Learning Activities for Wednesday

Hello Everyone,

I hope you had a great day yesterday.

Below are some learning activities for today.


Learning Objective/Focus:Reading – characters
Main inputFind the book you are currently reading or have recently read. Remind yourself of who, what, where, why and when.

Draw and label a character from the description in the book.
SHOULDWrite about what the character you have chosen might be thinking or feeling at different stages of the story. You could write it in the first person or in speech bubbles.
COULDWhich character in your book would you most like to be? Explain your answer fully. Try and persuade me to choose them as my favourite character.
Extension Activity IdeasWrite an interview or conversation between you and the main character of your book. Be sure you write detailed responses for the character.


Learning Objective/Focus:Finding angles in shapes
Main input A right angle is an angle of 90°, as in a corner of a square, or formed by dividing a circle into quarters.

Make yourself a right-angle checker, by drawing round a circle, cutting it out and folding it into quarters. Then look at all the shapes you drew on Monday and measure their angles (corners) with your checker to see if they have right angles. Draw yourself a table with 3 columns entitled: No right angle, 1 right angle, 2 or more right angles. Complete the table with the shapes you drew on Monday. See if you can find any more shapes you can add to the table.
SHOULDRecognise acute and obtuse angles. An acute angle is smaller than a right angle. An obtuse angle is larger (wider) than a right angle. Draw a table with 3 columns and entitle them: has at least 1 right angle, has at least one obtuse angle, has at least 1 acute angle. Write or draw the shapes you found on Monday in the appropriate column.
COULDDraw as many different types of quadrilateral as you can and sort and devise your own way of sorting them according to the types of angles they have.
Extension Activity IdeasComplete the attached puzzle

Foundation Subjects

Learning Objective/Focus:Maps
Main inputWe have been finding different towns and cities on maps and learning about lines of latitude and longitude.

Find a map of the UK . Use the index to locate the towns/cities you found last week. How does the index help you to find the towns you want to find?
SHOULDUse an atlas to work out the lines of latitude and longitude of the towns and cities you looked at last week.
COULDFind out from your atlas which continents these lines of latitude pass through: 0° 20° S 40° N 80° S Which continents do these lines of longitude pass through?   0° 120° E 60° W 100° E
Extension Activity IdeasWrite a challenge for someone else providing the longitude and latitude for places on the map and they have to find them.

I cannot wait to find out which books you have been reading. I wonder if I can work them out from your character descriptions without being given the title?