English – Tuesday 22nd June

Read through the next section of the text about Howard Carter.
Here is some vocab you might need.

annexe- an extra room joined on to a main building.

The shop had an annexe out the back where they stored all the stock.  

sarcophagus- a decorated stone coffin (usually from Ancient Greece, Rome or Egypt).

The body was buried in a sarcophagus.

intended- planned or meant for .

The present was intended for Sam, but Joe grabbed it instead.

What do you notice about the text?
Practise reading the text out loud- remember to pause at punctuation marks and use expression.
Why do you think one section is in italics?
Grammar
Complete this lesson on relative clauses
Can you add extra information using a relative (or embedded) clause to these sentences?
Howard Carter was a famous Egyptologist.
Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered in the Valley of the Kings.
The tomb had four chambers.
Inside the tomb were untold riches and treasure.

2 thoughts on “English – Tuesday 22nd June

  • 22nd June 2021 at 10:51 am
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    i notice the text describes things about tutankhamuns tomb and makes the paragraphs short and sharp so then it wont go into to much detail but atleast it would show us how precsious it is.
    i think one section is in italics because maybe it describe the value of the tomb to tutankhamun and how it is worth alot and precsious then anything in the tomb so its maybe describing the way how it was one of the most fabulous things in history or just to him.

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  • 22nd June 2021 at 2:10 pm
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    I notice about the text is there is puntion and I th8nk it is a non cronalogical report because it is in paragraphs and there is lots of exsplaing

    The reason why the word was in etalics. Is because they want it to stand out and for you to say it in a different w@y to use expression

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