Week beginning: 11th May 2020
The children have a Maths and English task set daily and one Topic, Science and Spellings task which can be completed at any point over the week. Please scroll down to find the weekly activities at the bottom of this page.
Encourage your child to read daily and complete their reading record.
If you would like to access stage books online, please go to:
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page and use the login details that have been emailed to you. See slide below if you have problems accessing it:
They could listen to extracts of stories using the following link: https://www.booktrust.org.uk/ and click on the ‘Home Time’ section. Perhaps they could read along to ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ using this link: https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/rumble-in-the-jungle/
Maths: Watch the video on White Rose using the link below. You will need to click on ‘Week 2’ and play the video in ‘Lesson 3 – Make equal groups’. Then complete the activity sheet below on making groups.
English: Your work today is carrying on from the work last week on ‘The Secret of Black Rock’. Today you are completing Task 5: Create it. There is an additional sheet below with ideas for the task.
Maths: Watch the video on White Rose using the link below. You will need to click on ‘Week 2’ and play the video in ‘Lesson 4 – Add equal groups.’ Then complete the activity sheet below on adding equal groups.
English: Watch the whole story of ‘The Secret of Black Rock’ using the video link below. Describe the picture from the story in the activity sheet below. You can use the writing template on the sheet or write sentences into your exercise books.
Maths: Practise adding in equal groups using objects around your house. For example, you could make 3 groups of 2 using Lego, pasta, beads or building blocks. Complete the sheet below on adding equal groups. There are 3 levels of challenge so choose the activity you feel you can complete. Use objects/resources to help you work out the questions when needed.
English: Watch the whole story of ‘The Secret of Black Rock’ again using the video link below. Write a book review with your thoughts of the book. There are 2 different optional book review templates you could use or you could write your review in your exercise book.
Maths: Watch the video on White Rose using the link below. You will need to click on ‘Week 2’ and play the video in ‘Lesson 5 – Make arrays.’ Then complete the activity sheet below on making arrays.
English: A Purple Mash activity has been set for you. Please log in to complete this task. Additionally, you could complete the grammar activity mat below. There are 3 different levels of challenge so work on the one you feel you can complete.
Maths: A Purple Mash activity has been set for you. Please log on to complete this task on repeated addition and arrays. Additionally, you could complete the sheet below on making arrays. There are 3 levels of challenge so choose the activity you feel you can complete.
English: Write some sentences using the suffixes ‘er’ and ‘est’. You can use some of the ideas on the activity sheet below to help you write your sentences or you can use it as a writing template. You can use the presentation below to help you.
Practise your spellings daily using one of the activities from our school's spelling approach. A spelling test will be set on Friday through Purple Mash.
Our Science topic this term is ‘Plants’.
This week we are looking at deciduous and evergreen trees and the difference between them. You can use the presentation below and tree photos to learn about the two different types of tree. Can you go on a tree hunt and see if you can spot deciduous or evergreen trees? Can you collect any leaves? Perhaps you could take some photos or use the tree hunt activity sheet below.
Our topic this term is called ‘In Grandma’s Day’. In this topic we will be looking at changes within living memory. Our first focus will be on toys.
This week you are thinking about how dolls used to be made and how this compares to dolls today. Can you have a go at making your own sock doll? You can use things that you have around the house. See the presentation below for ideas.
Ruth Miskin is doing live phonics streaming daily with different sets of speed sounds. She holds sessions at 9.30/10.00/10.30 in the mornings. This follows the same format as our phonics sessions in school. The children can practise set 2 and 3 sounds.
You could practise phonics daily using the weblink listed below.
Keep an eye on the English resources section of our class webpage as we will be adding phonics resources and sounds that the children can practise. This week we have added nonsense words with additional sounds to practise.
Follow the BBC Bitesize link below for a video and activities on body percussion. Have fun joining in with some of the activities!
PSHE and wellbeing:
You can carry on reading the diary of Harold the giraffe using this link: https://www.coramlifeeducation.org.uk/harolds-daily-diary
Optional creative activity:
Ocado need your help! They are redesigning some of their vans and they want to put children’s masterpieces on the side of real vans. You can win different prizes, including £500 for the school. Please use the link to find out more information about this competition.