Hello and welcome to Class 17!
Week beginning 30th March
Read for 15 minutes. Online texts can be accessed on Oxford Owl:
Write an adventure story based on a science lab
Your writing task is to continue the story. Firstly, plan what is going to happen; this will give structure to your story.
When you are writing, please include the following features:
-A wide range of punctuation A . , ; ! ? “ – ( )
-Varied sentence openers
-Sophisticated conjunctions (therefore, however, although, despite)
Complete the Maths activity booklet (see below for download link).
Linking with Mr Hill-Shaw’s bug hunt session from last week, complete the habitats task (see below for download link).
Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro (9am)
Dance with Darcey Bussel https://twitter.com/diversedancemix/status/1241098264373592065 (1.30pm)
Art and Design
Design and create a new minibeast! See below for the download link.
Continue with the KS2 music booklet (see below for download link).
Week beginning Monday 23rd March 2020
Read for 15 minutes. Online texts can be accessed on Oxford Owl should you need them:
Complete the writing tasks below:
Complete rounding questions set in the Year 6 Learning Plan (pages 2-4)
Complete rounding questions set in the Year 6 Learning Plan (pages 5-7)
Design a character profile of your Greek mythical creature / hero. Include their strengths, weaknesses, hobbies, character history, greatest victories, arch enemies etc.
The heart. Children to view the Powerpoint (resource below) about the working of the heart and then design a poster for hospitals about how the heart works and how to keep your heart healthy .
The body coach – 5 minute daily circuit workout
If you own a tablet, download the Stop Motion app (for free) and create your own animation.
If you do not have a tablet, use Word or Powerpoint to word process one of your Literacy tasks.
Telford Music Service have created a music home learning document for Short Wood pupils…Enjoy! (Resource below).
Website to access from home
- www.studyladder.co.uk An excellent free resource that covers all the curriculum
- https://toytheater.com Educational online games
login details: Class 4
- https://uk.ixl.com/math/ IXL can be used for children from Reception to Year 6
-https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student Everyone has a Times Tables Rockstars login and password. any problems let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org
- https://blockly.games/ Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.
- https://scratch.mit.edu/ Everyone has experience using Scratch for creative computer programming
- https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ National Geographic has lots of activities and quizzes.
- https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/ Nature detectives have lots of activities for the garden.
- https://www.duolingo.com/ Duolingo allows you to learn languages for free (online or via an app).
Art and Design Technology
Cool educational videos
Reading Book and Reading Diary.
Please help your child to remember to bring their reading book and reading diary every day.
We would also like you to be reading at home each night and making an entry into your reading diary.
Children need to remember to bring their PE kits every Monday and Thursday.
Maths and Literacy Homework will be handed out every Wednesday and returned every Monday. Children should also practise instant recall facts and times tables.
Please make sure your child brings a water bottle to school each day.
Our Spring Term Topic
The Ancient Greeks
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