Learning Activities for Thursday

Good Morning,

I hope you had a great day yesterday. Enjoy any particular book? If you could be any character from a book who would you be? Why?

Below are some learning activities for today.


Learning Objective/Focus:Non- fiction books  
Main inputDiscuss how we retrieve information. What can we use? Identify the characteristics of a non- fiction book.
ActivitiesChoose a non-fiction book and read the Blurb. Read the contents and locate the glossary.
 Locate 5 facts you can find in your favourite non-fiction book. Say why this is your favourite non-fiction book.
 Compile information and pictures to form your own non-fiction book on a subject you enjoy learning about.
Extension Activity IdeasWould you rather access the Internet for information about something or read a book about it? Write an explanation giving your reasons in detail.


Learning Objective/Focus:Money
Main inputDiscuss making amounts. Link this discussion to amounts of money – when might you get an amount? What type of money might it include? Coins? Notes?
ActivitiesExplore amounts which use a variety of coins.  
I have 3 silver coins- what might they be? What is the highest amount/lowest amount you could make? Explore 4 silver coins….
 List all the different totals you could get from having 3 silver coins/4 silver coins.
 Try making amounts with all the coins including non-silver.    
Use 4 coins that are not round. How many different amounts can you make? Order them from lowest to highest.    
Extension Activity IdeasAsk an adult to give you totals to make using the smallest number of coins/notes E.G 93p=50p+20p+20p+2p+1p £3.67=?

Foundation Subjects

Learning Objective/Focus:The special friends of Jesus. Who were they?
Main inputDiscuss the special friends of Jesus (disciples). Who were they? Who did Jesus choose and why?
ActivitiesFind out the names of the disciples and the jobs they did.
 Why do you think Jesus chose friends from different walks of life? Discuss or write an explanation.
 Find stories from the New Testament which demonstrate how the disciples helped Jesus.
Extension Activity IdeasDraw a picture of your favourite story with Jesus and the disciples.

I hope you have a great day.