Learning Activities

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Below are some learning activities for today.
Learning Objective/Focus: Past tense
Main input: Diary entries are written in past tense. They recount what has happened. A diary entry is a section of writing that has been organized by date. The entries within your diary are how you organise the thoughts, feelings and opinions you are pouring into it. They break up your diary into smaller pieces. Think of them like chapters of a book. They can be as short or as long as you want.
Activities: MUST – Write a diary entry about your day.
SHOULD – Write about what has happened, how you feel and include opinions and thoughts.
COULD – Write a diary for a fictional character or animal.
Extension Activity Ideas: Pretend you are a dog (or other animal) who has been rescued and write a diary about your thoughts and feelings. Include what happened before you were rescued.

Learning Objective/Focus: Read and interpret scales
Main input: Using a variety of measuring instruments, that you find around the home, read and interpret the scales, explaining what each division represents.
Activities: MUST – Use a ruler to measure a variety of objects to the nearest centimetre.
SHOULD – Use a measuring jug to measure liquids. If you have different sizes then use the different jugs to compare the scales.
COULD – Check the temperature every day – read a thermometer.
Extension Activity Ideas: Follow a recipe and measure accurately using a set of scales.

Foundation Subjects
Subject: P.S.H.C.E
Learning Objective/Focus: Looking after my body.
Main input: Think about what a healthy diet looks like. Look at food packaging and work out fat content in the different foods.
1 Carbohydrates. Carbohydrates give you energy, calcium and B vitamins. …
2 Protein. …
3 Dairy products. …
4 Fruit and vegetables. …
5 Fats and sugars.
Activities: MUST – Design a healthy lunch box.
SHOULD – Your lunch box must contain one thing from each of the different food groups.
COULD – Make a meal that includes at least of three of the food groups
Extension Activity Ideas: Design a meal that includes all the food groups for a toddler.

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