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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 1st March

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE: Complete Joe wicks workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yI7PU5Sxj0

 

 

 

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Spelling:

This week we are going to continue our work on more suffixes and apply our knowledge of -ate and  - en words. 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) Then create your own puzzle on these words using meanings of the words as clues.

translate

chocolate

separate

sensible

sequence

ancient

 

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

famous

favourite

guard

guide

heard

heart

 

Handwriting:

Use the sheets provided to master your handwriting!

 

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths:

Watch the video on comparing area and complete the sheet below.

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading:

Read the extract (Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen) 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.

Boy in the Tower is a novel by Polly Ho-Yen. It tells the story of a boy called Ade, who lives in a city tower block with his mum. one day, strange and terrifying things called ‘Bluchers’ start appearing. In this extract, Ade considers how things have changed since the Bluchers arrived.

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

Geography:

Complete the National Oak lesson on Time Zones. Watch the video and answer the questions. If you do not have internet access read the information sheet and answer the questions.

Assembly

 If you missed it, please catch up on the previous week’s celebration assembly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKtbn9zvo70&list=PLIaeWZHHlHicW6oHxUPkg_hsUoMgT4vIa&index=55

Story time

The Otter Who Wanted to Know Chapter 1 https://youtu.be/zhfsUHkVVZ4

Tuesday 2nd March

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE Well being  - Yoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhYtcadR9nw

 

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Grammar:

Today we’re continuing our work on word class with a focus on Fronted Adverbials. They tell  us where, when, how, how and how often an action happens.

Watch this video, pause it when you need to and complete the tasks set. Then have a go at this quiz:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zp937p3

 

Complete the given fronted adverbial hunt worksheet.

 

 

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths:

Complete the sheet on counting squares to find area.This will put your reasoning skills to the test.  Remember that you can watch yesterday’s video for help.

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading:

Read the abridged extract (An Interview with Malorie Blackman from www.youngwriters.co.uk) 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.

Malorie Blackman is a British fiction writer. She was awarded the role of Children’s Laureate from 2013-2015, an important position which involves promoting reading to children. In this interview from early on in her role, she discusses her thoughts on reading and writing.

Glossary for this text

voraciously - quickly and eagerly

tangible - real

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

Geography

Re-watch yesterday’s video or read yesterday’s sheet if you are working offline. Make a poster about the Earth’s Time Zones. Include the explanations of time zones, meridians and prime meridian.

Assembly

Visit our YouTube playlist

Story time

The Otter Who Wanted to Know Chapter 2 https://youtu.be/GpxxcADkIks

Wednesday  3rd March

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE:Complete Joe Wicks

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoh7OnG2K_0

 

 

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

Grammar:

We are continuing our fronted adverbial work. To start watch this fun song

Now have a go at the worksheet to show how much you have learnt about fronted adverbials.

Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

Maths:

The sheet on counting area is a bit trickier today so make sure you read Mr Qayyum’s tips, which are on the sheet.

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Reading:

Read the poem (Bigfoot by William Schoff) 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.

For many years, people in America have reported sightings of a large, ape-like creature - this creature has become known as Bigfoot. However, many argue that Bigfoot doesn’t really exist. In this poem by William Schoff, the narrator decides to try and solve the mystery of Bigfoot.

Glossary for this text

eerie - strange and scary

cryptic - puzzling

sceptics - non-believers

credible - believable

elusive - difficult to find

perchance - by some chance

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

Science: Watch the video about states of matter

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-do-particles-behave-inside-solids-liquids-and-gases-68wp2c

Watch the video and complete the tasks set

Story time

https://youtu.be/qpat7xs-PtM The Otter Who Wanted to Know- chapter 3

Thursday 4th March

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

World Book Day!

 - More details about the day are on the sheet below

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7KRrCFcsJs

Story Challenge – The Football School

 

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

SHARE a STORY:

Take a photograph of you sharing a story with your family… the most original for each year group will receive a £5 book token – but we need proof!

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Break

10.30-11.00

Lesson 3

11.00-11.45

 

Make a bookmark.

 

Try the quiz on the sheet below.

 

Lesson 4

11.45-12.30

Sharing a story:

Your teachers would like to share a story with you!

 

Mr Qayyum - https://youtu.be/N9U9CUmwBjc

The Sherlock Holmes collection

 

Mrs Harris- https://youtu.be/ndYuK75SBZ4

Eat your peas by Kes Gray and Nick Sharratt

 

Miss Richards https://youtu.be/ZewJ9NZLJgQ

The Time-Travelling Caveman by Terry Pratchett

 

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

Visit this virtual library: https://library.thenational.academy/

 

Bed time story: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hq37MNetpbE

 

Ask your parents to read these tips: 5 ways to encourage your child to read…

 

 

Story time

 The Otter who wanted to know - Chapter 4

https://youtu.be/ndYuK75SBZ4

Assembly

Celebration assembly - Please check the year 4 playlist this afternoon.

Thursday's sheets

Friday 5th March - Screen Free Day

Lesson 1

9.00-9.45

PE challenge: Circuit challenge - complete independently or with a family member

Time yourself for 30 seconds. After each exercise rest for 30 seconds, then complete the next activity

  1. Star jumps
  2. Jogging on the spot (knees high)
  3. Balance on 1 foot
  4. walk up and down the stairs
  5.  Complete sit ups                                 

 

Challenge: Complete the circuit again, remember to work for 30 seconds then rest for 30 seconds

 

Lesson 2

9.45-10.30

 Grammar:

This worksheet really challenges your understanding of adverbials through a reading activity.

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:

Please complete a CGP workout.

Lunch

12.30-1.30

Lesson 5

1.30-2.30

 

 

 PHSE : Watch the video and follow the activities - https://youtu.be/77m5fIenoqY

 

Mental Health Week Challenge: Complete the happiness body (see sheet below)

 

 RE: This week, we are learning about forgiveness. What does the word forgiveness mean to you?

 

Imagine a time when you had to ask for forgiveness. Describe why you had to ask for forgiveness, who did you have to ask, why did you have to ask them? How did it make you feel?

 

Imagine a time when someone asked you for forgiveness. How did it make you feel? Did you forgive them? What had they done to need forgiveness?

 

Celebration Assembly:  

Follow this link for this weeks celebration assembly: https://youtu.be/VcMmSpJvm3E

Story time

The Otter Who Wanted to Know CH5 https://youtu.be/9kP7nvbfzUcjk

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