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Tuesday 19th January

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Spellings- Week 3:

Let's start off today, in the same way we do every Tuesday morning, with our spelling lessons.  The Year 5 and Year 6 lesson and resources are below, and I've placed a link to the Spelling Bees in case you've forgotten where they are. You will notice that I have added a suggestion for learning spellings on the spellings page, which works really well for pupils who find learning spellings difficult. 

Remember that you should choose activities from the 'spelling strategies' sheet to help you learn your spellings and that 'learning spellings' is not just doing these supporting activities.  Take time each day to practise the words, with an aim to get full marks in your test and then remember them forever.

 

Year 5 Spellings - Week 3

LO: Creating nouns with the suffix 'ship'

Here are the Year 5 Spellings for this week - don't forget that you have all week to complete these. 

Year 6 Spellings - Week 3

LO: To use ie or ei?

Maths - Year 5

LO: To find the area by counting squares

Today, the Year 5 are learning about area. Area is how much space a shape 'takes up'.  Some areas are easier to work out because the shape can easily be split into squares.

  1. Watch the video, stopping and starting when asked.
  2. Answer the questions when asked.
  3. Use the answer sheet to mark your work.
  4. Have a go and the True or False to see if you can apply your knowledge.
  5. Post a photo or your scores on the blog and if you don't want it approved, just say so.  :)

Maths Year 6

LO: To find the perimeter of rectilinear shapes

Today the Year 6 will be learning about perimeter of rectilinear shapes.  A rectilinear shape is just a shape that is made of rectangles and squares pushed together.

  1. Watch the video, stopping and starting when asked.
  2. Answer the questions when asked.
  3. Use the answer sheet to mark your work.
  4. Have a go and the True or False to see if you can apply your knowledge.
  5. Post a photo or your scores on the blog and if you don't want it approved, just say so.  :)

English

Marking last week's Charles Dickens activity

The document below has the answers on the sheets.  How did you get on?

English

LO: To listen to a biography about Charles Dickens

A nice little activity today...watch the video biography below!

Use the Padlet to note down as many Dicken's stories as you can!

The Life of Charles Dickens (in a nutshell)

Reading

Today, and every time you finish a book from this moment onwards, I would like you to complete the book quizzes on Accelerated Reader. I have put a link below, which takes you to the page on the website where the Accelerated Reader login page is saved.  Please use time this week to complete quizzes for books you have read this year and at the end of the week I will have a look and see who has had a go!

Science
See below for this week's fun investigation! smiley
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