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Home Learning – Year 8 Half Term3

Art – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
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
Create a pattern inspired by patterns seen in Hundertwasser’s work.Link to PowerPoint
Link to Screencastify
Using 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
Finish drawing out your design in the style of Hundertwasser.Link to PowerPoint
Link to video
Add 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
Continue adding colour to your final design.Link to PowerPoint
Link to video
Continue 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.

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
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
Recall Binary AdditionLink to Screencastify
Link to Binary Addition Recall; worksheet
Link to ‘Binary Addition’ Spreadsheet
HexadecimalLink to Screencastify
Link to ‘Hexadecimal’ worksheet
Link to ‘Hexadecimal 5’ Spreadsheet
RevisionLink to Screencastify
Link to ‘Revision’ worksheet
Link to ‘Year 8 Revision’ Booklet
Assessment 2Link to Screencastify
Pixel ArtLink to Screencastify
Link to Pixel Art

Drama – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Introduction to Naturalism
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
Introduction to Devising
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
Introduction to Physical Theatre
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
Introduction to Epic Theatre
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
Introduction to Musical Theatre
Complete the topic and take the quiz – record your results.
Link to BBC Bitesize website
Drama Exam
Complete the Y8 Drama Exam
Link to ‘Drama Exam’
Mark your exam!Link to lesson

English – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
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
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
The 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
Mastery 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
The 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
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
The 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
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
The 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
Mastery 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
The 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
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
The 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

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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
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
Complete 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
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.com.Link to ‘Year 8 Test Revision sheet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘Year 8 Recipe’ booklet
Complete 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
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.com.Link to ‘Year 8 Test Revision sheet’
Link to Project
Link to ‘Year 8 Recipe’ booklet
IMPORTANT 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
Make 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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Earths StructureLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
Plate tectonic theoryLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
Plate BoundariesLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
Causes of earthquakesLink to ‘Therapy’ booklet – pages 9 – 12
Why live in risky locations?Link to ‘Therapy’ booklet – pages 4 – 5
How are earthquakes measured?Link to ‘The National Academy’ website
Impacts of earthquakesLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
HIC and LIC responses of earthquakesLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
Managing EarthquakesLink to ‘Therapy’ booklet – pages 19 – 20
Volcanic eruptionsLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
Impacts of volcanic eruptionsLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
HIC and LIC responses to eruptions Link to ‘Therapy’ booklet – pages 20 – 21
Formation of TsunamisLink to ‘The National Academy’ website
Japanese TsunamiLink to ‘The National Academy’ website

History – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
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
Y8 Exam RevisionLink to ‘Year 8 Revision’ booklet
Y8 Exam RevisionLink to ‘Year 8 Revision’ booklet 2
WW1 Key PlayersLink to ‘Big Players’ PowerPoint
Link to ‘Big Players’ lesson
What caused WWI?Link to WW1 causes’ PowerPoint
What caused WWI? Practice questionLink to ‘Practice lesson’
Link to ‘Fact’ task
Exam FeedbackLink to ‘Exam Feedback’ sheet
Joining 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
What 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
How 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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
EquationsLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
RatioLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
RoundingLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
AlgebraLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
AnglesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
FractionsLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2
PercentagesLink to lesson 1
Link to lesson 2

Maths (Higher) – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
EquationsLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
RatioLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
RoundingLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
AlgebraLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
AnglesLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
FractionsLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2
PercentagesLink to lesson
Link to lesson 2

MFL – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
SportsLink to ‘Sports’ lesson 1
SportsLink to ‘Sports’ lesson 1
HobbiesLink to ‘Hobbies’ lesson 1
CountriesLink to ‘Countries’ lesson 1
HolidaysLink to ‘Holidays’ lesson 1
HolidaysLink to ”Holidays’ lesson 2
Link to ‘Holidays’ lesson 3
HolidaysLink to ‘Holidays’ lesson 4

Music – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Music Technology Hip Hop Project 1 – How to Make a Drum BeatLink to lesson
Music Technology Hip Hop Project 2 – How to Make the Beat More ExcitingLink to lesson
Music Technology Hip Hop Project 3 – How to Add a BasslineLink to lesson
Music Technology Hip Hop Project 4 – Arranging the Beat and Getting it Ready for RappersLink to lesson
Music Technology Hip Hop Project 5 – Writing the LyricsLink to lesson
Music Technology Hip Hop Project 6 – Recording the RapLink to lesson
Teaching Gadget: Piano Note Names Level 1Link to lesson

PE – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
PE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
PE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
PE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
PE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
PE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video
PE with Joe WicksLink to Youtube
Link ThemeLink to ‘Training Methods’ Questions
Link to ‘Training Methods’ video

Product Design – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
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
Rodent 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
Rodent 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
Rodent 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
Rodent 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
Rodent 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

RE – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Creative workLink to ‘The National Academy – Peace, Justice, Forgivenesss, Reconciliation’ website
Issues surrounding conflictLink to ‘The National Academy – Reasons for War’ website
Extremism and preventLink to ‘The National Academy – Terrorism’ website
Peace enquiryLink to ‘The National Academy – Pacifism’ website
JusticeLink to ‘The National Academy – Responses to Victims of War’ website
ProtestLink to ‘The National Academy – Violent and Nonviolent Protests’ website
AssessmentLink to ‘The National Academy – Revision’ website

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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Particle Model of Matter
(Lesson 3, 4 and 5)
Link to lesson
Separating Mixtures
(Lessons 8, 9 and 11)
Link to lesson
Winter assessment
Separating Mixtures
(Lessons 12 and 13)
Link to lesson
Types of reaction
(Lessons 1, 8 and 10)
Link to lesson
Types of reaction
(Lesson 8 from 1st link)
Link to lesson
(Lesson 4 from 2nd link)Link to lesson
Chemical Energy
(Lesson 7)
Link to lesson

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

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
Chemical energy
(Lesson 14 and 6)
Link to lesson
Types of reaction
(Lessons 1, 8 and 10)
Link to lesson
Winter assessment
Types of reaction
(Lesson 8 from 1st link)
Link to lesson
Particle Model of Matter (Lesson 1 & 2)Link to lesson
Particle Model of Matter
(Lesson 3, 4 and 5)
Link to lesson
Separating Mixtures
(Lessons 12 and 13)
Link to lesson

Textiles – Half Term 3

Lesson FocusLink to Resource
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
REVISON 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
Complete 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
Complete 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
Complete the questions to complete the Pop Art Bunting Evaluation.Link to ‘Extended Writing and Evaluation’ PowerPoint
IMPORTANT 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.
Make 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.