Complete the time table sheet below:
Have a look through the text from yesterday again.
Miranda and Prospero’s Back Story – Act 1, Scene 2
- ‘Tis far off
And rather like a dream than an assurance
That my remembrance warrants. Had I not Four or five women once that tended me?
- Twelve year since, Miranda, twelve year since,
Thy father was the Duke of Milan and A prince of power.
- My brother and thy uncle, call’d Antonio…
…he whom next thyself
Of all the world I loved and to him put
The manage of my state
- in my false brother
Awaked an evil nature…he did believe
He was indeed the duke
- they hurried us aboard a bark,
Bore us some leagues to sea; where they prepared
A rotten carcass of a boat, not rigg’d,
Nor tackle, sail, nor mast; the very rats
Instinctively had quit it
- Here in this island we arrived; and here
Have I, thy schoolmaster, made thee more profit
Than other princesses can that have more time
For vainer hours and tutors not so careful.
Can you remember what it means?
Look here again if you need help.
Now answer the following questions about the text:
1) What does tended mean?
2) How many women tended them?
3) How long have they been on the island?
4) What was Prospero’s title?
5) Who is Antonio?
6) What did Prospero give Antonio?
7) Does Prospero like his brother? How do you know?
8) Where did Antonio put Prospero and Miranda?
9) Was the boat nice? How do you know?
Banishment – the punishment of being sent away from a country or other place.
As we know from the scene before, Prospero’s brother (Antonio) decided that he wanted to take Prospero’s power and he decided to banish Prospero and Miranda.
Imagine that you are Prospero and write a diary entry about being banished.
Over the next week, we will be learning about percentages. What do you know about percentages?
Work through the information and tasks on the PowerPoint below:
Our topic this term is:
Do you know what classification means?
Complete the following investigation:
Why do we use classification? How is it useful?
Now let’s think about the classification of living things.
Have a look at the following website to find out more:
Write about what you have found out today.