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Friday 22nd May 2020
Today is the start of your half term holidays. We are not setting you any work today for next week as we want you to relax, have a break and enjoy your free time with your families. If you are looking for some nice activities to do during the holidays, remember you can look on the Fun ideas page, and if you want to listen to a story, have a look in Story Corner.
For those of you who will be celebrating, we wish you a very happy Eid - we know the celebrations are not going to be quite the same as usual this year, but we hope you have a lovely time with your family at home.
Mrs Ishaq has already been busy decorating her house ready for Eid!
Have a lovely break and we will be back after the holidays with some new home learning activities!
From Mrs Ishaq, Miss Firth and Miss Kent ☺
Thursday 21st May 2020
Good morning, we hope you are well. Here is your work for Thursday.
Let's start with a few exercises.
Log on to espresso, choose KS1 → Maths → Statistics
Go to the video page and watch these two videos:
Now go to the activity page and complete four activities about Pictograms or Block Diagrams. You can choose which activities to do and if you want to do more than four you can!
Today you are going to complete a cloze procedure about The Night Pirates. First read the power point that shows the story.
Then you will need to copy out the story and put in the missing words. Remember to write as neatly as you can, and before you start make sure you write today's date - Thursday 21st May 2020.
These are the missing words you will need:
This is the story you need to copy:
Today we want you think about Ramadan. Read through the power point and talk about it with your family.
Once you have finished reading the power point, it would be nice for you to have a go at making your own Eid card for a loved one. Here are some ideas for what they may look like. Get creative!
Wednesday 20th May 2020
Good morning. We hope you are all well. Here is your work for Wednesday.
Let's start the day with a few exercises.
We are going to look at money again today. Remember, we can make the same amount of money in different ways by using different coins. Today we are going to look at how many coins we would need if we only used one type of coin to make an amount.
Work out how many coins I would have in my purse. You can ask an adult to borrow some coins to help you, or you could draw a purse and draw the coins you would need. Remember that counting in 2s, 5s or 10s will help you work out the answer.
Can you find a way to make 62p using exactly 3 coins? Which coins did you use? Now can you find a way to make 62p using exactly 4 coins? Which coins did you use? Can you think of any other ways you could make 62p using exactly 4 coins?
Today you will need to use the school website and the Oxford Owl ebooks app. Remember you will need to login using the pink log in button to use it. You may have problems accessing the activities if you are using a mobile phone but you should be able to read the book.
Red and Orange groups to read Key trouble and complete the activities. It is in the 6-7 year old section. If you cannot access the activities, then tell someone all about what you have read and then they could ask you questions about your reading.
Yellow and Green groups to read Minibeast Poems. It is in the 6-7 year old section. There are no activities for this book so choose your favourite poem and try to learn some of it off by heart.
Blue group to read Tom, Dad and Colin and complete the activities. It is in the 5-6 year old section. . If you cannot access the activities, then tell someone all about what you have read and then they could ask you questions about your reading.
Today I want you to pretend you are a pirate and have a go at making your own treasure map. You may wish to include all the things you have learnt this topic in your map. For example, maybe your map will include a lighthouse, or maybe you will add some physical and human features. You may also wish to include forests, sandy beaches, quicksand, a cave, lakes, mountains or whatever you decide. Maybe you could even give these features pirate names.
Create a simple key for your map and decide on the best place to hide treasure!
Key - A map key uses symbols, colours or lines to show the important landmarks on a map, like a road or a mountain. A key is usually at the side of the map and helps people looking at the map understand what the symbols mean.
Tuesday 19th May 2020
Good morning, we hope everyone is well. Here is your work for Tuesday.
Let's get moving with a few exercises.
If there is a missing number in an addition question and the numbers are close together, the easiest way to solve it is to count from the smallest number to the biggest number.
If there is a missing number in an addition question and one of the numbers is very small, it might be easier to change the question into a subtraction. Put the biggest number at the start and then count backwards from the biggest number.
Work out the missing numbers in these questions. Try to choose the quickest way to work out the answer.
Today we are going to watch our new story ‘The Night Pirates’ and see if your predictions came close to the story.
Activity: Watch the story and then find out what these words from the story mean using a dictionary or Google dictionary. The words are:
Challenge: See if you can find the meanings of any other words from the book.
It is P.E. today so please do your extra exercises.
Watch the warm up and cool down videos carefully - Mr Moseley has made us some special videos!
Monday 18th May 2020
Good morning, we hope you have had a good weekend. Here is your work for Monday.
Let's start with some exercises.
This week we are starting a new story. Before we start reading it, you need to look at the front cover and write a prediction about what you think will happen in our new book. You can use the questions under the picture to help you with your prediction. Remember to write the date – Monday 18th May 2020
Look at this picture and write your prediction.
Think about :
Who are the characters in the story?
Where does the story happen?
What happens to the characters?
Where do they go?
Who do they meet?
What happens at the end of the story?
Today we are going to be thinking about our feelings and emotional well being. First read these feeling words and talk about what they mean. Talk about how and when you have felt like this.
Now look through the presentation, click to go on the next page.
Don’t forget it’s good to talk about your feelings and it’s okay to be a little unsure at a time like this.
Next have a go at drawing yourself and write down some feelings that you have had during lockdown. Here is an example of what your work may look like:
We would love to hear about all your feelings and we are always here to listen.