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Friday 22nd May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

It’s Friday! … It’s also a bank holiday weekend AND half term. It feels a little bit strange but I hope you are able to enjoy your half term once you have completed todays work. See you on here in a week!

English— It is free write Friday :) Share you writing over on the blog I would love to see it! 

Maths—  Today you are in you Power Maths books, carrying on with your capacity work. Enjoy. Don’t forget about the TTRS battle too!

ReadingWe are giving you more time to complete the map reading activity. Well done if you have already completed it. If you are not sure have a look on the blog for some fantastic examples :) If you have completed it you can have a go at another one or take some time to enjoy a new book today. Any recommendations? Put them over on the blog for us all to enjoy. If you head to the video resource centre on the website you will find a familiar face with a story just for you https://mountfieldslodge.primarysite.media/ 

Weekly activities— Which ones haven’t you done yet? Today is the time to enjoy them.

Miss Clark.

Reading Activity 18th May

This week can you create a map for the story you are reading or one you have read.

Use the main settings and label the journey your character takes. 

You can label the map with key vocabulary from the text.

 

Thursday 21st May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

It’s a bit quieter on the blog this week it would be lovely to hear from you all if you have not already posted.

English— Today you are having a go at Cinquain poems. Have fun!

Maths—  Today you are continuing with your capacity work.

I have also started a new TTRS battle. If you need your login just message the office and we can get it to you.

ReadingWe are giving you more time to complete the map reading activity. Well done if you have already completed it. If you are not sure have a look on the blog for some fantastic examples :) If you have completed it you can have a go at another one or take some time to enjoy a new book today. Any recommendations? Put them over on the blog for us all to enjoy. If you head to the video resource centre on the website you will find a familiar face with a story just for you https://mountfieldslodge.primarysite.media/ 

Weekly activities— I had a go at the P.E yesterday and I really enjoyed it. Try it if you haven’t already. 

Miss Clark.

 

Wednesday 20th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

Wow! Wednesday already. I hope you are all safe and well.

It’s a bit quieter on the blog this week it would be lovely to hear from you all if you have not already posted.

English— Today you are having a go at Haiku poems. Have fun!

Maths—  It’s Wednesday so time for another Maths investigation. This one relates to shopping and money so I hope you’ll enjoy this one!

ReadingWe are giving you more time to complete the map reading activity. Well done if you have already completed it. If you are not sure have a look on the blog for some fantastic examples :) If you have completed it you can have a go at another one or take some time to enjoy a new book today. Any recommendations? Put them over on the blog for us all to enjoy. If you head to the video resource centre on the website you will find a familiar face with a story just for you https://mountfieldslodge.primarysite.media/ 

Weekly activities— Which one did you choose yesterday? Did you enjoy it? Which one will you do today! Have fun!

Miss Clark.

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

How are you all doing? Mrs Simpson, Mrs Backhouse and I are missing you all lots. We hope you are staying safe and keeping busy. Today smile at someone, just because :)

English— Today you are playing with vocabulary. This is one of my favourite things to do! We do this lots in school, we say it in silly voices, we shout it loud, we whisper like a mouse. How will you remember all your vocabulary today? Enjoy! Share your fantastic ideas on the blog so we can all use them just like we do at school.

Maths—  Today you are carrying on with Capacity in your book. You will need to use number lines, part whole models and bar models to help you, just like you did yesterday. Remember if you need to use a white board or scrap paper to do some jottings that is always ok!

ReadingWe are giving you more time to complete the map reading activity. Well done if you have already completed it. If you are not sure have a look on the blog for some fantastic examples :) If you have completed it you can have a go at another one or take some time to enjoy a new book today. Any recommendations? Put them over on the blog for us all to enjoy. If you head to the video resource centre on the website you will find a familiar face with a story just for you https://mountfieldslodge.primarysite.media/ 

Weekly activities— Which one did you choose yesterday? Did you enjoy it? Which one will you do today! Have fun!

Miss Clark.

We no longer subscribe to Purple Mash so your logins will no longer work.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. However, we do still have our blog and exciting Scratch projects to enjoy :)  If you haven’t already why don’t you give those a try.

 

Monday 18th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

Happy Monday. Why don’t you begin the day with the Monday song?

English— This week we are looking at 'The Clock Tower'. Today you are doing a RIC read. Enjoy. 

Maths—  Today you are carrying on with Capacity. You will need to use number lines, part whole models and bar models to help you.

Reading - We are giving you more time to complete the map reading activity. Well done if you have already completed it. If you are not sure have a look on the blog for some fantastic examples :) If you have completed it you can have a go at another one or take some time to enjoy a new book today. Any recommendations? Put them over on the blog for us all to enjoy. If you head to the video resource centre you will find a familiar face with a story just for you https://mountfieldslodge.primarysite.media/ 
Weekly activities— You have some new weekly activities today. Remember to share what have you been up to by commenting on the work blog at least twice.

Miss Clark.

We no longer subscribe to Purple Mash so your logins will no longer work.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. However, we do still have our blog and exciting Scratch projects to enjoy :)  If you haven’t already why don’t you give those a try.

 

Friday 15th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

It’s Friday! That can only mean one thing, time for the Friday song. Put it on and start your day with a boogie! 

English— Today you need to complete a short write using similes and prepositions. Use your work earlier in the week to help you.

Maths—  Today you are carrying on with Capacity in your book, page 121.

You may have noticed we made a bit of an error yesterday with the ‘Think Together’ section. Let’s blame computer gremlins! We are really sorry about this, we have included it today for you to have a go at.

Reading— This week you need to create a map from the book you are reading. It would be great to these over on the blog. There have already been some great ones, if you’re a bit stuck head over to the blog to get some inspiration.

Weekly activities— You have some new weekly activities today. Computing, Science, French and much more. How will you choose to organise your week? There is a video to help you with the Computing here https://mountfieldslodge.primarysite.media/media/computing-challenge-3-using-the-glide-block 

Remember to share what have you been up to by commenting on the work blog.

Miss Clark.

We no longer subscribe to Purple Mash so your logins will no longer work.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. However, we do still have our blog and exciting Scratch projects to enjoy :)  If you haven’t already why don’t you give those a try.

 

Reading. wc 11th May

Thursday 14th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

I hope you are all having a good week.

English— Today you are looking at similes and describing your Lost Thing. I have seen some great Lost Things so far. Well done!

Maths—  Today we are starting a new unit in Maths! We are going to be learning all about Capacity. Try to make this unit as practical as you can. Start by looking at the starter pages to help you with the unit. You are then completing the discover, share and think together sections of this lesson. You do not need to print these pages off, copy them into your homework book. Just like we do when we work from the  ‘text book’ in school and then write on a white board.

Reading— This week you need to create a map from the book you are reading. It would be great to these over on the blog. I love designing maps! Be creative!

Weekly activities— You have some new weekly activities today. Computing, Science, French and much more. How will you choose to organise your week? There is a video to help you with the Computing here https://mountfieldslodge.primarysite.media/media/computing-challenge-3-using-the-glide-block 

Enjoy! Share what have you been up to by commenting on the work blog.

Miss Clark.

 

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

I miss you! I hope you are all still showing your grown ups what EPIC learners you are and following the ABC at home. I am sure you are because you are all A-Mazing!

English— Today you are looking at prepositions. Remember these tell you WHERE something is. In this case your Lost Thing.

Maths—  Today is National Numeracy Day therefore an exciting Maths investigation awaits you! Time to play with digit cards and explore the possibilities. Can you make the difference odd numbers? Good luck! 

Reading— This week you need to create a map from the book you are reading. It would be great to these over on the blog. I love designing maps! Be creative!

Weekly activities— You have some new weekly activities today. Computing, Science, French and much more. How will you choose to organise your week? There is a video to help you with the Computing here https://mountfieldslodge.primarysite.media/media/computing-challenge-3-using-the-glide-block 

Enjoy! Share what have you been up to by commenting on the work blog.

Miss Clark.

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

I hope you are all staying safe and well. Wasn’t the weather strange yesterday? I wasn’t sure whether I needed my sun hat or my umbrella when I went food shopping!

English— Todays activity is very exciting! You can create your own Lost Thing. This needs to be followed by some descriptive writing. I am sure lots of you can write a brilliant paragraph with lots of excellent vocabulary!

Maths— Today you are measuring time in seconds. Page 65 in your books today. Remember there are 60 seconds in 1 minute..

Reading— This week you need to create a map from the book you are reading. It would be great to these over on the blog. I love designing maps! Be creative!

Weekly activities— You have some new weekly activities today. Computing, Science, French and much more. How will you choose to organise your week? There is a video to help you with the Computing here https://mountfieldslodge.primarysite.media/media/computing-challenge-3-using-the-glide-block 

Enjoy! Share what have you been up to on the work blog. Please make sure you do this by commenting on our work blog and not creating a new post. This is really important. If you are not sure how to do this, look at Mrs Moore’s blog where it is explained. (click on Mrs Moore on the right hand side to find it easily)

Miss Clark.

Monday 11th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

I hope you had a lovely weekend, the weather was better again which was nice. What did you all get up to?

English— This week we are looking at a new text. The Lost Thing. Todays activity is a RIC read. Then share your questions on the work blog and see what we all think.

Maths— Today you are measuring time in seconds. Remember there are 60 seconds in 1 minute. Do you remember doing this before. We learnt this sentence over and over again! You will need it today.

Reading— This week you need to create a map from the book you are reading. It would be great to these over on the work blog. I love designing maps! Be creative!

Weekly activities— You have some new weekly activities today. Computing, Science, French and much more. How will you choose to organise your week?

Enjoy! Share what have you been up to on the work blog. - Remember you need to do this at least twice this week. Thank you to those of you who did so last week it is so lovely being able to see your learning again :) 

Miss Clark.

 

Friday 8th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

Don’t forget you need to share 2 pieces of your work this week on the blog, it is up to you what you choose to share.

Thankyou to all of you who have already done this! :) 

Today is VE day. We have put some activities together for you to have a go at. They are on the year groups page, you may have already seen them this week. 

Enjoy! Share what have you been up to on the work blog.

Miss Clark.

 

Thursday 7th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

Don’t forget you need to share 2 pieces of your work this week on the blog, it is up to you what you choose to share.

Maths— Today you have another exciting investigation using your times table knowledge. I would like you to log on to TTRS today too and see if you can beat me in the teacher battle! Remember I can see when you login! :) If you have misplaced your login email the office and I will be able to get if for you. :)

English— Today you are having a go at some performance poetry. Some of you may have had a go at this when I suggested it earlier in the week too. You could try the other poem today :)

 

How are getting on with your weekly activities ? I see lots of you have been doing well on the blog. Remember you have a reading activity for the week too.

Miss Clark

Reading activity

 

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

Don’t forget you need to share 2 pieces of your work this week on the blog, it is up to you what you choose to share.

Maths— Today you have an exciting investigation! I really enjoyed having a go at this one, I hope you do too.

English— Today you are looking at a new poem and then you have a RIC activity to do. You will then be comparing the two poems. Enjoy.

How are getting on with your weekly activities ?Remember you have a reading activity for the week too… further to this do you have any book recommendations for me? I would love to hear about them over on the blog.

Miss Clark

Reading activity

 

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

Don’t forget you need to share 2 pieces of your work this week on the blog, it is up to you what you choose to share.

Maths— Today you are looking at ‘start and end times’. Page 62 in your book.

English— Today you are looking at the poem Please Mrs Butler. It is fantastic! Your activity is a RIC read but if you want to extend your learning further you could have a go at some performance poetry to help you understand the poem. Take the poem and turn it into a ‘performance’. You could act it out, say it in a silly voice or any way you think is appropriate.

Which of your weekly activities are you going to do today? Remember you have a reading activity for the week too.

Miss Clark

Reading activity

 

Monday 4th May 2020

Good morning Team Onyx

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. It’s Monday! Play the Monday song today :)

It’s also May the fourth….. *plays star wars soundtrack all day*

Maths— Today you are looking at ‘start and end times’. You will need to use what you learnt looking at duration to help you. Have fun!

English— This week we are looking at poetry. Today you are going to create a bank of rhyming words and write a stanza (verse). Can you share your stanza on the blog with me?

You have some new weekly activities and a new reading activity for the week too. I hope you enjoy them! Set up a timetable for the week and decide what day you are going to do each one.

Today you will receive a letter about the 'work blog'. Keep an eye out for it, it has important and exciting information about how we will be using the blog moving forward.  

Miss Clark

Reading activity

School will re-open to half of EYFS, Y1 and Y6 on Monday 1st June - those affected by this decision will already be aware of this.
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