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Nightingale Academy

St Margaret's Primary Academy

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Week beginning 11.1.21

Lesson 1

Good morning!

Last week we introduced our next writing Topic - Diary Entries!

So far you have practiced using adjectives and past tense. Today you will be revisiting coordinating conjunctions and FAN BOYS.

Can you remember what FAN BOYS stands for?


Read the Teacher Notes PDF.

Watch the BBC Bitesize video -

Choose your challenge and complete the worksheet.

Lesson 2

Good morning!

Today you will be revisiting fronted adverbials for your diary entries.

What is a fronted adverbial? Watch this clip to find out!

Then you can play the game :)


Read Teacher Notes PowerPoint

Complete 2 challenges from Chilled, Mild, Hot or Spicy

Click "Turn in" on Teams to send your learning to us :)

Lesson 3

Good morning!

Today you are going to be sequencing events (put events of pompeii in order) and write sentences about each event.

This will help your research and knolwedge of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, ready to write a diary entry next week.

Times of the day to look for:

  • Morning of 24th August 79AD
  • 1PM
  • 3PM
  • 1AM-2AM 25th August 79AD

Read the Teacher Notes Powerpoint

Watch the video until 4minutes -

Write sentence using the keywords on the sheet.

Lesson 4

Good morning!

Today you will be using your 5 senses to describe.

What are the 5 senses? What are adjectives?

Imagine you were near an erupting volcano, what would you see? Hear? Smell? Taste? Touch? Use the video and the amazing description to think of your own amazing descriptive words. 


Read the Teacher Notes PowerPoint

Complete the mini challenges using the wordmat to help you.

Complete the Mild or Hot worksheet.

Make sure to upload your learning on Teams by clicking "Turn in" :)

We will be using this learning to write our diary entries next week!

Lesson 5

Good morning! 

Today you will be using your amazing adjectives to create Expanded Noun Phrases.

Read Teacher Notes Powerpoint and complete the mini tasks.

Complete the challenges using the wordmat to help you.

Submit your learning on Teams by clicking "Turn in"


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Founded in 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in country.

Registered Address: Henhurst Ridge Primary Academy Henhurst Ridge Burton-Upon-Trent DE13 9TQ Tel: 01283 246433 Email:

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