Home Learning: Day 37

Hello, Beech class!

Thank you to everyone who has started to send in their Ancient Egypt projects. I’m thoroughly impressed and can’t wait for Sharing Friday! Please do send them in if you haven’t yet!

Today’s learning


The response to Oak Academy has been positive so far so we are going to continue with challenging ourselves! The lessons are really detailed and a great opportunity to get ready for year 4. Click here for the next lesson on drawing 2D shapes!  Enjoy!

English and Reading

Chapter 2 of The Sleeping Volcano and the quiz questions are ready to go on Purple Mash as well as an open writing challenge called The Ladder – let your imaginations run free (but don’t forget to use paragraphs)!

There is a SPaG (spelling, punctuation and grammar) exercise on it here too: SleepingVolcano_SPaG_Ch2


Joe Wicks is carrying on with his daily PE lessons on his YouTube channel at 9:00 am today!


Here is some handwriting that you could do today:

Day 37

Weekly task: Why was the river Nile so important in Ancient Egypyt?

Head over to Google Classroom (access via your Dunraven Gmail inbox).  There is a presentation and explanation of this week’s task.


Follow the Google Slides, watch the videos then write an essay in the Google Docs below.  Don’t forget to click Present to allow you to click on things.

Follow the steps to success on the Google Slides carefully!

Essay: Why was the river Nile so important in Ancient Egypt.

– Explain what the river Nile does every year in your introduction and list the things that this gave the Egyptians.

– Use paragraphs to organise your work.

– Explain each thing and how it came from the River Nile in steps in each paragraph.


Here are your spellings for the week. Our virtual test will go live on Thursday!

Spelling s2w1

Take care,

Mr. Oyewole