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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Friday 5th March 2021

Good morning everyone.

Please find today's learning attached below. Once you have completed your daily activities you will need to photograph your work and email it to me. My email address is:

mcook@inspirefederation.co.uk

Today's Activities:

8:30-9:00 Teams meeting with class teacher - Fun Friday!

 

9:00-9:30 Exercise and Wellbeing

Please choose one or more of the following links:

Joe Wicks workout – on this page there are a series of short workouts for children. Choose one or more workouts.

Cosmic yoga 

 

 

Fun Exercise

 

 

 

9:30-10:00 Guided Reading

Each day, as well as including the text for you to read, I am also including the audio recording of the chapter. You should only use this is you feel you need support to develop your understanding of the text and/or to support you with your reading.

 

Know (understanding)

LO: To understand how inference is used to engage the reader.

SC1. I can explain what inference means.

SC2. I can find examples of inference.

SC3. I can explain why an author might wish the reader to use the skill of inference.

 

Group One – page 225-229

Use a dictionary to find a definition for the following words:

Unease

Appreciatively

Fragrant

Mirth

Invertebrates

Blossoms

 

In this part of the text, Flick discovers more about the City of Five Lights. . Use the text to help you answer the following questions:

 

1) How does the City of Five Lights “live up to its name”?

2) How do we know that the suitcase is important?

3) What does Flick’s reaction to the “Crickers” tell you about the type of food she is used to?

4) How does the author show that Flick is excited to be in another world?

 

Group two – page 225-227

Use a dictionary to find a definition for the following words:

Unease

Noticeable

Glazing

 

In this part of the text, Flick discovers more about The City of Five Lights. . Use the text to help you answer the following questions:

 

1) How does the City of Five Lights “live up to its name”?

2) How do we know that the suitcase is important?

 

Group three – audio

If you feel you need additional support with your reading please listed to the audio for today’s lesson.

 

 

 

 

10:00-10:15 Weekly Spelling Rule

Each week we are going to focus on a new spelling rule. To help you learn this new rule I would like oyu to login to SpellingFrame daily and try some of the free activities, which are linked the spelling rule you are learning. To access the spelling rule you will simply need to:

1) Click on this link to take you straight to the web page - SpellingFrame

2) Click on Year 5 and 6

3) Choose the rule you are focussing on e.g. Spelling Rule 45

4) Click Play to access some activities - Pease note that not all the activities are free. Some require a subscription.

5) You can also click on view words and print words to see the words you will be focussing on for that week.

6) Click on "segment cards" to allow you to practice the words and spelling rule.

7) There is also one free game you can play to help you learn the spellings.

8) On a Friday, click on test and record your results.

 

This week I would like you to practice:

Spelling Rule 45 - Words with the /i:/ sound spelt ei after c

Please note that if you find these spellings difficult then you may look at a different year groups spelling rules and try one of those as part of your weekly spelling task. 

 

10:15-11:00 Maths

Show (applying)
L.O. To show my knowledge of converting units of time by solving word problems
SC1: I can identify the correct operation
SC2: I can convert units of time
SC3: I can solve word problems

1. Watch the tutorial. Watch the second tutorial if you would like additional support.

 

 

 

 

 

2. Work through the word problems on the PowerPoint. Complete the Evaluation and Reflection as well.

3. Mark your work using the Answers PowerPoint.

 

11:00-11:15 Break

 

11:15-12:30 English

 

Know (understanding)

LO: To understand the difference between metaphors and similes.

SC1. I can explain the role metaphor and simile.

SC2. I can identify metaphors and similes.

SC3. I can create sentences which use metaphors and similes.

 

As this is the last lesson before we return to school, I thought I’d use the lesson to recap metaphors and similes.

To help you with today’s tasks I have created a PowerPoint and there is a video for you to watch.

Task One

Watch the video on similes and metaphors:

 

 

 

If you need some additional support, please watch the following video:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Task Two

Go through today’s PowerPoint, answering the questions you will find attached (these have also been attached to the class page as a Word Document).

 

Task Three – Challenge Questions

Show your understanding of metaphors by answering questions on a famous poem “The Highwayman”.

 

12:30-1:30 Lunch

 

1:30-3:00 Afternoon Challenge

 

 

 

3:00-3:15 TTRockstars and/or Mathletics

Test your timetable skills each day:

Times Tables Rock Stars (ttrockstars.com)

Test your maths skills each day:

Mathletics Sign In

 

3:15-3:30 Story Time

Enjoy the next couple of chapters of Black Beauty, read to you by your class teacher. If you like the story and want to continue reading it, there are copies of the book in school :)

 

 

 

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