As always, all these tasks are optional – if you have your own ideas, please go ahead!
|M||Read your book for 30 minutes.||Spelling – Play on Spelling Shed for 10 mins. Year 5 search for ‘Y5Sum1-2’; Year 6 search for ‘Y6Sum1-2’.
Writing – Watch the 4-minute video on Authorfy from the author Nicola Davies (should be the 2nd one on the page). She’s going to set you a challenge for the week that links nicely to our nature theme of this term and to your science lesson on Friday!
|All your maths this week is going to be on LbQ. I like this the best because I can track how you are all doing, see the questions you’re each on and help you out if you’re stuck! Remember, with LbQ the questions always get harder towards the end.
Today’s revision lesson is on adding and subtracting. The code is xrr.
|Joe Wicks||History: How did Hitler rise to power? Follow this 40-minute lesson from the Oak National Academy and see how much more you can learn (or how much you can remember!) about our WW2 topic from earlier in the year.
Art: Another Rob Biddulph tutorial – a peacock this time! We’re going to do something special with these on Wednesday, so keep them safe until then… (Ocean class are joining in too!)
|Tu||Read your book for 30 minutes.||Grammar – Treasure hunt! Cut up the questions and (if they have time) ask an adult or sibling to hide them around the house for you. Once they’ve finished, try to find all the questions and write the answers on your answer sheet as you find them. Give an adult the answers to help you check – or you could always check them yourself!||Today’s revision lesson is on using estimation to check answers. I will send the code later as usual.||#ThisisPE – watch this video on footwork patterns and try the activities yourself.||Geography: Learn about the different types of settlements including a hamlet, a village, a town and a city. Follow the lesson here: watch both videos and complete both practice activities.
French: Play on Duolingo for 20 minutes.
|W||Complete 3 Read Theory quizzes.||Poetry – We were supposed to be looking at the book Lost Words by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris this term – it’s a book of ‘spells’ (poems). (If you have it, get it out and have a look! Isn’t it beautiful?) Look at the examples of acrostic poems (at the bottom of this page) written about animals – one is from the book and the other two are written by children. Choose your own animal and write an acrostic poem about it!||Today’s revision lesson is on using the inverse operation to check answers. I will send the code later as usual.||Joe Wicks||Music: Learn the difference between major and minor by watching this 10-minute lesson.
Art: Can you think of something inspiring to say to others to make them feel happy? E.g. “Count your rainbows not your thunderstorms”. Create a poster which contains a positive message, take a photograph of yourself holding it and email it to me so I can share them on a blog post and on the website. It will be lovely for the class to to see you and read your inspiring words.
If you are stuck, Google ‘inspiring quotes for children’ and see if it gives you some ideas – or borrow someone else’s words that inspire you!
You might like to add your quote to the peacock you created on Monday or you could create a different picture or cool writing style to present your quote! Ocean class will be doing this too. Look at Mrs Buckland’s example at the bottom of this page.
|Th||Read a paragraph or page of your book aloud to an adult and ask them to tally each time you make a mistake – do it again afterwards and see if you can beat your score!||Watch the 4th video on the Authorfy 10-minute challenges page by Swapna Haddow (author of ‘Dave Pigeon’). She is going to challenge you to write from an animal’s perspective!
|Today’s revision lesson is on mental addition and subtraction. I will send the code later as usual.||#ThisisPE – watch this video on throwing for accuracy and try the activities yourself.||PSHE: The importance of teamwork. Watch the videos on this link and then complete the practice activity.
Computing: Play on code.org for 30 mins.
|F||Read your book for 30m.||Writing – Take part in Jane Considine’s live ‘Super Sentence Stacking’ lesson at 9.45am (or watch an old one if you want to write about a different video clip!). You will watch a video clip and write 9 sentences about a short chunk of it.||Today’s revision lesson is on multi-step addition and subtraction word problems. I will send the code later as usual.||Joe Wicks||Science: What is the Theory of Evolution? Follow this 25-minute lesson from the Oak National Academy and see how much more you can learn (or how much you can remember!) about our evolution topic from earlier in the year.
Art: Look at these 30 days of daily doodles: https://jumpshare.com/v/LnhxzFB2HT0DIWO7va6T You could try one each day, or just do a few today 🙂 There are examples of each one in these videos: part 1 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udiDu9CE35U and part 2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA22CzkHSjI&t=10s