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This week's learning

Remember to visit our YouTube channel for daily story time and other pre-recorded lessons https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIaeWZHHlHicW6oHxUPkg_hsUoMgT4vIa

Monday 22nd February

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE: Complete Joe wicks workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gZqbK1REVw

 

 

 

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Spelling and Handwriting:

 

Spelling:

This week we are going to continue our work on more suffixes. Watch this video, pause it when you need and complete the tasks set.

 

We are looking at words ending with the suffixes  -ate and -en.  Learn the following words using strategies you have worked on in class (such as pyramid words, missing vowels, pictures):There is a crossword puzzle to check your understanding of these words.

estimate

evaluate

isolate

strengthen

forgotten

brighten

Also learn these common exception  words for a spelling test on Friday:

decided, describe,disappear, enough, experience, extreme

 

Handwriting:

Our join of the week is - ate

Please watch the video https://youtu.be/c7rrdKyD-FY

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths:

To review your learning on length and perimeter, answer the true or false question. Try to give a reason for your answers.

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading:

Read the myth (The Story of Nu Wa by Holly Robinson) and answer the questions.

     Use keywords form the questions to help you retrieve the answer

     Skim through the text until you find the key word/s and read around the word.

The Story of Nu Wa is a Chinese myth that is hundreds of years old. It tells the story of a goddess called Nu Wa who saved the Earth from destruction. Because the myth is so old, there are many different versions of it. This is one of the most popular versions.

Glossary for this text

summit - the very top of a mountain

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

History:

Read about life in Ancient Egypt and answer the questions.

Assembly

 If you missed it, please catch up on the previous week’s celebration assembly https://youtu.be/-XnR1hRZuOc

Story time

Charlotte’s Web  CH21 https://youtu.be/l1pOT9PDP0M

Tuesday 23rd February

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

 

Managing stress with Aston Villa!!

https://youtu.be/NEJxrXxMVFE

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Grammar:

This week we are going to learn about Word Classes. Watch this video, pause it when you to need and complete the tasks set.

 

 Complete the worksheets asking you to identify the different types of word class in each paragraph.

 

Use the scaffold provided to help you think of examples.

 

 

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths:

We are looking at area. Watch the video and answer the questions below. If you do not have sticky notes cut out a square piece of paper. Use this piece of paper as a template to cut out the other squares so they are all the same size.

 

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading:

Read the abridged extract from the play Coram Boy by Helen Edmundson, based on the novel Jamila Gavin and answer the questions.

     Use keywords form the questions to help you retrieve the answer

     Skim through the text until you find the key word/s and read around the word.

Coram Boy is a novel by Jamila Gavin, which was turned into a play. It tells the story of two orphan boys, Toby and Aaron, who were raised at a children’s home in London called Coram Hospital. In this scene, Toby and Aaron have been called to see the matron, Mrs Hendry.

Glossary for this text

benefactor - someone who gives money to help someone else

liveried - in uniform

protégé - someone taught by someone famous

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

 History

Re-read yesterday’s comprehension. Make a poster about Egyptian life, including what you think are the most important details.

Assembly

https://youtu.be/rvMWBn_zBNQ    

Story time

Charlotte’s Web  CH22

Wednesday  24th February

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE: Complete Joe Wicks workout

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOvqLXv88L4

 

 

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Grammar:

Expanded noun phrases are really important in our writing as they bring descriptions to life, giving us details of objects we are reading about. Watch this video, pause it when you need to and complete the tasks set.

 

Now have a go at using your own expanded noun phrases on the given worksheets.

 

TIP:

A prepositional phrase includes the object that the preposition in a sentence is referring to and any other words that link it to the preposition.

For example: "He hid beneath the duvet."

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths:

Watch this video on counting squares to find a given area. Then try the sheet below.

 Remember that 2 half squares are equal to one whole square.

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading:

Read the abridged extract from www.destinationspace.uk (An Interview with Tim Peake) and answer the questions.

     Use keywords form the questions to help you retrieve the answer

     Skim through the text until you find the key word/s and read around the word.

Tim Peake is a British astronaut with the European Space Agency (ESA). Between December 2015 and June 2016 he lived on the International Space Station, where he carried out important scientific experiments. He gave this interview shortly before he went into space.

Glossary for this text

apprehension - worry

circadian - 24 hours

ISS - International Space Station

prior to - before

persevere - don’t give up

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

Science: This week we will be starting a new topic on Solid, liquids and gases. Watch the video and have a go at the quiz

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-the-properties-of-solids-liquids-and-gases-6gv30d

 

Story time

Charlotte’s Web CH23 - The final chapter https://youtu.be/HnGsyNhwE4M

Thursday 25th February

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE: Try this concentration and mindfulness activity

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_XNl5UTX84

 

 

 

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Grammar:

Today we’re moving onto a different word class- pronouns. They are really useful as they help us make sure we avoid repeating the same word over and over again in a sentence or paragraph.

Watch this video, pause it when you need to and complete the tasks set.

 

Complete the given worksheet asking you to choose the correct pronoun to complete the given sentences.

 

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths:

Watch this video on making shapes and answer the questions below.

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading:

Read the extract (Escape From Germany by Penny McKinlay) and answer the questions.

     Use keywords form the questions to help you retrieve the answer

     Skim through the text until you find the key word/s and read around the word.

In 1933, the Nazi Party came to power in Germany. They disliked Jews and encouraged violent attacks against them. By 1945, millions of Jews had been murdered by the Nazis. Escape From Germany is a novel about a Jewish family who go on the run to escape Nazi violence.

Glossary for this extract

Herr and Frau - Mr and Mrs

swastikas - symbols of the Nazi Party

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

Science: Complete the worksheet on solids, liquids and gases. Watch the video from yesterday if you need  help

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-the-properties-of-solids-liquids-and-gases-6gv30d

 

Story time

Dragons at Crumbling Castle by Terry Pratchett https://youtu.be/S5MPl9aVm4E

Assembly

Celebration Assembly - Please visit our YouTube Channel

Friday 26th February -

No screen day!

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE challenge: In this challenge you will need a pair of bundled socks or a small ball. You also have to find certain objects - you can do this and compete against someone in your house!

  1. With your ball or socks, see how many throws and catches you can do with on  hand, if you drop it you start from zero
  2. How many star jumps can you do in 30 seconds?
  3. How many hops can you do in 30 seconds?
  4. Time yourself or count how many seconds it takes to run to your room, touch the fridge, touch the front door, run to the bathroom, then wash your hands singing happy birthday twice. How long did it take you?
  5. Can you touch your toes without bending your knees?
  6. How high can you jump? Find a wall and stand next to it. Jump as high as you can and see which part of the wall you can touch? Can you make it higher?
  7. How many steps does it take you to walk to all the rooms in your house three times? Count how many steps you do?

 

 

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Writing Challenge:

Describe Charlotte from Charlotte’s Web only using 100 words exactly. Remember to use  expanded noun phrases and pronouns. If you have not been able to access our stories online, choose a character from one of your favourite books to describe instead.

 

Spelling test:

 Please get someone at home to test you on the  spellings you were given on Monday

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths:

Please complete a CGP workout.

Complete the multiplication quiz below.

You can record how long it took you to complete the grid or how many correct answers you got in 12 minutes. Make a note of your score. Did you do better than last week? Can you do better next week?

To get better at your tables, try some of the following activities:

         Chanting tables

         Writing out tables

         Making a poster for a multiplication table you find tricky

         Writing a song or rap for a multiplication table you find tricky

         Asking someone at home to test you or you could test a family member and tell them if their answers are correct.

 

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading:

Read the poems (The Wind by Robert Louis Stevenson and Your Dresses by Carol Ann Duffy) and answer the questions.

     Use keywords form the questions to help you retrieve the answer

     Skim through the text until you find the key word/s and read around the word.

The Wind and Your Dresses both describe different kinds of weather and how they affect people. The Wind was written by Robert Louis Stevenson more than 100 years ago. Your Dresses is a modern poem. It was written by the Scottish poet and playwright Carol Ann Duffy.

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

 PHSE : Make a Happiness Jar - a happiness jar is a jar in which you add a message showing what you are happy about or grateful for. find an empty jar and start adding notes in there. As the weeks go by, you can take them out and reflect on what you have written. You can do this individually or as a family.

 

 RE: Make a poster showing how Jewish people obey god. Use what you have learnt about the Exodus, Passover and food laws to show this. Use images and text to make an eye catching and informative poster. Don’t forget to send pictures of your work in for your teachers to see.

 

 

Story time

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