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Homework for the week 01/01/2018 - Due back on 19/01/2018: (we will be using it in class on that day)

Following on from our studies in Computing about creating websites, I'd like you to decide the topic of your website (Check suitability with me 1st...) Then, start to compile your information - facts, images, links etc.

  • A minimum standard¬†will be someone deciding what they wish to base their website on, collecting information¬†& adding a piece of writing describing it.
  • Better work will be someone deciding what they wish to base their website on, collecting information, making a flow diagram / plan / spider diagram for the individual pages¬†& adding a piece of writing describing it.

You may present your work in any format, however, I will be looking for the following inclusions from our recent Literacy work:

  • Correct use of colons & semi-colons in the writing.
  • Excellent presentation & handwriting (work may be produced on a computer)
  • A detailed plan guiding the work.
  • Any research you have done to be attached to the final piece.

What I do not want:

  • Shabby work stuck in your learning journal.
  • work done on separate sheets. (apart from computer generated sheets)
  • copy & paste rubbish...

Any problems, please do ask & feel free to use items from your note books. Enjoy!

 

Incidentally... This is one Sienna made a few years ago -  https://fractionspercentagesdecimals.weebly.com/

No Homework?..

 

Oh yes! - here's a clue - check your weekly RYG scores...

 

Make sure you know your Times Tables off by heart - Boring eh? - not really, have a look here:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/times-tables

http://www.teachingtables.co.uk/

Homework for the week 08/12/2017 - Due back on 19/12/2017:

Following on from our studies in Topic about the Ancient Greeks, I'd like a piece of work which involves cooking / preparing food / writing about it, from this monumental culture. (Don't panic! - Can't cook anything? - find what they ate that didn't require cooking.)

 

  • A minimum standard¬†will be someone creating a particular food / dish & adding a piece of writing describing it.
  • Better work will be someone researching a particular food / dish eaten by the Ancient Greeks & adding a recipe / piece of writing describing it.

You may present your work in any format, however, I will be looking for the following inclusions from our recent Literacy work:

  • Correct use of colons & semi-colons in the writing.
  • Excellent presentation & handwriting (work may be produced on a computer)
  • A detailed plan guiding the work.
  • Any research you have done to be attached to the final piece.

What I do not want:

  • Shabby work stuck in your learning journal.
  • work done on separate sheets. (apart from computer generated sheets)
  • copy & paste rubbish...

Any problems, please do ask & feel free to use items from your Topic books & note books. Enjoy!

Websites to aid your deliberations...

https://bucketlistjourney.net/traditional-greek-foods-you-must-eat-in-greece/

https://www.thespruce.com/what-did-the-ancient-greeks-eat-1706101

http://www.historyforkids.net/greek-food.html

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/ancient-greece/what-did-ancient-greeks-eat/

https://www.thespruce.com/recipes-of-ancient-greece-1705714

Homework for the week 24/11/2017 - Due back on 04/12/2017:

Research, explanation, illustration & presentation.

This week, we have been looking at Fractions, a word which strikes fear into most children... We need to be able to teach someone what they are and what they can be used for. It is important that we understand what they mean & are able to explain this to anyone who asks; be they a year R child, or a parent...

 

Year V:

You are to create a poster or document to explain multiplying and dividing Fractions. You may choose one of the following audiences to present them to: KS2, Adult. It must be accurate, descriptive & illustrated with pictures or examples from real life. (Ask me for card etc. if you have none)

If you wish to extend your work, you may present it in the form of an Information text / non-chronological report.

 

This work will be shared with the whole class, that is why I am giving you until Monday the 4th of December. It must be completed by that day and be of sufficient quality that it can be used immediately. Any homework not to the required Stowting standard will be returned for replacement with a suitable example commensurate with your year group.

 

Advice:

Think out of the box, prepare a plan (which I'd like to see handed in as well) use your recent skills learnt in Literacy, Maths & Science - punctuation, extended sentences, Information texts, scientifically exact language, illustration with numerical examples. Research what exactly Fractions means to your chosen audience. If in doubt - ask! Finally, don't leave it until the last weekend - remember, I can smell your fear.... Last of all - enjoy it!

Homework for the week 10/11/2017 - Due back on 20/11/2017:

Following on from our studies in Topic about Athens & Sparta, I'd like a piece of work to present the differences between these two monumental cultures.

 

  • The simplest¬†work will be someone writing about the major points regarding Spartan & Athenian lives.
  • Improved¬†work will look at several points from each culture in detail & compare one with another.

You may present your work in any format, however, I will be looking for the following inclusions from our recent Literacy work:

  • Correct use of colons & semi-colons in the writing.
  • Excellent presentation & handwriting (work may be produced on a computer)
  • A detailed plan guiding the work.
  • Any research you have done to be attached to the final piece.

What I do not want:

  • Shabby work stuck in your learning journal.
  • work done on separate sheets. (apart from computer generated sheets)
  • copy & paste rubbish...

Any problems, please do ask & feel free to use items from your Topic books & note books. Enjoy!

No Homework?..

 

Oh yes! - here's a clue - check your weekly S******g.

Homework for the week 06/10/2017 - Due back on 16/10/2017:

Following on from our investigation of poetic description in Literacy, I‚Äôd like you to have a go at describing 5 household objects in poetic terms. To help: think about the perspectives we‚Äôve studied ‚Äď

personification, http://www.yourdictionary.com/personification

alliteration, http://www.yourdictionary.com/alliteration

simile http://www.yourdictionary.com/simile

and metaphor http://www.yourdictionary.com/metaphor

I won’t expect year 5 to use metaphor unless they feel adventurous!

Here‚Äôs an example ‚Äď look at the picture‚Ķ

"Steaming cauldron of swirling dark liquid, like a bottomless lake of intense caffeine. Steam launching off your burnished surface, the pungent wisps enticing me over. Enveloped in pure white porcelain, I long to plunge into your bitter heaven."

Do you get it? I didn‚Äôt mention the name of the object, just what I can do / smell / taste / feel / sound like. Have a go ‚Äď remember to use the spider diagram rough notes as we did in class‚Ķ

Homework 29.09.2017: (due back on 09.10.2017)

This week, your goal is to provide an explanation of how God is portrayed in the amazing three ways above , within the short passage of scripture you have been given (Downloads below)

What I DO NOT require:

  • messy, sloppy & last minute work.
  • one line answers / work with little or no thought.
  • writing which is obviously written¬†without passion, interest, individuality or care...

What I DO require:

  • a¬†homework which has been crafted with pride & reflects¬†the copious discussions we have had in class.
  • you to think out of the box & put in an amount of effort which you would do in class.
  • for you to have fun and enjoy your task.

I have enclosed the relevant scripture texts as a down load below.

Hint: Look up quality definitions of Omnipresent etc. prior to working...

You can provide the work in any format you choose.  Computer work, or written. Only individual work please.

Lastly... If you are not having fun, or are not totally absorbed by what you are attempting, stop, think and try another approach.  If learning isn't fun, it isn't worth doing. Good Luck.

 

Homework 16.09.2017: (due back on 25.09.2017)

This week, as you have worked incredibly hard in class, a treat to start - I require a new cover for your learning journal created.

What I DO NOT require:

  • messy, sloppy & last minute work.
  • a cover which is so thick, it will not function correctly.
  • a cover which has not been designed with passion, interest, individuality or care...

What I DO require:

  • a cover which has been crafted with pride & reflects you as an individual & the work that will be contained within it over the year.
  • you to think out of the box & put in an amount of effort which you would do in class.
  • for you to have fun and enjoy your task.

I have enclosed some amazing examples to stimulate your imagination - use them as something to fire yourself up - I am not expecting something to be exhibited in the Tate Modern, merely something which will reflect your own individual personality & what you enjoy in school.

Lastly... If you are not having fun, or are not totally absorbed by what you are attempting, stop, think and try another approach.  If learning isn't fun, it isn't worth doing. Good Luck.

Some examples of artistic excellence...

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