The Week Ahead in Brancaster Bubble – Monday 23rd November 2020


If you need to self-isolate this week then please make sure you work through the lessons and activities below. New learn screens and activities on Education City are also updated weekly on a Monday morning and can be found at https://go.educationcity.com/

As always, I can be contacted via the school office or on my email – c.emery@gf.kwestacademy.com Don’t hesitate to email and let me know if you need anything to support your learning. I look forward to seeing your completed work.

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 and don’t give up!

Monday

Maths – This week we will be finishing our unit on addition and subtraction . Continue to learn about solving addition and subtraction problems.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zf3r47h

Spellings – This week we will be focussing on the ‘shun’ spelling spelt cian. The spelling list is below. Read through the list and make sure you know the meaning of each of the words – if not, look them up or ask an adult for help.

Complete this lesson to help you to understand this spelling pattern – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zsw8r2p

 

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://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zs7tjsg complete activity 1.

Tuesday

Maths – Use this lesson to practice creating addition and subtraction facts – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/deriving-addition-and-subtraction-facts-by-using-given-calculations-cru3jd

 

Spellings – Practise your spellings – remember to Look, read, cover, write and then check your spellings. Identify which words you need to learn. Think about what will help you to learn the words.

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://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zs7tjsg – Complete Activity 2

 

 

Wednesday

Maths – Continue to practise the column method for addition. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/adding-using-the-column-method-when-multiple-columns-require-regrouping-cmwpcr

Spellings – continue to practise your spellings.

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://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zs7tjsg Complete Activity 3

 

Thursday

Maths – Today we are starting a new unit on length and perimeter. Complete this lesson to discover more about perimeter. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z9wbn9q

Spellings – continue to practise your spellings.

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.

The Manor House Model Text

Reading Comprenension – Begin to explore Hansel and Gretal by Anthony Browne – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-engage-with-a-text-c8t34t

 

 

Friday

Maths – continue to explore length and perimeter. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-calculate-perimeters-of-2d-shapes-in-cm-and-mm-cnj3ae

Spellings – Ask a grown up to test you on your spellings. Did you get them all right?

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 – Continue with the lessons on Hansel and Gretal https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-the-text-71jk4r

 

 This Week’s Spellings

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.

 

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