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Snow Day learning/ Home learning 2nd March

 

Pick from one of the following activities- happy snow day :) 

 

English:

 

Watch the following video of The Gruffalo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADqon006eRY

 

Have a go a retelling the story. Do you have siblings that can retell the story with you? Maybe you could do a performance of it to your family or friend J

 

Maths:

 

We are working on partitioning numbers (breaking them into 10s and 1s, as well as skip counting. Go to the following websites to practice these skills.

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=payusingonecoinv3

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/place-value-basketball

 

Science:

 

The following activity continues on with our work on animals and their habitats

 

Go to the website: http://www.buildyourwildself.com/

 

Build your wildself- make sure you select a feature from each of the options. The wilder the better!

 

Once you are finished, select ‘I’m done’. This will take you to a new page where you can read about (with an adults’ help) all the different animals your wildself is made from. Email me a copy (zwilliams@stmarys.cambs.sch.uk).

 

What animal from your wildself interests you the most? Can you find out more about that animal?

 

Miss Williams and Mrs Morton

 

 

Monet Class

 

SNOW DAY LEARNING- 2 March 2018

 

Dear Monet class.

 

Please complete the following snow day activities for Monday. These activities were set out to help you in your understanding of the different topics we have covered in class this week.

 

English

 

We have been learning a lot about Apartheid in South Africa and you have been able to complete various tasks on it. For your home learning, write a biography/paragraph on the life of Nelson Mandela. Be sure to include information about his background, how he helped get rid of Apartheid as well as a short description on his time as President. Remember to make use of punctuation marks, as well as co-ordinating conjunctions (FANBOYS) in your writing.

 

Maths

 

In Maths, we have recently covered fractions and counting in 10ths. Click on the link below and complete the fraction matcher game. This will not only help you make sense of fractions, but you will have some fun doing it too. Enjoy!

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/fractions-and-decimals

 

Topic

 

We have been learning about all sorts of plants in topic this week. Go to your garden at home and see if you can collect a few examples of different leaves. It might be difficult in this snow, but its worth a try. You might be surprised at what you can find. Have fun!

 

Picasso Class

 

Yesterday we started to look at Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and we thought about some super vocabulary choices to get us in the mood for writing!

Can you go through books, junk mail, newspapers or magazines and find some great vocabulary - especially words which are new to you or could be new to others. Write them down and bring them in to share. Don't forget to find the definition of them and bring that it with you words too. You need to have at least 5 great words.

 

In your science you have been learning about circuits. Please make a list of items in your home that

- make sound (sound energy)

- produce light (sound energy)

- give out warmth (heat energy)

- move (kinetic energy)

However, they need to use electricity in order to do these things as this is what your science unit is about.

 

Remember Picasso class - reading, spelling and times tables should be done at least 4 times a week and initialled by an adult. You could all catch up on this over the long weekend before I check diaries again next week.

 

And finally - play in the snow (safely)!

 

Mr. Hodson

 

 

Dali and Cliff Class Snow Day Learning

 

Tapestry photo challenge

 

Mrs Smith and Mrs Dale would love to share your snow day challenges with the class next week. See how many you can complete, take a photo and upload to tapestry by Monday.

 

1.       Wrap up warm to play in the snow getting yourself dressed.

2.       Write your name in the snow with a stick.

3.       Make 10 snowballs. (count them to check you have ten)

4.       Build a small snowman (and a big one if you can brave the cold for long enough!)

5.       Bring your snowman inside and observe the changes.

6.       Draw a picture of a snowman and give it a name.

7.       Drink hot chocolate.

8.       Snuggle up with a book.

 

If you are unable to access your tapestry account please email Mrs Smith asmith@stmarys.cambs.sch.uk alternatively bring your photo’s into school on Monday to share. 

 

Have fun!

Mrs Smith & Mrs Dale

Van Gogh Snow Day Learning

 

English 

Here is a writing task based on 'The Highwayman' Poem. You can look at the poem online or watch the video from the attached link.  You could complete this in your home learning books.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqLZ7-pvez4

 

 

Task

LO: To write an alternative ending

-poem structure

-vocabulary

 

Using the poem structure write an alternative ending to the poem, where poor Bess doesn’t die!

 

For example:

Clip-Clop the hooves did echo in the frosty night.

The Highwayman came riding, brave and full of fight.

He rose up from his stirrups and cut her ropes in a single stroke.

The Highwayman claimed his loved one, his beautiful faithful loved one,

His faithful loved one who waited with a red love knot in her hair.

 

Maths

As we have been looking at fractions, here is a link to some fraction games, have fun!

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/fractions-and-decimals

 

Topic

Use the website below to explore what happened to the Mayan civilization. Create a time line of the events and inventions of the Maya people.

 

Look at one of their inventions in detail and compare it to today's societies.  

Are these inventions still in use?

How have they changed?

Draw pictures and create either a fact file or power point presentation to show your findings. 

 

http://www.history.com/topics/maya

 

Happy Snow day from Ms TV smiley

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Kandinsky Snow Day Learning

 

Maths -

Go to this website and watch the fractions videos:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z3rbg82

 

Then go to this website to play some fun fractions games:

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=fractions

 

English -

Play 'Sentence Magic' to help you to learn different ways of making your sentences more exciting. When you have created some amazing sentences, using the potions to give you tips, you could send some to us on our Class Dojo!

http://www.sentenceplay.co.uk/SentenceMagic.html

 

 

Science -

Play this 'Sorting and Using Materials' game to help you to learn more about different materials and their properties:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/sorting_using_mate.shtml

 

Happy Snow Day!

 

Mrs R and Mrs A

 

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