Waller Class (years 4 and 5)
WELCOME TO WALLER CLASS!
We have plenty to keep you busy and learning over the next couple of weeks. We will keep adding to this class webpage as the days go on, so keep coming back to see more ideas and activities.
First, try the activities in the Home Learning booklets (see below). Spread the activities out, don't do them all at once!
Visit some of the suggested websites below, not just to practise your times-tables or your spellings, but also to explore new ideas and try them out for yourself.
Here's today's riddle (Answers at the bottom of this page):
Monday: A man was taken to hospital after eating daffodil bulbs. What have the doctors said?
Friday: What’s the difference between a fish and piano?
Thursday: How did the yeti feel when he had flu?
Wednesday: What does the Queen do when she burps?
Tuesday: What is it called when a cat wins a dog show?
Monday: What do you call a man trapped in a paper bag?
Home Learning booklets
More origami fun:
Here are some weblinks to more origami figures.
Remember: each origami shape begins with a square.
- Origami Fun Plenty of origami shapes to make, with instructions
- Easy Origami Fish Youtube plus links to many other origami websites and videos
This term's topic on Europe continues. We ask you to prepare some sort of report or table that summarises what you have found out about one (or more) European countries.
Year 5: Please choose from: France, Germany, Spain, Russia, Italy or Norway
Year 4: Please choose the United Kingdom
Look for the following pieces of information:
- Capital cities
- Famous landmarks
- Main industries
You could focus on a single country, or compare and contrast two different countries.
Here are some websites to begin your quest:
BBC Bitesize Focus on the Alps
CBBC Quiz Focus on European landmarks
Britannica Kids Information, photos etc about Europe
Kidzworld Monuments in Europe
Makemytrip Famous European landmarks
EducationQuizzes Short quiz about Europe to test your knowledge
3DGeography Worksheets and activities specific to UK geography
EducationQuizzes Short quiz about the UK to test your knowledge
BBC Bitesize Focus on the Lake district
Links to other websites
- Mathletics Keep visiting, I'll keep adding tasks to do!
- Mathsframe Multiplication Tables Check (change times tables and time), plus other games and activities
- Timestables.co.uk Multiplication Tables Check,
- urbrainy Multiplication Tables Check (gives average times for answers and accuracy measure). Some other parts of the website you have to pay for, but this part is free.
- urbrainy Home Study Packs Free with registration
- hitthebutton Topmarks maths website, with plenty of maths games to do
- ttrockstars Times-table practice at your fingertips
- Math Playground lots of fun games and activities to support your maths learning
- Topmarks For Spelling and Grammar exercises
- Spelling Frame for spelling games and activities
- Premier League Primary Stars for a variety of activities across the curriculumMy
My Activity Book Ages 7-11 Scroll down to find the booklet for Ages 7-11. Lots of interesting things to do and learn while Home Learning.
Other helpful documents - what children are expected to know and be able to do by the end of the year
In Waller the children have been swimming this term and having lots of fun in their topic learning. IN topic the children have been learning about the stone and iron age and have been making TV adverts talking about these time periods.
Music was fun and was extremely busy as we got ready for Christmas with our singing and productions and then worked on songs with the year 5 child in preparation for their trip to young voices 2020!
Answers to riddles and jokes:
- Monday: (Answer tomorrow!)
- Friday: You can't tuna fish!
- Thursday: Abominable!
- Wednesday: She issues a royal pardon!
- Tuesday: a cat-has-trophy!
- Monday: Russell!