Category Archives: P5

Mr Bennett’s Tech Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Here’s your next Tech Tuesday!

3d render GIF by gfaught

If you want to learn about tech and how to make your own apps and games this is the place to learn the skills!

All of these tasks are extra fun things to do, not must complete tasks, so only attempt it if you fancy it after your other work.

P4-P5

Dance Mat Typing

One of the keys to finding coding and computers easy is being able to type well.

Try this BBC Bitesize Typing game to start typing for real!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zj8xvcw/articles/z3c6tfr

P6 and P7

Sequencing and Selection

Have a look at this BBC Bitesize guide and video about sequencing and selection.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkcqn39/articles/z23q7ty

Now head over to Scratch and try to put these skills to use. I’d like to see a game where a sprite performs using a sequence. This is probably best done with a loop.

But what can you do with your loop? You could use the sense functions so your character is looking for water like the Kangaroo in the video. You could even make the crocs search for Kangaroos.

You don’t have to use that story though. Get creative and if you want to link or drop the scratch file to Mr Bennett’s tech channel for him to share some examples then do it!

Here’s the scratch Tutorial page if you need any tips or ideas. https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tutorial=all

Have fun coding Digital Dalry!

Letter Regarding Online Attendence P4-P7

Please read the letter below from Mrs Honeyman regarding how we will monitor online attendence in P4-P7.

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages

Home Learning for Week Commencing 22nd February 2021

Hello P4-P7

Hopefully learning at home will be easier for those whose younger brothers and sisters are back to nursery and school this week.

It is important to note that TEAMS is available to all classes including the learning below. Additional tasks, videos and face to face meetings all take place there. Make teams your first place to look for learning.

Here are the Home Learning Documents for this week.

Guide to Supporting Learning at Home

Parents may find this support guide from Edinburgh council useful

Parent Guide Supporting Learning at Home

You may also find these guides to using teams and 365 useful.

How To Learn Anywhere Dalry

Microsoft 365 using iPad

Microsoft 365

Teams Explained

Mr D’s PE Learning.

MrD_PE EarlyLevel_Nursery and P1 PEwall

MrD_PE 1stLevel_P2-P4 PEwall

Mr D PE Second_level_P5-P7 PE_Wall

Also check out this planner for staying active MY ACTIVITY PLANNER

Music from Mrs Ewen

Click the padlet below for Mrs Ewen’s Children’s Mental Health Week music learning 

Made with Padlet

All Years

Mrs McLaughlin’s Art Wednesdays

Every Wednesday Mrs McLaughlin adds an optional art project for you to enjoy.

Here is this week’s task https://dalryprimaryschool.com/2021/02/17/art-wednesdays-with-mrs-mcloughlin-17th-feb/

Look in teams or back here on the website for the next task this Wednesday.

Mr Bennett’s Tech Tuesday

Last week Mr Bennett set his first Tech Tuesday task

Here’s the link https://dalryprimaryschool.com/2021/02/16/mr-bennetts-tech-tuesday/

Look out for the next one this Tuesday.

Here is this week’s Home Learning

 

P4 (Both Classes)

2021.02.22.P4 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.p4 Plan for home learning

 

P5 (Mrs Clements)

2021.02.22.P5 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P5 Plan for home learning

 

P5/6

2021.02.22 P56 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P5-6 Plan for Home Learning

P6

2021.02.22.P6 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P6 Plan for Home learning

 

P7

2021.02.22.P7 Home Learning Grid

2021 11 01 Primary 7 Plan for Home Learning

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages

Art Wednesdays With Mrs McLoughlin 17th Feb.

Mrs McLoughlin has more art for you. Every Wednesday Mrs McLoughlin posts an art project for you to try at home if you like.

This week it’s animal alphabet

If you try any out you can always share your art with her at @LoughlinUpdates on twitter if you are using it.

Mr Bennett’s Tech Tuesday

From this week we will be doing a Mr Bennett Tech Tuesday for those still home schooling.

Compusplosion computers exploding buildegg, blow up a computer, pc, computer, fireworks, explosion GIF

If you want to learn how to make your own apps and games this is the place to learn the skills!

All of these tasks are extra fun things to do, not must complete tasks, so only attempt it if you fancy it after your other work.

P1-P4

My Grown Up is a Robot

Ask a grown up or a big sibling to be your robot for an hour.

Robots can only do what they are told.

Get them to also help you pick a task to achieve. Maybe walking from the front door to the kitchen.

Maybe getting a glass of water.

Or something more complicated like using the swings at the park.

They will only respond to the exact instructions on how to move though. Just like a real robot.

A really tough task is the one in this video about making a peanut butter and jelly (jam) sandwich. I don’t think you should try this with your grown up robot (unless you don’t mind wasting a lot of food) but watching it gives you an idea of how your robot grown up might act.

Was that tricky?

What mistakes did they make?

How will you need to make your instructions?

Then you need to give the robot grown up your instructions. If you are in P1 and P2 this could just be your saying the instructions.

If you are in P3 and P4 maybe you could go further and write them down.

All videos you want to share (no need to do this if you don’t want to) are welcome either in your class tech channel as an upload or on twitter to @tweetsbennett

P5-P7

Storytech

Did you know you can use scratch as a storytelling programme?

You can make your own animations or comic strips.

Try out the story tutorial here https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tutorial=tell-a-story

If you are feeling really fancy you could try the audio options too. Find the animations that can talk tutorial here https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tutorial=all along with all the other tutorials you could need.

You can use the included sprites and backgrounds or draw your own. It’s up to you.

If you want to share your story then either save the file and upload it to Mr Bennett’s tech channel in your class, or set up sharing in scratch (please ask a grown up for permission here) and share a link to the Mr B tech channel once you’ve shared your story.

Have fun coding Digital Dalry!

Home Learning for Week Commencing 16th February 2021

Welcome back from the February break.

Please look out for news from the First Minister this week which will either confirm or postpone the return to school of some years from next week.

Our plan and information will follow this announcement, later in the week.

It is important to note that TEAMS is available to all classes inc;uding the learning below. Additional tasks, videos and face to face meetings all take place there. Make teams your first place to look for learning.

Here are the Home Learning Documents for this week.

Guide to Supporting Learning at Home

Parents may find this support guide from Edinburgh council useful

Parent Guide Supporting Learning at Home

You may also find these guides to using teams and 365 useful.

How To Learn Anywhere Dalry

Microsoft 365 using iPad

Microsoft 365

Teams Explained

Mr D’s PE Learning.

MrD_PE EarlyLevel_Nursery and P1 PEwall

MrD_PE 1stLevel_P2-P4 PEwall

Mr D PE Second_level_P5-P7 PE_Wall

Also check out this planner for staying active MY ACTIVITY PLANNER

Music from Mrs Ewen

Click the padlet below for Mrs Ewen’s Children’s Mental Health Week music learning 

Made with Padlet

All Years

Mrs McLaughlin’s Art Wednesdays

Every Wednesday Mrs McLaughlin adds an optional art project for you to enjoy.

Look in teams or back here on the website for more information this Wednesday.

Here is this week’s Home Learning

P1

2021.02.16.P1 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.p1 plan for home learning

P1/2 (All)

2021.02.16.P1-2 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.p1_2 Plan for Home Learning

 

P2 Class

2021.02.16.P2 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P2 Plan for Home Learning

P3a

2021.02.16.P3a Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P3a Plan for home learning

P3b

2021.02.16.P3B Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P3b Plan for Home Learning

 

P4 (Both Classes)

2021.02.16.P4 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.p4 Plan for home learning

 

P5 (Mrs Clements)

2021 02 16 P5 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P5 Plan for home learning

 

P5/6

2021.02.16.P5-6 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P5-6 Plan for Home Learning

P6

2021.02.16.P6 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P6 Plan for Home learning

 

P7

2021.02.16.P7 Home Learning Grid

2021 11 01 Primary 7 Plan for Home Learning

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages

Things to do in the Lockdown Holidays.

School Breaks up at lunchtime tomorrow and we have a whole week of lockdown holiday to fill with fun. Here’s some ideas……

Snow Days

It is maybe going to snow again.

If it snows enough get out there and have some fun.

If you send your photos/videos of the below to his tech channels on teams or to @BennettTweets on Twitter when we get back Mr B will choose his top 3…

Snowpeople

Igloos

Snow Photos (taken by the kids not the grown ups).

Snow Day GIF by Demic

Chinese New Year

It’s chinese new year next week.

There’s plenty of chinese new year activities you could try…

It’s the year of the Ox so you could try these Ox craft ideas https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/ox-crafts

Try chinese food like these kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orb0RDvYqWQ

Learn about how people celebrate in China https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkc92p/articles/zphcydm

Try making chinese foods:

Stir Fry: https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/sachas_stir-fry_17077

Dumplings https://www.misspandachinese.com/fun-in-the-kitchen-lets-make-chinese-dumplings/

Practice Your Pancakes

The first day back is Shrove Tuesday. This is the day before lent, a time of fasting in traditional Christian cultures, begins. Certain foods are not allowed during lent. One way to use them up was making pancakes.

So why not get practicing during February break.

Great Dalry Bake Off

Get your bake on and show us some showstoppers. If you want to post any pictures to the school twitter account feel free.

If you need ideas why not watch the Junior Bake Off 2021, which was on channel 4 last month. https://www.channel4.com/programmes/junior-bake-off/on-demand/70307-001

Spicing Up a Walk

We’ve all done most of the walks available to us, but there are ways to make them more interesting…

Pokemon GO: Pokemon go is an app game on phones. If your grown ups don’t mind and are happy to go with you why not try hunting for Pokemon around Edinburgh. (DOES COST TO DOWNLOAD)

Frisbee Golf: Take a frisbee, how many throws does it take to walk around your local park. Least throws is the winner.

Orienteering: We recently shared a post about orienteering courses in Edinburgh. Click here to see it.

Colour Walks: Go on a walk even around town but take photos of a nominated colour for the day. When you get back make a collage (on phone/computer/ or print and do in real life).

Go for a dark walk with torches (and grown ups).

Maybe try to see the space station (today or tomorrow only) https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/sightings/view.cfm?country=United_Kingdom&region=Scotland&city=Edinburgh#.YBwDHqD7TIU)

See zoo animals on your walk by walking at Corstorphine Hill next to the zoo. You may even see a Mrs Honeyman in the wild there…

Where to Walk

There are great walks all over Edinburgh but you can get more ideas from this website https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/lothian/edinburgh.shtml

Don’t forget the John Muir Way goes along the canal and past Saughton Park on it’s way across Scotland. Learn more about it at the John Muir Way Website and in the sways Mr Bennett Makes for P5.

Other Things to do Outside

Dust off the scooter, roller skates or bike.

Fly a kite.

Buy one or some these books and try to get them completed (especially this one).

Gardening

It’s a busy time of year in a real garden. You need to start preparing it for spring. If you have a vegetable garden that means lots of digging.

It can also mean lots of preparing of seeds to grow.

Why not try growing potatoes in a bucket or bag or try growing a herb box this spring.

You could make a digital garden in games like Minecraft or Animal Crossing if you play them. Grab some screenshots to show us if you like.

The most important thing though is…..

Have fun and take a break from school. It’s been a tough term. You deserve to choose your own stuff to fill your brain with.

Enjoy!

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages

Art Wednesdays With Mrs McLoughlin 3rd Feb.

Mrs McLoughlin has more art for you. Every Wednesday Mrs McLoughlin posts an art project for you to try at home if you like.

This week it’s chinese lanterns

If you try any out you can always share your art with her at @LoughlinUpdates on twitter if you are using it.

Home Learning for Week Commencing 1st February 2021

Welcome to our last week of home learning before the February break. Home learning looks set to continue aftern the holidays.

It is important to note that this time around TEAMS is available to all classes with the learning below, additional tasks, videos and face to face meetings all taking place there. Make teams your first place to look for learning.

Here are the Home Learning Documents for this week.

Guide to Supporting Learning at Home

Parents may find this support guide from Edinburgh council useful

Parent Guide Supporting Learning at Home

You may also find these guides to using teams and 365 useful.

How To Learn Anywhere Dalry

Microsoft 365 using iPad

Microsoft 365

Teams Explained

Mr D’s PE Learning.

MrD_PE EarlyLevel_Nursery and P1 PEwall

MrD_PE 1stLevel_P2-P4 PEwall

Mr D PE Second_level_P5-P7 PE_Wall

Also check out this planner for staying active MY ACTIVITY PLANNER

Music from Mrs Ewen

Click the padlet below for Mrs Ewen’s Children’s Mental Health Week music learning 

Made with Padlet

All Years

Mrs McLaughlin’s Art Wednesdays

Every Wednesday Mrs McLaughlin adds an optional art project for you to enjoy.

This week it’s winter trees pdf

Damian’s Art Projects

Back in October Friend of the school and local Artist Damian Callan sent some art projects for the next lockdown. Well here we are so here is art project number 4 if you want an extra task. You will need a piece of card (cereal packet or biscuit box), a scissors and some pencils:

CHICKENS STENCIL

Here is this week’s Home Learning

P1

2021.02.01.P1 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.p1 plan for home learning

P1/2 (All)

2021.02.01.P1-2 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.p1_2 Plan for Home Learning

 

P2 Class

2021.02.01.P2 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P2 Plan for Home Learning

P3a

2021.02.01.P3a Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P3a Plan for home learning

P3b

2021.02.01.P3B Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P3b Plan for Home Learning

 

P4 (Both Classes)

2021.02.01.P4 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.p4 Plan for home learning

 

P5 (Mrs Clements)

2021.02.01.P5 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P5 Plan for home learning

 

P5/6

2021.02.01.P5-6 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P5-6 Plan for Home Learning

P6

2021.02.01.P6 Home Learning Grid

2021.01.P6 Plan for Home learning

 

P7

2021.02.01.P7 Home Learning Grid

2021 11 01 Primary 7 Plan for Home Learning

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If you need support to read this webpage or online letter via translation into an additional language please contact the translation service using this link https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/languages

Parent Survey

Dear Parents/Carers,

The staff team at Digital Dalry have been working incredibly hard to try to make this school closure period as successful as possible given the difficult and unprecedented circumstances that we find ourselves in.

Please can you take time to give us your feedback on the Remote Learning offer we are providing so that we can inform the staff and work with you to provide the service you require.

The survey will close on Monday 1st February 9PM

Click the following link to access the survey.https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=af6sSGo3tUKfacnke7-5xNkt93pf5NtBuw32cOOSFBZUN1lHTFpITFdHNjBWTVc0NEpFRzZFRDc2Uy4u

Fill | Dalry Primary Parental Survey 29th January 2021Dear Parents/Carers, The staff team at Digital Dalry have been working incredibly hard to try to make this school closure period as successful as possible given the difficult and unprecedented circumstances that we find ourselves in. Please can you take time to give us your feedback on the Remote Learning offer we are providing so that we can inform the staff and work with you to provide the service you require. Please fill in one copy per child so we can differentiate feedback by class. The survey will close on Monday 1st February 9PM Mrs Honeymanforms.office.com

Mrs Honeyman