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Please note: A full weeks worth of home-learning has been added for this week.

Friday 3rd April

 

Literacy

Continue with your diary entries.

Things to remember: Say the sentence you want to write before you write it. Remember to use the phonics help mat to help you sound out words and your common exception word mat to copy tricky spellings from. Take care with your handwriting and letter formation, remembering your talls and tails and try to include your capital letters and full stops. Also don't forget correct capital letters and full stops and adventurous vocabulary.

All help mats and videos are available under Monday's information.

Topic- Easter

Below are some examples of Easter crafts that you can do at home. Obviously it will depend on the resources you have available, but if you can why not give one of them a go. I would love to see some photos! Just email them to the school email address.

Thursday 2nd April

 

Literacy

Continue with your diary entries.

Things to remember: Say the sentence you want to write before you write it. Remember to use the phonics help mat to help you sound out words and your common exception word mat to copy tricky spellings from. Take care with your handwriting and letter formation, remembering your talls and tails and try to include your capital letters and full stops. Also don't forget correct capital letters and full stops and adventurous vocabulary.

All help mats and videos are available under Monday's information.

Numeracy- 3D shapes and their properties

Topic- Easter

Below are some examples of Easter cooking activities that you can do at home. Obviously it will depend on the ingredients you have available, but if you can why not give one of them a go. I would love to see some photos! Just email them to the school email address.

Wednesday 1st April

 

Literacy

Continue with your diary entries.

Things to remember: Say the sentence you want to write before you write it. Remember to use the phonics help mat to help you sound out words and your common exception word mat to copy tricky spellings from. Take care with your handwriting and letter formation, remembering your talls and tails and try to include your capital letters and full stops. Also don't forget correct capital letters and full stops and adventurous vocabulary.

All help mats and videos are available under Monday's information.

Numeracy- 3D shapes and their faces.

Easter Reading Comprehension Activity

Tuesday 31st April

 

Literacy

Continue with your diary entries.

Things to remember: Say the sentence you want to write before you write it. Remember to use the phonics help mat to help you sound out words and your common exception word mat to copy tricky spellings from. Take care with your handwriting and letter formation, remembering your talls and tails and try to include your capital letters and full stops. Also don't forget correct capital letters and full stops and adventurous vocabulary.

All help mats and videos are available under Monday's information.

Numeracy- Counting Faces on 3D Shapes. (Try to use 3D objects from around the house to support you with this. See help sheet for support)

Topic- Easter Week Timeline

Monday 30th March

 

Literacy

Diary writing.

As we all know, these are unusual times that children in the future will learn about in their history lessons. This week we are going to keep a diary so you can look back on this week in years to come.

Use the attachment below that includes some helpful hints when writing a diary entry. 

Things to remember: Say the sentence you want to write before you write it. Remember to use the phonics help mat to help you sound out words and your common exception word mat to copy tricky spellings from. Take care with your handwriting and letter formation, remembering your talls and tails. Make sure your capital letters and full stops are in the correct places. Try to use adventurous vocabulary.

The link below will take you to a selection of videos showing correct letter formation in cursive writing. 

Numeracy- Patterns with Shapes

Friday 27th March

 

Numeracy

Complete allocated tasks on mathletics. These focus on counting faces, edges and corners (vertices) on shapes.

 

Literacy/ Phonics

Play the 5 allocated unit 18 (ew, ue, u-e, u/oul) sounds, reading, letters, spelling and language games on Bugclub. These are the games you normally play for your homework and are available under the my stuff, phonics tab.

 

Topic- Science

Plants

Watch the following videos. These will explain the journey certain foods go through to get to our plate.

 

 

Cheese- From farm to fork.

Thursday 26th March

Literacy- Can you spell these words using the correct /oo/ grapheme?

Topic- Religious Education

Easter

Read through the Easter story. Discuss with an adult why you think Easter is an important time in the year for Christians. Can you retell the Easter story in your own words? What are your thoughts on the Easter story?

 

Wednesday 25th March

 

Literacy/ Phonics

Log in to Bugclub.

Click on the My Stuff tab.

Click on the Phonics tab.

Open Unit 18 language Lesson.

It will open on the reading tab.

Click on show.

Read the sentence, remembering all the alternative 'u / oo' sounds you have been learning.

Click on the blue right arrow and read the next sentence.

Continue until all sentences have been completed. You will know when they have as the arrow will fade and you will not be able to click on it.

Following this, click on the spelling/ writing tab

Click on say. Have a go at writing the sentence. Remember, it will include some of the /u/oo/ sounds you have been learning.

Click on the blue right arrow and read the next sentence.

Continue until all sentences have been completed. You will know when they have as the arrow will fade and you will not be able to click on it.

When you have written all of the sentences, click on the blue cross in the top right corner to exit.

Topic- Religious Education

Easter

Read through the powerpoint of The Meaning of Easter with your adult. Why do Christian's celebrate Easter? What do you think about the Easter story? How does it make you feel? What do you enjoy most about Easter? 

Numeracy- Sorting 2D shapes.

Tuesday 24th March

Numeracy- Shape

Literacy/ Phonics

Log in to Bugclub.

Click on the My Stuff tab.

Click on the Phonics tab.

Open Unit 18 /oo/ short as 'u', 'oul'  Lesson.

Once open, watch the video on the sounds tab if there is one appears. Please note, not all sounds have a video.

Click on the spelling tab.

Click on the say button.

Have a go at writing down the word that was given. Remember, it will include the /ur/ grapheme.

Check with your adult if you have spelt it correctly.

Write a sentence containing that word. Can you include an adjective or some new vocabulary?

Click on the blue right arrow.

Continue until all words have been completed. You will know when they have as the arrow will fade and you will not be able to click on it.

Following this, click on the picture tab.

Look at the picture. Write down the word it represents. Remember, it will include the /ur/ grapheme.

When you have spelt all of the words and written sentences containing these words, click on the blue cross in the top right corner to exit.

23rd March 2020

Numeracy

Complete assigned task on Mathletics.

 

Literacy/ Phonics

Log in to Bugclub.

Click on the My Stuff tab.

Click on the Phonics tab.

Open Unit 18 /oo/ short as 'u', 'oul' Revision.

Once open, click on the reading tab.

Click on the show button and read the word.

Click on the right arrow.

Click on show and read the next word.

Repeat this until you have read all the words.

When you have read all of the words, click on the blue cross in the top right corner to exit.

 

Open Unit 18 /oo/ short as 'u', 'oul' Lesson.

Once open, click on the reading tab.

Sound out the word given and blend to say the word..

Click on blend to check you were right.

Click on the blue right arrow.

Sound out the next word given and blend to say the word.

Repeat this until you have read all the words.

When you have read all of the words, click on the blue cross in the top right corner to exit.

 

Topic- Geography

Recently we have been looking at human and physical features in Geography. Go for a short, local walk with your family. What human features can you see? What physical features can you see. Use the attached help mat for support. When you return home, draw and label the different features you saw in your home learning book? Do you think that the human features are important? Do they spoil the landscape or do they improve it? Research old photos of your hometown on the internet. Do you like it as it is now or would you prefer it to still be like the old photos. Can you explain your reasoning?

20th March 2020

Numeracy- Shape

Think about all the different 2D shapes you found on your shape hunt yesterday. Can you record how many vertices (a point where to sides meet) each shape has. Do each of these shapes have a line of symmetry? If you have one, try using a mirror to find out. Or cut the shape out and see if you can fold it in half so each side is exactly the same. 

Question: Can you draw more than one four-sided shape that has a vertical line of symmetry?

 

Literacy

  • Shhhh!!! For children's eyes only!

Make a Mothers' Day card for your mum. Decorate it with any art resources you have in your house. This could be crayons, colouring pencils, paints, chalks etc...

Write a lovely message for your mum inside. Tell your mum why you love her. Use the phonic, common exception word mats to support you. And don't forget to use adventurous vocabulary! (See attached PDF)

 

Topic- PE

Supermovers counting fun!

Alternative verb and adjective vocabulary.

19th March 2020

Numeracy

Go on a shape hunt around your house. What 2D and 3D shapes can you find?

 

Phonics and Literacy

Log in to Bugclub and complete all UNIT 17 phonic games. These focus on alternative 'oa' graphemes. Remember, a grapheme is the letters that you use to write specific sounds. A phoneme is the sound those letters make when you say them. Can you write some sentences containing words with different 'oa' graphemes. Remember all of the new vocabulary we have been learning. Try to include some in your sentences.

 

Topic

After looking after our beans for the last few weeks, we found that some beans grew and some beans didn't. Can you explain to your parents why some did and some didn't grow?  Draw a picture of a bean and label the things a bean would need to grow. 

2D and 3D shape names

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