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Sycamore Class

 Welcome to Sycamore Class! 

Mr Powell is our Teacher and Mrs Edwards is our Teaching Assistant.

 
To find out more information about supporting your child/children's mental health regarding COVID-19, please follow the link below to the Young Minds website.
 

https://youngminds.org.uk/search-results/?terms=coronavirus

 

This week is half term! That means no work will be put on until Monday 1st June.

Enjoy the nice weather and stay safe.

Home Learning

Reading: Reading is extremely important and you should be making time to read each day. Each week, I will put a daily reading activity for you to complete. 

 

Reading

Monday - Complete the comprehension attached to the link (see answers here).

 

Tuesday - Listen to an audio book. If this is not possible, read a paper book, newspaper or magazine or something else of your choice. You will need to create an account to listen to the audio books.

https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/#!/
 
https://www.audible.co.uk/?source_code=M2M30DFT1BkSH101514004Z&ds_rl=1235674&ipRedirectOverride=true

 

Wednesday - Download an eBook. If this is not possible, read a paper book, newspaper or magazine or something else of your choice. You will need to create an account to download the eBooks.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=Age+7-9&level=&level_select=&book_type=&series=#

 

Thursday - Read a book of your choice to someone in your family.

 

Friday - Design a new book cover for the book you're reading. Make sure it has the main character on it, title, author and include a blurb (a small description of what the book is about).

 

 

 

Writing: Each week, I will put a daily writing activity on the website for you to complete in the book you took home. Also, use the Writing Expectations provided in the links (Year 4 and Year 5). Also, see the sheet for writing expectations on the front page of your book (Year 4 & 5 Spring and Year 4 & 5 Summer).

Here is the complete spelling list for Year 4 and Year 5 (if you wish to continue learning the spellings that the children have being doing for homework).

Please see below your activities for the week.

 

Writing

Monday - Write a 'to do' list of all the things you want to do next week (half-term). Use fronted adverbials for time (e.g. Firstly, ...) and bullet points (see your writing skills sheet for how to write lists).

 

Tuesday - Complete the activities attached to this link (pages 2-4). The 'write a story task' is for Wednesday.

 

Wednesday - Write a story based on the picture from yesterday's link (on page 1).

 

Thursday - Write a report on Vivaldi. Use the links below and other information online to help you:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ten-pieces/classical-music-antonio-vivaldi-winter-from-the-four-seasons/zf98bdm

 

Friday - Free writing. Write anything you want to. Try to make it descriptive and exciting. You could write a set of instructions (e.g. how to bake a cake).

 

 

Maths: It is extremely important that you continue to practise your times tables. The activities that will be set will be focused on recapping areas that we have already covered. Use the link attached and spend 25-30 minutes a day completing the small activities. 

 

Mini Maths: Go through the weekly activities for your year group. Each week should take only a few days to complete.

https://myminimaths.co.uk/year-4-mini-maths/ 

https://myminimaths.co.uk/year-5-mini-maths/
Note: If myminimaths is not available (owing to high demand on their website), there are lots of materials for all KS2 at http://www.mathsphere.co.uk/resources/MathSphereSampleWorksheets.htm.
 
Timestables: The first link will bring you to a screen which has 25 questions on.  The second link is games and you can practise specific times tables.
 
https://www.timestables.co.uk/multiplication-tables-check/
 
https://www.timestables.co.uk/games/

 

 

Please see the attached link for your wider world activities and daily exercise.

 

Useful Links:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/

www.ictgames.com/

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

http://satspapers.org/

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tutorial=getStarted

http://www.pivotanimator.net/

https://www.duolingo.com/

VE DAY:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-ve-day/z7xtmfr

https://inews.co.uk/light-relief/ve-day-bunting-ideas-union-jack-decorations-how-make-template-buy-may-bank-holiday-celebrations-2606922

http://www.thenma.org.uk/plan-your-visit/visiting-for-learning-and-training/learning-from-home/

https://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/family/ve-day-celebrations-in-lockdown-540015

https://www.thebritishschool.co.uk/ve-day-activities/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-ve-day/z7xtmfr

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/bring-the-noise/ve-day-2020/zksjjhv

 

Below is a page under construction.

Please see below our new and exciting home learning page.

We now offering two options for home learning. We recommend that you follow the Oak Academy scheme, but we will continue to offer our orginal scheme if you prefer.

1) OAK ACADEMY

The Oak Academy learning schedule provides lessons for English, Maths and foundation subjects. They are providing fantastic resources, which include videos and tutorials from over 200 experienced teachers, that are easy to use and backed by the government. See this link for more information for parents (https://www.thenational.academy/information-for-parents-pupils/).

Click the link below for your year group. Find the current week and click on the day to see the work.

Year 4: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-4#schedule

Year 5: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5#schedule

Also, for your times table practice, click here.

2) ORIGINAL SCHEME

Reading

Monday - Answer the questions on this text (answers here).

Tuesday - Read your own book (you could read to somebody else).

Wednesday - Complete this reading activity from the BBC website.

Thursday - Read your own book (you could read to somebody else).

Friday - Be creative! You could design a book cover, draw a picture about your reading book, write a character description, write a letter to a character.

Writing (remember to include the skills for your year group)

Monday - Do the activies on this picture (if it asks you to write a story, that is for tomorrow).

Tuesday - Write a story about yesterday's picture.

Wednesday - Choose one English activity from this week's BBC Bitesize page (you can choose any). Click the link to your year group.

Year 4: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z63tt39/year-4-and-p5-lessons/1

Year 5: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zhgppg8/year-5-and-p6-lessons/1

Thursday - Write a report on a food chain about an animal of your choice. Use this link below to help (https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbnnb9q).

Friday - Free writing. You could write a poem, letter, set of instructions. Anything you like.

Maths

My Mini Maths...

Year 4: https://myminimaths.co.uk/year-4-mini-maths/

Year 5: https://myminimaths.co.uk/year-5-mini-maths/

Also, for your times table practice, click here.

OTHER LINKS

Instead of the two schemes above, you can also choose to follow the BBC Bitesize page. There are three activities every day (Maths, English and wider curriculum).

Year 4: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z63tt39/year-4-and-p5-lessons/1

Year 5: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zhgppg8/year-5-and-p6-lessons/1

Here is a link to other websites the government has suggested for home learning. They cover a wide range of areas.

Reading, writing and spelling information

You will also need to continue reading your own book.

For writing, use the Writing Expectations provided in the links (Year 4 and Year 5). Also, see the sheet for writing expectations on the front page of your book (Year 4 & 5 Spring and Year 4 & 5 Summer).

Here is the complete spelling list for Year 4 and Year 5 (if you wish to continue learning the spellings that the children have being doing for homework).


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