*Happy Easter Barn Owls*
A HUGE well done to all of you for your hard work over the last 2 (very strange) weeks of the Spring Term. Thank you for sharing with me all of the super things that you have been achieving at home. Wishing you all a lovely Easter break enjoying lots of fun things with your families. Feel free to continue completing the ‘Everyday tasks’ and accessing the challenges on the LMPS Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LMPSNorfolk/ or try out some of the fun activities in the front of your Home Learning book. Take care and I look forward to seeing you back on here on Monday 2oth April.
*Please complete activities in your ‘Home Learning’ book. Remember that you can contact Mrs Cameron if you have questions email@example.com Please continue to check your emails and your work for teacher comments. It may take me a day to respond to everyone, as some days I am working in school, but I will get back to you! Thank you ALL for all your hard work, and well done!
Attached here is a Home Learning Resource Guide with lots of great links to use at home.
- Read for at least 15 minutes and record it in your reading diary. If appropriate, complete an Accelerated Reader quiz.
- Practice times tables. Year 3 to focus on x3, x4, x6 and x8. Year 4 to focus on all tables. You can use https://www.timestables.co.uk/
- Play a game or draw a picture.
- Join Joe Wicks for his daily PE session – you can do this at any time in the day.
- ONCE A WEEK – complete a weekly 10-minute workout from both your English and Maths homework books. I will post the answers on here every Friday for you. Spring Workout Week 11 answers
Wednesday 1st April
- English – Think about the experiences that Columbus and his sailors encountered. How would you be feeling? What would you see on your journey? What were the conditions on the ship? Think about how Columbus would have been feeling. Imagine the conditions on deck (e.g. ship letting in water, fear of dying in the storm, what they had discovered…). Use one of the Message in a Bottle Writing Frames to write about how Columbus was feeling.
- Maths – Have a go at these problem solving tasks where you will need to have a systematic approach https://nrich.maths.org/2852 and https://nrich.maths.org/186 If you are unsure how to get started, click on the ‘Getting started’ link.
- Topic – Think about the new island that you have started creating this week. Today you will need to create a National Anthem and Island Laws. You can use the templates to help you do this. You have also discovered a new species of animal living on your island so you will need to create a fact-file for it. National anthem My Islands Laws New Species Fact File
Tuesday 31st March
- English – Read the information about the explorer Christopher Columbus and then answer the questions. You can choose your own challenge level. Christopher Columbus
- Maths – Have fun using these 4 sets of co-ordinates to create some emojis. Emoji coordinates The answers are there, but no peeking! Then you could have a go at creating some of your own co-ordinates to design a picture.
- Topic – Find out even more about Christopher Columbus on https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/ks2-christopher-columbus/z7j3hbk . Then work through the information PowerPoint found at https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/au-tp2-h-10-planit-history-year-4-world-explorers-lesson-7-christopher-columbus Use the parent code UKTWINKLHELPS to access it. Complete the 2 activities described on slides 9 and 16. Colony Plan Activity Jigsaw Activity
Monday 3oth March
- Big Writing – Use Google Docs to complete the diary writing task. Big writing task Big Writing ideas sheet
- Maths – Learn about how to use co-ordinates correctly using Map Coordinates PowerPoint Complete the tasks described within the presentation: Pirate Map Coordinated Activity Sheet Drawing a Coordinate Grid Activity Sheet
- Topic – Think about the deserted island that you were shipwrecked on within your Big Writing task. Imagine that you have found a new island. What will you name it? Design a flag for it and draw a map of it to show its places and features (think about what you learnt in the maths activity).
Friday 27th March
- *French update* I am aware that yesterday’s French link on Purple Mash wasn’t working properly. I have reset it and you should now be able to see it in your 2Do folder.
- English – Finish the time conjunction work from yesterday and then update your diary. (Make sure that you include time conjunctions in your diary please!)
- Maths – Use https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/Choose your year group and then complete lesson 4 – watch the video and complete the activities. Then use https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/classroom-resources/problems/ to have a go at the ‘Problem of the day’. Please send me an email to let me know how you are finding these online lessons. You could attach photographs of the work too.
- Talk Homework – Talk about the time that you were shipwrecked. Talk Homework 27-03-20
- Art – Have some photography fun! Learn how to take a photograph of a moving object. Email me some of your best photographs. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/art-and-design-how-%20to-%20photograph-moving-object/zrdrkmn
Thursday 26th March
- English – Use the Time Conjunctions PowerPoint to revise your understanding of time conjunctions. Throughout the PowerPoint there are 4 activities for you to complete. I suggest that you complete 2 of these today and the other 2 tomorrow. You can choose your own challenge level on the first 2 activities. Activity Sheet Mum and Tom Activity Sheet Missing Conjunction Application Activity Time Conjunctions Mini Test
- Remember to update your diary if you haven’t done so already.
- Maths – Use https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/Choose your year group and then complete lesson 3 – watch the video and complete the activities. Then use https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/classroom-resources/problems/ to have a go at the ‘Problem of the day’. Please send me an email to let me know how you are finding these online lessons. You could attach photographs of the work too.
- French – Mrs Hamilton would like you to work through the games and activities in the Purple Mash French topic, ‘Ma Famille’. It has been set as a 2Do for you. I HAVE RESET THIS SO IT SHOULD HOPEFULLY NOW SHOW IN YOUR 2DO FOLDER.
Wednesday 25th March
- I hope you have been enjoying joining in with Joe Wick’s PE sessions – make this a daily activity.
- English – Look at the spelling word mat. How many words on the list can you read? How many of their definitions do you know? Complete the spot the errors spelling task.
- Maths – Use https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ Choose your year group and then complete lesson 2 – watch the video and complete the activities. Then use https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/classroom-resources/problems/ to have a go at the ‘Problem of the day’.
- Music/dance – Use the BBC Teach website to join in with a music lesson which involves some dancing. There is a teacher guide on the web page for your adult to use. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/live-lessons/ten-pieces-and-the-nutcracker-live-lesson/znhycqt
Tuesday 24th March
- We will join fitness expert Joe Wicks at 9am again today. Use the same link as Monday.
- English – Remind yourself of the features of diary writing using Diary Writing Powerpoint. Start your own diary that records all the things that you are getting up to at home. If you have one, you may wish to use a small notebook for this. Alternatively, I have also shared a blank diary template on Purple Mash that you can use if you want – you will find it in your 2Dos. Begin by writing an entry for yesterday. You can then add to your diary each day.
- Maths – Use https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ Choose your year group and then complete lesson 1 – watch the video and complete the activities. Then use https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/classroom-resources/problems/ to have a go at the ‘Problem of the day’.
- Art – Use the Sketchbook PDF example to have fun creating some mini-sketches. You are welcome to send me any photographs of your work.
Monday 23rd March
- We will be aiming to join fitness expert Joe Wicks at 9am for a workout. These will be held every weekday, streaming live from https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ
- Big Writing – Use Google Docs to compete the diary writing task. Big Writing task
- Maths – Use the Measure Perimeter PowerPoint to find out about perimeter. Then choose some of the tasks to complete. Perimeter tasks 1 Perimeter tasks 2 Perimeter tasks 3
- Topic – Use Purple Mash to complete three map tasks. One is about the world, the second is about the world’s continents and the third is about the world’s oceans. You will find these tasks in your 2Dos section on Purple Mash.
Friday 20th March
- English – Read the diary extract from Ratburger and answer the comprehension questions. Diary extract and questions.
- Maths – Big Maths Beat That!
Choose your level and answer the questions – can you complete them all in 10 minutes? Challenge yourself and have a go at the next level up too! Big Maths Beat That
- Topic – Choose a country in North America and find out 10 fascinating facts about it.
- Talk Homework – Talk about the party scenario ready for Big Writing on Monday. Talk homework
- How many star jumps can you do in a minute today? Can you beat your score?
Thursday 19th March
- English – Use https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr/articles/z3dbg82 to recap verb tenses. Then complete the irregular past tense verbs activity sheet.
- Maths – Enjoy watching the ‘Metric System Conversion Song’ on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djTNUp4XIRo&safe=active. Then choose one of the Comparing Lengths activity sheets to complete. There are 3 levels so you can choose which to do! You can also use the answer sheet to mark your work.
- French – Teach someone at home some of the words and phrases that you have learnt in your French lessons with Mrs Hamilton.
- How many star jumps can you do in a minute today? Is it or more or less than yesterday?
Wednesday 18th March
- English – Use Past tense verbs PPT to find out about the different endings of past tense verbs. How many irregular past tense verbs do you know? For example – ‘I am swimming’ changes to ‘I swam’. Complete irregular-past-tense-verbs-reveal-the-picture-activity
- Maths – Use https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z4nsgk7 to find out about length and distance. There are 2 learner guides and 8 class clips to watch.
- Topic – Find out, and name, the countries found in North America.
- Find out how many star jumps that you can do in 1 minute!