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Week beginning 17.1.22



Watch the Powerpoint and then carry out the forces investigation. Use the  sheet to record your predictions and results. You can send photos to me too.



Find the meaning of these words:

  • labyrinth
  • taunt
  • humiliate

You could use this online dictionary.

Theseus and the Minotaur

Watch the video story.


Read a different version of the story and then complete the sheet about vocabulary to describe the characters.


    Challenge: Rewrite the story. Take your time (even over several days)

    Try to do the following:

    • include interesting adjectives
    • use adverbs 
    • start sentences in different ways (see the fronted adverbials word mat for ideas)
    • have a little bit of speech for dramatic effect
    • think where you need to start a new paragraph (new person, new place, new time)

    Other ideas

    Draw a picture to show part of the story of Theseus and the Minotaur

    Look at the maze homework to make your own maze