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Tuesday 23rd February

Spellings: Rule 24: able/ible and ably/iby suffixes

Use the powerpoint below to revise when to use the suffixes able/ible and ably/ibly.’ Use examples from the last slide to practice spelling the words accurately, choosing the correct suffix. Don’t do all of them at once- 10 a day is plenty.

Quick Write: Sick sentences

These sentences are very dull. How can you improve them? (Hint: you need to add description).

Maths:

Daily 10

Encourage pupils to practise their times tables by clicking on the link below. This will give 10 questions based around recall of the times tables facts.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10

  • Click on the daily 10 image.
  • At the top of the page, you should see 3 ‘choose’ tabs
  • 1st tab: Choose level 4 (year 4) or level 5 (year 5)
  • 2nd tab: Multiplication, Choose mixed tables up to x12
  • Then you should see a range of question intervals at the bottom of the page…can you try a quicker challenge?
  • Upload your score to dojo to let your teacher know how you got on.

You could also try selecting division to practice using your knowledge of times tables to solve related division questions.

 White Rose Maths

Note: this week there are separate lessons for year 4 and year 5 children.

Year 4:  Count in Fractions

Click on the link below to watch the video tutorial about counting in fractions.

https://vimeo.com/506082065

Then, complete the worksheet below (Y4 Maths Tuesday). You could print it off and write on the worksheet, or write the answers on paper/exercise book, but remember to number your answers clearly so your parents can check you are correct.

Parents: I have also uploaded the answer sheet (Y4 MATHS ANSWERS) for you to refer to.

Year 5: Add and subtract fractions

Click on the link below to watch the video tutorial to learn about how to add fractions.

https://vimeo.com/503132995

Then, complete the worksheet below (Y5 Maths Tuesday). You could print it off and write on the worksheet, or write the answers on paper/exercise book, but remember to number your answers clearly so your parents can check you are correct.

Parents: I have also uploaded the answer sheet (Y5 MATHS ANSWERS) for you to refer to.

English: Summarising the main points of stories.

  1. How the Tiger got its stripes.

Click on the link below to watch the retelling of a tale from Vietnam: How the tiger got its stripes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rf7ascNGbcM

Can you summarise the main points of the story? (Remember to include just the most important information- you should be able to summarise this story in just 4 sentences).

  1. How the elephant got its trunk.

Click on the link below to watch the retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s tale of how the elephant got its trunk.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHQU2cqrtZA

Can you summarise the main points of the story? (you should be able to summarise this story in no more than 6 sentences)

  1. Compare the two stories: Are there any similarities?

Write your summaries and response to question 3 in your books/on paper and upload to dojo so your teacher can see how you got on.

 

 History: What did the Romans believe?

Click on the link below to go to the Oak Academy lesson: What did the Romans believe?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-did-the-romans-believe-60tp2r

 

In this lesson we will learn about the religious beliefs of the Romans. We will begin by looking at the similarities and differences between the Romans and the Celts. We will then find out what the Imperial Cult was and finally look at the fascinating story of how Christianity spread across Roman England. Pause the video and answer the questions when instructed, then complete the exit quiz. Upload your score to dojo to let your teacher know how you got on.