Friday 22nd January 2021
Happy Friday. I hope you've all had a good week and managed to get through it without too much stress.
Let me know if you need anything. Have a great day today and then a relaxing weekend.
9:00 - 9:30 - Phonics - 'wr' (silent ghost - w)
Look through the PPT, watch the flash cards video and the Silent Ghosts video.
Then there is a crossword and a wordsearch to complete.
10:00 - 10:30 - English - Writing
Learning Objective: To be able to use adverbs and adjectives.
Hopefully you'll have lots of ideas about what it is like for woodland creatures in the winter to help you over the next couple of weeks with our new text.
Today we are writing our first plot point. This is where it is cold and snowing as the animals gather together to come up with a plan to help them.
Sentence 1 - This is going to be some repetition sentences to describe the crow flying over.
Far, far away, long, long ago, high, high above, a crow flew.
Can you hear the repetition in this opening?
He flew over...
What adjectives could we use to describe the forest, river and trees?
forest - huge, frosty, silent...
river - blue, frozen, sparkling...
trees - tall, thin, towering...
Gather your own words to describe them.
Here are my repetition sentences: He flew over the frozen, frozen forest. He flow over the winding, winding river. He flew over the towering, towering trees.
Sentence 2 - This sentence is going to start with an adverbial phrase.
Look at the picture of the gathered animals.
Where are the animals? Gather some prepositions: down by, next to, below the, beside the....
What are the animals doing? Gather some verbs to describe them: huddled, crouched, cuddled, gathered, grouped, assembled....
Here is my sentence: Next to the tree, the animals gathered together because the bitter wind was blowing.
Sentence 3 - Here we are going to a noun phrase. This is where an adjective describes a noun.
Look at the picture of the owl. He explains to the animals that they have to go on a perilous journey. What does perilous mean?
Perilous means it is dangerous so lets gather some adjectives that mean perilous.
treacherous, terrifying, hazardous, risky, dangerous, horrendous...
Here is my sentence: The owl declared a perilous journey - a very, very perilous journey.
10:45 - 11:15 - English - Reading
Below is a link to an online ebook of Some Dogs Do. Read through the story.
Now use the pictures, draw your own pictures or write sentences to sequence the story in chronological order.
11:15 - 12:15 - Maths - Odd and even numbers
Start with your Daily Ten arithmetic
Learning Objective: To recognise odd and even numbers
Look at the video below and then there are a few activities to try.
1:20 - 2:15 - Geography
Learning Objective: To be able to compare the weather in the United Kingdom to other parts of the world.
Look through the PPT and explore what the weather is like during the same season around the world. Then draw a picture and describe the weather in three different countries during autumn (Worksheet 4A).
2:45 - 3:00 - Handwriting
Today's letter is the letter 'h'