THE Easter holidays have come and gone but school is still out and millions of parents once again face the daunting prospect of home-schooling their children.
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Today we dive into English, from basic verbs to understanding Shakespeare.
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Key Stage 3 – download here Answers (for parents) KEY STAGE 1: VERBS: 1. Talk, eat, fall, run, wash. 2. a) swam, b) barked, c) looked. 3. Check the child’s sentence. An example might be: I like to sing. 4. a) wrote, b) played, c) jumped. FULL STOPS: 1. Full stop goes after a) for, b) do, c) first, d) climb. 2. Box a and c. 3. a) Full stop goes after climber, mountain and peaks; b) Full stop goes after slowly and quickly. KEY STAGE 2: ADVERBS: 1. a) completely, b) comically, c) usually, d) sleepily, e) badly, f) totally, g) humbly; h) gently. 2. Any suitable adverb that makes a sensible sentence. MAKING VERBS: 1. a) deepen, b) shorten, c) standardise, d) apologise, e) elasticate, f) medicate, g) notify, h) purify. 2. a) intensify, b) glorify, c) realise, d) hasten, e) strengthen, f) classify, g) simplify, h) weaken. IRREGULAR VERBS: 1. a) hurt, b) put, c) ran, d) brought, e) fell, f) sent. 2. a) Yesterday, I ate my birthday cake. b) Last week, Jamilla bought a comic. c) Earlier today, Ali drew a picture. d) Last night, I was tired. e) When I was four, I could swim. KEY STAGE 3: 1. It is unrhymed. 2. Five. 3. The shipwreck image; Capulet’s fury at Juliet disobeying him; the planned church wedding; Capulet saying that God “lent” them Juliet, and the idea that she is a “curse”.
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