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W/C 01.06.20

Week Eight (01.06.20)



Please log in to Spelling Shed and complete the set word lists. The words for this week are set out below. If you do not have access to Spelling Shed complete a Look, Cover, Write, Check activity.


These words are form word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning.















Choose a book. Read the book. Share the story. Have a look at some questions you can ask for any book that you read. 


Click the link below to change the reading prompts into your home language. 


Reading Prompts



Writing weekly focus – Creative writing. 


Our key text this half term is The Lost Happy Endings by Carol Ann Duffy. The main character is Jub who lives in her cosy hole in a forest.


One of the key lines in the book is 'But tonight there were to be no happy endings!'.


This week we are going to try to write endings to some of the well known fairy tales we have  looked at before but without the happy endings.


What usually happens at the end of a Fairy tale? What happened to Little Red Riding hood? What happened to Cinderella?  What makes these 'happy endings'?

Why do you think these stories have happy endings? Do you think a story needs to have a happy ending?


Watch this video of Princess Smartypants. Its not a tradition tale of a princess but will help you to start thinking about how you can change a story!


What is different about the princess in Princess Smartypants compared to the princesses we usually read about?


Now listen to these 2 poems by John Agard which look at different versions of Fairy tales.


Your story ending doesn't need to be sad. Perhaps it could be funny. 


Imagine if the glass slipper did not fit Cinderella. What would she have done?

What if Grandma had eaten the wolf when he arrived dresses as Goldilocks?


Choose one of the traditional tales below:

Little Red Riding Hood

Hansel and Gretel


Sleeping Beauty or

Snow White


Write out your story using as much of the original you need to. You only need to change the ending.

You can use one of the templates attached if you need a bit more support.


Story frames/templates

Don't forget to upload your work to the Anson Blog! We love to see how you are doing and it's a great way to share with your friends and teachers!



Mathematics - Weekly Focus (Tenths as decimals)


White Rose Maths Go to


Just follow these five easy steps…


  1. Visit the White Rose Website.
  2. Click on the set of lessons for your child’s year group.
  3. Watch the video (either on your own or with your child).
  4. Find a calm space where your child can work for about 20-30 minutes.
  5. Use the video guidance to support your child as they work through a lesson.


Please access Summer Term Week 6 (w/c 01.06.20)  Tenths as decimals.

There are videos and activities to do.


There are four lessons each week

There is a video with a teacher giving you instructions and then an activity to download. You can download all the activities for this week below.


White Rose work sheets w.c. 01.06.20


White Rose answer sheets w.c. 01.06.20




Children need regular breaks and exercise. If you have a safe outdoor space please ensure you get some fresh air and exercise. Regardless of your available space you can join Fitness Coach Joe Wicks on Youtube for 30 mins of great exercise (search for 'P.E. with Joe').


Brent Music Service - fabulous music learning


Parents - watch this video to see what the BMS Music'sCool website is like, and click on this link to register for access to it.