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With lockdown gradually easing and things slowly returning to the new normal this is a good time to think about all the things we have achieved during lockdown.  There will be many things that will be different about home and about school and it may take us all a little bit of time to get used to it.

I am really looking forward to seeing you all in September but some of you might be a bit worried about coming back to school.  Here are some ideas of things to think about to prepare you to return to school.       

Friday 17th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  This will be my last post before the summer holidays.  A massive well done to everybody, it has been a very weird term and i am so impressed that you have stuck with it and continued your learning.  Enjoy your summer holidays and i look forward to seeing you all back in school in September.  Happy Holidays!

Maths - It's the very last arithmetic Friday!  

  1. 83 ÷ 8 = ________
  2. 1/8 + 7/8 = __________
  3. 6,991 - 1,000 = ________
  4. 523 + 1,089 = __________
  5. __________ = 1 - 3/4
  6. 18 x 4 = _________
  7. __________ = 856 + 305
  8. 77 ÷ 100 = __________
  9. 1,738 - 1,352 = __________
  10. 32 ÷ __________ = 8

Science - Egg-Speriments

If you are allowed to have an egg to use, you will be able to do a few tests (experiments) without wasting the egg.

 

1. Test if your egg is fresh by placing it in a saucepan of water.

 How far up does it float or does it sink completely?

 

Circle: Fresh

 Quite fresh

 Older

 

2. Take a bowl and crack the egg shell carefully, pouring the inside of the egg carefully so that it does not break. Look carefully at the egg white and the egg yolk. Then look at the inside of the shell to look at the air sack (most rounded end). Tick the best descriptions:

Please remember to wash your hands thoroughly first.

  • The egg white has lots of air bubbles in it
  • The egg white is quite cloudy
  • The egg white is clear
  •  
  • The yolk is light and not yellow
  • The yolk is quite yellow
  • The yolk is a dark yellow
  •  
  • The air sac is small
  • The air sac is quite big
  • The air sac has popped.

If the egg white is cloudy or has air bubbles in it, this means it likely to have been recently laid.

The colour of the yolk depends on the colours that are put into the chicken’s feed. People like deep yellow yolks so yellow food colouring is added to the feed.

If the air sac has popped, the egg may be older or it could have been broken when cracking the egg.

3. Draw your egg and label what you have seen:

4. The shell of the egg is hard and is made of calcium (just as chalk is).

The white of the egg is the runniest, because it is mainly water.

The yolk of the egg is runny too, but is thicker than the white because it has little water in it and a lot of fat and protein.

Now if you are allowed to and with adult help, cook the egg by frying or poaching it. Then have it for your breakfast, lunch or tea.

What changes do you notice in the egg white and the yolk as it is cooked?

Thursday 16th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.

Maths - Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 12 - lesson 4 is on drawing on a grid.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

Literacy - Today we are thinking about how we digest our food.  Think back to science!  Have a look at the information below and try and answer the questions.

 

Step 1: We chew the egg in our mouth. Why do you think we do this?

 __________________________________________________

Step 2: The egg bits get mixed with our saliva (spit) in our mouths and is rolled into a ball. Why do you think this makes it easier to swallow?

__________________________________________________

Step 3: The egg bits travels down our food pipe to our stomachs. Can you see the scientific name for our food pipe on the diagram? Write it down

__________________________________________________

Step 4: The egg gets broken up into very small bits in our stomach which has an acidy soup of chemicals in it called enzymes which do this job. Have you ever been sick and vomited? What did the food look like?

__________________________________________________

Step 5: The eggy soup travels from the stomach to the small intestine where even more enzymes break the egg down even more so releasing the proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals into small enough pieces they can travel through our cell walls and into our blood stream which takes the nutrients to where they are needed. The liver sorts and stores the nutrients we do not use.

Step 6: What do you think happens to our waste food? Eggs do not have much waste in them though! Have a look at the diagram. Can you work it out?

 _________________________________________

Wednesday 15th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.

Maths - Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 12 - lesson 3 is on describing position.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

Literacy - Why do we eat eggs?

Eggs are a natural source of high quality protein, vitamins and minerals, and are one of nature’s most nutrient-dense foods. They are a good source of sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, chloride, zinc and copper. That’s why chickens are the most common birds on Earth. They are kept for their eggs and meat all over the World from large farms (as above) to people’s gardens.

How do we eat eggs?

Eggs can be eaten as a protein source by themselves or they can be part of the ingredients for other food we prepare.

The main ways we eat eggs for our protein source:

How do you like to eat your eggs? 

There are similarities and differences between the way we cook eggs, have a go at completing this table.

Tuesday 14th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  

Maths - Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 12 - lesson 2 is on completing a symmetric figure.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

Literacy - have a read through this article about chicken farming in Lincolnshire.

History of Rearing Chickens in Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Buff chickens were bred in large numbers on Lincolnshire farms to supply the London markets between the 1850’s and early 1900’s. The start of this trade coincided with the development of the railway network that linked the small market towns in the county with the capital city and its opportunities for business.

These chickens were bred in 1843 using a chicken that came from China (the Cochin) which was much larger than the chickens seen in England and a local variety called the Dorking. This Cochin-Dorking cross was a huge success because the birds were big and they laid lots of eggs. This bird became known as the Lincolnshire Buff and was popular in farms across the county.

The Lincolnshire Buff was a fast growing, hardy bird that was very popular at the time because they had excellent table qualities. Buff (of many different shades) was a popular colour for table birds as they provided white table birds when they were plucked (leaving a clean carcass without leaving dark feather stubs).

A business man in Kent, Mr. William Cook, saw how popular these birds became and in no time at all bred his own version of the Buff – The Buff Orpington which looked exactly the same as the Lincolnshire Buff. This caused a lot of controversy at the time. But William Cook had a good reputation for his other chickens and eventually Lincolnshire farmers lost out. By 1915 there were still some farms with Lincolnshire Buffs but by 1920 they had died out.

However, from 1981 – 1986 breeders at the Lincolnshire College of Agriculture and Horticulture Riseholme, used the information written down in journals during the 1800s and early 1900s to be able to work how to breed an exact genetic copy of the chicken.

Chicken farmer and conservationist Mr. Brian Sands continued this work and used the bloodline to re-introduce Lincolnshire Buffs into the county. He was able to show them at the Lincolnshire Show as they developed and in 1995 a Lincolnshire Buff society was formed. The bird was accepted as rare standard breed in 1997.

Now have a go at answering these comprehension questions

1. What technology was developed to allow Lincolnshire eggs to be sold in London?

 __________________________________________________

2. What country did the Cochin come from?

___________________________________ 

3. Why was the breed of chicken so popular? ______________________________________________

______________________________________________

4. True or false?

Lincolnshire Buffs were lovely table birds but their feathers left black marks when the bird was plucked for cooking

 

Lincolnshire Buffs laid large numbers of eggs

 

5. Which business man introduced a new breed of buff chickens?

______________________________________________

6. What does the word controversy mean? ______________________________

Monday 13th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.   

Maths - Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 12 - lesson 1 is on symmetry.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

Literacy - a reading challenge today, read the information and then have a go at answering the questions.

Friday 10th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  

Maths - It's arithmetic Friday! 

  1. 1/4 of 24 = ________
  2. __________ = 99 + 10
  3. 250 - 82 = ________
  4. 1,654 + 373 = __________
  5. 4/9 + 2/9 = __________
  6. 321 x 9 = _________
  7. 12 x ________ = 36
  8. 8 x 100 = __________
  9. __________ = 3,561 - 918
  10. 271 ÷ 1 = __________

Today instead of literacy I thought we'd do some art.  Have a read below and then try and sketch your own tree.  If you can paste a photo of your sketch into OneNote that would be great, if not just put it up on your wall and enjoy it!

Now have a try yourself.

First try the method shown, then find a tree to sketch yourself. You may be able to see trees from where you live, but if not, use a picture in a book or one found on the internet.

Happy drawing!

 

Thursday 9th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  

Maths - Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 11 - lesson 4 is on quadrilaterals.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions

 

Today we are thinking about how rivers form.  Read the following information then have a go answering the questions.

How do Rivers Form?

A river is a moving body of water that flows from its source on high ground, across land, and then into another body of water, which could be a lake, the sea, an ocean or even another river.

A river flows along a channel with banks on both sides and a bed at the bottom. If there is lots of rainfall, or snow or ice melting, rivers often rise over the top of their banks and begin to flow onto the floodplains at either side.

Rivers usually begin in upland areas, when rain falls on high ground and begins to flow downhill. They always flow downhill because of gravity.

They then flow across the land – meandering – or going around objects such as hills or large rocks. They flow until they reach another body of water.

As rivers flow, they erode – or wear away – the land. Over a long period of time rivers create valleys, or gorges and canyons if the river is strong enough to erode rock. They take the sediment – bits of soil and rock – and carry it along with them.

Small rivers are usually known as streams, brooks or creeks. If they flow from underground they are called springs.

  1. Give three examples of bodies of water.
  2. What can cause a river to top it's banks?
  3. Why do rivers always flow downhill?
  4. What does the word meandering mean? 
  5. What is the word used for bits of soil and rock?
  6. What is the name of an underground stream?
  7. What is the start of a river called?
  8. Where abouts on it's journey is the river at it's lowest point?

 

Wednesday 8th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  Yesterday we learnt about the rivers in Lincolnshire.    

Look at the following website to find out more about water safety:

https://www.rospa.com/leisure-safety/Water/Advice/ChildrenYoung-People

Your challenge today is to design a water safety poster to let younger children (year 1 & 2) know how to keep safe.

Your poster should tell them:

  • what the dangers are
  • the information signs telling you about the risks
  • what you should do
  • how you can help

    

Maths - Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 11 - lesson 3 is on triangles.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

Tuesday 7th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.

This week we are going to be learning all about the county of Lincolnshire.  Have a read through the information and look closely at the map, then try and answer the questions about Lincolnshire's rivers.

Geographical Location

Where is Lincolnshire within the United Kingdom? Lincolnshire is the second largest county in the England in terms of the area of land that it covers. It is in the East Midlands region of the country.

  1. Which river lies to the north of Horncastle? _____________________________
  2. Which river lies to the south of Horncastle? ______________________________
  3. Which river(s) lie north west of Horncastle? ______________________________
  4. Which river(s) lie south east of Horncastle? ______________________________
  5. Which two major towns does the River Ancholme lie between? ________________________ and _______________________
  6. Which river lies south of Skegness? ______________________
  7. What rivers are there near where you live? ________________________________
  8. Why must you take care near rivers and water ways _______________________________________________________________

Maths - Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 11 - lesson 2 is on comparing and ordering angles.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

Monday 6th July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  You will need to log in to our OneNote page again this week for the SPAG challenges.  

Maths - Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 11 - lesson 1 is on identifying angles.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

Literacy - a reading challenge today, read the information and then have a go at answering the questions.

Friday 3rd July

Good morning Tiger Sharks and the end of another week.  Remember to log on and complete the reading eggs challenge over the weekend.

Maths - It's arithmetic Friday! 

  1. 7/8 - 5/8 = ________
  2. 6 x 7 x 3 = __________
  3. 400 - 246 = ________
  4. __________ ÷ 8 = 9
  5. 10/6 - __________ = 7/6
  6. 6,203 - 1,000 = _________
  7. 758 + 469 = __________
  8. 63 x 9 = __________
  9. 3/5 of 100 = __________
  10. __________ = 74 x 0

Today is the last day we will be reading Treasure Island so you can watch the last three episodes of the story.

htthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clipsvideo/english-ks2-treasure-island-home/zk2qnrd

Chapter 8: The Pirates Parley and the Black Spot

Chapter 9: The Empty Pit and Ben Gunn's surprise

Chapter 10: Silver Escapes and the Heroes Return

Now that we have finished the story we are going to do a book review of it.  This activity might be easier on paper or in your yellow book.  Because we listened to the story rather than read it, you can design your own front cover.

Thursday 2nd July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.

Today you need to watch and listen to Chapter 7: A Fight and the Hispaniola Captured

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clipsvideo/english-ks2-treasure-island-home/zk2qnrd

This is a very exciting chapter for Jim, when he gets back to the others in the stockade he will have lots to tell them. 

Today your challenge is to imagine you were Jim, write a description of what happened on the boat and the encounter with Hands.  Remember to use lots of description to make it exciting for the reader and don't forget to include how Jim felt.  He had just killed his first pirate, would he feel happy or would he feel guilty and upset with himself?

 

Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 10 - lesson 4 is a follow up to yesterday's activity on line graphs. Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

  

Wednesday 1st July

Good morning Tiger Sharks.

Today you need to watch and listen to Chapter 6: The Stockade and the Pirate Attack

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clipsvideo/english-ks2-treasure-island-home/zk2qnrd

If for any reason the video clip doesn't work, here is the script for the sixth chapter.

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/pdfs/treasureisland/treasure_island_story_06.pdf

Your challenge today is to write in character.  Imagine that you are Captain Long John Silver, what would you say to Jim and the others to try to convince them to give you the map?  Write the conversation that you would have, remember to include speech marks around what the person actually says, and try to use better words than said to describe how the characters are speaking.

For example…

"If you give me the treasure map, I promise you will all leave here unharmed," bargained Captain Silver.

 

Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 10 - lesson 3 is introducing line graphs.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

Tuesday 30th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.

As well as marooning on desert islands, pirates used lots of other punishments.  These are pretty gruesome so beware! Check out this website and then have a go at saying whether each of the statements is true or false.

http://pirateattack.co.uk/top-ten-pirate-punishments-2/

  1. Are these statements true or false?
  • Pirates often forces people to walk the plank.
  • Men who were marooned were left with nothing but the clothes they were wearing.
  • After flogging salt and vinegar was added to the wound, to cause more pain and suffering.
  • During keelhauling, as well as drowning the victim was also cut to bits by sharp barnacles on the bottom of the boat.
  • It was not uncommon for crew members to be sold as slaves.
  • During sweating, the victim had to run or dance, to the sound of drums.
  • After hanging, bodies were left until they had been submerged by the sea three times.
  • Captain Kidd, a notorious pirate, was hanged in 1701.

Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 10 - lesson 2 is comparison sum and difference problems. Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

Monday 29th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  You will need to log in to our OneNote page this week for all the SPAG challenges.

We are going to carry on with the story of Treasure Island again this week, I hope you have been enjoying the story as much as I have, we couldn't leave it without finding out what happened to Jim and the treasure!

Today you need to watch and listen to Chapter 5: Escape to the Island and Ben Gunn

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clipsvideo/english-ks2-treasure-island-home/zk2qnrd

If for any reason the video clip doesn't work, here is the script for the fifth chapter.

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/pdfs/treasureisland/treasure_island_story_05.pdf

Imagine that you are Ben Gunn and have been marooned on the island for 3 years.

  1.  What has your daily routine been for getting food and water?
  2. How have you kept yourself entertained – have you invented any games to keep your mind active or to keep fit?
  3. How have you managed to keep safe from enemies and anything which wants to harm you?

Here is the link for this week's maths videos from White Rose.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

This week we are on Year 4 - Summer week 10 - lesson 1 starts with interpreting charts.  Watch the video and then have a go at these questions.

 

Friday 26th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  Today's spelling challenge is to challenge a partner to the 'wand game'.  Remember arm yourself with your wand (or ruler, or stick, or wooden spoon, or anything you can find around the house!), stand opposite each other and then take it in turns to each of you say the next letter in the word you are spelling.  You get a point each if you get to the end of the word correctly, or the winner is the person who can spell the word with no mistakes.  Expelliarmus! 

It's arithmetic Friday!  

  1. 52 + 39 = ________
  2. 4/5 - 3/5 = __________
  3. ________ = 817 - 429
  4. 2,036 = 6 + 30 + __________
  5. 48 x 9 = __________
  6. 7/8 + 3/8 = _________
  7. 4,312 - 1,654 = __________
  8. 79 + 317 = __________
  9. __________ = 7 ÷ 10
  10. 9 x 11 = __________

Today our literacy challenge is all about sea shanties.  Sea shanties were sung to help keep the pirates working together in time when hoisting the sails or raising the anchor. They were not only sung by pirates but by other sailors too and workers in the ports.

 

Listen to the three songs below on youtube. You are sure to know the first one.

Drunken sailor: https://youtu.be/I3UBxFqebaY

Leave her Jonny leave her: https://youtu.be/gEWS5dGSDOc

Time flies when you’re having rum: https://youtu.be/rr1FBtYo6ng

 

1) Think of some other ideas for verses for ‘What do you do with a drunken sailor?’:

What do you do with a drunken sailor?

What do you do with a drunken sailor?

What do you do with a drunken sailor, early in the morning?

 

Put him in a __________________________

Put him in a __________________________

Put him in a __________________________

 

Early in the morning

 

Way hay and up she rises

Way hay and up she rises

Way hay and up she rises

 

Early in the morning!

Think of 2 more verses.

2) What do you think the song ‘Leave her Jonny leave her’ is about?

Thursday 25th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  Today's spelling challenge is to complete the wordsearch, can you find all your spelling words hidden in the grid?  Remember words can go forwards, backwards, up, down or diagonal.

Today you need to watch and listen to Chapter 4: The Voyage and the Apple Barrel

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clipsvideo/english-ks2-treasure-island-home/zk2qnrd

If for any reason the video clip doesn't work, here is the script for the second chapter.

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/pdfs/treasureisland/treasure_island_story_04.pdf

Today we will be using the Year 5, summer term week 9, lesson 4.  Follow this link to find the tutorial videos for this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lesson 4 is dividing by 10, 100 and 1000, same as yesterday, don't move the decimal point!

Wednesday 24th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  Today's spelling challenge is to practise writing out your words in different colours.  Write each letter of the word in a different colour.  If you can find enough colours, you could try doing each individual letter in its own colour e.g. a = red, b = blue etc.  Here is a reminder of this weeks words.

Today we are going to learn about the Pirate Code, a set of rules all pirates on board the ship must obey.  If you can't access our OneNote page try researching what you can find out about the pirate code.  Have a go at writing your own set of pirate rules.  You could even use tea to stain a piece of paper to make it look really authentic and decorate it with pirate symbols like the skull and cross bones! 

Back to the White Rose videos for the rest of the week.  We will be using the Year 5, summer term week 9, today using lesson 3.  Follow this link to find the tutorial videos for this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lesson 3 is multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000, we have covered this in class, remember the grid?  Key tip for today, don't move the decimal point!

Tuesday 23d June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.   Today's spelling challenge is the 'Add ‘Em Up' challenge.  For each of your words, give 2 points for each consonant and 5 points for each vowel.  Which word has the most points? Which word has the least points?

Here is the link for today's maths, again looking at interpreting tables but this time two-way tables which are even trickier.

Year 5 - Week 9 - Lesson 2 - Two-way tables

Today's literacy is a reading challenge all about the different jobs on board a pirate ship.  You will need to check out our OneNote page for the text and questions.  Remember you can find OneNote by clicking on the tile on Airhead or by going through Teams.  

Monday 22nd June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  Here are this week's new spellings.  Today's challenge is to practise your handwriting, remember try and join all your letters, keep your letters on the line and make sure your ascenders and descenders are the right size.

We are going to carry on with the story of Treasure Island again this week, I hope you have been enjoying the story as much as I have, we couldn't leave it without finding out what happened to Jim and the treasure!

Today you need to watch and listen to Chapter 3: Long John Silver and the Hispaniola

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clipsvideo/english-ks2-treasure-island-home/zk2qnrd

If for any reason the video clip doesn't work, here is the script for the chapter.

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/pdfs/treasureisland/treasure_island_story_02.pdf

  1. List the provisions that would be needed on board the Hispaniola:

Your maths videos this week are in a slightly different place, click on the link or watch the video below.  Please make sure you watch the video before trying the questions so that you fully understand the lesson.  This week we are starting out with interpreting tables.

Year 5 - Week 9 - Lesson 1 - Read and interpret tables

Friday 19th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks and the end of another week.  If you haven't logged onto reading eggs this week there is another challenge for you to have a go at over the weekend.

It's arithmetic Friday!  

  1. 544 - 109 = ________
  2. 1/3 of 36 = __________
  3. ________ x 8 = 8 56
  4. 3/8 - 1/8 = __________
  5. __________ x 9 = 45
  6. 8 x _________ = 56
  7. 203 x 4 = __________
  8. 48 + 100 = __________
  9. 2,345 - 1,619 = __________
  10. 2,385 + 1,297 = __________

Today's literacy challenge is all about the different kinds of boats pirates used.  Read the information about the different boats and then think about each boat from a pirates point of view.  Complete the table to show the advantages and disadvantages of each boat.

Thursday 18th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  For today's literacy we are labelling a pirate ship.  Check out our OneNote page for all the information or use google to find the parts of a ship.

This week we are going back to using the White Rose Maths resources, we will be using the Year 5, summer term week 8.  Follow this link to find the tutorial videos for this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lesson 3 is adding decimals with different number of decimal places.  Tip - don't forget the place holder!

Wednesday 17th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  For today's literacy, you need to watch and listen to Chapter 2: The Squire and the Treasure map.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clipsvideo/english-ks2-treasure-island-home/zk2qnrd

If for any reason the video clip doesn't work, here is the script for the second chapter.

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/pdfs/treasureisland/treasure_island_story_02.pdf

Your challenge today is to create your own treasure map.  Add different features to your map like crooked trees or jagged rocks and don't forget to mark where the treasure is buried with an X. 

Then write some instructions for finding your treasure e.g. find a rock shaped like a skull, or take 50 paces to the left.  You may find it easier to do this activity in your book or on plain paper.  You can then add your photo on Teams or paste it into your OneNote page.

This week we are going back to using the White Rose Maths resources, we will be using the Year 5, summer term week 8.  Follow this link to find the tutorial videos for this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lesson 3 is adding decimals with the same number of decimal places.  This should be a breeze, so have fun!

Tuesday 16th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  

This week we are going back to using the White Rose Maths resources, we will be using the Year 5, summer term week 8.  Follow this link to find the tutorial videos for this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lesson 2  is percentages as fractions and decimals.  This isn't something we have covered in class so watch the video carefully and send me a message in Teams if you need some help.

Our literacy challenge today is a reading comprehension all about the different jobs pirates did on board the pirate ship.  You will need to check out our OneNote page to find the text and questions.  Remember you can find this through Teams or by clicking on the OneNote icon on airhead.

Monday 15th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  This week our literacy is going to be based around a classic book called Treasure Island written by Robert Louis Stephenson in 1950.  Each day there will be a video clip to watch and then an activity which follows on from it.

Here is the link to all of the video clips, today you just need chapter 1: Jim Hawkins and the Admiral Benbow.

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks2-treasure-island-home/zk2qnrd

If for any reason the video clip doesn't work, here is the script for the first chapter.

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/pdfs/treasureisland/treasure_island_story_01.pdf

Once you have watched the video, have a go at completing this table.  Remember you can watch the video more than once if you like.

Maths - This week we are going back to using the White Rose Maths resources, we will be using the Year 5, summer term week 8.  Follow this link to find the tutorial videos for this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Lesson 1 is understanding percentages.  This isn't something we have covered in class so watch the video carefully and send me a message in Teams if you need some help.

Friday 12th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  Your final spelling challenge of the week is to create your own wordsearch using your spelling words.  Use the lines in your yellow book to help you, remember the words can go forwards, backwards, up, down or diagonal, try and make it really tricky and challenge other members of your family to see who can solve it the quickest!

It's arithmetic Friday!  

  1. 268 - ________ = 168
  2. 485 + 79 = __________
  3. 56 + 8 = ________
  4. 4/5 + 4/5 = __________
  5. 52 x 7 = ___________
  6. _________ = 13 x 4
  7. 409 - 145 = __________
  8. 47 x 100 = __________
  9. __________ = 2,375 - 1653
  10. 2/8 of 72 = __________

Geography - Today we are looking at time zones around the world.  Check out the link below for more information.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvsfr82/articles/zjk46v4

The map below shows how many hours in front or behind different countries are around the world.

 Complete this table to show the time in different places in the world, you may need to use an atlas or a map of the world to locate some of the places.

Thursday 11th June

Today's spelling challenge is to play Spelling Hangman!  With a partner, take it in turns to choose one of your spelling words.  Can your partner guess the word before they run out of lives?

Maths - This week we are going back to using the White Rose Maths resources, we will be using the Year 4, summer term week 4.  Follow this link to find the tutorial videos for this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/ 

Lesson 4 is on finding the area of rectangles, make sure to watch the video and answer the questions when instructed.

Geography - Today we are looking at lines of latitude and lines of longitude.  Check out the link below for more information.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvsfr82/articles/zd4rmfr

Test your knowledge with the quiz at the end, how many can you get right?

Wednesday 10th June

Today's spelling challenge is to write your spelling words in bubble letters and colour them in.  Remember here are this week's words.

Follow this link to find this weeks maths videos.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/ 

Lesson 3 is on finding the perimeter of rectilinear shapes, make sure to watch the video and answer the questions when instructed.

Today we have a guided reading challenge all about hurricanes.  Have a read of the fact sheet below and then have a go at answering the questions.

Tuesday 9th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks, your spelling challenge today is a dictionary challenge.  Can you find and write the definition of each of your spelling words?

This week we are going back to using the White Rose Maths resources, we will be using the Year 4, summer term week 4.  Follow this link to find the tutorial videos for this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/ 

Lesson 2 is on finding the perimeter of rectangles, make sure to watch the video and answer the questions when instructed.

Literacy - Choose one of the climate zones you learnt about yesterday to investigate further. Use the table below to write down everything you have learnt about that climate zone.

Remember here is the link to access all the geography resources on Oddizzi.

https://www.oddizzi.com/schools/login/

Our username is Tiger Sharks and the password is Ingoldmells1.

Monday 8th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  Here are this week's new spellings.  Today's challenge is to practise your handwriting, remember try and join all your letters, keep your letters on the line and make sure your ascenders and descenders are the right size.

This week in maths we are going back to using the White Rose Maths resources, we will be using the Year 4, summer term week 4.  Follow this link to find the tutorial videos for this week.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/ 

Lesson 1 is on multiplying and dividing problem solving, make sure to watch the video and answer the questions when instructed.

Our literacy this week is going to be geography related, using the Oddizzi website.  You can log in to access all the information by following this link.

https://www.oddizzi.com/schools/login/

Our username is Tiger Sharks and the password is Ingoldmells1.

We are going to learn about lots of different aspects of weather and climate.  When you have logged into Oddizzi, click on:

  1)    explore the world then

  1.  weather and climate and finally
  2.  climate

Read about each of the five climate zones and label them in the table (make sure you look at the pictures and match them correctly.)  Use what you have found out to fill in a description of each different climate zones.

Friday 5th June

Good morning Tiger Sharks, wow this week has gone quick.  Today i have set you a reading challenge all about animals in lockdown, read the information below and have a go at the questions.

Some tricky maths this week so well done for persevering with it.  It's arithmetic Friday again, whoop whoop, I know you all love Fridays! 

  1. 48 + 20 = _________
  2. 247 + 409 = __________
  3. 3/7 + 4/7 = ________
  4. 7 x 7 = __________
  5. 672 - 349 = ___________
  6. _________ = 3,064 + 1000
  7. 1,564 + 1,327 = __________
  8. 6/9 - 5/9 = __________
  9. __________ = 36 x 8
  10. 62 ÷ 10 = __________

I have also set you a reading egg challenge for the weekend, so log on at some point and have a go.

Have a fab weekend and I'll see you again on Monday.

Thursday 4th June

Literacy

Today we are going to finish the activities on adding brackets that we started yesterday.  Finish these three sentences by putting your own extra information inside the brackets.

For example: The Giants (who were the gods’ enemies) lived in a land made from freezing cold ice and frost.

Top tip!

  • Read the whole sentence first.
  • Remember that brackets add information about whatever is directly before them in the sentence.
  1. The palaces (........................................................) had turrets of gold and silver.
  2. This land was called Asgard (..................................................).
  3. Odin (.............................................) created the world.

Have a go at writing two of your own sentences about this picture, using brackets to add extra information. Here is an example to help you…

The penguin (who had a cheeky smile) floated gently up to the ceiling.

Maths

Today a bit more practise multiplying fractions and whole numbers.  Try and convert the improper fractions into mixed numbers if you can.

Wednesday 3rd June

Good morning Tiger Sharks, some more lessons from BBC Bitesize today, they really are a fabulous resource.  Check the website out for other activities if you fancy doing a bit more.  Today in literacy, we are going to learn how to use brackets to add extra information into a sentence.  Check out the BBC bitesize page and watch the video for some examples.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkfvgwx

Listen to the Viking story of how Odin created the world.  Then copy out the sentences below and complete them using an option from the phrase bank.  The phrases provide extra information, so they should go inside the brackets.

Top tip!

Read the sentences carefully. They should still make sense with the extra information added.

Phrase bank

  • Home of the Humans
  • who was puzzled
  • with a great roar
  • the god of fire
  • filled with trees, lakes, flowers and rivers
  • who lived a long time ago
  1. The Vikings (................................................................) sailed around in very long ships.
  2. Loki (..............................................................) watched Odin create the world.
  3. Loki (..................................................) said, “Isn’t it a bit generous, giving a home to our enemy the giants?”
  4. Odin (.....................................................) sent a freezing wind across the blackness.
  5. Odin breathed gently and a new world (.....................................................) appeared.
  6. This land was called Midgard (.........................................................).

In maths, we are going to learn how to multiply fractions by whole numbers, and it’s a lot easier than it looks, trust me!  Check out the BBC bitesize lesson for all the information you will need.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6ghscw

Tuesday 2nd June

Good morning Tiger Sharks, lovely to see so many of you back online yesterday.  Today's challenges follow on from yesterday with some more work on facts and opinion.  Recap by watching the video from yesterday if you need to.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkvg47h

Today your challenge is to write one paragraph about your favourite animal only using opinions (what you think about the animal).

For example: Zebras are the most magical creatures in the animal kingdom.

Then write another paragraph about the same animal but only use facts (what is true about the animal).

For example: Zebras have black and white stripes.

Each paragraph should be three to five sentences long.

Top tip!

You could look on the CBBC website to find facts about animals. You might find the Newsround website useful too.

Today in maths we are continuing with our work finding fractions of amounts.  Have a go at these quick questions and then try the interactive game to keep practising.

  1. 1/6 of 48 =
  2. 2/5 of 50 =
  3. 3/8 of 96 =
  4. 6/9 of 81 =

Try these flashcards from Quizlet.  Shout out the answer then tap the card to check your answer. Tap the arrow to see another flashcard.

https://quizlet.com/200615640/find-fraction-of-amount-flash-cards/

Monday 1st June

Good morning Tiger Sharks, hope you had a fab half term and are ready to get back to our home learning. As of this week I will be back in school for most of the day so will be unable to get back to you on Teams as quickly as I have been doing.  I will try and answer all queries at the end of the day so please be patient and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

Literacy

Today we are going to use a lesson from BBC Bitesize to learn all about the difference between fact and opinion.  Watch the video at the link below then have a go at answering the questions.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkvg47h

Now answer these questions.

You can think though your answers or write them down as full sentences.

1. What is a fact? Give an example from the video.

2. What is an opinion? Give an example from the video.

3. What does a fact need to be supported by?

For maths today, today we are having a recap on finding fractions of amounts.  We have covered this in class but to remind you check out the video below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2QvVicQcMo

Friday 22nd May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, it's the last day of a very different term!  I want to say a massive well done to all of you for sticking with it and joining me every day.  I know some days you'd really rather not do any work (me too), some days your bored (me too) and some days you'd rather just stay in bed (me too)!  So well done all us for everything we have achieved this term!  

Today's spelling challenge is a word collage (I know you all enjoyed this challenge last time!).  Have a look around the house for any old newspapers, magazines, letters, junk mail (check with an adult first!)  Cut out the letters you need from the magazines and spell out your words.   Here is a reminder of this week's words.

For literacy, It's time to have a go at writing our own River poem.  Look at the example from yesterday for inspiration.  Don’t worry if your poem doesn't rhyme, it is more important to use lots of lovely vocabulary and create a really good image of the river.

Maths - It's arithmetic Friday! 

  1. 6,001 + 1,000 = __________
  2. 76 ÷ 100 = ________
  3. 214 x 3 = __________
  4. 6/7 - 2/7 = ___________
  5. 35 ÷ 7 = _________
  6. 907 - 492 = __________
  7. __________ = 7,316 + 1,345
  8. 231 x 0 = _________
  9. 30 x 5 = __________
  10. 3/4 of 32 = _______

Thursday 21st May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, some really tricky year 5 maths today so don't panic if you struggle.  Remember square numbers are numbers multiplied by themselves e.g. 62 = 6 x 6 = 36 and for the division you will need to do lots of working out before you can answer the questions.  You can do this in your yellow book if it's easier, just put the final answer on the worksheet.  Resilience is one of our core values, so give it your best!

For literacy today - Valerie Bloom wrote a second poem about a river, this one called simply The River.  Check it out on youtube being read by a teacher to his class.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4W7wnEFe4dU

Here is an example of a poem written by a child in s similar style to Valerie's poem.  Can you highlight the verbs in blue (doing words), nouns in yellow (things) and adjectives in pink (describing words.)

Wednesday 20th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, well done for the lovely descriptions of the river from yesterday.

For literacy today - Watch this clip of Valerie Bloom reading her poem Ask The River.

https://vimeo.com/129758261

Have a go at answering these questions about the poem - you may need to listen to it more than once.

  1. What was the name of the river the poet used to live next to?
  2. Why does the river smile?
  3. How did the river wake the mountain?
  4. This is a rhyming poem, can you identify two sets of rhyming couplets?  (A rhyming couplet is two sentences that rhyme)
  5. At the end of the poem, what is clogging up the river?

For today's spelling challenge, see if you can find all of this week's words inside the wordsearch.

Maths today is a bit of multiplying and dividing.  Two tips - don't forget the place holder and remember the grid!

Tuesday 19th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, I thought for the rest of this week we would focus on some poetry, all around the theme of water.  I know I really enjoy a walk along by a river, or listening to the waves on the beach, even today watching the rain run down the windows!  Fingers crossed the sunshine will be back tomorrow though!

Today's challenge is to imagine you were standing next to this river.  Label five things that you can see and then add adjectives, verbs and adverbs to describe them.

Today's spelling challenge is the 'Add ‘Em Up' challenge.  For each of your words, give 2 points for each consonant and 5 points for each vowel.  Which word has the most points? Which word has the least points?

Monday 18th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, hope you had a great weekend.  Well done Ben for being our reading eggs champion this week. 

We are starting the week with a reading challenge from First News, covering lots of weird and wonderful stories from around the world.  Check out our OneNote page for the full activity.  If you enjoy reading First News you can download a free digital copy at this link.  

https://subscribe.firstnews.co.uk/free-downloadable-issue/

Maths is a recap of adding and subtracting, hopefully won't prove too tricky!

And finally our spelling words this week are all based around word families.

Friday 15th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks,  and it’s the end of another week.  Another fun challenge today making Top Trumps cards about British Wildlife and it's arithmetic Friday!  Remember your Reading Eggs challenge is ready, so log on over the weekend.

Have a great weekend everyone!

Literacy - Using this fab website we used the other week can you make some more Top Trumps cards for different animals.  Use the templates below to help you or make your own.

https://letsgowild.co.uk/british-wildlife-facts-a-to-z/

Maths - It's arithmetic Friday!  

  1. 3/4 - 1/4 = _________
  2. 48 ÷ 8 = __________
  3. 1/8 of 72 = ________
  4. _________ = 32 x 0
  5. 684 - 129 = _________
  6. 23 ÷ 10 = __________
  7. 273 + 561 = ___________
  8. 3 x 9 x 4 = _________
  9. 6 x 7 = __________
  10. ________ + 250 = 250 900

Thursday 14th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  Bit of a change to your challenges today, I have included an art task all about different types of shading.  This has been a great time for us all to get crafty, whether you've been baking or sewing or junk modelling, it's been fab to see your creations.

Using a pencil and paper, can you copy these different types of cross-hatching and pattern making?

Could you use any of the sketching effects that you have just used  to draw some animals?

Also another maths recap, I'm really pleased to see that you haven't lost all those maths skills we'd been learning at school. 

Finally check out reading eggs, I have set you another assignment, have a go today or some time over the weekend.  Lexi was our champion on the last challenge, let's see if anyone can beat her this week.

Wednesday 13th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, well done to those people who spotted the deliberate spelling mistake yesterday!  I allow you to get your green pen out and underline it!  Hopefully I have proof read today's work a little more carefully!

Well done Ben for sending me a picture of your hedgehog safety poster,  if any one else has one to share add it your OneNote page, to Teams or e-mail to admin@ingoldmellsacademy.org so I can add it to our website page.  I look forward to seeing them.

For literacy today you will need to check out our OneNote page for an extract from chapter 3, an interesting task all about spoonerisms! Maths today is focused on rounding and some work on multiples.

Keep safe Tiger Sharks.

Tuesday 12th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, a confusing time for us with lots of different messages on the news about returning to school.  First of all don't worry!  At the moment I don't know any more than you as to when we will be back but I do know that until then I will continue to post work for you every morning and will be here to support you.  You are doing great with your home learning, logging on to reading eggs, practising your times tables and completing the work every day.  Keep up the good work!

Literacy this week is all based around a book called Hodgeheg by Dick King Smith. 

Watch these two ‘Hedgehog Road Safety’ clips. Then answer the questions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGyl8Hd5ybs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PasNa8bZg-8

  1. Think of 2 warnings Pa might have given to his children about crossing the road
  2. What should we remember when we are going to cross the road?
  3. Make a poster to show hedgehogs how to cross the road safely.

Maths today is another recap lesson on finding more and less and subtracting using the column method.

Mondy 11th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, and the start of another new week!  Bit of a chilly one today so another day to stay in snuggled up with a book!  This week's literacy is from another classic author - Dick King Smith - you may have some of his books at home.  Some of his books have even been made into films like Babe and The Water Horse.  You will need to check out our OneNote page for the extract of the story and this week's SPAG questions.

Maths is a bit different this week - we are recapping some of the topics we have covered already at school.  Have fun!

Thursday 7th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, another gorgeous sunny day ahead.  Well done everyone who is getting their work done before heading out into the garden!

Today's challenge is to write your spelling words in bubble letters and colour them in.  Remember here are this week's words.

1) circle

2) medicine

3) decimal

4) decide

5) city

6) exercise

7) cinema

8) accident

10) citizen

For literacy today, listen to the next part of the story, where the boy finds the red coat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbjjbLve-tE&feature=youtu.be

What did you think was going to happen when the boy put the coat on?  Have a go at writing the next part of the story, use your imagination… what might have happened to the boy?  Where might he go?  Who could he meet?

Today's maths lesson is subtracting decimals with a different number of decimal places.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

We are on summer term - week 2 - lesson 4

Wednesday 6th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, I hope you're enjoying the book Into the Forest, does it remind you of any other stories you might know?  Today's activity is all about writing speech.  Listen to the next part of the story, where the boy meets the boy and the cow. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbjjbLve-tE&feature=youtu.be

Can you write the conversation between the two boys in your own words.  Remember the 5 steps for writing speech. 

  1. Open the inverted commas
  2. Write what the person actually said
  3. Add punctuation, a question mark, exclamation mark or a comma before you close the inverted commas
  4. Close the inverted commas
  5. Finish by saying who said it - remember there are lots of better words than 'said'

e.g. "Do you want to buy a cow?" asked the boy.

Today's maths gets a bit trickier, adding decimals with different numbers of decimal places. The key today is don't forget the place holder!  

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

We are on summer term - week 2 - lesson 3

Have fun!

Tuesday 5th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks.  Here are today's challenges:

Spellings -  Today's challenge is to write your spellings in alphabetical order, be careful there are four words that start with a 'c'. 

For literacy,  listen to the next part of the story, where the boy goes into the dark woods. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbjjbLve-tE&feature=youtu.be 

Imagine you were walking into the forest… what could you hear?  What could you see?  How would you feel?  Write a description in first person to describe the forest, remember to use all your senses and make them super sentences. 

Today's maths lesson is subtracting decimals with the same number of decimal places

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ 

We are on summer term - week 2 - lesson 2 

Monday 4th May

Good morning Tiger Sharks, and the start of another new week!   

Your literacy challenges this week are all based on a book by one of my favourite children's authors – Anthony Browne.  Listen to it being read on you-tube before you try out the challenges.  Make sure you look closely at the illustrations, Anthony Browne is particularly good at hiding clues in the pictures. 

Check out this link to listen to the story being read beautifully.  You don't need to listen to the story all in one go if you don't want to, each day the activity will be about the next bit of the story. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbjjbLve-tE&feature=youtu.be 

 At the beginning of the story, the boy is woken by a storm.  Can you write three sentences, all starting with fronted adverbials to describe what is happening.  Don't forget you need a comma after your fronted adverbial, and if you need some ideas look under the resources tab on our OneNote page.