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Oak Class

Oak Class

Year 5/6 Teacher:

Mrs Deverson

Learning Support Assistants:

Mrs Green

Mrs Windebank

 

 

Email : class4@mountnessing.essex.sch.uk

 

Oak Class Home Learning

6th July -  12th

This week is Rainforest Week!

I have set core activities for reading, writing and SPaG and Maths: one for each day of the week.

 

I won't do a zoom call this week as many of you are in school; however if you want to speak to myself or Mrs Green, please email me and one of us will call you.

 

Remember to tell me how far you've travelled for Mrs Obank's challenge so I can issue your certificate!

Oak Class 5-A-Day.  Choose one activity from each column to do each day. 

 

 

Reading

Writing and Spag

Maths

Activity 1

Create a rainforest canopy to curl up with a book under. This could be made from paper, bed sheets or anything else that’s suitable. Send us photos of you reading under it. 

Research how humans are destroying the rainforest. Write an information report about this. Can you include maps that demonstrate how large the rainforests were compared to now? Include an introduction, 3 or 4 ways that rainforests are being destroyed and a conclusion.

Compare temperatures and rainfall in the Amazon Rainforest and the UK month on month.

Can you display their findings in a bar chart, line graph  or table? Can you calculate and compare the yearly totals?

 

Activity 2

Create your own Book Bingo. See here for inspiration.Can you complete the game over the next week?

 

Look at images of the rainforest then write a setting description. Try starting at the top of the image and work down - but look carefully!

 

Choose a Maths activity from the bbc bitesize daily lessons here. There's one for each day!

 

Activity 3

Complete this activity about Rainforest Deforestation

Enter the pincode DL1580

Write a ‘Defeating the Monster’ story. The monster could be a rainforest predator such as a crocodile or boa constrictor. How will you escape its clutches?

Play this rainforest coordinates game.

Activity 4

Read about rainforests. Look at these facts about rainforests to get started! Can you find a rainforest book on epic?

Create a rainforest quiz based on what you’ve found out.

 

Make a list of animals that can be found in the rainforest.

Can you group them? Try creating a sorting diagram.

Choose an animal and then write a  species fact file. Include its size, diet, lifespan etc. Go here for some inspiration! 

Practise adding and subtracting fractions on this game.

Activity 5

Visit Authorfy.com and register for free. You can listen to Katherine Rundell’s masterclass on her book The Explorer, based in the Amazon rainforest.

 

Create a tourist leaflet tempting us to visit the rainforests.

What could a tourist expect to see and do? How should they dress and what should they bring?  Include illustrations of unusual living things! 

 

 

Complete the daily iseemaths.com activity.

Activity 6

Listen to a free audiobook during your daily walk here.   How did it made you feel listening to a book in nature?

 

Watch this clip called Catch It

Download the activity pack and complete the collective nouns activity.(page 4)

Complete Meerkat Maths on page 8 & 9 of the Catch it Booklet,

Activity 7

Choose a story from Oxford Owl here.

Complete the wordsearch from the above booklet (page 5) and then create a picture glossary for each of the words. Challenge: add 5 more rainforest themed words.

Practise your times tables with hit the button or mathsframe.

Activity 8

Read food labels and identify any foods in the kitchen that contain: bananas, cocoa, chocolate, cinnamon or black pepper. (all from rainforests)

 

Retell the story of Catch It from the point of view of the vulture. How did he feel about the meerkats working against him?

Choose a Corbett Maths challenge.

Activity 9

Find a recipe involving chocolate and make it.

You can learn about how to make chocolate here.

 

Complete page 10 from the booklet. Write your facts around the vulture and then colour the vulture to complete your poster. You could draw your own vulture onto a larger piece of paper if you need more room. Can you find a book on epic?

Choose a White Rose Maths activity.


Spelling Group Activities

Mrs Drew's group:

Spelling Rule-  The /s/ sound spelt ss

Test yourself on the months of the year. Let us know how many you got correct. 

Go to https://spellingframe.co.uk/guest/word-list/43078 use the free games to help you practice. 

Put 3 of the words into sentences.

Mrs Deverson's Group:

Spelling Rule-  The /ʌ/ sound spelt ou (e.g. couple, touch)

Go to  https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/10/3-The-sound-spelt-ou and use the activities to help you practise. 

Test yourself and then let us know what score you got. 

How many other words can you find in your reading book that obeys this rule?

Mrs Green's group:

Spelling Rule-  Your words this week are from the statutory list 5 that you just need to know.

Test yourself on last week's spellings. Ask an adult to check your spelling.

Go to  https://spellingframe.co.uk/guest/word-list/43079 use the activities to help you practice.

Remember to find the meaning if you are unsure of how to use the words.

 

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