Beech Class

Homework, Maths and Spellings

Spring Term 2017

Click here to download a PDF of Term 3/4 homework

This term the children will be learning about Maps, which is geography based topic. If you would like to work on this topic at home, here are some ideas of projects to keep you busy. Please tick and date, when your child has completed an activity.

Homework books will continue to be collected in and checked on a Monday morning. The deadline for your 100 points is Monday 6th February 2017.

 

Writing 

Mnemonic

Write 5 mnemonics to help remember the directions on a compass

E.G.

Never Eat Shredded Wheat

(20 points)

 

 

Fiction

Imagine you are trapped on a Fantasy Island. What can you see? What Can you hear? What strange creatures are living there? Write a description

(20 points)

Travel Brochure

Write a travel brochure for a place that you have been on holiday. Write some facts about the place. What can you do there? What is the weather like?

(30 points)

Research and Outdoor Learning

Become an Explorer

Follow a map of the local area and take pictures of interesting things you see – stick pictures in your book

(20 points)

Capital Cities

Find out 10 or more capital cities of countries in Europe. Write the country and the Capital city.

(20 points)

Research

Explore which objects around your home are attracted to magnets. Record your findings in a list or photograph.

(20 points)

Themed Learning

Compass

Draw or make a compass and label the directions for the compass http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/12007/how-to-make-a-compass

(20 points)

Research

Draw and label a picture of an unusual animal that might live in Antarctica

(10 points)

Beach Scene

Make a beach scene in a shoebox

(30 points)

Creative

Pirate

Design a treasure map for a pirate

(20 points)

Fantasy Island

Draw a map for your Fantasy Island

(20 points)

Aboriginal Art

Design your own piece of aboriginal dot art using paint or a computer programme
(30 points)

Mathletics Activities

Click here to download a PDF copy of Mathematics homework

Please find attached your child’s Mathematics homework for the Spring Term. Your child is required to complete a minimum of one Mathletics activity each week, this will normally be in line with what we are learning that week. If your child has struggled with the activity please repeat the activity with them at a later date.

Please date the activity when completed. I will be able to log onto Mathletics to check your child’s progress.

Any problems please feel free to speak to either myself or Ms Clements.

Miss Gower

Week

Activity Suggestions

Date Completed

Week 1 – 03.01.16

Time and Money
Hour Times

Or

Tell the Time to Half Hour (UK)

 

Week 2 – 09.01.16

Time and Money

Days of the Week

Or

Weekdays and Weekends

 

Week 3 – 16.01.16

Number and Place Value to 50

Order Numbers to 20

Or

Reading Numbers to 30

 

Week 4 – 23.01.16

Number and Place Value to 50

More Less or Same to 20

Or

Before, After or In-between to 20

 

Week 5 – 30.01.16

Addition and Subtraction

Adding to Make 5 or 10

Or

All about 20

 

Week 6 – 06.02.16

Addition and Subtraction

Subtracting from 10

Or

Subtraction Facts to 18

 

HALF TERM

Week 7 – 20.02.16

Multiplication and Division

Groups of 2

Or

Groups of 5

 

Week 8 – 27.02.16

Multiplication and Division

Groups of 5

Or

Groups of 10

 

Week 9 – 06.03.16

Fractions

Is it Half?

 

Week 10 – 13.03.16

Fractions

Is it Half?

Or

Halves and Quarters

 

Week 11 – 20.03.16

Comparing Numbers

Greater or Less Than to 100

Or

Arranging Numbers

 

Week 12 – 27.03.16

Number and Place Value to 100

Going Up

Or

Going Down

Or

LIVE Mathletics

 


Maths

Click here to download a booklet on helping your child with Maths in Term 1

Click here to download a booklet on helping your child with Maths in Term 2

Click here to download a booklet on helping your child with Maths in Term 3