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Monday - Watch the Nursery Rhyme 'The Grand Old Duke of York" Have a go at singing along and doing the actions. Read through the copy of the nursery rhyme and identify the rhyming words. Think about the 5 ws. who, what, where, when, why. Can you answer each of the questions? Who was marching? What were they doing? Where were they going? When did this happen? Why did it happen? Draw a picture to go with your 5 sentences. I have attached an information page about The real grand old Duke so you can find out a bit more about him.

Grand Old Duke Of York Nursery Rhymes

Enjoy our version of "Grand Old Duke of York". Lyrics of the rhyme:"Oh, The grand old Duke of York,He had ten thousand men;He marched them up to the top of t...

Tuesday - Work your way through the powepoint. We are looking at newspapers. If you have any newspapers at home, please show the children how a report is set up - headings, written in columns, catching. Once you have finished the powerpoint, correct the mistakes on the sample newspaper report about the Duke of York (eg he had 10,000 men, not 5,000 men)

Wednesday - Today you are going to plan your own newspaper report based on the Grand Old Duke of York. You can use the nursery rhyme or plan your own. Work through the powerpoint and then use the sheet to plan out your newspaper.

Thursday - Today you are turning all your ideas from the week in to a newspaper. Please work through the powerpoint and then write your newspaper report. Do feel free to use more than one page if needed.

Friday - Today we are going to add a bit of speech in to our newspaper report. A witness might add to a report by saying what they saw. Imagine you were this witness. What did you see? What did you think? Have a look through the powerpoint, thinking about past tense and then add some speech to your newspaper.