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St Matthew's CE Primary School

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Please use this page to see what learning we are doing in class each week. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to self isolate or wait for a test, then you can pick up the learning for that day/week. The resources for the lessons will be attached below and referred to clearly within each activity. If you have any difficulties, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Ongoing activities to be completed daily: 

1. Reading your banded reading book from school for at least 10 minutes. If you have finished these, you can read a book from home and record it into your yellow reading journal. 

2. Times Table Rockstars: Practise your set times tables for at least 10 minutes each day. If you are at home and need to be moved to the next level, please get in touch. 

W.C. 28.9.20



Ongoing Activity:

Continue to read your reading book every day for 10 minutes.


Read the extract of ‘The Fire Children’ by Eric Maddern.

Resource: ‘The Fire Children’ by Eric Maddern


Identify the noun phrases (adjective + noun) in the given extract.

Resource: Guided Reading Tuesday Resource


Read p 9-10 of ‘The Fire Children’ and answer the questions by selecting and retrieving the answers from the text.

Resource: Guided Reading Wednesday Resource


Summarise the key events that have happened in the story so far. Re-read the extract and write your own summary in no more than 5 sentences.


 Practise these spellings daily using rainbow write, look, cover, write, check or picture words.

wild      child      children       find

kind      mind      behind        climb


Monday: To establish the meaning of key nouns.

Look at the nouns in the resource below. Sort the words into the traffic lights which are below to show whether you know what the word means or not. Then use a dictionary to find the meaning of the words that you are unsure of. Can you create your own story using the bag of nouns? 

Resource: Monday English Task

Tuesday: To identify and discuss the sequence of events in a story.

Watch the following reading of the story ‘Stone Age Boy’ by Satoshi Kitamura.

Create a story map to show the sequence of events from the beginning to the end of the story. You could use pictures and words on your story map. Then try to retell the story to a family member in your own words

Wednesday: To use capital letters, full stops, question marks and  exclamation marks to demarcate sentences.

Complete the BBC Bitesize lesson:

Thursday: To use capital letters, full stops, question marks and  exclamation marks to demarcate sentences.

Complete the worksheet below by including the correct punctuation, depending on the sentence type that you are writing.

Resource: Thursday English Resource


Monday: To recap addition and subtraction facts to 20.

Complete the BBC Bitesize lesson: Number bonds to 10 and 20  

Tuesday: To recognise number bonds to 100.

Use your knowledge of your number bonds to 10 to work out your number bonds to 100. Fill in the missing numbers to complete the number sentences.

Resource: Maths Activity Tuesday

Wednesday: To find 100 more or less than a 3-digit number

Watch the following you tube video:

Now complete the attached worksheet below where you will need to find 100 more or less than a given number.

Resource: Maths Activity Wednesday.

Friday: To find 10 more or less than a 3-digit number.

Watch the following you tube clips.

Finding 10 more than a 3-digit number:

Finding 10 less than a 3-digit number:


Theme: The Stone Age

Where is Skara Brae?

Carry out some internet research to find out where Skara Brae is and what it is like there.  Here are some key questions to find the answers to… You could use Google Earth to help you.

What is the landscape like? Is it rural? Is it built up?

What features are there? E.g. sea? Rivers? Mountains?

Why might people want to live on an island?

Thinking about it’s physical features, why is it beneficial?

What physical and human features can you notice around skara brae?

What is similar about the environment compared to Blackmoor?

What is similar and what is different