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Lesson overview: To practise and apply knowledge of suffixes: -er and -est comparative and superlative, including test

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In this lesson, we will recap the rules associated with adding the suffixes -er and -est for comparative and superlative adjectives, look at some exceptions of the rules and learn a spelling practice strategy. The 10 spelling words set in the previous lesson will be revisited and tested.

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30 lessons in Sherlock Holmes - Mixed outcomes:

  1. To build knowledge of the historical context of the narrative
  2. To investigate homophones
  3. To explore simple and compound sentences
  4. To generate descriptive vocabulary
  5. To develop a rich understanding of words associated with cities
  6. To develop our knowledge of compound and complex sentences
  7. To practise and apply knowledge of homophones, including test
  8. To write a setting description (Part 1)
  9. To plan a setting description
  10. To write a setting description (Part 2)
  11. To develop understanding of the key characters
  12. To investigate suffixes: Past and present
  13. To explore complex sentences
  14. To write a character description
  15. To develop a rich understanding of words associated with looking or seeing
  16. To explore punctuating speech
  17. To practise and apply knowledge of suffixes: Past and present, including test
  18. To develop our understanding of punctuating speech
  19. To edit
  20. To write a narrative (free write)
  21. To identify the features of a persuasive letter
  22. To investigate suffixes: -er and -est comparative and superlative
  23. To develop our understanding of the context for a persuasive letter
  24. To explore relative clauses
  25. To develop a rich understanding of words associated with sadness and anger
  26. To practise persuasive techniques
  27. To practise and apply knowledge of suffixes: -er and -est comparative and superlative, including test
  28. To write the opening of a persuasive letter
  29. To plan the main body of a persuasive letter
  30. To write the main body of a persuasive letter