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Complete the following questions in your Home Learning Journal.
Hours and hours had passed, and she hadn’t seen a soul. The monotony of trudging through this seemingly never-ending labyrinth was tiring, and her eyelids felt heavy. The heady scent of the pine sap and earthy moss added to her lethargic state. She felt as if she could close her eyes and sleep for a thousand years. She knew she couldn’t though; being trapped in the woods when night fell wouldn't be a wise move. Making the most of the remaining daylight would be crucial, she knew.
A great sense of foreboding filled her, and she had a tight feeling in her chest. The trees around her, like sentinels protecting the gods of the forest, seemed to bear down upon her. The dense army of pine trees threatened her from every side. There was only one path forward, and she took it hesitantly, not knowing what awaited her in the distance…
Answer the following questions in your Home Learning Journal.
What does the fact that she is ‘trudging’ through the forest tell you about how she is feeling?
What does ‘lethargic’ mean?
Why would ‘making the most of the remaining daylight’ be crucial?
Why are the trees compared to sentinels?
What might happen in the forest when night falls? What is she so afraid of?
Who might ‘she’ be?
Have you ever been lost? What does it feel like?
Here are this week's spellings. They all have a hyphen. Write each word down three times.
Read a book from home, listen to a story on Storyline Online or login into Oxford Owl here. Click on 'My class login' and enter the username: studley password: studley
Read the two pages of information about the functions of the circulatory system and then answer the comprehension questions in your Home Learning Journal.
1. What are the three mains parts of the circulatory system?
2. Which is the most important part of the circulatory system? Give reasons for your answer.
3. Why is it called the ‘circulatory’ system?
4. ‘The capillaries just connect arteries and veins so aren’t very important.’ Is this statement a fact or an opinion?
5. Which part of the lungs are directly connected to another part of the circulatory system? How do you know?
6. What is the role of the intercostal muscles and diaphragm?