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Overview of the week

Literacy

5.3.21

Today we would like you to pretend to be Sophie (from The BFG) for the final time. We would like you to think about how Sophie felt when she went to ask the Queen for help to finally get rid of the mean giants. You might want to re-watch the last two film clips that I put on here on Monday for ideas.

Numeracy

5.3.21

Today we would like you to practise your arithmetic skills. Think carefully how to solve each question. Use jottings to help you if you need to.

 

Science

5.3.21

We are going to learn about keeping our bodies safe. One important thing we can do to keep ourselves fit and healthy is to wash our hands well and regularly. This is something we have talked about a lot in class since Covid-19 has started to impact us all. Today we are going to start an experiment about the importance of washing our hands. For this experiment you will need two slices of bread and two clear sandwich bags.

Watch the video below and follow the instructions.

Science over time.mp4

Still image for this video

The Biscuit Burglar

5.3.21

Your final challenge is to complete pages 18 & 19 from your Maths Activity Book.

Literacy 4.3.21

 

In today's literacy we are going to carry on with our diaries for the character of Sophie from the BFG. Today we are going to write about how Sophie feels when the Fleshlumpeater visits the BFG's house. Watch the clip below for ideas.

 

Remember when you are talking about what has happened to you in a diary entry you need to use the pronoun 'I' and write in the past tense.

Fleshlumpeater Visits The BFG

Numeracy 4.3.21

 

Today we are going to be learning about patterns. Watch this video carefully and then answer the questions from your sheet.

 

Make patterns with 2D shapes

**World Book Day**

**4.3.21**

 

Today is world book day! Take some time to go and read a book that you enjoy!

 

As well as reading lots of books we have got some excellent Willy Wonka activities for you to enjoy completing.

 

You can find more excellent activities at these website. Enjoy!

 

https://www.roalddahl.com/world-book-day

 

https://www.worldbookday.com/

Maths Activity Book

4.3.21

 

We're going to complete another page of our math activity books. Today we are going to be focusing on money. Go to page 26 and 27 of the Maths activity book and complete the Money activity.

 

**Live Literacy 10:30am** 

03.03.21

Today we are thinking about how Sophie felt when she saw the BFG catching dreams and when she met the mean giants. Remember we write in past tense when we are writing about things that have already happened. 

Numeracy

3.3.21

 

Today we are going to carry on our learning about shape. We are going to try sorting 2D shapes based on their properties. Watch the video below and answer the questions on your recording sheet.

Sort 2D shapes

Art 3.3.21

Choose one Roald Dahl character and draw them in one square can you repeat the picture in the 8 other squares but take some time to change the background. Think about using different colours and patterns.    

Explore how different backgrounds change the style of the picture.

 

English Activity Book

Poems

3.3.21

 

Today I want you to go to page 34 and 35 of your English Activity Book. Read the poetry and then answer the questions about the poem. You may need to reread the poem to help you find all the answers. Remember you can underline parts of the poem that will help you answer the question.

 

Spellings

3.3.21

 

Practise your spellings for this week. Try using look, cover, remember, write and check to help you learn any that you are struggling with. 

 

**Live Literacy 10:30am** 

02.03.21

Thank you for joining our live lesson. Just to recap, today we are writing a diary entry for Sophie. We will be thinking about how she felt as she was snatched from the orphanage. Our example that we did together is below.

Stories 02.03.21

Turn to pages 32 and 33 in your English Activity Book. Can you complete the challenges?

 

           

Numeracy 02.03.21 

Today we will be continuing our learning on lines of  symmetry by looking at drawing the whole shape. Take some time to watch the video below and then complete the challenges.

 

Lines of symmetry - draw the whole

LIVE AND LEARN SPORTS - PICTURE REVEAL WORKOUT

12 Exercises to do. Each last for 1 minute and you get 40 seconds to have a rest between each exercise. See if you can guess what the hidden image as soon as...

Guided Reading

02.03.21

                 Log on to Active Learn and enjoy a new story.

  

                          

Literacy

1.3.21

This week our literacy learning will be based around the story of The BFG. Today we are going to think about how the character of Sophie felt at different stages in the story. I have recorded a short video to explain how to fill in your recording sheet. I have also included clips from the film of The BFG as these may help you with your ideas.

The BFG.mp4

Still image for this video

The BFG Movie 2016 Opening Scene

Disney's The BFG - "Trying To Catch A Phizzwizard"

The BFG: Nine Bully Giants

The BFG - BFG In Buckingham Palace

THE BFG Final Battle Scenes

Numeracy

1.3.21

Today in numeracy we are going to be learning about lines of symmetry. Watch the video below and then complete your challenge sheet.

Lines of symmetry

Spellings

1.3.21

Ask someone to test you on last week's spellings. I wonder if you can get them all correct!

careful, harmful, joyful, beautiful, fearless, pointless, helpless, tasteless

 

These are the new spellings for this week. We will do our spelling test/challenge in school next Monday smiley

 

RE - New Beginnings

1.3.21

 

lamb.avi

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chicken.avi

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montage.avi

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Overview of the week

Next week!

Next week we will be using The BFG in our Literacy learning. If you have the book you might want to read it or alternatively you might want to watch the Disney film. (It is a PG rating so you will need permission from your parents).

Don't worry if you aren't able to as I will use short clips from the film which will help you to complete your learning even if you haven't read the book or watched the film.

**Live Literacy 10:30am**

26.2.21

In our final live lesson of the week we will write the endings to our stories. Check out the different ideas for story endings here.

Numeracy 

26.2.21

In numeracy today you will learn how to draw 2D shapes. Watch the video below and then complete your challenge sheet.

Draw 2D shapes

Months of the Year

26.2.21

Turn to pages 22 and 23 in your 'Telling the Time Activity Book'. Can you complete the challenges?

Your Choice!

26.2.21

Today you can choose your own activity. This can be from the challenge sheet or an activity of your choice.

 

** Literacy Live at 10.30am**

25.2.21

 

Today we are going to focus on writing the bit where the character makes the marvellous medicine.

 

Numeracy

25.2.21

Today we are going to carry on with our numeracy learning about shapes. Watch the video below and complete today's sheet. 

Count vertices on 2D shapes

Science

25.2.21

 In today’s science we are thinking about what we can do to help keep ourselves healthy. Today we are going to focus on exercise. Talk to your grown up about what you think exercise is and why our bodies need it.

Today we are going to check how our bodies change when we are doing exercise. To do this we are going to check our heart rate before and after we do exercise. You can find your heart rate by placing two fingers on your wrist or neck. The picture below shows you where you should be able to feel your heartbeat. Your adult may need to help you if you cannot find yours.

Once you know where to find your heartbeat we are going to find out how many times your heart beats per minute. To do this you will need a clock or timer. Time for one minute and count out loud the number of beats you feel. Keep counting up until the timer gets to one minute. Write down the number of times that your heart beats in one minute.

Now we are going to exercise for one minute. You can either do start jumps or try running on the spot. Make sure you go as fast as you can! After one minute you can stop exercising, you need to check your heart rate again straight away. Write down how many times your heart beats in a minute using a timer like you did earlier.

 

What impact has exercising had on your heart? Why do you think this has happened?

When we exercise our muscles need more nutrients and oxygen. Oxygen is delivered around the body by blood so when it needs more oxygen it means blood has to be pumped through the body quicker. This means our heart works faster because it needs to pump more blood to the muscles. When muscles are used they get bigger and stronger (this includes our hearts!) which makes us healthier. The more we exercise the more we are able to do because our muscles are stronger.

 

Telling the Time Activity Book

25.2.21

 

Today we want you to complete pages 20 and 21 of your Telling the Time activity book. Today's learning is about the days of the week. Good luck!

 

Guided Reading

25.2.21

Log on to Active Learn and enjoy a new story or if you prefer you can read your own books/magazines/comics.

 

 

**Live Literacy Lesson 10:30am**

24.2.21

Thank you to everyone who joined the live lesson. Apologies if you couldn't join for some reason. I'm not sure what happened.

Remember today we are just focusing on writing the next section of our stories. Think about who is going to help our main character with their potion,  what the potion is going to do to our bad character and where the characters are going to meet to create the potion. 

 

I have attached the slides from this mornings session below so if you would like to revisit them to help you form your ideas then be sure to have a look through my story.

Numeracy

24/2/21

Today we are going to continue with our learning about shapes. Watch the video below and complete your sheet for today.

Count sides on 2D shapes

English Activity Book

24/2/21

 

Look at pages 30 & 31 of your English activity book. Read the text and then answer the questions. Remember you can underline and highlight part of the text that will help you answer the questions correctly.

PSHE 

24.2.21

Today we would like you to have a look at photographs of yourself from being a baby to the age you are now. How have you grown? How have you changed? What happy or funny memories do you have?

You might be able to find out at what age you learnt how to crawl, walk and talk. Find out as much as you can!

 

 **LIVE LESSON - Literacy 10:30am**

23.2.21

Thank you for joining the lesson today. If you didn't manage to do yesterday's lesson have a look further down this page as there is a video of me explaining how to plan your story. Once you have planned it you will be able to have a go at writing the introduction. I've added my example here. Don't worry, yours doesn't have to be as long as this one and it doesn't need to include speech but hopefully it'll give you an idea.

 

SPaG

23.2.21

In SPaG we are going to complete pages 28 and 29 from the English Activity Book. 'Putting things in order' is an activity  all about ordering events. We need to think carefully about putting the events in the right order so that they make sense. 

 

           

Numeracy

23.2.21

 

Today in numeracy we are going to continue our learning on shapes! Watch the lesson on how to make 2D and 3D shapes on the video below.

 

Make 2D and 3D shapes

                                                        P.E 23.2.21

Today we are going to be enjoying another HIIT workout with Live & Learn. 

HINER'S HIIT WORKOUT 3 - Spin the wheel

                                      Reading 23.2.21

Choose a book from Active Learn's Bug Club to read and remember to answer all the questions that you find in the book. If you have nearly finished all your books please get in touch and let us know that you need some new books adding.

 

                        

Literacy

22.2.21

This week we are going to practise our story writing skills.

Our stories are going to be based on George's Marvellous Medicine. Today we are going to plan our own versions.

Watch the video below to see how to fill in your planning sheet (in your new pack). In the live sessions this week (Tues-Fri 10:30am) I will be modelling how to write each stage of the story. I can't wait to see what you come up with by the end of the week!

How to plan your version of George's Marvellous Medicine

Still image for this video

Numeracy

22.2.21

This week in numeracy we are going to start to learn about shape! Watch the lesson on the video below and then have a go at the challenge sheet.

Recognise 2D & 3D shapes

Spellings

22.2.21

Test yourself on the spellings from before the holiday. Can you spell them all correctly I wonder.

slowly, quickly, carefully, happily, sadly, joyfully, terribly, beautifully.

 

These are your new spellings to practise this week.

RE

22.2.21

Listen to the story of Zaccheus, a cheating tax collector who climbs a tree to see Jesus, and later changes to become a follower of Christ.

Have a think about these...

Overview of the week

This will be our final day of learning for this half term.

Thank you to all of you for working so hard over the last few weeks. You're all superstars! 

Have a good rest next week and make sure you have lots of fun!

I will post our new learning on 22/2/21.

Have a lovely half term!

 

**LIVE LESSON - Numeracy 10:30am**

12.2.21

Join me for a numeracy session. We will practise addition, subtraction, multiplication & division. Bring a piece of paper and a pencil!

Below are the slides we worked through in the session in case you need a reminder of the strategies. 

Literacy

12.2.21

Today we would like you to complete a book review for ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’. There is a template below.

Printable version

Spellings

12.2.21

Spend a little bit of time practising your spellings please. It is half term next week so the spelling challenge won't be until 22/2/21.

 

Competition Time

South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership have organised a half term competition. If you would like to enter please see the details below.

Please note that photos of your creations need to be sent directly to road.safety@rotherham.gov.uk and not to school.

*LIVE LESSON - LITERACY 10:30am*

11.2.21

Today we are going to write the instructions for making our 'marvellous medicine' from yesterday. I wonder if you can remember the features of instructions from last week.

Here are the slides from the lesson.

 

Numeracy

11.2.21

Today is our last day learning about statistics. For today’s learning we are going to be learning about block diagrams. Watch the video below and then answer the questions on today’s recording sheet.

Block Diagrams

SPaG

11.2.21

Today is a recap of yesterday's learning about the suffixes -ful and -less. I have added the link to the video that we watched yesterday in our session. Today you could have a go at completing the two activities underneath the video.

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item910813/grade1/module910304/collection910346/section911022/index.html?source=search-all-all-all-all&source-keywords=adding%20the%20suffix%20full%20

Music- Creating simple patterns

11.02.21

In this lesson we are going to continue to develop our understanding of pulse.

We will be learning how to use our body to show pulse in different ways and how to match the rhythm pattern to the pulse.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/creating-simple-patterns-6rwk8d

 

Watch the video and complete the activities.

LIVE LESSON - SPaG

10.2.21

**10:30am**

Thank you to everyone who joined to learn about the suffixes ful and less. I have added all the slides below for anyone who wants to have a look back at the learning we did. Remember that if you add ful or less to a word ending in 'y' then you need to change the 'y' to an 'i' and that the suffix -ful only needs one 'l' at the end.

 

Read the sentences below carefully and see if you can add the correct word to the sentence.

Literacy

10.2.21

Today we would like you to be creative. I wonder if you could be like George from the story of George’s Marvellous Medicine and create your own ‘marvellous medicine’.

You will need to get permission from your grown-ups for this!

Have a look around your house and see what weird and wonderful things you could add to create a marvellous medicine. For example you might add a capful of bubble bath to make Grandma smell nice, a squirt of toothpaste to clean her brown teeth, a splash of fizzy pop to make her hiccup!

Just remember THIS IS JUST FOR FUN, DO NOT DRINK YOUR MEDICINE!!!!!!!

 

Write your ingredients and reasons for the ingredients in your jotter like this.

Printable sheet if needed.

Numeracy

10.02.21

 

Today we are going to be interpreting pictograms with picture that represent 2, 5 and 10. Watch the video below carefully and then answer the questions on today’s sheet.

Interpret pictograms

Computing 10.2.21

Today we are going to learn how to stay safe online. The link below will take you to a module on espresso. Here you will be able to watch some short videos and afterwards complete the 3 activities.

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/frontscreen/item854307/grade1/index.html

Spellings

10.2.21

Spend a little bit of time practising your spellings please.

**Literacy Live Session**

**10.30am**

 

Thank you for joining the live lesson. Your challenge today is to write sentences about 'Grandma' from George's Marvellous Medicine.

 

Numeracy

9.2.21

Today we are going to be continuing our learning about pictograms with pictures that represent groups of 2, 5 and 10. Watch the video below and then try and complete today’s challenge sheet.

Draw Pictograms (2, 5 & 10)

P.E

9.2.21

Today we are going to be enjoying another HIIT workout with Live & Learn. Enjoy!

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SPaG

9.2.21

In SPaG today we are going to complete page 18 and 19 from the English Activity Book. 'Escape from Dinosaur Island' is a spelling challenge. Look carefully at the spellings and see if you can complete the maze. Once you've completed the maze correct the other words from the island and complete the code needed for the helicopter.

Reading

9.2.21

Choose a book from Active Learn's Bug Club to read and remember to answer all the questions that you find in the book. If you have nearly finished all your books please get in touch and let us know that you need some new books adding.

Literacy

8.2.21

Hopefully you will have managed to listen to the story of 'George's Marvellous Medicine'. If you haven't, today you just need to listen to the first chapter (up to about 9 mins on the audio clip). I have also added extracts from the book here to read if you prefer.

 

We're going to focus on the character of 'Grandma'. What do you think she is like?

Pick key words from the text and make notes in your jotter. You just need to make notes today as tomorrow in our live session I will demonstrate how to write effective sentences. Here's an example...

George's Marvellous Medicine (Audiobook)

George's Marvellous Medicine By Roald Dahl Read by Jack ParryWARNING TO READERS: Do not try to make George's Marvellous Medicine yourselves at home. It coul...

Numeracy

8.2.21

Last week we were interpreting pictograms and drawing simple pictograms.  Today we are going to be learning about drawing pictograms that are a bit more complicated. Watch the video below and follow the instructions given.

Draw Pictograms (2, 5 & 10) Activity

RE

8.2.21

Today we are going to continue our learning about Christianity. Read the slides below and then see if you can match the pictures and text (There is no need to write it down but if you have a printer, the document is attached below).

Spellings

8.2.21

Today I would like you to complete your spelling challenge with last weeks words. Can you have a go at writing each spelling and send me a photo so I can see how well you have learnt last weeks spellings. Good luck!

Last weeks spellings were helpingracingclimbingslidingflippingshaking, stepping hopping.

 

The new spellings for this week are below.

Overview of the week

** Live Literacy Session - 5.2.21**

**10.30**

Today we are going to be editing our writing from yesterday. Use the checklist to help you spot where you can improve your work.

 

Make sure that you have remembered your non negotiables and that each sentence has a capital letter and full stop. If you have everything on the checklist see if you can improve your work by adding adverbs and conjunctions. 

Numeracy

5.2.21

Today's numeracy is about interpreting pictograms. Watch the video and then complete the sheet in your pack.

Interpret pictograms

SPaG

5.2.21

 

Today's SPaG learning is going to be on Espresso. 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item910893/grade1/module910304/collection910356/section911049/index.html?source=search-all-all-all-all&source-keywords=adverbs

We are going to be continuing our learning of adverbs. Enter Adverbs into the search bar and then watch the video that comes up as the first result for your search. After you have watched the video complete both of the activities below the video. 

 

The pictures below should help you to find the correct webpage if you're struggling.

Your Choice!

5.2.21

Today I would like you to choose your own activity. You can choose any of the activities from the 'Home Learning Challenge' sheet in your pack or you can come up with your own activity.

 

 

Spellings

5.2.21

 

We will be doing our spellings challenge on Monday. Have another go at practising your spellings so that you are ready for Monday.

 

LITERACY 4.2.21

Thank you for joining our session. Your task today is to write your own set of instructions to explain how to make the new character that you made yesterday. (If you didn't make a character you can always write instructions of how to make the Roly-Poly Bird).

Use the checklist to make sure you include all the features. Think carefully about how to present your instructions on the page clearly.

Numeracy

4.2.21

Watch the lesson below to learn about pictograms. Then have a go at the challenge sheets.

Draw Pictograms (1-1)

SPaG

4.2.21

Complete pages 10-11 in your English Activity Book.

PSHE

4.2.21

So far we have already looked at healthy eating and what that may look like in terms of eating well and having a balance diet.

I wonder though…….

Is that the only thing we need to do to keep healthy?

Click on the link and watch the video below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z8yd2p3

What other ways of keeping healthy did you spot? 

 

Now all of these activities help to keep us physically healthy but we also need to make sure we feel emotionally healthy and have a healthy mind.

Can you think of anything that you do that makes you feel happy?

Today’s challenge: Imagine you are Carla. Fill in lots of healthy activities that you think Carla could do in her day to help her have a healthy lifestyle.

Here's the document if you want to print it. Draw it in your jotter if not.

Finally - continue listening to or reading George's Marvellous Medicine. The link to the audio book is further down the page.

**LIVE SPaG Session 10:30am**

Thank you for joining the live session. I have attached the slides below so that you can have a go at adding the -ly suffix to words. There is the opportunity to take your learning a little further too with the extra challenge at the end. Good luck!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8mxrwx/articles/zqghtyc

Literacy/Art

3.2.21

Today in Literacy we would like you to get creative! Yesterday you all did a brilliant job at making the Roly-Poly Bird. I wonder if you can create another Roald Dahl character today. You can use any materials that you can get your hands on!

As you are making your character think carefully about the order that you are doing things in because on Thursday we will be writing instructions so others can make your character too.

Send photos of your creations if you can!

George's Marvellous Medicine

Next week we are going to be doing our literacy learning around the Roald Dahl book George's Marvellous Medicine. Below is the audiobook version for you to listen to over the next few days so that you know the story before we do the learning. If you have the book at home and want to read the book instead that is fine.

George's Marvellous Medicine (Audiobook)

George's Marvellous Medicine By Roald Dahl Read by Jack ParryWARNING TO READERS: Do not try to make George's Marvellous Medicine yourselves at home. It coul...

Numeracy

3.2.21

 

Draw Pictograms (1-1) activity

Spelling

3.2.21

Spend a little bit of time learning this week's spellings.

Make the most of the snow today, go outside and enjoy yourselves! I'd love to see some photos of snowmen, snow women, snow dogs.....!!!

 

SPaG

2.2.21

 

Thank you for joining the live lesson. Here are the slides to remind you of the rules for changing singular words into plurals.

Your challenge is to make the singular words plural on your challenge sheet.

Good Luck!

Literacy

2.2.21

Today in Literacy we are going to be learning how to use a set of instructions to make our very own Roly-Poly Birds. Make sure that you check you have the items you need before you start. After you have checked the 'you will need' section then you can begin making your Roly-Poly Bird. Make sure you follow each instruction carefully.

 

Numeracy

2.2.21

 

Today we are going to continue with our learning from yesterday about tally charts. Today you will be filling in the first page of your numeracy booklets. 

Make Tally Charts

Reading

2.2.21

Please log on to Active Learn and read one of your books. Try and complete all the bug challenges too! If you need your username and password again contact me by email and I'll send it out.

 

P.E

2.2.21

Today in P.E we are going to have a go at the Joe Wicks work out from yesterday. This is only a suggestion of an activity to help you keep active. If you want to go for a walk or ride your bike then they will both help to keep you healthy as well.

PE With Joe

Literacy

1.2.21

In Literacy this week we are going to be learning how to write a set of instructions. Today we are going to investigate two sets of instructions and see if we can spot their special features.

In your pack you will find sets of instructions for making a sandwich and making animal finger puppets. You don’t need to actually make these things (although of course you can if you want!). We would like you to look at the checklist (stapled to the instructions) and see if you can spot the special features on them.

Here is an example…

Numeracy

1.2.21

We are starting a brand new unit of numeracy learning today! Watch the lesson on the video below to learn all about tally charts. All the activities are on the video today, there isn’t a challenge sheet to complete.

Make Tally Charts activity

Science

1.2.21

What do humans need to stay healthy?

Watch the video below to find out some information about what humans need to help keep themselves healthy.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9yycdm/articles/zxvkd2p

Today we are going to focus on what foods humans need to keep us healthy. We are going to use the internet as a source for our information. When we use information gathered by other people this is called a secondary source. Today we are going to use secondary sources to learn about the different food groups that humans need as part of their healthy diet.

The 5 main food groups are:

  • Carbohydrates
  • Protein
  • Fats
  • Fruit and Vegetables
  • Sugar

I would like you to research each of the different food groups and find out…

  • What types of food are in each group?
  • How much of each food group we should eat or drink?
  • What does it do to our bodies?

 

Below are some interesting websites that might help you learn about some of the groups. You will also find some information on Espresso. As well as using these sources you can search on the internet to find the information you need that way as well.

https://www.foodafactoflife.org.uk/5-7-years/healthy-eating/

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

 

Spellings

1.2.21

Ask someone to test you on last week's spellings. I wonder if you will get them all correct?!

danced, baked, smiled, clapped, skipped, dropped, jumped, asked.

 

Here are the new spellings to learn this week...

 

 

 

Overview for the week

Below you will find an overview of the week. We thought that you might find it helpful to see how the week will look in advance. We will continue to update this page every day with details of each task, along with the relevant links/videos.

(Some children already have a slightly different timetable in their pack, continue to follow that one if that's the case).

Please note these are only suggested timings for each session. We have based this on the amount of time we would spend on these sessions if the children were in school. Please only use this as a guide. We appreciate that many of you are trying to work from home as well as teach siblings so know that this may be difficult to achieve.

 

Literacy 29.1.21 LIVE LESSON at 10:30am

Thank you to everyone who has been able to join our literacy sessions this week. If you have missed any of the sessions you can find the slides from each session below. We will be doing more live sessions next week so please feel free to join in with them even if you haven’t been able to join our sessions from this week.

 

Today we are going to be improving our writing from yesterday. Use the success criteria below to help you go through and check your learning. Editing our work is a very important part of becoming a better writer. If you have everything on our checklist you can still improve your work by editing the descriptive words you have chosen or adding more detail about what Charlie could hear, smell and see in the chocolate factory.

Numeracy

29.01.21

Let’s have an arithmetic challenge today. Remember to try and solve the problems quickly and accurately using a strategy you have been learning in class/or from the home learning videos.

Think about what you need to do to be an efficient problem solver. Can you explain how you found the answer to an adult?

I wonder is there another strategy you could have used which would have been more efficient?

SPaG

29.1.21

Have a go at page 8 & 9 in your English Activity Book.

Art/Science

29.01.21

Think back to our science learning on lifecycles. Can you remember the life cycle of a butterfly?

Can you remember all the different stages in the right order?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6882hv/articles/zttckqt

Your challenge today is to use your creative skills to show the lifecycle of a butterfly. Please be as imaginative as you like and use this challenge to show off your artistic skills.

You could perhaps make a 3D model or use different materials to represent the different stages. You could draw each part and include your pencil drawing skills such as hatching and cross hatching.

Take a look at the examples below for inspiration.

Literacy 28.1.21 LIVE LESSON at 10:30am

Thank you to everyone who joined my live session. It seems that some of you joined a previous lesson on the schedule which I wasn't in to begin with!! I think I will delete each lesson link after the lesson to prevent this happening again!

If you couldn't make it to the live sessions then don't worry all the slides for the session are below. I have also added the clips that we looked at from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

 

Today I want you to write a diary entry as Charlie after he has spent the day at the chocolate factory. Try and choose two or three events from Charlie's day at the chocolate factory and write about what he could see, hear and smell. Also try to write about how each event made him feel.

 

I can't wait to see all your amazing learning!

 

The Chocolate Factory

Violet Beauregarde turns into a Blueberry

The Great Glass Elevator

Numeracy

28.1.21

In today's lesson we will be finishing our learning on division by practising dividing by 10. Watch the video below and then complete the challenge sheet.

Divide by 10

SPaG

28.1.21

Today in SPaG we would like you to practise adding the –ing suffix to words. Think back to our live lesson last week where we learnt about adding the –ed suffix.

The rules are exactly the same!

Read through the slides below to remind yourself. On the last slide you will find the rule card and some base words. Can you change the base words into present tense verbs by adding the –ing suffix correctly?

Music

28.1.21

Join this music lesson and learn about understanding pulse. Watch the video and complete the activities.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/finding-the-pulse-6tgkae?step=1&activity=video

 

Literacy 27.1.21 - LIVE SESSION at 10:30am

Thank you to everyone who joined the live session. If you were unable to join you can find the slides that I shared during the session below.

 

Today we are going to be writing a diary entry as Veruca Salt. Can you write about how she would be feeling after she has got her golden ticket? Remember that Veruca is not like most other children. She is very selfish and ungrateful so she wasn’t satisfied when her dad had managed to get her a golden ticket, she still wanted and expected more!

 

Good luck writing today’s diary!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Veruca Salt Golden Ticket HD

Veruca Salt is a girl who wants every, single thing.

Numeracy

27.1.21

Today we are going back to division. We will be dividing by 5 today. Watch the lesson on the video and then have a go at the challenge sheet.

Divide by 5

Geography

27.1.21

Remember this is your second week of Geography, you can use this lesson to finish off your research from last week and take some more time to compare these two cities.

       

 

 

Can you remember which two cities we were thinking about?

 

 

 

Look at the pictures, can you tell which one is which?

 

 

 

What facts can you recall about New York? Click on the link to revisit some facts and information about the weather, people, landmarks and food.

 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/modules/t1_passport/unitedstates/factfile_intro.html

 

 

 

Now think again about London, what can you remember about this city and how is it similar or different to New York?

 

                             

 

 
   

 

Let’s visit the live webcams again and see exactly what is happening in New York and London right now? Has anything changed since the last time we looked?

https://www.earthcam.com/cams/newyork/timessquare/?cam=tsrobo1

https://www.webcamtaxi.com/en/england/london/london-traffic.html

 

Optional extra challenge

 

Once you have compared the two cities I wonder if you could choose a city and imagine you are there! Can you use what you have researched to write a post card describing what you might have seen, tasted, experienced to a friend?

 
   

      

Spellings

27.1.21

Spend a little bit of time on your spellings today please. Remember there are lots of ways to practise. If you want to take your learning a little further you could have a look through your books/magazines for -ed suffix words. How many different -ed words can you find?

Literacy - Live Lesson Tuesday 26th January 10:30am

Thank you to everyone who joined. If you were unable to join the meeting don't worry the slides that I shared are just below for you to look at. 

 

Today I want you to have a go at writing a diary entry for Charlie on his birthday. Think about how he felt in the morning before he opened his presents and how his emotions change as the day continues. 

 

I look forward to seeing all your amazing learning!

 

Numeracy

26.1.21

Today in numeracy we are going to learn about odd and even numbers. Watch the video lesson below and then have a go at the challenge sheet.

Odd and Even

Phonics 

26.1.21

Yesterday we started learning that the digraph /ea/ can make and /ee/ sound like in leaf and it can also make the /e/ sound like in bread. Today we are going to carry on with our learning about this alternative pronunciation.

 

Read the text called 'An Autumn Afternoon' from your pack. Look out for the /ea/ digraph. Try both pronunciations and decide which one sounds right.

If you have crayons you can colour each of the pronunciations a different colour. If you don't have any crayons available don't worry you can write the words in two groups in your work jotters.

 

PE

26.1.21

Any type of exercise is great. If the weather is dry you might prefer to get outside for some fresh air. There is a cosmic yoga video below though if you would like to try it out.

 

Moana | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

⭐ Yoga Quest is a Cosmic Kids challenge where you print out maps & check off Yoga Adventures!⭐ Get ONE MONTH FREE in January to complete Yoga Quest ad-free o...

Literacy 

25.1.21

Re-read chapter one of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and then have a go at answering the questions below in your jotter. I have attached the sheet as a document incase you want to print it but writing the answers in your jotter is absolutely fine.

 

Numeracy

25.1.21

Today in numeracy we are going to divide by 2. Watch the video lesson below and then have a go at the challenge sheet.

Divide by 2

Phonics

25.1.21

Today we are learning that the digraph /ea/ in a word like leaf can make the sound /ee/ but in a word like bread it can make the sound /e/.

 

Play Snakes & Ladders (in your pack, dated 25.1.21) to practise reading words with both these pronunciations. Remember to try both pronunciations if you are not sure of the word, then decide which one sounds correct.

Spellings

25.1.21

 

Test yourselves on last weeks spellings and let me know how you have got on.

race, ice, city, fancy, dance, gem, giant, magic, giraffe, energy.

 

This weeks spellings are below. This weeks spellings are words that end with the suffix -ed.

RE

25.1.21

Today we are going to be learning about two stories from the Bible. After you have read the stories I want you to think about the questions you could ask about each story. Try and think about what the story is trying to teach us.

Literacy

22.1.21

So now you have planned your presentation, today is your chance to persuade Willy Wonka to want to create your sweet and give you the job of new inventor.

 

 
   

 

 

 

                                                         

Take some time to read back through your plan from yesterday.

I wonder can you take your plan and use this to help you either write a letter to Willy Wonka to present your sweet or record a video?

Remember your video or letter must be persuasive and create a feeling of excitement about your product.

If you are recording a video about your sweet don’t forget to speak clearly and use good eye contact. You could add in some actions to make your video more exciting and persuasive.

If you are writing a letter think about how you present your writing, is it eye catching and interesting to read? Don’t forget your non negotiables!

Good Luck.

I’m sure Willy Wonka will enjoy reading your letters and watching your videos.

 

Numeracy

22.1.21

Today’s lesson is a little different! There isn’t a challenge sheet today! All the activities are on the video below. The video will help you to see the difference between sharing and grouping. You may want to use counters/small objects/coins/lego to help you.

Make equal groups activity

SPaG

22.1.21

Please complete page 6 & 7 in your English Activity Book.

 

Optional

Computing

22.1.21

If you have a device with access to an app store can you please download the scratch Jr app and explore coding. Try different ways of getting the characters and objects to move. Below is an introduction to Scratch Jr which will help you to start your coding journey.

 

 

Introduction to Scratch Jr for kids

Introduction to coding and animation using Scratch Junior app for kids.

SPaG

21.1.21 

Thank you for joining our live lesson. Here is the rule card that you may need to change the base words into past tense words using the -ed suffix.

Literacy

21.1.21

So far this week we have designed our sweet, given it a name and function and thought about its packaging. Today we need to plan a presentation which will persuade Willy Wonka that our sweet is the next greatest invention.

Do you know what we mean by persuade?

 

Can you think of any words to describe a cake which would persuade me to want to eat it?

How about scrumptious, delicious, mouth-watering?

 

To help us plan a punchy presentation which will wow Mr. Willy Wonka into hiring you as his new inventor we need to continue to think about using some of the powerful nouns, verbs and adjectives from earlier in the week.

What persuasive, eye catching words can you think of which will make your sweet sound amazing?

See if you can complete the table below.

 

 
   

Now you have completed the table practise saying your presentation out loud!

Numeracy

21.1.21

Today in numeracy you are going to continue your learning about grouping. Please watch the lesson on the video and then complete the challenge sheet.

Make equal groups - grouping

Design & Technology

21.1.21

In school we had started some learning about different types of mechanisms. So far we had learnt how to create a sliding mechanism and a pivot mechanism. We created moving pictures linked the story ‘The Enormous Crocodile’.

 

We made a slit in the background for the crocodile to slide along and used a split pin so that the crocodile’s mouth could open.

 

Your challenge is to create your own moving picture using a sliding mechanism.

(If you have a split pin you may be able to have a go at a pivot mechanism but please don’t worry as we know most people won’t have split pins at home!)

 

Your picture can be of anything you like. If you don’t have a printer at home you can draw your own background and character.

Here are a few pictures for ideas.

Optional extra numeracy...

 

There are lots of games/challenges here...

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/modules/subject/index.html?subject=862390&grade=ks1&&source=espresso-home-mixedtopnav-menu-key-stage-1

 

Hit the button...

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

If you would prefer a written challenge, have a go at these calculations...

Literacy

20.1.21 

                              

How did you get on yesterday inventing your sweet? I’m sure Willy Wonka will be very impressed with your imaginative ideas so far.

 

Now you have designed an amazing sweet we need to think more about its function.

Why is your sweet so special?

 

Our first challenge is to think about words which will help to describe our sweet and its function. We could then combine the most exciting words to make a name for our sweet. Remember a good product has to have a catchy name. Let’s look at the example below.  Can you help me sort these words into the correct column and then add some extra words of your own?

 

Now we have a name, function and descriptive vocabulary for our sweet you are ready for the next challenge.

Can you design packaging for your sweet?

What do you think we will need to think about when designing our packaging?  

Is it eye-catching?

Does it clearly show the name of your product?

Is it practical?

What material is your packaging going to be made out of?

 

Can you sketch a design in your jotters? Don’t forget to label it and make it bright and colourful.

 

 

Numeracy

20.1.21

Today we are going to be learning about grouping. Watch the video below and then complete the activity sheets.

Make equal groups - grouping (recap)

Geography

20.1.21

We would like this project to continue for 2 geography sessions, today and next Wednesday so please don’t feel that you need to complete it all today.

Have you heard of the story James and the Giant Peach? As part of the story the main character James goes on an adventure and ends up in New York City.

 

 
   

Have you heard of New York City before?

Do you know which country it is in?

As part of our learning we are going to need to use our research skills and find out some facts about New York. You can do your own fact finding and/or click on the link below for more information about the country and city. You can click on each tab at the top to find out about the weather, people, landmarks and food.

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/modules/t1_passport/unitedstates/factfile_intro.html

New York City is a very busy city I wonder how is it similar or different to a city like London in the UK?

Can you recall some facts about London and think about what this city in the UK is like?

 

Did you know we can click on a live webcam and see exactly what is happening in New York and London right now?

https://www.earthcam.com/cams/newyork/timessquare/?cam=tsrobo1

https://www.webcamtaxi.com/en/england/london/london-traffic.html

 

Challenge- Can you compare the two cities. Think about how they are similar and how they are different. Use your research to compare things like famous landmarks, the weather and people. You can draw and record your ideas in your jotter.

Remember you can continue this project in Geography next week too.

 

 

Spellings!

20.1.21

Please practise your spellings again today. Here are the words for this week.

Literacy 19.01.21

Today we are going to be taking a closer look at Willy Wonka and find out exactly why he was the greatest chocolate inventor in the world.

 

 

Read aloud extract 1 – Mr Willy Wonka’s Factory chapter 2 pg 12/13.

First challenge can you make a list of all his inventions so far?

Now read aloud extract 2 – The inventing room chapter 19 pg 106

Challenge 2- Imagine you are applying for a job as a sweet inventor in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory.  You will have to be very imaginative to come up with a sweet that is interesting enough for Mr. Wonka!

 

 

Firstly, you need to decide upon the sweet you want to invent. Your sweet will need to have a special feature just like one of Willy Wonka’s amazing sweets. 

Will your sweet contain a surprise or perform a function?

For example, will your sweet make people more confident, turn bullies’ tongues black or will it be a sweet to make people listen when others are talking.

Once you have come up with your idea can you draw and label your design in your jotter. Don’t forget to write a few sentences about your sweet’s surprise or function.

Numeracy 19.01.21

Today we are going to continue our learning on division. Hopefully you will have your new packs with you now! So first of all before we start today’s learning can you make sure you have watched the video from yesterday and completed the 3 challenge sheets.

Today's lesson builds on the learning from yesterday and introduces the division symbol. Can you watch the today's new video which is also called make equal groups and complete the challenge sheets?

Phonics  19.1.21

Yesterday we started learning that the grapheme /i/ can make and /i/ sound like in bin and it can also make the /igh/ sound like in findToday we are going to carry on with our learning about this alternative pronunciation.

 

If you have your pack already you will find a page with a piece of writing called 'Glint of a Fish' inside. Read the page and try and spot all the words containing the grapheme /i/. Work out if you think that the /i/ in the words is making the /i/ sound like in bin or the /igh/ sound like in find. Can you sort the different pronunciations?

If you have crayons you can colour each of the pronunciations a different colour. If you don't have any crayons available don't worry you can write the words in two groups in your work jotters.

 

If you haven't got your pack yet then just have a go at reading the sentences on the picture below. Remember to try both pronunciations if you are not sure of the word, then decide which one sounds correct.

 

P.E 19.1.21

 

Favourite Character Fitness 2 

 

Directions: Students have 10 seconds to choose which of the 3 options is their favourite, and then another timer appears for 30 seconds along with an exercise…

Reading

19.1.21

Please log on to Active Learn and read one of your books. Try and complete all the bug challenges too! If you need your username and password again contact me by email and I'll send it out.

 

Spelling Challenge

18.1.21

It is Monday so that means spelling challenge day! Ask someone to read out the spellings from last week and see if you can write them down correctly. Don't worry of you make a mistake, just keep practising!

badge, edge, bridge, dodge, fudge, age, huge, change, charge, village.

 

New spellings to learn...

 

Literacy

Monday 18th January

This week in Literacy we are going to be using Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl to help us. Today we would like you to think about the character 'Charlie'.

Can you describe what he is like?

You will be good at this as we have had a few opportunities to describe characters recently! You can either draw Charlie and describe him using key words around the outside or you can write your ideas in sentences. (Look back at the videos Mrs Cliff did for the Pelly last week if you're not sure).

We have added the first chapter here for you to read (or ask your grown up to read it for you). This chapter gives you lots of information about Charlie. If you have watched the film you may also have some other ideas.

 

Chapter One of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Numeracy

18.1.21

For the next couple of weeks we are going to learn about division.

Today's challenge sheet (and the sheets for the next two weeks) are in your new pack. Due to the snow last week we are aware you won't all have collected these yet so if you are only able to watch the video lesson today that is ok! Hopefully you will all have your packs by Tuesday.

Please watch the video lesson below.

Make equal groups - sharing (recap)

Science

18.1.21

Today’s science learning is all about lifecycles. What do we mean by a lifecycle? Think about a baby and an adult what is different about them and what is the same? Let’s think about our own lifecycle. What can you do now that you couldn’t do as a baby? What can an adult do that you can’t do yet?

Take a look at the video below and think about these questions 

  • What is different about the dancers?
  • How do the movements change?
  • What can older dancers do that younger dancers cannot?
  • How have their bodies changed?

 

https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/en/activities/whats-going-on/born-to-dance

 

Challenge 2 take a look at the video below to learn more about lifecycles. I wonder can you explain how an animal changes throughout its lifecycle and complete the quiz? 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6882hv/articles/zttckqt

 

Challenge 3 Using what you know about the butterfly or frog can you draw and label their lifecycle. Don’t forget to show all the different stages and make sure you have them in the right order. How are their lifecycles similar and different to our lifecycle as a human?

 

Phonics

18.1.21

Today we are learning that the grapheme /i/ can make and /i/ sound like in bin and it can also make the /i/ sound like in find.

If you have your pack already you will find a snakes and ladders game inside that you can play to practise saying the different pronunciations. If you haven't got your pack yet then just have a go at reading the words on the picture below. Remember to try both pronunciations if you are not sure of the word, then decide which one sounds correct.

Thank you to everyone that joined the story session this morning.

It was lovely to see you all! 

I've attached the pages from the story below in case you want to read it again.

Literacy

15.1.21

Your final literacy challenge for this week will need you to be creative! In the story ‘The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me’ two of the characters had magical features. The Giraffe’s neck and the Pelly’s beak.

Your challenge today is to invent your own magical character! You can pick a real animal and decide how it could become magical or you can invent a brand new magical creature. We would like you to draw your character and label all of its magical features!

                      15.01.21 Numeracy 

 

Like yesterday’s numeracy session today’s session is going to be in two parts. Firstly we are going to look at the 5 times table and then in the second part we are going to look at the 10 times table. After the first video about the 5 times table I want you to answer the sheets called ‘The 5 times table’ and after the second video you can move on to the sheet called ‘The 10 times table’.

5 times-table

10 times-table

Espresso – News Bites

15.1.21

Often on a Friday we listen to the latest news. You can do this at home by logging onto espresso and then clicking the link below. Don’t forget to have a go at the quiz afterwards! I wonder of you can answer every question correctly!

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/news/video/item1301003/grade1/index.html

Reading

15.1.21

Please log on to Active Learn and read one of your books. I wonder if you can complete all the bug challenges too! If you need your username and password again contact me by email and I'll send it out.

 

 

Your Choice!

15.1.21

Today I would like you to choose your own activity. You can choose any of the activities from the 'Home Learning Challenge' sheet in your pack or you can come up with your own activity. If the snow is still around you might want to go outside and build something amazing! Choose something that you will enjoy!

 

Next week some of our learning is going to be based around the Roald Dahl story 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. Feel free to watch one of the films over the weekend if you like! They do both have PG ratings though.

The children will still be able to access all the learning next week without watching the film, we will provide snippets from the book and/or audio clips so please don't worry if you can't/don't want to.

Literacy 14.1.21

In Literacy today we are going to practise taking our key words about the Pelly and writing them in sentences. Don’t forget to think about your handwriting and presentation. Try to remember to say your sentence out loud to check it makes sense and take care with your spelling.

Watch the explanation video below.

Literacy 14.1.21.mp4

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Numeracy

14.1.21

Today’s session is going to be in two parts. Firstly we are going to recap how we make doubles. For the second part we are going to look at multiplying numbers by 2. For the first part of the session you will need to answer the sheets called ‘Make doubles’ and after the second video you will need to answer the sheets called ‘The 2 times table’.

Make doubles

Then have a go at these challenges.

2 times-table

Then have a go at this challenge sheet.

Art

14.1.21

Can you remember which artist we are learning about this term?

Quentin Blake

 

Did you know he is famous for illustrating a number of Roald Dahl books and characters?

Take some time to research some of the characters Quentin has drawn. What do you notice about his style of drawing?

Now how would you like to have a go at drawing Willy Wonka with Quentin Blake?

Watch the clip carefully and complete the character step by step. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZJm6QXSOP4&safe=active

Telling the time!

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14.1.21

We will focus on quarter past and quarter to today. Turn to page 6 and 7 in your Telling the Time Activity Book.

Time - Quarter Past & Quarter To

14.1.21

Trial Session Information for Microsoft Teams

 

I have scheduled a trial meeting for 11am tomorrow morning (14th January). An invite to the meeting should be visible when you sign in to your Microsoft Teams account.

I will stay in the meeting until 11.30am. This meeting is an opportunity to just check that the links work and that we can see and hear each other on our devices ready for our live story session on Friday. It is planned as a quick drop in session. Please let me know if you have any problems. Looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow!

Mrs Cliff

Literacy

13.1.21

Today we would like you to listen to (or read) the rest of 'The Giraffe and The Pelly and Me'. There is quite a lot to listen to so do it in small chunks if that is easier for you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL3NuLOsJHs&safe=active

Once you have listened to the story, watch the lesson below where Mrs Cliff will demonstrate your challenge.

 

Literacy

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Numeracy

13.1.21

Today’s multiplication learning is looking at arrays. Watch the video below which will explain how you can use an array to help you answer multiplication number sentences.

 

Using arrays

This is your challenge sheet for today.

SPaG

13.1.21

Please have a go at punctuating sentences on pages 14 & 15 in your English Activity Book.

PSHE

13.1.21

Today we are going to start some learning around being healthy.  What does it mean to you to be healthy?

Let’s think about healthy eating. What do you know about eating well and having a balanced diet?

To warm up can you please log into espresso and then enter the link below.

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/standalone/activity_html/item375677/index.html?referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fcentral.espresso.co.uk%2Fespresso%2Fmodules%2Ft1_keeping_healthy%2Fhealthy_eating%2Factivities.html&bgcolor=cc66

 

1st challenge let’s see if you can sort the food into healthy foods and unhealthy foods.

 

Have you heard of the Eatwell plate? Let’s take a closer look. 

 

What do you notice about the different food groups? What do you think you can eat a lot of? What do you think you can eat a little of?

 

Final challenge: can you design a meal using the Eatwell plate and what you know about healthy foods and unhealthy foods?

I’ll look forward to seeing your designs.

Spellings!

Please practise your spellings again today. Check back to Monday's post if you have forgotten this week's words. You might want to draw a 'bubble', split it into sections and write each word in different colours into each section (like we do in school sometimes). You can of course practise any way you like!

Live Learning Information.mp4

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We are excited to inform you that we are aiming to provide live learning opportunities to run alongside the current learning that we are providing.

Please download the information below to support you with accessing Microsoft Teams.

Please contact your class teacher if you have any difficulties and we will offer some further guidance.

Guidance for accessing Microsoft Teams

Numeracy

12.1.21

In today’s session we will be looking at how we can use pictures to help us create and solve multiplication questions. Watch the video below (join in with the activities) and then answer the questions on the sheet called ‘Multiplication sentences from pictures’.

 

Multiplication sentences using pictures

Literacy 

12.1.21

Today in Literacy can you continue to listen to 'The Giraffe and the Pelly and me' using the audio book on the link below.

Today can you stop when you get to 20 minutes and 30 seconds?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL3NuLOsJHs&safe=active

 

Challenge: The Giraffe, the Monkey and the Pelly have suddenly stopped cleaning the windows. I wonder why? Can you use your prediction skills and write down or draw a picture of what you think is going to happen next? 

 

I think that.........

SPaG 12.1.21

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Listen to the explanation about homophones here and then complete page 26 & 27 in your English Activity Book.

Time - Half past

12.1.21

You all did really well with o'clock last week. Today I wonder if you can practise 'half past'. Complete pages 4 & 5 in your 'Telling the Time' book.

 

It's PE day today!

If you can get outside in the garden to exercise today that's brilliant. Maybe you will go for a walk. We don't mind what kind of exercise you do, as long as you have fun!

Here's a video if you would rather exercise inside.

Favourite Character Fitness 1 - at home PE distance learning

Directions: Students have 10 seconds to choose which of the 3 options is their favorite, and then another timer appears for 30 seconds along with an exercise...

Monday 11th January 2021

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Good morning everyone!

Spellings w/c 11.1.21

Numeracy 11.1.21

Today we are going to be doing some more multiplication learning. Last week we looked at repeated addition, this week we are going to start looking at the X symbol and how we use it in number sentences.

It is important to watch the lesson on the video below. Have a piece of paper ready so that you can have a go at the challenges on the video. Remember to pause it to give yourself enough time. If you have your own wipe off board at home then you could use this instead (just like we would in school!)

Multiplication using the x symbol

After watching the lesson on the video please complete this sheet.

Literacy 11.1.21

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Today we are going to start some learning around a different Roald Dahl book. It is called The Giraffe and the Pelly and me.

If you have this book at home you can read this but if not can you please listen to the audio book here. Today can you listen up to 5 minutes and 35 seconds please?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=wL3NuLOsJHs&safe=active

 

Now that you have heard the first part of the book we would like you to use your imagination.

 

What do you think ‘The Grubber’ would have looked like when it was a lovely old sweet shop? Draw a picture.

 

There are a few clues at the beginning of the story to help you but don’t forget, there is no right or wrong answer!

 

Science

11.1.21

For your science learning today we are going to use 'Espresso'. You will need the log in information that was sent to you via the school app on Friday. Go to this website https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/ and enter the username and password.

 

Once logged in go to the search bar and type in 'living, dead, never alive'.

 

We are going to use the first two items that appear on the list.

 

Please read the book first. It looks like this...

 

Then have a go at the sorting activity which looks like this...

 

You should now know how to distinguish between things that are alive, dead or have never lived. Can you think of some other things that you could add to each column?

 

 

SPaG

11.1.21

Today we would like to recap some learning that we did just before Christmas. Can you remember the difference between a statement, a question, a command and an exclamation? These are the four different types of sentences that we use in Year 2. 

 

A statement - tells you something e.g. I have a red car.

A question - asks something e.g. Do you have a car?

A command - gives an order (a bossy sentence) e.g. Wash your car.

An exclamative sentence or exclamation - starts with 'What' or 'How' and ends with an exclamation mark! E.g. What a lovely car you have!

 

This link will take you to a video to remind you further if you are a little unsure. Scroll down to the second video with Mr Firth.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvp6dp3

 

Finally have a go at completing this page in your English Activity Book.

Well done, you have worked hard today! Don't forget to send some photos of your learning. We'd love to see it!

Numeracy

8.1.21

For your final numeracy lesson of the week we would like you to watch this short video all about adding equal groups and then complete the sheet in your pack titled 'Add equal groups'.

Add equal groups

Telling the time!

8.1.21

We will focus on o' clock today. Turn to page 2 and 3 in your Telling the Time Activity Book.

 

Reading

8.1.21

Please log on to Active Learn and read one of your books. I wonder if you can complete all the bug challenges too! If you need your username and password again contact me by email and I'll send it out.

 

Your Choice!

8.1.21

Today I would like you to choose your own activity. You can choose any of the activities from the 'Home Learning Challenge' sheet in your pack or you can come up with your own activity. I know some of you have been having fun outside by making up your own games and some of you have enjoyed helping your grown-ups in the kitchen. Choose something that you will enjoy smiley

 

Literacy 7.1.21

Today we would like you to use your key words from yesterday to write some super sentences about The Enormous Crocodile's personality. In the picture below you will see my key words from yesterday on the right hand side in blue. I have then thought about how to make this idea into a sentence (on the left in black).

Remember to start each sentence in a different way (there are a few ideas below but I'm sure you'll remember many more). Don't forget to start with a capital letter and end with a full stop, question mark ? or exclamation mark !

 

Numeracy 

7.1.21

Today we will be continuing our learning about multiplication. We are going to focus on making groups. Please watch this video and then complete the ‘Make Equal Groups’ page from your numeracy pack.

 

Make equal groups

SPaG

7.1.21

Today we are learning about conjunctions. A conjunction is a word that we can use to extend our sentences. These are some examples of conjunctions…

and, but, so because, or, when, if, that.

 

Click the link to learn more about how to use conjunctions.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6rvbdm

 

Then complete pages 12 and 13 in your English Activity book.

Information about your pack

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Numeracy

6.1.21

 

Today in numeracy we are starting to look at multiplication. Today’s session is about equal groups. Please watch the following video and then complete the ‘Recognising Equal Groups’ sheet from your pack.

Recognising equal groups

SPaG - Spelling, punctuation and grammar

6.1.21

Today's activity is recapping some old learning about nouns and adjectives. Click the links below to refresh your memory and then complete pages 2 and 3 in your English Activity Book.

 

Nouns

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr/articles/zpd8ng8

Adjectives

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr/articles/zy2r6yc

 

English Activity Book pages 2 & 3

 

Literacy 6.1.21

Here's a link to the video if you have forgotten the story...

The Enormous Crocodile

Today we would like you to think about The Enormous Crocodile's personality. Is he a kind or mean character? How do you know? It is important to use evidence from the story. How many different ways can you describe his personality. You might want to use a thesaurus to find adventurous words! Record your ideas (just in key words) on a piece of paper. See the example below.

 

Well done to those of you that had a go at our home learning today. I really enjoyed reading your writing. The packs are all made now and ready for you to collect tomorrow (Wednesday). We will post instructions on here every morning so that you know which activities we would like you to do each day. We understand that it can be tricky learning from home but please try your very best. I can't wait to see some more photos of your learning!

Good Morning Everyone!

This week Mrs Cliff & Mr Hill will be organising all your home learning (Mrs Bryan is teaching our Key Worker children this week). We will send you our email addresses via the app so that you can send us your lovely learning to have a look at and mark for you! If you are in Mrs Bryan's class we will make sure that she sees your learning but we will mark it and give you feedback whilst she's busy teaching.

We will upload today's challenges shortly. We look forward to seeing how you get on.

 

We are still organising how to make sure everyone has all the equipment/resources needed. We will hopefully have finalised plans by the end of the day today and will of course let you know.

Literacy 5.1.21

Yesterday in class you read/watched The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl. (There are videos on YouTube if you need to remind yourself of the story). 

Today we would like you to describe the Enormous Crocodile's appearance (what he looks like). Can you use adjectives and similes? I wonder if you can start every sentence in a different way too as this will help to make your writing interesting to read.

 

E.g. If you look closely you might notice that the Enormous Crocodile has hundreds of sharp, white teeth in his mouth. His eyes are large and white like golf balls.

 

If you haven't got any paper at the moment don't worry. We are still finalising plans for organising getting packs to you. More information will follow today.

 

 

Numeracy 5.1.21

Today we would like you to play the games on 'Hit the Button'. You can of course play any of the games but can you particularly practise x2, x5 and x10?

Can you beat your score?

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

 

Here's a sneaky look at our new topic!

 

Here are our two new numeracy areas. The Fantastic Mr Fox area will help us practise our arithmetic skills and The BFG area will help us with our problem solving and reasoning skills!

 

Our Science/Enterprise Learning

All term we have been learning about materials and their properties. Our final challenge to demonstrate our understanding of materials was to design & make a boat for a specific purpose. Each team chose a scenario and designed and made a boat to match.

 

 

 

 

Making boats

Our Christmas Party!

 

The children really enjoyed watching the artist Rob Biddulph draw different characters this week. I've put a link to his website here in case the children want to have a go at home over the weekend.

 

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

Design & Technology

We have investigated different sliding and pivoting mechanisms to create moving pictures.

Christmas jumper day 2!

Christmas jumper day 1!

Numeracy Strategies

I thought it might be useful to share a few video clips with you to demonstrate how we add and subtract in Y2. We learn different strategies and choose the one we feel most comfortable with. 

Addition using equipment

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Addition using jottings 1

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Addition using jottings 2

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Subtraction

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Timestables!

We have been learning our x2, x5 and x10 tables in class. Try to practise as much as possible at home. Hit the Button might be a fun way to practise but of course you can ask someone to write you a quick challenge or just ask you some whilst you are walking to school.

1 x 5 = ?        4 x 10 = ?       7 x 2 = ?

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Under Bethlehem's Star so Bright

Here are the two songs that we are currently learning in class. You may want to use the music to practise at home!

Starry Night.wma

The Snail and the Whale

This week we imagined that we were the snail from the story by Julia Donaldson. We have written diary extracts. Here are a couple of brilliant examples.

Friendship week!