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Dragonflies B

Welcome to the Dragonflies B class page.

Please find below information and resources to support your child with their learning. 

 

Summer 2 - Rainforest Adventure and Healthy Eating

This half term we will be learning about rainforests and the importance of healthy eating. Please find below a few clips for your child to watch as an introduction to our topic. 

 

To give the children an entry point into the topic we would like the children to make something to do with the Rainforest.

Here are a few ideas;

• Paint a picture of the Rainforest with the trees and animals.

• Create a fact file about Rainforests; where are they, what do they have, what lives there, what is happening to them, are they important?

• Make a list of what lives there.

• Make a model of the Rainforest using creative materials.

• Write about how you could get there.

• Cut out a rainforest animal mask.

• Use a shoe box to recreate a mini Rainforest.

• Print pictures of trees or animals from the Rainforest.

Please bring in their creative work on Monday 7th June as these will then form part of our display.

Thank you for your ongoing support. Enjoy getting creative!

Facts about the Amazon Rainforest For kids

Facts about the Amazon Rainforest For kidsHow much do you know about the Amazon rainforest? Did you know that the Amazon is so big that if it was a country i...

Rainforest Facts for Kids | All About the Amazon & Other Tropical Rainforests

Rainforest Facts for Kids | All About the Amazon & Other Tropical Rainforests is an educational video for kids that will teach children about the 4 different...

Meet the animals of the Amazon rainforest - Lonely Planet Kids

Ever wanted to meet a monkey frog or follow in the footsteps of a jaguar? Scientist and Lonely Planet Pathfinder, Huw James, talks us through the animals he ...

Why Do We Need To Sleep And Eat Healthy? - Get Well Soon

Tiredness. Dr Ranj isn't surprised that Riz feels so tired because he doesn't sleep for long and doesn't eat very healthy food, then Nurse Morag and the Hea...

Monday 17th May 2021

Home learning for today

 

English: Starting point – using the photographs from our Linford Lakes trip on 12th May 2021 (these are on the class Facebook group already), choose three pictures and write at least three sentences about each picture. Remember to use time order words, describing words (adjectives) and past tense verbs.

Maths: starting point -  in order to answer the questions, think is it asking you to add or takeaway. Use your skills to help answer the following math word problems. It is useful to identify the important information first.

  1. There are 8 children in class, 2 more children come in. How many are there now?
  2. 5 children are at a party, 5 more children join the party. How many children are there altogether?
  3. If there are 12 bikes outside and 2 children take a bike each, how many bikes are left?
  4. I have 20 chocolate cakes, I give 10 of them away, how many do I still have?
  5. Bob has 9 sweets and Tom has 9 sweets. How many sweets are there in total?
  6. Sandy had 25 Duplo bricks, 4 went under the chair. How many remain?

 

Please also join our Dragonfly whole school story time on Zoom today at 11am. The link has been shared on our Facebook group already.

Over this half term our English learning activities will be based on the Tale of Peter Rabbit. We will read this together in school and below is a PowerPoint version of the story for you to share together at home.

Over the next few weeks we will be learning more about The Great Fire of London.

Please watch and write down any interesting facts. In computing, you will be making a Power Point factfile to share on the school website.

BBC Watch Magic Grandad - Samuel Pepys - Great Fire of LondonCopyright BBC

The Great Fire of London 1666

On September 2nd, 1666, a tiny spark in a bakery oven ignited the worst fire that London has ever seen.

Great Fire Of London - KS1 - History

Information on the Great Fire of London with some activity ideas.

Y2 London's Burning 2 Part Singing

Music - KS1 will be learning this song as part of our topic The Great Fire of London. We may even record it and upload it for you to watch.

How to say RWI Phase 2 and 3 sounds

Some children showing us how to say the phase 1 and 2 sounds from the RWI Phonics scheme.

Set 3 Speed Sounds with Rosie "a-e"

Watch how to teach Set 3 Speed Sounds lesson. For more information visit https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/ For free Read Write Inc. Phonics eBooks, activities a...

Learning the alphabet - Phonics Song 2 (new ZED version)

It's a phonics song with a picture for each letter. This version uses the name ZED for the letter Z. This is designed to help children learn the sounds of th...

Spellings.

Fun games to help your child with their spellings. 

Choose a year group and play the games. 

https://spellingframe.co.uk/ 

 

Learning to Counting by 2s

It's a skip counting song by 2s. This is designed to help with early years numeracy and sight words for numbers. This song was written and performed by A.J. ...

Learning to count by 5s

It's a skip counting song by 5s. This is designed to help with early years numeracy and sight words for numbers. This song was written and performed by A.J. ...

Learning to count By Tens Song

A song teaching kids how to skip-count by tens Subscribe! ➜ https://www.youtube.com/c/hopscotchsongs?sub_confirmation=1 Visit the Hopscotch Shop! ➜ https://w...

The life and work of Florence Nightingale (dramatisation) | History - True Stories

This term we will be learning about Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole. Please watch this clip to learn more about Florence Nightingale.

The Life of Mary Seacole part 1 (of 3) | The Victorians | BBC Teach

The life of Mary Seacole life is told in three short video episodes. Mary tells of her early life in Jamaica, and how her mother, a famous healer, taught her...

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