Homework Booklet 2 Y9


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Homework Booklet 2 Y9

  1. 1. S A F UVG RVO 1
  2. 2. Week 1Confusable words: There / Their there = place/situation their = belonging to theme.g.: The neighbours found their cat under that tree there.Section A:1) There/Their is no cake in there/their tin.2) At there/their house there/their are two dogs.3) Where is there/their letter telling of there/their plans?4) There/Their is a stranger sitting there/their.5) I’ve lost there/their ball; it was there/their yesterday.6) There/Their are no eggs in there/their nest.7) Look on the tree; there/their are five apples there/their.8) Oh dear! There/their cat ate there/their budgie!9) That’s there/their new LP on sale there/their.10) There/Their, that’s enough of there/their troubles. Let’s talk about the fun they had there/their, visiting there/their cousins.Section B:NOW YOU TRY1) Write two sentences using ‘there’.2) Write two sentences using ‘their’.3) Write two sentences using both ‘there’ and ‘their’. 2
  3. 3. Week 2Confusable words: Know / Now / No know = knowledge/information/certainty now = at this time/immediately no = not/negativee.g.: No, I know their cat is not under that tree now.Section A:1) If you know/now/no the answer, don’t say know/now/no. Answer the question know/now/no.2) Know/Now/No one will laugh if they know/now/no their manners know/now/no – it’s unkind.3) Know/Now/No we have to know/now/no our work for the test, or get know/now/no praise.4) Know/Now/No one will know/now/no me know/now/no that I have cut my hair.5) They know/now/no we have know/now/no T.V. know/now/no that we’ve been burgled.6) I know/now/no we have know/now/no money, but I want new clothes know/now/no.7) Know/Now/No, I don’t know/now/no what the time is know/now/no.8) I don’t know/now/no her address.9) I won’t go know/now/no, I’m tired.10) I have had know/now/no sleep, my tooth was too sore.Section B:NOW YOU TRY1) Write two sentences using ‘know’.2) Write two sentences using ‘now’.3) Write two sentences using ‘know’, ‘now’ and ‘no’. 3
  4. 4. Week 3Confusable words: Where / Were / We’re where = question about place were = the past tense of ‘are’ we’re = we aree.g.: Where were you all day? We’re going to be late.Section A:1) If you where/were/we’re in town, where/were/we’re are the groceries? Where/were/we’re waiting for supper.2) Where/Were/We’re will they go while where/were/we’re on holiday?3) Where/Were/We’re you surprised that where/were/we’re going to the village where/were/we’re you where/were/we’re born?4) They where/were/we’re so rude that where/were/we’re never going there again, though where/were/we’re not sure where/were/we’re else we can go.5) Where/Were/We’re are the books that where/were/we’re on the table yesterday?6) No, where/were/we’re not going to swim, we where/were/we’re there yesterday.7) Where/Were/We’re you late this morning?8) Where/Were/We’re do you catch the bus?9) Where/Were/We’re looking at photo-albums now.10) Where/Were/We’re sure you where/were/we’re hiding where/were/we’re we saw you earlier.Section B:NOW YOU TRY 1) Write two sentences using ‘where’. 2) Write two sentences using ‘were’. 3) Write two sentences using ‘where’, ‘were’ and ‘we’re’. 4
  5. 5. Week 3Confusable words: Where / Wear where = question about place wear = be dressede.g.: Where is the dress I want to wear to the party?Section A:1) Where/Wear is the shirt you have to where/wear to school?2) At home, where/wear no one sees me, I where/wear grubby, old clothes.3) Where/Wear the green top while I try to remember where/wear I put the purple one.4) Where/Wear is the stranger sitting?5) We’re all going to where/wear black jeans tomorrow.6) Where/Wear were the nests you saw?7) Where/Wear do people go these days to where/wear ball gowns?8) What will you where/wear if your jeans aren’t dry yet?9) Where/Wear is their new LP on sale?10) Where/Wear were the shoes you wanted to where/wear?Section B:NOW YOU TRY 1) Write two sentences using ‘where’. 2) Write two sentences using ‘wear’. 3) Write two sentences using both ‘where’ and ‘wear’. 5
  6. 6. Pupils to spend 10 mins onthese spellings, memorisingthem or working with a partner.Teacher to test them after thetime. OR Word Games (wordsearches – hangman) Week 4 Key spellings 1. You should always keep vicious dogs separate from children. 2. If you know the person’s name, write ‘Yours sincerely’ at the end of the letter. 3. The British army is made up of over 100,000 soldiers. 4. Food goes into your stomach to be digested. 5. The Romans built many of the straight roads we have in England. 6. Success comes to those who work hard. 7. “Surely there’s another way?” he cried. 8. To volley a football you must have a good technique. 9. Some people believe there is too much technology in the world today. 10. Tomorrow will be Saturday. Hurray! 6
  7. 7. 1. Unfortunately there was no-one to meet her at the airport.2. Wednesday is always a good day for reading.3. The typical weight of a Siberian tiger is 181 kilograms (400 pounds).4. When Albert put the bucket on his head, Raoul and Araminta decided that he was weird.5. There are more women than men living in Wales. 7
  8. 8. Pupils to spend 10 mins onthese spellings, memorisingthem or working with a partner.Teacher to test them after thetime. OR Word Games (word Week 5 Key spellingssearches – hangman) 1. He kept a diary for twelve months. 2. The magician made all the rabbits disappear. 3. “I’m sorry to disappoint you,” said the blond- haired man, “but I’m not John Wilkinson.” 4. His grandmother always tried to embarrass Wilbur by kissing him in front of his friends. 5. “I want to enquire about a missing person.” 6. The Earth’s environment is under threat. 7. “I demand an explanation for this frog!” yelled the Maths teacher. 8. February is the coldest month. 9. The lion looked fierce. Michael pretended not to notice. I want an apology. Furthermore I expect all my money back. 8
  9. 9. Week 6 Emotive PhrasesKnowing when to avoid bias Emotive language makes you think and feel aCan you change these emotive phrases into neutral ones? certain way. The language carries with it a a. The bear ripped him to shreds. image. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ b. The woodland was ravished by a terrifying blaze. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ c. He shovelled the greasy burger into his mouth as if he were starved. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ d. She shrieked as the thug yanked the handbag from her arm. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ e. The crumbling school buildings are a death-trap. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________Find and highlight the following features in the speech below. Emotive Language repetition alliteration rule of three Everybody knows that litter is dirty and dangerous. So why do we just dropour litter? Rats are attracted to places with lots of litter, such as our school. Now, youmight have an idea of rats as cute and cuddly, but they actually spread dangerousdiseases as chlorea, typhus and leptospirosis. We do not want these around our school,so why do we just drop our litter? We need to make a stand. We need to make a difference. You need to make adifference. Firstly, take responsibility for your own actions. Put litter in a bin or your bag. Secondly, take responsibility for our community. Challenge anyone you seedropping litter. Explain what the consequences could be and ask them to put theirlitter in a bin. Finally, if you see a piece of litter, don’t walk over it: deal with it. By doingthis you will see a difference. 9