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Activities for Wednesday 1st April 2020

English:

 

Imagine that you have just walked into your kitchen to find this. Choose: (act and talk)

  • Act out the conversation you might have with the octopus.
  • Role play the telephone call you might have with a friend or family member to tell them what you have found.
  • You can only ask 3 questions to the octopus. What would you ask and why?
  • You decide to let the octopus stay here, but the next morning you come into your kitchen to find it joined by another creature. What might it be?

 

Questions: (write your answers)

  • How did the octopus get here?
  • Why is it wearing a hat?
  • Is it speaking your language? Do you understand what it’s saying?
  • Where did the plants come from?

 

 

Grammar:

Yesterday you watched a video (see it below) that showed you the four different sentence types: command, statement, question and exclamation.

 

Today, we'd like you to write one sentence of each type about the picture below.

 

The Statement, Command, Question, Exclamation Sentences Song

Here is Anchor Creative Education's song about the four key sentence types in the current curriculum. Statement, command, question and exclamation.

Maths 

Today's topic for maths is time. Think about O'clock, half past, quarter to and quarter past times. Challenge yourself and see if you can read the time to 5 minutes. 

See below a video link to remind you.  

Can you read the clock throughout the day? Do you know what times you do things throughout the day?

 

Activity 1: 

Can you make your own clock and have a go at telling the time to o’clock and half past using just the hour hand. Once you are confident with that, have a go at telling the time to quarter past and quarter to.

Once you have tried it using just the hour hand, bring in the minute hand too.

 

Activity 2:

Have a go at using the interactive clock to make up your own times. 

 

 

Telling the time in analogue (part 1) Using just the hour hand to understand o'clock and half past

Telling the time in analogue (part 2) O'clock, half past, quarter past & quarter to

This is our 2nd of 4 videos on analogue time. In this video we begin by focusing on just the minutes hand to understand o'clock, half past, quarter past and ...

Geography- Oceans 

Do you know the names of the oceans?

see if you can learn them by learning this song! 

 

Five Oceans Song

Science:

Here is Mrs Bensly's growing experiment. She has popped some ends from spring onions with roots on into a glass of water and is now waiting to see what will happen. She had to use a wine glass because the scraps were short and fell over in a wider glass!

Here is Miss Carter's growing experiment. She has put the bottom of a lettuce and some carrot tops in some water. She will now wait to see what will happen. She has used some big yoghurt pots to place these in. 

Challenges (8)

Each day we will upload two challenges.

Answers for each challenge will be uploaded the following day.

 

Answers for Tuesday 31st:

Word Scramble: the word was after.

Maths Challenge: Lee did not buy the toy train

 

Wednesday's Challenges:

Word Scramble: 

 

Maths Challenge:

Hint: there is two steps to this one. you have to multiply (x) and takeaway (-). 

 

 

Attendance

This week:

  • Class 2A ( Key Stage 1 ) - 98.9
  • Class 5B (KS2) - 99.6
  • School Total - 96.8

Previous week:

  • 2a - 98
  • Class 3A (KS2) - 98
  • School Total - 93.4
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