with Miss Sarris
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COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS – School is closed except for a limited amount of children. Please use the ideas listed below to complete learning at home.
Welcome to the ‘Easter Holidays’! Here is a selection of activities for you to enjoy over the next two weeks. We will upload new Summer term learning around April 19th.
Download it here: Easter home learning challenge
You may also find this website useful when talking to your children about Covid 19.
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.
Try and Keep to a routine during the week! Here’s a timetable you could use to help you.
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.
Choose from thousands of books to read online at this website – https://readon.myon.co.uk/library/browse.html
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
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 ? ! “” .
Phonics play have made their resources free for this period! We use this everyday in school – includes lots of games.
Username: march20 passwords: home
Also see this great website: http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/
WB 16th March 2020
This week we have been focusing on the text Traction Man and creating comic strips. Create your own comic strip – See twinkl resources for templates. Include captions and speech bubbles.
Create an advert for a Traction Man toy.
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:
Learning to tell the time.
Year 1: Learning to tell the time to half post and o’clock
Year 2: Learning to tell the time to o’ clock, half past, quarter to, quarter past and 5 minute intervals.
Here is game to help you tell the time in words: https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/117/telling_the_time_in_words#
There are also plenty of resources available of twinkl for time telling.
Practice your number bonds, doubles, halves and times tables on this website:
Science – ongoing.
Research and name common British trees. Can you draw and the label the different leaves?
Research some plants that live in different parts of the world. What helps them survive in very hot or cold places?
Create a poster for the needs of a plant. Can you include why a plant needs each thing?
Plant your own seed and keep a growth diary!
Keep updating your seed diary!
RE – Easter/Lent – ongoing
Watch this video to learn more about the Easter story:
What are the symbols of Easter/Lent? Can you find out what they represent?
Why do we celebrate Easter? Make an Easter card – what picture could you have of the front? What message might you write inside?
How do people prepare for Easter?
Week beginning the 23rd March
Literacy: The Owl and the Pussycat (Nonsense poems)
Create a story box for the Owl and the Pussycat poem.
Can you recite part of the poem? Use actions to help you.
Identify and then write a list of rhyming words from the poem.
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.
Maths – Measuring Length
Choose 5 toys to measure. What could you use to measure them? cubes? paper clips? a ruler? a tape measure? Record the measurements and order by length or height.
Here are some games to help you practise measuring!
Practise your coding skills with angry birds! http://studio.code.org/hoc/1
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
Try this gymnastic routine including some of the balances we have learned:
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. Include 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?
This half term our topic is “Where do Bong Trees Grow?” This is an Art, Music and Drama based Unit.
In Literacy we will be looking at the Magic Paintbrush, Traction Man and The Owl and the Pussycat Poem.
In Maths we will be looking at fractions and then measurement of time, height/length, weight/mass and capacity/volume.