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Curriculum

Home Learning Week 2 Spring 2: 

Monday 1st March 

Today we will be continuing our plants learning and looking at water transport. 

We would like you to watch this video and then create a cycle of what happens during the water cycle.

 Science KS1 / KS2: How does water get from the roots to leaves of a plant? - BBC Teach

 

 

Tuesday 2nd March 

Today we will be looking at the lifecycle of a plant. What do you already know? 

What are the stages of a plant's life cycle? - BBC Bitesize

Now use the webpage about to help you draw and write about the plants lifecycle. 

 

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Today I would like you recap the parts of a flower by drawing and labeling the parts of a flower like the diagram below. 

Here is a link to a video to help you Science KS1 / KS2: The anatomy of the flower - BBC Teach

Thursday 4th March 2021 

 

Today I would like you to revisit your knowledge on water transport around a plant and the lifecycle of a plant! 

First I would like you to draw a water transport cycle around a plant- include: vocab, drawings, arrows, labels! 

Next I would like you to draw the life cycle of a plant but be as creative as you can !
 

Friday 5th March 2021 

 

Today we will be doing a PE afternoon! Here are some links

Welcome back: 

 

For the next two weeks we will be looking a Science. 

For this week we will be focusing on PLANTS! 

 

Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Today we will be recapping our previous knowledge on plant. What can you remember? 

Draw a plant and label the key features- roots, stem, leaves and flower. 

 

 

Wednesday 24th February 2021 

Now using the image can you draw and link, label the key parts of the flower- have a go before to see what you can remember. 

Science KS1 / KS2: The anatomy of the flower - BBC Teach

 

Thursday 25th February 2021 

Today we will be setting up our investigation. Using the investigation sheet below can you think of how we can test what a plant needs to grow well? 

Think of the seven life processes! 

 

Friday 26th February 2021

Today we will be looking at water transport through a plant. What do you think the main part of the plant will be in this process? Can you create a cycle of where the plant goes? 

 

 

Week 6 Home Learning 

 

This week will be recapping all our previous knowledge, both from the Spring Term but also all the way back to the Autumn term! 

Monday- 

 

Today we would like you to think back to our History Curriculum on The Stone, Iron and Bronze age: 

Can you remember:

  • dates? 
  • weapons 
  • places 
  • landmarks 

 

Tuesday- 

Today we will be recapping Geography, 

Can you remember: 

  • continents 
  • countries 
  • counties 
  • cities 
  • towns 
  • what makes each of these important? 

 

Wednesday- 

Today we will be recapping Science, 

Can you remember: 

  • Magnetism 
  • Materials 
  • poles 

Week 5 Home Learning 

 

Monday 1st Feb 2021 

Today we will be looking at what we use rivers for today? 

We would like you to research: 

  • River recreation 
  • River conservation 
  • Electricity 

 

Tuesday 2nd Feb 2021 

Today we are looking at Ancient Egyptian river use. 

Watch the following video and webpage and make notes on what the river was used for within Ancient Egypt. 

Wednesday 3rd Feb 2021 

As this week is mental health week we will be looking at our own mental health and how we are feeling at the moment.  You can: 

 

  1. Write a letter to a friend, telling them about things that have been going well for you recently. Could you include some photos or draw a picture for them?
  2. Complete a ‘random act of kindness’ by doing something nice for a family member 
  3. Write a letter to yourself in a week, month or year. What goals do you hope to achieve by the time you read your letter again?
  4. draw a bag and fill it full of your worries and lock them away in the bag! 
  5. Make a list of five of your best qualities. 

 

You can even complete some mindfulness colouring. 

Thursday 4th Feb 2021 

 

Following reading and watching the video on Tuesday, try to answer the following questions: 

  • Why was the River Nile so important?
  • What is a shaduf?
  • How were shadufs used?
  • How did the Ancient Egyptians use the River Nile?
  • Why do you think the River Nile was so important to Ancient Egyptian life?
  • Can you find the countries that the River Nile runs through today?
  • Can you think of positive and negative things about living so close to the River Nile?
  • What animals lived in and around the River Nile?
  • Who was the Ancient Egyptian god of the River Nile?

Friday 5th Feb 2021 

 

Today we will be completing our end of Geography assessment. 

 

Week 4 Home Learning 

Geography Knowledge Orangiser

Monday 25th January 2021 

 

Today we will be starting our new curriculum learning- Geography!!!! 

 

We would like you to create a mind map on what you already know about rivers. This could be do you know any rivers around the world, how they are made, what happens around rivers, anything you know!! 

 

Secondly we would like you to have a look at the knowledge map above! 

Tuesday 26th January 2021 

 

Today we would like you to read the information about world rivers and then add them to the world map image, you can either print this off or write the river and the country you can find it in on paper. 

 

We are focusing on LOCATION of rivers! 

 

 

Thursday 29th and Friday 29th January 2021 

 

Today we are looking at the features of a river. 

 

Try to label the image below with the names of each feature of the river. 

 

Then try to write a sentence about each of vocabulary about what they are and what they do! 

Week 3 Home Learning 

Monday 18th Jan 2021 

 

Today we are going to look into more detail on the Ancient Egyptian Gods!

 

Read through the PowerPoint and watch the video. 

 

Tuesday 19th Jan 2021 

 

We would like you to work out using your knowledge which Egyptian God is in each image! 

 

Answers tomorrow 

 

Wednesday 20th Jan 2021 

 

Today we would like you to create an information poster about an Ancient Egyptian god! 

 

Make it as detailed as you can! 

Answers to Yesterdays Quiz

Thursday 21st Jan 2021 

 

Today we would like you to complete your end of History assessment.

Week 2 home learning

Monday 11th Jan 2021

 

Today we would like you to create a poster using your knowledge from Fridays learning.

 

Good Luck

 

Miss Boulton and Mr Tatton

Tuesday 12th Jan 2021

 

Watch the following clip about how people lived in Ancient Egypt and complete the task. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-social-studies-ks2-daily-life-in-ancient-egypt/zfhtscw

 

Draw a plan of an Egyptian house. Label each room, write about which activity and objects you would find there. Compare with pictures of a modern house. Which one would you prefer to live in and why?

Wednesday 13th Jan 2021 

 

Watch the clip and complete the task about Egyptian afterlife. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-social-studies-ks2-the-afterlife-in-ancient-egypt/zvphf4j

 

Design a poster or advert for the exhibition of everything that was found in the tomb. 

 

 

Thursday 14th Jan 2021

 

Today we would like you to watch the PowerPoint and then create a hierarchy of Ancient Egypt.

Add as much detail as you can!

 

Good Luck

 

Miss Boulton and Mr Tatton  

Friday 15th January 2021

 

Today we would like you to watch the video and write down as many gods as you can!

 

Good Luck

 

Miss Boulton and Mr Tatton

EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY song by Mr. Nicky

Week 1 home learning

Friday 8th January 2021 

Today we would like you to research King Tut and why we still remember this Egyptian leader today. 

 

Miss Boulton and Mr Tatton 

Thursday 7th January 2021

 

Today we would like you to place these key Ancient Egyptian leaders in chronological order on a timeline.

 

Miss Boulton and Mr Tatton

Wednesday 6th January 2021

For todays curriculum learning we would like you to order these key historical dates into chronological order.

You can print and cut it, draw it out or connect with lines.

Hello Year 3 and 4,

 

We would like you to recap your previous knowledge on the Stone, Bronze and Iron age! How much can you remember?

Then we would like you to place these dates upon a timeline.

 

Stone age

Bronze age

Iron age

Roman Empire

Great fire of London

Jesus' Birth

WW2

Greek Empire

 

What does the word Chronology mean? How does this link with our new curriculum of Ancient Egypt?

 

 

Miss Boulton, Miss Flackett and Mr Tatton

 

 

 

Over this next week we will be looking at D&T. 

 

For D&T I would like you to research Stone Age house making. 

Also watch this video on how the Stone Age weaving https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95Pc6pDHlz4&safe=active . 

 

If you are able to create some nettle weaving that would be amazing if not have a go at the paper weaving below. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBCWVNDliQo&safe=active

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEgEKwHOKSQ&safe=active

 

Have fun

 

I hope you have had a fantastic break. 

 

This week I would like you to create a tops trumps card for a Stone, Bronze and Iron Age weapon or tool! 

 

Good luck 

Over the next two weeks we will be focussing on History. Within History we will be looking at the Stone Age, Bronze Age and finally the Iron Age mainly the tools which the ages get their name from. Below are some tasks to complete and some useful webpages.

Firstly, we would like you to research and create a timeline of the three ages.

What are the different tools within the ages and how were they used.

Why did the ages come to an end?

 

Here are some useful webpages

https://archaeology.mrdonn.org/stone_bronze_ironage.html

https://kidzfeed.com/iron-age-tools-and-weapons/

 

You can present your work however you would like.

This week we will be looking at Art, specifically sculpture! For this week’s curriculum home learning I would like you to research a famous landscape sculpture. Here are some examples:

Over the next two weeks we will be learning about the counties within the UK through Geography.  

Over the next week, we would like you to research about Wiltshire and Cornwall.

Please research what the human geography of these areas include and how they have changed from the Stone Age.

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