Spelling – Access https://www.spellingcity.com/users/MrsKHorne, select the correct lists use spellingcity’s games to help you learn your words. Each week you are also to learn five words that you have selected yourself with the spelling rule taught on Mondays. These will not be on spelling city. Instead, practise the rule making your words using active strategies (writing words on a partners back to guess, make with pasta or playdoh, rainbow writing, cheerleading the words etc…). You do not hand evidence of this in to school. It should be short, fun and engaging. You will complete a short dictation which uses words of a similar difficulty, though not the 5 specific words, which follow the spelling rule on Fridays.
**This week is week 16, unstressed vowels**
Numeracy – Spheres – Problem Solving – Open Boxes (On paper or edit and respond online using seesaw) .
Cylinders – Algebra – Complete the given calculations, and create calculations to help you solve the word problems. (Write on sheet given in class, or edit and respond online using seesaw)
Cuboids – HLU 49 – Measure – Weight (Write on correct side of sheet given in class. Bring in on Thursday, even if incomplete!)
Pyramids – Money – See seesaw. Login with glow username (gw….. @glow.sch.uk). If it asks for a code contact me through Teams Chat.
Other – Following on from our Point of View and Purpose text last week, this week you should learn more about working in the kitchen. Help your family to prepare food safely, clean surfaces, hands and equipment, use kitchen utensils and devices as well as helping to cook this week.
****Check you have access to Seesaw at home. Respond to ‘Homework 1’ with a comment, photo or video over the week. ****
Emma – It felt really good to be outside in the nice weather. We worked in teams and played passing games. My groups strategy was to stay as far away from the other team as possible to give plenty of space to pass and so that they couldn’t intercept.
This morning we worked our whole bodies during a very active P.E. session! We worked at different stations. There were 16 areas. We worked at them for a minute and then Mrs Horne blew the whistle and we moved on. Mrs Horne also chose partners that were working hard and they got to have a minute on the trampoline in the middle of the circuit. For some stations one person worked for half the time and then Mrs Horne clapped and we swapped.
Annie liked the hula hoop as she is quite good at it so it is fun. Maya wasn’t keen on passing the football, which shocked a lot of the class. Alexander E really likes football so he loved that station. Samantha enjoyed Around the World, passing a weight around her legs in a figure of eight, and then round her body, as she likes lifting and is strong. Ruby found the press-ups really got her body working and made her warm. Hannah found the press-ups hard. Ethan said the shuttle-runs made his heart pound in his chest. Gavin said the star jumps made his heart race the most. Emma’s favourite minute was when she had a turn on the trampoline.
Katie enjoys circuits as she thinks it would keep her fit and healthy. Alasdair said it was fun as they got to do lots of different exercises at the one time. Emma said it was good because stations that worked you hard were mixed in with stretching circuits so you kept energy to keep going.
Tomorrow we will be reading our stories to P2a in the morning. After break we will be holding the P6 Book Swap in our room. Bring in a book you have enjoyed but would like to swap. You will place your no longer required book on the tables and can take any other book from the table to replace it. It is now your book to enjoy (and swap next year). We will be den building in the afternoon. Bring a onesie, dressing gown or cosy jumper, covers and blankets, a pillow and a good book to read (not swap). We will turn over our desks to make cosy nooks and enjoy reading together. You can even brig your favourite cuddily toy to keep you company!
Today we were joined by Mark from the Red Cross. We learned the signs to recognise and what to do if someone has a seizure, ingests something they shouldn’t, has a fall or injures their head. The class were really enthusiastic, sharing lots of super ideas and asking interesting questions. We learned a lot. Ask us about our training at home over the weekend!
I have attached below the information which you will also have received through the Friday Bundle. If you wish toi submit an entry for the competition you are welcome to work on this over the holidays. You will also have the opportunity to complete this as your homework task for the first week back. Any entries should be brought in on Friday 25th October 2019., with your name, age, class and school on the reverse.