She turned in the saddle and looked behind her. Emma could see the others gaining on her.
Digging in her heels, she whispered some words of encouragement in the ostrich’s ears as it burst into full speed. They were making good time, but there was so far still to go…
Can you continue the story? Who is chasing Emma? Is this a race or is she on another adventure?
Choose the appropriate punctuation for the following sentences.
! ? .
Stop You’re going too fast
Am I going to make it to the finish line
She told herself that it was going to be fine
Can you use all of these pieces of punctuation in your own writing?
These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help?
The ostrich pointed its neck forward and ruffled its feathers. Together they went across the ground.
What do you think it would feel like to ride an ostrich?
How do you think the ostrich feels about being ridden?
What top-tips would you give Emma to help her win the race?
How do you think riding an ostrich would be different from riding a horse?
What thoughts do you thing are going through Emma’s mind?
Imagine you can see through Emma’s eyes. What can she see behind her? Draw/describe what you have imagined.
Have a look at http://www.iseemaths.com/home-lessons/ . First watch today's video, pausing it to try out ideas, then have a go yourself.
Parents can sign up for information about maths at home here... https://iseemaths.us17.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=527e50946a2698d276f30fd2d&id=deb3b1a865 .
Visit https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/ and watch the video for Summer Term Week 2 – Lesson 1- Round decimals. The video will really help with the activities, which can be found below (with the answers too):
Think about somebody you love...can you explain why you love them?
Perhaps you could make them something which explains to them why you love them.
...the possibilities are endless!