Good Morning Unicorns
What do you call a dinosaur that is sleeping?
Join me at 9:00am for our Zoom lesson – this morning we shall start the day together with our reflection. After, I plan to introduce our new text that we shall be studying for English. This morning’s call should last 40 minutes.
I shall post below the theme for reflection today.
The theme this week is compassion.
“Clothe yourself with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.”
This session should follow on from today’s Zoom call. Our new Power of Reading text for this term is Shakespeare’s famous play that should not be named – Macbeth! I thoroughly enjoy teaching this text; I loved it when I studied it at school and so I hope you all enjoy it too. To follow on from our discussions this morning I would like you to watch:
‘The Weird Sisters’ – Episode 1 of Macbeth. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks2-macbeth-ep1/zfqv8xs
Tip – Try not to race ahead through the episodes. We shall watch them all and I have carefully planned a sequence for watching them. I know it will be tempting.
LO: to evaluate, make predictions and draw inferences from the opening of ‘Macbeth’.
- Can you write down a list of the characters that we have met so far? Referring to Mrs Jessup’s reading this morning and the video.
- Make notes and summarise key events from episode 1.
- Write/make speech bubbles to record memorable words or phrases from the animation?
- Can you predict what you think will happen next?
I have attached a document with a small piece of text all about James I – He was King at the time Shakespeare wrote Macbeth. Read carefully and answer the following questions.
LO: to scan a text carefully for precise information.
- When did Queen Elizabeth I die?
- How old was James I when he became the King of Scots in 1567?
- How is James I described in the text?
- What was the name of the playing company Shakespeare belonged to?
- Can you re-call one quirky fact about James I?
You can learn more about King James I here:
First of all have a go at these Arithmetic division questions (your division skills will help with today’s Maths lesson).
72 ÷ 4 =
325 ÷ 5 =
112 ÷ 7 =
414 ÷ 18 =
832 ÷ 26 =
LO: to find the fractions of an amount.
Carefully read the learning objective and then begin by watching this video from White Rose – remember to stop/pause the video when you are asked a question: ‘Fractions of an amount’ https://vimeo.com/480708541
The worksheet to accompany the lesson is in today’s documents at the bottom of the page, I have also attached the answers for you so yourself or a grown up can mark your work. Remember you can always send it to me too.
If you are finding the White Rose Worksheet a little tricky then take a look at the ‘Fractions of amounts’ Revision Worksheet also found at the bottom of the page. Let me know how you get on.
Join me at 12:00pm – in this lesson I will be going over the key principles from today’s Maths lesson. It is up to you if you would like to complete the Maths before or after this Zoom call. See you then!
Have you set up your own space for morning reflection or written any reflection prayers for the class? If so please email them to me : firstname.lastname@example.org so we can share these in class.
LO: to find out more about the Bible and why it is so special.
Please can you read the text I have saved for you called ‘The Bible’. Here are some key questions I would like you to think about:
- What do you think the people of God might have thought was important to remember and pass on?
- Why is the Bible important to Christians?
- When do you hear the Bible being read?
Decide on a ‘Code of Respect’ for how to treat your Bible. You can make this into a poster or mini-book.
Think about and note down where and how it should be kept and treated.
Don’t miss out on Mr Langley’s first KS2 Zoom call today at 2:40pm. I think it is a PE lesson! J
How have you all got on today? Please do not forget that you can email me with your work, photographs or just to say hello! I hope you have all had a good day.
Take care and see you tomorrow,
Mrs Jessup. xx