"Before Mount Everest was discovered what was the highest mountain in the World?" The answer is Mount Everest of course...it has always been the highest mountain even before it was discovered! Congratulations to all who were correct. First in Y5 was Lois and first in Y6 was Daniel.
► TUESDAY ASSEMBLY
Please watch this assembly - it was originally broadcast in May but is an interesting watch with some things relevant to us at the moment
► WAKE ME UP WORKOUT
Joe Wicks is taking a day off today so below are two alternative workouts to wake you up...
Here is a special workout - try it to revise some skills...The Teamwork Mash-up! Click below..
► DAILY GRAMMAR BOOST - commas in sentences
Click to go to the grammar boost and watch the short film and try the short activities...
► COMPUTING - esafety
Let's remind ourselves of the basic rules. Watch the video below...
The internet is a great way to find out about information and ideas.
But there are thousands of websites and it can be difficult to know what to trust.
It is important to be able to work out what is reliable.
Click below and do the LEARN section only and then RETURN here.
► TOPIC - digital art and photography
See the wonderful artwork from yesterday below. If you've not yet had a go, look back at yesterday's topic work.
Yesterday you used a digital art package to recreate artwork done using paint and brushes.
A form of digital art work that is very popular today is that of digital photography. I bet you have all taken lots of photos.
Watch the film below to see the history of photography....
With the invention of mobile phones and tablets we have a powerful digital camera in our hands to capture images whenever we choose. We also have tools that enable us to edit, manipulate or add special effects to these images creating new and exciting pieces of art...
You will need a camera on your phone or a tablet.
Take a photograph of something in your house from an unusual angle or very close up or with a special filter on. Choose your object, angle and effects very carefully - like an artist. Send it/them to me with the answer(s) and I'll make them all into a quiz for others to guess.
Here are some I've taken.... can you guess what they are?
Use a photograph to create a digital jigsaw puzzle
Watch the video below to find out how...
Take an amazing photo and send it to me. Look at some of the tricks photographers go to to create art (always check with your grown-up before trying some of these)...
Listening to someone read a story is a great way to relax and unwind.
We are lucky that, at the moment, we have some fantastic stories being read by famous people and excellent story-tellers that are wonderful to enjoy.
Choose a story from below to listen to. Choose somewhere to relax and enjoy it.
David Walliams is reading a new story this week...AWFUL AUNTIE
Norse Myth: Last week I shared a Norse myth with you. Here is another Norse myth to listen to:
Audio Library: Fancy something different? Visit our audio library where you can listen to a *HUGE VARIETY* of books and stories! Find somewhere comfortable...click below and then choose a story to listen to.
► WHAT ELSE?
EXTRA LEARNING, SKILLS & EXPERIENCES
PE SUMMER SPORTS CHALLENGE FOR EVERYONE
Follow the link below for full details....
- practise your spelling from yesterday: use the links yesterday to access the learning games
- are you keeping up with your regular reading and recording it in your orange reading diary?
- we need to keep these memorised - remember TTRockstars or search for 'Hit the Button'.
Today's interactive wordsearch click here
Today's interactive crossword click here
Today's interactive sudoku click here