Squirrel Class Home Learning


Hello Squirrel Class.
 
 
I hope you all have had a lovely half term. 
Thank you to all those who sent me emails - it was lovely to see what some of you got up to over the school break.
We are now in term 6 - our last term of the school year.  
 
 Remember to email me every Friday with an overview of you home learning, you could attach a photo or two of your favourite work.
 
Take care and keep safe, 
 
From, Miss Smith 
 
 
Your week 1 learning is below. 
If you are stuck or have any questions please do not hesitate to email: bs@newclose.wilts.sch.uk
 
Year 3- you will find your home learning under 'Woodpeckers'.

 
Online websites
 
Oxford Owl (E-Books: The same ones we use at school): https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/
BBC Bitesize Daily Lessonshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons

 
Phonics
 
Letters and Sounds is a phonics programme we use at New Close. 
They are uploading phonics lessons to their YouTube page. 
 
Why not have a watch? This will help keep your phonics skills sharp!
 

Monday
 
 
Maths: 
Follow the website links below where you will find a video to help with your learning. 
 
Year 1: Measure Mass (Click here)
Year 2: 10 Times Tables  (Click here)
 
Literacy: SPAG
 
Every Monday I will set a SPAG (spelling, punctuation and grammar) task. 
 
The focus today is adding suffixes to a root word to slightly change its meaning. 
Follow the PowerPoint Presentation below and complete the different tasks in your workbooks. 
If you are feeling confident complete the worksheet below too. 
 
Science
 
Materials and their uses. 
 
Follow the PPT below and then complete the attached worksheet (stars = level of challenge).

Tuesday
 
Maths: 
Follow the website links below, for your year group, where you will find a video to help with your learning. 
 
Year 1: Compare Volume and Capacity (Click here)
Year 2: Sharing (Click here)
 
Literacy: 
 
Read the story 'The Little Red Hen' on your own or with an adult. 
 
Your task today is to create stick puppet characters to retell the story 'The Little Red Hen'.
Imagine you are each character. How might they speak? How may they move? 
You may like to perform the story using the stick puppets to your family members. 
 
I have attached some stick puppets below as an example.  

Wednesday
 
Maths: 
Follow the website links below, for your year group, where you will find a video to help with your learning. 
 
Year 1: Measure Capacity and Volume (Click here)
Year 2: Grouping (Click here)
 
 
 
Literacy 
 
Describing characters from the story 'The Little Red Hen'. 
 
Using worksheet number 1, create a spider diagram for each character in the story. Around the character write as many describing words you can think of. You may like to use the adjectives map attached below for some help. 
 
Using worksheet number 2, choose one of the characters from the story and write a character profile about them. What is their name? What is their personality like? What do they look like? How do they change in the story? Do they change? 
 
Remember to write in full sentences.These should include a capital letter and full stop. 
 
 
Topic- Nurturing Nurses
 
We have clapped every Thursday for 10 weeks for Nurses, Doctors and Carers. Because of this, I thought our new topic this term could be about Nurses (Historical figures). 
 
 
Your first lesson is all about significant people. Have a think about who is significant in your life. Complete the worksheet with two significant people from your own lives and explain why they are important. 

Thursday
 
 
Maths: 
Follow the website links below, for your year group, where you will find a video to help with your learning. 
 
Year 1: Measure Capacity (Click here)
Year 2: Odd and Even Numbers (Click here)
 
Literacy 
 
Go through the PowerPoint attached and recap how to write a letter. 
 
Read 'The Little Red Hen' again. 
Then pretend you are the Little Red Hen and write a letter to one of the other characters from the story. What can you include in your letter?
You may like to talk about the bread and how nice it tasted or how you were disappointed that your friends would not help you make some bread. 

Friday
 
 
 
Maths: 
 
Year 1: Challenge of the week Click here
Year 2: Challenge of the week Click here
 
If you cannot access these links below (They will be available on Friday only) then play some maths games, have your siblings or parents challenge you with some maths questions, practise your number bonds.
 
Literacy 
 
The Little Red Hen made some lovely bread. 
 
Using the internet or a recipe book, write your own recipe for bread. 
You can use the attached template to help. 
 
Why not try making some of you own bread - just like The Little Red Hen?
 
Creative
 
We will be looking at landscapes and cityscapes in art this term. 
 
Look at the information presentation about Claude Monet (a famous artist). Then try to create your own art by following the instructions. 
I would really like to see your art work. So add this in your weekly email.