Hi Class 3,
I hope you have had a great week.
Here is your learning for this week, remember you can email any questions or share your learning, by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Maths: we are on week 4: w/b 11th May for maths:
The videos are on the Whiterose site, here are the worksheets and accompanying answers for you.
Year 5 https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/
Lesson 1 Area of rectangles 2019
Lesson 2 Equivalent fractions 2019
Lesson 4 Compare and order fractions less than 1 2019
Year 6 https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/
Lesson 1 Multiply fractions by integers 2019
Lesson 2 Multiply fractions by fractions 2019
Lesson 3 Divide fractions by integers (2) 2019
Lesson 4 Fractions of an amount 2019
Year 6 answers
You can supplement your maths learning by also completing the daily lessons on BBC Bitesize – choose your year group. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons
Recap: Addition and Subtraction practice activities:
Monday- What different calculations can you create when adding and subtracting the numbers 111, 8276, 529, 18391, 9238 and 4163? Make sure you check it is correct using the inverse operation.
CHALLENGE: Can you make some decimal numbers and add these to one of the whole numbers.?
Tuesday- Play this online addition and subtraction game. You can play it more than once to see if you can reach the top score.
Wednesday- Play this missing box addition game or missing box subtraction game. Can you work on the level that adds/subtracts 3 digits by clicking on the orange three. Can you make your own addition/subtraction calculations like this?
Thursday- Roll a dice and make a 6 digit number (target number). If you do not have a dice, make up a 6 digit number. Write 2 addition and 2 subtraction calculations where the answer is the target number given. Make this easier by reducing the number of digits in the target number.
Friday- Find out when each family member was born and record this. Add all of the years up together and find a total. Add up the years from the same generation – which decade has the most/least members?
A cloud maker and his apprentice grandson are busy making clouds but everything doesn’t happen as it should. As things don’t go according to plan, the pair of them learn that good ideas come from happy accidents.
Work through your activity pack linked to the video
– Write instructions for ‘How to make clouds.’ Use imperatives.
– Write dialogue between the two.
– Invent ways in which other natural phenomena are made e.g lightning, thunder, etc
– Write a news report detailing what people saw in the sky, perhaps interview the cloud maker for explanation.
Make sure you go cloud spotting out side – can you find shapes in the sky? Perhaps use similes and metaphors to describe them e.g. a cloud chasing another like a puppy across the sky.
Reading: Famous & Significant People
Monday- Listen to Martin Luther King’s speech I Have a Dream. Which language is important in this speech? Can you identify the language features? What makes the speech powerful? Write your own speech about their dreams. Can you use the same techniques such as repetition, personification and powerful verbs.
Tuesday- Read a newspaper article about a famous person. What can you tell about the person from the language used? Does the article criticise them or is it complimentary – how can you tell?
Wednesday- Click here for a reading comprehension activity about a famous botanist and complete the comprehension questions.
Thursday- Visit Ducksters and e choose a person that interests you to read about. Can you record 10 facts they discovered?
Friday- Character profile. Create a profile about a famous book character e.g. Harry Potter, Matilda Wormwood or Percy Jackson.
Weekly Spelling Tasks
Monday- Practise your spellings on Spelling Frame. Use a dictionary to clarify any unfamiliar vocabulary.
Tuesday- Choose 5 Common Exception words here. Write the meaning, synonyms (word with the same/similar meaning) and antonyms (word that has the opposite meaning) for each word.
Wednesday- Mind map vocabulary that they associate with the following significant people: The Queen, Guy Fawkes, Helena Lucas and Rosa Parks.
Thursday- Complete this segment puzzle (click Spelling Tiles) which focuses on words ending in: -able, -ible, -ably and -ibly?
Friday- Pick 5 Common Exception words from the Year 5/6 spelling list here.Represent each word as a picture.
History – Greeks:
Learn about ancient Greek soldiers, the Spartan soldier state and read about famous Greek battles.
Can you write a newspaper account of an ancient Greek Battle? Who would you interview? Which facts would the reader want to know? What would you draw as a depiction of the battle? Would you draw a battle scene?
Can you use this Ancient Greek Alphabet to write the tile in Ancient Greek on your newspaper report?
History –famous or significant people.
Past or present inventors, explorers or scientists and how they influence society today.
Famous Brits- Lots of significant people in history have been British. Emmeline Pankhurst, Guy Fawkes and Mary Anning are just a few. Research one of these or another famous Brit of their choice. You could create a fact file, a presentation, a chronological report of their life or present their research in any way they like.
The Queen’s Speech- The Queen spoke to the nation on Sunday 5th April from Windsor Castle. She had an important speech to deliver where she wanted to thank people for what they were doing and to give hope that things would eventually return to normal. Think about what you would say if you had to speak to the nation? What messages of hope would you want to give to your friends and family? Could you write a speech or record yourself delivering a speech?
Inspiration for Inventors- These inventors talk about where they found the inspiration for their inventions. What problems they incur in their daily life? What inventions would make your life easier? How could you turn their idea into a product? Mind map ideas of how you could solve your problem before designing and annotating a product. You may even want to make a prototype or test parts of your design to see if it would work.
Significant to Me- Discuss a person who is significant to you. This could be a famous person who has inspired you or someone who has made a positive impact on you from your everyday life. Discuss the attributes that this person has – why are they inspiring? You may wish to draw a portrait of this person.
What it Takes- Watch this interview with Paralympic gold medallist Helena Lucas. In this interview it talks about the dedication needed to be a successful sportsperson. Set themselves a goal to work on every day. Create a poster outlining your goal and the steps you will take each day to work towards it.
Design Technology: Design and Make a Balloon Buggy
I was really impressed by Jiai, Edie’s and Jamie’s canoes made out of natural materials last week. This weeks challenge is to make a balloon powered buggy.
Here is an idea for a design, but I know you will have your own brilliant ideas.
First design your buggy, think about the materials you will need. Would milk bottle tops work for wheels? What other items of recycling would be useful? Then make your buggy, test and evaluate it. Could you tweak and change it to improve it?
Hey D.J.! – Composing with Launchpad / Learning Music
Create your own electronic backing track. Either download the free App Launchpad, or visit the website Learning Music. Tap the squares to explore drums, bass, melody and chords. Choose how to layer up your sounds and then record your track. Can you write a rap for it? https://learningmusic.ableton.com/
Drumming Styles around the World
Compare the ways people create different music with drums across the world. How is Japanese Taiko different from Brazilian Samba? Use the worksheet to write as many differences as you can.
Taiko – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mbbp7rNTj7o
Samba – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQLvGghaDbE
Watch this video and use thisClassification PP and Classification 2 PP to learn about classification of animals.
Complete the Activity Sheet Zoo Classification with Zoo animal activity.
Have a lovely week everyone,
See you all soon,