Activity 1 Reading
Please read the story of Pandora’s Box from the bottom of page 10 – page 13. I have cut the ‘in the beginning’ part of the story out as otherwise it is too long. The God Zeus has just made the first woman and named her Pandora. Find out what happens to her. Tell someone in your house about the story.
Activity 2 Reading
Today, please read pages 36a, 37a and 37b of the story of King Midas from our class book. How is the retelling of the first part of this story different in this version to the video that you watched yesterday?
Activity 3 Reading
Today, please read the rest of the King Midas story pages 38a, 38b, 39a, 39b, 40a and 40b.
Activity 4 Reading
Today, you might want to give yourself a head start on the piece of reading for the English activity 4 – the comprehension: the quest of Perseus.
1 star=mild/spicy work
2 star=hot work
A printable copy is below the 2 star work should you prefer to print it.
Spend some time reading your next book on Bugclub!
Activity 5 Reading
Please end the week by going on to Newsround. Choose a story that you would like to read and then write a summary and your own headline to go with the story. Can you include alliteration or a pun in your headline as we did in class?
Activity 1 English
You should have just read the story of Pandora’s Box. Talk to someone in your house about the story. Do they know it? Now, I want you to think about the story and what you have read. Please use what you have read to reflect on the story on the activity 1 worksheet.
Activity 2 English
I would like you to watch the following animation about King Midas! It is quite different to the version that you have just started reading! We will look at those differences tomorrow so whilst you’re watching think about some of those similarities and differences!
We can all learn something from King Midas’ story!!
After you have watched the video, please do the following:
E.g. My Rule Book for Living by King Midas and Lisa
Activity 3 English
Today we are going to compare the two different versions of the story of King Midas. What is similar and what is different? Please write at least 5 things that are different and 5 which are the same. Which version do you prefer? Please say why. Also, why do you think that the versions are so different?
Activity 4 English
Today, I want you to find out about the quest of Perseus. Please read the comprehension and then answer the questions from 1-9. If you would like to write something for question 10, then please do.
For today: 1 star = mild/spicy and 2 stars = hot.
Go to Reading activity 4 above.
Activity 5 English
Today, I would like you to start making your own Greek creatures/monsters fact files! I have included 11 short descriptions of such creatures and 9 pictures. I would like you to read and match the creature to its picture. There will be 2 leftover! Please draw these creatures from the description! If you would like to draw some of the other creatures yourself or do some research on other Greek monsters then please do but use a children’s website when searching online. We will be adding to these fact file as we go through our unit so keep it somewhere safe!
Words of the week
These words are from the statutory Year 3 and 4 spelling list.
Word 1 - caught
Word 2 - ordinary
Word 3 - particular
Word 4 - knowledge
Word 5 - experience
As we were doing last week, please learn how to say the word, spell it, find out its definition and write 3 sentences with it in!