Year 8 Home Learning Resources
Please find below activities that can be used to support home learning while the school is closed.
- You can access your Science Google Classroom by following these instructions.
- This will provide you with the ability to access your class resources and interact with your teach using the google classrooms platform.https://classroom.google.com/ Login using your school email and password.
- Science Activities
- All French work is now available on Google Classroom. Please ensure you join the new French class set up by Ms Pearson through the email she sent to you.
- Vocabulary learning using www.linguascope.com
- Click on “beginner” and work through all the topic areas.
- You may also like to do the activities in the “Lingua league” football section.
- Check your Scalby school email account for login details. If you have any issues getting logged on please contact S.Pearson@scalbyschool.org.uk
- Work through all the topic areas.
- www.zut.org.uk. This website is free to use before 9am and after 4pm.
- You all have your username and passwords in your French books.
- Revise all the study sets you have made.
- You could make new study sets for the learning homeworks you haven’t been set yet.
- If you don’t have access to a computer, you can revise them from the learning homework sheet in your exercise book.
- The new Linguascope username and password have been sent to your school email account. Teachers do not have access to your Quizlet username and passwords, as you created these and wrote them on the inside cover of your exercise book or in your planner.
Please spend the next few weeks researching the Civil Rights movement. Use the ‘Civil Rights Information booklet’ to complete the task in the ‘Civil Rights workbook.’ Both can be found in the following folder:
The history department would also like Year 7 and 8 to take this opportunity to research some wider world history. Take a look at what was happening all over the world at the same time as some of the periods you have been studying. See how many of the ‘meanwhile elsewhere’ tasks you can complete over the next few weeks. Simply use the questions on the sheet and the ‘useful links’ to help you research some of the most significant events and people in history.
Useful links History
Work through the activity sheets for Year 8 in the History Sharepoint Area.
- Students should use BBC Bitesize KS3 to carry out their own ‘personal history project.’ They can complete the tasks in any order they like.
- KS3 Personal History Project KS3 Personal History Project
- This site can be used to increase your History knowledge. https://www.activehistory.co.uk/
- Use the following log in details:
- username: guest0118 Password: pepys
Art & Graphics
Click Here to log into your Google Classroom account where you can access your Art & Graphics activities.
- Ignite your future: Click Here
- York University ‘Introduction to Higher Education’ project web page: Click Here
Click Here to log into your Google Classroom account where you can access your Computing activities.
Students can work through the following resources
Online resources to access at home are:
- Access your work on Google classroom, you will be sent information via your school email address in order to be able to access your google classroom account.
- Students can access their work on google classroom via the student portal on the school website. A class code has been sent to each student via their school email address.
Tasks to complete-
- Research and test yourself on the words linking to how we describe the properties (what they are like) of the materials we use to design and make products. You should be finding the meanings for these words – Strength, elasticity, plasticity, ductility, tensile strength, malleability, toughness, hardness, conductivity, absorbency, density and fusibility.
- Find examples of types of materials for the following material categories – timber, polymers (plastics), metals, smart materials, modern materials, composite materials. An example would be that you can have ferrous metals that contain iron and non ferrous metals that do not contain iron. Types of ferrous metals include steel and iron. This will help you learn about the different materials you can select to design and make products and what they are like for their properties.
- Using http://www.technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/mobapp2.html
Find the materials – woods, metals and plastics section in the list of topics. Complete the smart learning sheets for these by opening the link. When you open the pdf document for the smart learning sheet, if you click the answers link on the top left corner (next to the image of the mobile phone) it will take you directly to the page with the answers on.
- Click Here to log into your Google Classroom account where you can access your Life activities.
- Spring Term
Please open the ppt or pdf and make sure you use the video content to help you decide what you would do in each situation. Complete the activities in the worksheet
Life KS3 Home Learning
- Please follow this link and register for an account using the school registration code: NEWBY.
- You can use your school email address and sign in via Google if you prefer.
Investigate the videos and graphics to explore different career sectors
Complete the activity ‘Opening Your Eyes – what jobs suit my interests’
- Please open the ppt or pdf and make sure you use the video content to help you decide what you would do in each situation. Complete the activities in the worksheet
- Take your time and attempt the following activities https://guest.startprofile.com/workbook/module/84