Year 8

 
Monday 18 may
Tuesday 19 may
Wednesday 20 may
Thursday 21 may
Friday 22 may
09.00 – 09.30
Physical activity

 
Plan and Design a 5 day fitness circuit.

It should focus on body weight exercises that can be completed at home.

Useful resources include:

Physical activity


Continue with fitness routine 

Physical activity


Continue with fitness routine

Physical activity


Continue with fitness routine

Physical activity


Continue with fitness routine 

09.45 – 10.30
  
Maths
All Sets

Plans and elevations lesson and tasks

 

  
Maths
All Sets

Hegarty maths clip 837 – 838 and quizzes  

  
Maths
All Sets

Hegarty maths clip 839 – 840 and quizzes  

 

 

 
Maths
All Sets

Hegarty maths clip 841 – 842 and quizzes  

 

 Maths
All Sets

Hegarty maths clip 843 – 844 and quizzes  

Set 1 (Mrs A)

Plans and elevations

Worksheet

Exam Questions

 set 2 & 3
(Mr T & Mr Payne)

Plans and elevations

Worksheet

 Set 4 (Mrs Boswell)

Plans and elevations

Worksheet

10.30 – 10.45
Break
10.45 – 11.30
English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

Extension: Try the Year 9 task

 

English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

 Extension: Try the Year 9 task

English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

Extension: Try the Year 9 task

English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

Extension: Try the Year 9 task

                  
 English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

Weekly Extension

‘Tricky Spelling

Task 1
Task 2
Task 3
Task 4
Task 5
Task 6
Task 7
Task 8
Task 9
Task 10

11.30 – 12.00
Reading
Reading
Reading
Reading
 
12.00 – 13.00
Lunch
13.00 – 13.45
Science
Photosynthesis and structure of leaf


Watch the video - What is Photosynthesis?

Take the quiz at the end of the page.

Write out the word equation and symbol equation for photosynthesis

Explain how leaves are adapted for photosynthesis and describe the function of the ‘xylem’ and ‘phloem’. 

Read and watch about the features of a leaf

Take the quiz at the end of the page

Describe the main features of a leaf

Draw a diagram of a leaf and include labels

 

 

 

 

Geography
Natural Hazards- Volcanoes

                                         Produce a poster to show the advantages and disadvantages of living in volcanic areas.

Include reasons why people choose to live in these regions despite the dangers. 

∙ Research and include the following:

  • Fertile soil

  • Tourism

  • Volcanic eruption

  • Earthquakes


 Stretch and Challenge:

Research and include these other reasons:

  • Minerals

  • Geothermal energy

  • Any other reasons


Send your work to Miss Ivan

Science
Pure and Impure substances


Complete the daily Science lesson

Pure substances

Recall the meaning of the terms ‘elements’ and ‘compounds’. 

Think about a drink of ‘pure orange’ juice from the supermarket. Is it really ‘pure’ orange only or are there other substances present?

Explain the terms ‘pure’ and ‘impure’ substances and how water is used to dissolve things.

Explain the term ‘diffusion’ using a diagram to support your answer.

Think of spraying a can of air freshener into the air of a room. 
What happens if you spray for a couple of seconds compared to say 10 seconds?

Find a diagram of simple distillation, draw and label it.

The main science points are evaporation and condensing.

 Changes of state of water

 What do these terms mean?

History
Meanwhile, elsewhere

 

In 1918, after World War 1, women in Britain gained the right to vote.

However, women in New Zealand already had the right to vote for 25 years. 

 Complete the following questions:

  • What role did Kate Sheppard play in achieving votes for women in New Zealand?

  • How is Kate Sheppard commemorated in New Zealand today?

  • What tactics did Henry Smith Fish use to try and stop women in New Zealand getting the vote?

  • Why did these backfire?

The following links may be helpful

Kate Sheppard

Votes for women

Womens suffrage

 Send your work to your classroom teacher

Science
Friction and air resistance

 

Complete the daily Science lesson

Friction & resistance

Complete the two activities in the session.

When a sprinter starts a sprint race their feet are on starting blocks when they are crouched down. Why?

Explain how friction can be useful and unhelpful.

Why do racing cyclists and Formula 1 racing drivers want to be ‘streamlined’?

How is a bicycle and riding equipment adapted to make it more streamlined?

13.45 – 14.30
Technology
Album Cover


Design and colour a design for a CD cover for the band Chic

The album title is Le Freak.

It must use the 1970’s typefaces you looked at last time.

Make sure that all the space is used and that you use a ruler to mark out guidelines for your lettering.  

Listen to Le Freak
Song

Email your work to 

Mrs Derome

Mr McWilliams

Languages
Introducing Yourself

Recap your skills by watching this lesson

Complete the tasks contained within

Introductions
Lesson

 

Music
Music review

Listen to the Spider-Man: Homecoming Suite by Michael Giacchino. 

Task 1
Find out 5 interesting facts about Michael Giacchino.

Task 2
Write a twitter review of the Spider-Man: Homecoming Suite.
(Max 280 characters)

Justify your thoughts about the music.

 Tag @DeanesPerform in your twitter review.

Email to Mrs Halliday

 

ICT
Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The history of AI and the Turing test
lesson 

Email to Miss Harris 

PCE
Careers


Work through the careers lesson

Read through Bill Gates – Wonders of the ‘Working World’ slides

What do they mean?

Discuss them with your parents / carers.

Who is Bill Gates? 
Video

Present your own brand of toothpaste to include:

  • Brand name

  • Slogan

  • Box design

  • Jingle suitable for the radio

Email to Miss Fanning

14.30 – 15.00
Physical activity


Design a 5 day warm down exercises that can accompany your previously designed circuit

Ideas could include:

  • Walking 

  • light jogging

  • active stretching

Physical activity


Try out your warm down activities for morning session
 

Physical activity

 
Try out your warm down activities for morning session 

Physical activity


Try out your warm down activities for morning session  

Physical activity


Try out your warm down activities for morning session
 

 

 
Monday 01 June
Tuesday 02 June
Wednesday 03 June
Thursday 04 June
Friday 05 June
09.00 – 09.30
Physical activity


Design a week long mindfulness and exercise routine for mental health. 

Include the reasons for your choice of routine.

Ideas could include:

  • Yoga with accompanying music

  • Dance 

Physical activity


Continue your Mindfulness activity

Physical activity


Continue your 
Mindfulness activity

Physical activity


Continue your Mindfulness activity 

Physical activity


Continue your Mindfulness activity 

09.45 – 10.30
Maths
All Sets

Hegarty maths clip 642 and 643 & quizzes

 
 
Maths
All Sets

Hegarty maths clip 651 and quiz

  
Maths
All Sets

Enlargements Lesson

Lesson tutorial

Questions

Answers

 

 

 
 

 

 
Maths
All Sets

Hegarty maths clip 864 and 865 & quizzes

Set 1 (Mrs A)

Scale Drawings 

Lesson 1

Super stretch worksheet

Maths
All Sets

Scale Drawings

Lesson 2

Worksheet 2

 
 
Set 2 & 3
(Mr T & Mr Payne)

Scale Drawings 

Lesson 1

Stretch worksheet

Set 4 (Mrs Boswell)

Scale Drawings 

Lesson 1

Challenge worksheet

 
English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

Extension: Try the Year 9 task

 

English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

Extension: Try the Year 9 task

English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

Extension: Try the Year 9 task

English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

Extension: Try the Year 9 task

English

Complete the daily English task for Year 8

BBC Bitesize

Weekly Extension

‘Tricky Spelling

Task 1
Task 2
Task 3
Task 4
Task 5
Task 6
Task 7
Task 8
Task 9
Task 10
Task 11

11.30 – 12.00
Reading
Reading
Reading
Reading
Reading
12.00 – 13.00
Lunch
13.00 – 13.45
Science
What is DNA?


Read and watch the 2 daily science lessons

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Explain how DNA forms chromosomes and how we inherit characteristics from our parents. 

What is the difference between environmental characteristics and inherited characteristics?

Can you think of examples of some that could fall into both categories.?

Example:
Skin colour is inherited.

Skin can also be changed by the weather or a tanning lotion making it environmental.

Forensics

Bullets

Geography
Tsunamis

  • What causes a tsunami?

  • Tsunamis can do far more harm than earthquakes. Explain why.

  • Do you think a tsunami could strike the UK? Think carefully and give your reasons.

Email your work to Miss Ivan

Science
The rock cycle

Read and watch the daily science lesson

Lesson

You need to describe the difference between: 

  • igneous rock

  • sedimentary rock

  • metamorphic rock

The stages of the rock cycle can be tricky to remember.

To help you remember them attempt one of the following:

  • Paint a picture of the rock cycle

  • Make a model

  • Make a song 

 "Rock Song"

This topic links directly with Geography so is very important.

History
Meanwhile, elsewhere


It is August 1914. Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated in June.

You are a reporter for a European newspaper and have to inform readers of the enormous impact of this event.

Set your work out like a newspaper, with a headline and the date. 

Complete the task in a Word or PowerPoint document. 

  • Explain when and where the murder happened 

  • Who was responsible?

  • Give at least 3 reasons why this event led to a world war

  • Include at least one picture

  • Explain what you think was the most important reason for the outbreak of the war.  

Send your work to your classroom teacher

Science
Series and parallel circuits

Read and watch the 2 daily science lessons

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Draw your own series and parallel circuit (use a ruler).

include the symbols for a cell, bulbs and switch.

  Where would you use a series and parallel circuit?

What is current and how do we measure current in a circuit?

What does the term ‘potential difference’ mean and how is it measured (device and measuring units). 

Extension Task

Read and watch the two tasks

Task 1
Task 2

Hand draw and colour a diagram showing the wiring of a plug.

Why is the "live" wire brown instead of red?

13.45 – 14.30
Art
Turpy's Art room

You are invited to produce a piece of Art in response to a chosen theme each fortnight.

Click here for a video introduction.

Your Artwork can be a pencil drawing, painting or sculpture, in any medium and any scale.

Send your entries with a written commentary explaining how it links to the theme to Mr Turp

This fortnight's theme is 'BRITISH'

All works need to be submitted by 3pm on Friday.

A selection of images will be shown through a video link which will be emailed to all parents and students.

Languages
Introducing Yourself

Recap your skills by watching this lesson

Complete the tasks contained within

Introductions
Lesson

Drama
Costume Design

Choose your favourite character from any source.

Design a futuristic costume for them.  It will need annotations and labels

Consider:

  • What might that character be wearing in the year 3000?

  • What materials might be used for clothing then?

Tweet your final design to @DeanesPerform

 Email your work to Miss Harrison 

Food
 Sweet and Sour Chicken with Noodles

Work through the Sweet & Sour Chicken Noodles lesson 

Email your work to Miss Bakonyyari  

Citizenship / PCE
Drugs Awareness


Work through the Drugs lesson

Solve the ‘commonly used’ drug anagrams

Highlight which ones are socially acceptable

Complete the illegal drugs activity

Worksheet

Create a presentation about ONE of these drugs in more detail.

BBC Task – Look through the ‘Half the Damage’ Pages (pg 7-23)

There is a list of drugs on page 8. Which one do you think has caused this change of physical appearance?

 Email your work to Miss Fanning

14.30 – 15.00
Physical activity


Pick a sport you  would like to improve in.

Design a 5 day training routine  focusing on different skills of your chosen sport.

Example:

Football

  • Passing 

  • Dribbling

  • short passing 

  • Long Passing

  • Curling the ball

Physical activity


Carry out your training routine

Physical activity

 
Carry out your training routine

Physical activity

 
Carry out your training routine

Physical activity


Carry out your training routine