My apologies for the delay - a misunderstanding on my part.
I was not aware of the content in the letter to parents and thought that home-learning would start on Wednesday, after school update meetings today, as the decision for school closure was made late last night.
FLASHBACK MATHS - PRIOR LEARNING
► FIRST SESSION
► IT'S BREAK TIME
Get some fresh air for 20mins
Eat a healthy snack - drink plenty of fluids.
Toilet & wash your hands.
Let's get back to work!
TIME FOR LUNCH
See how many different colours you can have on your plate.
► AFTERNOON SESSION
Our topic this term is 'Changes.'
We are all living with many changes at the moment.
Corona virus is impacting on us all, but there are many other issues to consider e.g. pollution, global warming, poverty, homelessness.
We will learn about significant people who try to make a difference.
This can involve both historical and current changes being made.
Greta Thunberg is someone who is trying to make a difference.
Linking with our Outsiders work this morning - I am sure Greta Thunberg has often felt like an outsider.
She had many personal struggles before she became a public speaker with a strong message to share.
Watch this clip. She is only a few years older than you.
Do you think you could stand in front of a room full of adults and passionately explain about a cause which is important to you - could you persuade people to agree with you?
See if you agree with her.
BLUE, GREEN and PURPLE WORK
Your task is to think about an issue that is important to you.
What do you feel passionate about?
What do you feel needs to be improved in society?
Do some research about your cause/issue and then write a powerful and persuasive speech.
Persuasive text often includes: