Week beginning: 22nd June 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.
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 ‘Hugless Douglas’ using this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLDe74j1F52zQ51fqNpKV07E71knNl8HFn&time_continue=10&v=BXe2_kxA8Wg&feature=emb_logo
Maths: Watch the BBC Bitesize video on ‘Chronological order’ using the link below. You can also try the activity underneath the video. Please complete the activity sheet on ‘Before and after’. There are 3 levels of challenge so choose the sheet you feel you can complete. Take a look at the ‘Time maths knowledge organiser’ to help you with your work this week.
English: This week we are completing activities based on the book ‘The Dark’ by Lemony Snicket. Please complete Task 1: Explore it. Use the questions to help you discuss the book. You can record your answers to the questions if you would like but this is completely optional.
Maths: Try the activity sheet below on ‘Dates’. There are 3 levels of challenge so choose the sheet you feel you can complete. You can use the videos below to help you practise the days of the week and the months of the year. There is also a 2020 calendar you can look through.
English: Please complete Task 2: Illustrate it. Use the questions to discuss your ideas (you do not need to record your answers but you can if you wish). Once you have discussed your ideas, try drawing them.
Maths: Watch the BBC Bitesize video on ‘How to tell the time’ using the link below. Can you make or draw your own clock? You can use the templates below or look at the ideas to make your own clock.
English: Complete Task 3: Talk about it. Discuss the questions and record some of your ideas.
Maths: Try the activity sheet below on ‘Time to the hour’. There are 3 levels of challenge so choose the sheet you feel you can complete. You can use the link below to watch a video on telling the time to the nearest hour or look at the ‘Telling the time’ presentation to help you.
English: Complete Task 4: Imagine it. Use the questions to discuss the story and record some of your ideas. This will help you when you are doing your writing tomorrow.
Maths: Choose one of the activities on telling the time. There are different choices of activity below. A Purple Mash activity has been set for you. Please log in to complete the task.
English: Complete Task 5: Write it. Try to write a letter to Laszlo to make him feel better about the dark. There are 3 template options below that you could use to write your letter.
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.
We have completed our Science topic on plants so we will be spending the rest of this term visiting the areas of Science that we still need to look at or need to revise.
This week we are going to look at the season of Summer. We need to think about the weather, what happens to plants and trees in the Summer and how these change from the different seasons. Have a look at the presentation below on Summer. Complete the activity on ‘Changes around Us’. In addition, you can look through the two Science Knowledge Organisers on Seasonal Change to help you remember what we have learnt over the year on the different seasons.
Just for fun (this activity is optional)
Can you put together a weather report for this week? You could use the template or the weather symbols to help you but you can present your weather report in any way you like. Perhaps you could watch a weather report on the TV to give you some ideas!
Our topic this term is called ‘In Grandma’s Day’. In this topic we will be looking at changes within living memory.
To complete our work on toys over time, can you arrange the groups of toys in order on the time line? Think about which toys would have been from a long time ago and which toys you play with today. You can discuss this time line using the ‘passing of time words’ mat to help you.
Just for fun (this activity is optional)
You could try making your own toy out of junk you find at home. Examples:
- A dolls house made out of a cardboard box
- A toy boat
- A puppet or puppet theatre
- Paper toys – there are some templates you can use below
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.
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
Look through the presentation below on Christianity and watch the video on BBC Bitesize. See if you can do the ‘Who wants to be a millionaire quiz’. Perhaps you can do it with other members of your family to make it more fun!
It is important to have time to reflect at the moment and think about our feelings. Have a look at the mindfulness presentation below. You can use some of the activities to relax and reflect. Remember you are all super stars!
Optional Extra Activities:
Below are some optional Maths and English activities:
National Insect Week
As it is National Insect week, you could look through the websites or do some of the activities below.