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Week 6 - 06.07.20

Week 6 - Coastal Features 


This week, your reading will help you with your adventure tasks as it's all about the coast. It will also help you with your writing task as it is a non-chronological report.

Day 1 - Vocabulary 

Today, your task is to read the text and write down the meaning of each of the highlighted words from the text. Use a dictionary or thesaurus to help you. 

Day 2 - Comprehension 

  1. Is the text fiction or non-fiction? How do you know?
  2. What is meant by the term erosion?
  3. What features of the coast are caused by erosion?
  4. What are your views on coastal conservation?
  5. What mammals can be seen on the coast?
  6. What is the mean threat to our UK coasts?
  7. What non-fiction features are used in the text?
  8. How do the pictures help the reader to understand the content of the text?
  9. Summarise what the text is about?
  10. Use a dictionary to find the meaning of the word 'conservation'.
  11. The test says "Children and adults need to be educated on what can happen when animals and plants get trapped in the rubbish that travels in our seas?" Where could you find out what happens to the animals and plants?


Day 3 - SPAG 

Today, you're going to combine your SPAG knowledge with your reading knowledge! Complete the questions on the activity sheet below. 

Day 4 - All About Our Coasts

Today, you're going to read another text about the coast. Spend today reading the text and finding out any words that you don't understand. While reading, think about how it is different to the previous text as we will be focusing on this tomorrow. 

Day 5 - Text to Text Connections

Today, you are going to compare the texts you have read this week using this Venn Diagram. Then in detail, write a paragraph that explains the similarities and a paragraph that explains the differences.