Learning Links for w/c 22nd June

June 19, 2020

Hello everyone. Welcome to a new week of your online learning!

Messages for the Week

  • Premier Sport have very kindly offered to send us some fitness and exercise videos that the children can use throughout the week. As part of the email that is normally sent to you on Friday from Mrs Sharman, you will receive two video links that can be used for the following week. Enjoy!
  • Parents, if you would like some child friendly books to help explain the coronavirus to your children, click here: Best Children’s Books About Coronavirus  On this site you can download some free eBooks that will help children to understand this unusual time we’re living in.
  • Unlock challenge for Maths: Practice counting in multiples of 7Counting in 7s and Counting in 7s Interactive
  • Clue for riddle: “Ouch! It’s hot!”

 

Monday

Maths: In Maths this week,  we will be continuing with our learning on fractions.

English: 

Reading:

  • This activity will follow on nicely from the English video for today.
  • Watch Joseph Coelho recite on of his poems: Dada’s Stories
  • Once you have watched the video, read it for yourself and then respond to the poem: Dada’s Stories Response

 

Tuesday

Maths:

English: 

Spelling:

  • Practice some more of your common exception words: Spelling Week 4
  • You can also use this game to practice your common exception words: Against the Clock  Make sure you have the volume turned up for this!

Wellbeing:

  • You will be exploring ‘Courage’ in a dance session with Ms Natale! (Link will be emailed to you).

 

Wednesday

Maths:

English:

Reading: Have you ever stared out at the stars and night and wondered whether you’d be able to make it up there one day? Find out all about space tourism in today’s reading challenge.

 

Thursday

Maths:

English:

  • Video link: Making Pictures Without Words
  • Once you have watched the video, get a camera and take a photo of something/ some place/ some person that inspires you. It could be at home, in the garden, out in nature…or somewhere else!
  • Now imagine that you are trying to describe the picture to someone who can’t see it. Write a poem about it, using all of the skills you have learned over the last 2 weeks. You can decide what type of poem to create! Paint a picture with your words!

Wellbeing:

  • Gardening: This week in Virtual Gardening Club, Ms Watson and Ms Glenister are tackling some of the toughest plants known to man… weeds! Your task is to join them in identifying as many weeds as possible, using the Royal Horticultural Society website as the key source of information. You can also use the following template to check off the different plants that you spot when you go exploring: British Plant Photo Identification
  • Video link will be emailed to you.

 

Friday

Maths:

English:

Reading: Take a look at this story about a boy who can’t seem to be dragged away from his computer games…until his mother brings him a gift…

 

Additional Resources

Handwriting & Spelling

  • If you would like to practice more spellings, Spelling Frame has home learning opportunities for you to work on.
  • Pen Pals, the scheme of handwriting UCPS follows, is currently also offering resources for free.

Reading

  • Audible (currently free)
  • First News is offering free weekly issues during this time frame.
  • Get Epic is an online library with 40,000 children’s titles available to read.
  • Oliver Jeffers’s will read one of his books every day. Readings will take place at 6pm UK time and are broadcast via Instagram Stories. All broadcasts have been recorded and will also be added to Jeffers’ website
  • Poets are reading out their poems here, with online prompts offering comprehension questions.
  • Storyline Online

Art

  • Mark Kistler is hosting a live drawing session every weekday at 5pm.
  • Rob Biddulph is also hosting a Draw-A-Long every Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Ideas for being creative outdoors can be found here.

Computing

French

History

  • Active History is offering one month free access to their simulations, games and quizzes. They cover a broad range of historical eras.

Mindfulness

Music

  • Singing is a great way to lift your spirits and connect with those around you. You can find songs with music and lyrics to sing on the SingUp website

Philosophy

  • If you would like to challenge your brain with some fun thinking visit this website for weekly challenges, riddles and games.

Science

Sustrans Outside In

  • Walking, cycling and scooting are great ways to contribute to keeping us active and healthy in body and mind. During this time where we are mostly required to stay at home, these activities become harder to do so. Sustrans Outside In therefore aims to provide ideas and inspiration to bring health and wellbeing activities into the home.
  • www.sustrans.org.uk/campaigns/outside-in/