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Whitchurch Combined School

Growing Today, Ready for Tomorrow

Whitchurch Combined School

Growing Today, Ready for Tomorrow

3/12/2010

Despite the change in setting and the famous glass slippers being substituted by leather ones with toes of rose-red gold, Year 4 class has enjoyed becoming familiar with a more exotic version of Cinderella.

Similar to the original, there was a Greek slave girl named Rhodopis who married the Pharaoh Amasis. A trio of servant girls undertake the roles of the wicked stepsisters, a kindly master acts as the fairy godmother with a handsome pharoah filling the shoes of Prince Charming.

 

Please see the full story attached as a Power Point presentation then ask your child to summarise the main ideas from the text following the sub-headings on the sheet.

 

Spellings: 

Words with a /shuhn/ sound, spelt with ‘cian’

Chilli: musician, politician, electrician, magician, mathematician, dietician, statistician, technician, clinician and beautician.

 

Hot: musician, politician, electrician, magician, mathematician, dietician, statistician, technician, made and make.

Times tables focus: 11 x tables

Whitchurch Combined School Values

Be Kind
  • No matter how tough your day has been for you: always be kind - Emily, Year 5.
Be Respectful
  • Accept people's ideas or games you might play on the play ground - Edward H, Year 5.
Be Proud
  • Being proud to me is doing your best work and looking for ways to improve - Freddie, Year 5.
Be Resilient
  • You don’t give up! You keep trying your best until it gets easier! - Henny, Year 5.
Be Curious
  • Being Curious to me is asking questions, being interested and wanting to try new things - Edward W, Year 5
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