St John's C of E Primary School

"Use your God-given gifts to serve others." 1 Peter 4: 10

Week beginning 18.01.21

Friday 22nd January



To plan a setting description 


In this lesson, we will step inside Sherlock's office at 221b Baker Street and finally see what lies behind the mysterious front door. We will develop our knowledge of clauses and phrases, and generate descriptive vocabulary about Sherlock's office.  


Activity: Add to the mind map about Sherlock Holmes’ office. 



Maths CGP – PAGE 24 

Multiplying and dividing by 10,100 and 1000 


Self mark using the back of the book. 



Continue the topic work from yesterday. Don't forget to put pictures of your topic creation on Teams or BGFL - we can't wait to see them!

Thursday 21st January



To write the first paragraph of a setting description (part 1) 


In this lesson, we will bring together all of our learning so far to write the first paragraph of our setting description.  


Activity: write first paragraph and upload it to Teams.  



To revise fronted adverbials  


Activity: Complete activities, but do not need to hand in.  



Dividing by 10,100,1000 




The Human Body 


This task should take two days. Create a presentation about the human body and the organs in it (see the attachments below).

Wednesday 20th January



To develop a rich understanding of words associated with cities 


In this lesson, we will introduce new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and apply the vocabulary in sentences.  


Activity: Write three sentences about a Victorian city using these words – bustling, polluted, imposing and hectic. 



To practice and apply knowledge of homophones  


No work to be handed in.  



Multiplying by 10,100 and 1000: 





In this lesson, we will think about why we have rules in our everyday lives and where those rules come from. We will then look at the ways that Humanists decide what is right or wrong and decide on the best course of action in different situations.  

Tuesday 19th January



To explore simple and compound sentences 


In this lesson, we will be learning about clauses, simple sentences, coordinating conjunctions and compound sentences.  



To generate descriptive vocabulary 


In this lesson, we will be developing our understanding of what life was like during the Victorian era and mind mapping extra vocabulary to use in our writing lessons. We will also have a specific focus on using prepositional phrases effectively.  


Activity: Use the mind map from yesterday to add prepositional phrases in a different colour. Then, create another mind map about Sherlock’s office.  



Understanding numbers up to three decimal places 





Watch the videos and then complete the quizzes. 


Video about hobbies  

Interactive story about hobbies   

Hobbies quiz

Monday 18th January



We are starting a new unit on Sherlock Holmes 


To build knowledge of the historical context of the narrative 


In this lesson, we will begin learning about life in Victorian London during the Victorian era. We will also begin generating descriptive vocabulary using images from this time period. 


Activity: Create a mind map for vocabulary about Victorian London 



To investigate homophones  


In this lesson, we will establish what a homophone is and explore some of the types of word class homophones can be. 10 spelling words will be explained and set to learn. 



Decimals: Understanding thousandths



How does the type of exercise effect your pulse rate? 


(See sheet below)