Hello Class 5 and Class 6. We hope you have had a relaxing and enjoyable Easter at home with your families. We have uploaded some new daily activities for you for this week. We hope that you are being well behaved for your parents, learning new things and most importantly keeping safe.
Magnificent Minibeast video clip- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zwwndxs
Questions to discuss after watching…
What is special about minibeasts?
What kinds of minibeasts can you name?
Where do they live?
Use some words to describe some caterpillars
What is a carnivore and herbivore?
Why don’t gardeners like slugs?
Create a minibeast word bank - print out the sheet provided to write them on or make your own.
Have a go at one of the spelling lists and write some sentences, try a test to see if you know them.
Have a bug hunt in your garden and fill in the table. read the information cards and pick a minibeast you want to find more about ready for tomorrows fact file lesson.
Choose a minibeast- research about it using the information cards from yesterday the fact sheet we have downloaded or any books or internet sites you can find. Fill in the fact file and draw a picture.
Have a go at writing a poem about minibeasts. Look at the poem framework and use the adjectives mat to help you. You can choose the easier or more difficult poem framework to write on.
Below are some Maths activities linked to the new Bees topic. However, we would like you to access daily Maths lessons from this website https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/ as this is from the scheme that we follow in school. There are teaching video clips as well as activities with answers that go with each lesson. The children are familiar with marking their own work sometimes and so this can be encouraged at home too!
Click on the link to the White Rose Website and you will need to look at Summer Term – Week 1 (w/c 20 April) for this weeks online lessons.
Wednesday's Maths Activity
See Maths update above and look at Session 3 on length for week beg 20.04.20.
Level 2 - Addition - Two digit numbers (use partitioning method in your head)
Thursday's Maths Activity
See Maths update above and look at Session 4 on length for week beg 20.04.20.
Level 2 - Subtraction - Up to 100-ten less
Friday's Maths Activity
See Maths update above and look at Session 5 for week beg 20.04.20.
Level 2 - Subtraction - Two digit numbers
Topic related Maths Activities
Monday's Maths Activity
Level 2 - Addition - Up to 100 ten more
Look at the PowerPoint on Symmetry. Symmetry can be shown when we look at a butterfly. If we were to put a mirror vertically down the middle of a butterfly we would see the full butterfly.
Look at how some of the minibeasts are symmetrical and some are not. Can you draw some minibeasts and show where the line of symmetry would be? If you paint half of a butterfly and then fold the paper down the middle then it would create a full butterfly.
Tuesday's Maths Activity
Level 2 - Addition - Three one digit numbers
Look in your garden for different minibeasts. Use the tally chart to record the amount of different minibeasts that you find. For example, if you find 2 ants then you would write two tallies (II) which would represent 2. Put your findings into a bar chart and a pictogram. Below are examples of the different charts. Bar Chart