Learning Activities for Tuesday

Good morning, hope you had a good day yesterday and enjoyed sharing The Butterfly Lion. Below are some activities for today:


Learning Objective/Focus: Reading comprehension focus: Chapter 3: Timbavati.

Main input: Access the PowerPoint for Tuesday.

Listen to The Butterfly Lion – if you have a copy of the book follow along. Answer relevant questions using sentences and consider your handwriting.

Activities: Must: Complete all vocabulary and retrieval questions.

Should: As above and complete explanation questions.

Could: As above then complete prediction questions.

Extension: Complete the summarise part of the task.


Learning Objective/Focus: Order fractions, decimals and percentages.

Main input: See PowerPoint.

Activities: Must: Fluency activity.

Should: Reasoning activity.

Could: Problem Solving activity.

Extension: Make some fractions, decimals and percentages dominoes and play with a family member. You can find images to help on a search engine like Google or Kiddle.

Design and Technology

Learning Objective/Focus: To use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups.

Main input: The characters in the book discuss kites and flying them on Wood Hill. Research kites and how to make them. Look at a variety of different types of kite. Discuss with family members experiences of kite flying. Watch Mary Poppins scene when the children fly a kite.

Activities: Must: Design and make a kite that can be flown on Wood Hill.

Should: Investigate how high your kite will fly. Look at any improvements you can make to improve performance.

Could: Draw your kite and annotate your drawing. Label the different parts of the kite and materials you will use.

Extension: Write a story about the adventures of your kite as it gets free and flies away.

Hope you have a good day and if the weather is right – why not go and fly your kite.