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Year 8

MEA School closure student information: Year 8

In the student pack you will find:

  • Your timetable. Follow this to complete work at home. On your return to school your form tutor will collect this work. Your subject teachers will go over the work in lessons.
  • A set of work to compete for each subject.
  • Instructions on how to complete the work set for each subject. These are below.
  • Please check the website daily for more information on learning at home

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Subject

What to do at home

English

Non-fiction reading/writing booklet

Use plain paper/lined paper to work on

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zr6bxyc

We would recommend that you choose a different task each day. Start from the beginning of the booklet and work your way through.

Maths

8x1-x4 AND 8y1/8z2 Spring 2 Unit – Number Sense

•White Rose worksheets will be taken home in a printed booklet

•Tasks with video tutorials and assessment quizzes will be set on Hegarty maths

•Additional practice can be found on CorbettMaths.com website.

8y2-8y5 Spring 2 Unit – Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

•White Rose worksheets will be taken home in a printed booklet

•Tasks with video tutorials and assessment quizzes will be set on Hegarty maths

•Additional practice can be found on CorbettMaths.com website.

https://hegartymaths.com/

https://corbettmaths.com/

Science

•Complete the booklet provided. Use the information to answer the questions.

•Follow the BBC bitesize link and read the information to make a one page summary in your own words

•Complete the test questions at the end of each chapter

Geography

Rivers work booklet – complete tasks in booklet

Use Knowledge Organiser to further develop knowledge of coasts

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zrw76sg

https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks3/geography/   http://www.geography.learnontheinternet.co.uk/ks3/index.html

History

-Year 8 Summer work booklets

-Use plain paper/lined paper to work on

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zk26n39

We would recommend that you choose a different topic each day. Start from the beginning of the booklet and do topic by topic

Spanish

1.Complete the tasks in your ‘Vocabulary Attack’ work booklets

2. Work through each section of your Spanish Knowledge organiser and create a mind map for each section. Memorise the words.

3.Use your knowledge organiser to write about yourself, your hobbies and your life at school

4. Log on to Linguascope .com.uk and work through the units.

Username: MEA

Password : Valencia

5.Download  ‘Duolinguo’ free app and follow it each day

Computer Science

Year 7 Knowledge organizer

Big Test Revision - Y8 CS

Computational thinking, algorithms and programming sections on bite size:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zvc9q6f

I Media

Year 7 Knowledge organizer

Big Test - Y7 ICT Revision Guide

Multimedia section on bite size:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z8mtsbk

Art/ 3D Art

Year 8 Drawing sheet

Use plain paper/lined paper to work on 

Complete the two drawings provided including detail and tone

Research the artist and write a paragraph about their work.

Drama

Please create an information leaflet for Drama and Dance performance.

You must add the following key skills and any others you can think of.

Performance skills 

Facial expressions - to highlight your characters emotion

Energy - to provide 100% commitment throughout your performance 

Projection - to make everything look as big as possible 

Extension - lengthening arms and legs so all movements are executed clearly 

Timing - in time with the music and your group 

Dynamics - range of different speeds such as: fast, slow and soft

Choreographic skills

Movement memory  - memory of movement

Canon - same movement, one after another 

Unison - at the same time 

Motif development - action, space and dynamic changes to the original motif to make it your own 

Formations - the shape you perform in

Linear - lines 

Duet  - group of two people

Quartet  - group for four people

Question and answer - different movement performed one after the other 

 

Business

Select an existing business of your choice that you are familiar with.

Answer the following questions about the business:

What is the purpose of the business?

What are the products and services that it provides?

Who are the main types of customers that use the business?

What makes the business successful?

Who are the main competitors for the business?

In what ways do you think you could improve the business?

Sport

Using your knowledge organiser please create a fact sheet about a sport of your choice. The sheet will be used to advertise our MEA Xtra’s

Once complete please go through the online learning lessons and quizzes here https://www.echalk.co.uk/PE/PE.html

We would recommend that you choose a different topic each day. Start with the health and fitness quizzes

Heath and Social Care

Health and Social Care Booklet

Students to read through and complete the questions in the Health and Social Care booklet. It explores health as an individual, the environmental factors and the impact of health and well-being.

Photography

Year 8 Drawing sheet

Use plain paper/lined paper to work on 

Complete the two drawings provided including detail and tone

Research the artist and write a paragraph about their work.

Travel and Tourism

You work as a travel agent and have been asked to create a new holiday which will boost sales and be popular for holidaymakers.

On paper you should include:

The destination for the holiday

The type of transport that will be used for the holiday

The accommodation that will be provided as part of the holiday

The activities that will be included as part of the holiday (there will need to be enough to keep everyone happy for 1 week)

The price of the holiday.

You can then create a poster to show how you would advertise the holiday.

 

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