Term 6 - Home Learning.
We do hope you had a lovely, sunny half-term.
We have been thinking about you all and hoping you had a good week
Home Learning will look a little different this term.
You can find a timetable for the whole week and then all the resources that you'll need to complete the tasks.
We hope you enjoy the tasks :)
Make sure you check out Purple Mash Blogs
Reading at Home - New Resources
We all know how important it is for children to keep practising their reading skills, and it has been lovely to hear how many of the children have been continuing their reading at home.
We would like to offer you a link to a website called Oxford Owl which offers children the chance to access e-books from their book band level. There are a range of books for children to explore.
Open the attached document below to find out how to access the e-books on Oxford Owls using your class logins.
You can also find lots of e-books on Purple Mash. If you log in to Purple Mash then click on 'Serial Mash' on the home page you will be able to access lots of books for your child's age range. These books also have quizzes and follow up activities for children to do for each chapter of the book they read.
Additional learning activities
Reading everyday –
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen -instantly stream an incredible range of stories for FREE!
https://manybooks.net/search-book?field_genre%5B14%5D=14 – free e-books (mainly children’s classics)
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/library-page - over 100 books free to access
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories?page=2 – stories for younger children.
https://bit.ly/AudioElevenses - David Walliams releasing a free audio story daily
- Some free writing now and then. A diary or daily log or even a comic. Also:
www.thereadingrealm.co.uk – writing linked to some reading activities.
http://www.pobble365.com/ - resources to help inspire writing
https://www.literacyshedplus.com/en-gb/browse/free-resources - reading comprehensions and writing packs.
- Practical hands on maths. Cooking (measuring, weighing, ratios), online shopping, board and card games, reading the time (over learn this), plan a schedule with timings, use the tv guide to plan viewing.
-https://nrich.maths.org/9084 - maths activities to engage in.
-https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/group/b08bzfnh - TV programme for younger children.
-http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html – useful to add link for parents if they are ‘stuck’ on a particular mathematical term
-www.topmarks.co.uk - huge range of tablet friendly resources for mental maths
- Go outside and observe the natural world. Create a daily weather log. Grow plants and look at the differences in them on a daily basis. Look up at the night sky and observe the stars, learn about the constellations.
- https://www.stem.org.uk/primary-science - topic linked science resources
- www.stormedapps.co.uk - Science for Early Years
- https://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/actions - Practical Science activities to help nature
- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/paultyler -Science activities for older children
Access the class page section on the website. Choose PE and ‘Current Learning’ open the grid. There are a range of activities for you to have a go at on here.
- https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 - Joe Wicks 30min workout everyday livestreaming at 9am.
-https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers - follow the exercise routines
- https://www.cosmickids.com – yoga activities for children
Access the class page section on the website. Choose Music and ‘Current Learning’ open the page. There are a range of activities for you to have a go at on here.
- Some fine motor work. Lego, cutting, playdough, tidying up small toys.
- Some art/music where possible through the week. Doesn't always need to be guided.
- https://www.bl.uk/childrens-books/videos/axel-scheffler-how-to-draw-a-gruffalo - different instructional guides for characters from well-loved stories.
- There are a range of artists and musicians offering live streams or with you tube channels to guide you through some art activities.
Across the curriculum
- https://world-geography-games.com/world.html world games
- https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/ - the full range of topics your child is likely to study at primary level.
- https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors - some great ideas to inspire activities.
-Jamie Oliver - helps the nation with easy recipes, cooking tips, and ingenious hacks whilst many of us are staying at home. Jamie: Keep Cooking and Carry On starts Monday at 5:30pm on Channel 4
-https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/content/dam/pdf/JDF_with%20cover%20challenge-cards_DIGITAL.pdf Dyson challenge cards – how many can you complete?