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Home Learning Documents (For pupils isolating when school is open)

Art – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Produce a story board for your Tim Burton Character.Link to video
Link to video
Link to Storyboard Lesson
Continue working on your story board for your Tim Burton Character.Link to video
Link to video
Link to Storyboard Lesson
Research Mexican Day of the dead. Collect images and information. The PowerPoint covers the second part of the task too.Link to video
Link to Mexican Culture Lesson
Complete your Mexican day of the dead information page. Use the questions on the PowerPoint to help you write a paragraph in your own words.Link to video
Link to Mexican Culture Lesson
Do an observational drawing of a skull using the resources in the PowerPoint or the demo video.Link to video
Link to Skull Drawing Lesson
Draw out your own Mexican sugar skull design using the resources in the PowerPoint.Link to video
Link to Design Ideas Lesson
Add colour to your Mexican sugar skull design.Link to video
Link to Design Ideas Lesson

Computing – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Revision LessonLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
Download and use the 01_Y8 EOY Revision Booklet.pdf if you have not been given one already
End Of Year AssessmentScreencastify: Note; you should click on End of Year Assessment, not Assessment 2.
Information ReliabilityLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
Link to Extension Sheet
Hybrid PetLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
Animal Care LeafletLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
LogoLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify
FeedbackLink to BIG document
Link to Screencastify

Drama – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Introduction to ActingLink to Lesson
A Career in ActingLink to Lesson
Audition DoctorLink to Lesson
Directors on DirectingLink to Lesson
Assistant DirectorsLink to Lesson
Devising & ImprovisingLink to Lesson
GCSE Revision GuideLink to Lesson

English – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Short story – Lessons 1 – 3Link to Lesson
Short story
Lessons 4 – 6
Link to Lesson
Short story
Lessons 7 – 8
Link to Lesson
Grammar for Writing Lesson 1Link to Lesson
Grammar for Writing Lessons 2 – 4Link to Lesson
Grammar for Writing Lessons 5 – 7Link to Lesson
Language skills – Writing 3 lessonsLink to Lesson
Language skills – writing non-fiction 3 lessonsLink to Lesson

Food – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Make the Marble Pear traybake from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making it & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.comLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Complete the lesson on Seasonal Foods & then produce a poster that shows the fruits & vegetables that are in season during Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter. Include some images.Link to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Make one of Muffin recipes (choose from the 3 different ones) from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making it & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.comLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Complete the lesson on Wise Food shopping. Read through the information and complete the calculations & the activities from the booklet.Link to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Make one of the Cheesecake recipes (choose between the Lemon & Orange cheesecake) from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making it & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.comLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Complete the lesson on Food Storage. Read through the information and complete the activities from the bookletLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
Complete the lesson on Food Storage. Read through the information and complete the activities from the bookletLink to Year 8 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project

Geography – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Factors affecting climate Types of rainLink to Lesson
Link to Lesson 2
What is a climate graphLink to Lesson
What impacts on the UKs climate?Link to Lesson
High pressure weatherLink to Lesson
Low pressure weatherLink to Lesson
What was the beast from the east?Link to Lesson
What are tropical storms?Link to Lesson
Example of a tropical stormLink to Lesson
Link to Lesson 2
Climate changeLink to Lesson
What is the greenhouse effect?Link to Lesson

History – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Where did the Holocaust come from?Link to Historic Antisemitism
Link to Holocaust Definition
How did Hitler’s rise to power link to the Holocaust?Link to Hitler’s Link to the holocaust
How did life begin to change for the Jewish community in the lead up to WWII?Link to Increasing Persecution
What was life like for the Jewish people in Germany from 1938- 1942?Link to Ghetto Cards
Link to 4 Turning Points
How did camps differ in the Holocaust?Link to Timeline of Camps
Link to Perspective and Camps in Holocaust
How did Britain respond to the Holocaust?Link to British Responses Cards
Link to Reactions to the Holocaust
What can be learned from the Holocaust in the 20th century?Link to Learning about Genocides
Holocaust AssessmentLink to Holocaust Assessment
Link to Holocaust Knowledge Organiser
Link to Structure Strip
Schindler’s ListLink to Schindler’s List Lesson
Link to Schindler’s List Booklet
Link to Schindler’s List Timings
What are the differences between Communism and Capitalism?Link to Capitalism vs Communism Card Sort
Link to Communism vs Capitalism Starter
Link to Country Cards
Link to 20th Century Capitalism vs Communism
Berlin Wall: what was different about East and West Berlin?Link to Berlin Wall
Link to 20th Century Berlin Wall
Why did humankind race to space?Link to Space Race Timeline
Link to 20th Century Space Race
Did man really land on the moon?Link to Moon Landing Lesson
Link to 20th Century Moon Landings

Maths – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Solving EquationsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
FractionsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
RatioLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
Area of 2D ShapesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
Expanding bracketsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
Product of PrimesLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2

MFL – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
TelevisionLink to Television Lesson 1
Link to Television Lesson 2
TelevisionLink to Television Lesson 3
TelevisionLink to Television Lesson 4
FilmsLink to Films Lesson 1
FilmsLink to Films Lesson 2
FilmsLink to Films Lesson 3
MusicLink to Music Lesson 1

Music – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Lesson 1: Follow video 1 of your chosen genre in VIP studios to create your own track!Link to Lesson
Lesson 2: Continue your track by following video 2 in your chosen genre!Link to Lesson
Lesson 3: Continue to develop your piece even further through video 3 in VIP Studios!Link to Lesson
Lesson 3: Continue to develop your piece even further through video 3 in VIP Studios!Link to Lesson
Lesson 5: You may be coming to the end of your project now, follow video 5 (if applicable) to begin adding the finishing touches!Link to Lesson
Lesson 6: Finish off your track in your chosen genre, preparing it to be sent to your teacher!Link to Lesson
Lesson 7: Tie off any loose ends in your track of your chosen genre, send the finished product to your teacher – well done!Link to Lesson

PE – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
PE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
PE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
PE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
PE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
PE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
PE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video
PE with Joe WicksLink to video
Link ThemeLink to Fitness Quiz
Link to Fitness video

Product Design – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Controller designLink to PD Iso 1 PowerPoint
Electronics planningLink to PD Iso 2 PowerPoint
Vacuum FormingLink to PD Iso 3 PowerPoint
Bug Bot PlanningLink to PD Iso 4 PowerPoint
Bug Bot EvaluationLink to PD Iso 5 PowerPoint
Packaging 1Link to PD Iso 6 PowerPoint
Packaging 2Link to PD Iso 7 PowerPoint

RE – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Crime and punishment introductionCrime and punishment in the UK
Christianity – lawbreakers and crimeLawbreakers and types of crime
Islam – lawbreakers and crimeLawbreakers and types of crime
Do crimes cause suffering?Crimes as a cause of suffering
What are the aims of punishment?Aims of punishment
Forgiveness.Forgiveness
The death penalty.Death penalty

Science – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
RespirationBiological systems and processes
RespirationBiological systems and processes
EvolutionEcological relationships and classification
EvolutionEcological relationships and classification
Plant reproduction
Lesson 9 – 12
Reproduction and variation
PhotosynthesisPlants and photosynthesis
PhotosynthesisPlants and photosynthesis

Textiles – Half Term 6

Lesson FocusLink
Final lesson of Manufacturing Bunting and Sewing on Bias BindingLink to PowerPoint
Evaluation of project and photographs and knowledge assesmmentLink to PowerPoint
Evaluation of project and photographs and knowledge assesmmentLink to PowerPoint
Manmade fibres theoryLink to PowerPoint
Manmade fibres theoryLink to PowerPoint
To research existing fashion designers to inspire new ideas
Develop presentation skills using ICT
Link to PowerPoint
(Continued from previous lesson)
Inspire new ideas
develop presentation skills using ict
Link to PowerPoint