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The Great Scam

 

Story starter

So far, her plans had all been successful. The orders kept flooding in on her website, and she had to work tirelessly just to keep up!

How long until someone realised what she was up to? Would they ever?

 

Sentence challenge

Collective nouns are names for a collection or number of things.

Can you find the collective nouns for the following things?

Dalmatians

frogs

ants

owls

camels

lions

people

monkeys

bears

 

Question time

What are the girl’s plans?

What are these ‘orders’ that the text refers to?

What is the girl up to?

Will anyone find out?

What might it say on her website?

Where does she get the dogs from?

Do you recognise the breed of dog in the picture?

How many has she sold so far do you think? When will she stop?

 

Perfect picture

Can you design the front page of the girl’s website for her?

 

 

 

The summer reading challenge! Click on the link - it will tell you all you need to know 

 Blue Peter badge

The Blue Peter badge is one of the most iconic badges in the UK! Since launching in 1963, the BBC believe that the number of badges awarded is in the millions. Everyone who appears on the show gets a badge, but click on the following link to see the step by step guide for how you can get your hands on one!

Happy Birthday Beethoven! ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯

 

Jackdaws have created a mini online project called HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEETHOVEN which can be completed just for fun (for free!) or you could enter for a Discover Arts Award. This is an introductory qualification from the Trinity Exam Board will costs £5 for pupils at Somerset schools.  The children will receive a very smart certificate if they complete the log and entered for the qualification.

 

Click on the following link for all the necessary details.

 

‘Thunk’ of the day!

 

Think about it!

 

Talk about it!

 

How can you prove your idea?

 

Would you rather be a dog or a cat?

 

 

 

 

E-Bug Junior

If your child needs even more to do, the following links will take you to some super lessons…

BBC Bitesize, The Oak Academy and BrainPOP!

 

Competition time! – Love Reading 4 Kids!

Take a look at some of the fabulous goodies that can be won in ‘Love Reading 4 Kids’ free to enter prize draws. Click on the link below, sign up to ‘The Kids Zone’ and enjoy competitions, books, videos and more!

 

 

Daily live interactive literacy hour with Pie Corbett

Every weekday morning at 9.30am Pie presents on RadioBlogging.net This is a free internet literacy radio show aimed at KS2 that includes language games, creative writing and guest input from famous authors. The programmes are interactive – the children write during the programme and afterwards. All of the shows that have been broadcast are available to listen back to online at RadioBlogging.net. Click on the following link...

Be inspired and create using... TATE ART FOR KIDS!

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9am

Mon – Fri

Jo Wicks Morning PE sessions

https://www.youtube.com/channel/ UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Physical exercise to raise your heart rate.If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

9am

Mon – Fri

Jump Start Jonny

https://www.youtube.com/channel

/UC8PDFwCV0HHcl08-1SzdiBw

Fun interactive dance workout.

If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

10am Mon-Fri Dr Chip’s daily dose of Science, Engineering and Computing ttps://drchips.weebly.com/ If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel

11am – Mon - Fri

David Wailliams Story Time

https://www.worldofdavid walliams.com/elevenses/

For children and adults to enjoy!

11am – Mon - Fri

Body Beats body percussion online lesson

https://www.youtube.com/                           watch?v=j4mZhv9HS-g

Music – with no instruments!

If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

11am – Mon - Fri

Let’s Go Live Science with Maddie Moate and Greg Foot

https://www.youtube.com/                           watch?v=b7bi3xOZpaM

Talking about Science and Nature with a theme each week. If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

1pm – Mon - Fri

Natasha Lamb basics of British Sign Language

https://www.youtube.com/                          watch?v=diY-WcDB68A

If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

6pm

Oliver Jeffers story time

 Instagram @oliverjeffers

If you miss this you can watch the videos later on the YouTube channel.

All the Time

Edinburgh Zoo live streaming

https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk /webcams/panda-cam/

Edinburgh Zoo have live cameras on the website running day – night.

All the Time

Art Ninja

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc    /shows/art-ninja

Expert art animator who can get you creating.

 

Other good websites that many families are enjoying:

Espresso and Purple Mash are amazing websites – logins are in reading records

 

Free online e books

 

Don’t forget to start with Oxford Reading Buddy! Login details have been put in reading records.

 

https://www.getepic.com/

sign up to 1000s of eBooks – (free for 30 days)

 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/library-page

sign up for free!

 

Espresso also has many books for children to read. Login details are in reading records.

 

Free subscription to TWINKL

Setting this up is really easy to do - go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

 

 

Useful maths websites

Supermovers – BBC sports programme for learning times tables and many other subject resources 

This is a great resource for all year groups

 

Daily Rigour  (years 5 and 6)

Here is the link to a free daily 'newspaper' that has problems using math from items in the previous week's news.

To find the answers, there is a daily YouTube video explaining the solutions. 

 https://www.cdmasterworks.co.uk/the-daily-rigour/ 

 

 

English websites

POBBLE – a picture a day to inspire conversations and writing!

http://www.pobble365.com/

BBC Bitesize.

Key Stage 1 (Yr 1 and Yr 2) Key Stage 2 (Yr 3-6)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Woodlands Primary

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/index.htm

Phonics Play

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Oxford Owl

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Phonics Bloom

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/

Non-Screen Activities You Can Do At Home

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