Christmas Home Learning
A range of lessons from The Oak Academy
To listen to and join in with an explanation
In this lesson, we will meet Dr Explanation, who will explain why the king was amazed in the Talking Sweet Potato story. We will start to use the special word- because.
To map and speak an explanation
In this lesson, we will create a text map for the explanation and then talk the map using the word because.
Recognising the value of one penny and the values of other coins
In this lesson, we will learn the value of one penny and the other coins.
Exploring different combinations of coins for a given total of up to 10p
In this lesson, we will be exploring different combinations of coins to give a total amount up to 10p using a ten and five frame.
Exploring different combinations of coins with a total of up to 20p
In this lesson, we will be exploring different combinations of coins to give a total amount up to 20p using a number track.
Exploring giving change from ten pence
In this lesson, we will be exploring giving change from ten pence using a ten frame.
Year 1 & 2
To listen and respond to a set of instructions
In this lesson, we will be listening to a set of instructions in role about how to make a magic hat and answering questions to check our understanding.
To tell a set of instructions from memory
In this lesson, we will be learning to tell a set of instructions from memory using a four step process - Hear, Map, Step, Speak.
Year 3 & 4
To explore simple and compound sentences
In this lesson, we will revise our understanding of simple and compound sentences.
To revise our understanding of simple and compound sentences
In this lesson we will revise our understanding of simple and compound sentences.
To explore complex sentences
In this lesson, we will explore 'As' complex sentences and have a go at writing our own, based on the clip we watched in the first lesson.
To develop understanding of complex sentences
In this lesson, we will explore using 'As' adverbial complex sentences and complex sentences that have relative clauses in them. We will practise writing sentences throughout the lesson.
To identify and recognise angles
In this lesson, we will start to understand what the word ‘angle’ means. We will begin to identify angles within objects and shapes before we start to compare the size of angles.
To identify angles inside 2D shapes
In this lesson, we will review what an angle is. We will begin to explore various angles that are found inside 2-D shapes before noticing patterns between the number of sides and the number of angles.
To recognise right angles
In this lesson, we will be building on your angles learning and focusing specifically on right angles. We will explore these on their own, in shapes and in everyday objects.
To recognise obtuse and acute angles
In this lesson, we will be building on our angle knowledge by introducing the terms acute and obtuse for those angles which are smaller (acute) and greater (obtuse) than right-angles. We will have time to look at these angles separately and within different shapes.
Year 5 & 6
To explore the function of apostrophes
In this lesson, children will review the function of apostrophes before identifying how apostrophes have been used in different examples.
To explore subject, verb, object
In this lesson, children review word class in a sentence before reviewing knowledge of subject, verb and object. Following this, children practise identifying the subject, verb and object in a sentence, before writing their own sentence and identifying the subject, verb and object.
To develop a rich understanding of words associated with working hard
In this lesson, we will introduce new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and apply the vocabulary in sentences.
To explore the functions of a colon
In this lesson, we will practise using parentheses in the three forms (brackets, dashes and commas). Then we will explore why we use colons in writing and its uses. Each use will be looked at in more detail and then children will get to put their knowledge of the different uses into practice.
Solve problems involving the calculation of percentages of amounts
In today’s lesson, we will be learning to find a percentage of an amount, including using efficient strategies and looking at the link between percentages and fractions.
Solve problems involving the use of percentages for comparison
In this lesson, we will be solving problems involving the use of percentages for comparison.
Interpret Mean as an Average
In today’s lesson, we will explore averages before creating a formula for calculating the mean. We will then move on to find missing values using the mean.
Interpret Line Graphs
In today’s lesson, we will explore discrete and cumulative data and interpret different types of line graphs.
Identifying tempo: Changes in tempo
In this lesson, we will be learning about tempo (speed). We will learn the different Italian terms for fast and slow and identify changes in tempo.
Understanding pulse and rhythm
In this lesson, we are going to find the pulse and explore rhythm.
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