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This week we will be following the BBC Bitesize daily lessons on


Today's focus is to be able to use some description and join ideas in sentences using conjunctions like 'and', 'because' and 'if'.

There are 3 activities, you can choose to do as much or as little as you would like.


Activity 1: Let's watch Barnaby


After watching the video, explain to somebody at home what an allotment is.

  • Make sure you include lots of describing words
  • you can watch the video again and make notes, if it helps
  • see if you can talk for 40 seconds to somebody, describing what an allotment is.

Ready, steady, go!


Activity 2: Creating a magical plant

Imagine you could create a magical plant. What would it be?

Try to consider the following things:

  • what would be magical about your plant?
  • would something magical grow on it?
  • what does your magical plant look like?
  • does the magical plant have a name?

Write six sentences about your magical creation.

Remember to include lots of describing words as well as including joining words like, 'and', 'but', 'because', 'if', and 'when' Also, try and use words like 'the best', 'the fastest', 'the most beautiful', 'the weirdest'.

Here is an example. My magical plant is called Chocolato because it grows delicious chocolate bars instead of leaves. When you break a chocolate off it, another one grows straight away. Chocolato is the most unusual plant ever. If you are really good, beautiful chocolate flowers might grow. But you have to be careful or you might get tummy-ache if you eat too much.


Activity 3: Use your imagination

Choose four people that you know - these could be friends or family - and list all the things that each person really loves.

Then think of a magical plant for each person. For example, if one of your friends really loves football, you could have a tree that is covered in lots of footballs.

Draw each magic plant - making sure you include notes to describe features of the tree.


Today's maths lesson focuses problem solving. You can find the video for the lesson Summer Week 2 lesson 3 on


Once you have watched the video, have a go at the questions on today's worksheet. Record the answers in your maths workbook.


Wider curriculum (Art)


Today’s task follows on from last week’s art lesson and yesterday’s science lesson.

We will be looking at learning how to draw flowers. Today we will be following the tutorial videos of Art for Kidz Hub which is a family YouTube channel that has lots of different drawing tutorials for all ages.


They use a marker pen but you can use a pencil.

Here are links to some of the flower tutorials. Choose your favourite ones to try. 


How to draw a Hibiscus flower

How to draw spring tulips

How to draw poppies

How to draw a funny cactus

How to draw a Dahlia Pom Pom


Don’t forget to send me some photos of your drawings, I’d love to see them!