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Home Learning for the week beginning Monday 6th July

FRIDAY 10th JULY

 

Reading

Writing

In school, we created character profiles for the different characters from The Boy AT The Back Of The Class. Choose a character from a recently read book which you have enjoyed.  Create a character profile.  Can you include a picture? A detailed description? What makes your character appeal to the reader?

 

Ask a family member to test you on your spellings for this week.

 

WOD: banal

Pronunciation/syllables?

Word class?

Definition?

Exemplar sentence?

CHALLENGE: Use the WOD x2 in a sentence.

Synonym?

Antonym?

Prefix?

Suffix?

 

 

Maths

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/describe-position-after-translation-87505b

Year 6:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/calculate-unknown-angles-in-quadrilaterals

Other areas

RE:

Click on the link to discover more about Buddhism

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-the-sacred-text-of-buddhism

 

THURSDAY 9th JULY

 

Reading

We have recently been thinking about climate change and the damage being caused to our environment by human consumption.  Dougie Pointer has written a book about the amount of plastic in our oceans.  Follow the link to find out more about the book.  You can listen to Dougie read an extract from the book, there are videos to watch and you can download an extract from the book to read yourself.

https://authorfy.com/masterclasses/dougiepoynter/

 

Writing

WOD: subsequent

Pronunciation/syllables?

Word class?

Definition?

Exemplar sentence?

CHALLENGE: Use the WOD in direct speech.

Synonym?

Antonym?

Prefix?

Suffix?

 

Have a read of your setting description from yesterday, now that you have set the scene can you introduce a character?  Will it be someone who lives there or someone who comes upon the house?  Write a paragraph introducing the character, do you want your reader to like your character or not?  How will you influence the reader’s opinion?  Think carefully about your word choices.

 

Maths

Year 5:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/describe-position-after-translation

 

Year 6:

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/find-unknown-angles-in-triangles

Other areas:

ART:

Click on the link and create some abstract art.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/juan-miro-and-automatic-drawing

 

WEDNESDAY 8th JULY

 

Reading

Spend some time reading today, maybe you could read aloud to someone in your family?  Maybe you could ask some else to read aloud to you?  Don’t forget, it doesn’t have to be a book.  A magazine or comic is just as acceptable.  Just please, please, please: KEEEEEEEP reading! 😊

Writing

Are you confident with this week’s spellings?  Spend some time practising any words that you are finding tricky.

 

There is a wordsearch to download and complete to help you in learning this week’s spellings.

 

WOD: bereft

Pronunciation/syllables?

Word class?

Definition?

Exemplar sentence?

CHALLENGE: Use the WOD in direct speech.

Synonym?

Antonym?

Prefix?

Suffix?

 

Have a look at your notes from yesterday.  Today, I would like you to turn your notes in to a spooky setting description.

 

What emotions would you like your reader to feel and how are you going to use language to do this? 

 

Maths

Year 5:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/describing-positions-and-coordinates

 

Year 6:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/compare-and-classify-quadrilaterals

 

Or go to Bitesize and complete a maths lesson there.

Other areas

SCIENCE:  I thought this sounded explosively good fun! 😊

https://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/9727-2/

 

If you like, you could ask an adult to film you creating your explosion and explaining the science behind it – have fun.

TUESDAY 7th JULY

 

Hopefully, I will see some of you this afternoon.  I am VERY excited to catch up with you all and hear what you have been up to!  See you later! 😊 😊 😊

 

Reading

Have a go at the next reading comprehension from the file – we are on Day 7.

 

Writing

Today’s word of the day: exaggerate

Can you pronounce the WOD correctly? How many syllables does it have?

Can you note down the word class?

Can you write a definition of the WOD?

Can you write an exemplar sentence using the WOD?

CHALLENGE: Can you use the WOD with a simile?

Does the word have any antonyms?

Does the word have any synonyms?

Morphology: Can you think of a prefix or suffix which could modify the WOD?

 

How are you getting on with your spellings?

Have a look at any you are finding tricky. 

There is also a word jumble that you can download and complete.

 

Today, I’d like you to start to plan some creative writing.  Tomorrow, I would like you to write a spooky setting description. 

For now, I would like you to look at this picture of a house.  List as many adjectives or phrases as you can think of to describe it.  You may wish to print off the picture (click on the creative writing file) and write your words and phrases around it.  Try to be as precise as possible with your word choices.

 

 

Maths

Year 5:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/describing-translations

 

Year 6:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/compare-and-classify-triangles

 

Or go to Bitesize.

Other areas

DT: Have some building fun, can you create a bridge strong enough to hold a toy car?

Click on the link https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrn6pg8

HERON CLASS HOME LEARNING WEEK 11

Good morning Lovely Herons! Welcome to week 11 of home learning.  This is going to be a GREAT WEEK because some of us will be able to meet up on Tuesday!  I am so very excited to see you.  It will give us the opportunity to plan lots of fun learning experiences for when we all come back to make up for this strange year.  Be ready to tell me your Hopes and Dreams for 2020 – 21.  Next year we will have to make sure that we get to tick them ALL off! 

In the meantime, I hope you will enjoy the activities in this week’s home learning.  Feel free to message me or send pictures of the work you have done.  I know it has been a very long time now but please know that everyone in school is very much still here for you, all be it from a distance!

Ratkinson@ludhamprimary.onmicrosoft.com

You don’t have to do everything, and you don’t have to do it all at once just please do your best and whatever else you do, please, please find time to read!

Have an awesome week Lovely Herons.  Keep busy, find the fun in what you’re doing and keep smiling – I will see you soon.  😊

 

 

MONDAY 6th JULY

 

Reading

Please complete Reading comprehension Day 6

 

English

Here are your spellings for this week:

Year 5:

overthrow

overturn

overslept

overcook

overreact

overestimate

overuse

overpaid

overlook

overbalance

 

 

Year 6:

ecstatic

jovial

exultant

elated

delighted

despondent

forlorn

dejected

woeful

dismal

 

Check you know the meaning of each word, use a dictionary if needed. Use each word correctly in a sentence.

Challenge: Avoid starting your sentences with ‘the’ or a pronoun. How many complex sentences can you write?

 

Maths

 

Either visit Bitesize and complete today’s maths lesson or click on the link for your year group.

 

Year 5:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/an-introduction-to-translation

 

Year 6:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/find-the-value-of-missing-angles

 

If you prefer, you could always spend some time on mathletics. 

 

If you fancy a challenge, have a go at this Problem Of The Day – part 3 really had us scratching our heads last week in school!

NB: You need to scroll down to find the KS2 problem! 😊

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/Problem_of_the_Day/Day-9-Thursday-12th-March-2020.pdf

 

 

Other Areas

History:

Travel back to 1066 and find out about the battle for the monarchy.

 https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/in-1066-who-was-the-rightful-heir-to-the-throne

 

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