Week starting Monday 27th April: learning from home
I hope you have enjoyed the first week of Ross Mackenzie's EVERNIGHT. There will be a new chapter for you to listen to every day again this week! Go to https://stonewithwoodford.edublogs.org/ to share your follow up comments after hearing each chapter.
HUGE CONGRATULATIONS WILLOW CLASS,
YOU ARE BRILLIANT!
YOU WON THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE SUMDOG COMPETITION!!!
EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU TOOK PART, 13 OF YOU COMPLETED THE WHOLE 1,000 QUESTIONS AND ALTOGETHER YOU EARNT AN INCREDIBLE AVERAGE SCORE OF 626! OUT OF ALL THE CHILDREN IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE WHO TOOK PART, 4 CHILDREN FROM WILLOW CLASS GAINED THE TOP 4 PLACES. WELL DONE.
Our topic work this week is art. We will be focussing on op art. Op art is short for 'optical art'. The word optical is used to describe things that relate to how we see. Have you seen an optical Illusion before? Op art works in a similar way. Artists use shapes, colours and patterns in special ways to create images that look as if they are moving or blurring. We will be finding out about famous op art artists and creating op art pieces of our own.
Here is a suggested daily timetable for you.
|9-9:30||PE with Joe Wicks https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1|
Maths - see details of daily lessons further down this page and if you have any time left over spend some time on SUMDOG
Daily reading time
(Listen to and read EVERBRIGHT: Ross MacKenzie)
Comment on the padlet https://stonewithwoodford.edublogs.org/
|2:00-3:00||Topic - ART this week. See details further down this page|
|3:00-3:10||Daily spelling practice|
Scroll down for details of Maths, English and Topic work below.
ALL THE SHEETS YOU NEED ARE ATTACHED BELOW THE TABLE. BUT YOU WILL NEED TO USE THE LINKS IN THE TABLE TO WATCH THE TUTORIALS AND ACCESS THE ANSWER SHEETS.
Again this week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday's Maths use the White Rose lessons. Make sure you navigate to find the correct lesson- look carefully at which week and lesson number I have written. Watch the tutorial, complete the work, mark your work. (Click on the photo opposite for simple instructions)
On Thursday you have "Problem of the day" BLUE questions.
On Friday, its Barvember- follow the links.
Remember, the Gloucestershire SUMDOG competition continues until 8pm on Thursday 30th APRIL. YOU CAN ANSWER 1,000 QUESTIONS - AS CAREFULLY AND ACCURATELY AS POSSIBLE - AND HELP US TRY TO WIN 6 MONTHS MORE SUBSCRIPTION FOR OUR CLASS!
|Year 5||Year 6|
Week 2 Lesson 4 Step 9 – Percentages as fractions and decimals
Week 2 Lesson 4 Step 2 – Introduce angles
Week 2 Lesson 5 Step 10 – Equivalent FDP
Week 2 Lesson 5 Step 3 – Calculate angles
Summer term Week 1 Lesson 1 – Step 1 Adding decimals within 1
Summer term Week 1 Lesson 1 Step 4 – Vertically opposite angles
Problem of the Day: Days 3 & 4 BLUE QUESTIONSFind KS2 answers at
Problem of the Day: Days 3 & 4 BLUE QUESTIONSFind KS 2 answers at
Barvember Monday 18th November Questions 1-4(answers found using same link)
Barvember Monday 18th November Questions 1-4(answers found using same link)
Daily Year 5 Maths Lessons https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zhgppg8/year-5-lessons/1
Maths challenges from BBC and White Rose (these are 'Family Challenges' and get gradually more difficult)
Daily Year 6 Maths lessons https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-lessons/1
Maths challenges from BBC and White Rose (these are 'Family Challenges' and get gradually more difficult)https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhvx6v4
TODAY'S CHAPTER OF EVERNIGHT by Ross Mackenzie
Chapter 10: Whispering Books
READING: We are now 1 week and 5 chapters into Ross Mackenzie's incredible story, EVERNIGHT. Listen on my YouTube channel to a new chapter each day. (If you have missed this don't worry; all the chapters are still there so you can catch up!) On our edublog https://stonewithwoodford.edublogs.org/ there is a new padlet where everybody needs to complete a written response after listening each day. Above the padlet it explains what you need to write. Mrs McCalmont and me will post comments and you can also add comments to each other's posts some days.
|Day||Padlet task https://stonewithwoodford.edublogs.org/|
|Monday 27th April||Chapter 6: Rain and Iron
…..one of the ironheart’s metal hooves came down upon it , crushing and shattering the umbrella as if it was made of fragile glass.
Describe the great metal horses made of iron and clockwork using a simile or metaphor.
Click on the pink circle picture below to open a post-it note. Write your first name and write in your ideas.
Remember that you need to check your spelling and punctuation. Read it out loud before you publish – check it sounds right.
When you’ve finished you can help others by commenting on their work – say something positive, ask a question and suggest an improvement – 2 stars and a wish
|Tuesday||Chapter 7: Tea Leaves and Trouble
Having a tea with Joe’s Granny, turns out to be a little stranger than Lara expected. Granny has special hidden skills and tells Lara some things about herself that come as a big surprise to everyone.
What did we discover about Lara? What questions doe this raise for the reader?
Create your post- it on the padlet below by clicking on the pink circle ??
Write your first name and then record your ideas.
Remember to check spelling and punctuation before you post by touching the padlet outside your box.
Chapter 8: Home
The focus in this chapter is Lara and her home.
We know that Lara wears a locket that is precious to her. Ross Mackenzie gives us several glimpses of it and tells us a little more about it’s history and what Lara knows about it.
Tell us 3 things that you’ve noticed about this locket so far. Post your ideas on the padlet below.
Click on the pink circle to open a post-it note, write your first name at the top and then record your ideas. Remember to read it out loud to check it sounds right, check the details -punctuation and spelling then click outside the post-it to submit.
|Thursday||Chapter 9: The White Witch
We learn about a new character Double Eight. At the end of the chapter he is finding it hard to sleep, why is this? What could be going through his mind? Was he worried or excited?
Tap on the pink circle on the padlet below to open your post-it note.
Write your first name at the top and then write your ideas.
Submit your post-it by tapping outside your box or hit the arrow.
|Friday 1st May||
Chapter 10 Whispering Books
After her conversation with Granny over a nice cup of tea, Lara seems to be more aware of the world of magic, witches and hags. She seems to drawn to areas of the city that she knows so well but seeing things through new eyes.
What interests you about this chapter? Are there any puzzles?
Please design a book mark that might have been on sale in the bookshop. Take a photo of it and upload it to your post-it by clicking on the arrow. Or you can access the camera function by clicking on the 3 dots in the top right hand corner of your post-it and choose the camera option and it will upload it straight from your phone or tablet.
Reading Comprehension: Many of you have begun using the comprehension website https://readtheory.org/ . If you haven't tried it yet ask your parents for your login details which have been emailed to them. (It starts with a few questions to match the texts to you- so read carefully and do your best. After that you can get really started.) We can see how you are getting on when we login.
WRITING: Your writing work this week is to continue to listen at 9:30-10:30 (or later if you can't listen live) to Pie Corbett and Deputy Mitchell on Radioblogging.net and join in with all the fun things to do. Those of you who are listening already will know that Stone with Woodford School gets lots of shout outs! Your writing is a real pleasure to be seeing on the site each day; keep it up! It would be great to see some of you who haven't yet posted have a try. There are short activities which you add to a padlet and then longer tasks which you can start during the programme and complete after the show has ended. All the teachers from Stone are listening, commenting on your writing and also taking part! Just click on the link below
100 word challenge: You can also complete the 100 word challenge https://100wc.net/ (if you post your writing on edublog we can see it there OR you might prefer to write on paper and use the Seesaw app to send me a photo of your work!
SPELLING: Find this week's lists attached below. Remember that a little practice each day is needed, then test yourself on Friday.
|CHECK OUT THE WORK CHILDREN HAVE PUT ON THE RADIOBLOG!||[pptx 9MB]|
|Spellings WC 27.4.20||[docx 694KB]|
TOPIC: Art (Op Art)
This week's topic work is art. We are focussing on Op art. Op art is short for 'optical art'. The word optical is used to describe things that relate to how we see. Have you seen an optical Illusion before? Op art works in a similar way. Artists use shapes, colours and patterns in special ways to create images that look as if they are moving or blurring. Op art started in the 1960s and Bridget Riley who is one of the main op artists.
Read about Op art and about the art of Bridget Riley and Frank Stella on the TATE MODERN website. Use the information you read to complete the quiz attached below.
a)Read the information on the TATE MODERN site:
b)Complete the quiz
Op art QUIZ
Read about Op art and about the art of Bridget Riley and Frank Stella on the TATE MODERN website. Use the information you read to complete this quiz.
If you want to learn more about Bridget Riley why not follow these links:
|Op art Quiz questions||[docx 14KB]|
|Op art Quiz answers||[docx 12KB]|
Create OP ART of your own and create a fun OP ART cube.
Below you will find 9 YouTube tutorials/demonstrations to teach you how to create your own OP ART pieces. Over the week, build up your skills by watching and listening carefully, then try these pictures for yourself. Pause the video to follow step by step.
Once you have created a wide range of your own op art pictures, choose your favourite six and draw one on each face of the cube net. Once they are all drawn, fold up the net into a cube and glue in place. You could construct cubes with different themes: black and white cube, a multi-coloured cube.
|cube net||[docx 17KB]|
How to make Op-Art sphere illusions
This tutorial shows you how to create fun and impressive Optical Illusion art using a pen, pencil and a ruler.
Make Op-Art Spirals that'll twist your eyes
In this tutorial you will discover how to create Op-Art spiral patterns using only straight lines.
Art John's Op Art
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a brilliant piece of art inspired by the Op-Art movement.
How to draw a 3D ladder
Tutorial by Joe Harris: How to draw a 3D ladder optical illusion.
Op Art tutorial
Tutorial by Karen Palmer
6 Optical Illusion Drawing Techniques & Patterns
Here are 6 patterns and techniques that you can use to create optical illusions while drawing.
GETTING A BIT MORE TRICKY NOW...
HOW TO PAINT LIKE BRIDGET RILEY WITH CIRCLE LINE |
TUTORIAL BY CANVAS
Op art with colour
Op Art, or Optical Art tricks the eye and makes a 2D drawing look 3D.