Hunstanton Mon 1st Feb 2021


Good Morning Super, Smart, Stupendous Squirts,

I hope you all had a great weekend.

WELL DONE’S

A special well done to all the ADULTS who are helping by supporting the children who are learning from home. I know how hard you are all working to support your children. WELL DONE and THANK YOU!

Bug Club: The following children have been doing reading, quizzes or both.

Freddie, Ella-Rae, Daniil, Kane, Dolcie, Nojus, Cayden, Sophie, Indi G, Harper, Hattie, Oakley and Jake.

EdCity: The following children have had a go at some or all of the activities this week.

Ella, Harper, Kane, Oskar, Dolcie, Sofija, Logan, Cayden and Zainab.

 

Learning for this week.

Below are the lessons/activities for this week. Although we are not in school we must continue to work as near normally as possible.

Please make sure you work through the lessons and activities below so when we are together again we are all in the same place in our learning.

Bug Club and Power Maths can be accessed using your Active Learn logins. Activities on Education City are updated weekly which you can also access using the logins for that site.

As always, I can be contacted via the school office or on my email – d.hartley@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.

When you send work please add any comments you may have about how your child/ren managed the activities. Your comments are helpful regarding what activities to use in future planning. Thank you!

This is a suggested timetable for your day:

8.45 – 9.00 – spelling/times table practise

9.00 – 10.00 – Maths

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

 10.15 – 10.35 – Phonics

10.35 – 11.30 – English

11.30 – 12.00 – Reading and  handwriting practise

LUNCH

Afternoons

Each day work on one of our other subjects or/and spend some time on EdCity.

Remember – EdCity is NOT instead of the other lessons; it is just one part of the curriculum as a whole.

There is also a Homework Grid you can chose activities from.

Monday

Maths:

Unit 7 Statistics: lesson 6

Phonics:

patting, patted, humming, hummed, dropping, dropped.

English:

Today we begin a non-fiction piece of work called Recount. Tell your adult what you think it means.

Watch this clip of Michael Rosen.  He’s the “Strict” and “Chocolate Cake” poet.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks1-ks2-how-to-write-a-recount/z7dg92p

Create a list of what you remember. Watch the clip again and change your list if you need to. Keep your list to help you later.

Reading/Handwriting:

Carry on with Bug Club from wherever you have got to.

Tuesday

Maths:

Unit 7 Statistics: lesson 7

Phonics:

sadder, saddest, fatter, fattest, runner, runny.

English:

Look at these two reminders of what a recount should contain.

Wall poster    Recount text key features

Now write your Cold Task. Describe an event/adventure that has already taken place.

Reading/Handwriting:

Carry on with Bug Club from wherever you have got to.

Wednesday

Maths:

Unit 7 Statistics: End of unit check. Practise your tables.

Phonics:

Practise the words from Monday and Tuesday.

English:

Read the Class text and look at the story board. Check to see if it has all the features of a Recount.

The way back home

Begin to internalise the text.

Reading/Handwriting:

Carry on with Bug Club from wherever you have got to.

Thursday

Maths:

Unit 8 Measuring length: Starter and lesson 1

Phonics:

all, ball, call, walk, talk, always.

English:

Finish internalising the text and perform it to an audience. If you are shy of performing to humans in your house you could always perform to pets, teddies, etc.

Reading/Handwriting:

Carry on with Bug Club from wherever you have got to.

Friday

Maths:

Unit 8 Measuring length:  lesson 2

Phonics:

Ask your adult to test you on the spellings you have leant this week.

English:

Read the news paper report about the Gorilla Gardener. Is it like a recount?

The Gorilla Gardener

Are there any other examples of writing that would need to be Recounts?

Reading/Handwriting:

Carry on with Bug Club from wherever you have got to.

Foundation Subjects for this week

Topic:

This week we will look at inventions from different parts of the world.

Read what is the task for this week and see what you can find out and how neatly you can record your findings.

Inventions    World Map Blank

Science:

Look at the Light and Shadows ppt.

Light n Shadow

Now try these activities.

Transparent-Or-Opaque-Sorting-Activity    Light travels activity

Music:

The Big Sing. Blame it on the Boogie.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnXu9U-7SKc&feature=youtu.be

Computing:

 Our Land Area

What is in our local area? How do we find out about it? 

We could use  local newspapers, and newspaper sites to show activities and events that are happening around us.

Have a look at the websites below to find out about our area.

BBC News – King’s Lynn 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/localnews/2645456-King’s%20Lynn/0 

Safe sites would include met office weather,  

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk 

Explore King’s Lynn : 

https://www.visitnorfolk.co.uk/explore/west-norfolk-and-fens.aspx#:~:text=King%E2%80%99s%20Lynn%2C%20the%20capital%20of%20West%20Norfolk%2C%20was,that%20leads%20to%20The%20Wash%20and%20North%20Sea. 

Art:

The week before last you did an outline drawing about the Great Fire of London.

Over the next two weeks collect scraps of coloured paper, sweet wrappings, old material, etc and sure your outline drawing into a collage.

PE:

Here are some activities to help you “keep your hand in”.

Home PE Avoid the defenders  Home PE Battleships  Home PE Battleships Level 2

Home PE Blast Off  Home PE Bowling

RE:

Look at some images from the natural world: e.g. some extraordinary creatures from the deep ocean some beautiful images of nature some images of the earth and space 

Images from the deep, try the slide show athttp://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2007/05/22/science/20070522_DEEP_SLIDESHOW_1.html

Images of space, try 

https://hubblesite.org/resource-gallery 

Discussion –

What might a creator of these things be like? How do you know? Many people think that the world is created by God, though not all. From the images, what might God be like?  

What questions would you like to ask the Creator, if you could?  

What answers might the Creator give?

Record the answer to your most important question. 

Homework Grid:

Don’t forget there are other activities for you to do on the class homework grid.

Remember, your learning is your responsibility – work hard and don’t give up!

“I can and I will!” said the Little Red Train as it puffed up the hill.

Enjoy your week and remember to try your best.

Mr H.

 

 

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