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Monday 18th May

Good Morning everyone!

  

This weekend we have been digging out bushes   Mrs T has been busy making rhubarb and 

ready for when the chickens new coop arrives.        raspberry jam this time. Hope she 

It's been slow work because they keep getting in    brings us some to taste!

the way wanting to peck at the earth and eat

what they find! Here is Jean and May

Daily 5

1. Maths

Whilst we are still going to follow White Rose Maths, some of the lessons we have done very recently. So, instead today have a go at  the "5-a-day challenge"

There are 2 levels of challenge, so find the one that is right for you and have a go.

Bronze                                                 or                      Silver

 

2. Literacy

Welcome to my alien world! You’ll find lots of fun things to work through that will help you with your writing skills and build on the work you do at school. 
 
For many years, humans all over the world have wondered whether we really exist. Well, I can tell you we do and, what's more, we have been getting up to all sorts of mischief on our visits to Earth! Now I’m hoping we can help you with your writing and inspire you to believe that aliens are amazing! 

 

Read the facts about aliens. Or listen to them here:

https://soundcloud.com/talkforwriting/amazing-aliens/s-B4gFcIoZ82m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then have a go at the glossary activity and the Alien Word Game

 

3. Keeping Fit

Yoga week!

 

 

The Twits | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure 📚🐒🐒🐒🐒

Our latest yoga adventure is inspired by the brilliant Roald Dahl story, The Twits. We meet the Mugglewumps - a family of monkeys living in the garden of Mr ...

5. Project - Inventors - Maria Telkes

Maria Telkes is a famous scientist who made lots of discoveries around solar power.

 

Watch the video below and then have a go at making a Solar Oven and completing the activity sheet

Because this is an experiment you can do at home, test it with an ice cube.

Put an ice cube in your solar oven and see how quicly it melts.

Please remember to ask an adult to help cutting the box.

Maria Telkes

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5. Reading

This week continue to enjoy your home books, or you can read the latest edition of First News here.

 

You could also take part in the British Library's miniature book project.

 

British Library asks nation's children to write miniature books in lockdown

This is from their Twitter account:

"British Library asks nation's children to write miniature books in lockdown

Axel Scheffler and Jacqueline Wilson are adding micro-works to scheme asking youngsters to follow the Brontës’ lead and write their own tiny tales

 

Charlotte Brontë and her siblings made tiny books for Branwell’s toy soldiers – often using scraps of sugar-paper and wallpaper. Can you make your own mini book? Share it with us

"The library is asking children to share their homemade miniature books with its Twitter account @BL_Learning using the hashtag #DiscoveringChildrensBooks, or send them by email to learning@bl.uk. It will commission an illustrator to create a virtual bookshelf to display the work."

 

https://www.bl.uk/childrens-books/activities/make-a-miniature-book

 

You can hear Jacqueline Wilson reading her miniature book below all about her furry friend Radish.

Radish by Jacqueline Wilson

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