Week Beginning 7.12.20

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 under homework. Please have a go at as many activities as you can.

As always, I can be contacted 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!



We are continuing to look at multiplication and division. Take a look at these lessons.



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






Use the look cover write check method to practice your spellings. Now find out the meanings of the words by using a dictionary or looking them up online.

English – Today we are going to think about what noises different objects make. Complete the object and sound sheet. 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. Now have a go at your own.

Sound Collector brainstorm

Object and Sound



Guided Reading







Today I would like you to write a sentence with each of your spellings. Think your sentence, say your sentence, write your sentence to make sure they make sense.

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






Continue to practice this weeks spellings can you find them in the word search.

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






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


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.




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