Monday 17 th January - Foundation - Geography
This half term in Geography we are learning about South America.
South America is the fourth largest continent. It is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It includes the Andes Mountain Range, the Amazon River and the Amazon rainforest.
Today, firstly please watch the short video below introducing this continent, 'Come expore South America.'
Next, log on to the web page 'South America: facts for Kids' see link below.
The login is : firstname.lastname@example.org and the password is: LostockHall
Once you've logged in to the Oddizzi website, re click the link below to get to the page on South America.
Please watch the short video clip on this page.
Activity - please have a go at locating, colouring and labelling the continent of South America on the blank world map below. Now, try to label the oceans surrounding South America. Can you locate and label some of the countries of South America too?
You could use an online atlas to help you or Google Maps.
Extension - The Equator runs through South America too - can you label that on your map using a broken line
-----. The Equator is an imaginary circle around Earth. It divides Earth into two equal parts: the Northern part (Hemisphere) and the Southern Hemisphere.
Tuesday 17th January – Foundation – Science – Earth and Space
Lo: To understand what the Solar System is and what we can find in our Solar System.
To draw a visual representation of the Solar System
Please follow the link below to Oak Academy to answer the quiz questions and watch the video about The Solar System. Then have a go at the activities after the video.
Now have a go at drawing your own version of the Solar System with the planets. You could can choose which way you draw it but have a look at the examples below. Remember to put the names of the planets on and in the correct order/distance from the sun.
Wednesday, 19th January - Foundation - PSHE
Today we will be thinking about friendship in PSHE. What do you think makes a good friend? Think about your friends - what qualities do you like about them?
Activity - Please complete the 'Recipe for a good Friend' activity below. The first page gives you an example of they way you could write the ingredients. The second page is for you to complete.
Thursday 20th January - Computing - Game Design
The last 2 weeks you have played and reviewed some of the classic video games. Today I would like you to think about designing your own first person computer game. First person is the same way you play Minecraft.
To begin with you will need to think about the following:
1) What age of children is the game aimed at? e.g. Pre-School, KS1 or KS2?
2) What genre is your game going to be? e.g. Adventure, mystery, comical etc?
3) What is your character going to be like?
Please complete your design ideas on the sheet below:
Friday - PE - Friday Fitness!
Please only take part if you are feeling up to it! Have a drink nearby.
See the youtube link below to help you with today’s lesson:
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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