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Monday 1st March 2021

Welcome to the last week of home learning.  Hopefully we will all be back in school next week.  The teachers are all really looking forward to welcoming you back to school and have some exciting lessons ready for you!

Let’s get moving first with the cheeky trolls who Can’t Stop the Feeling!

 

Spellings

Y3:

These are your spelling for this week; they are all homophones, words which sound the same, but have different meanings.  Write them out in your neatest handwriting and use a dictionary to look up the meanings.  If you don’t have a dictionary at home you can use an online one such as

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/

 

meet hear knot which break

meat here not witch brake

 

Y4:

These are your spelling for this week; they all sound the same at the end but they are spelled differently.  Can you spot the endings?  What is each ending used for?  Can you think of a rule to understand which one to use? Write them out in your neatest handwriting and use a dictionary to look up the meanings.  If you don’t have a dictionary at home you can use an online one such as

https://dictionary.cambridge.org/

Optician, magician , extension, explosion, exclusion,

profession, mission, possession,  fiction, direction

Reading Skills

Read the following text a few times to an adult then answer the questions that follow it.

SPAG: Similes

Similes are a great way of helping someone visualise what you are describing by comparing them to something familiar.  For example ‘their eyes shone like diamonds’ tells the reader much more than ‘they had shiny eyes’

Watch this video to find out more:

ENGLISH

LI: to include a range of similes

 

The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein

Listen to Mrs Irvine read up to end of page 48, chapter 2 before Gandalf returns

 

Look at this landscape picture of The Hobbit hole in The Shire.

 

We are going to use our similes to write a description of the setting.

For example,

As I look across The Shire I see green hills rolling like waves on a peaceful sea.

I see trees as tall as giants.

Tiny Hobbits scurry along the hills like ants on an ant hill.

A road tied like a ribbon around the hills.

 

Think about what you can see and then compare it to something else using like or as

 

Maths 

If you have completed the work that is on the blog, have a look at the maths pages for some extra work including reasoning questions!

Click the spiral to go to the maths page

YEAR 3 - Bar charts

Watch the presentation on bar charts and try the questions before answering the questions in today's blog!

Year 4 Equivalent Fractions

Watch the video before attempting the questions below

Mrs Bourdillons group - Count faces on 3D shapes

Watch the video before answering the questions below

Now let’s have a brain break and move with Alex Scott

 

WIDER CURRICULUM: GEOGRAPHY
MISTY MOUNTAIN SIERRA

CLICK THE IMAGE TO SEE HOW OUR EARTH IS MADE UP OF LAYERS AND HOW TECTONIC PLATES CAUSE THE FORMATION OF BLOCK, FOLD AND DOME MOUNTAINS. LEARN ABOUT MOUNTAIN RANGES AND VOLCANOES TOO!

Draw and label the three different types of mountains you learned about: FOLD, BLOCK and DOME. Show using arrows how each formed. You can find and use the templates for your diagrams by clicking the image below. There's also a fact sheet and some color pictures of the diagrams to help you. Look at how this person has done it. Then click the image to go to the templates!

 

Nearly the end of day. Now it’s time for a little quiet, prayer and reflection with our Class worship. Click the candle.

 

 

 

 

Time for a story to finish our day. Click the image and choose one to read.

 

Well done, we have made it to the end of Monday!  Don’t forget to send your work to the class e-mail address or through Teams, so your teacher will be able to have a look at it and maybe put it on the hub page!

Mr Hazelby  Mrs Bourdillon  Mrs Irvine

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