Emerald Home Learning Page


Here is a suggested time table guide. feel free to adapt it to suit your home learning needs. Most importantly remember to take breaks and enjoy your learning.

A HUGE well done to Katie, Oliver, Mia Ebe and Alfie for completing the recommended time on SumDog. 

RE/forest school learning.  As we approach the Easter break I thought it would be good to get creative, I know how much you love forest school in Emerald Class so I have made an Easter Garden.  Below you can see some pictures.  I would like you to get creative, you can make it from anything you have laying around in your garden or you can find some things when you are out for your walks.  please send in your photos, I look forward to seeing them.  Mrs Borritt.   

Week 14’s tasks to complete for week commencing 13th July 2020

Maths Tasks

  • Warm-up starters - Practice your times tables on either SumDog and Hit the Button
  • Monday to Thursday - Complete the Summer Week 9 daily activities on the White Rose Websites. I have uploaded editable worksheets so that you do not have to print off. Here are the links for each year groups video teaching clips https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/  Remember to use the online teaching clip to support you with your understanding as this is free to access.
  • Friday - Complete the arithmetic non-unit fractions of amounts calculations. Year 3’s 3, 4 & 8 times tables. Year 4’s 7, 9 & 12 times tables. Task 2, show the representation of ‘dividing into groups’ using resources. Once complete, extend your learning further by creating one-step or two-step word problems.

English Reading, Writing and Spellings Tasks

  • Complete the subordinating conjunctions daily tasks. Year 3 & 4 - LO: To revise similes and metaphors and use them in our descriptive writing. This task can be found on the Bitesize website. Here’s the link for the Year 3/4 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmg6pg8

Monday – Complete the similes and metaphors quiz.

Tuesday – Complete the metaphor table for Y3, complete the metaphor table and then create one for the similes - Y4.

Wednesday – Place the correct phrase into the right columns.

Thursday – Watch the clip then create five similes and five metaphors for an animal from the clip.

Friday – Create your own poem about an animal using similes and metaphors.

  • Practice the Spelling frame rules number 19, for words that sound like the letter 'ei' but are spelt ‘ei, eigh or ey’. If you go onto the web link, you will find a section for you to practice and take your test. Feel free to screen shot your results and send them in to me.
  • Complete your star reader quizzes for the books you have read. https://ukhosted85.renlearn.co.uk/2232130/default.aspx Your username is the first letter of your first name and the four letters of your surname, the password is ABC.
  • Create a set of interview questions to the main character. For your book reviews, as if they were a real person and you had the opportunity to interview them. Remember to relate your questions to the type of character they are and the storyline. If you need a new book, go onto Oxford Owl to find a book matched to your level or https://Ukhosted85.renlearn.co.uk/2232130


Project Tasks

  • State of Matter.

Day 1 – Complete the state of matter crossword.

Day 2 & 3 - Create a poem about the water cycle, remembering to include the process of each state of matter - the solid, liquid and gases. Use the example below to help you create your own version by looking closely at the each line, the verses and repeated patterns. Plan your poem by jotting down the state of matter words that need to be included, then write down the processes and what it means before creating your poem.

Day 4 – Carry out the comparing gases test.

Day 5 – Play the state of matter game with your family. Remember to upload pictures.

  • Achievements with Gratefuls – Reflect on your last week by telling us about what achievements you have successfully completed over this week that has made others appreciate you or that you are proud of and what you are grateful for.

All these can be found on Google Classroom with more details and examples. Don’t forget to share your work by uploading online or turning it in on Google Classroom. Remember you can just upload photographs of your work if it is easier. 


If you have any problems please send myself or Mrs Cheetham a message via the support email or privately on Google Classroom/Chat. We will try our very best to reply back as soon as we can but please remember if we can’t reply straight away it’s because we are in school teaching. Our schools days have now changed to Monday to Friday.

Don’t forget our weekly Google Meets, which is scheduled for Friday 10am for Year 3’s and 10:30am for Year 4’s.

Thank you for all your hard work over this home learning period. We are really enjoying see so much AMAZING work turned in from you all! This week we will announce who has inspired us over this lockdown period.

We look forward to the last Google Meet, planned for Friday morning.


Have a fabulous week ;o)


Other Useful Websites

Classroom Secrets Learning Packs - These packs are split into different year groups and include activities linked to reading, writing, maths and practical ideas you can do around the home.


Other Timetabled links for daily activities

9.00am - PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
10.00am - Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com
11.00am - English with David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
12.00pm - Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/
1.00pm - Music with Myleene Klass https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ
1.30pm - Dance with Darcey Bussel https://twitter.com/diversedancemix/status/1241098264373592065
2.00pm - History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package
4.00pm - Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) https://www.instagram.com/theocooks 


This week's Learner of the week is....


because she worked really hard this week and managed to complete all her tasks yesterday. She also got to grips with decimals, especially transferring decimals and relating them to money.

Well done Lori!  

Next week it could be you!

Previous Learners of the Week were:

03.07.20 Indie Mai - because she has mad a great start back at school. She was focesed and showed her understanding of the work she was asked to do.

26.06.20 Ged - because he was determined and focused while completing his English work this week in school and his completed work was A-Ma-Zing!

19.06.20 Ebe - who created a fantastic slideshow brochure of his favourite place to visit. His range of pictures and detail wowed Ms Kwok so much that she wants to go and visit the place too!

12.06.20 April - because of the effort and perseverance she has shown while learning to find fractions of amounts this week.

05.06.20 Mishka - has been putting an amazing amount of time and effort into completing all her tasks.

23.05.20 Emily C. - has been putting an amazing amount of effort and time into all her tasks, and when she needs extra support she's not afraid to ask.

16.05.20 Oliver - has been working really hard and completing all of the tasks that are set every week.

08.05.20 Alfie - has been working really hard and has created an amazing crazy pet story/poem.

01.05.20 Alex and Hope - have been working really hard and putting lots of effort into their homes school learning.

24.04.20 Emily H. - who has been proactively seeking advice on how she can improve her work, taking the advice on board and putting it into practise.

03.04.20 Katie - for her amazing slides that explained every step of her learning.

27.03.20 Quinn - for taking on board Ms Kwok's feedback and making the improvements to the rest of her newspaper articles. 

Well done Alfie,Oliver and Quinn for sending in your pictures of NHS staff.

Keep Reading!

Well done to Ged for keeping up his reading. Ged read a story to his cousin.