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Hello!

Below is the home learning for those children who are working from home at the moment. Remember you can call the school office for a paper pack of all the work if you prefer. Complete your work in the Home learning book you were given over lockdown. If you require another one, please don’t hesitate to ask. Send in your work to homework@sandylands.lancs.sch.uk

English

Activity 1
What is a fable? Can you name any?  Watch The Hare and the Tortoise – click on the link below to access the film or read the text below.

Stop the film before the race and predict what is going to happen? Who will win the race? Why do you think this? Think about the moral of the story.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeZe2qPLPh0  

 

 

the-tortoise-and-the-hare-story

 

 

Printable version below – click the link. Remember, if you prefer a paper copy of any of these activities, call the school office and we can arrange collection.

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/the-tortoise-and-the-hare-story.pdf

 

Read some of the fables below and try to create a summary of each one. Can you see any similarities between the fables?

 

the-boy-who-cried-wolf-story

 

the-lion-and-the-mouse-story

 

the-town-mouse-and-the-country-mouse-story

 

 

Printable versions are below

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/the-boy-who-cried-wolf-story.pdf

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/the-lion-and-the-mouse-story.pdf

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/the-town-mouse-and-the-country-mouse-story.pdf

 

 

 

Activity 2

Read the fable The Hare and the Tortoise. Think about the morale of the story.
Watch this sports interview conducted by Kermit – click on the link below

. A sports interview is where a reporter interviews a sports person before and after a race. What sort of things do you think a sports reporter might ask?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no1ilt3VjBY

Think about some questions you might ask the Hare and the Tortoise before the race. Once you have come up with some questions for the Hare and the Tortoise, chose to be either the hare or the tortoise. Write the responses they might give to the questions you’ve come up with.

 

 

Activity 3

Look at the introduction about fronted adverbials for when, where and how and look at how the comma is used to separate a fronted adverbial from the rest of the sentence.

Follow the link below for some information about fronted adverbials we will be using these in our writing about the Hare and the |Tortoise (we will not be writing a diary entry – just use the warm up activities on the video to learn about fronted adverbials)

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-fronted-adverbials-71h64t

Read ‘The Hare and the Tortoise’ again and try to identify any fronted adverbials for time/when and the use of commas.

 

 

Activity 4

Use the plot of the hare and the tortoise to write your own fable, based on different characters who have a race. Think of a range of animals with opposite character traits e.g. bee and worm, cheetah and elephant, squirrel and hedgehog. Think about the traits of these animals and research further, if necessary. E.g. What do they do? Where do they live?
Start creating a description of one animal. Now choose two animals with different traits (e.g. one is fast and the other is slow). Write a description of each, focusing on what they do, where they live.

Maths 

This week’s Maths activities can be accessed below by click the link to the White Rose website. Remember, if you would prefer a paper copy of these resources please call the school office and we can arrange for you to come and collect them.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-3/week-8-number-addition-subtraction/

Geography

We are looking at hemispheres as part of our Geography work this week. Click on the link below for the session from Oak Academy. If you want a paper version of any of these sessions, please call the school office and we can organise for you to come and collect.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-the-hemispheres-6grp8e

RE

Watch the session from Oak Academy about Christianity this week. We will be thinking about the question Who was Jesus? Click on the link below.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/who-was-jesus-6mv66c

 Music

We are looking at pulse and rhythm in our Music this week. Watch the Oak academy session below – click on the link

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/understanding-pulse-and-rhythm-c8up2t

 

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