Have a heart

In Science today we looked at how the heart works and worked in teams against the clock to label the various parts of the heart. Here is a great link (which will be included in your children’s homework tomorrow) that shows just how the blood flows around the body and in reoxygenated  by the lungs.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_ocr_gateway/the_living_body/

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Dost thou comprehend me Sirrah?

Today we began reading Romeo & Juliet and learnt some words that would have been used in Shakespeare’s time. Here are some that the children should be able to define.

Doth, thou, wast, writ, beseech, alack and sirrah.

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There is an interesting PDF in the link below that describes how Shakespeare effectively used language in his plays and prose.

http://www.rsc.org.uk/education/resources/shakespeares-language.aspx