Today, is the first day of the second month. How many days are there in February? Yes, just 28 days. Also, it's Children's Mental Health Week this week, focusing on children's well-being. So, take a look at the activity below and see if you can record all the positive things you do each day for the rest of this week. Click on the button to download the activity.
Let’s take a look at today’s timetable:
Remember to take a rest or sip of water if you need one.
Last week, we practised multiplying by 8. Remember, dividing is the opposite (inverse) of multiplying. Look at these number sentences, what do you notice? Can you spot a pattern? When we divide by 8 we are thinking about: how many groups of 8 are hiding in a number?
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- Look at the picture: Thunderstorm
- Can you imagine being in a storm like that? Write some descriptions of what you would see, here and feel.
- Read Thunder and Lightning (page 3).
- Underline the verbs that have been used in the poem (e.g. punches). Can you highlight any other powerful language that has been used in the poem (e.g. blood)?
- Practise reading the poem out loud until you read with real expression.
- Read That Stormy Night (page 4).
- Answer Stormy Night Questions (page 5). Write your answers in clear sentences.
- Share your answers with a grown-up. Then, check your work.
- Read Where Would You Be? (page 6)
- Decide where you would want to be – inside or out in the wild. Write 3-5 sentences to explain your choice.
Pick your favourite of the three poems:
- Can you make an illustration for it?
- Can you learn all or some of it off-by-heart?
- Can you record and share your reading of the poem?
- Can you write your own poem about a storm?
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, graphic novel (comic) or newspaper counts too!
Click on the image to play a game of Hang Man. Select ‘Kids’ to begin with. The aim of the game is to find the missing word or words. But, each time you guess a letter incorrectly, you lose a life and the hangman begins to appear bit by bit.
Welcome back! Did you have a lovely lunch break?
Let’s take time to reflect on how we’re doing. Click on the video and practise breathing calmly – breath in through your nose, hold for 3 seconds, then breath out of your mouth, hold for 3 seconds. Then, repeat. Remember, breathing calmly is really useful to help us feel calm and relaxed ready for this afternoon’s learning.
It’s time to unwind and relax. Let’s listen to today’s story, Lotus & Feather written by Ji-li Jiang and illustrated by Julie Downing. Click on the video to listen to the story read by actress Michelle Yeoh.