Good Morning Everyone,
I hope you have been keeping safe and warm. How are those snowmen you built going? Melting? Staying? Been added too?
Below are some learning activities for today.
|Learning Objective/Focus:||Exploring root words|
|Main input||Explore root words by starting with the words below and seeing how many more words you can make beginning with the root word eg. Peace,- peaceful, peacefully. |
|Using the words you created, choose one word from each group e.g. peace, peaceful, peacefully, and put it into a sentence; e.g. The baby slept peacefully in her cot.|
|SHOULD||Using the words you created, choose one word from each group e.g. peace, peaceful, peacefully, and put it into a sentence include adjectives, join your letters and remember correct punctuation; e.g. The tiny baby slept peacefully in her new cot.|
|COULD||Use a dictionary to find some more root words. Challenge yourself or others to find a certain amount e.g. 10 or 20 root words.|
|Extension Activity Ideas||Take one of the root words, for example “friend”-Write it in bubble writing and around it write all the new words you found/can think of.|
|Learning Objective/Focus:||Measuring in cm and m|
|Main input||Discuss accuracy of measuring. What will you need to do? How will you ensure it is accurate? Practically undertake some measuring together. You will need a tape measure. |
The height of your bed.
The perimeter of your favourite book.
The height of a table.
The length of a pencil.
The circumference of your head.
The length of your foot.
|Think about how you will record these measurements- for example 63cm or 0.63m. Both ways are correct. Put your measurements in order from shortest to longest.|
|SHOULD||Find 6 more things to measure. Consider when we need to take measurements in the home/garden. What might they be for? Make a list of the different things you might need to measure.|
|COULD||Use the tape measure to measure parts of your body. E.g. the length of your arm, leg, hand span, height from head to toe…. Record these in a table. |
You could create a table with the measurements of everyone in your household.
|Extension Activity Ideas||Measure other people in your family- is the person with the longest leg measurement, the tallest?|
|Learning Objective/Focus:||Write a “Thank you” prayer|
|Main input||Think of all the things for which we are grateful e.g. People who help us, food, homes, possessions….|
|Write a ‘Thank you’ prayer including illustrations.|
|SHOULD||Write a ‘Thank you’ prayer which should be at least 5 sentences long. Try and include different things you are thankful for.|
|COULD||Write a ‘Thank you’ prayer, include ideas about the environment and contain messages about caring for the world.|
|Extension Activity Ideas||You could write an acrostic poem using the letters of the word “Thank you” to begin each line. |
You might consider writing a thank you letter or card to someone for something you identified you were thankful for.
I hope you have a great day.