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WEEK 1 June 1st - 5th

Monday 1st June


Keeping Skills Sharp!

This week we are going to be revising written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Look at the addition work below. Write each calculation in your book and work out the answer.

 On Friday, I will give you the answers so that you can check your work.




Spelling list

Here are eight tricky spellings to learn.









How are you going to learn your spellings today? Choose two ideas from the sheet below.




Please write the title 'Why do oceans matter? ' 


What does the ocean mean to you? Answer the questions below using proper sentences. 

Have you ever visited the sea, if not, would you like to? Can you remember the names of some of the seaside places you have visited?

What did you do at the seaside?

Have you ever travelled across the sea or been on a boat trip? 

The ocean provides many leisure (free time) opportunities. Can you list some?

What other roles might the ocean play in our lives?



Tuesday 2nd June


Formal methods of subtraction.

Write the calculations in your book, and then use the inverse operation to check your answer. .




Please practise your spellings by using them in a sentence.

To make this more of a challenge, I would like you to write some 'list' sentences.


Remember that each word or phrase is separated by a comma, except for the last item where you use 'and'.

Click here and watch this video to remind yourself how to use commas in a list.


Here's how I would like you to set out your work.


She had a definite plan to keep fit, exercisework on her ball control and improve her football skills.




Please read the fact sheet below and  look at the video.

Using this information, add five more facts to the writing you started yesterday about why oceans matter. Which five do you consider to be the most important? How easy was it to decide upon just five facts?


 Click here to watch a National Geographic video.



Why do the oceans matter? Fact sheet

Wednesday 3rd June


Today we are going to look at the bus stop method for division. Click here to watch a short video.

Now complete the work below.




Our oceans are important. They keep our planet healthy.


I would like you to create a poster explaining why the oceans and seas are important. Use  the information you discovered. Also, have a look at the poster below for ideas. You could think up a catchy slogan and include some colourful illustrations. This is quite a big task which will involve careful planning, writing, and artwork. Use the rest of today to create something marvellous. Your poster should be eye-catching and informative.



Thursday 4th June


Today we are consolidating our knowledge of short multiplication and long multiplication. 

SHORT MULTIPLICATION Click here to watch a video .

LONG MULTIPLICATION  Click here to watch a video.

Work out the answers to each of the questions below.




Our oceans help to sustain life on Earth. Sadly,  due to human activity, pollution is poisoning our blue planet. To find out more, read through the text below. You may even want to do some research of your own.


Read through the text carefully and answer the questions. 



Choose whether you would like to complete the 1 star, 2 star or 3 star comprehension. Please don't be tempted to look at the answers until you have finished.



I love exploring the rock pools at the beach. I get very excited if I spot a shore crab . They are usually a green-ish colour. It's important when you are rockpooling to leave everything as you found it - replace any rocks you've turned over, put back any animals and try not to damage the habitat. 

Today, I would like you to follow the online tutorial and draw a crab. Have fun.

Click here for the link .

Friday 5th June


Quiz time! 

Click here for Mental Maths Quiz 1.


I hope you have persevered with the  +  -   X and  ÷ written calculation work this week. Look at the document below to check your answers.




A verb is a word that tells us about an action, or about a 'state of being'.


The verbs below indicate an action or something happening

kick, run, think, shake, tumble, explore, wobble 


The verbs below denote how something is, its 'state of being'.

is, am, are, was, were, be, being, been, have


Today I would like you to create an A-Z of verbs. See if you can come up with some verbs that no one else has thought of.



An A-Z of verbs

A - amble

B - blow


Don't forget that a dictionary will tell you whether the word is a noun verb etc.  as well as the word meaning.



I f you have run out of books to read, have no fear. Oxford Owl  are offering a free eBook library. 

Click here for the link.





I would like you to look at the videos and read through the information on  CBBC Newsround .

WARNING!  You will be shocked!

When you have finished, please write one thing in your book that you could do to help with the plastic problem.

Click here for CBBC Newsround