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Week beginning 23rd March

Week Commencing Monday 23rd March 

 
***COMPLETE THE KAHOOT SPELLING TEST BEFORE MONDAY 30th MARCH.***

https://kahoot.it/challenge/0172858?challenge-id=c25e159b-88bb-49e5-96fa-07ca0f212198_1585302450887

Or challenge pin:  0172858

Spelling

Please log in to Spelling Shed and complete this week’s word list. The words for this week are set out below. If you do not have access to Spelling Shed, complete the ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check’ activity.

 Group 1 Group 2

scheme

chorus

chemist

echo

character

chef

chalet

machine

brochure

charade

time

too

took

tree

two

very

want

water

way

were

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YOUR SPELLING TEST KAHOOT FOR EACH WEEK WILL APPEAR IN THIS POSITION EVERY FRIDAY. CLICK ON THE LINK AND DO YOUR VERY BEST!

Click the link below and complete the Kahoot! for this week’s spellings.

The pin for the Kahoot is: 0301002

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Reading - Group 1

Over the next two weeks, we will be reading a number of non-fiction texts from a book called 'Find Out About Stone Age to Iron Age Britain' by Peter Bell, bringing our work on Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age to a close. This week, read the texts below and respond to the ‘Selfies’.

How would growing crops have made life easier for Stone Age people?

Extension:

Look at the fourth paragraph. What is a 'good companion'?

 

 

Why do you think that the first bronze tools were expensive and difficult to come by?

Extension: Why do you think that bronze is better than copper or tin alone?

Reading - Group 2

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Handwriting

 

 

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Writing

 

 

 

(1) The following piece of text is without punctuation, making it very difficult to read and understand. Can you add the correct punctuation?

 

during the last ice age many large and dangerous animals flourished people hunted some of these huge animals such as mammoths for food in addition the animals skins and bones could be used to make clothes weapons and tools hunters probably targeted young sick or lone animals that had become trapped after wounding their prey the hunters would wait until it collapsed before moving in for the kill

 

(2) There are two types of apostrophe: those used to show possession and those used in contractions. Edit these sentences, putting the apostrophes in the correct places.

 

The boys shoes were on the kitchen table.

Its very difficult to wash a woolly mammoth because theyre so large.

Tims coat was so tight that he couldn’t even do the zip up.

 

(Answers next week)

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Look at the picture below. Talk about this picture with someone in your family.  Look at the questions underneath and answer some of them together.

What is happening in this picture?

What tools and weapons are the humans using?

How would they prepare for this hunt?

What steps would they take to protect themselves?

What will happen after the events illustrated here?

 

GROUP 1 - Think about the important features of instructional texts:

  • A clear title
  • A 'what you need' section
  • Imperative (bossy) verbs
  • Numbered steps
  • Diagrams
  • Helpful hints (such as: "Be careful to ...)

 

Then write a set of instructions for hunting a mammoth.

 

GROUP 2 - Use this picture and the questions above as inspiration.  You can write a short story, a setting description, a diary entry, ... anything you wish. Just make sure that you follow the non-negotiables: basic sentence punctuation, paragraphing, and neat, legible handwriting.

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Mathematics - (Weekly Focus: Fractions)

Log in to Espresso using the student login details and visit this page:

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/frontscreen/item496978/grade2/index.html?source=subject-Maths-KS2-Maths-Resource%20types.

Watch the videos! Do the activities! Try the tasks in the printable resources!

 

TT Rockstars

Login to TT Rockstars and see if you can improve your time. Make sure that you complete at least 3 sound checks every day.

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PE

Children need regular breaks and exercise. If you have a safe outdoor space, please ensure you get some fresh air and exercise. If you do not have an outdoor space, try following the routine in this video.

Joe Wicks is running a 30 minute PE session Monday to Friday at 9:00am. Click here to direct you to The Body Coach page on YouTube. Happy exercising! 
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Active 8 Minute Workout Featuring Izzy | The Body Coach TV

This is a great 8 minute workout, suitable for all ages. 8 exercises | 35 seconds work | 25 seconds rest. Running on the spot, running punches, front kicks ...

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