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Junior School

This week's learning

Covid-19 Home Learning 

         Autumn Term 

Corona virus (Covid-19) Home Learning - 23/11/2020

> Maths - Multiplying 

Singapore Bar Method for addition and subtraction word problems.

Previous Topics: SubtractionPerimeterAddition 

> Literacy -  Fronted AdverbialsSubordinate Clauses

and using inverted commas for direct speech.  

> Science - The States of Matter

The digestive system 

> Humanities - The Shang Dynasty 

But please feel free for your child to pick a topic they would like to revise or develop from the Year 4, BBC Bitesize website HERE.

 

Maths

Maths: We will be starting our multiplication topic this week. Including multiplying 3 number and using a range of formal methods to mutliplying 2 and 3 digit numbers.

Times tables: Children should also continue to practise their times tables, using the times table grids as well as the online test.   https://www.timestables.co.uk/speed-test/

English

In Guided Reading this term, in school Oak and Juniper will be reading: Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo.

English: This term, our English lessons are based on our class book. This week, we will be creating a diary entry.

Spelling: If you do not have a copy, the spelling lists are attached at the bottom.

Reading: Each child should be reading an individually chosen reading book at home.

Topic and Science

Our Topic at the moment is the Shang Dynasty and in Science we will be learning about the human digestive system. 

Creative Curriculum

On Tuesdays the children will be expected to come into school in their P.E kits. 

Creativity and mindfulness are also important.

In this section there are some creative and mindfulness activities for you to have a look at any time if you would like.

Creative Learning: 

  1. Make a paper plane.
  2. Create a new board game.
  3. Help cook a meal.
  4. Do some stretching.
  5. Bake something tasty.
  6. Make a sock puppet.
  7. Help wash up or load the dishwasher.

Mindfulness: 

Activity 1: Place your hand on your stomach. Take 10 deep breaths and notice your hand moving up and down as you breathe.

Activity 2: Sit very still and notice one thing that you can see, hear, feel, taste and smell.

Activity 3: Close your eyes and think about how you are feeling. Happy? Sad? Mad? Scared? Excited? Another emotion? Think about how you know you are feeling this way.

Activity 4: Sit quietly and place a small object in your hand. A pencil, rubber, or something else. Notice how heavy the object is. Think about what it feels like in your hand. Notice a new thing about this object.

Activity 5: Do some mindfulness colouring.