Tasks for this week...
2nd November 2020
2nd November 2020
Key Hero Text
Captain Sir Tom Moore
Tomorrow will be a good day
We will be reading sections from Sir Tom's book over the next two weeks.
Poems for our heroes
Read - A working party
Activity 1 - Identify language from poetry that writer chose for effect. How do you think he feels about the war?
Activity 2 – Use expanded noun phrases to describe how the soldier feels.
Read 'The rear guard' and 'attack'
Inside a thought bubble write some of your thoughts using expanded noun phrases, similes, metaphors personification adjectives.
By the end of this week we will be writing poems for to the courageous soldiers and animals who fought in WW1
Maths focus for the week: Recap from PV, +/- multiplication and division
The Seasons ppt / Les Saison
Have a look at BBC bitesize then try the activities below:
Check out our art gallery tab just off the Class 4 page - our landscape art is on display.
Research WW1 horses at war.
Find a picture that you could sketch in pencil to go alongside your poem at the end of the week.
Split digraphs - spelling hints - this will be sent via SeeSaw
Y5/6 spelling word list is here
We will be using the first ten this week
Use look cover write check
Write them in a well punctuated simple sentence
Now write them in a compound or complex sentence using a coordinating or subordinating conjunction.
Glossary of terms
Pitch lesson 2
A pentatonic scale is a sequence of five notes. Two of the most common scales are:
Pentatonic major, which can be played using the notes CDEGA. Pentatonic minor, which can be played using the notes ACDEG.
Listen to the version of Amazing Grace - then explore the notes of one of the pentatonic scales. Can you compose a mini piece of music?
Interactive piano app
(Make sure you click on key assist twice to show the notes)
The big question...
Is it better to express your religion in arts and architecture or in charity and generosity?
Lesson 1 - Catch up
Lesson 2 - This week
Writing to our heroes
Links to remembrance - developing our writing for the war memorial
Write a letter to your hero explaining to them why they hold a special place in your heart.
Continuing with forces...
Look at this activity for 9-11 year olds on Explorify
You will need a measuring jug, a bowl, a glass, a piece of card and some water.
What was the largest amount of water you could put in your glass? Can you explain why?
Links to BBC bitesize