Good Morning All,
I hope you had a great day yesterday.
Below are some learning activities for today.
|Learning Objective/Focus:||Spelling Silent letters|
|Main input||As we know, spelling in English is tricky! There are rules, but there are always exceptions to the rules. Today we are going to investigate words with silent letters.|
|Activities||Choose five words from the list in the column below that you do not know how to spell independently. Practise writing them neatly and use each one in a sentence.|
|Look at the following words: |
On a piece of paper neatly draw 6 columns and sort the words according to their silent letters. You could find some of your own to add to the lists.
|Here are some more words with silent letters: |
Choose 5 words with silent letters that you do not know how to spell and write a fun mnemonic to help you remember how to spell them. A mnemonic is a phrase that uses the letters of the words in the correct order. eg crumb clever rats understand my books
|Extension Activity Ideas||Read the attached story; Ben’s Eventful Day and correct the spellings.|
|Learning Objective/Focus:||Factors and Prime Numbers|
|Main input||To find the factors of a number you need to find all the pairs of numbers that multiply together to make a product. 2×5=10 2 and 5 are the factors. 10 is the product.|
|Activities||Write down the pairs of factors for 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10.|
|Write down the pairs of factors for 16, 21, 24, 36 48 and 64. Now list the factors for 7,11,23,13 and 5. What do you notice about these numbers?|
|The numbers that only have 2 factors, themselves and 1 are called Prime Numbers. Can you write down some Prime Numbers.|
|Extension Activity Ideas||Complete The Sieve of Eratosthenes (attached)|
|Main input||Look at the below link; https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-pitch-6nh3ct?activity=video&step=1|
|Activities||Watch The Oak Academy lesson on the link above and undertake the activities.|
|Make up your own melody using Do Re and Mi as demonstrated in the lesson.|
|Devise a way of writing down or drawing your own Do Re Mi melody. If you can read music notation you could use that, otherwise invent your own.|
|Extension Activity Ideas||Record yourself performing your melody, using the signs as used in the lesson and send it to us|
I hope you have fun.