It has been super to see how many of you are reading and are thoroughly enjoying the books you are currently reading, keep up the great work! Reading is a part of your weekly homework. Ideally you should be spending around ten to fifteen minutes each day reading your book. Even though you are now becoming more independent readers, you may still want to discuss your reading with an adult at home, or perhaps even try and persuade them to read to you sometimes!
We should see evidence of what you have been reading, along with a brief comment, in your reading journal, which should be in school every day. If you are struggling to find something to read, then talk to us and we will do our best to help. If we can see you are struggling to make time to read at home, we will take some time to discuss this with you during a break or lunchtime so we can help you to overcome this issue.
Times tables are a fundamental part of maths and if you have rapid recall of these, you will find many elements of maths much easier. To help with this we expect you to practise your times tables every week. For maths homework this week, we have set up a soundcheck and battle on Timestable Rockstars. Get rockin'!
This week we have been producing own Charles Darwin hybrid animal journal pages. Because you have spent so much time discussing and creating your own hybrid animals, for homework this week, we would like you to record your own ‘David Attenborough’ style voice over. You have written your voiceover in your homework book at school today so you can record them on any device you have available at home. If you do not have any suitable recording device, please let us know and we can arrange for you to record your voiceover in school. You can email your voiceovers to our home learning email addresses:
Watch the video clips below for some voice over inspiration:
Animal Partnerships | David Attenborough | BBC Studios - Bing video
Attenborough: the amazing Lyre Bird sings like a chainsaw! Now in high quality | BBC Earth - Bing video
Polar bears search for food - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife - Bing video