Welcome to Chestnut class
Summer 1 2021
Mrs Helen Pearce – MON TUES WED
Mrs Barbara Rodel – WED THURS FRI
Dear Chestnut class children and parents,
We hope you enjoyed your Easter break and you have managed to have a rest, some chocolate and some fun. Our PE days will be Tuesday and Thursday this half term. Please bring the homework to school by Friday 21st May.
We look forward to all the learning we will enjoy together.
Here are our beans and our plant investigation.
Home Learning Summer Term
Our topic Summer 1
English writing stimulus
Alan Peat sentences
Use the picture to write and practice sentences with B.O.B.S (but or because so)
The dogs ate the biscuits because... They were really small but... Were the biscuits magic or... The dogs had grown so... BOBS sentences
BOBS sentences use the conjunctions but, or, because, so:
The princess was intelligent, but she was scared of the witch.
The princess had to stay in the tower, or the witch would cast a spell.
The witch was smiling, because she felt powerful.
The princess was frightened, so she did as she was told.
Alan Peat sentences introduced in year 2
What had happened when Brian fed the biscuits to his dogs?
How quickly did they grow to this size do you think?
Did Brian give the biscuits to anything/anyone else?
Have the creatures stopped growing?
How will Brian keep them as pets?
What are the benefits/problems with having such enormous pets?
Is there a way for Brian to restore his animals to their original size?
Brian had often bought things from the market that had turned out to be not quite how they seemed.
These dog biscuits certainly gave him a surprise! One morning...