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Week beginning: 23rd March 2020

Week beginning: 23rd March 2020

As always, please encourage your child to read daily and complete their reading record.

Monday:

Maths: A Purple Mash activity will be set – log in to complete your task.

English: In school you painted a picture of Antarctica. Can you write some sentences about your painting? What can you see? What can you hear? How are you feeling? Could you include a simile about your picture? Please find a PowerPoint about similes below to support your child.

Tuesday:

Maths: A Purple Mash activity will be set – log in to complete your task.

English: A Purple Mash activity will be set – log in to complete your task.

Wednesday:

Maths: Can you practise telling the time to o’clock, quarter past, half past and quarter to? Could you make a timetable of what time you are completing activities throughout the day? What time are you having breakfast and lunch? What time are you reading your book? Please find a PowerPoint below to support your child with this.

English: A Purple Mash activity will be set daily – log in to complete your task.

Thursday:

Maths: Can you write your own maths word problems using your spellings? Can you write word problems using all 4 maths operations? Try this one first: Miss Payne has twenty-six sweets. She gives half of her sweets to Mrs Crammond. How many sweets do they get each?

English: Can you write a book review about a book you have read this week? This activity can be completed on Purple Mash or you can use the template provided below.

Friday:

Maths: A Purple Mash activity will be set – log in to complete your task.

English: Can you write your own story about a penguin? You could write your own version of the story ‘Leaf’ where the penguin ends up in an unusual place. What is this place like? What animals live in this place? How is the penguin going to find its way home?

 

Spellings:

Practise your spellings daily using one of the activities from our school's spelling approach:

Science:

We have been working on the topic of Living things and their habitats.

What is a microhabitat? Have you got any micro-habits in your local area? Are places in your garden a micro-habitat for any minibeasts?

Can you make a list of microhabitats?

Can you take photos of any microhabitats?

Please find a PowerPoint and sheet below to support your child with this.

Topic:

We are currently learning about The Arctic and The Antarctica.

The children have been locating continents on a world map and talking about the climate in different countries.

We have started looking at the book ‘The Emperor’s Egg.’ You can find a video of the book here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGM0c5-QLnE.

We learnt that there are seventeen species of penguins. Emperor Penguins are the largest of all penguins. Can you find out any other facts about the Emperor Penguin?

Can you create a poster or fact page about Emperor Penguins?

Could you include a heading, subheading, illustrations and captions?

Please find different templates below to support your child with this.

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