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Home Learning – Year 8 Half Term3

Art – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
4th January (3th Jan is INSET) Use the writing frames on the PowerPoint to write an artist analysis about Hundertwasser. Find additional information out about him. You can either do this by hand or on PowerPoint. Add relevant colours and patterns to enhance the presentation of your workLink to PowerPoint
Link to Screencastify part 1
Link to Screencastify part 2
10th JanuaryCreate a pattern inspired by patterns seen in Hundertwasser’s work.Link to PowerPoint
Link to Screencastify
17th JanuaryUsing your knowledge of Hundertwasser and the resources in the PowerPoint, begin to draw out your own design based on his work.Link to PowerPoint
Link to video
24th JanuaryFinish drawing out your design in the style of Hundertwasser.Link to PowerPoint
Link to video
31st JanuaryAdd colour to your design. Use bright colours inspired by Hundertwasser. Look at the examples by other students. Use whatever materials you have at homeLink to PowerPoint
Link to video
7th FebruaryContinue adding colour to your final design.Link to PowerPoint
Link to video
14th FebruaryContinue adding colour to your final designLink to PowerPoint
Link to video

Computing – Half Term 3

IMPORTANT NOTE: Remember you can see your all of your lessons on Teams you can add the work here or work off the sheets provided here. To remember how to log into Teams at home watch this video.

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) Recall Binary ConversionsLink to Screencastify
Link to ‘Binary to Denary Conversion’ Spreadsheet 1

Link to ‘Binary to Denary Conversion’ Spreadsheet 2
Link to ‘Binary to Denary Conversion’ Spreadsheet 3
Link to ‘Binary Conversions Recall’ worksheet
11th JanuaryRecall Binary AdditionLink to Screencastify
Link to Binary Addition Recall; worksheet
Link to ‘Binary Addition’ Spreadsheet
18th JanuaryHexadecimalLink to Screencastify
Link to ‘Hexadecimal’ worksheet
Link to ‘Hexadecimal 5’ Spreadsheet
25th JanuaryRevisionLink to Screencastify
Link to ‘Revision’ worksheet
Link to ‘Year 8 Revision’ Booklet
1st FebruaryAssessment 2Link to Screencastify
8th FebruaryPixel ArtLink to Screencastify
Link to Pixel Art
15th February

Drama – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) Introduction to Naturalism
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
11th JanuaryIntroduction to Devising
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
18th JanuaryIntroduction to Physical Theatre
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
25th JanuaryIntroduction to Epic Theatre
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
1st FebruaryIntroduction to Musical Theatre
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
8th FebruaryDrama Exam
Complete the Y8 Drama Exam
Link to ‘Drama Exam’
15th FebruaryMark your exam!Link to lesson

English – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) The Tempest
Lessons 1 and 2

Work through the PowerPoint and complete all the tasks. You will also need to complete the writing focus for each lesson.
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) Mastery Writing 3
Lesson 22

Work through the PowerPoint and complete the grammar tasks that are in the Home Learning booklet for this lesson. You will also need to complete the writing task using the vocabulary and pictures to help you
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
11th JanuaryThe Tempest
Lessons 3 and 4

Work through the PowerPoint and complete all the tasks. You will also need to complete the writing focus for each lesson.
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
11th JanuaryMastery Writing 3
Lesson 23

Work through the PowerPoint and complete the grammar tasks that are in the Home Learning booklet for this lesson. You will also need to complete the writing task using the vocabulary and pictures to help you
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
18th JanuaryThe Tempest
Lessons 5 and 6

Work through the PowerPoint and complete all the tasks. You will also need to complete the writing focus for each lesson.
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
18th January Mastery Writing 3
Lesson 24

Work through the PowerPoint and complete the grammar tasks that are in the Home Learning booklet for this lesson. You will also need to complete the writing task using the vocabulary and pictures to help you
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
25th JanuaryThe Tempest
Lessons 7 and 8

Work through the PowerPoint and complete all the tasks. You will also need to complete the writing focus for each lesson.
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
25th January Mastery Writing 3
Lesson 25

Work through the PowerPoint and complete the grammar tasks that are in the Home Learning booklet for this lesson. You will also need to complete the writing task using the vocabulary and pictures to help you
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
1st FebruaryThe Tempest
Lessons 9 and 10

Work through the PowerPoint and complete all the tasks. You will also need to complete the writing focus for each lesson.
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
1st FebruaryMastery Writing 3
Lesson 26

Work through the PowerPoint and complete the grammar tasks that are in the Home Learning booklet for this lesson. You will also need to complete the writing task using the vocabulary and pictures to help you
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
8th FebruaryThe Tempest
Lessons 11 and 12

Work through the PowerPoint and complete all the tasks. You will also need to complete the writing focus for each lesson.
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
8th February Mastery Writing 3
Lesson 27

Work through the PowerPoint and complete the grammar tasks that are in the Home Learning booklet for this lesson. You will also need to complete the writing task using the vocabulary and pictures to help you
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet
15th FebruaryThe Tempest
Lesson 13

Work through the PowerPoint and complete all the tasks. You will also need to complete the writing focus for each lesson.
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet

15th February Mastery Writing 3
Lessons 28 and 29

Work through the PowerPoint and complete the grammar tasks that are in the Home Learning booklet for this lesson. You will also need to complete the writing task using the vocabulary and pictures to help you
The Tempest Student booklet
Mastery writing 3 Home learning booklet

Food – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) 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.com.

Use your booklet to help you revise the topic area of Nutrition that is coming up as a test.
Link to ‘Year 8 Test Revision sheet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘Year 8 Recipe’ booklet
11th JanuaryComplete the lesson on Seasonal Foods & the Nutrition Test. Try & do the test in a quiet place & set yourself a 30 minute timer for the test.Link to ‘Year 8 Test Revision sheet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘Year 8 Recipe’ booklet
18th JanuaryMake 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.com.Link to ‘Year 8 Test Revision sheet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘Year 8 Recipe’ booklet
25th JanuaryComplete the lessons on Wise Food shopping & Food storage from the booklet. Read through the information and complete the calculations & the activities from the booklet.Link to ‘Year 8 Test Revision sheet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘Year 8 Recipe’ booklet
1st FebruaryMake 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.com.Link to ‘Year 8 Test Revision sheet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘Year 8 Recipe’ booklet
8th FebruaryIMPORTANT INFORMATION – IF YOU WERE IN SCHOOL YOU WOULD NOW MOVE FROM FOOD TO TEXTILES SO YOU NEED TO GO TO THE YR7 HOME LEARNING FOR TEXTILES. THIS WORK IS FOR THE PUPILS THAT ARE MOVING FROM TEXTILES TO FOOD.

Complete the Staple Foods lesson from the booklet. Read through the information & complete the activities. You might need to use the internet to help you to sort the examples of foods into the correct countries.
Link to ‘Year 8 Test Revision sheet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘Year 8 Recipe’ booklet
15th FebruaryMake Pizza from the Recipe Booklet. If you are unable to make the pizza watch a video clip on how to make a pizza or make a similar product and video yourself making the product and email to your teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.com.Link to ‘Year 8 Test Revision sheet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘Year 8 Recipe’ booklet

Geography – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) Earths StructureLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) Plate tectonic theoryLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
11th JanuaryPlate BoundariesLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
11th January Causes of earthquakesLink to ‘Therapy’ booklet – pages 9 – 12
18th JanuaryWhy live in risky locations?Link to ‘Therapy’ booklet – pages 4 – 5
18th January How are earthquakes measured?Link to ‘The National Academy’ website
25th JanuaryImpacts of earthquakesLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
25th January HIC and LIC responses of earthquakesLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
1st FebruaryManaging EarthquakesLink to ‘Therapy’ booklet – pages 19 – 20
1st February Volcanic eruptionsLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
8th FebruaryImpacts of volcanic eruptionsLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
8th February HIC and LIC responses to eruptions Link to ‘Therapy’ booklet – pages 20 – 21
15th FebruaryFormation of TsunamisLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
15th February Japanese TsunamiLink to ‘The National Academy’ website

History – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
4th January (3rd Jan is INSET) What is abolition and who opposed abolition?Link to 3 Slavery Vocabulary Audit
Link to Abolition PowerPoint
Who was the most important person to help abolish slavery in the 19th century?Link to 3 Slavery Vocabulary Audit
Link to Abolition PowerPoint
10th JanuaryY8 Exam RevisionLink to ‘Year 8 Revision’ booklet
Y8 Exam RevisionLink to ‘Year 8 Revision’ booklet 2
17th JanuaryWW1 Key PlayersLink to ‘Big Players’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Big Players’ lesson
What caused WWI?Link to WW1 causes’ PowerPoint
24th JanuaryWhat caused WWI? Practice questionLink to ‘Practice lesson’
Link to ‘Fact’ task
Exam FeedbackLink to ‘Exam Feedback’ sheet
31st FebruaryJoining up- Pals or Propaganda?Link to ‘Propaganda’ posters
What were the consequences for women in World War One?Link to ‘Women in WW1’ lesson
Link to ‘Story Source scholarship’ worksheet
Link to ‘Story Sources Scholarship’ answers
7th FebruaryWhat was the structure of the trenches like?Link to ‘Structure of trenches’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Trench Crosswords’
What were the conditions like in the trenches?Link to ‘Trench Conditions PowerPoint
Link to ‘Trench Condition Sources’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Source Table Higher’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Conditions in Trenches’ PowerPoint
14th FebruaryHow did warfare change during WWI?Link to ‘WW1 Battles’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘WW1 Battles’ worksheet
What happened in the WWI battles?Link to ‘Weapons’ information sheet
Link to ‘Weapons’ table
Link to ‘Weapons – Introduction’ PowerPoint

Maths (Foundation) – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) EquationsLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
11th JanuaryRatioLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
18th JanuaryRoundingLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
25th JanuaryAlgebraLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
1st FebruaryAnglesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
8th FebruaryFractionsLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
15th FebruaryPercentagesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2

Maths (Higher) – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
4th January (3rd Jan is INSET) EquationsLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
10th JanuaryRatioLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
17th JanuaryRoundingLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
24th JanuaryAlgebraLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
31st JanuaryAnglesLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
7th FebruaryFractionsLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
14th FebruaryPercentagesLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2

MFL – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
4th January (3rd Jan is INSET) SportsLink to ‘Sports’ lesson 1
10th JanuarySportsLink to ‘Sports’ lesson 1
17th JanuaryHobbiesLink to ‘Hobbies’ lesson 1
24th JanuaryCountriesLink to ‘Countries’ lesson 1
31st JanuaryHolidaysLink to ‘Holidays’ lesson 1
7th FebruaryHolidaysLink to ”Holidays’ lesson 2
Link to ‘Holidays’ lesson 3
14th FebruaryHolidaysLink to ‘Holidays’ lesson 4

Music – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
4th January (3rd Jan is INSET) Music Technology Hip Hop Project 1 – How to Make a Drum BeatLink to lesson
10th JanuaryMusic Technology Hip Hop Project 2 – How to Make the Beat More ExcitingLink to lesson
17th JanuaryMusic Technology Hip Hop Project 3 – How to Add a BasslineLink to lesson
24th JanuaryMusic Technology Hip Hop Project 4 – Arranging the Beat and Getting it Ready for RappersLink to lesson
31st JanuaryMusic Technology Hip Hop Project 5 – Writing the LyricsLink to lesson
7th FebruaryMusic Technology Hip Hop Project 6 – Recording the RapLink to lesson
14th FebruaryTeaching Gadget: Piano Note Names Level 1Link to lesson

PE – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
4th January (3rd Jan is INSET) PE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
4th January (3rd Jan is INSET) Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
10th JanuaryPE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
10th January Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
17th JanuaryPE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
17th January Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
24th JanuaryPE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
24th January Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
31st JanuaryPE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
31st January Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
7th FebruaryPE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
7th February Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
14th February
14th February

Product Design – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) Rodent Rover Design Brief and Task Analysis, complete pages 28 & 29(1) and Pages 33,34 & 36 of the booklet, the BIGs power point has the answers.Link to ”DT Exam Revision’ PowerPoint
11th JanuaryRodent Rover Anthropometrics and ergonomics lesson, complete page 29(2) and Page 37 of the booklet, the BIGs power point has the answers.Link to ”DT Exam Revision’ PowerPoint
18th JanuaryRodent Rover Specification and Design, complete page 29(3) and Page 35, 38 to 40 of the booklet, the BIGs power point has the answers.Link to ”DT Exam Revision’ PowerPoint
25th JanuaryRodent Rover Specification and Design, complete page 30(4) and Pages 39 & 40 of the booklet, the BIGs power point has the answers.Link to ”DT Exam Revision’ PowerPoint
1st FebruaryRodent Rover Controller Manufacture, complete page 30(5) of the booklet then as you would be making in the project you need to select from an activity you have not attempted in the research-drawing-modelling folder.Link to ”DT Exam Revision’ PowerPoint
8th FebruaryRodent Rover Controller Manufacture, complete page 30(6) of the booklet then as you would be making in the project you need to select from an activity you have not attempted in the research-drawing-modelling folder.Link to ”DT Exam Revision’ PowerPoint
15th February

RE – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) Creative workLink to ‘The National Academy – Peace, Justice, Forgivenesss, Reconciliation’ website
11th JanuaryIssues surrounding conflictLink to ‘The National Academy – Reasons for War’ website
18th JanuaryExtremism and preventLink to ‘The National Academy – Terrorism’ website
25th JanuaryPeace enquiryLink to ‘The National Academy – Pacifism’ website
1st FebruaryJusticeLink to ‘The National Academy – Responses to Victims of War’ website
8th FebruaryProtestLink to ‘The National Academy – Violent and Nonviolent Protests’ website
15th FebruaryAssessmentLink to ‘The National Academy – Revision’ website

Science (8A1, 8A2, 8A3, 8B1, 8B2, 8B3) – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) Particle Model of Matter
(Lesson 3, 4 and 5)
Link to lesson
11th JanuarySeparating Mixtures
(Lessons 8, 9 and 11)
Link to lesson
18th JanuaryWinter assessment
25th JanuarySeparating Mixtures
(Lessons 12 and 13)
Link to lesson
1st FebruaryTypes of reaction
(Lessons 1, 8 and 10)
Link to lesson
8th FebruaryTypes of reaction
(Lesson 8 from 1st link)
Link to lesson
(Lesson 4 from 2nd link)Link to lesson
15th FebruaryChemical Energy
(Lesson 7)
Link to lesson

Science (8A4, 8A5, 8A6, 8B4, 8B5) – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
5th January (4th Jan is INSET) Chemical energy
(Lesson 14 and 6)
Link to lesson
11th JanuaryTypes of reaction
(Lessons 1, 8 and 10)
Link to lesson
18th JanuaryWinter assessment
25th JanuaryTypes of reaction
(Lesson 8 from 1st link)
Link to lesson
1st FebruaryParticle Model of Matter (Lesson 1 & 2)Link to lesson
8th FebruaryParticle Model of Matter
(Lesson 3, 4 and 5)
Link to lesson
15th FebruarySeparating Mixtures
(Lessons 12 and 13)
Link to lesson

Textiles – Half Term 3

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink to Resource
4th January (3rd Jan is INSET) Develop your skills of textile technique and mixed media to add POP Art decoration to your bunting triangles. If you do not have any sewing resources available please use paper and card, pens, pencil and paint instead to mimic your designs.Link to ‘Creating Fabric and Manufacturing Bunting’ lesson
10th JanuaryREVISON FOR THE KNOWLEDGE TEST. Learn the key knowledge for DT and complete the Test. Try & do the test in a quiet place & set yourself a 30 minute timer for the test.

Watch the Screen Castify lesson to help you prepare for your YR8 exam in school that covers all of the different areas of D&T
Link to lesson
17th JanuaryComplete your bunting triangles and take some pictures of you making it and a photo of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as srobinson@castlefordacademy.com.Link to ‘Creating Fabric and Manufacturing Bunting’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Manufacturing Bunting Assessment’ PowerPoint
24th JanuaryComplete the lessons on Man Made Fibres in the booklet. Read through the information and complete the questions and the activities from the booklet.Link to ‘Manmade Fibres’ Theory
31st JanuaryComplete the questions to complete the Pop Art Bunting Evaluation.Link to ‘Extended Writing and Evaluation’ PowerPoint
7th FebruaryIMPORTANT INFORMATION – IF YOU WERE IN SCHOOL YOU WOULD NOW MOVE FROM TEXTILES TO FOOD SO YOU NEED TO GO TO THE YR8 HOME LEARNING FOR FOOD. THIS WORK IS FOR THE PUPILS THAT ARE MOVING FROM TEXTILES TO FOOD.

Complete the Staple Foods lesson from the booklet. Read through the information & complete the activities. You might need to use the internet to help you to sort the examples of foods into the correct countries.
14th FebruaryMake Pizza from the Recipe Booklet. If you are unable to make the pizza watch a video clip on how to make a pizza or make a similar product and video yourself making the product and email to your teacher.