Spellings, reading (a minimum of 3 times a week) and times table practise at home will be assigned weekly by your class teacher.
Want to do more at home?
Here is a list of suggested extra tasks and projects which relate to your child's year group programme of study and topics.
Times table rockstars
Topmarks interactive games
Oswego times tables
Stop the Clock (Levels 2-5)
Oxford Illustrated Dictionary and Thesaurus
Topic: Anglo Saxons and Vikings
Interactive Anglo-Saxon Village - http://www.pastexplorers.org.uk/village/
Explore the Anglo-Saxon way of life - https://gridclub.com/activities/anglo-saxons
Explore the Viking way of life - https://gridclub.com/activities/viking
Watch a series of Viking Sagas - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/subjects/english/viking_sagas
Places to visit:
Stanwick Lakes - Anglo Saxon round house
Jorvik Viking Centre
Books to read
- Horrible Histories, Smashing Saxons
- Horrible Histories, Viscious Vikings
- Usborne, Norse Myths
- Usborne, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
- True Lives, The Viking Adventurer, Eric the Red
- Beowulf, Michael Morpurgo
Things to make and do
- Build a 3D model from Viking times (longship, helmet, shield, sword)
- Draw or paint a picture of a Viking warrior
- Design your own Anglo-Saxon rune
- Design and create your own Anglo-Saxon illuminated letter
- Create your own Anglo-Saxon house
- Dress up as someone from Viking times, take a picture and write a caption underneath to describe your story
- Research and write a list of the different parts of a Viking longship, e.g. shield
- Write a diary entry written from the point of a Viking villager whose home has been taken over by Anglo-Saxon warriors
- Research Viking Gods and design your own.
- Create a poster with your favourite facts about the Vikings/Anglo-Saxons
- Write your own secret message written in Anglo-Saxon runes
- Write a Viking myth.