Sheringham, 1st March


Hello Sheringham!

Welcome to week 2 of spring 2. This is the last week before the majority of you return to school. We are so looking forward to seeing you again.

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.Moyle@gf.kwestacademy.com.

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

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

The new homework grid for this half-term is here: Year 3 and 4 Homework Grid Spring 2 (1)  Please try and complete one activity each 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, x6.

Here are some songs to help you along:

3x    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XzfQUXqiYY

4x    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QU_E0u-tP4

8x   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_BJjR9rdwA

6x    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7rYbk9PNuM

 

Today in class we are doing lesson no. 4 on Bar Charts, pages 77-79. The input for this lesson should be live at 9.15am. As so many of you have now got your Maths books, it would be great to see you following the same work at home.

For whatever reason, if you are not completing the Power maths book or joining the live lesson, then please follow this lesson:  https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/consolidation-lesson-bar-chart-6nk6at

Spellings

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

 

English – The input for this lesson should be live at 10.55 am. We will be looking at our class text Lazy Joe Model Text and will be having a go at filling in the boxing up grid together. It will be helpful if you are able to print this before the lesson: Boxing up children’s; otherwise, make sure you have some paper, as well as a pencil.

 

Guided reading – Follow this lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-engage-with-the-text-6mw38c,based on the book”I Was a Rat!” by Phillip Pullman.

 

Tuesday – 

Maths – Keep going over your times tables (see Monday)

Today in class we are doing lesson no. 5 on Tables, pages 80-82. The input for this lesson should be live at 9.15am. As so many of you have now got your Maths books, it would be great to see you following the same work at home.

For whatever reason, if you are not completing the Power maths book or joining the live lesson, then please follow this lesson:  https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/collecting-and-presenting-data-using-tallies-tables-and-graphs-6wup6r

 

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

 

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

 

English – The input for this lesson should be live at 10.55 am. We will be using our class text Lazy Joe Model Text and will be having a go at writing our own first paragraphs.

Before the lesson, you may want to have a look at this clip on how to develop a character description: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zb3cvwx  

Scroll down and listen to an extract being read from Matilda by Roald Dahl.

Listen carefully to the conversation between Matilda and Miss Trunchbull and think about what each character is like. Before or after our live lesson, you could have a go at activity 2.

 

Guided reading – Follow this lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-the-text-part-1-cru68tbased on the book”I Was a Rat!” by Phillip Pullman.

 

Wednesday

Maths – Keep going over your times tables (see Monday)

Today in class we are doing lesson no. 7 on Statistics (our end of unit check,) pages 83-85. The input for this lesson should be live at 9.15am. As so many of you have now got your Maths books, it would be great to see you following the same work at home.

For whatever reason, if you are not completing the Power maths book or joining the live lesson, then please follow this lesson:  https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/interpreting-and-presenting-data-in-pictograms-and-bar-charts-6tk3ar

 

Spellings – scent, sent, vain, vein, rode, road, steal, steel, waist, waste.

Write a silly sentence for each of your words.

 

English – The input for this lesson should be live at 10.55 am. We will be using our class text Lazy Joe Model Text. On Tuesday, we were writing our first paragraphs, and today we will continue with sharing ideas and writing the next part of the story. We will think of some jobs that our character may do and how s/he could be paid. A focus for this lesson will be speech punctuation. Before we start the lesson, you may want to remind yourself of the rules and then you will be able to share them with the other children. Look at these clips to help: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zvftsbk and  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/ztcp97h

 

Guided reading – Follow this lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-characters-c8w3jt based on the book”I Was a Rat!” by Phillip Pullman.

 

Thursday – World book Day

As a class, we will be celebrating this day together at a later date, March 25th. However, we will be doing some work to do with books in our Literacy today (see further down)

 

Maths – Keep going over your times tables (see Monday)

Today in class we are doing lesson no. 1 on Length, pages 86-88. Please bring rulers! The input for this lesson should be live at 9.15am. As so many of you have now got your Maths books, it would be great to see you following the same work at home.

For whatever reason, if you are not completing the Power maths book or joining the live lesson, then please follow this lesson:   https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/measuring-lengths-to-the-nearest-cm-or-mm-65k64d

 

Spellings – scent, sent, vain, vein, rode, road, steal, steel, waist, waste.

Write them in alphabetical order, from A-Z, then from Z-A.

 

English – As it is World Book day, we thought it would be nice to share some stories together. Join us live at 10.55am. It would be nice if a few of you could share about your favourite story too.

Some other activities that you may want to do at home:

Log on to this BBC lesson about World Book day:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/live-lessons/world-book-day-live-lesson/zdcdf4j

Why not follow this interactive lesson on the author Roald Dahl: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/roald-dahl-day-lesson/zj8n2sg/

Can you design your own bookmark?

Write a review on your favourite book. Think about these questions:

Who was the main character?

What was the plot of the story?

Where was the story set?

Why did you enjoy it?

What could have been done better?

Would you recommend it to your best friend?

Can you draw an illustration of the front cover to go alongside your review?

 

Guided reading – Follow this lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-the-text-part-2-crv66cbased on the book”I Was a Rat!” by Phillip Pullman.

 

Friday

Maths – Keep going over your times tables (see Monday)

Today in class we are doing lesson no. 2 on Length, pages 89-91. Please bring rulers! The input for this lesson should be live at 9.15am. As so many of you have now got your Maths books, it would be great to see you following the same work at home.

For whatever reason, if you are not completing the Power maths book or joining the live lesson, then please follow this lesson:   https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/measuring-length-and-drawing-lines-of-a-given-length-in-mixed-units-69j3ed

 

Spellings – scent, sent, vain, vein, rode, road, steal, steel, waist, waste.

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 – The input for this lesson should be live at 10.55 am. We will be using our class text Lazy Joe Model Text. On Wednesday, we were thinking about speech and today we will continue with sharing ideas and writing the next part of the story. A focus for this lesson will be on fronted adverbials.  Before we start the lesson, you may want to remind yourself what these are and think of some examples. Watch these clips:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zp937p3 and https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/verbs-adverbs-and-fronted-adverbials-in-sports-journalism/zkpqxyc (first 4 minutes)

 

Guided reading – Follow this lesson: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-the-authors-use-of-language-cnj3cr based on the book”I Was a Rat!” by Phillip Pullman.

 

Science – What is an allergy? What do you think may happen to a child if they have an allergy? Watch these clip on allergies:

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

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z27kng8/articles/z9wk7p3

What may happen if we eat food that is poisonous or going bad?  Watch this clip that explains what happens when you are sick . The stomach pushes the bad food out as quickly as it can so that the body is not harmed by the food or poison.

Discuss with the children that our bodies can be harmed if we don’t eat enough of some foods, for example, vitamins.

What foods should we eat to get enough vitamins?

 

 Topic – Can the children recall when the dinosaurs roamed the earth? What was this period called? Can the children recall the 3 different time periods?

Watch these links and then write a factual report about dinosaurs and when they lived on the earth.

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/scienceforkids/dinosaurs/dinosaurs.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3gXWDYpLAE&feature=emb_rel_end

Can you produce a Glossary of unknown words that you have come across while investigating dinosaurs.

 

Computing – This week, we will be continuing using Scratch. Last week, you should have had a good experiment with using movement actions on your Sprite(s).

For this week, I would like you to watch this video clip on using sounds in Scratch. Watch the video below to help you:

https://pinnguaq.com/learn/scratch-basics-episode-2

Using this knowledge, can you add different sounds to your Sprite? As a challenge, you could include more than one Sprite in your creation making different sounds! Send me in some videos of your creations!

 

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

The next song is ‘Let Love Shine’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpQ-V_UyJPU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2uB2q6hQrwzNKh-hgubgSqZtl9LoL7Id6RocJyKNhgSnJxbqo27t_am34

“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 establishment without the express written permission of The BIG Sing.”

 

R.E.- We are looking at ‘Why Pesach (Passover) is important to Jewish people.’ Begin by watching the clip: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znwhfg8/articles/zn22382

Then complete an activity to retell the story of Pesach:

Don’t forget to email your teacher.

 

 

D.T.  – Your task is to  design a healthy sandwich. Think about last weeks lesson and think about the different breads you could use.  When you have designed your sandwich, you need to consider the fillings you will need and write a shopping list as you will need to get the ingredients together ready to make the sandwich next week.

You will also need to think about how it will be packaged as the following weeks we will design and make the packaging for your sandwich.

Complete the designing a sandwich sheet: Designing a sandwich

 

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:

Home PE The Blue Dice

Home PE Race across the River

Home PE Noughts and Crosses

 

Have a great week Sheringham! I look forward to seeing many of you on our live lessons,

Mrs Moyle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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