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

Art – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilResearch illustrator Jon Burgerman and do some illustrations in his style. Watch the youtube clip in the PowerPoint for inspiration.Link to Jon Burgerman PowerPoint
19th AprilResearch the artist Mr Doodle and do some doodle art in his style. Watch the youtube clip in the PowerPoint for inspiration shading and mark-making techniques.Link to Mr Doodle PowerPoint
26th AprilCopy from Tim Burton’s drawings using coloured pencil. Layer and blend colours. Use normal pencil if you do not have coloured pencils. Include differentLink to Tim Burton Coloured Pencil PowerPoint
Link to tim Burton resources PowerPoint
Link to video
3rd MayCreate your own Tim Burton style character using the resources to help you.Link to Character Design PowerPoint
Link to Features Sheet PowerPoint
Link to video
10th MayAdd whatever materials you have at home if started at home last week. Create a Tim Burton style character based on yourself or a family member if your existing character is at school or if you are starting this. Watch the demo and use the features sheets to help you.Link to Character Design Adding Materials PowerPoint
Link to Features Sheet PowerPoint
Link to video
17th MayCreate a story board for your Tim Burton Character.Link to Storyboard PowerPoint
Link to video 1
Link to video 2
24th MayCreate a story board for your Tim Burton Character- Add whatever materials you have at home.Link to Storyboard PowerPoint
Link to video 1
Link to video 2

Computing – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilComputer Game ViolenceWorksheet:
Link to Computer Game Violence Worksheet

Screencastify:
Link to video
19th AprilProgramming and Game Making with Kodu – Level Design and Character MovementWorksheet:
Link to Level Design Worksheet

Help Sheet:
Link to Help Sheet

Screencsatify:
Link to video
26th AprilProgramming and Game Making with Kodu – Enemies, Paths and VariablesWorksheet:
Link to Enemies, Paths & Variables Worksheet

Help Sheet:
Link to Help Sheet

Screencastify:
Link to video
3rd MayProgramming and Game Making with Kodu – Win-Lose and LevelsWorksheet:
Link to Win – Lose Levels Worksheet

Help Sheet:
Link to Help Sheet

Screencastify:
Link to video
10th MayProgramming and Game Making with Kodu – Develop the GameWorksheet:
Link to Develop the Game Worksheet

Help Sheet:
Link to Help Sheet

Screencastify:
Link to video
17th MayProgramming and Game Making with Kodu – Final ImprovementsWorksheet:
Link to Final Improvements Worksheet

Help Sheet:
Link to Help Sheet

Screencastify:
Link to video
24th MayRevision for End of Year ExamWorksheets:
Link to Revision Worksheet
Link to Revision Booklet

Screencastify:
Link to video

Drama – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilWhat is Commedia Dell’arteLink to Lesson
19th AprilWhat is Commedia Dell’arteLink to Lesson
26th AprilSpeaking through CommediaLink to Lesson
3rd MayStock Characters & Masks – Lesson 1Link to Lesson
10th MayStock Characters & Masks – Lesson 2Link to Lesson
17th MayApplying Commedia to a SceneLink to Lesson
24th MaySelecting a Genre or Performance Style – Revise all pages and complete the end quiz.Link to Lesson

English – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilAnimal Farm lessons 1 – 3Link to Lesson
19th AprilAnimal Farm lessons 4 – 6Link to Lesson
26th AprilAnimal Farm lessons 7 – 9Link to Lesson
3rd MayAnimal Farm lessons 10 – 13Link to Lesson
10th MayAnimal Farm lessons 14 – 16Link to Lesson
17th MayAnimal Farm lessons 17 – 19Link to Lesson
24th MayAnimal Farm – lessons 20 – 22Link to Lesson

Food – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilComplete the Exotic Fruits lesson. You may need to use the internet to help you to find the information out about different Exotic Fruits.Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
19th AprilMake the Savoury Rice 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 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
26th AprilComplete the first Nutrition lesson in your booklet. For the healthy diet statements you may need to use the internet to help you to find a definition for each of the statements.LiLink to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
3rd MayMake the Spring Rolls from your recipe booklet & take some pictures of you making them & a picture of the finished product & email it to your Food teacher = “their name@castlefordacademy.com) such as kgarbett@castlefordacademy.com.Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
10th MayComplete the second Nutrients/Nutrition lesson in your booklet. You will need to use 2 lessons to complete this work as it includes a piece of Extended writing.Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
17th MayMake the Frittata 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 Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project
24th MayComplete the second Nutrients/Nutrition lesson in your booklet. Complete the piece of Extended writing and then complete the other lesson activities.Link to Recipe Booklet
Link to Food Project

Geography – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilChild soldiers
Blood diamonds
Therapy booklet pages 12-14
19th AprilModern day conflict
Syrian Crisis
Therapy booklet pages 17 – 18
26th AprilDevelopment in a war zoneTherapy booklet pages 15 – 16
3rd MayWater conflict
Who gives a dam?
Therapy booklet pages 19 – 20
10th MayRevision Lesson
What is weather
Link to website
17th MayMeasuring the weather
Microclimates
Link to website
Link to website
24th MayRainfall
Cyclones
Link to website
Link to website

History – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilWhat made Churchill such a popular leader?Link to Winston Churchill
What caused WWII?Link to causes of WW2
19th AprilWhat happened at Dunkirk?Link to Dunkirk
Was Dunkirk a triumph or disaster?Link to Dunkirk triumph or disaster
26th AprilThe Battle of Britain – who do we owe so much to?Link to battle of britain
Rationing: what changed for Britain and Britons?Link to rationing
3rd MayWhat impact did the Blitz have on Britain?Link to Blitz
What was life like for evacuees?Link to Evacuation
10th MayGoodnight Mr Tom DVD lessonLink to goodnight Mr Tom
Link to character notes table
Goodnight Mr Tom DVD lessonLink to Evacuation
Link to goodnight Mr Tom reliability checklist
17th MayHow effective was the Home Guard during WWII?Link to home guard
Link to story source scholorship
What happened at Pearl Harbour?Link to pearl harbour
24th MayWhat caused the end of WWII? (Atomic bomb)Link to end of WW2
Was the dropping of the atomic bombs justified?Link to Atomic Bomb sources
Link to Atomic Bomb

Maths – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilPythagorasLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
19th AprilExpandingLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
26th AprilFactorisingLink to Lesson 1
3rd MayFactorising quadraticsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
10th MayTransformationsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
17th MayMetric conversionLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2
24th MaySolving equationsLink to Lesson 1
Link to Lesson 2

MFL – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilSports and hobbiesLink to Sports 1
Link to Sports 2
19th AprilSports and hobbiesLink to Hobbies 1
Link to Hobbies 2
26th AprilTVLink to TV 1
3rd MayFilmsLink to Film 1
10th MayCountriesLink to Countries 1
17th MayHolidaysLink to Holidays 1
24th MayHolidaysLink to Holidays 2

Music – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilUsing ‘Teaching Gadget’, complete the activity ‘Note Names L1’Link to Document
19th AprilUsing ‘Teaching Gadget’, complete the activity ‘Note Names L2’Link to Document
26th AprilUsing ‘Teaching Gadget’, complete the activity ‘Wrong Piano Key’Link to Document
3rd MayUsing ‘Teaching Gadget’, complete the activity ‘Piano Chords Quiz L1’Link to Document
10th MayUsing ‘Teaching Gadget’, complete the activity ‘Low/High Note’Link to Document
17th MayUsing ‘Teaching Gadget’, complete the activity ‘Major or Minor’Link to Document
24th MayUsing ‘Teaching Gadget’, complete the activity ‘Major or Minor’Link to Document

PE – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilPE with Joe WicksLink to video
12th AprilLink ThemeLink to warm up Quiz
Link to warm up Video
19th AprilPE with Joe WicksLink to video
19th AprilLink ThemeLink to warm up Quiz
Link to warm up Video
26th AprilPE with Joe WicksLink to video
26th AprilLink ThemeLink to warm up Quiz
Link to warm up Video
3rd MayPE with Joe WicksLink to video
3rd MayLink ThemeLink to warm up Quiz
Link to warm up Video
10th MayPE with Joe WicksLink to video
10th MayLink ThemeLink to warm up Quiz
Link to warm up Video
17th MayPE with Joe WicksLink to video
17th MayLink ThemeLink to warm up Quiz
Link to warm up Video
24th MayPE with Joe WicksLink to video
24th MayLink ThemeLink to warm up Quiz
Link to warm up Video

Product Design – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilDesigning POP UP Models Mechanisms 1Link to document
19th AprilDesigning POP UP Models Mechanisms 2Link to document
26th AprilDesigning POP UP Models Mechanisms 3Link to document
3rd MayDesk tidy design 1Link to Document 1
10th MayDesk tidy design 2Link to Document 2
17th MayDesk tidy design 3Link to Document 3
24th May

RE – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilPrejudice and DiscriminationPrejudice and discrimination
19th AprilThe equality of men and womenGender equality
26th AprilMulti Faith UKReligious freedom and censorship
3rd MayRacePrejudice and discrimination based on race
10th MayPersecuted ChristiansResponses to persecution
17th MayOur CommunityCommunity Care
24th MayRevision and AssessmentLink to Revision Guide

Science – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilHuman ReproductionReproduction and variation
19th AprilHuman ReproductionReproduction and variation
26th AprilDigestionDigestion and nutrition
3rd MayDigestionDigestion and nutrition
10th MayBreathingBiological systems and processes
17th MayBreathingBiological systems and processes
24th MayRespirationBiological systems and processes

Textiles – Half Term 5

Week CommencingLesson FocusLink
12th AprilTo develop design ideas through a range of textiles sampling techniques – Block PrintLink to Document 1
Link to Document 2
19th AprilHow to use CAD/CAM whilst creating your name in embroideryLink to Document
26th AprilHow to use CAD to develop a POP ART imageLink to Document
3rd MayHow to use a sewing machine safely and how to make a mini bunting triangle, focussing on accuracy and quality.Link to Document
10th MayHow to develop your fabric decoration knowledge and skill to produce printed fabric for your buntingLink to Document
17th MayHow to develop your fabric decoration knowledge and skill to produce printed fabric for your buntingLink to Document
24th MayHow to develop your fabric decoration knowledge and skill to produce printed fabric for your buntingLink to Document