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Nascot Wood
Junior School

This week's learning

Covid-19 Home Learning 

         Autumn Term 

Corona virus (Covid-19) Home Learning - 19/10/2020

> Maths - Perimeter 

Addition 

> Literacy -  Fronted AdverbialsSubordinate Clauses

and using inverted commas for direct speech.  

> Science - 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 are currently learning about how to find the perimeter of rectilinear shapes

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 will be reading: The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black hole and Juniper will be reading: The boy at the back of the class. 

English: We are studying fables this half term, we are now creating our own fables based on The Fox and the Crow

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.