Last week you received your packs for the summer time. You have received a booklet to fill in all about yourself and to give to your new teachers when you get into Year 3.
I am so proud of your hard work this year and I can’t wait for you to show off all of your brilliant skills in Year 3!
This week your home learning is all about getting ready to show off how brilliant you are and how ready you are for some new challenges!
This week I would like you to practice ordering the days of the week.
Have a look at this video.
See if you can order all of the days correctly.
Can you answer the following questions?
This week we will be thinking about algorithms. An algorithm is a list of steps that a computer needs to through to solve a problem or complete a task.
This is a bit like instructions. You have to make sure all of the steps are clear and in the right order.
Computers can’t do anything without being told.
If we make a mistake in when we write an algorithm we call it a bug, when we fix the bug we call it debugging.
There are lots of apps that you could use to practice coding. I recommend starting with ‘Scatch jr’. This is free to download onto both android and iOS devices.
You can use this to create characters and move them around. You can even add in recordings of things for them to say.
In mine I have made my cat go for a swim, I wonder what you will make your character do. You could even add more characters to make it more interesting!
If you don’t want to practise using a tablet, phone or iPad, you could ask someone in your family to turn into a computer, you could then give your ‘human computer’ some instructions. Be careful though, ‘human computers’ are just like real ones- they follow your instructions exactly!
How did you get on with Sports Day? Did you have a good time? Which event was your favourite? This week I’d like you to see if you can beat your own personal record.
This week I would like you to use your super phonic skills to write a set of instructions.
You will need to remember to use numbers to order the steps. You will need to sound out your words carefully.
I’d love for you to email your instructions to me- BeechClass@manea.cambs.sch.uk