Welcome to Term 6! Our new topic is This is Me!

COVID-19 closure

Information will appear here giving details of your child's home education programme during the period of school closure.

 

I will be updating this area daily and would love to hear from you  by email at  ksandells@wsses.co.uk at any time. 

My email will be checked every day and all messages will be responded to, even if they are just to say hello or share a photo of what you are up to :)

I am working in school this term so it may take me longer to respond, but I will reply as quickly as I can. 

 

Friday 10th July 2020

Hello Robins! Today is Friday 10th July 2020

We have made it to the end of another week. Well done for all your hard work and dedication to your home learning.

Please complete your final end of week learning quiz    HERE            

This is the last one - it would be great if you could all complete it!

Mrs Sandells

Maths for today

Year 3

We have been learning about lines and angles this week. Two words which are hard to remember (and spell!) are parallel and perpendicular.

Explore the activity here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zb6tyrd/articles/zp327hv

Then:

 

Year 4

We have been learning how to write decimal tenths and hundredths this week.

Recap your learning using:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zsjqtfr/articles/zsbd7p3

Then complete this:

 

SPaG for today

Year 3

Please complete pages 92 and 93 of your targeted question book. This contains work on possessive apostrophes.

Year 4

Please complete page 92 of your targeted question book. This contains work on the ‘sh’ sound.

 

English for today

Produce a best copy of your play script – either write it up or type it up making sure your script demonstrates the same features as the example text.

 

Other subjects

See the attached document for your work set for other subjects. If we were at school we would be doing PE and PSHE. I have received a few of your report front pages but would like to be sent lots more today. Email them to ksandells@wsses.co.uk 

 

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IF YOU NEED THURSDAY'S WORK IT IS BELOW:

Thursday 9th July 2020

Hello Robins! Today is Thursday 9th July 2020

I hope you are all working hard and managing to have fun despite the miserable weather. I'd love to hear from some of you and am hoping to receive some more of your self reports tomorrow (see PSHE activity for this week!)

Mrs Sandells

 

Maths for today

Year 3

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

Click on Summer Term week 9

Click on lesson 4 – parallel and perpendicular and watch the video.

Then complete the work attached at the bottom of the page.

 

Year 4

Complete the parrot decimals activity attached being careful with tenths and hundredths.

 

SPaG for today

SPaG Year 3

Please complete pages 90 and 91 of your targeted question book. This contains work on plurals.

SPaG Year 4

Please complete page 90 and 91 of your targeted question book. This contains work on the hard and soft ‘c’ sound.

 

English for today

Re-read the play script from yesterday. This is the last line from yesterday's script spoken by Lucas.

Lucas: (Gasping and looking up) Oh my...a giant! Please don't hurt me! Stay back stay back!

Today you are going to have a go at carrying on the story from this point as a play script. What would Mara say next? 

Remember to use  a colon : after the speaker's name and add stage directions in brackets. 

 

Other subjects

See the attached document for your work set for other subjects. If we were at school we would be doing Computing and Art.

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WEDNESDAY'S WORK IS BELOW IF YOU NEED IT:

Wednesday 8th July 2020

Hello Robins! Today is Wednesday 8th July 2020

We are halfway through the week and I hope you have been working hard!

Mrs Sandells

 

Maths for today

Year 3

We are learning about angles and lines.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

Click on Summer Term week 9

Click on lesson 3 – horizontal and vertical and watch the video.

Then complete the work attached at the bottom of the page.

 

Year 4

We are learning about decimals.

Go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

Click on Summer Term week 8. Then watch lesson 1, write decimals. Now complete the attached work about this.

 

SPaG for today

SPaG Year 3

Please complete page 89 of your targeted question book. This contains work on word families.

 

SPaG Year 4

Please complete page 89 of your targeted question book. This contains work on the short ‘u’ sound.

 

 English for today

Today we are going to think about how we could write a play script to re-tell the story of Soar.

  1. Read the example play script attached below.
  2. Look out for these text features and highlight them in different colours:
  • Speaker’s names written on the left followed by a colon
  • Dialogue written without inverted commas
  • Stage directions written in brackets.
  • Play script divided into scenes
  • Characters listed at the beginning
  • Use of a narrator to tell the story, give information or comment on the action
  1. Who would speak next? What would they say? How would they say it?

 

Other subjects

See the attached document for your work set for other subjects. If we were at school we would be doing RE and Music

 

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TUESDAY'S WORK IS BELOW IF YOU NEED IT:

Tuesday 7th July 2020     

Hello Robins! Today is Tuesday 7th July 2020 I hope you got on well with your first day of this week’s home learning yesterday. I was thinking about you all. Below is your Maths and English work for today.

Email me if you have any problems or are unsure about anything!

Mrs Sandells

 

Maths for today

Year 3

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

Click on Summer Term week 9

Click on lesson 2 – compare angles and watch the video.

Then complete the work attached at the bottom of the page.

 

Year 4

We are learning about decimals. Watch the video again from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLMlOfBTlR0

Now complete the recognise tenths and hundredths activity below.

 

SPaG for today

SPAG Year 3

Please complete page 88 of your targeted question book.  This includes work on the ‘ay’ sound.

 

 SPaG Year 4

Please complete page 88 of your targeted question book.  This includes work on the short ‘i’ sound.

 

English for today

 

 

First have a look at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zvftsbk to revise how to use inverted commas.

Then I have taken some stills from the film which are attached below. What could the characters be saying? Practise using speech marks to write some dialogue. I have done the first one as a model for you.

 

Other subjects

See the attached document for your work set for other subjects. If we were at school we would be doing science and PE.

 

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MONDAY'S WORK IS BELOW IF YOU NEED IT:

Monday 6th July 2020

Good morning Robins! Today is Monday 6th July 2020. Welcome to the second last week of Term 6. Daily Maths and English activities are below. As usual, weekly activities for all other subjects are attached below as a separate document.

Have a great day! Remember to check this page every day for your maths and English activities and email me if you are not sure about anything.  

 

Mrs Sandells

 

Maths for today

Y3: We are learning about lines and angles this week

Y4: We are learning about decimals this week.

Year 3

Go to this website: 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

Click on Summer Term week 9 (you might need to click the arrow at the top to see all the weeks) 

Click on lesson 1 – right angles in shapes and watch the video.

Then complete the worksheet attached at the bottom of the page.

Year 4

  1. Read page 28 of your study book about decimals.
  2. Watch the video from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLMlOfBTlR0
  3. Then work your way through the PowerPoint attached to learn about tenths and hundredths. Write down your answers as you go and then see if you get them right on the next slide!

 

SPaG for today

SPaG Year 3

Please choose 6-8 new spellings (not the ones you did last week) from your summer term 100 word spelling bee grid and practise them using an activity from the spell well booklet.

SPaG Year 4

Please choose 6-8 new spellings (not the ones you did last week) from your summer term 100 word spelling bee grid and practise them using an activity from the spell well booklet.

 

English for today

On Thursday you had a go at writing a character description of one of the characters from Soar. Attached is a really good description of Mara. I would like you to read this text and underline any words you don’t understand or find tricky to read. Then I would like you to use a dictionary (either paper or online) to find out the meanings. Try and do at least six words.

Other subjects

See the attached document for your work set for other subjects. If we were at school we would be doing Topic and French. You don’t have to follow this timetable but make sure you complete as many of the activities as you can this week.

 

 

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Times tables games 

It is important to keep practising your times tables and keeping up your skills. Use the games below to help!

Multiplication check

Hit the Button 

Coconut Multiples

Multiplication Bowling 

Mental maths games 

Keep your mental maths skills sharp using one of these activities:

 Mental maths train

Daily 10

Funky Mummy 

Maths Magician

Money games

Topmarks money games

General Maths skills (recommended by lots of you!) 

 Guardians of Mathematica