Sheringham, Monday 23rd


Hello Sheringham,

Here is a taster of what we are going to be doing this week in class. If you need to stay at home and isolate, then please follow the learning below. Any problems then contact me via my email address.

Suggested Timetable

8.45 – 9.00 – Times table or mental maths practise.

9.00 – 10.00 – Maths

10.00 – 10.15 – Have a break and a well-earned snack!

10.15 – 10.30 – Practise this week’s spellings

10.30 – 11.30 – English

11.30 – 12.00 – Reading comprehension or handwriting practise

LUNCH

Afternoons

Each day work on one of our other subjects – you could look at topic or science or explore the National Oak Academy – https://www.thenational.academy/ website where there are hundreds of lessons for you to ‘dip’ into.

Remember, your learning is your responsibility – work hard, don’t give up and remember to share your work with me!

 

Monday

Maths

Continue to work on the times tables you are being tested on in class. Also, learn x4 tables.

There is a powerpoint covering today’s lesson. Please email me if you wish to have access to it. Otherwise, you can follow this which is similar to what we will be doing in class over the week: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/recalling-the-3-times-table-c8tp4d

Spellings:

 

English

This week we will be inventing and writing our own story. Remember, this half term we have been learning about suspense and how we can create suspense in our stories. The lessons this week allow you to recap on some skills needed to be effective writers. Make sure you complete the lessons then work on your stories. When you have written your stories, share them with me!

Skills lesson – Today, work on using apostrophes. Complete this lesson to make sure you know when and where to use an apostrophe! https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-the-function-of-apostrophes-70up2d

Think about your story innovation. Where will your character be and where will they go? Draw a picture of your main character and think about what they are like – How old are they? What is their name?

Reading Comprehension: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-engage-with-the-text-c9h3je

 

Tuesday

Maths

Continue to work on the times tables you are being tested on in class. Also, learn x4 tables.

There is a powerpoint covering today’s lesson. Please email me if you wish to have access to it. Otherwise, you can follow this which is similar to what we will be doing in class over the week: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/recalling-the-4-times-table-cmt64e

Spellings  – see under Monday.

English

Skills lesson – Today, we will recap on complex sentences. Complete this lesson and practise this sentence structure. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-complex-sentences-c8r34r

When you have finished, think about the settings for your story. Where will your character be at the start of the story? (Their safe place) Where will they go? (your spooky setting). Draw a picture of your settings and think about words and phrases to describe them.

Reading comprehension – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-the-text-orally-and-in-written-form-c5jk6d

 

Wednesday

Maths

Continue to work on the times tables you are being tested on in class. Also, learn x4 tables.

There is a powerpoint covering today’s lesson. Please email me if you wish to have access to it. Otherwise, you can follow this which is similar to what we will be doing in class over the week: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/using-arrays-to-represent-the-3-and-4-times-tables-6xk38r

Spellings – see under Monday

English

Today, recap on the rules for using fronted adverbials – what is a fronted adverbial and how can I use it to create suspense? https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-the-functions-of-fronted-adverbials-60u68e

Make a list of fronted adverbials for your story – which ones would be good to create suspense? Use this word mat to help you.

Reading Comprehension – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-a-character-6wv3gd

 

Thursday

Maths

Continue to work on the times tables you are being tested on in class. Also, learn x4 tables.

There is a powerpoint covering today’s lesson. Please email me if you wish to have access to it. Otherwise, you can follow this which is similar to what we will be doing in class over the week https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/understanding-multiplication-can-be-completed-in-any-order-68rp6c

Spellings – see under Monday

English

Complete the story planning showing the different parts of your story. Remember to look back at the model text – The Manor House to help you. If you have time, draw a story map of for your story.

Reading Comprehension – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-one-of-the-main-themes-6dk30d

 

Friday

Maths

Continue to work on the times tables you are being tested on in class. Also, learn x4 tables.

There is a powerpoint covering today’s lesson. Please email me if you wish to have access to it. Otherwise, you can follow this which is similar to what we will be doing in class over the week

Spellings – see under Monday

English

Write your hot task. Make sure you include all the different parts. Also, check that you have selected words and phrases to create suspense. When you have finished, check your story carefully. Make sure you check your punctuation and sentences and make sure they make sense.

Here’s a lesson on proofreading to help you to check your own work – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zryxt39

Reading Comprehension – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-genre-6rr32t

 

Science

This week we will recap on pitch and frequency – complete these lessons to help your understanding. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-pitch-and-frequency-6gr64t

Watch this clip to explore how distance effects the amplitude of a sound. Then design an experiment to measure how far different sounds can be heard. Carry out your experiment.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z47w2hv

 

Topic – The National Parks

This week we will be exploring the National Parks in the UK. Can you find out about the history of the parks, where they are and what they are used for? Look closely at The Peak District. Where is it in the UK and why do people go there? How long has it been there? Can you find Mam Tor – what is it and what was it used for in history. Use the website below to help you with your fact finding!

https://www.nationalparks.uk/parks/

When you have some information, create a poster to advertise the Peak District. Don’t forget to share your poster with your teacher.

Education City

Throughout the week, there are also activities set on Education City linked to Maths and Literacy.

 

Have a great week,

Mrs Moyle

 

 

 

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