PSHE- 30 minutes
English- 30 minutes
Maths- 30 minutes
Reading- 20 minutes
Spellings- 15 minutes
PSHE - Anticipation
Today we are thinking about anticipation. This means excitement about something that is going to happen in the near future or a feeling of preparing for something to happen.
First we are going to relax our bodies and minds in our Calm-ME-Time.
Sit on a chair and ask a grown-up to do this with you.
Calm ME session 4
We can think of anticipation as 'looking forward' to something you want to happen.
What are you looking forward to most when you return to school? Seeing your friends? Learning new things? Being in a new class?
Make a list of these things you are looking forward to.
When we look forward to something, it can help us feel positive – we can feel excited and hopeful; and sometimes those positive feelings can help keep us going us during difficult experiences.
There are lots of ways to practise being positive such as :-
- Saying well done to yourself when you do something that you’re proud of.
- Write or draw one thing that makes you smile every day.
- Remind yourself of something you are looking forward to and why.
- Look at both sides of a situation: you might feel disappointed that you didn’t have the birthday party you planned… but it was still fun, and you will always remember it because it was so different.
Now create or draw a picture of yourself with a speech bubble. Inside the speech bubble write how you can make the most of your learning and how you can bring positivity to your learning.
English: Out of the window Eye Spy
We've all spent a lot of time looking out of the window over the last few weeks. After a while, I started to notice things that I had not really seen before. I have two robins who live in the garden but they don t like each other. There is the scruffy robin and the well kept robin. They argue.
I thought I would write a list poem about the things that I can see out of the window that interest me. To make the poem more interesting, I chose secret things that I think no one else would spot unless they had spent a lot of time looking! This sort of poem is another list poem but it is about real things. I called it eye spy because of the old game.
Now read this 'Eye Spy' poem by Pie Corbett. You can hear me read it by clicking below.
When you are writing, you can make things sound more real and build the picture for the reader by naming things
Try to name things so don t write about a flower but name it, e.g. a poppy, daisy or rose. Naming things helps the reader to see what you are writing about. You are trying to notice details, bring them alive for the reader and make them sound real.
Now write your own Eye Spy poem. Start each line with Eye Spy...