Learning Activities for Friday

Good Morning Class 2,

It’s Friday! How did that happen?

Below are the learning activities for today.


Learning Objective/Focus:To apply literacy skills in a range of contexts
(RE Link)
Main inputTalk about Compassion. What does it mean? How would you explain it to someone else?
ActivitiesFind a definition for compassion in a dictionary. How would you explain Compassion in your own words?
Find a story in the New Testament where Jesus shows compassion.
Write an acrostic poem using the word COMPASSION
Extension Activity IdeasCan you think of famous people in history who have shown compassion? Choose a person and find 5 facts about them.


Learning Objective/Focus:Multiplication – timed grid
Main inputDraw a 10×10 grid with numbers along the top and down the side, mix them up. Use numbers from 2 to 12, excluding 10.
ActivitiesSee how quickly and accurately you can complete the grid. Are you getting quicker? 
Remember to note those calculations that are tricky- E.g. 9×8, 7×9, 6×12
List the squares ie  2×2, 3×3, 4×4, 5×5, 6×6 and so on. Can you work out the answers to some higher squares than in your grid?
Extension Activity IdeasMake up a multiplication game using 3 dice. It could be multiply all 3 numbers you roll. OR Multiply 2 highest numbers and subtract smallest. You decide.

Foundation Subjects

Learning Objective/Focus:Observational  pencil drawing
Main inputTalk about drawing your shoe/trainer. What will you need to remember?
ActivitiesDraw your shoe/trainer from a particular angle or perspective E.g. side view, birds eye view.
Shade the outline faintly and remember to use shading to show light/dark.
Design and draw a new shoe/trainer for yourself or someone famous (pop singer or sportsman).
Extension Activity IdeasDesign a pair of wellies for a toddler. Think about colour, pattern, pictures etc. Make sure your design will appeal to them and their parents.

I hope you have a great weekend. Be careful and enjoy!