Monday, March 1 – Foundation – Geography – The Amazon Rainforest.
Today we will be venturing into the Amazon Rainforest in South America in Geography.
Firstly, please watch the videos which introduce the Amazon rainforest in the Amazon basin in South America – see links below.
Now carefully read the information about rainforests – see presentation below.
Activity – Using the information below, have a go at drawing a diagram of the layers of the Amazon rainforest and adding the different animals to each layer – you could cut out the animals and glue them on, or draw your own pictures of the different animals.
Wednesday 3rd March – Foundation – Science – The Seasons
Lo: To understand how we get the seasons.
Please follow the link below to Brainpop and Espresso for learning about how we get different seasons.
Once you have watched both the Espresso and Brainpop videos please answer the quiz questions in Brainpop.
Extension- Write in your own words and use a diagram to explain how we get the different seasons.
Thursday 4th March – Foundation-PE- Fitness Thursday and Squat Challenge!
Kids workout 8- Remember plenty of space, have a drink available and pause the video for a break if you need. Also, if normal press-ups are too difficult then do them on your knees.
Challenge! – “Sally Up” – Squat Challenge
Follow the challenge on youtube doing the Squat Challenge! Just do the best that you can and keep in time with the people in the video! If it gets too tough for you then have a break!
Friday, March 5 – Enrichment Afternoon
This afternoon we would like you to have a go at a creative art activity which is related to yesterday's World Book Day – A book in a jar.
Have a think about how one of your favourite books could be represented in a single jar. All you need to do is get an empty jam jar or coffee jar and inside create images to represent your book choice – see some examples below. If you don’t have a jar you could always create a book in a box such as a cereal box. Alternatively, you could just design and label your 'book in a jar' using the sheet below.
There are some examples below for you to have a look at. Any clear jar can be used, a coffee jar, jam jar or other. You can put drawings or items to represent your book into your jar, selected quotes from your book or perhaps even clues about its characters or setting.
Please take a picture of your work – we can’t wait to see them and will show them on the blog in a gallery.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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