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An Exceptional Place to Flourish

Learning activities set 18th May 2020

Hi all

 

I spent a little bit of time in my favourite place this week. Can you guess where I've been? I'll give you three clues...

1. It's in Fyfield

2. It is next to a field

3. It is normally full of lots of children.

Did you guess? I was in school! I spend some of last week getting our classroom ready for the children who might be coming back in a couple of weeks. It was strange being there without you all and it was very quiet! 

 

I've got a big favour to ask you all - I'd love it if you wrote me a letter. You can pop this in the post and send it to school or have your parents send it over to me in an email. These letters won't be shared on the website so use it as an opportunity to share any worries you might have or let me know what you've been up to at home. Who knows...you might even get a reply laugh

 

The videos in the English section are the last 3 chapters of 'Pig Heart Boy' and there's also a sneak preview of our new book too smiley

 

Hope you all have a lovely week

Miss Morley

Hello from badgers Classroom!

English Writing Task

Your final English writing task is to write a Titanic themed poem. It could be a description of the iceberg, a rhyming poem about the ship or maybe an acrostic poem. I have included some examples as inspiration.

Chapter 25

Chapter 26

Chapter 27

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo introduction

Our new book for after half term
Maths

Science

Using the internet, find out what scientists have learned since studying the wreck of the Titanic. You can present your findings in a format of your choice and add it to you scrapbook.

Computing

Use the internet to help research the following:

  • Titanic film posters
  • Scientific discoveries from the wreck of the Titanic
  • Accounts from Titanic survivors

This research will help you with a range of activities that have been set this week.

Art

In 1997 the film ‘Titanic’ was released. Your art activity for this week is to create a film poster for your own ‘Titanic’ film. You can decide what actors and actresses to include in your film poster - it could even be you!

Parents – please note that children are not being asked to watch the film to complete this activity. 

Design and Technology

Continue to create a model of the Titanic. You can use recycled materials to help with this – food packaging boxes to make the main ship and toilet rolls for the funnels. It would be amazing if you could tweet or email over pictures as you make it.  

History

Find out about the incredible stories of some of the survivors from the Titanic. You can present your findings in a format of your choice (diary, information poster/leaflet, biography, interview, etc).

  • Margaret (Molly) Brown
  • Violet Constance Jessop
  • Dorothy Gibson
  • Navratil brothers
  • Eva Miriam Hart
  • Joseph Bruce Ismay
  • Richard Norris Williams

What Actually Happened to the Titanic Survivors

In the early hours of April 15th, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg in the North Atlantic, the famous British passenger liner RMS Titanic sank to the oce...

Geography

Explore the wreck of the Titanic. What have the divers found when exploring the wreck? Present your findings in a format of your choice (list, post-it-notes of information, leaflet, poster, etc) and add it to your scrapbook.

NOAA Titanic Expedition 2004: Breathtaking Wreck Footage

Breathtaking... Nearly 20 years after first finding the sunken remains of the R.M.S. Titanic, marine explorer Robert Ballard returned in June 2004, helped by...

Music

The one where we learn about dynamics and say them in Italian

Follow up from this lesson https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=R_zplGaphG8 if you want to have a recap)

PE

Mindfulness

 

Journaling Prompt – the questions in my head

 

Mindfulness – Choose a subject to focus your thoughts on or simply write about whatever arises in your mind. If you can’t think of what to write then write ‘I can’t think of what to write…’ Do whatever you need to in order to keep writing for 3 minutes.

 

Thought of the Week – Would you rather live on the moon or live on Mars?

Prayer

 

Dear God, 

Help me spend today with a smile on my face, 

Love in my heart, 

Joy in His grace, 

And my thinking cap on all day,

Amen

 

If you'd like your prayer featured on the class page, just send it over to Miss Morley 

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