Last Day of Term - Thursday 1st April
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Introduction video & Reading

Mr Stephens Introduction

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An introduction to the learning for the day and our reading session.

Morning Task



Times Tables

Follow the link below and choose Level 4 - Multiplication - Mixed Tables up to 12 or a times table you are struggling with.



Using the information you learned yesterday about angles complete the activity below - choose the level you think will be right for you - Mild is the easiest level, Spicy is the medium level, Hot is the most challenging level. If you find the level you've chosen too easy or too hard you can change which level you complete. 


WALT: use exciting vocabulary to describe a setting.

Using your pictures from yesterday write noun phrases for each of the senses to describe the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Using Tranio’s words and the pictures from the book, write a description of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius – it should be dark and scary as Tranio describes. Around your picture write expanded noun phrases, similes and metaphors to describe Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius.


Tranio was the son of Dion the actor and lived with his parents near the Theatre District of Pompeii. He’d often sneak to the harbour at the mouth of the River Sarnus and hide behind sacks of grain. There he’d watch pots of wine, oil and spices being carried to and from the ships, or fisherman unloading their rich catches.



Retrieval Questions


Where did Tranio live?


Tranio lived ____________________________________________________.


Where is the harbour?


The harbour is located ___________________________________________.



Inference Question


Why did Tranio hide behind the sacks of grain to watch the fisherman unload their produce?


I think Tranio hide behind the sacks of grain because _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.


Prediction Question


Who bought the wine, oil and spices being carried to and from the ships? Do you think Tranio’s family could afford to buy it?