In English this week you will be reading and working on 'George's Marvellous Medicine'.
Monday - WALT: To read 'George's Marvellous Medicine'.
Tuesday - WALT: To answer questions about a text.
Wednesday - WALT: To write a character description.
Thursday - WALT: To plan a recipe. (for your own marvellous medicine)
Friday - WALT: To write instructions on how to create your own marvellous medicine.
This week you will be continuing with your fraction work, you will be investigating other aspects of fractions including non-unit fractions,equivalent fractions and counting in fractions.
For phonics please continue to use 'Fast Phonics' on reading eggs on a daily basis, in addition to this, here are some very useful websites.
www.phonicsplay.co.uk - Parents free access to their resources, there are a huge collection of resources and games that we use in school regularly, to assist the children's phonics knowledge.
Lesley Clark Synthetic Phonics - on Facebook
Below are some phonics based activities, use your phonics knowledge, along with the specific sound used in each activity to complete the challenge.
This week in SPaG we are going to continue working on exclamations! Remember an exclamation is usually when something exciting happens or if someone is speaking in a certain way.
This week in Topic you will be trying to identify which objects you would find in a house during the 1960's and which would be found in a house today.
This week you will be experimenting with materials to see if they, and if so, how did they change shape?
This week we are going to be learning about the Chinese New Year, read through the information and write three sentences about how the Chinese New Year is celebrated.
For computing this term, we would like you to log into Discovery Espresso using the link below and click on CODING - Block Coding - Start from Level 2 - Refresher (Level 1) and work your way through the program each week. It will given you a guide and examples of what to do for each activity/session. When completing the coding activities, if you could send me some photos of you doing the activity that would be amazing!
This week are combining Andy Warhol with repetitive patterns from the 1960's. Create a repeating coloured pattern using the images below. Remember to rotate the colours that you use so that each picture is coloured differently while making sure you use the same set of colours.
This week you will be discussing things you have found challenging. We often struggle to do things that we aren't use to doing. Have a look at the diagram that demonstrates how we learn new skills, then list a range of things that you have struggled to do but eventually got use to doing with relative ease (these do not have to be school related).
We will be learning the song Can't Stop the Feeling by Justin Timberlake. Listen to this and see if you can sing along. Clap in time to the beat. How many beats are in each regular section of words? Can you keep up with the faster sections?
Joe Wicks to the rescue! PE with Joe is back now that schools are once again closed to most pupils. In school we will be participating in some of these workouts and we encourage the children at home to do the same.
Cosmic Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
Sport England Join the Movement - https://www.sportengland.org/jointhemovement?section=get_active_at_home#withthekids-9888 Lots of suggestions for families to try at home.
BBC Supermovers KS1 & 2 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers
Topsportsability - https://www.youthsporttrust.org/top-sportsability To support and engage young people with SEND. To sign up for free follow the link above and when asked for County Code, please use YSTINCLUSION5.
Also check out some really useful Reception and KS1 resources for Health & Well Being https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools/resources/our-healthy-year-calendar-reception-ks1?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=jan21_c4l_edcoms_subscriber_&utm_content=receptionandks1
Plus some curriculum-linked activity sheets for PE, PA, Healthy eating & Well being too https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools/topics/our-healthy-year/resources?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=jan21_c4l_edcoms_subscriber&utm_content=activitysheets