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Friday 5th February

Below you will find all the learning for today. This includes reading, writing, maths and a foundation subject (Science, Geography, History, R.E, Computing, art or Design Technology). The coloured activities should be completed if your child is in that group in class. All reading texts and worksheets can be found at the bottom of the page, some reading texts will be posted Monday for use all week. 

 

Reading - Today is Poetry day and we are reading The Car Trip by Michael Rosen.

Predict -  We know Michael Rosen's poems can be amusing, what might he write about in this poem.

Clarify - properly

Question -

 

1.Explain why you think the author wrote,‘mum tries to be exciting’?

2.How has the choice of words and phrases created the feeling of a real family trip?

3.Why do you think the boys wanted so many different things to happen in the car?

4.What ideas are we given about the brothers?

5.Why is a family important?

6.Does the author like the mother in the poem?

Summary 

How this poem compares with your family car journeys.

 

Writing - Shakespeare: Macbeth - Character Description 

In this lesson, we will use the plan from the previous lesson to write about Macbeth's character with a main focus on the last two aspects of his character: when he turns weak and decides that he wants to abandon his plans and at the end when he is overwhelmed by guilt and starts to hallucinate. During the lesson, the teacher will model how to use the plan and the success criteria to write two paragraphs of the character description. Here is a short sample of what I might have written for section 3 - feeling weak:

Macbeth's Character

In the beginning of the play, Macbeth is seen as a bold and strong character. He is a warrior, who is returning home after fighting for his king, and a good friend to Banquo. Now we find our 'hero' in a moment of weakness, doubting his every move and fearing the vicious words of his darling wife...

Green and Yellow - Continue from yesterday using the same writing skills list that was given to you then. 

Orange and Red - Continue from yesterday using the same writing skills list that was given to you then. 

Blue - Continue from yesterday using the same writing skills list that was given to you then. 

 

Maths -

Prodigy

Today I would like all children to access prodigy, please email me if you need your login details.

The questions will change each week to closely match what you have been asked to do in your learning this week. 

So today login, as I can see who has accessed the site each day. Have a go at a few questions. I

I can track these answers, using the website, I will be able to see how well you have done. Don't worry, after a few questions the game will go back to asking you a little bit of everything, until next time I make it ask specific questions. 

 

Foundation - Computing

This week we are continuing the power points made last week. You need to continue to gather information and images about your chosen topic. This will require you to use the search engine skills we have developed since the start of January.  This week I want to focus on the use of images. Here is a recap of how to copy best quality images:

  • Try clicking on the image,
  • Then right click (long press on pnoes) and choose open image in new tab.
  • This should give you a good idea of how big the image is. A small image if stretched ends up pixelated and unclear. Try to find a larger image. 
  • Then right click (long press) and save the image.
  • Note: the mobile version of Google Images does have search tools too (its at the extreme right in the bar with tabs for web, images, videos etc.) Here you can search for large images. 

For each image you use you also need to add a reference of where the mage is sourced from. As we have spoken about copyright before. To do this, right click an image and copy image address. Put this at the bottom of the slide that the image is on. 

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