Please see below for worksheets and activities linked to this week’s lessons. You will find the Maths and English lessons are on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, with a History project for Thursday and Friday. At the bottom of the post there are lots of other excellent links if you wish to extend your learning. Have a super week!
Monday 27th April
Maths – This week we are learning all about how to tell the time! You’ll find the worksheets here. Time worksheet Monday 27th April
English – This week we are continuing to learn about the mystery of Black Rock and we are using the book to help inspire us to write some underwater themed poetry. You will need to watch the videos and record your learning in your red books. This Adverbs word mat will help you in today’s lesson.
Tuesday 28th April
English – Watch the video and complete the work in your red book.
Wednesday 29th April
English – As part of your learning today, you might like to use this Sea creature poem template or you can create your own if you would like!
Today is also International Dance Day. If you love dance, you might like to use some of these activities and ideas in your learning today:
Thursday 30th April
History – Watch the video lesson to find out how to examine historical sources. Then explore and learn about the mystery of the Titanic and how it ended up at the bottom of the ocean. This lesson will help you to examine primary sources from the past and interpret them using your skills as a historian. History worksheet 1 Thursday
This Titanic powerpoint may help you understand a bit more about the events that happened in April 1912.
French – using the vocabulary you learnt last week, have a go at following this recipe! Recette de crepes en francais L2
Friday 1st May
History – Take your history learning even further by exploring some of these projects. History project Friday 1 May
Additional Educational Resources:
You can find daily science activities and challenges at the Children’s University and Club SciKidz. Science Spot also offers ideas of science you can do at home, as well as Mystery Science, which is free for now.
It is great to hear that lots of you are taking part in Joe Wicks live at 9am every morning. Don’t forget to dress up on Fridays!
We also have our very own Joe Wicks, Mr Jackson, who will be uploading his own workout videos for you to do at home. The links will be sent out via email.
Summer Virtual School Games
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough School Sports Partnership have invited us to take part in their Virtual School Games. Please see the letter and the activities in the links below, starting with a week of Netball challenges. We hope you will enjoy the games and an element of healthy competition in your households! If you wish to submit your entries, there are also prizes to be won. Good luck!
Active History is offering one month free access to their simulations, games and quizzes. They cover a broad range of historical eras.
The book of Hopes – this is a free resource of poetry, short stories and pictures to offer hope and entertainment for children during lockdown.
Reasons to be cheerful – this website takes you to some hope-filled poetry and stories for adults and children alike.
If you would like to challenge your brain with some fun thinking visit this website for weekly challenges, riddles and games.
Sing Up, the online music platform we use at school, is offering freesinging resources for home learning https://www.singup.org/home-schooling.
We also have some ideas and activities around the song One Moment, One People. You can find the lyrics here One Moment One People Lyrics and Links and additional resources here One Moment, One People home resources.
Rob Biddulph is also hosting a Draw-A-Long every Tuesday and Thursday.
Ideas for being creative outdoors can be found here.
Educode Academy also offer 30 minutes of free coding time each day.
If you want to travel around the world from your home try out some of these links:
This is the perfect moment to explore lots of different books and read for pleasure. Please find below some links where you can listen to authors reading a large selection of books.
- Audible (currently free)
- First News is offering free weekly issues during this time frame.
- Get Epic is an online library with 40,000 children’s titles available to read.
- Oliver Jeffers’s will read one of his books every day. Readings will take place at 6pm UK time and are broadcast via Instagram Stories. All broadcasts have been recorded and will also be added to Jeffers’ website
- Poets are reading out their poems here, with online prompts offering comprehension questions.
- Storyline Online
Handwriting & Spelling
If you would like to practice your spellings, Spelling Frame has home learning opportunities for you to work on. Pen Pals, the scheme of handwriting UCPS follows, is currently also offering resources for free.