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Week 3

Tuesday 19th January

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Monday 18th January

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Locating volcanoes video

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Week 2

Thursday 14th January - Science

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To watch the clip on how fossils are made, click on the link below:
Click the link above to see examples of the volcanoes that were made at home this week!

Wednesday 13th January

Geography - Volcanoes

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Wednesday activity 1:

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Wednesday activity 2:

Please click on the link below to access a quiz covering your rocks and volcanoes knowledge from the past 2 weeks. You can use any of the resources from the website, your books or even Google!


The results come back to Mrs Clarke so please put your name down on Question 1.

Tuesday 12th January 

Volcanoes - Geography

1. Please watch these videos (the top one first) before accessing the learning below:

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2. Today's reading is on the link below.

Useful pages for each group are:

- Phonics Groups 1 and 2 up to page 7.

- Phonics Groups 3 and 4 up to page 11.

- Phonics Group 5 - the whole thing. 

3. The link below is the activity for the lesson. The first page is an example of a volcano with the labels that I would like you to use on your model. You don't need to print this out and fill it in (unless you want to!) but please make sure that however you create your model, you use the labels from the first sheet. 


4. The second page has the questions that I'd like you to answer after reading the presentation or watching the videos. I don't expect you all to do all of the questions. 

- Phonics Groups 1 and 2, please complete questions 1 and 2. 

- Phonics Groups 3 and 4, please answer questions 1, 2 and 3. 

- Phonics Group 5, please answer all of the questions. 

Examples for your model

Remember that we need to see the inside of the volcano so that you can show where the magma rises up through the magma chamber, throat and vent.

Monday 11th January

Mary Anning - History

Some of the words in this lesson will be challenging for your children to read. Please encourage them to listen to Mrs Clarke on the video and pause it when they get to a word they find tricky. They can repeat the word and practise saying it themselves. There are separate question sheets for children who may need some support with finding information in a lengthy text - the relevant section of the text has been cropped and placed beneath the appropriate question. If your child doesn't need this support, please encourage them to scan the text to find a section that might contain the answer they need. 


Please do not expect your child to answer all of the questions, unless they are happy to do so. For those finding this challenging, three or four questions will be enough. 

Mary Anning History lesson

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Week 1

Thursday 7th January - Science - How are rocks used?

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Wednesday 6th January - Geography

For an extra challenge, can you write (in your own words) what the different types of plate boundaries are? Maybe you could build some models using Lego or something similar and send me some photos?! 


Some of the plates move towards each other.

Some of the plates pull away from each other.

Some of the plates slide against each other. 

Use the slides to find their names and describe what happens at the boundaries (earthquakes, volcanoes etc.)

Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics Theory

There are some slightly different phrases and words in this video, but the animations should be helpful in demonstrating how the tectonic plates move due to continental drift.
The children in school have made a PowerPoint to demonstrate their understanding of the different tectonic plate boundaries. Hopefully it will help you if you're finding some of the words a little confusing like we were to begin with!