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Moston Lane

Community Primary School

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

WB. 27.04.20

 

Friday 1st May 2020

Thought of the Day

Staying Healthy

Today we would like to choose your own way of staying healthy. You could join in with Joe Wicks, practise some yoga with Jamie or just go for a run around your garden! Have fun!

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: This week we have been looking at the story Stellaluna. Watch the video of the story again and then answer these questions in your home learning book:

  1. How do you think Mother Bat felt as Stellaluna fell to the ground?
  2. How do you think Stellaluna felt as she hung from the branch?
  3. Why do you think Stellaluna 'quickly clambered' from the birds nest? What might she think will happen?
  4. What was the one thing Stellaluna carried on doing even after she became more like a bird?
  5. What did Stellaluna hang from instead of her feet? Why did she do that?
  6. How did Mother Bat realise that this bat was a her baby Stellaluna?

Miss Rowland's Group:  Log in to Oxford Owl and find the story ‘East of the Sun, West of the Moon’. Today you are going to read it stopping at the end of each chapter.

At the end of each chapter, write a sentence about what has happened in your home learning book. There are 8 Chapters so you should have 8 sentences written by the end of the book. 

Challenge: Retell the story using the picture cues on the back page to an adult in your house.  

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: Today we would like you to listen to the poem 'Lizzie's Lion'. You can read along if you want to! 

Did you enjoy listening to the poem? 

Could you hear any rhyming words? Write them down if you did.

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Groups: Click on the link to open your worksheet. Today's worksheet includes word problems using fractions. Complete these in your home learning book using sharing circles to show your working out.

Challenge: Can you write 3 of your own fraction word problems? Give them to your grown up and see if they get them right!

Now have a go at this fractions game called Falling Numbers

Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: Click on the link and watch the video about ordering numbers. When we have looked at ordering numbers in school, we have talked about greater than (>) and less than (<). Think back to the crocodile's mouth we used to help us!

Now click on this link and complete activities 1 and 2. 


We would love to see your maths work so when you have finished, ask your grownup to email to Y2@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk!

Topic

Today we are going to do some Design and Technology.

To fit in with our topic of 'The Seaside', we are going to have a look at some food ideas you could include in a seaside picnic. We are going to design our picnics and next week we would love it if you could have a go at creating your picnic to have for your lunch or dinner!

Job one

Think about what food or drink you would like to take in a picnic to the beach.

Job two

Click on the link and have a look through the picnic photos. What foods can you see?

Job three

Watch the videos about how to make sandwiches, fruit kebabs and ice lollies.

Fun sandwiches: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ln7zxwyjLs

Fruit kebabs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=716MHYY3buA

Ice lollies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMwFfM4Imc0

Job four

Click on the link to open your 'Design Sheet'. You are going to have a go at designing your own picnic! Try to include:

  • Something healthy
  • Something refreshing
  • Something savoury
  • Something sweet

 

Writing

Now you have designed your seaside picnic, we would like you to have a go at writing some instructions for making your sandwich. Click on the link and watch the video which will tell you everything you need to know about writing instructions.

Remember to include;

  • what you will need
  • numbered steps
  • verbs (chop, put, pour, add)
  • time openers (first, then, next)
  • adverbs (carefully, quickly, gently)

 

Spelling Challenge!

Today, we would love you to have a go at this fun 'Sporty Spelling Challenge'! Click on the link for instructions.

This week it is simple - just spell out your name to make a wordy workout.

 

Brain Breaks

Check in with the animals in Edinburgh Zoo using these live webcams!

 

 

Thursday 30th April 2020

Thought of the Day

22 Dr. Seuss Quotes That Will Change The World - Women.com

Staying Healthy

Join in with Joe Wicks in this morning's P.E. lesson

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Click on the link and remind yourself of the story 'Stellaluna'. Retell the story of Stellaluna to your grown up. 

Now create a storyboard to match the story of Stellaluna. Click on the link for an example and a template that you could use. 

Miss Rowland's Group: Click on the link and read through the Footballer Fact File - this week it is all about Luis Suarez. After reading the fact file, answer the questions about Suarez in your home learning book. Don’t forget to go back to the fact file to find your answers!  

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: Today we would like you to login to Oxford Owl. Choose a book according to your reading age and book band. Then answer the following questions about the book. 

  • Who is the main character? What are they like?
  • What happened in the story?
  • How did the story make you feel?
  • Did it remind you of any other stories that you have read?

Writing

Today you are going to practise your handwriting!

  1. Follow the link
  2. Click on ‘cursive’.
  3. Choose 4 letters to practise today.
  4. Watch the formation videos carefully.
  5. Now it is your turn to write 2 lines of each letter neatly in your home learning book.

Once you have done this, how many words can you think of starting with your letters for today? Try and write 10 words starting with each of your letters.

Challenge: How many words can you think of ending with your letter?

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Groups: Today we are continuing with fractions by looking at 1/3 (thirds) and 3/4 (three-quarters). 

Finding 1/3:

  • Draw three sharing circles.
  • Share out the number using dots in the circles.
  • Count the amount of dots in one circle - this is your answer!

Finding 3/4:

  • Draw four sharing circles.
  • Share out the number using dots in the circles.
  • Count the amount of dots in three circles - this is your answer!

Click on the link to open today's worksheet. 

Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: Before we start our maths today, try to find 35 small objects to help with your counting.These could be toys, cars, building blocks, raisins or pieces of pasta! 

Now follow the link and watch the videos all about using tens and ones to make numbers. Once you have watched the videos, complete 'Activities 1 and 2'. 

 

 

Topic

This week in Computing we are going to be using the ‘Tynker’ program. Click on the link and press ‘Get started for Free’. Click ‘Student’, you do not need to create an account you can press the X at the top and it will take you to the Tynker page. Then chose one of the recommended ‘Tynker’ programs and follow the instructions – you will need to click on the character icon to start. Have fun ‘Tynkering’!

 

Brain Breaks

Practise your mindfulness today with Jamie in her Zen Den

 

Wednesday 29th April 2020

 

Staying Healthy

Get moving with Jamie's Cosmic Yoga Dance Party!

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Click on the link and listen to the story 'Stellaluna'. Follow along using the words at the bottom of the screen.  

Find out what these words mean and write them in your home learning book:

  • sultry
  • crooned
  • clutched
  • scent
  • limp
  • startling
  • clambered

Tomorrow we will have another look at the story and answer some questions about it. 

Miss Rowland's Group: Log in to Oxford Owl (find the login details in your home learning book).  Find the book ‘Minibeast Poems’. Your task today is to read the poems and answer these questions in your home learning book:

  1. Which poem is your favourite? Why?
  2. Which poem did you not enjoy? Why? 

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: What is your favourite book? Today we would like you to read your favourite book that you have at home to a grown up. After you have read it, tell them what your favourite part was and why? Once you have told your grown up your favourite part we would like you to redesign the front cover of the book. Remember to include the title, author and illustrator on your front cover.

 

Writing

Follow the link to 'Stranded'. Have a good look at the picture. In your home learning book, write all of the adjectives you can think of to describe the picture. 

Now complete the 'Sick sentences' activity. Improve these sentences using:

  • adjectives
  • expanded noun phrases
  • conjunctions 

Now complete the 'Question time' activities in your home learning book. 

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Groups: After finding fractions of shapes, today we are moving onto finding fractions
of numbers. If you are finding ½ of a number, you need 2 sharing circles as the denominator is 2 and
then share out the number.

If you are finding ¼ of a number, how many sharing circles will you need? What is the denominator of ¼? Yes, that’s right 4 sharing circles! You then count 1 of the circles to find out your answer. Follow the link and watch the video for more help.
Now complete this worksheet remembering to either draw 2 or 4 sharing circles depending on if it is asking for ½ or ¼ of a number.

Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: Follow the link and click on 'Summer Term - Week 2'. Watch the video 'Lesson 3 - Find a quarter (2)'. Now complete this activity.  

 

Topic

Today we are going to do some PSHE focusing on Emotions. Can you remember what positive emotions we looked at last week? What words can you remember?

Log on to Purple Mash and follow these steps: Key Stage 1 - Topics - PSHE - Negative Emotions.

  1. Have a look at the list of negative emotion words on the left-hand side. 
  2. Say each of them out loud.
  3. Find out the meaning of them using a safe internet search (try Googlekids!)
  4. Complete the activity by placing each emotion word on your poster with a picture and a meaning. 

 

Brain Breaks

Give your mind a rest and get moving with Go Noodle! Follow the link and find a space to dance!

 

Tuesday 28th April 2020 

Staying Healthy

Join Joe Wicks in this morning's P.E. lesson!

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Log on to Oxford Owl and find the book we started yesterday called 'Jellyfish Shoes'. Think back to what has happened so far in the story and what you predicted would happen next. Now read Chapters 4 and 5. Is this how you predicted the story would end?

In your home learning book, answer these questions using full sentences. 

  1. Laura was so pleased with her new shoes. Is it sad that she doesn't want them at the end? Why?
  2. Was Scott mean to tell Laura that her shoes were made of jellyfish? Did Scott think Laura would believe him and throw the shoes away?
  3. What does Laura think the jellyfish on the beach look like?
  4. How do Scott and Laura save the jellyfish?
  5. Why does Laura think her shoes will be happier in the sea?

Miss Rowland's Group: Before reading through the short reading text today ‘The Peach’. I would like you to predict (guess) what you think it is going to be about. Write 3 sentences in your home learning book explaining what you think ‘The Peach’ is going to be about. Then read through ‘The Peach’, was your prediction right? Finally answer the 4 questions verbally to an adult in your house.  

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: Today, we would like you to log on to Oxford Owl and choose a book of your choice. Have a go at reading it on your own or with your grown up. Remember to sound out any words that you don't know and keep look out out for any tricky words! 

When you have finished reading, tell your grown up what happened in the story. Make it exciting! 

 

Writing

Click on this link to find today's writing activity. 

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Groups: Yesterday we looked at halves and quarters of shapes. Today we are going to have a look at thirds and three-quarters too! Remember, a third of a shape is 1 section of a 3-part shape (1/3).

Can you work out what three-quarters (3/4) of a shape would look like? Did you say 3 sections shaded in a 4-part shape? You were right!

Now follow the link to find today's worksheet.
When you have finished, have a go at this Fractions Monkey game: http://www.fractionmonkeys.co.uk/activity/

Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: Follow the link and click on 'Summer Term - Week 2'. Watch the video 'Lesson 2 - Find a quarter'. Now complete this activity

 

Topic

Today we are going to have a go at some Science!

Log on to Espresso and follow these steps: Key Stage 1 - Science - Materials - Videos. Now watch the video called 'More plastic than fish?' Using what you have learned, complete this sentence in your home learning book or verbally to your grownup: It is important to recycle materials because _______.

Now click on Activities and choose the activity called 'Sort the recycling'!

 

Brain Breaks

Join in with Mo and complete his Daily Doodle! Or if you would prefer, you could do your own doodle!

 

Monday 27th April 2020

Staying Healthy

Kick off your week with a fun Go Noodle dance! Click on the link and choose one from the list. 

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Log on to Oxford Owl and search for the book 'Jellyfish Shoes'. Before you begin reading, open the book and complete the 'Before Reading' questions in your home learning book.  Now read Chapters 1, 2 and 3.

What do you predict is going to happen next? In your home learning book complete the sentence: I predict ____________________.

Miss Rowland's Group: Log on to Oxford Owl (find the login details in your home learning book). Find the story ‘Animal Magic’. On the inside of the front cover in the book, there are 5 key words. Read these with your adult and write the meaning of them in your home learning book. Read the book and complete ‘Play Activity 1 and 2’. 

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: Today we would like you to listen to David Walliams reading one of his stories (choose one you haven't heard before). Once you have listened to it, draw a picture of one of the main characters. Use the information you have heard and your imagination to think about what they could look like. 

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

Writing

Click on the link and read or listen to the book ‘Nature Walk on the Beach’. Think carefully about what you have read and listened to in the book.

Today you are going to create a poster about all of the different wildlife that lives on beaches.

Remember to include:

  • a large title
  • lots of interesting facts and information
  • pictures (it needs to be eye-catching!)
  • a ‘Did you know?’ section to give some very interesting or unusual facts

Click on the link for some super examples of information posters we have found on Pobble!

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Groups: This week we are going to focus on fractions. Can you remember how to show a fraction for a half? A quarter?

Challenge: Can you remember the other fraction we have as well for a half? Can you remember the name of the top number of a fraction? Or the special name for the bottom number of a fraction?

Click on the link to open today's worksheet.

Remember to:

  • add up all the parts of the shape (this will be your bottom number in your fraction- the denominator)
  • then count up how many parts are shaded (this will be your top number in the fraction- the numerator).

Once you have completed the worksheet, have a go on ‘Fraction Matcher’. Click ‘Fractions’ when asked and work through the levels starting at Level 1. https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/fraction-matcher/latest/fraction-matcher_en.html

 

Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: Follow the link and click on 'Summer Term - Week 2'. Watch the video 'Lesson 1 - Find a half'. Now complete this activity

 

Topic

Today we're going to do some Music! Click on the link to 'Sun, sea and song!'. Go down the page to '8. Nigel's warm up video' - watch it and join in! Remember, your voice sounds best when you're smiling!

Now your voice is all warmed up, find '1. The big ship sails on the ally-ally-oh'. 

  • Sing and learn verses 1-2. 
  • Think about the tempo of the song. Is it fast or slow? Or does it change through the song?
  • Notice how the tempo changes in Verses 2 and 3. What happens to it?

Key Vocabulary: tempo, fast, slow, faster, slower.

 

Brain Breaks

Join in with Mo and complete his Daily Doodle! Or if you would prefer, you could do your own doodle!

CONTACT US

Moston Lane, Moston, Greater Manchester, M9 4HH

Tel: 0161 205 3864

Email: j.kerton@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk