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Week Beginning: 4th May 2020

Week beginning: 4th 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 ‘Open Very Carefully’ using this link: https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/open-very-carefully/

Monday:

Maths: Watch the video on White Rose using the link below. You will need to click on ‘Week 1’ and play the video in ‘Lesson 4 - Introduce capacity and volume’. Then complete the activity sheet below on introducing capacity and volume.

English: This week you will be doing work based on the book ‘The Secret of Black Rock’ by Joe Todd-Stanton. Today you will be starting Task 1: Explore it. You can just talk about your thoughts and ideas for each question or you can use the optional template to record your ideas for each question.

Tuesday:

Maths: Watch the video on White Rose using the link below. You will need to click on ‘Week 1’ and play the video in ‘Lesson 5 - Measure capacity.’ Then complete the activity sheet below on measuring capacity.

English: Today you will be continuing with the next part of Task 1: Explore it. You can just talk about your thoughts and ideas for each question or you can use the optional template to record your ideas for each question.

Wednesday:

Maths: Can you compare some containers in your house to see which ones have the smallest capacity and which have the greatest capacity? You could order containers from the smallest to the biggest capacity. You could see how many yoghurt pots of water it takes to fill different containers. Have fun experimenting! See some ideas in the document below. Additionally, you could complete the measure capacity activity sheet below. There are 3 levels of challenge so choose the activity you feel you can complete.

English: Complete Task 2: Illustrate it. You can talk about your ideas for the questions and draw your illustration or you can use the optional writing and drawing template provided.

Thursday:

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 1 - Compare capacity.’ Then complete the activity sheet below on comparing capacity.

English: Complete Task 3: Talk about it. You can talk about your ideas for each question or you can use the optional writing template.

Friday (Bank Holiday - optional learning):

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 2 – Count in 10s.’ Then complete the activity sheet below on counting in 10s. Additionally, you could complete the counting in tens activity set on Purple Mash.

English: Complete Task 4: Imagine it. Can you find a way to create what you imagine Black Rock to be like? You could use the optional writing template to help record your ideas.

Weekly tasks:

Spellings:

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.

Science:

Our Science topic this term is ‘Plants’.

 

This week we are thinking about garden plants. There is a presentation below which talks about different garden plants. Perhaps you recognise some of them? There is also a selection of garden plant photos you can look at. Maybe you have seen some of these plants in your garden or in other gardens when you go for a walk? Design your own garden and draw some garden plants or flowers. Can you label these plants? You could use the garden design template below. Additionally, you could complete the flower labelling activity which has been set on Purple Mash for you.

Topic:

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 is on toys.

 

This week you are going to look at some toys from the 20th century and compare them to toys from today. If you have a teddy bear at home can you compare it to the one in the photo (in the presentation)? What is the same about them? What is different? Have a look through the presentation below at older toys. You can choose one of the comparison activity sheets below to do.

Phonics:

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 some words with additional sounds to practise.

PSHE & wellbeing:

Do you remember Harold the Giraffe?

He is also not at school at the moment and he is writing a diary every day for you to read. In his diary he talks about the importance of being active, being creative, being mindful, connecting with and thinking about others. You can read his diary using this link: https://www.coramlifeeducation.org.uk/harolds-daily-diary

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VE day:

On Friday we celebrate 75 years since the ending of the Second World War. Here are a few ideas of activities you could do for this special day! We would love to see photos sharing how you have celebrated!

  • VE day colouring sheet (below)
  • Design your own bunting to go in your house or garden (below)
  • Design and make your own medal (below)
  • Design your own VE party menu
  • Learn a song or dance from the 1940s
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