The Week Ahead for Brancaster Bubble ~ 7th December 2020

Good morning and welcome to a brand new week! 

If you need to self-isolate this week then please make sure you work through the lessons and activities below. New learn screens and activities on Education City are also updated weekly on a Monday morning and can be found at https://go.educationcity.com/

Also, remember to log on to Tackling Tables and practise! Let me know how you get on – https://www.tacklingtables.co.uk/

As always, I can be contacted via the school office or on my email – [email protected] Don’t hesitate to email and let me know if you need anything to support your learning. I look forward to seeing your completed work.

Suggested Timetable

8.45 – 9.00 – Times table or mental maths practise.

9.00 – 10.00 – Maths

10.00 – 10.15 – Have a break and a well-earned snack!

10.15 – 10.30 – Practise this week’s spellings

10.30 – 11.30 – English

11.30 – 12.00 – Reading comprehension or handwriting practise



Each day work on one of our other subjects – you could look at topic or science or explore the National Oak Academy – https://www.thenational.academy/ website where there are hundreds of lessons for you to ‘dip’ into.

Remember, your learning is your responsibility – work hard and don’t give up!


Maths – This week we will begin exploring multiplication and division. Today we will be looking at multiplying by 10 and 100. Complete this lesson – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/multiplying-numbers-by-10-and-100-6tgpac

Spellings – This week we will be learning some of the year 3/4 statutory spellings. Here’s your spelling list for this week. Make sure you Look, Read, Cover, Write and Check your spellings and remember, practise makes perfect! Here’s a link for your grown ups – https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/english/primary-spelling/spelling-year-3-age-7-8/ Explore this site to find out how you can support your child to become a spelling master!

English – This week we will be continuing to work on our poetry unit. Have you learnt The Sound Collector poem? Can you recall it without looking?

Today we will be looking at the rhyming words in the poem, do you know what a rhyme is? If not, then complete this lesson – https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjhhvcw/articles/zqjgrdm

If you are confident, then look through the poem and identify the rhyming words. Print out the poem and colour in the rhyming pairs. Once you have completed this, it’s time for you to be a Sound Collector! Go on a sound walk and use the recording sheet to record what you can hear.

Guided Reading  – Complete this lesson – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-engage-with-the-text-c9h3je



Maths – Today we will be exploring dividing by 10 and 100. Complete this lesson on dividing by 10 https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/dividing-by-10-using-place-value-c8tpad

Then, complete this lesson to make sure you are confident with multiplying and dividing by 100. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/multiplying-and-dividing-by-100-71k66e

Spellings – Continue to learn your spellings for this week.

English – Today we are going to think about what noises different objects make. Complete the object and sound sheet. Object and Sound

List as many objects as you can and record what sound they make. Once you have completed this, watch this video. Mrs Emery will help you to turn your ideas into a poem, just like The Sound Collector.

Guided Reading  – Complete this lesson – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-the-text-orally-and-in-written-form-c5jk6d


Maths – Today we will be learning about multiplying by 0 and 1 – complete this lesson https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7g2dp3 and then practise your multiplying by 0, 10 and 100 using these activities. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z36tyrd/articles/z2fkwxs

Spellings – Continue to learn your spellings for this week.

English – To be able to write a poem of our own, we need to be confident when spelling words ending with ‘ing’. Practise the rules for these spelling words by completing this lesson. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zp74vwx

Once you are finished, have a go at turning some of your objects and sounds into sentences for your own poem.

Guided Reading  – Complete this lesson – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-a-character-6wv3gd


Maths  – What happens when we divide by 1? Watch this video on dividing a number by itself or 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgua3qtRe1o. When you have finished, complete these problems – https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-third-grade-math/intro-to-division/divide-by-1-2-or-4/e/dividing-by-1

Spellings – Continue to learn your spellings for this week.

English – The Sound Collector poem also contains a contracted word. Do you know what this is? Can you spot the word? Today we will practise contractions. Complete this lesson then practise writing some contractions. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-apostrophes-for-contraction-6rukje?step=1&activity=video

Guided Reading – Complete this lesson – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-one-of-the-main-themes-6dk30d


Maths – Today we are going to work on our 6 times table. Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oWHceuKz24 then complete this lesson https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/use-known-multiplication-facts-to-derive-our-6-times-table-6cup4e?from_query=6+times+table

Spellings – How did you get on with your spellings this week? Ask a grown up to test you and let me know how you got on.

English – Today, have a go at writing your own Sound Collectors poem. You can use the sounds that you collected the other day or you could collect some more. If you would like to, you could change the poem and write a poem on collecting smells! It’s up to you.

When you are writing your poem, make sure you think about your handwriting and presentation. Complete this lesson to help you. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/handwriting-putting-it-all-together-cruk0c

Finished? Make sure you share your poem with me! I can’t wait to see it!

Guided Reading – Complete this lesson – https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-genre-6rr32t

Science – This week we will be thinking about everything we have learned in science this half term. Complete this lesson to recap on how sounds are produced. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-different-sounds-produced-6nj3et

Once you have finished, design, plan and make your own musical instrument! Here are some ideas – https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/musical-instruments


Topic – This week, we are exploring holidays in the UK. Think about a time when you have visited somewhere in the UK. Think about where you went and why you went there. Watch this video to discover how things have changed through time – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILEMQqt1XUs

Complete this lesson on Victorian seaside holidays – https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/audio-stories-victorian-seaside/zfxjkmn

Look at a map of the United Kingdom and locate some of the seaside resorts – can you find Blackpool, Scarborough, Brighton, Eastbourne and Hunstanton?

Pick a seaside resort and find out what there is to do there. Why might people visit? Create a poster to advertise visiting the resort.

That’s it for this week but don’t forget to check out the year 4 activities at  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/this-terms-topics. 

Or the National Oak Academy lessons – https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/year-4 

Stay safe!

Mrs Emery



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