Good Morning All,
I hope you had a great day exploring yesterday.
Below are some learning activity ideas for today.
|Learning Objective/Focus:||Comparisons – Book or Film?|
|Main input||Think about a book you have read that has also been made into a film. Eg. Fantastic Mr. Fox, Charlotte’s Web, or Paddington. Which is best- the book or film? Come up with arguments for both.|
|Jot down 3 ways a book is better than a film and also 3 ways a film could be better than a book.|
|SHOULD||Make a list of films about books that you have really enjoyed. Write a short review of one of them .|
|COULD||Find one of your books that would make a good film- write why it would be suitable and who would enjoy watching it. Think about the setting, who would star in it? Would you play a part in the film?|
|Extension Activity Ideas||Design a poster advertising your new film.|
|Learning Objective/Focus:||Revision of Roman numerals|
|Main input||Recap what they are; I=1, V=5, X=10, L=50, C=100, D=500, M=1,000 |
List 5x and 10x tables in Roman numerals. Talk about how to set them out to make sure the times symbol does not look like the X for 10.
|Write some calculations in Roman numerals for others to try; E.g. C+V+X= ?|
Write out 10 different calculations but remember you need to know the answers too!
|SHOULD||Create some number sentences in Roman numerals for others to try; E.g. C+V+X= ?|
Include a mixture of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
|COULD||Experiment with looking at the answers to a particular times table in Roman numerals. |
Which one have I started? VI, XII, XVIII, keep the pattern going.
|Extension Activity Ideas||Research how the Romans chose these letters to represent their numbers.|
|Learning Objective/Focus:||The Lord’s Prayer|
|Main input||Recite the Lord’s Prayer and identify the words you find tricky- E.g. Hallowed, thy, temptation,|
|Try to modernise the prayer, by converting some of the language into modern day terms, to aid understanding its meaning.|
|SHOULD||Re-write it so it makes sense to you.|
|COULD||Illustrate your version to support younger children understanding the Lord’s Prayer.|
We would love to display these in the school hall.
|Extension Activity Ideas||Write your own prayer- it could be about the environment, thanking God for his love ….. or any subject personal to you.|
I hope you have a great day.