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Good Morning Butterfly Class!

It’s World Book Day!

Don’t forget Zoom call today at 10.00.

Thursday 4th March 2021



What you will need

Zoom call

10.00 – Codes will be on Class Dojo J

Today we will be looking at another poem called ‘Excuses’ and talking about the story Tiddler. You may want to watch Tiddler before the zoom meeting.

We will also begin looking at the Great Wall of China Powerpoint to give you a head start on your geography work this afternoon.   

Zoom codes – found on our class story of Class Dojo


Something to write with


WALT- draw 2D shapes.

1. Warm up on MyMaths. Try to complete at least 2 of the activities, if you have already managed to complete these, have a go on one of the games.

2. Today I would like you to follow the video about drawing 2D shapes. Look carefully at what mistakes are being made and the importance of remembering what each shape needs to make it a specific shape!

3. Once you have followed through the video, complete the activities and questions on the worksheet.

Video -



Worksheet – found in the resources section.


WALT use our imaginations (and try to rhyme)

  1. Enjoy Mrs Walden reading the story ‘Tiddler’.
  2. Then have a look at the poem ‘Excuses’
  3. Have a go at making up with some different excuses that Tiddler could make up to explain why he is always late.
  4. Write down one of your favourite excuses that you came up with.
As an extra challenge - Can you make it rhyme? You can draw a picture to show Tiddler’s excuse in his imagination too.
Excuses – found in the resources below.


Find a cosy place and have your very own OTTER time with a book you love.  

Topic - Geography

Wala: the Great Wall of China

In Today’s Zoom we are going to share a Powerpoint about the Great wall of China. We will use it to answer some questions. If you want you could find the answers yourself by using to internet to search. Or here is a video with lots of information.

How old is the wall?

How long did it take to build?

Who built it?

How long is the wall?

Why was it built?

What is it made from?

Why is the top of the wall so wide?

How many people visit each year?

After the zoom call, have a go at some of the activity cards about using Lego to build your own type of wall.

Or if you prefer you could draw the Great wall and add some facts that you have learnt about it.

PowerPoint- Found in the resources below if you want to recap any information after the zoom call.












Activity cards – found in the resources below.




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