ALearn From Home Ash
The links, ideas and activities on this page and Seesaw are to help you to learn from home. There is enough here to keep you busy for around 4 hours a day. Here is an example timetable of how you could organise learning from home:
- 30 minutes reading
- 15 minutes times table
- 15 minutes spelling, grammar, punctuation
- 15 minutes handwriting
- 1 hr maths
- 1 hr writing
- 1 hr topic/afternoon lesson
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Mr Holmes' top new picks:
1) The Field Studies Council are running a series of 5 live 40 minute lessons linked to outdoor learning. These come with practical activities and worksheets to tackle.
2) Jorvik Education Team are running a week of online lessons from 8th - 12th of February. While we aren't studying Viking this year, this was a topic for year 4 children last year and will be a topic for year 3 children next year.
3) Cressida Cowell is hosting a new competition with prizes to be won! You can find out information about this at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvL3mWmBM0k. Her Youtube channel has loads of great content including book reading, and a creativity camp created during the summer! Click on the picture to Toothless to access her main Youtube page.
Please note photos must be shared by an adult
6) Chester Zoo are hosting live Virtual Zoo sessions on Fridays, the next session is on:
Friday 22nd January
10am to 10.20am Andean bears
11am to 11.20am Short-clawed otters
12pm to 12.20pm Brilliant bugs
1pm to 1.30pm Sloths
Enjoy reading your favourite books. If you have a kindle, download some new books to enjoy. If you don't have a Kindle you can download a kindle APP to use on your device, there are some free books on this link.
There are Free EBooks and activities available at Oxford Owl (You will need a parent/carer to create an account.)
Scholastic has made a "Learn at Home" magazine which can be found here. Our age group would be the Grade 3-5 one, however, some of you may be more interested in the Grade 6-9 one.
- Have a go at some of the 60-second reading quizzes found here (parents or carers will need to make a Twinkl account, these are currently free. I have also sent some of these out in your packs.)
- Have a go at some of the longer comprehension packs found here.
- Write a book review - What happened? What was the best bit? Who would you recommend this book to?
- Design a new front cover for your book
- Write an alternative ending
- Describe one of the characters in detail with a picture
- Read to a plant - did it help them to grow?
The powerpoints below have a range of ideas for creative writing. Please feel free to write a story and share an exciting reading of it via Seesaw
This link provides the Year 3/4 National Curriculum spelling list. If you prefer to use the school's Spelling Bee Honeycomb format then I have included these below. These spelling lists are made using the NC lists with some extras thrown in.
Green = Yr 1+2 spellings ,
Purple = Yr 3+4 spellings
Orange = Yr 5+6 spellings.
There are lots of exciting SPAG games that you can play here.
You can brush up on your SPAG skills by watching some of these videos.
A huge pack of Year 3 SPAG activities are available here.
A huge pack of Year 4 SPAG activities are available here.
Mathletics - New activities are assigned weekly to recap the content we have covered
TT Rockstars - there is a battle running of yr3 vs yr4, all times tables are linked to the ones your child is learning.
The Maths Factor is currently free to use and offers a wide range of activities. (Creating an account is required.)
15 for 15 - download and have a go at these
You can brush up on some of the topics we have already looked at, "Electricity" "The Human Body" and "Light and Shadow" or you could look into some new topics that we will cover "Changing States" and "Animals and Habitats".
ScienceKids has all of the different topics split up nicely.
CrickWeb has a range of interactive activities for you to try.
Check out the range of games, videos and information on BBC Bitesize. You could choose one of the mini-lessons on there are create a poster for each science session.
Here are some science experiments to try at home (with your parent's permission!)
Currently we are studying "The Gospel - What sort of world would Jesus want?"
You can find some extra resources here:
This range of activities is designed to practice the key skills involved in your topic lessons.
- Have a go at organising this timeline back into order.
- There are lots of historical games to access here.
- This link provides access to lots of videos which cover a range of topics, you can revise one of the topics already covered or learn about a new area of history.
Brush up on your knowledge of Latitude and Longitude. You may want to back this up with exploring google maps and finding your location.
This website gives you access to a huge range of geography games and interactive activities.
Art and Design Skills
- You can access a great range of art and design ideas on this link.
- The Tate has some nice games and quizzes that you can try., you can turn your hand to some graffiti or watercolours online.
This half term would have been looking at e-safety:
- Energize, a Shropshire based company have a wide range of ideas and activities to get you active. This will be updated weekly.
- Daily fitness training is being hosted on Joe Wicks' Youtube channel live at 9:00 AM. These are each 30 minutes long. To join in the fun, follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1
Extra Learning Resources
"Scholastic" has made a range of worksheets available for free. (Parents/Careers will need to create an account) The year 3/4 activities are here but having looked at the activities for year 5/6, lots of children will be fine with these too!
Twinkl has produced some home learning packs that cover a range of areas, you may find here useful.
Work of the Week
This great non-chronological report by Maisie.
This great soil research by Elsie.
This fab non-chronological report by Immy.
This great book review video.