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Wednesday 1st April 2020
 

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Good morning Cedar Class!

Well done for all your hard work yesterday, you did some fantastic addition sums, and I loved seeing the party invitations you designed!

This is what we’re going to do today:

 Phonics – This week we’re going to continue recapping what we’ve learned about suffixes. Today we’re going to learn words that have the “ed” suffix.

English – You’re going to write down lots of adjectives you can use to describe the video we’ve been watching this week.

Reading – You’re going to do a short comprehension test. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

Maths – We’re going to be focusing on subtraction today. Remember to watch the video I’ve made for you first, and then have a go!

PE – You’re going to be timing yourself while you do lots of different exercises, and then you can even make up your own workout for your family members.

All the things you need are in the Cedar Class folder on Google Classroom. Please send me your questions or comments on Class Dojo if you have any. I’ll be working in school today, so I might not be able to reply straight away, but I’ll get back to you as soon as possible!

Have fun!

Mrs Rautenbach

Tuesday 31st March 2020 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Good morning Cedar Class!

I hope you all had fun completing your learning tasks yesterday! I loved seeing all your Rainforest creations! If you haven’t finished or didn’t get a chance to do it yesterday, you can do it any time you have a chance and send me a photo, I’d love to see it!

This is what we’re going to do today:

 Phonics – This week we’re going to continue recapping what we’ve learned about suffixes. Today we’re going to learn words that have the “est” suffix today.

English – You’re going to be making a party invitation for the boy from yesterday’s video.

Reading – You’re going to do a short comprehension test. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

Maths – We’re going to be continuing with recapping our learning about addition.

Music – You’re going to learn a song all about the Rainforest.

All the things you need are in the Cedar Class folder on Google Classroom. Please send me your questions or comments on Class Dojo if you have any.

Have fun!

Mrs Rautenbach

Monday 30th March 2020 

Monday 30th March 2020

Hi everyone!

I hope you’ve all had a great weekend, and that you’re all ready for another week of home learning! Last week you worked very hard and I was super impressed, so I’m looking forward to seeing what you get up to this week!

This is what we’re going to do today:

 Phonics – This week we’re going to be recapping what we’ve learned about suffixes this year. We’re going to start by learning words that have the “er” suffix today.

English – You’re going to be watching a story on Youtube this week, and then we’ll be doing lots of fun activities based on the video.

Reading – A short comprehension test. Type the answers into the sheet or write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

Maths – We’re going to be recapping our learning about addition and subtraction for the first few days of the week. Have a look at the video I’ve made for you to help you remember how to do it, and then have a go at the addition sums.

Art – You’re going to make a Rainforest scene using an old box and anything else you can find in the house!

All the things you need are in the Cedar Class folder on Google Classroom. Please send me your questions or comments on Class Dojo if you have any, and have fun!

Enjoy your day!

Mrs Rautenbach

Friday 27th March 2020 

Good morning, Cedar Class!

Happy Friday! You’ve made it through your first week of home learning, and I am so proud of all of you! I’ve been amazed by all the fantastic hard work you’ve been doing at home, so well done! Today I’m going to give 5 Dojo points to everyone who tried some of our tasks this week! Good work, everyone!

Today is: Friday the 27th of March 2020. The short date is 27.3.20.

This is what we’re going to do today:

 Phonics – Recap all the words for the week by reading through them all, and then have a go on Spelling Shed. If you’d like to, you can have a little spelling test and ask someone to help test you. Let me know how you do!

English - We are going to write what we think will happen next in the story. Where does the smaller man go after dropping the axe? What does he do? You can type your diary entry into the document and turn it in, or you can write it on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

Reading – A short comprehension test. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo if you like.

Maths – Our last lesson on fractions for the week. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo if you like.

RE – Today we are going to continue our learning about Islam by looking at the holy book of Islam, the Quran.

Go onto Google Classroom and click on the link for each subject when you’re ready and have a go.

Please continue to send me your questions or comments on Class Dojo if you have any.

Have a great day!

Mrs Rautenbach

Thursday 26th March 2020 

Good morning, Cedar Class!

Well done for all your hard work yesterday! I hope you had fun dancing to some of the Just Dance Kids videos!

Today is: Thursday the 26th of March 2020. The short date is 26.3.20.

This is what we’re going to do today:

 Phonics – Learn the next 5 words for the week. These are all words where a long vowel is followed by only one consonant, and the words all end in a ‘y’ that makes an ‘ee’ sound. When we make these words plural (more), we drop the ‘y’ and add ‘ies’. You can write your sentences on the document and turn it in when you’re finished, or you can write it on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

English - We are going to pretend to be the smaller man and write a diary entry for him. You can type your diary entry into the document and turn it in, or you can write it on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

Reading – A short comprehension test. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo if you like.

Maths – Fractions: Finding quarters. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo if you like.

Science – Today you are going to be Scientists and write about our experiment with planting seeds.

Go onto Google Classroom and click on the link for each subject when you’re ready and have a go.

Please continue to send me your questions or comments on Class Dojo if you have any.

Enjoy your day!

Mrs Rautenbach

Wednesday 25th March 2020 

Good morning, Cedar Class!

I hope you had fun doing your learning yesterday! I’ve loved seeing all the hard work you’re doing!

Today is: Wednesday the 25th of March 2020. The short date is 25.3.20.

This is what we’re going to do today:

 Phonics – Learn the next 5 words for the week. These are all words where a long vowel is followed by only one consonant, and the words all end in a ‘y’ that makes an ‘ee’ sound. You can write your sentences on the document and turn it in when you’re finished, or you can write it on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

English - We are going to answer some questions to see if we’ve understood the book The Great Kapok Tree. You can type your answers into the document and turn it in, or you can write it on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

Reading – A short comprehension test. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo if you like.

Maths – Fractions: Finding halves. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo if you like.

PE – You’re going to have lots of fun dancing to different Just Dance Kids videos!

Go onto Google Classroom and click on the link for each subject when you’re ready and have a go.

Please continue to send me your questions or comments on Class Dojo if you have any. Today is my day to work in school, so I might not reply straight away, but I will do my best to answer as soon as possible.

Enjoy your day!

Mrs Rautenbach

Tuesday 24th March 2020 

Good morning, Cedar Class!

I hope you all enjoyed your tasks yesterday! I know that some of it might have been a bit tricky if you don’t have a printer at home to print out the worksheets, but you can continue to write the answers down on paper and send me your photos of the work that you’ve done. I loved seeing all the hard work that you did, and especially your beautiful Rainforest pictures inspired by Henri Rousseau!

Today is: Tuesday the 24th of March 2020. The short date is 24.3.20.

This is what we’re going to do today:

 Phonics – Learn our first 5 words for the week. These are all words where a short vowel is followed by a double consonant. Why don’t you tell your grownup at home what a short vowel is? You can write your sentences on the document and turn it in when you’re finished, or you can write it on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

English - We are going to make a summary of The Great Kapok Tree, the story we listened to yesterday. We can use our story maps to help us. You can type your summary into the document and turn it in, or you can write it on a piece of paper and send me a photo.

Reading – A short comprehension test. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo if you like.

Maths – Fractions: Halves. Write the answers on a piece of paper and send me a photo if you like.

Music – You are going to listen to a piece of music called The Carnival of the Animals composed by Camille Saint-Saens.

Go onto Google Classroom and click on the link for each subject when you’re ready and have a go.

Send me your questions or comments on Class Dojo if you have any.

Have a lovely day!

Mrs Rautenbach

Monday 23rd March 2020 

Good morning, Cedar Class!

I hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend!

I’ve put together a plan for our day so you can pretend you’re at school but from the comfort of your home!

Let’s get on with our day…

Today is: Monday the 23rd of March 2020. The short date is 23.3.20.

This is what we’re going to do today:

 Phonics – A recap on using apostrophes for possession

English - We are going to read a new story all about the Rainforest

Reading – A short comprehension test

Maths – Fractions: Making equal parts

Art – Creating your own picture inspired by the work of Henri Rousseau

Go onto Google Classroom and click on the link for each subject when you’re ready and have a go.

Send me your questions or comments on Class Dojo if you have any..

Have a great day!

Mrs Rautenbach