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Thursday

Thursday 25th June

 

Good morning!

 

Yesterday was incredibly hot and such a beautiful day. At school we spent quite a lot of the day outside. Did any of you get your paddling pool out in the garden? As it is so sunny and warm now please remember to drink lots of water. You must also apply sun cream regularly.

 

Today’s theme for Thursday is: Thirsty Thursday

 

The weather is getting hotter. What is your beverage of choice?

 

Have a great day!

Miss Barrett and Mrs Ashby

 

Thursday’s learning tasks:

 

Start your day with an active start. There are lots of options for you:

  • Weekly challenge from Pav
  • Norfolk  School Games Week 1
  • Joe Wicks – daily P.E on YouTube
  • Go Noodle – also available on YouTube
  • Imoves
  • Or create your own P.E session – for example, an obstacle course in the garden or lead a keep fit session with your family to your favourite tunes.

 

  • Read your book for 20 minutes. Or you could read a book from Bug Club. Bug club books are great because they have comprehension questions for you to answer too.

 

  • Complete a maths quiz on Diagnostic Questions

 

  • Maths – This week for maths look in our Resources section for details

 

  • Further Maths to have a go at! Visit the White Rose website ‘Summer Term Week 9 (w/c 22nd June) and complete Lesson 4 ‘Volume of cuboids’.  Remember, if you are finding these too tricky you could look at a lower year group or if you need a greater challenge look at a higher year group instead. We do not have a subscription to the worksheets so this activity is just watching and discussing the video.

 

  • Complete the word of the day activities – see below.

 

  • Visit Active learn website and select a maths and a SPAG activity to complete.

 

  • Writing challenge for the week: For details of our writing task this week click on the resource in our Resources and Web Links

 

  • Music
  1. If you are taking part in the Sounds of Summer project, then please continue with this. Details are below:

 

The project incorporates you filming a nature scene for around 1 minute, which would then be used as inspiration for creating an original piece of music using instruments or vocals. You can then add your music to your film.

 

The below link will give you more detailed information. Scroll down to find all instruction needed and the submission form. There are also examples for you to see:

 

https://www.norfolkmusichub.org.uk/site/sounds-of-summer/ 

 

If you have finished this or are not taking part then please do the below activity this week:

 

  1. Look at BBC Ten Pieces and do this week’s activity to create a news bulletin! You do not have to do the ‘…finally’ step. If you would like to you must ask your parents first. Click on the below link.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ten-pieces/watch-this-do-this-weekly-activities/zjy3382

 

 

  • Remember to build in some quiet time, creative time and outdoor time! There is a list of nature activities for you to do that I’ve taken from the Wildlife Trust that you could have a go at – see document for Random Acts of Wildness.  If you fancy some cooking, there are also great easy to follow recipes on Willow class page that you may want to try.
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Have fun!

 

Word of the day

Elope

  1. What is the definition of ‘elope’?
  2. Write 3 sentences using the WOD and include a modal verb in each sentence. 
  3. Synonyms – (words that have a similar meaning)
  4. Research activity: What other words can you think of that have a prefix of ‘e’ – this prefix is from Latin and it means out/away. Remember it’s not every word beginning with an ‘e’ they would need to have the meaning of out/away so you must check the dictionary definitions!
  5. Create a word search of words that have the prefix ‘e’.
  6. How many rhyming words can you think of that rhyme with elope? 

 

You will need a dictionary and a thesaurus for these activities, if you don’t have one use an online dictionary and thesaurus.

We will be welcoming back more pupils returning to school from Monday 29th June with 2 bubbles of Year 1 and Year 5.............We will now have 45% of our pupils back in school but have run out of rooms and staff!.............The school continues to remain open as usual to vulnerable children and children of key workers in Years 2-4 (places are limited) - to book a place please contact the school office via office@millfield.norfolk.sch.uk or use the contact form on this website .............Take a look at our Noticeboard to see the activities the children in school have been getting up to.....................Please see the class pages on this website for home based learning activities each day...........................Would you like to work at Millfield? ...Check out our vacancies in the 'About Us' section...........
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