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Homework Grids Autumn Term 2018

FSU Autumn Term 

 Please support your child in choosing and completing an average of one activity a week in their homework books.

 

1.  Tell someone what you are most looking forward to about returning/ starting school.(Parents please record this in the book)   4. Draw a picture of something you did
in
the summer holidays.

7. Share a story book with a water
theme
with an adult (e.g
Commotion in the ocean, Smiley
Shark, fidgety fish, 10 little
pirates) 
Please let us know which book
you have
read.


2. Make soup with an adult. What
vegetables did you use? We would love
to see photos of what you made.   

5. Practise counting to 20. 8. Go on a walk and see if you
can see any 
signs of Autumn.

3. Earn to zip up your coat by yourself   


6. Find three pairs of shoes from three different
people. Who has the smallest shoes? Who has the biggest shoes?
Can you put them in order from 
smallest to biggest?

9. Practise writing your name.

 

 

 

 

Please don’t hesitate to speak to a member of staff if you would like clarification of any of the tasks. Enjoy!

 

Year 1/2 Autumn Term 

 

Below is a choice of 9 different tasks for you to complete for your homework.

It is up to you which tasks you complete and in which order each week,

 

Please hand in on a Friday.

 


1 - Learn the order of the months of the year. What is the month and date of your birthday? What about the rest of your family? Do any of your share the same month?
4-

Play a board game with your family.

What skills have you used
7 - Read a traditional story with a family member. Can you re-tell the story to
each other? Can you make up actions to
help you?
2 - Can you make a matching pairs game using numbers and pictures? 5 - Look around the house and outside,
what 2D shapes can you see? Draw the shapes you find.

Can you see and name any 3D shapes?
8 - Have a go at identifying 

odd and even numbers. Can you spot a pattern?

Can you write a rule about what you have found out?

3 - Can you make observational drawings of your family?

Can you make make a self portrait of yourself using 2D shapes.

6 - How many….?

Days in a week?

Months in a year?

Days in a month?

9 - Make up a homework of your choice.
This can be anything you want. Your
own interests or something you fancy learning about.

 

 

Remember you can be as creative as you like with these tasks.

In addition, please read every day, practise spellings and the common exception words which the children need to be able to read and write by the end of the year.

 

Year 3/4 Autumn Term 

 

 This term's grid to come. Please check your child's Homework book for the grid.

  

Below is a choice of 9 different tasks for you to complete for your homework. The tasks that are starred ( * ) are compulsory - you must complete them. It is up to you which tasks, and levels, you complete each week and hand in on a Thursday.

Remember you can be as creative as you like with these tasks.

Task 1: PSHE

Create a piece of work that reflects a new beginning you have experienced. This could be related to something in school (starting a new school or class) or something outside of school (moving house, joining a new club).

 

Must: I can create a piece of work based on a new beginning

Should: I can explain my thoughts and feelings at the time of my new beginning

Could: I can explain how other people may have felt at the time of my new beginning  


Task 2: Maths

Create a 3x3 magic square puzzle for someone else to solve (remember to include the puzzle and the answer). Ask Miss Sherwood if you’d like a
template and an example.

 

 

Must: I can + numbers up to 15 in a magic square puzzle

Should: I can + or - numbers up to 30 in a magic square puzzle

Could: I can + or – numbers over 30 in a magic square puzzle

 

Task 3: Literacy

Write a piece work based on one of the topics we are covering this term (e.g. famous artists, light, The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark, The Journey, etc). It could be a story, a diary entry, a newspaper article, an explanation text, a poem or any other genre you can think of.

 

Must: I can use capital letters, ending punctuation

( . ? ! ) and make sure my sentences make sense

Should: I can use conjunctions (because, when, if, etc) to join my sentences and paragraphs organise my ideas

Could: I can use different ways to open my sentences and a wider range of punctuation ( , “ ” )

Task 4: Art/Design Technology

Create a piece of work based on your favourite artist, architect or designer.

 

Must: I can use one medium/material in a traditional way

Should: I can use more than one medium/material, sometimes using it in different ways

Could: I can use a range of different mediums/materials in a range of different ways

Task 5: Literacy

Write a reply to this term’s letter to you from Miss Sherwood.

 

Must: I can use capital letters, ending punctuation

( . ? ! ) and make sure my sentences make sense

Should: I can use conjunctions (because, when, if, etc) to join my sentences and paragraphs organise my ideas

Could: I can use different ways to open my sentences and a wider range of punctuation ( , “ ” )

Task 6: Science

Design a new product or phenomenon based on light.

 

Must: I can describe what my new product or phenomenon does 

Should: I can describe how my new product or phenomenon works

Could: I can explain the effect of my product or phenomenon will have on people/the environment/animals

Task 7: PE

Research or create a new sport that uses some of the skills needed for football. This could be foot-golf, football rounders or something you have created yourself.

 

Must: I can explain the rules of the sport

Should: I can play the sport

Could: I can evaluate the sport and make suggestions on how to improve it and make it easier/harder

Task 8: RE

Create a piece of work that retells the Last Supper. It could be a written piece, a piece or artwork, an animation or something else.

 

Must: I can retell the key events of the Last Supper

Should: I can share some thoughts and feelings that the people in the Last Supper may have had

Could: I can make links with my own life/modern life and the Last Supper

Task 9: Free Choice

 

 Please check with Miss Sherwood that the task you would like to carry out is suitable for your homework

 

Year 5/6 Autumn Term 

Please keep an eye on Activelearn for grammar, maths games along with guided reading books and Mathletics for maths games. Please read at least 4 times a week at home!

 


Take a brisk walk for 30 mins and monitor your pulse and breathing rate every ten minutes. Record your results. You’ll need a timer to help you.

 

Imagine you are a drop of blood. Write the journey that you will go on through the human body. Remember your interesting vocabulary and openers. Make a cake which includes one of your 5 a day (healthy ingredients) E.g. carrot cake, banana loaf, courgette cake.
Create a PowerPoint explaining how the heart works. Include interesting facts and pictures.
Write a letter to a famous athlete asking them how they have become successful in their sport. Ask about their diet, training/exercise and lifestyle!

Write a paragraph to describe how we breathe. Include interesting scientific vocabulary.

Create a poster encouraging people to look after their body. You may need to do some research to help you!

Design your own exercise regime/game. Think about warm ups you have done in PE to help you. Draw, label and describe it with adjectives. How many words can you make out of ‘HUMAN CIRCULATORY SYSTEM?’ You can only use each letter once.

 

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