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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Friday 8th January 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:

HKnipe@seal.kent.sch.uk

Today's Activities:

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 

 

 

 

9:30-10:15 Guided Reading

 Know (understanding)

LO: To develop an understanding of how vocabulary/phrases can impact the reader.

SC1. I can identify key words.

SC2. I can find definitions of these words and apply that definition in the context of the text.

SC3. I can consider why the author has chosen this vocabulary.

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.

 

 

Images of no-man’s-land:

Group One – Ch 15

Use a dictionary to find the following words:

Lumbering

Inexorably

Intermittent

Pulsated

Contemplate

Skyline

In this chapter  Joey is lost in no-man’s-land. He is injured and frightened. Answer the following questions in your books, using the text to support your answers:

1) What vocabulary does the author use to describe the tank and how it terrifies Joey?

2) What description shows that Joey was tired after running from the tank?

3) Which clues does the author give to show that Joey has accidentally run into no-man’s-land?

4) Which sense does Joey use to help him escape from the explosions. Explain how he uses this sense.

 

Group Two – Page 120-123

Use a dictionary to find the following words:

Skyline

Pulsated

Contemplate

In this chapter  Joey is lost in no-man’s-land. He is injured and frightened. Answer the following questions in your books, using the text to support your answers:

1) Which clues does the author give to show that Joey has accidentally run into no-man’s-land?

2) Which sense does Joey use to help him escape from the explosions. Explain how he uses this sense.

 

10:15-11:00 Maths

LO: To understand the steps required when multiplying using the compact method (no regrouping)
SC1: I can present my work neatly, including keeping digits in the correct columns
SC2: I can follow the steps required
SC3: I can solve multiplication problems (3-digit x 1-digit)

Today we are introducing a new method - we are moving on from the expanded column method onto the compact method. It is much more concise but still important to follow the steps and keep the digits in their correct columns.

Watch the tutorial to make sure you Once you have completed the questions and extension questions you can mark your own work using the separate PowerPoint.

 

 

11:00-11:15 Break

 

11:15-12:30 English

Show (applying)

LO: To show my understanding of letter writing.

SC1. I can consider the content and features of my letter.

SC2. I can use relevant vocabulary.

SC3. I can use relative clauses.

SC4. I can use my senses to describe settings and actions.

SC5. I can reflect on my work and consider if I have challenged myself and been resilient when planning.

Today, we will plan out our experience outcome letters. For these letters you will need to use all the skills you have learnt since the start of the War Horse experience. You will need to use:

  • Relative clauses
  • Relative pronouns
  • Expanded noun phrases which use high level vocabulary
  • Senses and the skill of “show not tell”

You will also need to consider the content and structure of your letter. As we saw in the letters sent home by WW1 soldiers, the letter was not all about their lives on the front lines. They were also interested in news from home and they quite often started and ended on a positive note. Your choice of vocabulary is also key in your letter, it must be relevant to WW1 and you should always strive to use technical vocabulary when relevant and to consider if your choice of vocabulary is appropriate. To help you with your vocabulary I have taken all the words you have used before in your writing checklists and I have made a complete vocabulary list for you (attached at the bottom of the page).

In your plan today, you will be writing as a  British soldier who has seen the events covered in our guided reading lesson today (you may wish to read the text again or listen to the audio to support your planning). You will have two main sections:

 

Section One:

  • Introduce your letter – what will you discuss in the opening paragraph – what will the tone of the letter be?
  • Describe the events of the evening before you saw the horse trapped in no-man’s-land – tell the reader about the sights and sounds of the battlefield (you can use the PowerPoint images and audio recordings as stimulus)

Section Two:

  • Describe what you saw when the horse was spotted – describe the horse, where he was and how he was acting.
  • Tell you reader what happened next – be creative and realistic about what might have happened.
  • Your final paragraph – how will you sign off you letter?

 

To help you with this lesson I have put together a short video and a PowerPoint.

 

 

12:30-1:30 Lunch

 

1:30-3:00 History

L.O. To understand the use of weapons and animals in WW1
SC1: I can research the various weapons used in WW1
SC2: I can research the different animals used in WW1
SC3: I can compare the importance of weapons and animals in WW1

Today you are going to use the following links to support your research:

Which new weapons were used in the war? - BBC Bitesize
On this page there is an interactive section where you can learn about each weapon that was involved in the war.

How did animals help in World War One? - BBC Bitesize
There are several sections on this page with useful information, including a video and photographs.

Task 1: Using the information from your research, draw and describe the 2 weapons or items that you think had the biggest impact on the war - it could be for attack or defence
Task 2: Compare and contrast the importance of weapons and animals in WW1
This is an example mainly showing how you might want to lay out your work but it is not a fully finished piece of work - I would expect more detail and information to support your work.

3:00-3:15 TTRockstars

Take part in the TTRockstars Year 5 challenge. Over the next few weeks Kingfishers and Sparrow Hawks will be challenging each other to see which class  is the best at timetables. Log into your account each day and support your class in their TTRockstars "Battle of the Bands" rockstars challenge.

 

3:15-3:30 Story Time

Enjoy this story “Private Peaceful” read to you by your class teacher.

 

 

 

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