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.
We know Michael Rosen's poems can be amusing, what might he write about in this poem?
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?
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:
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 - Go to: prodigygame
This week I would like all children to access prodigy. The new class code is - A572D7A add yourself to the class if you haven't already. So make sure you are connected to Lewis class.
Last week's top 3 players were:
Gold - Ethan 481/534
Silver - Adam 167/173
Bronze - Alex R 54/62
Amazing scores, keep up the excellent work team. Who can be top next week?
So today login, as I can see who has accessed the site each day. Have a go at a few questions. If you do not know your login please email me for your details. I can track these answers, using the website, I will be able to see how well you have done.
Foundation - PSE: Zoom - 12:00am
Today is an opportunity for us all to get together and share our news, ask questions about our work or the world around us and just chat. I would like to think about positive things and I would like it if you could think of the best thing that has happened in your lives since we last saw each other.
Our meeting ID is 398 812 5276 and the password remains the same as last time, if you would like a reminder just email me