Monday 22nd June
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Good morning everyone. We hope you have had a lovely weekend.
This week we are learning about position and direction in maths; this fits in well with the map work we have been doing in geography. We are going to continue with our work on minibeasts and in English, we will be looking at minibeast poems.
See below for activities for Monday and Tuesday:
- Maths lessons 1 and 2
- English Poetry lesson
- Science, reading and spelling for the week.
This week in maths, we are learning about position and direction. This is the alternative plan on the White Rose Maths Home learning website.
To continue to practise number skills this week, you could play this game: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10
Lesson 1: Describe Movement
Watch the lesson video and complete the worksheet in your pack:
Extra challenge: clue- look at the way the horse is facing to determine left and right.
Lesson 2: Describing Turns
Can you guess which creatures the following poems are describing?
Answers 1. dragonfly. 2. ladybird.
Task: There are 4 poems in your pack. Read each one and make notes about the following:
a) What mini beast is your poem about? What clues can you find?
b) Pick out phrases which show how the minibeast looks, moves and sounds.
c) Explain what the descriptive phrases are describing.
d) Choose favourite description and explain why.
Watch this video:
Think of words and phrases to describe how the butterfly looks, moves and sounds. Focus in on different areas of the butterfly – eyes, wings, legs, antennae, flight…
- Read the book Minibeast Poems on oxford owl
- Read Bug Buzz on oxford owl
- Read Fly Facts on Collins big cat.
How many random acts of wildness have you completed so far?
Why not try this one today:
Feel like a challenge? You could use IT to create an online quiz using a website such as kahoot. It’s free to create an account and players just need to download the app to play!
Here is another idea for a fun activity to look after and spot minibeasts in the garden:
Photos from school
Photos from home