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Joe Wicks is back for another week to motivate us for our love for PE. Please subscribe to his YouTube channel below to take part in his live PE lessons from 9-9.30am. Remember it is important to stay fit and active even though you are indoors.


This term, as part of your reading learning, you are required to use Bug Club everyday for 30 minutes and then spend the other 30 minutes of your reading session to complete another reading activity we will provide.


When using Bug Club, it is important you are answering the questions carefully, by referring to the text to find the correct evidence to support your answers. Your teachers will be monitoring your answers carefully, so ensure you are putting in the same effort that you would at school.


When answering reading comprehension and vocabulary questions, remember to be using taught techniques from school and annotate the questions and text, remembering to also refer to the text in your answers to support your points. A good tip is to read the questions first before you read the text, so you have a rough idea on where the clues for the questions and answer may be. 


It is important you are reading everyday to help you develop your reading skills as well as learn new vocabulary, which will make your spoken language and writing even better! These skills will help you later on in life and out of school, not just for your learning in school so please ensure you are reading regularly. 



Bug Club website link . 


LO: To know how to organise ideas around a theme.

You will begin your writing today. You will write your introduction and the first paragraph of your main body. Remember to begin with a title for your non-chronological report.



Your introduction should begin with a hook sentence – there are many ways to do that: a short, powerful sentence, emotive language or a rhetorical question, decide which may best fit your writing. Explain a bit about what daily lives were like during the Ancient Egyptian era and briefly introduce the three main paragraphs you will be writing.


First main paragraph

Your first main paragraph should begin with a subheading which tells the reader what the paragraph will be about. Begin with a topic sentence that details what the paragraph will be about. Include details about the topic, linking ideas with phrases and adverbials. Don’t forget to refer to the success criteria for guidance of what else you need to include.


Please edit your writing when you have finished.



Please use the link above to access the daily Maths lessons on BBC Bitesize. When you click on the link, you will see various subjects, click Maths and follow the instructions on the screen. Home learning focus will be on there daily. Each lesson will include a variety of activities, worksheets and videos. Complete all your learning in your book and Seesaw the work you have been doing daily, after self-marking the activities (answers will be found under the relevant activities). 


Once you have finished your learning on BBC Bitesize, it is crucial you spend at least 20minutes on MyMaths or Times Table Rockstars (swapping between them each day), to ensure you are reviewing your learning and revising your maths skills making them stronger. Please let your teachers know on Seesaw if you are struggling to log on. 


My Maths website link .

Times Table Rockstars website link . 


LO: To know the main events of Ancient Egypt.

You need to:

1. Go through the PowerPoint.

2. Using the information on the PowerPoint, you need to create a timeline of the main events, starting from 3100 BC to 30 BC.



3100 BC – 2950 BC 2950 BC

Hieroglyphics are first used Memphis is built


2950 BC – 2575 BC

The first Egyptian pyramid is built


3. After the timeline activity, you need to write brief information under each event (use  the information on the PowerPoint and your own research to help you).