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Dunkirk Primary School

Dunkirk Primary School

Summer Term: Explanation Unit 11th May 2020

New unit: Explanations - The Heart and the Circulatory System 

Instructions for Lesson 1: The Heart and the Circulatory System on 11th May 2020

Reading: WAGOLL text 

Watch the video clip of the WAGOLL text being modelled.



Pause the video after each paragraph and have a go at reading the same paragraph out loud, practising your fluency and expression.

Writing: Understanding the Key Vocabulary (in red)


Open the attachment called 'WAGOLL text The Heart and Circulatory System'

Lots of things to do -

  • Draw out a table with four columns;
  • Column 1: Write out each key word;
  • Column 2: Find the word family for the key vocabulary; e.g., noun, verb, adjective;
  • Column 3: What do you think the vocabulary might mean?

     *  Column 4: Find the actual definition using a dictionary

Answers - see the attachment called ' below for the answers.


This might help you to set your work out but there is a copy attached below if you'd prefer to print it off:


Here are some excellent examples of the work received on 11th May 2020

Thank you to K and Y