September 23

Home Learning for 24.9.20

Early Bird Maths

Maths

LO: To solve negative number problems

Please look at the number line below that includes negative numbers.

Below is an example for the calculation -2+8=6

Below is an example for the calculation 1-3=-2

 

Spot the mistake:

-80,-40,10,50

What is wrong with this sequence of numbers?

Justify your answer

 

Word Power

English

If you haven’t already, please complete the baseline assessment on Reading Plus which will take 40 minutes. We have completed this in class this week. If you need your login details, please email Mr Butterworth and he will email them across.

The children in class today will be publishing their diary entry in their neatest handwriting on a specific writing template in school. I have attached  a template that you could use instead, alternatively you could type this up on the computer and design your own writing template if you wish. There is a lot of flexibility with how you wish to publish.

Template

Big Idea

PSHCE – What makes a good friend?

Draw a sketch of a person like the above stencil.

  1. Add specific characteristics that make a good friend. You can use ideas from our group session earlier in the week which was posted on the blog.
  2. Think o

 

September 22

What Makes a Good Friend?

Yesterday, we had an excellent PSHCE lesson as we focused on what makes a good friend. We had many great discussions about this and it was great to see how everyone in the class understand each other really well and considers everyone to be good friends with each other. Below you can see the key characteristics that the children believe make someone a good friend.

September 22

Home Learning for 23.9.20

Early Bird Maths

Maths

Do, then explain

747014     774014    747017

774077      744444

If you wrote these numbers in order starting with the smallest, which number would be third?

 

Do, then explain

242004     424004    422084

243009      442000

If you wrote these numbers in order starting with the smallest, which number would be third?

Explain why you think this.

Do, then explain

Find out the populations in eight countries.

Order the populations starting with the largest. Explain how you ordered the countries and their populations.

Word Power

Create your own spelling scribble for the following words:

official

special

beneficial

crucial

partial

confidential

essential

potential

English

LO: To draft my writing

I would like you to finish off your diary entry using the following success criteria. Further below you will find more writing aids that we have used in class to help you with your writing.

Success Criteria:

-Modal verbs

-Adverbs

-Conjunctions to aid cohesion

-Joined handwriting

-Cl, FS and a range of punctuation

 

Big Idea

Use the following PowerPoint to answer this question:

Why are planets spherical?

Blooms spherical planets

September 18

Home Learning for 18.9.20

Early Bird Maths

Maths

LO: To round decimals with 1 decimal place to the nearest whole number

Remember:

  • Write the place value in for each digit
  • Go to one place value less than the required rounding value
  • 5 or more round it up, less than 5 round down

Word Power

English

LO: To plan my writing

Next week you will be writing a diary entry as if you are Auggie. The diary entry will reflect the week you have had in school. To help draft this next week, I would like you to complete the following box up plan in note form.

 

September 15

Home Learning for 15.9.20

Good morning!

Early Bird Maths

Maths

LO: To round any number to the nearest thousand or million

REMEMBER:

  1. Write the place value in for each digit
  2. Go to one place value less than the required rounding value
  3. 5 or more round it up, less than 5 round down

 

 

 

Word Power

English

LO: To edit and improve my writing

Today you will rewrite your writing from yesterday making sure you make improvements against the following success criteria:

  • Write in 1st person
  • Share feelings, thoughts and what you did
  • Use conjunctions to ensure your sentences flow well (see above writing prompt)
  • Capital letters and full stops
  • Capital letters for proper nouns
  • Neat handwriting

Big Idea

How and why are planets spherical?

Answer the above question using your own research and opinion.

Blooms spherical planets

September 13

Home Learning for 14.9.20

Good morning!

Early Bird Maths

Maths

Todays we are re launching X Table Rockstars in class and giving each child 30 minutes on the iPad to get back involved with the app. For the other 30 minutes, I would like each child to complete this pre assessment for number and place value:

If you don’t have a printer at home, simply write down the answers next to each question number on paper.

Word Power

English

LO: To use devices to build cohesion within a paragraph

Using the above examples, I want you to write a diary entry as if you were Auggie on his first day of school, aged 10.

How would you be feeling?

What would you say?

What would you do?

To help give you get into character, watch the following video clip…

Big Idea

Later this week you will be making your own planets with balloons and paper mâché, so before this happens I would like you to choose one planet to research and find out facts and information and also draw it. If you can’t print out the following template, then write down the facts and later in the week we can publish them onto the template in school.

September 11

A great start to the year!

What a week we have had! It has been great having all children back in school and together as a group again. The week has been full of smiles and laughter and the children have worked ever so hard with their learning. Below you can see pictures from our Big Idea session where we had many creative activities for the children to choose from. Space is definitely a topic theyw ill love learning about!