Otter Class Lockdown Learning
Good Morning everyone. Well done on a super day yesterday.
World Book Day is on Thursday 4th March. Have a look at the world book day web site to see what it is all about.
Please take a moment today to visit our schools lockdown library (see link below) to find some new and exciting books to read during lockdown.
Have a super day and I will see you in the live sessions.

Today's Learning
Look below for today's activities. Look below for today's activities. Remember that the timings are just a guide. Also the maths and English tasks are the priority if you find you need to have a break at some point in the week please don't feel under pressure to complete everything. Also when we are in school we don't always get everything finished so please don't feel that you always need to complete everything.
Remember to accept your TEAMs invite for your live teaching session each day.
Basic skills
Live teaching session
Spelling and Class Reader
Make sure you email Miss Elson your completed work or photos of your completed work. If you could aim to do this between 3.00-5.00pm. We will be keeping a record for our lockdown house point totals.
Miss Elson - he@newclose.wilts.sch.uk

Session 1-Maths
09.00am - 10.00am
Today we will be looking at subtracting fractions.
Watch the video and work through the linking work sheet. When you are done have a go at either the cool activity or the challenge activity.
Remember that you do not need to print off the sheet you can just record the answers in your book. When you have finished mark your work and see if you can correct any mistakes.
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Session 2- Live Session
10.20am - 11.30am
This will be your live teaching session. I have split the class into three different groups. Your live session will be about 20min long.
Group 1- 10:20-10:40
Group 2- 10:45-11:05
Group 3- 11:10-11:30
I have sent a teams invite to your Microsoft account for your allocated time slot. Any issues regarding teams do let me know
While the other groups are having there live sessions you will need to complete the basic skills activities for today and log on to timetable rock stars to practice your times tables. 
Basic skills SPaG- Complete activity mat 2
Basic skills Maths- Complete day two of the maths PowerPoint
10.00am - 10.20am
Session 3- English
11.30am - 12.20pm
In our live lesson today we will be writing our newspaper report introduction. Use what we have looked at to write your own introduction paragraphy using the information for you planning sheet that we worked on last week.
-We are writing a newspaper report about the Roman invasion of Britain
-Include the 5 W's: who, what, when ,where, why 
-Use interesting sentence openers to engage the reader
-Write in the past tense
-Write in third person
Use the word mat below for ideas.
When you have finished, have a go at the 'I spy' activity. Look back through the 'Modifying Preposition Phrases' PowerPoint if you need to.  
12.20pm - 1.00pm
Session 4- Science
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Our science lesson today is about hearing sounds. What the two videos below and then have a go at the following activity.

Use the ideas you saw in the clip and your own knowledge and ideas to create one of the following:

A Poster

A PowerPoint Presentation

A Short film

To explain how different sounds travel to our ears. Make sure you explain the link between the loudness of a sound and the size of the vibrations, and explain how these sounds reach our ears.


See how many of these words you can include:

Sound  small   air particles   ear

big   hear  source  travel

loud   quiet  vibration

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Session 5- Spelling and Reading
2.00pm - 2.45pm
Today you can use 'pyramid writing' to practise your spellings, see picture below for details.
Flamingo Spellings: science, scene, crescent, fascinating, scissors, ascent, scenery, possession, occasion, quarter
Penguin Spellings: knee, know, knock, gnome, knight, gnat, sign, design
When you have finished listen to the next chapter of Romans on the Rampage by Jeremy Strong.
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