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Monday 1.2.21

 

Phonics - alternative ways of spelling /ch/

The ch sound can be spelt differently in different words (e.g. rich, fetch, future)

Click here for the video lesson.

A printable version of the word sort activity is also available below:

If you are usually in Mrs Mayse, Miss Pearson or Mrs Bevan's phonics group then you will be focusing on the /air/ sound this week.

Click here for the video lesson. Please note you will need a paper and pencil for the dictation activity.

Handwriting - zig zag monster letters

Click here to watch the video lesson.

Practise the letters using a pencil and a piece of lined paper or use the handwriting sheet below:

English - Comprehension 

You need to read the information about polar bears and penguins carefully, then find the answers to the questions in the text. There is a Mild, Spicy or Hot version of the comprehension for you to choose, depending on how confident you feel with your reading.

This work has been set as an assignment on Teams. Please submit your work on there in order to receive some feedback.

Maths - Recognising coins

Click here to watch the White Rose video lesson. Write your answers on a piece of paper when it asks you to pause the video. It would also be useful to have a selection of real coins to look at. Afterwards choose one of the challenges below:

Mild: Click here to play a 'Spot the coins' game

Spicy: Complete the questions from the White Rose worksheets below

Hot: Complete the problems below

 

 

Geography - Animals that live in a polar habitat

Click here for the BBC Bitesize activity 'What is a polar habitat'

Click here for the video lesson

Task:

Research an animal that lives in the Arctic or Antarctic and create a poster about that animal.

Click here for some suggested websites.

There are also some information posters and factfiles you can look at below.

 

Tuesday 2.2.21

 

Phonics /igh/

The /igh/ sound can be spelt differently in different words (e.g. light, fried, kite, my)

Click here for the video lesson.

 

If you are usually in Mrs Mayse, Miss Pearson or Mrs Bevan's phonics group then you will be focusing on the 'air' sound this week.

Click here to watch the video lesson again. Then have a go at one page of the activity sheet below (the answers are on the 4th page so don't look at them until you have finished!)

Guided Reading - Polar Bears

Click here for the video lesson

English - Writing questions

Watch these two BBC Bitesize videos:

How to write questions

How to use a question mark

Task:

Mild: Look at the notes about polar bears on the information sheet below. Then copy out the sentences on the worksheet, filling in the question marks and missing words.

Spicy: Read the information sheet about polar animals then choose one animal and write 5 questions and answers about it (see the Spicy worksheet below for some question ideas)

Hot: Use fact books or the internet to research a polar animal of your choice and write 5 questions and answers about that animal. Try to start your questions in different ways.

Maths - Counting money (coins)

Click here to watch the White Rose video lesson. Write your answers on a piece of paper when it asks you to pause the video. It would also be useful to have a selection of real coins to look at (1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p and 50p). Afterwards choose one of the following activities:

Mild: Look at the worksheet and count the coins in each purse

Spicy: Complete the questions from the White Rose worksheet below (this is the one that is referenced in the video lesson)

Hot: Complete the problems from the worksheet below.

Science - Food chains

Click here for the video lesson

Click here for a different video on BBC Bitesize that explains Food chains.

Tasks:

Click here to complete the Tundra food chain challenge on BBC Bitesize.

Mild: Cut out the picture cards. Sort them into the correct order to make 2 different food chains.

Spicy: On a piece of paper draw 2 food chains that you would find in an Arctic or Antarctic habitat. Label the producer and consumers.

Hot: Same as Spicy above but also write a sentence to explain why producers are important.

 

Please upload a photo of your completed work using the website link.

 

Wednesday 3.2.21

 

Phonics - alternative ways of spelling /f/

The /f/ sound can be spelt differently in different words e.g. fun, stuff, phone

Click here to watch the video lesson (you will need a pencil and a piece of paper for some of the activities)

You may also want to complete the phoneme spotter activity below (Underline all of the words with the /f/ sound)

If you are usually in Mrs Mayse, Miss Pearson or Mrs Bevan's phonics group then you will be focusing on the 'air' sound this week.

Click here to watch the video lesson again. Then have a go at practising the words on the worksheet below:

Guided Reading - Polar Bears

Please complete this lesson before you try today's English lesson.

Click here for the video lesson

English - Planning a report about polar animals

 

Please complete this after guided reading.

 

Today you are going to be making notes which you will be using to write a report about polar animals. Everyone is going to be writing about polar bears then you can choose an animal from those below or one of your own. You will need a pencil and a piece of lined paper for this lesson to make notes. There is a printable mild version of the task which involves cutting and sticking notes rather than writing them (see the documents below).

 

First watch the video lesson to make notes about polar bears.

 

Then you can make notes about one of these animals or choose your own:

 Arctic hares (Read it yourself or listen to it being read)

 Arctic foxes (Read it yourself or listen to it being read

 Snowy owls (Read it yourself or listen to it being read)

 

Keep your notes safe ready for tomorrow's lesson.

Maths - Counting money

Click here for the video lesson (You will need a piece of paper and a pencil so that you can answer the questions while you watch).

If you have any at home, it would also be useful to have some real life coins and notes to look at (e.g. £1, £2, £5, £10)

Now choose to complete either the Mild, Spicy or Hot questions:

PE - Gymnastics

It is really important that you are in a large, safe space before you try any of the things in this lesson. We would not suggest practising things like forwards rolls/cartwheels/handstands without mats.

Think about the different shapes, balances, jumps and ways of travelling you have learnt in our gymnastics lessons this half term:

Click here to watch the video about jumps again.

Click here to watch the video about ways of travelling again.

Click here to look at some gymnastics shapes again.

We would like you to make a sequence, linking some of these moves together. We would like you to include, 3 shapes/balances, 2 jumps and 2 ways of travelling in your sequence.

Click here to watch a PE video for some more ideas.

PSD/ Jigsaw

Our Jigsaw theme this half term is 'Dreams and goals'. We would like you to spend 30 minutes working towards your personal lockdown challenge (remember this is something you want to improve on or learn before the end of this half term). We will be asking you to feedback on how you are getting on during Friday's class catch up meetings on Teams and would like everyone to submit a photo of you working towards your goal so that we can make a class collage.

If you have already achieved your goal please reflect on the following:

-Was there anything you found tricky? 

- What did you do when things felt difficult?

- How did you feel when you achieved your goal?

- Do you feel inspired to create a new goal?

Thursday 4.2.21

 

Phonics - alternative ways of spelling /n/

The /n/ sound can be spelt differently in different words e.g. next, gnome, knot

Click here to watch the video lesson (you will need a pencil and a piece of paper for some of the activities)

There is also a printable version of the phoneme spotter activity below (underline all of the words with the /n/ sound).

If you are usually in Mrs Mayse, Miss Pearson or Mrs Bevan's phonics group then you will be focusing on the 'air' sound this week.

Click here to watch the video lesson again. Then have a go at the wordsearch below:

Guided Reading - Polar Bears

Click here to watch the video lesson.

You will need a pencil and a piece of paper to write down your answers while you watch.

English - Writing a Report About Polar Animals (Part 1)

 

Today you are going to be turning your notes from yesterday into sentences. If you found making notes difficult you can use the example notes instead

 

Follow the video lesson to write an introduction and a paragraph about polar bears. There is an optional printable sheet with sentences starters you can use to help with the writing.

Maths - Comparing amounts of money

Click here for the video lesson.

Choose to complete either the Mild, Spicy or Hot questions below:

RE - The Baptism of Jesus

Click here to watch the video lesson.

Click here to watch a different video adaptation of the bible story.

Task: Draw a picture of John baptising Jesus and complete the following sentences:

John showed authority when ...

Jesus showed authority when ...

Friday 5.2.21

 

Phonics Recap of /ch/ /igh/ /f/ and /n/

This week in Phonics we have been looking at alternative spellings for the /ch/ /igh/ /f/ and /n/ phonemes.

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

 

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

switch, torch, adventure, tonight, tried, cry, fluff, family, photograph, sign, needle, knee 

If you are usually in Mrs Mayse, Miss Pearson or Mrs Bevan's phonics group then you will be focusing on the 'air' sound this week.

Please click here if you would like to watch the video lesson again.

Practise the spelling words from the end of the video and, if possible, get someone at home to test you on them.

Guided Reading - Polar Bears

Click here for the video lesson.

You will need a pencil and a piece of paper to write down your answers while you watch. There is also an independent task to complete at the end of the video.

English - Writing a Report (Part 2)

Today you are going to be completing writing your report about polar animals by writing your own paragraph. If you don't think you have enough planned to write about a second animal, you can use the example notes about the Arctic hare. 

 

Watch the video lesson to go through writing a paragraph about a second animal then complete your own paragraph. There is a printable helper sheet below with some sentence starters on you can use if you would like.

Maths - Selecting coins to make an amount

Click here to watch the White Rose video lesson.

If you would like to complete the worksheet that accompanies the video then there is a copy below:

Now watch this video for instructions on how to complete today's independent task. Choose the Mild, Spicy or Hot questions from the sheet below and draw the coins you would need to make that amount.

Art - Drawing a Polar Bear

This week in Art you can learn how to draw a polar bear. You can watch this video that explains how to draw a polar bear step by step or use this simple guide. If you are finding it difficult, there are some printable pictures you can use to trace. You could also create a suitable background with Arctic colours using felt tips, crayons, paint or even tissue paper. See the examples below:

Library Story-Time

Here is this week's story time.

Click on the book to listen!

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