It’s your first day back so do take your time with your learning today and remember to take regular breaks in between to rest your eyes and your brain.
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Let’s take a look at today’s timetable:
Remember exercising each day helps to keep you mentally and physically sound.
First, download the number grid. Then, count in 9s and colour in the multiples of 9. Can you spot a pattern? What do you notice?
Which leg can you balance on longest? How high can you jump? Make this chatterbox and challenge someone at home to play with you!
- Circle the pronoun
- Underline the noun (or noun phrase) it is replacing.
- Look at Front Cover (page 2). Write notes to say what you notice and what predictions you can make about the book. What might the title mean? What do you think the ‘Underground Railroad’ might be?
- In my opinion, I think this story might be about... because...
- Looking closely at the illustration, I think it could be about... because...
- Listen to the reading of the story
- What did you like about the story? Was there anything that you disliked? Did it remind you of anything you have read or seen? What questions or puzzles did it leave you with?
- I disliked the part of the story when... because...
- The story reminded me of... because...
- The thing that puzzled me about the story was... because...
- One question I would like to ask about the story is...
- Cut out the Map of Events (page 3).
- Re-arrange them so that they are in the right order. (top tip: If you can't remember parts of the story, that's okay. Listen to the story again).
4) Read the Author’s Note
- Read the Author’s Note (page 4).
- Answer Author’s Note – Questions (page 5).
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Design a back-cover for the book. Write a blurb to tell people about the book and add a design that will make them want to read it.
Remember to also spend 30 minutes reading books and answering questions on Active Learn Primary. If you don't have access to a computer, remember, reading a magazine or newspaper (see below for First News' latest edition) counts too!
Can you spot the 5 differences in the picture below? Click on the image to download the activity and then check to see if you’ve spotted all 5.
Let’s take a moment to reflect on what a day you’ve had so far. What went well for you today? What didn’t go so well? What might you need to improve on for tomorrow? Click on the video and practise breathing calmly as this helps us to feel calm and relaxed so we are ready to learn.
- I think the word inspiring means… because…
- I think the word inspiring means… but…
- I think the word inspiring means… so…
Story map the main events of the story, Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand, and then orally retell it. Remember to use the language of sequence: First, Next, Then, After, Before, Finally, Eventually. Remember, there is no right or wrong way of doing it.
What characteristics (qualities) might Jesus have had that inspired Christians? Download the worksheet and choose 3 words to describe Jesus. Remember, you may use your own words as well.
It’s time to unwind and relax. Let’s listen to today’s story, Coming to England written by Floella Benjamin and illustrated by Diane Ewen. Click on the video to listen to Historian David Olusoga read the story.