Week of 30.11.2020 - Work for pupils learning from home

30/11/2020

WEEK OF 30.11.2020 - WORK FOR PUPILS LEARNING FROM HOME 

If you are not able to be in school because you are self-isolating, then please have a look at the work here for you to do for the first 2 days of your absence from school. 

Keep scrolling down the page to find your year group activities and some other curriculum activities near to the bottom.  

If you are absent for more than 2 days, your work will be set in your Google Classroom and your teacher will be keeping an eye on the work that you complete and return. 

  

Year 3

Year 3 Remote Learning Instructions - click this link to find all the learning links you will need to learn from home for the first 2 days. If you are absent from school for longer than 2 days, your work will be set on your Google Classroom. You will need to log into this to find out what your teacher has set for you to do. 

Reading Activity - there is an activity here that you can do with the book you are currently reading. Just click the link and get to work! (You should be able to download it in Word and edit the document)

 

 

Year 4

Year 4 Remote Learning Instructions - click this link to find all the learning links you will need to learn from home. If you are absent from school for longer than 2 days, your work will be set on your Google Classroom. You will need to log into this to find out what your teacher has set for you to do.  

Reading Activity -  there is an activity here that you can do with the book you are currently reading. Just click the link and get to work! (You should be able to download it in Word and edit the document)

 

 

Year 5 

Year 5 Remote Learning Instructions - click this link to find all the learning links you will need to learn from home. If you are absent from school for longer than 2 days, your work will be set on your Google Classroom. You will need to log into this to find out what your teacher has set for you to do. 

Reading Activity -  there is an activity here that you can do with the book you are currently reading. Just click the link and get to work! (You should be able to download it in Word and edit the document)

 

 

Year 6  

Year 6 Remote Learning Instructions - click this link to find all the learning links you will need to learn from home. If you are absent from school for longer than 2 days, your work will be set on your Google Classroom. You will need to log into this to find out what your teacher has set for you to do.  

Reading Activity - there is an activity here that you can do with the book you are currently reading. Just click the link and get to work! (You should be able to download it in Word and edit the document)

 

 

Online Maths and English - our MyMaths, EducationCity and TimesTables Rockstars are still able to be used! You can complete any activity for these - you don't need to wait for work to be set. Click the picture below to go to the site you want to practise on.   

 



 Work for all pupils for other curriculum areas 

 

Design a game for a games console 

Advertise it! 

This activity is about imagining you are a games designer and you must design a game for children to use. Once you have designed the game,  you could also draw a poster to advertise it. 

N.B: you may need an adult to supervise this activity to ensure that the research is appropriate for your age. 

Think about: 

  • Looking at some games that you are already familiar with. Remember that this game is for children so the content must be suitable 
  • The theme of your game. You could base it on hobbies, sports, famous storybook characters, animals, or anything else that you are  interested in. Your game could be educational which means that children will learn something when they play it
  • The name of your game. This needs to be simple and give the buyer some idea of what the game is all about 
  • The way in which your game will work. Will there be different levels of achievement where the player will gain points as they achieve each  level? How will the scoring work? 
  • Consider having characters in your game. Many games have one or more characters that go through the game and score points as they  go 

Completing the activity: 

You could show your game in many ways. These could include: 

  • A storyboard where you draw the different parts of the game and write simple instructions underneath. There are many storyboard  templates on the internet to get you started 
  • Drawings which show the parts of the game and how it works 
  • Design a poster to advertise your game: 
  • Posters need to stand out and make people want to buy the object that is being sold. You could design a poster with striking images and pictures  to advertise your game and tell people how good the features are. If your game is educational, you could use some persuasive phrases to tell  children how they will gain knowledge from playing the game. Posters also look more interesting if they have pictures with simple colours and  interesting borders. 
  • Design and make the packaging for your game: 
  • Games often come in eye-catching packaging so this is your chance to extend this activity and make the packaging for your own game. Look at  some game packaging before you start to give you some ideas. 

Consider: 

  • What to use to make the packaging. The ideal packaging would be an old CD or games box that you could redesign using a paper sleeve  • Having the name of the game prominent (showing clearly) on the packaging 
  • Drawing eye-catching pictures that show what your game does
  • Using key words, telling the buyer about the game, and making them want to purchase it  
  • Showing the age bracket that the game is suitable for 

Designing your game will help you to: 

  • Use your imagination 
  • Improve your art and DT skills  

Useful websites: Take a look at some current games that are on the market and suitable for children to give you some ideas.

 

Find out about a caring occupation and write/draw about it 

How to do it 

There are many people caring for others now and there are many caring occupations that you can find out about. This activity is all about  researching one of those professions and writing or drawing your findings.  

You could choose any of the following: 

  • Anyone in the medical profession such as: nurse, doctor, optician, hospital porter, paramedic, occupational therapist
  • Anyone in the education system such as: teacher, Learning Support Assistant, lecturer, school nurse, school reception staff, nursery  assistant 
  • People who look after others such as: social workers, carers, nannies  
  • People who work with animals such as: vets, kennel staff, dog walkers, stable staff 

Completing the activity: 

Once you have chosen your profession you will need to research all about it. You could use books or the internet to find out your  information 

You could complete the activity in the following ways: 

A non-fiction booklet: 

  • This needs to have: 
  • Facts to give information 
  • Organised into paragraphs using headings and subheadings 
  • Technical language relevant to the subject e.g. what is the specific language that you might use for this profession? • Use of the present tense 
  • Written in the third person  
  • Descriptive (simple adjectives) and factual language 

Remember to illustrate your booklet with pictures or diagrams to make it more interesting  

Drawing: 

You could draw your findings using pictures or a storyboard. There are many storyboard templates on the internet for you to use. Make sure that  you colour in accurately and use the correct colours for uniforms etc. 

Researching and writing or drawing about a caring occupation will help you to: 

  • Find out more about caring occupation
  • Aid your researching skills
  • Improve your writing and drawing skills 

Useful websites: www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mAl9QMJJTo