P5/6 at Ballater School

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Adverse Weather Learning Activities

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Choose the ones which suit you best. Bring your results into school when you return, save on Glow, send me an email or email to

ballater.sch@aberdeenshire.gov.uk .

Numeracy

  • Keep a note of the temperature in the morning, afternoon and evening each day.
  • Keep a record of the weather
  • Display your weather results in a way that suits you: bar chart, picture chart, pie chart.
  • What should pedestrians do to keep themselves safe in poor weather?
  • Sumdog website activities

 

 

Literacy

  • Name 3 jobs that the weather would cause problems for. What are the problems the weather would cause?
  • Find out about ways people keep themselves warm in poor weather.
  • Read for at least 30 minutes each day, try to read different texts e.g. newspapers, magazines, fiction books, factual books, blogs.
  • Listen to the news – make notes about news reports that interest you and then use your notes to write a short report in your own words.
  • Find an interesting newspaper article. Use different coloured pens to show adjectives, nouns, verbs, commas, full stops and other punctuation you can spot.

 

 

Art and Design

  • Draw a view from a window in your house- use pencil only
  • Design a book cover for a book with the title “My Favourite Place”
  • Make something using at least 5 different items of recyclable material.

 

 

Health and Well- Being

  • Bake or cook something you haven’t made before
  • Make up a dance routine to a favourite song
  • Tidy your bedroom!
  • Build a snowman in your garden, take a picture of it.

 

Digital Technology 

  • Log onto Glow and create a Sway with a wintry theme.
  • Use a free app such as Stopmotion, Clips, Chatterkids or iMovie to create something to share with your family.
  • Log onto Scratch or use ScratchJn on an iPad and do some coding. What can you make?
  • https://www.carnegielibrary.org/storymaker/
  • http://www.maths-resources.com/shikaku/
  • Add a comment on the class blog.

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