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wc 1st June 2020

Friday 5th June 2020

LI: To use inverted commas


Now it is time to put everything you have learnt about inverted commas this week into practice.


Task 1

Task 2

Thursday 4th June 2020

LI: To use inverted commas

Look carefully at the picture of the procession. What is happening in the story in this picture? What has happened just before? What could happen next?


Task 1

Create a new ending. Imagine what will happen when the procession arrives at the zoo. Answer the questions below to help you create your ending.

Task 2

Write your new ending to the story. Include some direct speech. Remember to use a new line for a new speaker.




Wednesday 3rd June 2020

LI: To use inverted commas

Look at the picture of Duck and Bird above. What is happening in the story before this picture? What will happen just after?


Task 1

Imagine all the things that Duck and Bird might have said in their argument. What else might they have boasted about? How might they have insulted each other?


Write your ideas in a grid like the one below.

Task 2

Write a paragraph that tells this part of the story. Include some direct speech in your writing.


Tuesday 2nd June 2020

LI: To punctuate speech with inverted commas


Listen to the story again from yesterday.



Add speech marks to the sentences below. Add a reporting clause to number 5-10. You can use some of the synonyms listed below to help you.


For more information and to watch a video on inverted commas go to


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Monday 1st June 2020

LI: To summarise a story


Look at the front cover.

Task 1

Make some predictions by answering the questions below:

  • Who do you think the characters are in this book?
  • What do you think might happen? Why do you think this?


Listen to the story being read:


Were your predictions correct?


Task 2

Can you use the pictures below to help to summarise what happens.

Using the template below, write sentences for each picture to summarise what happens in the story.