Owl Class Home Learning – 15.5.20

Good Morning Owls – what a beautiful day it was yesterday! Haven’t we been lucky with the weather?

We have been busy in our garden; we’ve created a vegetable patch and are almost ready to start sowing the first seeds … I’m thinking of some salad leaves and radishes to go with the recipes I’m experimenting with at the moment?

Hopefully you’ve been enjoying some time in the garden; maybe you’re cultivating your own vegetable patch too? Let me know!

Today in English you will be completing a Book Club Activity from the Bitesize website. It includes a video clip of the text being read by the actor Stephen Fry who has a wonderful voice for reading books I think? Using the novel Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief you will learn how to get information from a text and summarise it. Follow the link ‘Percy Jackson and the Lighting Thief’ for the activity.

Think about the following:
What do you notice about this style of writing?What do you notice about the language in this extract?

It’s Friday, so you know what that means..? It’s Family Maths Challenge day! Access this week’s activity here. Once completed you can check your answers on the answer sheet provided! Good luck!

For your PSHE activity I thought we could have a think about ‘Viewpoints and Mood’ – Look into a room in the home and think about how it makes you feel. You can then either draw something linked to how you feel when looking in the room or draw an object from the room and then colour, shade or paint it in a colour that reflects your current mood. Or if you prefer it could be a picture of the outdoors; perhaps a special place that you miss perhaps. It’s open to interpretation! 

For our RE lesson we will continue with the theme of viewpoints but this time we will be thinking about a change in viewpoints and how the brave decisions of individual who felt strongly enough about an issue to ‘do something’ have changed the course of history. I would like you to consider the question ‘How did Martin Luther King and Rosa Park’s actions and views shape society today?’ Challenge yourself to compare and contrast viewpoints from then and now on people’s race, culture and religion. How has this improved society’s attitudes towards those who are from different backgrounds and localities to ourselves?

Thank you for all the photographs that have been sent in. I will be working on putting some more up on the website today. I’ve also really enjoyed looking at what some of the children in the other classes have been getting up to! You all look like you’re having such fun!

Have wonderful day x Mrs Henney