A message from Badger Class Teacher, Mr. Hardie
Term 1, 2020-2021
Dear Parents and Carers,
This term, we are exploring the question, 'What are tectonic plates and how do they affect the World?'. The topic web is available here which shows how we are exploring this question at school as well as information on all areas of learning. The home learning menu is available here. Your child is welcome to choose two or more of the suggestions to work on at home which will further support their learning.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do either speak to Mrs. Gates or me at the end of the day or contact the school office.
With best wishes,
Archived - Home Learning Activities March to July 2020
Class 3 - Badger Class
Home Learning Activities
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Home Learning Opportunities
Week beginning: 13th July
End of Year Memories
Write all about your favourite memories from this school year. There is a sheet with prompts to help you. If you want to write more, maybe you could draw your favourite memories on the help sheet and write about the memories on a separate sheet. The sheet includes questions like:
What was you favourite moment?
Inverted Commas Practice
Practice using and recognising where inverted commas should be used. Some sentences are written for you in the booklet and some you are expected to write for yourself. Start by working on the activities where the sentences are written for you first, then try your own sentences. Remember you need to 'open and close' speech marks/ inverted commas, we use the numbers 66 an 99 to help us remember. 66 opens speech marks, where someone has stared speaking, and 99 closes them when whoever was speaking has finished talking.
You can practice your reading and answer some questions about the text. The questions are not included on the sheet but are on a separate word document.
This weeks maths work is all about statistics. The children will focus on interpreting and representing data in charts and graphs. These will include tally charts, pictograms and bar charts. There are also some questions about the data once the chart has been completed. The trickiest thing to remember is what the key is telling you when reading a pictogram.
Time Table Challenge Sheets
You can also practice your times tables using these times tables activity sheets.
1 Star = 2, 5 and 10 times tables
TT Rockstars & Mathletics
Challenge your friends, Mr. Hardie and the other teachers on TT Rockstars. Make sure you practice them on the other game modes as well. You can also login to Mathletics and sharpen your maths skills online. If you're not sure of your login details, then contact me via email@example.com
Ancient Greece - The Olympic Games
Did you know that the ancient Greeks invented the Olympic games? Yes! The very same olympic games that we still celebrate and watch today!
The olympic games now however, are very different from the olympic games of the ancient past. This week I would like you to compare the modern day olympics with the ancient Greeks olympics. There is a help sheet to help you with some suggestions, however I would also like you to include some ideas for your own that compare the two.
For example -
Do you think all the countries of the world would fly their athletes to Ancient Greece to complete during the Olympic games of Ancient Times? Would this be possible?
Would were bikes invented in ancient Greece for cycling events or even the game of football?
Grow your own plant
Over the next few weeks, grow your own plant from a seed. Some great plants to grow are:
- Shasta Daises
Make sure you research what your plant needs before you start to grow it. Some plants need very specific areas, different amounts of light and water to grow properly (that's why you don't see cacti growing in the fields of Scotland!)
Life Cycle of a Plant
This week in science I would like you to create something that shows the life cycle of a plant. You can create anything, a poster, a powerpoint presentation, a flip book, an set of instructions using Minecraft, its totally up to you (there are some ideas on the help sheet). There are some special words tat you will need to know and include to make your design. Maybe you could research these words online or even look them up in a dictionary? The words are below:
DT/ Life Skills
Here are some comprehension question prompts for parents.
Parents you can support you children’s learning by using these handy websites
Click here for some games which support computer programming skills
Revise facts about volcanoes and the city of Pompeii by searching here
Fancy learning a different language? Click here
For a whole range of interests, activities and quizzes, check out DK Findout!
To access reading books, go to Oxford Owls at home and set up an account.
For more educational games linked to all subjects, click here.
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