Dragonflies Home Learning 15.06.2020
Literacy (1 hour):
SPAG: Adverbs – An adverb tells you when, how or why how much something is done. Below is a poster showing the different types of adverbs that can be used. Today, we will focus on “How” adverbs which end with an “ly” (This is a useful poster to have so feel free to save it and use for future activities)
Choose an appropriate adverb for these sentences.
The ballerina _______ danced on the stage.
The boy ________ built a tower of bricks.
After a long flight, we made it home _____.
Dad closed the door_______ as he whispered goodnight.
I _____ called for my friends as we played in the park.
This week, we will be learning about measurement, in particular, length and height. Your task for today is to create a poster telling me all you know about measuring length and height. You can write and draw the things you already know about this. You can also include any questions you may have about measurement.
Here are some key words you can include: cm, m, mm, measuring tape, height, length, ruler, metre stick
Here are some key questions:
What does cm, m, mm stand for?
What tools do we use to measure length and height?
What is the tallest building you know?
How tall are you or the people in your family?
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please have a ruler ready to use for this week.
Imagine you have a new pet and it turns into a human, your task is to create a character profile for your pet. Draw a picture of the pet and give it a name. Around the picture, write what the pet likes, how it feels, what it could say, how it feels being turned into a human and what it wants to do as a human.
An adverb tells you when, how or why how much something is done. Below is a poster showing the different types of adverbs that can be used. Today, you will be adverb detectives!
This week, we will be learning about measurement, in particular, length and height.
EXTENSION:Find 3 objects in your house and use a ruler to measure them.
What does a flower need to grow? Below is a flower with its parts labelled. I would like you to draw and label your own flower and then write down the things you think the flower needs to grow.
An adverb tells you when, how or why how much something is done. Using your poster, look at the “When” column. These adverbs tell us when something has happened. Fill in the blanks in the sentences below using the “when” adverbs.
I woke up _____ in the morning and had a big breakfast.
My little sister _____ wants to play the games that I want.
I enjoyed seeing my friend when he came over to play _____.
We’re going to stop by the shops _____ to get some snacks.
________, my mum is taking my brother and me to the cinema.
Using these key facts, convert the measurements below using mm and cm. 1cm is the same as 10 mm which means you multiply the cm by 10. 10 mm is the same as 1 cm which means you divide it by 10.
EXTENSION:Convert these measurements:
35 cm = ____ mm
73 cm = ____mm
1000 cm = ___ mm
Here is an image of the “eat well plate”. This shows what a healthy meal should have. Your task is to choose one item from each section to create your own perfect healthy meal. Draw these items on a plate and give your dish a name.
An adverb tells you when, how or why how much something is done. Using your poster, look at the “How often” column. These adverbs tell us how often or how many times something has happened. Fill in the blanks in the sentences below using the “How many” adverbs.
I _______ brush my teeth in the morning and before bedtime.
I have a _______ subscription to my favourite magazine.
My dentist told me that I should use floss ______.
I am ________ on time for my piano lessons.
________, my brother plays the games that I want to play.
An adverb tells you when, how or why how much something is done. Using your poster look at the “Where” column. These adverbs tell us where something has happened. Fill in the blanks in the sentences below using the “Where” adverbs.
Jack looked ______ for his keys but he couldn’t find them.
When it’s too hot, Anna likes to read _____ the house.
I went ______ to use the bathroom.
The flowers will be planted _____ by the bush.
The birds fly high _____ the trees.
RE:That Special Someone
Think about someone in your life that is special to you. Think about what they are like and their personality. Draw a picture of them using the template below or make your own picture frame. Then write why they are special to you and why you chose them.