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Moston Lane

Community Primary School

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

W.B. 29.06.20

Friday 3rd July 2020

Have you entered the art competition yet? Today is the last day of the ‘Natural World’ week and your last chance to participate by sending us your artwork. Find all the information on Monday's post or on the competition page.

Have fun!

Reading

Read the text ‘How to Skateboard’ and answer the questions.

Maths

In today’s lesson, you will be putting together all of the skills from the past 4 sessions to help identify key facts within word problems. You will take these key pieces of information, identify the problem and work out ways to calculate the answer. You will be looking at money, time and length problems and skilfully solving them!

Writing

This is your last lesson on adventure stories. In this lesson, you are going to plan and write your own adventure story. We would love to read it when you are done! 

Geography

How well do you know the world we live in? Complete this lesson on BBC Bitesize by watching the video, reading the information and completing the quiz at the end. You will learn about the different continents on Earth as well as why maps and atlases are a very useful tool!

Daily exercise

Friday wouldn’t be complete without some dancing!

Here are a few links to some dance videos to follow along:

Jess Glynne "Hold my hand"

Ariana Grande "7 Rings"

Justin Timberlake "Can't Stop the Feeling"

Then, finish your week with some meditation

We hope you’ve had a good week. Don’t forget to send us your amazing work.

Have a lovely weekend.

Miss Redpath and Miss Fuentes :) x

Thursday 2nd July 2020

Reading

Today, we are going to read ‘Trombone Shorty’ written by Troy Andrews. Listen to the story all about Troy from Tremé in New Orleans who followed his dream of becoming a musician.

After listening to the story, answer the following questions:

  1. What happens during the Mardi Gras parade?
  2. Which simile did the author use to describe the tuba?
  3. How do you make gumbo?
  4. Why did he get the nickname ‘Trombone Shorty’?
  5. When did The 5 O’Clock Band meet up?

Maths

Continuing with our lessons on measurements, today’s lesson is about money. You will complete the coin purse challenge and attempt to tackle money problems. Click here to get started!

Writing

Today’s writing lesson is a SPAG focus all about how to use pronouns in an adventure story. Don’t forget to pause the video lesson to answer the questions! Click here to complete this task.  

PSHE

Our school year is nearly at an end - we can’t believe it! We are missing seeing your smiley faces very much. It’s now time to reflect on our memories of Moston Lane. Have a think about your happiest, funniest or most special memories from the years so far. Then, log on to Purple Mash and complete the ‘Moston Lane Memories’ 2do task. We can’t wait to see your work!

Daily exercise

Join in with the Zumba Kids routine and get your heart beating.

Well done if you have entered the art competition!  If not, why not have a go today and send us your entry?

Miss Redpath and Miss Fuentes xx

Wednesday 1st July 2020

Art week: Have you entered the art competition yet? You can find out all about on our topic work from Monday 29th June or on the competition page. You could be the one winning!

Reading

Today your reading work is on Storyline Online. You will listen to the story of Young Mason Steele, a great story which shows how actions matter more than words. This story is set at a time where computers didn’t even exist. People had to write to each other on paper, either by hand or using a typewriter. Mason was a very good writer and one day he got given a special day gift…

After listening to the story, answer the following questions:

  1. What did Mason decide to do after receiving the gift from the civil rights group?
  2. How do you think the boys felt when father told them they were going to attend a formerly all-white high school?
  3. What was different about the electric typewriter?
  4. How did Mason’s father react when he got fired from the library?
  5. How did this story make you feel? Explain why.
  6. What did you like about that story?

Maths

Continue with your daily lesson on the Oak Academy. We are still learning about measures and today you will learn about problem solving when working with lengths. You will compare and match measurements and their equivalents. You will be using formal and informal ways of recording mathematical thinking and use these ideas to help you solve mathematical length problems. 

Writing

We are continuing with our topic of adventure stories on the Oak academy. In this lesson, you are going to explore the features of an adventure story. Remember to pause the video as you go along and complete the activities. 

History

Today, your topic work is to watch a documentary about Ancient Egypt. You know a lot about the Egyptians already, but it is always good to refresh our knowledge to make sure that we create long term memory (that means knowledge we won’t forget).

When you are done watching, creating a poster comparing life in Ancient Egypt with life today.

Daily exercise

Get ready for some Roblox Fitness. Click here to play the 'Would You Rather' game. You will have 10 seconds to choose which of the 2 options is your favourite, and then complete the exercise you have chosen for 30 seconds. 

We hope you are keeping well. Thinking of you!

Miss Redpath and Miss Fuentes :) x

Tuesday 30th June 2020

Reading

Continue learning about adventure stories by completing the second reading lesson from Oak Academy. Complete the quizzes, video lesson and worksheet.

Maths

We are still learning about different measures! Today’s lesson is all about money. This one is really important to help us understand spending money. You will learn about adding and subtracting money as well as keeping a total. You will be using pounds and pence to calculate problems.

Writing

Complete the Pobble lesson ‘It’s All About Superheroes’ - you will complete a variety of different SPAG and spelling tasks and eventually write your own superhero story. Have fun! We can’t wait to read about your superheroes and villains.

MFL

Today’s activity is to learn about different types of weather! Follow the PowerPoint to learn how to say and write different types of weather in French.

Next, you are going to complete a weekly weather report. Draw and write the weather for today (and yesterday!) and keep completing it every day this week. Click here to download your report template.

Daily exercise

Release your energy by completing the ‘Martial Arts for Beginners’ class! This one is all about footwork and martial art punches. Can you convince someone in your house to join in?

Have a good day everyone!

Miss Redpath and Miss Fuentes xx

Monday 29th June 2020

Happy Monday! We hope you had a great weekend. Let’s start the week with some happy news

Reading

This week we will learn about the ‘Adventure story’ genre. Head over to the Oak Academy and complete their reading comprehension lesson. Start your lesson with a quiz, then watch the video making sure you pause it when the teacher asks you to. 

Maths

This week, you will continue learning about measures. In this lesson, you will be learning about calculating with time. You will be adding amounts of time and keeping a running total. You will be learning to tabulate your results and work out missing values. You will be calculating using hours, minutes and seconds and then using this knowledge to investigate mathematical problems.

Writing

The sun was out last week and some of you had a lot of fun outside. Write a diary entry about your favourite day from last week and explain all the fun things you have been up to.

Art

In case you haven’t read it at the top of our page, we have got a few weeks of exciting art coming up! This week, our school art theme is ‘The Natural World’. There are 4 activities that you can choose from, but feel free to do as many as you want!

Have a look at this PowerPoint and decide which art project you would like to complete. As our theme is ‘the natural world’, you will need to go outside to collect some natural elements for your project. Make sure you ask your adult’s permission!

Send us pictures of your artwork and remember that there are some exciting prizes to win! But because the most important thing is participating, each participant will receive an art certificate.

Be creative and have fun!

If you don't have Powerpoint, here are the links to the four different activities.

Daily exercise

Time for some dance. Here are some of our favourite Just Dance videos.

Alone – Marshmello

I am Alive – Will.i.am 

Bad Guy – Billie Eilish 

High Hopes – Panic! At the Disco

Have a nice day everybody!

We miss you!

Miss Redpath and Miss Fuentes :) x

CONTACT US

Moston Lane, Moston, Greater Manchester, M9 4HH

Tel: 0161 205 3864

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