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Week 2 - 8/6/20 - 12/6/20




TBAT identify 1s, 10s, 100s and 1,000s

TBAT retrieve and explain

Read chapters 1 and 2 of ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox (Book in English Resources).


  1. How many farms were in the valley?
  2. What were the farmers’ names?
  3. What does Boggis keep?
  4. What does Bunce farm?
  5. What does Bean’s farm produce?
  6. Where does Mr Fox live?
  7. How did Mr Fox always avoid getting caught?


  1. Use one word to describe each of the farmers.
  2. Explain your choice.
  3. Summarise the farmers’ plan in twenty words or less.

Lesson 1: LO: TBAT find local sculptures.


When you are walking around your local area, have a look at some of the sculptures you come across. Examples include the Princess Pocahontas statue and the Queen Elizabeth II statue. (This can instead be done by looking at photographs on the internet with adult permission if unable to leave house, or by looking at the example photographs.)


It may be useful to take a photograph of the sculpture to help with later lessons.


Pay close attention to any information plaques you can find. You may wish to take a rubbing, a picture, or to write some notes – this will be helpful for later.

TBAT add two 4-digit numbers – no exchange

TBAT add conjunctions

Read chapter 3 of Fantastic Mr.Fox.


Today we will look at joining clauses (sentences) together using conjunctions (linking words).


What conjunctions do you know?

e.g. and, but, when, then, so, while, because

Say a sentence out loud using each of these conjunctions or any others you have thought of.


Read the Chapter 3 summary. Re-write the paragraph using the conjunctions at the top of the page.


Read chapter 4, 5, 6.


Challenge: Change the opening of some of the sentences to make it sound more interesting.  

TBAT add two 4-digit numbers – one exchange

TBAT understand vocabulary and use inference

Read chapter 7 and 8 of Fantastic Mr Fox


  1. What phrase shows anger on Page 29?
  2. Find a phrase that means promise on Page 29.
  3. What does ‘wafted’ mean? Can you think of some synonyms for it?


  1. Why did the men stop for the day?
  2. Why does Bean smile a sickly smile?
  3. Why do the farmers put tents up?
  4. Why does Boggis hold a chicken near the hole?


  1. Predict if the farmers will be able to starve the foxes out.


Read chapter 9 and 10

Lesson 2:LO: TBAT make observations about local sculptures.


Choose one of the sculptures that you came across in lesson 1.


Why do you think your sculpture was made?

What impact do they have in the local area?

Can you find any other interesting facts about your sculpture?


TBAT Add two 4-digit numbers – more than one exchange

TBAT sequence events

Read chapter up to the end of chapter 13.


Focusing on chapter 12 and the moment that Mr Fox comes across Badger (p.46), we are going to be thinking about what has happened to Badger.


TASK: Sequence the events that have happen to Badger. Using the ‘Sequencing events’ sheet – pit these statements in the correct order.


Challenge: Write your own sequence of events without using the prompt sheet.


Lesson 3: LO: TBAT design a site-specific sculpture.


Think about a park near you. Examples include Woodlands Park, Wombwell Park and Jeskyns.


You will be designing your own sculpture that will be put into your local park. Your sculpture should be of a famous person, someone that will inspire others.


Think about a sculpture that you think would enhance the community. This means that it will make people happy, and will make the community a better place.


Remember to write some information about your person that will be used on your plaque.


For example:


our longest reigning monarch.




20th June 1837 - 1897

TBAT complete the arithmetic practice test.

 TBAT complete the Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar task.


Please note: there are 3 SPAG mats attached, each with vary difficulty. Pick the one that is most appropriate for your level.