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Spelling

Spelling Words: Complete 2 tasks from the matrix. Also write each word in a sentence.

Spag Bols: “tt”

admittance
attached
boycott
butterfly
committed
flatten
forgotten
lattice
lottery
matter
palette
petticoat
scatter
silhouette
spaghetti

Cookies n Cream: “cc”

accentuate
acclimatise
accommodation
accountancy
accuracy
broccoli
eccentric
hiccough
moccasin
occasionally
occupation
occurred
successfully
succumb

Cheesecakes: “nce”

admittance
announce
bounce
conceal
conscience
convenience
convince
denounce
incense
intelligence
pronounce
provinces
residence
sequence
sincere

Chicken Schnitzels: “i”

irresponsible

illegible

immerse
impolite
inexpensive
illiterate

irresistible
impatient
immature

informal

inconsiderate
incapable
imperfect
irregular
inconvenient

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Independent Learning Task – Btn Fire Preparations

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4331558.htm

Answer the following questions in your English Books:

1. What was the main point of the Fire Preparations story?

2. In your own words, describe what a `burn-off’ is?

3. What three things make up the fire triangle?

4. A burn-off removes which part of the fire triangle?

5. Who plans and monitors a burn-off?

6. Why was the planned burn-off cancelled?

7. Name three things that can be done to contain a burn-off.

8. What can be done around your home or school to make them fire safe?

9. Illustrate an aspect of this story.

10. What do you understand more clearly since watching the BtN story?

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Guided Group – Asking Questions throughout reading

Asking questions during the reading process can help us focus on what we are reading, can give us a purpose for reading, and enables us to monitor our reading or check to see whether we are understanding what we are reading.

Questions we may use while reading:

“What does this mean?”
“Is this important?”
“How do I think this story will end?”                                                                               “What will this selection be about?”                                                                                 “What does this word mean?”                                                                                         “What did I learn?”                                                                                                             “Do I need to read this again?”

Read at least a chapter of your text.

Write 5 questions during reading.

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Group Learning Task – BtN Ocean Rubbish

Watch the following BtN story and answer the below questions in your English book.

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4301070.htm

1. Summarise the Ocean Rubbish story in your English book.

2. How many pieces of plastic end up in the world’s oceans every day?

3. How does plastic get into the ocean?

4. What can happen when plastics stay in the water for a long time?

5. What are microplastics?

6. Why are they harmful?

7. What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

8. Explain Boyan Slat’s idea to clean up the garbage patch.

9. Illustrate an aspect of the Ocean Rubbish story.

10. What can be done to prevent plastics from reaching the oceans?