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Monday 11.1.21

Phonics - Different ways of saying ea

 

You need lined paper and a pencil for this lesson.

 

ea can be pronounced differently in different words. In words like meat it is pronounced like ee in feet. In words like bread, the two letters make the e sound as in bed.

 

Use this video lesson to practise sorting some words with ea in.

Then use the printable worksheet below to sort some more words  independently.

English - Writing expanded noun phrases

 

This week you are going to be describing The Snow Queen. Follow the video lesson to find out how to write how to write expanded noun phases. There is an optional printable version of the worksheet below for offline use.

Maths - 2 times table

 

You will need a pencil and a piece of paper for this lesson.

 

Today we are going to practise the 2x table again.

 

Please watch the 2x table video on the White Rose Website and write the answers on your piece of paper when it asks you to pause the video.

 

There is also a 2 x table song you can join in with here.

 

Now complete the 2x table test below - Choose side A or side B.

For an extra challenge you could time yourself to see how quickly you can complete each set of questions.

Geography - Polar Regions

 

Watch this video to recap the continents and oceans of the world. Can you use a globe (or Google Earth if you do not have one at home) to locate the North and South Poles?

 

Now use the video lesson to find out more information about the polar regions.

There is also a good video to watch here.

 

Once you have watched the presentation and videos, please have a go at the worksheet below.

Tuesday 12.1.21

Phonics - Different ways of saying er

 

You need lined paper and a pencil for this lesson.

 

er can be pronounced differently in different words. In words like her it makes a long ir sound. In words like farmer, the two letters make a short u sound.

 

Use this video lesson to practise reading and writing some words with er in.

Guided Reading - Emily Brown and The Thing

 

Use the video lesson to introduce this week's vocabulary then complete the task below.

English - Describing the Snow Queen

 

Use this video lesson to look at some pictures of the Snow Queen from different versions of the story. Today we are going to focus on thinking of some interesting words to describe the Snow Queen (remember to describe how she behaves as well as how she looks).

Create a word bank of good vocabulary to describe the Snow Queen using the worksheet below:

Maths - 5 Times Table

 

You need paper and a pencil for this lesson.

 

Today you are going to be learning multiplication facts for the 5 Times Table. Use the video lesson to work through some examples. You may also want to use this BBC Bitesize website to access a song and some interactive activities.

 

Then choose to complete either the Mild/Spicy or Hot worksheet below.

There is only one worksheet for Mild/Spicy. For a Mild challenge use resources (anything that you can group in fives e.g. counters, cubes, even something like pasta shapes!) to help you calculate the answers. For a Spicy challenge see if you can calculate the answers in your head. If you have chosen the Hot worksheet you should be trying to do the calculations in your head.

Science - Living Things

How do we know whether something is alive? Follow this video lesson to find out!

 

This BBC Bitesize video also gives a good summary of the characteristics of Living Things.

 

Look at the picture cards below and sort them into 3 piles:

- Things that are alive,

- Things that used to be alive

- Things that have never been alive

 

Now look around your house and, if possible, a safe outside space (e.g. a garden or a park) to find some more examples of things that are alive, used to be alive and have never been alive. Try and write down 5 things for each column on the worksheet below.

Wednesday 13.1.21

Phonics - Different ways of saying a

 

You need lined paper and a pencil for this lesson.

 

a can be pronounced differently in different words. It makes a short 'a' sound in words like hat. It makes a long 'ay' sound in words like acorn and it makes a short 'o' sound in words like watch. 

 

Use this video lesson to practise reading and sorting some words with a in.

Then use the printable worksheet below to sort some more words independently.

Guided Reading - Emily Brown and The Thing

Use this video lesson to listen carefully to the story.

English - Describing the Snow Queen

Over the next two lessons we are going to be writing a description of the Snow Queen. You only need to write the first part of your description today.

Click here to watch the video lesson. There is also a sentence help sheet below:

 

Click here to watch an animated version of the Snow Queen. We suggest watching a 10 minute clip from 6.10 - 16.00

Maths - 10x table

You will need a pencil and a piece of paper for this lesson.

 

Today we are going to practise the 10x table.

 

Please watch the 10x table video on the White Rose Website and write the answers on your piece of paper when it asks you to pause the video.

 

There is also a 10 x table song you can join in with here.

 

Then choose to complete either the Mild/Spicy or Hot worksheet below.

There is only one worksheet for Mild/Spicy. For Mild use resources (anything that you can group in tens e.g. counters, cubes, even something like pasta shapes!) or draw pictures to help you calculate the answers. For a Spicy challenge see if you can calculate the answers in your head. If you are chosing the Hot worksheet you should be trying to do the calculations in your head.

P.E. - Gymnastics

Click here to watch a video that shows you some different styles of jump.

There are also some jump picture cards you could use below. 

Make sure you are in a safe space and try performing each different type of jump. Remember to always land with bent knees.

Now try linking 3 different jumps together to make a sequence

Thursday 14.1.21

Phonics - Different ways of saying y

 

Click here to watch the video lesson.

The video lesson gives instructions on how to complete the sorting task below:

Guided Reading - Emily Brown and the Thing

Click here to watch a video lesson guiding you through some sequencing questions

English - Describing the Snow Queen

Today you are going to finish writing your description of the Snow Queen. Remember to use your word bank from Tuesday and the Sentence helper sheet from yesterday.

Click here for the video lesson that shows Miss Sumner writing an example description.

Maths - 2, 5 and 10 x tables

 

Continue to practise the 2, 5 and 10 times tables focusing on whichever ones you find trickiest. 

 

Click here for some songs you could use.

 

Click here to play 'Hit the Button' to help build up quick recall of 2, 5 and 10 times tables facts.

 

Click here to watch the video lesson to introduce your learning tasks for today.

RE - Authority Figures

 

Click here to watch the video lesson. There are some discussion questions to think about and an independent task to complete.

Library Story-Time

Libby the Library Bear has a new message for all the children!  Click here to listen to this week's story-time at a time to suit you.  There are two stories this week, so you may choose to listen to one today, and one tomorrow.

    

Friday 15.1.21

Phonics - Recap of ea, er a, and y

 

This week in Phonics we have looked at alternative pronunciations for the graphemes ea, er, a and y.

ea- deaf, bread, feather

er - letter, hammer, ladder

a -  apron, angel, want

y - dry, happy, gym, crystal

 

If you are finding any of these new pronunciations tricky you could watch the video lessons from this week again.

 

Please practise spelling the words above. You may want to use the 'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' worksheet below. Once you have spent some time practising the words you could get someone at home to test you on them.

Guided Reading - Emily Brown and the Thing

Use the lesson presentation below to work through some more sequencing questions about the story. You can then check your own work using the answers at the end of the presentation. 

There is also a printable version of the questions below if you would prefer.

 

*If you would like to hear the story again before you do the activity you can use the video lesson from yesterday

English - Handwriting (Curly Caterpillar letters)

 

Click here to watch Part 1 of the video lesson.

Click here to watch Part 2 of the video lesson.

 

Now practise your curly caterpillar letters using lined paper or the handwriting sheet below. Please use a pencil.

Maths - Multiplication Problems

 

Click here for the video lesson explaining how to solve multiplication problems using your times tables facts.

 

Then Complete 1 page of the worksheet below:

1 star = mild

2 stars = spicy

3 stars = hot

We would love to see how you get on with this activity. If you are able to, please submit your work via the upload link for your teacher to see by taking a photograph.

Art - Robert Delaunay

Read through the lesson presentation below to find out about this artist and how he used warm and cold colours.

Now we would like your to create your own piece of art inspired by Robert Delaunay.

You can choose what to use (e.g. paint, colouring pencils, felt tips ...)

You can choose whether to use the printable templates below or create your own design.

 

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