Learning Support – English

Learning Support – English
Mrs McGovern 
15th -26th June 

Mrs McGovern can be contacted during school hours by emailing lmcgovern@scoillorcain.com



How are you? I hope you got to see some friends over the last week or so. 

It’s great to see everyone again isn’t it? 

The following work is for the next fortnight. Pick and choose what you think is the most suitable and interesting for you. There is some reading and some fun relaxation ideas too.
Stay safe and take care, If you need anything at all just email me on my school email address.
Kind regards, 
Mrs McGovern 
Reading Books 
This website helps you to make your own comic books. It gives funny ideas for stories and story starters. It has articles from newspapers and really interesting topics to write about. 
This one is very funny! Its by Bill Zimmerman who writes for the page “Something to Write About” 
I bet you have some very funny stories you can type about on your laptop. When you have your story typed out, try using the blank comix templates and copy and paste pictures and text into them. 
This website has lots of books about animals. You can choose from the animal you most want to learn about, there are also exhibits to show you about them. Alternatively, I have chosen three articles for you to read, with comprehension questions below. 
Brown Bears 
https://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/home#article/ar830246 This article is about the brown bear. It gives lots of facts and details about brown bears. There is even a video of a bear catching fish! 
Comprehension questions:
1. What do brown bears like to eat?
2. What is the biggest brown bear?
3. What do Polar bears do well?
4.  How long do bears live?
The Cat
The article above is about the cat.
1. What other animals are members of the cat family?
2. What country do domestic cats originally come from?
3. What sense for Cats have that is stronger than ours? 
4. How do cats keep themselves clean?
5. Why do cats rub off our legs? 
The Cheetah
The Cheetah is the topic of the article above.  
1. What colour are cheetahs?
2. How fast can they run?
3. When do they hunt?
4. Who do cheetahs live with?
Relaxation and meditation Ideas 
Relaxation music
This one starts quite loudly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABPOj3wSrvI
“Bulldog finds his quiet place”