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Brinkworth Earl Danby’s CE Primary School

Brinkworth Earl Danby’s CE Primary School

Believe to Achieve! "Roots will grow down into God's love and keep us strong" EPH 3:17

Week Commencing 04.05.20

Welcome to week 3.

I am glad to see that even with the change in weather you are all keeping yourselves busy. The examples of work you have been doing and the photographs of your little projects are always nice to see.

During this week, I will be calling your parents to make sure you are doing well and to ask if there is any way that I can support them and you. Remember, if you need any support or help you can email me or call the school and I will get back to you… I promise.

English

Day 1 – Read author blogs; Identify features of formal and informal language; write an ‘about me’ profile. 

Day 2 – Revise active and passive voices; identify and convert sentences from one to the other; write a short humorous blog based on one read.

Day 3 – Read a blog; revise active and passive voice and use passive in formal writing.

Day 4 – Revise the difference between a clause and a phrase; revise co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions and use these in own writing. 

Day 5 – Introduce the Mass Observation Project. Revise features of formal writing and use in writing own contribution.    

Maths

Day 1 – Short multiplication (4-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers).

Day 2 – Short division (4-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers).

Day 3 – Fractions and percentages as proportion.

Day 4 – Using and writing simple formulae.

Day 5 – Using function machines, writing generalisations.

Science

How much is too much and how much is not enough? What does a portion of peas really look like? Are your parents forcing you to eat too many peas… remember give peas a chance!

This week’s science is all about a healthy diet. I have attached a sheet for you to fill in, so crank up the internet and see what you can find. Please remember these are recommended daily amounts for an average person/child and does not take into account the amount of physical activity.

History/Geography

The centre of the computing world is in ‘Silicone Valley’ but where is it? Why did it become famous? It would be really good if you could produce a fact sheet of facts about Silicone Vally and send them to me.

RE

This work is all about how Sikh people remember a story from the life of the Tenth Guru, who is called Guru Govind Singh, lived over 300 years ago in India. The story is remembered at the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi. There are nearly half a million Sikh people in the UK today and millions more in India and other parts of the world.

https://www.natre.org.uk/uploads/Free%20Resources/2%207-11%20REToday%20and%20NATRE%20Home%20Learning%20Sikh%20Vaisakhi.pdf

PSHE

As a school, every class will be looking at the same resource called ‘The Big Idea Weekly Challenge’. Details of the challenges can be found on the school website.

Art & DT

Create a collage / picture using resources from your garden. You could recreate a scene in miniature or be inspired by the work of Giuseppe Arcimboldo.

 

 

Computing

Continuing with the programming theme, I have set up 5 more To Dos on Purple Mash building on the previous weeks work.