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Hobletts Manor Junior School

Hobletts Manor Junior School

Learning and Achieving Together

Sapphire

Welcome to Sapphire class page.

 

This term, our topic is The Ancient Greeks. We will be learning about their period of history and what made them so interesting. We will learn about important events and famous Ancient Greeks such as Plato and Socrates. We will also be designing and creating vases in the style of Greek artefacts. 

 

This week we have been learning about area and perimeter of different rectilinear shapes in Maths. In English we have been learning about the Shakespearean play Macbeth. This week has also been Healthy Hearts in Hemel week - we have been promoting the benefits of walking to school and seeing what we could find along our journey! 

Next week will be curriculum week. We have lots of fun and interesting activities planned! On Friday it will also be our Sports Day.

 

Certificates

Values: James

Maths: Imaan

Writing: Vanessa

Handwriter: Scarlett

Home Learning : Lacey

Well done to this weeks' brilliant stars!

 

What you need each day

Monday: Spelling Book, Reading Record, 

Tuesday: Reading Record, PE Kit, Library Book

Wednesday: Reading Record, Home Learning Book (completed)

Thursday: Reading Record, PE Kit

Friday: Reading Record, Home Learning Book (issued)

 

Home Learning

This half term, your optional extra curriculum Home Learning is based around our current topic – The Ancient Greeks. We would like you to conduct some research into the lives of the Ancient Greek people and find out who they were and how they lived. You may wish to research legends and myths, important battles and wars, their food, clothing etc.  

You can choose to present this in any way you wish, such as a PowerPoint, a poster, a booklet, a leaflet or any other way you can think of! There will be prizes and rewards for those who complete this!

 

Weekly Set piece:

History Home Learning

 

This term we have been learning about the Ancient Greeks. We will like you to conduct some additional learning into the Greeks and find out about something that is interesting to you.

You may wish to find out about the following:

  • Greek daily life
  • Democracy in Athens
  • Sparta
  • Greek art work

Or any other particular area that interests you. You may present your findings in any way you wish, including a poster, an information leaflet, a Powerpoint presentation, etc.

Here are some helpful websites that you may wish to visit:

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/ancient-greece/

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/zxytpv4

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/greek-life-and-culture

 

Spellings:

Challenge 1
creative
addictive
abusive
offensive
expressive
destructive
Challenge 2
co-operative
exhaustive
Challenge 3
appreciative
informative
 

Reading:Please remember to read at least 5 times each week, 7 times for the challenge.

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