with Miss Clarke
COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS – School is closed except for a limited number of children. Please use the ideas below to complete learning at home.
You may also find this website useful when talking to your children about Covid 19.
Try and Keep to a routine during the week! Here’s a timetable you could use to help you.
Twinkl is a website that provides activity sheets for all ages. They are offering parents one month free membership. Sign up here https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer with the code CVDTWINKLHELPS.
Here’s one of our favourites –
Try 5aday fitness exercise routines – https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=5+a+day+fitness+youtube&rlz=1C1GGRV_
Joe Wicks has announced he will start online PE lessons to help keep children fit and healthy during the school shutdown. The UK-based fitness influencer, who is known as The Body Coach, will be holding free 30-minute classes every weekday to help children keep active during a live workout called ‘PE with Joe’. This starts at 9.00am on Monday 23rd March.
Try some yoga! – https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
Phonics play have made their resources free for this period! We use this everyday in school – includes lots of games.
Username: march20 passwords: home
Here is an Alphablocks including the ea sound:
Also see this great website: http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/
Remember to read everyday!
Aim for a least 10 minutes in the morning and 10 minutes before you go to bed.
Keep clarifying unfamiliar vocabulary, predicting what will happen next, asking questions and summarizing.
Check out this website for authors reading their own stories aloud! https://www.romper.com/p/famous-people-reading-childrens-books-is-one-good-thing-during-the-coronavirus-shut-in-22621288
Choose from thousands of books to read online at this website – https://readon.myon.co.uk/library/browse.html
Practise your writing by completing a diary entry every day – what did you watch? play? eat?
Remember, finger spaces, capital letters and a range of punctuation e.g ? ! “” .
This website is great for maths and literacy activities: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/
Literacy-This week we are focusing on the text ‘Traction Man’. W/c 16/3/20.
Create a comic strip (see twinkl resources for template). Include captions and speech bubbles.
Create an advert for a Traction Man.
Where will Traction Man go next? – Write your own adventure.
Get some ideas from Author Mini Grey:
Please practice the year 1 and 2 common exception words to read and spell:
Time – YR1 – Learning to tell the time to o’clock and half past.
YR2- Learning to tell the time to o’clock, half past, quarter to, quarter past and 5 minute intervals.
There are also plenty of resources on twinkl to support the learning .
Practice number bonds, doubling, halving and times tables on here:
R.E- (on going)
Learn more about the Easter story with this video:
What are the symbols of Easter/Lent. Can you find out what they represent?
Make an Easter card include an Easter message.
How do Christians prepare for Easter?
Do you celebrate Easter? How?
(on going)- Research and name common British trees. Can you identify and name the different leaves.
Research some plants from different parts of the world. What helps them survive.
Plant your own seeds and keep a growth diary!
Keep updating your seed diary!
Can you identify and name common garden and wild plants?
Next Week w/c 23/3/20.
Litercay- Focus on the poem ‘The Owl and the pussy cat’.
Can you recite part of the poem?
Write a list of rhyming words e.g cat, bat, rat
What is a nonsense poem? What are the features?
What other nonsense poems do you know?/Can you find? Here are some ideas:
-Ning Nang Nong by Spike Milligan
-Hey Diddle Diddle.
Do you like these poems? Why? Why not? Which is your favourite? Why?
Write your own nonsense poem.
Numeracy- measure and Length.
Find toys to measure what could you use to measure.
Record the measurements.
Order them by height or length.
Practise your coding skills with angry birds! http://studio.code.org/hoc/1
PSHE – Healthy Me
-Make a healthy meal/dish and then write the recipe. You could even create your own healthy recipe book.
-How can you cross the road safely? Create a poster or a set of instructions.
Week beginning 30th March 2020
Literacy – Nonsense Poems.
–Use this PowerPoint to explore and write your own nonsense poems. Click Here.
-The Owl and the Pussycat – Design your own Bong Tree and write a description. Remember to use adjectives and interesting vocabulary.
Weight – Use scales to weigh and compare different objects around your home.
Do you have balancing scales? How do they work? Have a go with non-standard units e.g. cubes before using standard units e.g. kilograms.
Do you have a weighing scale? How do they work? What units do they measure weight in? record the weight of each object and then order by heaviest- lightest or lightest-heaviest.
-Capacity – Find an assortment of containers of different shapes and sizes – How can you find out which container has the largest capacity? You could use non-standard measurements e.g. cups or standard e.g Millilitres. Record the capacity of each container and order them.
-Capacity – Mix up your own potion! Use food colouring/different drinks e.g squash, lemonade etc. to create the different ingredients then measure out the exact quantities using a measuring jug. Record the recipe for the potion. Here is an example. What will your potion do?
-100ml of dragon’s blood.
-200ml of snake venom.
-300ml of toad slime.
-50ml of mermaid tears.
KS1 Maths Lesson – Bigger and Smaller with Measuring- https://youtu.be/rh72I97jirg
Revise the four countries of the united Kingdom –
What are they? Can you locate the U.K on a globe/world map? Where do you live?
What are the capital cities of each country? Have you visited any of the cities?
What is a landmark? What famous landmarks are in London? Research some landmarks from each of countries in the U.K – Where are they? Why are they famous?
Create a map of the U.K – Include the capital cities and some landmarks. Can you name the surrounding seas?
Design and make a boat for the owl and the cat to travel in.
What colours will you use? What materials could you use? Can you label your design?
Test your boat- Does it float?
LEARNING LOGS should be handed in every THURSDAY.