Scremerston First School

Ash Class Home Learning

Welcome to Ash Class's home learning page. Here you will find a range of ideas and resources to support you in teaching your child at home. 

Summer Term 2 Week 1

White Rose Maths

From this week, the White Rose Maths resources available for home learning are changing.  There will still be a daily video presentation but there will no longer be a matching work sheet.  Instead, after watching the video, there will be a link to that day’s BBC Bitesize page for more information and even more lesson content. Use the links below to take you to the relevant page for your child. 

Week 1 week beginning 1st June

Year 3 - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/

Year 4 - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

 

Maths mysteries

After such a great response to the missing glue stick mystery I have added lots more to keep you busy. 

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 Christmas pudding thief.pdfDownload
 Fidget spinner mystery.pdfDownload
 Hanging baskets problem.pdfDownload
 Missing Easter bunny costume.pdfDownload
 Murder at the movies.pdfDownload
 Sabotage at the ski resort.pdfDownload
 The melted ice cream.pdfDownload
 The missing maypole.pdfDownload
 The sabotaged football kit.pdfDownload
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Keeping in touch

For your English task this week I thought we could try and reconnect with one another. I know lots of you are missing your friends from school and probably haven't seen or spoken with them in a long time. I thought it would be nice if we all wrote letters, notes or postcards to Ash Class that will be shared on our class page (a bit like virtual penpals.) It is up to you what you would like to include in your writing. You might like to share with the class what you have been doing at home, you could illustrate it or add pictures. You might like to write a list of things you are looking forward to doing when we all see each other again. You might have found some really good ways to keep busy during lock-down that you think would be useful to share. I can't wait to read them all. It would be good if we could get as many of our class to respond.

Reading - The worst witch by Jill Murphy

Follow the link to listen to extracts from the book and try the activities which focus on explaining the writer's choice of words and what they can tell us about the characters, as well as predicting what might happen next.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7rrcqt

Also here are some reading comprehensions as I know that these have been a popular activity at home. 

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 Amazing Facts About the Human Body.pdfDownload
 Incredible Invertebrates!.pdfDownload
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Punctuation and Grammar

As well as a written task I am going to start and provide a punctuation and grammar based activity for you to try. This weeks focus is: 

Using paragraphs correctly

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zv4j7nb

Using subordinating conjunctions

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6kj2sg

French

Pets

I have assigned 2 tasks for the children to complete on the busy things area of school 360 (see below for access) Once the children complete and submit their work it will give me an overview of how you did. 

 

Busy Things

There's a new app that's just been released on School360.

https://school360.co.uk/login1/index.php

I emailed your child's log in details before Easter. 

It has activities and games covering every subject so take a look. This week I have assigned 2 french tasks for the children to complete and submit this week. 

Below is a help sheet showing you how to access it once you have logged in to School360. 

Religious Education - The story of Rama and Sita

Watch the video clips about the story of Rama and Sita. Try the activities below or create your own story board using the resource provided. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4dc47h

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 Rama and sita story board.pdfDownload
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Well being week

Welcome back after half term. I hope you have all had a lovely time and enjoyed the sunshine.

This week as we prepare for the return of some children back to school we thought it would be a good chance to think about mental health and well-being and all that this encompasses. This is important for those children and parents thinking about returning to school and also those who will still be learning from home. 

Social Stories

Below are two social stories designed to help children understand about the corona virus and what it will be like when they return to school. There is also a useful power point which explains in child friendly terms what social distancing really means. 

You are amazing

You are amazing Ash Class, each and everyone of you! To celebrate this, make a poster with all of the qualities that make you amazing. Below are some ideas to get you started. Send me a picture and I will share them in our class gallery. 

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 I am amazing.pdfDownload
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Things I am looking forward to...

Mental health…. It’s something we all have, sometimes it’s good and sometimes not so good.

In class we are very good at talking about our Mental Health and trying to address any concerns we might be having.

Unfortunately, the situation we are in at the moment has stopped all that. So, at the start of lock down, I made myself a special jar. Having things to look forward to can make me feel happier and improve my well being. Each time I think of something I would like to do in the future, or that makes me happy, I write it on a piece of paper and place it inside my decorated jar.

When the jar is full, or when I’m feeling fed up. I open up the jar and read through the things I have written that are inside the jar. It makes me feel better.

Create your own well being happy jar. Each time you think of something you would like to do in the future, write it on a piece of paper and place it inside your decorated jar.

This is my jar and some of the things that I am looking forward to...

Mindfulness Jar

Just like your big feelings, shake up a glitter jar and watch it swirl all over, crazy like. Then set the jar down, watch it swirl and breathe. As you breathe and are still, the glitter starts to slowly settle and become more calm. Watch until you can see through the jar again.

Mindfulness Art

Use the video below to create your own piece of mindfulness Art. 

Animals including humans

Lesson 1

Earlier in the year we found out that the human body has 206 bones. Use the sheet below to label the bones, draw a life size skeleton with labels or create a skeleton from cotton buds. The catchy song will have you singing the names of the bones in no time. 

Try this quiz to test your knowledge on bones. 

https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/ssquiz.html

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 Activity Sheet Scientific Names Skeleton Labelling Sheet - Black and White.pdfDownload
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Experiments at home

Have a go at some of these experiments which are all designed so that you can do them at home. I have also included some STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) challenge cards for you to have a look at. 

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 Colour mixing experiment.pdfDownload
 Egg experiments to try at home.pdfDownload
 How to grow a rainbow experiment.pdfDownload
 Stem challenege cards.pdfDownload
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Geography Project

Over the last few weeks you have been finding out about the UK and it's counties, cities, rivers and mountains. Your task is to find out about a country of your choice. Below are some questions that you many like to consider when researching your chosen country. 

Where in the world is your country? 

Which continent is it in? 

What is the flag for your country? 

What are the surrounding oceans/seas? 

What is the capital city?

What is the longest river?

What is the highest mountain? 

What is the population? 

Which currency is used in your country? 

Are there any other countries that share a border with your country? 

What wildlife would you expect to see? 

Try to think of an imaginative way to present your information - you may want to make an information book, travel brochure, a quiz, lift the flap questions with answers underneath or a question and answer matching game. The choice is yours.

Digi maps for Schools

Digi maps is a great free resource (until 31st July) which supports the development of map work skills. Log in here using the details below and have a play around. Can you find where you live? 

www.digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk/login

Username: TD152RB

Password: chelps2947

New Resources

Today, two new fantastic online learning resources have been launched that will also help to support your child with their home learning. 

BBC Bitesize 

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

Oak National Academy

www.thenational.academy/

The Northumberland Youth Service Home Challenge 
 
To help keep young people active at this time, the Northumberland Youth Service have come up with The Northumberland Home Challenge.  The task is to complete 6 challenges over the next few weeks. Young people of all ages are asked to document all their achievements, send the evidence of what they have done to the Youth Service and they will receive a certificate and a chance to win an online voucher to spend. 

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