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Summer Holiday Home-Learning
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Below are some more fun activities for you and everyone at home...remember to keep growing and developing our brains, our skills, and our bodies!
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Kids' Yoga 
Challenge yourself to perfect some yoga poses. 
 
How long can you hold the 'tree' for, or the 'downward dog' or the 'eagle'?
How much more flexible can you become?
Standing with straight legs, can you touch your toes?
Can you rest your head on your knees?
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Try shadow drawing in our beautiful sunshine!
See below for some ideas
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Try the 30 Day Art/DT Challenge!
Click on the image below
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Develop Your Skills of Origami.
Watch and follow some of these helpful videos below! 
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Draw With Rob!
Illustrator, Rob Biddulph, has started to upload regular drawing tutorials on Twitter and YouTube; these are great as you can watch, pause, copy, and play until you have created wonderful drawings just like Rob's!
 
If you want to, you can share your own drawing with him using #DrawWithRob - remember to ask your parents' permission first.
 
Happy Drawing!
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Feet and Hand Printing
If you don't fancy drawing, try painting but with using your feet, hands, and fingers!
 
 
Look at some of the examples below.
How creative and imaginative can YOU be?
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'Say cheese!' - Let's talk about photography! 
Ask permission from your adults to use a camera or phone to capture wonderful artistic images around your home.
  
Glance at the examples below...take an everyday object and turn it into a work of art...remember about 'perspective' and 'scale' from our art lessons!
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Let's Explorify!
Click on the link below and sign up to discover Explorify. 
There are many different things on this website to investigate, observe, and explore!
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Try some of the science tasks from Science Sparks below, or click here for other interesting, experimental tasks!
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National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth: Live Shark Feed!
 
As the Aquarium is currently closed to members of the public, they thought they’d do a LIVE Shark & Turtle feed from the top of their Atlantic Ocean exhibit and share it with us all! 
 
Watch to find out some interesting facts about the Amazing Animals that live in their largest and deepest tank – the LARGEST in the UK!
 
There will be more lives videos to come - maybe ask your mum or dad to see when the next one is happening and you can ask them some questions as they stream live from the Aquarium. You can even let them know what Live videos you’d like to see next!
 
Enjoy!
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If you fancy researching and learning some interesting History facts, then click on the BBC Bitesize KS2 History image below. 
There are many fascinating history topics...ranging from Prehistoric Britain to Post World War 2;  Ancient Greece, Egypt, and Rome;  Famous People Throughout History;  and information on how to develop your historical skills.
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If you want to learn about History in a funny way, remember our brilliant 'Horrible Histories'.
Click on their website image below. 
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Geography
Take a look at this fantastic website with lots of geographical facts and skills for you to develop
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Geography Sheet!
If you fancy a challenge, you can print off the below geography sheet and try to complete all the labels.
Can you research and name all the countries and oceans to get all the answers correct?
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Keep learning your Modern Foreign Languages
Investigate the below resources to help challenge your French knowledge. Remember we are learning numbers; colours; animals; greetings; and introducing yourself.
 
If you are up for a challenge, look at learning some other available languages, such as Spanish, Italian, German, Japanese, etc.
TT Rockstars!
Use your logins to practice your timetables

Maths Home Learning with the White Rose Maths Hub

A fantastic website which is linked directly to the maths curriculum at Elburton - children can access tutorials, activities and have the opportunity to check their answers.

Click here

Top Marks Maths

A web page full of number games and activities for you to play and enjoy.

Remember, challenge yourself to beat your last score!

Click here or the image below

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The Maths Factor by Carol Vorderman
Maths legend, Carol Vorderman, has created a helpful maths website filled with activities and tasks. Normally, there is a small charge for this site, however, Carol has waivered all charges to use it while the schools are closed due to Covid-19.
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Spelling Shed

This website enables your child to learn their spellings through a fun and interactive way. Their weekly spelling lists will be uploaded to the site each week.

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Accelerated Reader 

The children all have their own logins and can use the website to take a quiz once they have read a book.  The children's progress can then be tracked by the class teacher. 

Click the link below:

Elburton's Accelerated Reader Access Platform

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Myon

Access to thousands of online books and the ability to complement and complete Accelerated Reader quizzes linked to your child's AR profile.

www.myon.co.uk

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Audacity: by Amazon's Audible
For as long as schools are closed, Audacity is open.
Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
 
Click here to start listening

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Listen to David Walliams

David Walliams has announced that he will be releasing 30 free audio stories to help entertain school children during the coronavirus crisis.

 

The Britain’s Got Talent judge tweeted to his followers that one story a day will be available every day for the first 30 days of school closure for free.

 

Every day at 11am (GMT), you can listen one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories, so sit down, take a break, and enjoy 20ish minutes of pure fun!

Click here to start listening

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WRITING CHALLENGE 1
Points of View Newspaper Report

Witnesses to accidents can see different things. Read and listen to two witness reports of a skateboarding accident, and learn about how journalists structure newspaper reports and use verbs, adverbial phrases and pronouns to create an effect.

Click here to access the resource

 
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WRITING CHALLENGE 2
Create A Comic
Follow the learning on the attached resource to produce a creative, crazy comic!
 
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WRITING CHALLENGE 3
Pick Your Own Tasks
The resource pack attached contains 32 writing tasks. 
You can choose as many as you like to complete.
Remember to use:
- Capital letters.
  - Punctuation (. , ! ? ' ").
- Rich, meaty vocabulary
(adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, adverbial phrases to show when, where, how etc).
- Conjunctions
(both subordinating & coordinating).
- Other devices,
such as Alliteration; Onomatopoeia: Opinions; Triplets; Rhetorical questions; etc.