Year 8 Remote Learning from Tuesday 15th December - Friday 18th December

Subject: Mathematics

What work do you need to do?

Where will you find the work?

What do you need to submit to your teacher? How will you receive feedback on your work?

Recapping previous learning that was originally completed in September, in preparation for January when we will revisit the work again.

Each topic has a video linked to the work, watch the video prior to completing the questions.

Work set on:

-        Adding and subtracting decimals

-        Dividing a decimal by decimal

-        Long division

-        Long multiplication

-        Order of operations

Work can be found on Google classroom and allocated to Mymaths

School log in: rushden

School password: three

Students have individual logins to access the work

Teachers are allocating work per lesson on Google classroom so new work will appear each day/lesson.

Work will automatically submit to the  classroom teacher on completion of the work and clicking the checkout button.

Teachers will mark and feedback accordingly to students and as a class after Christmas.

Subject: Science

What work do you need to do?

Where will you find the work?

What do you need to submit to your teacher? How will you receive feedback on your work?

A1: Go through the slides posted and watch the clips. Complete work in books.

A2: Work through the power point posted by Miss Jepson, making notes and answering the questions.

Mr Blackshaw: bbc clip& youtube clip on photosynthesis and a choice of photosynthesis worksheet or timeline

A3:  Forces - Pressure on solids and Pressure on Liquids - adapted lesson slides with a mix of diagrams to copy, key points for the lesson to copy, questions to answer and exam style questions.

B1: Photosynthesis, limiting factors, and plant respiration - adapted lesson slides with a mix of diagrams to copy, key points for the lesson to copy, questions to answer and exam style questions.

B2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLuSi_6Ol8M

Watch this clip Discuss the Carbon Cycle with your family.  If you can explain it, you pretty much understand it. Key words - PHOTOSYNTHESIS, RESPIRATION, COMBUSTION, DECOMPOSITION

B3: Review work on the structure of the leaf, to research, draw and annotate a root hair cell and then an extended writing task comparing a palisade cell to a root hair cell all to be done in their books.

B4: Questions on google classroom as an assignment with some separate research on global warming effects. All the slides are on google classroom and clips for them to view again.

All work is set via the individual google classroom.

Take pictures and upload the work.

Take pictures and upload the work, feedback given within a few working days once work received.

Mr Blackshaw: feedback via hand in of assignment.

Take a picture and attach to submission on google classrooms. Feedback via google classrooms. AP given to those who have submitted work.

Take a picture and attach to submission on google classrooms. Feedback via google classrooms. AP given to those who have submitted work.

Complete in books so feedback can be given when this is gone over in class in January.

I have asked them to upload their answers to the questions on the carbon cycle, to google classroom and their feedback will be in the New Year. I have also put my email address if they want to send me their research.

Subject: English

What work do you need to do?

Where will you find the work?

What do you need to submit to your teacher? How will you receive feedback on your work?

All teachers have uploaded lessons linked to the unit of work you have been studying- literary heritage: adventure and mystery. 

8a/En1:

Powerpoints and extracts exploring the role of animals in 19th century literature

8a/En2:

Exploring popular characters in 19th century fiction- the detective, the orphan and the pirate. Exploring the role of animals in 19th century literature.

8a/En3:

Powerpoint provided exploring Robinson Crusoe.

8b/En1:

PowerPoint and extract provided exploring the origin of detectives in literature

8b/En2:

Students to create their own mystery scripts following their exploration of mystery conventions in lesson. Conventions include: victim, justice, detective etc.

8b/En3:

Re-read The Sign of Four extract and write the next chapter. PowerPoint provided to remind students of the conventions of mystery writing that were explored in lesson.

Google Classroom

You can either:

Write on paper and email a picture of the work to your teacher.

Or

Type up your response and email the document directly to your teacher.

Subject: German

What work do you need to do?

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What do you need to submit to your teacher? How will you receive feedback on your work?

Students have a link to BBC Bitesize to recap word order (verb as 2nd idea) that we have been working on in class.

Students watch the video, make notes and complete the quiz.

They also have the opportunity to catch up on any work missed during the term due to absences.

Students should look on their relevant Google classroom, all powerpoints and resources are there.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zm3m47h/articles/zkkbhbk

www.language-gym.com. Students have their log in details but can contact Mrs Brainwood.

Students can email their work or submit it on Google classroom.

Subject: IT

What work do you need to do?

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What do you need to submit to your teacher? How will you receive feedback on your work?

Create a Christmas menu (which could subsequently be used as a place setting) in the blank Google Drawing allocated to each student. This exercise develops the following skills:

Page setup to set the page size and orientation;

Insertion of Christmas themed images;

Adjustment of the transparency of the images;

Insertion of tables and merging of cells within the tables;

Populating the tables with menu choices and insertion of shapes for diners to use as a tick box or to colour in reflecting their choices.

Google Classroom - step by step instructions are included as is an example of what I might expect to see when the task is complete.

Submit your work through Google Classroom.

Feedback will be provided through Google Classroom, associated to the task.

Subject: Geography

What work do you need to do?

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What do you need to submit to your teacher? How will you receive feedback on your work?

Mr Ross’s class has had a lesson this week so no work to complete. If pupils were missing they will find the lesson on Google Classroom.

   

Subject: Performing Arts (Music, Dance and Drama)

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Watch Peter Pan on Digital Theatre (log in details shared in the classroom) and complete the Google form answering questions on all elements of the production

Links, log in details and google form available on music classroom.

Complete the google form on the music google classroom

Subject: Art

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In art we are looking at still life and food packaging. Over the break you will need to set up groups of food packaging to make a still life, such as tins, cans, bottles, cereal boxes etc and then make a series of drawings from different viewpoints.

Include all labels, detail and be as accurate as you can.You can use any media including biro, pencil or coloured pencil.

This is an exercise in accuracy and perspective. Remember what you have learnt about line, tone, ellipses and applying lettering.

There are examples of food container drawings on the google classroom for you to use as a guide.

Your work will need to be returned to your art teacher in january to be marked. Your feedback will be written on your marksheet.

Subject: PE

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Within PE we are looking at HEALTHY ME and looking at promoting the importance of leading healthy active lifestyles. Students must maintain a level of physical activity each day, following the physically active wellbeing calendar.

The calendar is placed in each of the google classrooms as well as in the school newsletter each week.

Students should keep a record of how many days they maintain physical activity and inform their teacher upon their return or notify them on google classroom.

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