Well done everyone for today's hard work. Shout outs today go to Cezary in 4U who created a detailed and eye-catching comic strip and Olivia in 4V who made a fantastic clothing poster en Francais. Tres bien!
Also, take a look at this Horrible Histories song all about Dick Turpin that Harrison (4U) found when researching yesterday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYU-vSh7ORA
- What do you notice about the fourth and fifth lines in each stanza? The fifth line repeats or adds more description to the fourth line.
- What features tell us that this poem is not set in the present day? Old fashioned vocabulary such as French cocked-hat, breeches, rapier hilt. Mention of King George's men with muskets.
- What is a stable-wicket? p.IV A gate
- How does Alfred Noyes describe Tim the Ostler’s face? p.IV White and peaked
- What technique is used in the phrase ‘his hair like mouldy hay’? Simile
- Do you think Tim is a ‘goodie’ or ‘baddie’? Use evidence from the text to justify your answer. Your opinion - could reference the description of Tom e.g. eyes were hollows of madness.
- Find and copy one word that means the same as beautiful on p.V. Bonny
- What are the ‘black waves’? p.VI The landlord's daughter's hair.
Keep an eye on the blog tomorrow as we will be releasing details for a live 'Zoom' Year 4 story time that will take place Thursday.