Wednesday 20th January
Morning Check in on Seesaw – this will be going live at 9 a.m., but don’t panic, you have all day to respond.
Phonics – Our sound of the week is ‘d’ with variations d/ed and dd. Wednesday’s task is to complete your 6 spelling sentences like you would normally do as homework on a Wednesday. You can use your phonics book which you should have at home in your schoolbag. Maybe you could play 10 minutes of Nessy also?
Tables – Usually in school Tuesday-Thursday we would practise our mental maths focus. I will post on Seesaw Mrs Boyd calling out your tables which you can write down and try and then you can mark them yourself using the marking slide…no cheating. You are then going to learn multiplying numbers by 10 and 100 for tomorrow…but again, this is your Numeracy lesson for today.
Literacy- adding –ed and –ing to verbs
Today again, we’re going to think about adding –ed to verbs ending in ‘y’.
Just as a little recap, when a verb ends in y – you just add the –ing with no change.
E.g. worry – worrying, play –playing, carry – carrying
However, when adding the –ed ending there are two very important rules for you to remember:
If the verb ends with a vowel + y – you just add –ed:
E.g. play – played, pray – prayed, stay – stayed
If the verb ends with a consonant + y, you change the y to and i, before adding –ed:
E.g. hurry – hurried, carry – carried, tidy – tided
Have a look at the following to remind of you this further and then complete your worksheet carefully for today! J
Here is a Kahoot you may like to play which is online until 12 p.m. on Thursday.
Numeracy – Grid Multiplication
Today and tomorrow, you’re going to be learning some new Numeracy, but please don’t panic, I am here to help. I will be posting a little explanation video on SEESAW and if you still need further help, please let me know and I’ll try my best.
You will need to know your tables and use the skills you learned in yesterday’s Numeracy lesson. In your learning pack this week, I have given you a little laminated multiplication grid which you can use a whiteboard pen on and use over and over again to do more practice. One of the little PPT below will take you through practising this new method and I’d like you to use your grid and practise like we would normally do in class before doing the work. J
Now that you’ve had a little practice doing this, why don’t you give your worksheet a little go for today. Remember to send it through to me on SEESAW for marking and when adding your two answers together, if you need to do vertical addition sum, that’s OK!
Please don't panic -this is new and it may take some time to get it right. We'll be practising this tomorrow too!
Topic (WAU) – Shelter
For your topic work today, I’d like you to focus on the Mesolithic Homes and Shelters. If you can, access the Mountsandel website (Flash may block some people for accessing this) and navigate to the shelter part of the website. Have a go at playing the game of building the shelter and then complete your work for today in your topic book. You have sentences which you need to write in the correct order and then you can draw a nice picture of a Mesolithic Hut below this.
http://www.mountsandel.com/mesolithic/index.asp - Flash may stop you from seeing this website anymore, but the pictures on your page should help you.
In class, we usually make Mesolithic Campsites together in groups and it’s such a fun and enjoyable lesson. Obviously in school, we have all the materials to make this, but if you have anything at home and you’d like to do this, give it a go…but it’s not essential. We usually pick some sticks from BBW for the structure of the house.
An extension activity will appear on SEESAW Activities this afternoon if you want to give it a go.
Well done for completing Wednesday’s activities. Rest up for another day of fun activities tomorrow and maybe do some reading if you can to finish your afternoon! J
Mrs Boyd xo