St. Patrick's Catholic Primary School

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Friday 5th February

Good morning here is todays assembly .

https://youtu.be/096AC8hZMzU

 

Here is todays learning, make sure you email me 1 piece of English and 1 piece of maths. 

 

 

 

English

Today I would like you to use all of your knowledge you have gained over the lessons this week and write a letter addressed to the Once-Ler to persuade him to stop cutting down the  trees and polluting the area where they all live. Use the power point below and I have included an example of a letter to help you. 

 

Maths

Today we are going to move onto a new unit, which is area. Today we are looking at what is area?

Use the video link to help you. 

Spr4.4.1 - What is area? on Vimeo

Reading

Today I would like you to use the website below to find out all about the Mayan artwork. Draw a piece of Mayan art work in the middle and then around the picture write down the facts about the art work during this period and you can research your own information to add to it too.   There is a quiz if you would like to complete it.

Mayan Art Facts | Mayan Crafts | DK Find Out

 

 

Art

Today  I would like you to develop one of your drawings of the Mayan masks. So redraw it on a larger scale, add the patterns from Dan Fenelon and the aboriginal dots and colour in using pens or pencils. Please email me a copy of your artwork so I can create an art gallery of your work. 

Music

Today we are continuing our unit of the history of music. Here is who I would like you to research. 

 

Thursday 4th February 2021

Hello everyone. Here is todays learning. 

 

 

English

Today you are going to be using what you learnt about deforestation yesterday. What I would like you to do is to split your page in half and give reasons for and against deforestation using the resources below, the power point and there as some cards that are jumbled up, you could sort them into for and against. See if you can think of any of your own. 

Maths

Today we are looking at some problem solving using correspondence.  Use the video below to help you.  

Spr4.3.4 - Correspondence problems on Vimeo

Whole Class Reading

I have emailed you all the link with the next part of our Danger gang story, chapter September. Lets see what happens next. 

Reading

Reading focus: Comprehension

Read the following information and answer the questions in full sentences. Extension task- can you write your own questions about what you have read? 

 

 

French

Today we are going to be practising the months of the year again. Today I would like you to make a game to help you practise the months of the year, it could be a card game or a board game. I have attached a snakes and ladders one as an example. Be as creative as you like. 

RE

Today we are going to be looking at a Gospel story about Jesus healing a mans daughter. I would like to you to complete the activities below.

Here is the link for the video-  jesus heals jairus daughter - Bing video

Wednesday 3rd February

Hello everyone. I hope you are all enjoying our danger gang story. 

Here is today's learning for you. Don't forget to email me 1 piece of English and 1 Piece of maths for me to look at please.

 

 

Whole Class Reading

I have emailed you all the link with the next part of our Danger gang story, chapter September. Lets see what happens next. 

Maths

Today we are still looking at division, we are going to be looking dividing 3 digit numbers. Use the strategies we have already learnt. 

Spr4.3.3 - Divide 3-digits by 1-digit on Vimeo

English

Today you are going to be looking at what deforestation is and how it effects the world. I have emailed you the video link. 

 

 

Reading Activity

Reading Focus: Scan for dates and information. 

Today I would like read the information below about the different periods of Maya and draw a time line in your book and write down the dates and explain any significant events. 

Topic

Last week we looked at where the Ancient Mayans lived and the different places. Before we begin todays lesson can you write down 3 things you remember about the places.

Today we are going to be looking at the different periods of time during this time in history and the significant dates and events, like we did for the Ancient Egyptians. I would like you to put these events in order by drawing a time line like we have done previously in school. 

The resources you will need are below.  Which do you think is the most important event during this period?

Tuesday 2nd February

Good morning, it was lovely to see everyone who took part in our zoom today. Well done to Luca for getting learner of the week for his fantastic home learning and well done to Alfie for winning our 'generation' memory game. Both your prizes will be in the post.

I hope everyone enjoyed the learning activities from yesterday. Here is some fantastic examples from our children from year 4.

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Maths

Today we are going to be continuing on with dividing 2 digit numbers but this time we are looking at remainders (how many left over) Here is todays video to help you. Remember the different strategies we have already looked at. If you get stuck, email me and I can help you. 

Spr4.3.2 - Divide 2-digits by 1-digit (2) on Vimeo

 

English

Today we are going to continue looking at the Lorax and we are going to be analysing the language used and why.  I have emailed you the you tube link for the recorded lesson.

Use the story below and quote from the text and explain what the line means or what it makes you imagine. 

Reading

Today we are going to be doing something different for our reading activity.   We are going to be completing a reading comprehension activity about deforestation.

Below is a link for a reading activity and you can self mark it at the end. Please write down the correct answers to the questions as we are gathering information about deforestation all week to use next week.

Let me know what you think of the activity. 

Rainforest Deforestation Self-Marking Reading Comprehension Activity (twinkl.co.uk)

Science

Today we are going to be learning about food chains (which you learnt about in year 3) and today were are going to build on your prior knowledge. Use the PowerPoint to help you draw 2 or 3 food chains and label using the scientific vocabulary.  

Here are some videos to help you:

Food chains - KS1 Science - BBC Bitesize

What is a food chain? - BBC Bitesize

What is a food chain? - BBC Bitesize

 

Whole Class Reading

I have emailed you all the link with the next part of our Danger gang story, chapter August part 1. Lets see what happens next. 

Monday 1st February

Hope you have all had a good weekend. Here is todays learning. It is like last Monday, don't forget to email me your work. 

 

Zoom - our zoom meeting will be today at 11am, I will email you the link. 

Whole-school Learning Focus

In order to enhance our learning, and allow siblings to work together, we have decided that each Monday we will have a whole-school focus on an interesting topic. 

It is all linked to the curriculum and we have extended it for different ages, but we felt working together would support the learning process.

Below are the learning tasks for today. The tasks that have 'essential' next to them must be completed. Once the essential tasks have been completed, you can choose from the choice tasks. 

This week's theme is 'Express Yourself' linked to children's mental health week.

To find the learning tasks, click the link below. 

School Jotter - Site (schooljotter2.com)