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Blandford St Mary

Church of England Primary School

'Knowing we are loved, we learn and grow to be the best that we can be.'

Homework

Autumn 1 

Homework w/b 11.9.23

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Homework w/b 18.9.23

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Homework w/b 25.9.23

 

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Homework w/b 2.10.23

 

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Homework w/b 9.10.23

 

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Homework w/b 16.10.23

 

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HALF TERM HOMEWORK w/b 23.10.23

 

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Autumn 2

Homework w/b 30th October 2023 

 

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Homework w/b 6th November 2023

 

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Homework w/b 13th November 2023 

 

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Homework w/b 20th November 2023 

 

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Homework w/b 27th November 2023 

 

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Homework w/b 4th December 2023

 

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Homework w/b 11th December 2023

 

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Friday 15th December 2023- Times tables Flashcards

 

The children have made and brought home a set of times table flashcards to use over the Christmas holidays. Please encourage your child to practice these over the festive period! Little and often usually works best! Thank you so much and have a very Happy Christmas everyone. Mr Tough :) 

Spring 1

Homework w/b 8th January 2023 

 

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Homework w/b 15th January 2024

 

Reading-

Answer the following questions based on the text,' Nature Trail’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Write down all the rhyming words you can find in the first verse

2) Why do the squirrels visit the garden?

3) In the second verse, what adjective does the poet use to describe his garden?

4) Why do you think the poet thinks we all deserve a garden of our own?

5) Find 3 examples of apostrophes in the poem. Write them down and explain whether they are apostrophe of contraction of apostrophe of possession.

 

Maths- CGP Maths Book page. 27-28

Homework w/b 22nd January 2022

 

Reading 

Answer the following questions based on the text,' Dragons and Marshmallows’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Why do you think the author has used italics for some of the words in the text?

2) On line 10, why does the poem used the word ‘hmmmm’?

3) Where does Zoey where her goggles and why?

4) Find and list as many prepositions that you can find in the text.

5) Think of 5 adjectives to describe Sassafras. Explain why you have chosen them

 

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Homework wb. 29th January 2024

 

Reading 

Answer the following questions based on the text,' Anisha, Accidental Detective’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Why do you think there is a little star after the words ‘She’s making a right racket’?.

2) What do you think Anisha means when she says ‘ You’d think this too if you lived with my family’?

3) Why are the words ‘I DID’ in capitals and bold at the start of the fourth paragraph?

4) Write two adjectives written in the final paragraph

5) Why do you think the title is ‘High Adventure’? Explain using because

 

Maths- Complete p.30 in the Maths CGP book

Homework wb 5th February 2024

 

EnglishAnswer the following questions based on the text,' Daddy fell into the Pond’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Why do you think people grumbled on line 1?

2) Find and copy 3 adjectives from anywhere in the poem

3) What is the glossary for? Can you explain?

4) What happened in the poem that cheered everyone up?

5)There are inverted commas in the poem. Who is saying these words? 

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HALF TERM HOMEWORK wb 12th February 2024

 

English- Answer the following questions based on the text,' Robotic Baby Penguin’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Why do you think the penguins might be shy of the humans?

2) Which person led the scientist and film makers?

3) What part of Antartica was the robot deployed in?

4) Find and copy 5 examples of verbs from the text?

5) What does ‘trial and error mean’? How did the scientists use it in the text?

 

Maths- The children have all brought a set of times table flashcards to work on after being assessed on their times tables this week. Please practice these regularly over the break- little and often usually works best! When logging into TT Rockstars, please use the 'garage' game mode as I have set it up to be the same times table facts as on the flashcards. Thank you for your continued support and have a lovely half term everyone. Mr Tough.

Homework w/b 19th February 2024

 

English  Answer the following questions based on the text,' The Demon Headmaster’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Why do you think Dinah felt awkward in the first paragraph?

2) Describe how the children were standing near the start of the text?

3)What does ‘ reciting’  mean? Copy an example of the children reciting something from the text

4) Find and copy 3 examples of adjectives from the text. Remember an adjective describes a noun!

5) Why did Lucy used a scared voice in the last paragraph? Explain using because

 

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Homework w/b 26th February 

 

English- Answer the following questions based on the text,' Poems about Crocodiles’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) List 3 differences between the two poems

2) Which is the scarier crocodile? Explain using the word ‘ because’.

4) Find and copy three verbs from the poems

5) What does the word ‘ ignore’ mean in the second poem

 

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HOMEWORK W/b 4th March 2024

 

EnglishAnswer the following questions based on the text,' Why Do Adults Get Shorter?’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Why has the author used sub-headings in this text?

2) What happens to vertebrae as you get older?

3) How many discs have most people got?

4) Look at the second section. What happens with your back when you sleep?

5) Find three verbs in the text and copy them into your book

 

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HOMEWORK W/B 13th March 2024 

 

 

English- Answer the following questions based on the text,' Muhammad Ali in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Is the text fiction or non-fiction? How can you tell?

2) Think of three adjectives to describe Muhammad Ali. Use ‘because’ to describe why you have chosen them.

3) Who did Muhammad defeat in 1964 to become champion of the world?

4) How many years is it since Muhammad Ali retired?

5) Why did Muhammad refuse to join the army in 1967?

 

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HOMEWORK W/B 18th March 2024

 

EnglishAnswer the following questions based on the text,' High Adventure’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Find and copy an adverb from paragraph 1.

2) What words are used to describe Edmund when he was in Lower Sixth Form?

3) How does Edmund feel when he crawls into his bunkbed?

4) Give two adjectives Edmund uses in the final paragraph

5) Why do you think the title is ‘High Adventure’? Explain using because

 

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EASTER HOLIDAY HOMEWORK 2024 

 

English- Answer the following questions based on the text,' Poems about Crocodiles’ in the CGP Reading Book.

1) Can you find three adjectives in the text and write them down?

2) Describe one of the crocodiles using an expanded noun phrase.

3) Why do you think some people are scared of crocodiles?

4) Find and copy three nouns from the poems

 

 

Maths- CGP Maths book pages. 42-45.

 

Spellings- Your child has brought home their weekly spellings to learn. There will also be new weekly spellings to work on which will be uploaded on spelling shed for the second week of the holidays. The login details for this are stuck in the homework diaries.

 

Thank you for all your support and have a super Easter break.

 

 

Summer 1

HOMEWORK W/b 15th April 2024 

 

English

Replace the nouns with pronouns in the following sentences to make the sentences

less repetitive.

1. Oscar drew a picture. Oscar’s was pleased about Oscar’s picture. Oscar’s parents hung

his picture in his parent’s kitchen.

2. Peter took his favourite toy to school. Peter played with the toy at break time and all of

his friends wanted to watch him. Peter’s friends thought Peter’s toy was amazing.

3. ‘I wonder if mum could make a cake?’ thought Jane. If Jane helps mum to make the cake

then the cake will be baked much faster.

4. The actor was posing for the actor’s magazine photoshoot. The photographer asked the

actor to sit in various different positions so the photographer could get the best shots.

5. The dog and the cat were resting on the front porch when a loud bang of thunder roared

above the dog and the cat. Quickly, the dog and the cat dashed inside away from the

terrifying noise.

 

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HOMEWORK W/b 22nd April 2024 

 

English- Please see the conjunctions activity in your child's homework book

 

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HOMEWORK W/B 29th April 2024

 

Maths- Please see Money adding sheet

 

English- Please see the inverted commas activity 

HOMEWORK W/B 13th May 2024

 

English- Please see ' time conjunctions' activity 

 

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HOMEWORK W/B 20th May 2024

 

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English- Please ' past tense' activity

HOMEWORK W/B 10th June 2024

 

English- Please see the ' inverted commas' sheet

 

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HOMEWORK WB 24th June 2024 

 

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English- Synonyms for said activity sheet 

HOMEWORK WB 1st July 2024

 

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English- Please see ' fronted adverbials' sheet 

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