Welcome to Butterfly Class
Last updated 12.3.21
Mrs Lavender-Mitchell is the class teacher and Mrs Jackson, Mrs Jowitt and Mrs Allen-Dudley also work in the classroom.
Out topics this year are:
Autumn term: Fire, Fire
Spring term: China
Summer term: The Circus
Find your home schooling activities here!
If you have any queries or need support, please send me a message on Class Dojo.
Try to keep your day as follows
- A maths activity
- An English activity
- 15 minutes of reading (Don’t forget to use Bug club on Pearsons active learn)
- A topic challenge
- Keep active - skipping round the garden, go for a family bike ride/walk or why not try a Joe Wickes PE session... https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=joe+wicks+PE
|2 days of activities if you find yourself having to isolate|
What you will need
To start with Complete the next test in your CPG mental workout book.
Make a set of 1-9 cards and extra cards for 2, 5 and 10, kept separately
Pick a card from each group, say 10 and 6. This is your multiplication question
Do 10 star jumps and 6 hops (or whatever numbers are on the cards)
Calculate and write down the number sentence for your multiplication question (e.g. 10 x 6 = 60)
Try again using new cards, and different exercises. Continue repeating the maths and physical activities for 20 minutes.
Try different times tables, by adding a 3 and 4 to the pile with 2,5 and 10.
CPG mental workout book.
1-9 number cards
|Reading||If you belong to an Essex library you can use Borrowbox to choose books to read for free. Here is the link… https://www.borrowbox.com|
|Topic 1 Music||
Music time –
In this lesson you will look at how imitation can be used to create effect in music and songs. Imitation simply means copying.
Follow the video in the link and pause the video when asked.
To start with go on to times table rockstars and complete a few sessions with your given tables. (Don’t forget to ask for more tables if you feel it is becoming too easy)
Practise some subtracting digit numbers. Beware of the red subtractions!! J
68-25= 65-29=Below you will find some guidance on what methods the children might use. The red subtracting will need to be completed with bar (tens) and dots (ones) as the children have not learnt to carry over a ten in the column method, see guidance below, please ask for more support if needed.
TT rockstars password – ask for this on class dojo if you have misplaced it.
1. Story time
Re-read the story, Wild Pets.
2. Using apostrophes to show possession
Find the following phrases in the story and carefully copy them down onto a piece of paper: Bella’s cat and Sunil’s dog.
3. Writing time
Today you are going to write out the wild pet story that you planned yesterday.
Now try this Fun-Time Extra
Resources – Wild Pets
See resources – English Day 2 for all the documents needed.
|Reading 2||Find something with writing, it could be a book, a comic, a magazine, a catalogue or even an advertising leaflet. Look through it to find and write down 5 words you can read and 5 words you can’t read. Ask someone to help you read the difficult words and find out what they mean.|
|Topic 2 Art||
In this lesson you will be looking at shadows and tones.
Follow the video and don’t forget to pause the video when you are asked so you can get things ready and draw J