Learning Activities for Friday

Good morning, well it’s Friday and another week has flown past. Hope you have had a good week and remember to email your learning to the school office, so we can all celebrate your work.

Below are some activities for today:


Learning Objective/Focus: Reading comprehension focus: Chapter 8: And All’s Well and Chapter 9: A Lot of Old Codswallop.

Main input: Access the PowerPoint for Friday.

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: Percentages – Missing values.

Main input: See PowerPoint.

Activities: Must: Fluency activity.

Should: Reasoning activity.

Could: Problem Solving activity.

Extension: A golf club has 200 members.

58% of the members are male.

50% of the female members are children.

(a) How many male members are in the golf club? (b) How many female children are in the golf club?


Learning Objective/Focus: To improve mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay].

Main input: Look at the front cover for The Butterfly Lion (available on internet images or PowerPoints). Discuss features. Why is it effective? Or not effective?

Activities: Must: Design your own book cover for The Butterfly Lion using colouring pencils.

Should: Illustrate a page from the book – using graphite pencil to draw a line sketch.

Could: Draw a lion and annotate features.

Extension: Produce a 3D image of a lion – you could use clay, playdough, boxes or anything you find around your home.

Hope you enjoy your learning for today and we look forward to seeing some of your artwork.

Have a great weekend.