Learning Activities to do at home weeks 3 & 4

Week 3

•    Write a Summer poem where each sentence starts with ‘Summer is when…’

•    Choose 5 objects in your home, draw them and write down  4 adjectives to describe each one of them. Then begin to turn the adjectives into  sentences to describe the objects. 

•    Make a non – chronological report about Roxeth Primary School. A non- chronological report gives people information about a particular subject. Examples of reports are non-fiction books, information leaflets and fact files. Make some notes about our school, remember to include facts that you know and some that you can find by researching the school’s website. Your report should have the following:
*Sub-headings (Classes, Playground, Lunch Hall, Computing Suite, Library, Teachers, Lessons etc) 
* Include drawings 

•    Put and write these jumbled sentences in order:
1. cat. chased dog the The 
2. to beach. the going I like
3. under The fish sea. live  the
4. playing the It is in fun snow.
5. girl The breakfast. her ate

Now try writing 3 jumbled up sentences of your own for your family to put into order.

Resources for English Week 3

•    Revise o’clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to times.  You can use the following link:

•    Revise digital times using the 12 hour clock. Remember that a digital clock is a type of clock that shows the time digitally (i.e. in numbers  e.g  4:00 ), as opposed to an analogue clock, where the time is indicated by the positions of rotating hands on a clock or watch.  For example -5 o’clock is 5:00, 11 o’clock is 11:00, half past 2  is 2:30 and half past  5 is 5:30

Write down the digital times for these:
1.    3 o’clock
2.    8 o’clock 
3.    Half past 10
4.    Half past 12
Now try 10 of your own ( only o’clock and half past)
You can use the following link:

•    Measure in cms (centimetres) using a ruler. Find 10 small objects around your home e.g a book, pencil, shoe etc and measure to the nearest cm the longest side using a ruler. Remember to write them down in your book. Answer these questions :
1.    What was the longest object?
2.    What was the shortest object?
3.    What was the difference in cms between the longest and shortest objects? Remember to take away. 
You can use the following link:
•    What is my unit of measurement? Make a list of 20 items that can be measured in ml/l  or cm  or metres  or g/kg  

Maths Resources Week 3

Week 4

•    Write the following sentences and use an  appropriate question word: 
1. ……..ate the last piece of cake
2. ………is the nearest post box?
3. ……….it lunchtime yet?
4. ……….shirt should I buy?
5. ……… you want for lunch?
Now write 5 of your own  using these question words : How, Why, Is, Did and Are.

•    Discuss the past tense of these irregular verbs and write  them using sentences:
1.   break = broke
2.   bend = bent
3.   buy = bought 
4.    hear = heard
5.    fight = fought 
Now write the past tense for these irregular verbs and use them in sentences : bite, blow, bring , catch, do, and dig.

•    Write a report about the seaside. Look at  pictures of the seaside on the internet and write down a list of things you can see at a seaside and the activities you can do at a seaside. Look at pictures of funfairs that are at the seaside.  Make some notes about the seaside, remember to include facts that you know and some that you can find by researching on the internet . Your report should have the following:
*Sub-headings (What does a seaside look like?, Activities , Animals found at the seaside , Types of beaches in Britain and Funfairs)
* Include drawings 

•    Describe a seaside setting using powerful adjectives, similes and expanded noun phrases. Remember to describe what you can see ( sand, sea, water), hear (seagulls, waves) , feel ( warm sand, cool water), smell (sea air) and even taste (ice cream, fish and chips)

Resources English Week 4

•    Understand odd and even numbers. Rule: All even numbers end in 0 or 2, or 4 or 6 or 8. All odd numbers end in 1 or 3 or 5 or 7 or 9. Write down a list of odd and even number between 1 and 100.

•    Learn about litres (l) and millilitres (ml). Liquids are measured in l or ml. 
1000ml  = 1 litre
500ml  = half a litre 
Take a look around your kitchen, including your fridge and cupboards. Make a list of all the liquids you have e.g milk, orange juice, water, coke etc and how many litres or ml each has. 

•    Subtracting 2  digit numbers by splitting second numbers. Show working out :
1.    67  -  32  =
2.    84  - 21   =
3.    98  - 35   =
4.    78  - 65    =
5.    56  -  33   = 
6.    37  -  16   =
Challenge – try subtracting 2 digit numbers from 3 digit numbers :
1.    127  - 34  =
2.    264  -  24  = 
3.    389   - 77  = 

•    Count and write down times tables for 2s, 3s, 4s and 5s
e.g 0 x 2 = 0
       1 x 2 = 2 
       2 x 2 = 4 

Resources for Maths Week 4

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