-the-end-of-words

Writing.

Using the reading text ‘George the Giant Tortoise’ I would like you to retell this story. I want this to be in your own words. Remember the sequence of a story. Beginning, middle and end.  

Don’t forget to include: 

Don’t forget to check your writing for missing words, spellings and punctuation.

Use the sentence structure steps like we do in class:

  1. Say your sentence out loud 
  2. Count how many words are in your sentence (using your fingers) 
  3. Write your sentence down
  4. Re-read your sentence and check for any mistakes (punctuation, spellings, missing words etc.) 
MATHS

Week Commencing 20th April

READING
WRITING

Spelling Rule- 

Your spelling rule for this week is Prefix, miss, ill, dis, in

disappoint, disagree, disobey, misbehave, mislead, misspell, inactive, incorrect, illegal, misfortune, discover 

Practise writing the words and write the words in sentences to make sure you understand what the words mean. 

You can also use the following website to practise your spelling rule by playing games.

https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/11/4-More-prefixes-1-of-3
https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/59/6-More-prefixes-3-of-3

Writing.

Using the reading text ‘Peter Rabbit’ I want you to write a letter to Mr McGregor from Peter Rabbit. As Peter you will need to apologise to Mr McGregor for entering his garden and stealing his vegetables. 

You can use the reading comprehension sheets to help you. 

Letter structure: 

Greeting- Who are you writing to? 

Opening- Why are you writing the letter? 

Main Body- This needs to include why you have been stealing? Is this a good/bad thing? Thoughts and feelings.

Conclusion- What are you going to do? Will you stop? Will you help Mr McGregor grow some vegetables? Will you work on the farm to repay him?

Closing- Who the letter is from.

Remember when writing your letter, you need to think- 

Is the letter formal or informal? 

Including sections and paragraphs to your writing. 

Address- Where is the letter going to? 

Give clear points and evidence. 

Don’t forget to include: 

Don’t forget to check your writing for missing words, spellings and punctuation.

Use the sentence structure steps like we do in class:

  1. Say your sentence out loud 
  2. Count how many words are in your sentence (using your fingers) 
  3. Write your sentence down
  4. Re-read your sentence and check for any mistakes (punctuation, spellings, missing words etc.) 
MATHS

Week Commencing 13th April

READING
WRITING

Spelling Rule

Your spelling rule for this week is Homophones and near homophones

not, knot, heel, heal, he’ll, male, mail, eight, ate, meet, meat, flour, flower

Practise writing the words and write the words in sentences to make sure you understand what the words mean.

You can also use the following website to practise your spelling rule by playing games.

https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/62/23-Homophones-and-near-homophones-3-of-4

Writing.

I want you to write a retell of the Last Supper. I have attached a link to a Power Point that gives you a brief overview of the story of the Last Supper. Do not copy this word for word, I want you to add detail and write about the key events.

You can use the reading comprehension sheets to help you. Don’t forget we have already read this story in our RE lesson and we have acted this out in groups. This will help you write you retell the story.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-5074-the-easter-story-powerpoint

Don’t forget to include:

Don’t forget to check your writing for missing words, spellings and punctuation.

Use the sentence structure steps like we do in class:

  1. Say your sentence out loud
  2. Count how many words are in your sentence (using your fingers)
  3. Write your sentence down
  4. Re-read your sentence and check for any mistakes (punctuation, spellings, missing words etc.)
MATHS

Week Commencing 6th April

READING
WRITING

Spelling Rule- 

Your spelling rule for this week is…. Here are the words you need to practise. 

Adding the suffix ly 

Sadly, happily, finally, comically, usually, angrily, badly, differently, beautifully, honestly, lovely, quickly

Practise writing the words and write the words in sentences to make sure you understand what the words mean. 

You can also use the following website to practise your spelling rule by playing games.

https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/13/8-The-suffix-ly

Writing.

I want you to write a diary entry from one of the children from the Railway Children story. You could be Bobbie, Phyllis or Peter. Write from their perspective, I want you to think about how they might have felt when the trees feel down onto the track and why they decided to help. 

You can use the reading comprehension sheets to help you. Don’t forget we have already read this story in our English lesson this will help you write your diary entry. 

Key points to think about when writing your diary- 

Key points when writing a diary entry:

Don’t forget to include: 

Don’t forget to check your writing for missing words, spellings and punctuation.

Use the sentence structure steps like we do in class:

  1. Say your sentence out loud 
  2. Count how many words are in your sentence (using your fingers) 
  3. Write your sentence down
  4. Re-read your sentence and check for any mistakes (punctuation, spellings, missing words etc.) 
MATHS

Week Commencing 30th March

READING
WRITING
MATHS

To access the work from week 1, please click here