Day 4: Use your notes from yesterday to write a poem based on your own experiences. Challenge: you could create a poem with multiple verse, perhaps you could compare your feelings about what is important to you before lockdown and during lockdown.
Gather some of the moving toys in your house. Can you identify their mechanisms and explain how they are moving? Consider the forces involved in creating these movements. (Tip: think back to our DT lessons on moving toys). https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zydg9j6
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zxn3r82/articles/zcsbr82 Using your drawing of the bearded man use any materials you can find in your home to create a sculpture of your bearded man. You could use, clay, play-dough, cardboard, or perhaps you could be creative using different objects around your house such as blankets and cushions.
Continue to investigate the Indus valley in the modern day and how this has grown from the ancient civilisation. Use your previous knowledge and geography skills to discover how this must have happened over time. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zxn3r82
Think about the word community, do you belong to any communities? Why is it good to belong to a community? Why do Christians go to church? Who else uses churches? Research local churches and make a mind map about the people who work there and what else the building is used for – is it only used for church events?
Day 2: Why do you think the Camel’s response is always ‘Humph!’?
Day 3: Think back to the three types of inference we have learned about (Text to text, text to self, text to the world). What does Rudyard Kipling mean by ‘he has never yet learned how to behave’?
Day 4: Now you have read a just so story. Here are a few other titles, How the Leopard got his spots, How the Rhinoceros got his skin, How the whale got his throat. Pick one of the titles and write your prediction about this story. You can always compare it to Rudyard Kipling’s version!
Hello year 5! We hope you are having fun and getting lots done. We thought we would give you a little update on what we have been doing to pass the time in the evenings.
Miss Partington has been keeping on top of her reading list. Some of the books she has enjoyed include; Pages & Co: Tilly and the Bookwanderers, The Kid Who Came From Space and The Return of the Railway Children. Miss Partington is currently reading The London Eye Mystery. She has also decided to learn a few new skills and build on existing ones, including brush calligraphy, playing a new instrument and making Staffordshire oatcakes (a delicacy from her hometown!).
Mr Heard has read lots of books including the third and fourth in the Kid Normal series, Rooftoppers, Becoming Kareem and is currently reading Watch us Rise. He has also continued to be active and is running regularly.
Mr Pett has been taking full advantage of his daily exercise by exploring the local area whilst running. He has also continued to learn new skills whilst cooking, one dish he has loved so far is Chow Mien.
Mrs Jackson has also been developing her cooking skills! A few of the dishes she has made include apple pie and fried chicken.
This week you are going to create a biography about a member of your household!
Day 1: You need to gather information for your biography, the best way to do this is to conduct an interview! Today’s task is to come up with some questions to ask your subject. These questions could surround where they were born, when they were born, their school life, their previous and current jobs etc.
Day 2: Conduct your interview, make sure you gather all the information you will need.
Day 3: Write up your biography. Think about how you might present this, you could create a large poster with pictures (drawn or photographs).
Day 4: Continue to write up and perfect your biography.
Day 5: Present your finished work back to the subject of your biography.