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Home learning Week 4 (25th-29th January)

PE - Click on the link to join in with Mr Borg's PE lesson. 

PE with Mr Borg - Week 3 | Greenfields Community Primary School ( 

Monday 25th January 2021
Topic- This week we are going to be learning all about the Arctic!
Listen to the story 'Way Up In The Arctic' by clicking the link below. Listen carefully for all of the different animals you might find in the Arctic.

Once you have finished listening to the story, can you write about your favourite part of the story? Remember to apply your phonics skills when writing. 

Maths- Watch the video below to see Miss Elphick introduce doubling and then complete the activity attached. 

Introducing Doubling

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Reading- This week, our story for reading is 'The Polar Bear and The Snow Cloud'. Click the link below to listen to the story. Pause it as you watch it to discuss what is happening and ask any questions.

Phonics- Today we will be recapping our phonics skills before learning our new sounds/tricky word for this week.

Recap- Go onto phonics play and play ‘Flashcards’ recapping all of the sounds we know so far.

Practise- Go to ‘Dragon’s Den’ and select ‘phase 3’ then choose j,v,w or x words to practise reading and decide whether they are real or fake.  

Apply- Go to ‘rocket rescue’ and select phase 2. Listen carefully to the word and see if you can spell it in order to build your rocket.

Tuesday 26th January 2021
Topic- Click on the link below to learn more about Arctic animals. What interesting facts have you discovered about Arctic animals? Can you discuss what you have learnt with an adult and think about the differences between Arctic and Desert animals.

Maths- We are continuing to practice doubling today. Can you use objects at home to complete the doubling activities in the document below?

Reading- Recap the story from yesterday. Can you remember what it was about? Who was the main character? 
Today we would like you to use your own polar bear template to practice your letter formation.
Can you fill the middle of your polar bear with as many of the new letters you have learnt as possible? You will have to make your letter formation quite small to fit them all in. Don't forget your cursive writing! 

Try to include our new phase 3 sounds (j,v,w,x) as well as some of our phase 2 sounds. I have attached them below as a reminder.

Recap- Go to phonics play and practice all of the flashcards that we have learnt so far. 
Once you have done this, watch the videos below to see Mrs Turner introduce our new sound and complete the activities. 


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The words are- yes, yet, yack, yell, yum.


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Wednesday 27th January 2021

Topic - Today we would like you to pick an Artic animal from the PowerPoint you looked at yesterday and describe it.

(For example - The arktic her has thick fr. Foxss lIck to hunt the her.)


Maths - Please complete the doubling worksheet below. 

Reading- For today's reading activity, we would like you to go back onto 'Oxford Owl' and choose a pink or red level book to read. 
Click the link below to access the site, you will have to register if you have not done so already.

Phonics - Please watch Mrs Hanratty introducing the new sound 'z' and complete the activities. 


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The words are - zoo, zigzag, zip. 


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Thursday 28th January 2021

Topic - Your challenge today is to freeze some water and see what happens. Can you answer the following questions? 

- What has happened to the water? 

- What have you made?

 - What happens if you leave the ice out in a warm temperature? 


Maths - Continue practicing your doubling skills completing the worksheet below. 


Guided Reading - We would like you to click the document below, reading the names of the Artic animals and matching them to the correct image. Remember to use your phonics knowledge to read the words. 

Phonics - Please watch the videos below to watch Miss Emslie introduce our new tricky word 'she'. 


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 Friday 29th January 2021

Topic - For our topic today we would like you to make your own polar bear with any resources you have at home. Look at the image below as an example. 

Maths - We would like you to complete the doubling worksheet in the document below. 

Phonics - 

Recap - Please click the link below, click 'j,v,w,x' and practice those sounds. 

Grab a Giggling Grapheme (

Practice - Click the link below to read the words on the coins and decide whether they are real or fake. 

Apply - Please click the document below to find out what your challenge is for the apply part of today's phonics. 

Guided Reading - Please click the link below to find out more interesting facts about Polar bears. Please email us with what you found out on the video. 

Polar Bear | Amazing Animals - YouTube