Learning Activities for Monday 1st March 2021.

Good morning, hope you have had an enjoyable weekend and managed to get out in the beautiful weather. It is lovely to see new life in the garden with the crocus and daffodils raising their heads. Learning activities follow:


Learning Objective/Focus: Reading instructions, identifying features and writing instructions.

Main input: Read Toast Instructions 1. What do you think is good about these instructions? Is there anything that could be improved? Read Instructions Features. Annotate and mark the text to show some of these features.


Fill in Instruction Checklist for Toast Instructions 1. Now read Toast Instructions 1 and 2 and fill in Instructions Checklist. You could challenge yourself to read Toast Instructions 3 and to fill in the checklist for this article as well.

Write your own set of instructions about something that you know well. It could be another piece of cooking, a sport or video-game, music, art or anything at all. Use Instruction Features to help you as you write.

Can you find a recipe that you could try out at home?

Can you learn a new skill with instructions from a book or the internet? You could use www.wikihow.com  Who could you share your new skill with?


Learning Objective/Focus: Shapes: Same Area.

Main input: See PowerPoint.


Fluency activity.

Reasoning activity.

Problem Solving activity.

Always, Sometimes, Never? If the area of a rectangle is odd then all of the lengths are odd.


Learning Objective/Focus: To develop the use of geographical knowledge, understanding and skills to enhance locational and place knowledge.

Main input: Japan, island country lying off the east coast of Asia. It consists of a great string of islands in a northeast-southwest arc that stretches for approximately 1,500 miles (2,400 km) through the western North Pacific Ocean. Nearly the entire land area is taken up by the country’s four main islands; from north to south these are Hokkaido (Hokkaidō), Honshu (Honshū), Shikoku, and Kyushu (Kyūshū). Honshu is the largest of the four, followed in size by Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku. In addition, there are numerous smaller islands, the major groups of which are the Ryukyu (Nansei) Islands (including the island of Okinawa) to the south and west of Kyushu and the Izu, Bonin (Ogasawara), and Volcano (Kazan) islands to the south and east of central Honshu. The national capital, Tokyo (Tōkyō), in east-central Honshu, is one of the world’s most populous cities.


List all 8 regions in Japan. Draw the Japanese flag.

Create a diorama of a famous Japanese place.

Construct a map of Japan showing major places of industry and /or landmarks.

Create and record a TV advertisement for tourism in Japan.

Have a good day and please send in any work you would like to share.