8th February Holkham’s Home Learning


Hello Holkham!  Welcome to the last week of this half term.It was great to see your work last week, if you did not manage to share work with me last week please try to this week. Thank you.

I hope that you are working your way through the lessons and activities suggested. 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. As always, I can be contacted via the school office or on my email – J.Shaw@gf.kwestacademy.com.

This week it is safer internet week please see if you can have a go at this lesson at 11am on Monday

Safer Internet Day – Live Lesson – BBC Teach

New activities on Education City can be found at https://go.educationcity.com/

This week there are some science activities on  along with some maths and literacy activities.

Remember to log on to Tackling Tables and practise! Let me know how you get on – https://www.tacklingtables.co.uk/

The last week to tackle the homework grid for this half-term : Year 3 and 4 Homework Grid Spring 1 Please try and complete one activity this week. Please email me your photos so we can celebrate together.

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 – Please practise your timetables. In class we are continuing to look  at x3, x4, x8, 6x and 7 x

There are some songs on Education City to help you along. Sing your tables with these or use the football mascot ones from last week found below.

3x    https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-maths-the-3-times-table/z6sw382

4x   https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-maths-the-4-times-table-with-cyril-the-swan/zmsw382

8x   https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-maths-the-8-times-table-with-filbert-fox/z4mrhbk

6x   https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-maths-the-6-times-table-with-fred-the-red/zrq3xyc

7x   https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-maths-the-7-times-table-with-moonbeam/zjp8y9q

Year 3

Our maths this week is looking at statistics. If you would like to follow the lesson from the Power Maths book that we use in class, please start on lesson 1 unit 7 pictograms.

Log on to active learn to follow the lesson from the Power Maths book that we use in class, please email me for your child’s login details if you haven’t yet managed to log on.

If you would like to follow the lesson from the Power Maths book that we use in class, please start on lesson 1 unit 7 pictograms.

Otherwise, you can follow the lesson from here.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-and-understanding-pictograms-6xj62c

Year 4

You are on lesson 1 unit 8 Fractions

Or you can follow the lesson from here.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/recognising-fractions-as-different-representations-64w3ed

 

Spellings 

 

Year 3                                                                                                       Year 4

 

Can you include these words in sentences, using your best handwriting, make sure your letter formation is correct when writing your spellings?

English

Today we are continuing our work on report writing.

Your task today is to box up the model-text , in other words, to look at each section of our text and note what is included. This will help us with writing our own reports.

Read through the text again and have a go at filling in the boxing up using the questions to help you.

What is included in each paragraph? This is shown by the sub-heading question. Complete the grid below.

The truth about trolls children’s boxing up grid

Only when you have finished, you can check Miss  Shaw’s version and compare it with your own! troll boxing up teacher

Guided reading – Follow the 5 lessons this week looking at a non-fiction text. Rushing Rivers by Kingfisher.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-features-of-a-non-fiction-text-c8v32d

 

Tuesday

Maths – Please practise your timetables. In class we are looking at x3, x4, x8, x6, x7.

Look at the links for Monday to help you with this.

Our daily work is continuing with Statistics  in year 3 and Fractions in year 4.

Log on to active learn to follow the lesson from the Power Maths book that we use in class, please email me for your child’s login details if you haven’t yet managed to log on.

Otherwise, you can follow the lesson here.

Year 3

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/constructing-pictograms-6rw6ar

 

Year 4

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/calculating-unit-fractions-of-quantities-c4t6ad

Spelling – use the look, cover, write, check method to practice your spellings.

Year 3

Scheme, chorus ,echo, character, ache, chaos, stomach, chemistry, orchestra, technology

Year 4

girls’, boys’, babies’, parents’, teachers’, women’s, men’s, children’s, people’s, mice’s.

Dictionary Detective – use a dictionary to look up the definition of your words and record them.

English

Can you come up with some other creatures we can develop a report on?  Write a list and send it to me.

Here are two to start your list off. Fairies, unicorns

Using the giant picture from below, can you write a paragraph entitled what a giant looks like?

Can you use two adjectives and alliteration to describe the different features of a giant.

Giants

Guided reading – Rushing Rivers by Kingfisher. A non-fiction text.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-a-non-fiction-text-part-1-c9gp4d

 

Wednesday

Maths – Please practise your timetables. In class we are looking at x3, x4, x8, x6, x7.

Look at the links for Monday to help you with this.

Our daily work is continuing with Statistics or Fractions

Log on to active learn to follow the lesson from the Power Maths book that we use in class, please email me for your child’s login details if you haven’t yet managed to log on.

Otherwise, you can follow the lesson here.

Year 3

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-and-interpreting-bar-graphs-chhk6c

 

Year 4

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/recognising-equivalent-fractions-6rrkjr

Spelling

Year 3

Scheme, chorus ,echo, character, ache, chaos, stomach, chemistry, orchestra, technology

Year 4

girls’, boys’, babies’, parents’, teachers’, women’s, men’s, children’s, people’s, mice’s.

Write a silly sentence for each of your words.

English

To work on “add ons” words. To look through the text and find add ons such as  

In addition,  

Also,  

Additionally,  

Furthermore, 

Occasionally, 

Start with a simple sentence can they write the next sentence using one of the add ons above.

e.g. Giants like to eat mushrooms

Giants live in caves..

Have a go at writing the next two paragraphs of the class innovation 

Where do giants live? 

What do giants eat? 

Guided reading – Rushing Rivers by Kingfisher. A non-fiction text.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-a-non-fiction-text-part-2-ctj30t

Thursday –

Maths – Please practise your timetables. In class we are looking at x3, x4, x8, x6, x7.

Look at the links for Monday to help you with this.

Our daily work is continuing with statistics in year 3 and Fractions in year 4.

Log on to active learn to follow the lesson from the Power Maths book that we use in class, please email me for your child’s login details if you haven’t yet managed to log on.

Otherwise, you can follow the lesson here:

Year 3

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/collecting-and-presenting-data-using-tallies-tables-and-graphs-6wup6r

Year 4

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/recognising-equivallent-fractions-2-75gkcr?step=5&activity=completed

Spelling

Year 3

Scheme, chorus ,echo, character, ache, chaos, stomach, chemistry, orchestra, technology

Year 4

girls’, boys’, babies’, parents’, teachers’, women’s, men’s, children’s, people’s, mice’s.

Alphabetical order – write your spellings in alphabetical order from A-Z, then from Z-A.

English

Children to plan their own innovation for dragons, on a blank boxing up grid.

Remember to use the sub-headings/ questions.

Reluctant writers to talk through their ideas with their parents who could write the ideas for the children in their planning grid for the children to write their hot task with tomorrow. Remember only to write what your children say don’t put in your own ideas please.

home-learning-boxing-up

Guided reading – Rushing Rivers by Kingfisher. A non-fiction text.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-a-non-fiction-text-part-3-cctk6r

Friday- 

Maths – Please practise your timetables. In class we are looking atx3, x4, x8, x6, x7.

Look at the links for Monday to help you with this.

Our daily work is continuing with Statistics in year 3 and Fractions in year 4.

Log on to active learn to follow the lesson from the Power Maths book that we use in class, please email me for your child’s login details if you haven’t yet managed to log on.

Otherwise, you can follow the lesson here:

Year 3

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/interpreting-and-presenting-data-in-pictograms-and-bar-charts-6tk3ar

Year 4

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/calcuting-non-unit-fractions-of-quntities-70u3jd

Spelling –

Year 3

Scheme, chorus ,echo, character, ache, chaos, stomach, chemistry, orchestra, technology

Year 4

girls’, boys’, babies’, parents’, teachers’, women’s, men’s, children’s, people’s, mice’s.

Word Art – Practise doodling your spellings using different kinds of writing, for example, bubble writing, joined up and print.

Now ask an adult to test you on this week’s spellings and practice any you got wrong.

English

Hot Task

Children to write their own report on dragons. Using knowledge gained from their topic work this term.

Remind your child to consider their punctuation , headings, use of alliteration and adjectives all the things you worked on last week.

Remember to write using your best handwriting and see if you can join your letters. Please send me your work so that I can see the hard work you have done over the last couple of weeks.

Guided reading – Rushing Rivers by Kingfisher. A non-fiction text.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-complete-an-activity-on-a-non-fiction-text-c8vp6d

Science – Watch these videos on healthy teeth.

https://www.dentalhealthcareeoe.nhs.uk/your-teeth/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Qvo1nIkQnM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOebfGGcjVw

Now write a set of instructions on how to care for your teeth.

Draw a poster to be displayed about teeth and keeping them healthy.

Topic –read through this power points and find out more about dragons and which countries have stories about these mythological characters.

9 Dragons information powerpoint

When you have done this use this sheet to cut out the dragons and place them around a map showing with an arrow which country celebrates them. The power point should help you know which countries they are found in.

Childrens Dragon Pictures

Blank-World-Map_ver_1

Art – This week in art we art going to attempt to draw a mythical dragon. Watch this video and keep pausing it so that you can watch how to draw a dragon step by step. You could also add a background for your dragon does it live in the mountains, forest or in a castle.

How to draw a mythical dragon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRAarF177Y4

Have two or three attempts and the choose your favourite and put him in a setting of your choice.

Computing

Last week, most of you should have completed the ‘Erase All Kittens’ coding game. This helped you understand the importance of how we use code to create different things or complete tasks in a game. As an extension, you began looking at Minecraft Coding to guide your avatar to a location to complete a task.

This week, I want you to continue with Minecraft Coding, but you have been given FOUR different coding games to choose from! Try and complete as many as possible to test your coding skills:

Minecraft Voyage Aquatic

Minecraft Hero’s Journey

Minecraft Adventurer

Minecraft Designer

Select the tasks from the following website:

https://code.org/minecraft

Have fun!

Music

Follow this Big Sing lesson, in preparation for a performance later in the year.

The next song is ‘Smile’ by Katy Perry with lyrics resonating with resilience and hope. This lesson brings lots of moves to accompany the lyrics as well as some vocal warm ups.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dh_8L1LU0qY&feature=youtu.be

“The content of the videos is subject to copyright owned by The BIG Sing and as such may not be copied or shared with any other establishmentR.E.-

We will continue to look in the Old Testament of the Bible.

We are going to spend a few weeks looking at a man called Moses.

You can watch some of his story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf-4x4iefQE or read it:

Try and do either or both activity sheets after:

 

 

P.E- Make sure you get some fresh air. Why not go for a long walk or go on a short walk daily and time yourself each day can you get quicker on the walk. If you don’t want to walk why not ride your bike or scooter, Or have a go at these activities:

Just Dance – Search this on YouTube – you will find lots of videos your child could dance to

Cosmic Yoga – https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Joe Wicks – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Or have a go at these activities.

Feeling Flexible

Healthy Hearts

Super Strength

Keep working hard and I look forward to seeing any work you complete as then i can put it into your home learning folder.

Miss Shaw

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