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WEEK 4 June 22nd - 26th

Monday 22nd June

MATHS

Reading Scales 

We can use metric units of mass

t = tonne   kg = kilogram   g = gram   mg = milligram

 

1 tonne = 1000 kilograms

1 kilogram = 1000 grams

1 gram = 1000 milligrams

 

In everyday life, we often have to use scales. Knowing how to read a scale is important. Click here to watch a short video

 

Look at the sheet below and work out the answers. Write them in your book.

LITERACY

This week we will continue to look at the Rhiswanozebtah.

 

 

When we write, we can use connectives for adding on more information.

additionally

in addition to

also

furthermore

moreover

 

Rhiswanozebtahs are large. Additionally, their skin tends to be covered in feathers but, as they get older, the zebra stripes become more prominent.

 

Add to these sentences by inventing some more facts about the Rhiswanozebtah.

 

1, Rhiswanozebtahs like to eat fish. Additionally, ...

2. Some Rhiswanozebtahs sleep undergound. Furthermore, ...

3. Most Rhiswanozebtahs can run at a speed of 30 miles per hour. In addition to this,

 

Now write three more sentences of your own. Invent a statement about the Rhiswanozebtah and then add on to it using a connective. 

 

 

SCIENCE

What is evolution?

Click here to watch a BBC Bitesize clip.

Next, complete the 'Fill in the Gap' activity and write it in your book. 

Also, write out the glossary of useful words about evolution.

Tuesday 23rd June

MATHS

A practical measuring activity

Ask an adult if you can use the weighing scales. Find the mass of various objects using metric measurements.

Use a ruler to carefully draw this table in your book. Fill it in.

LITERACY

The Sentence Starter Game

Pick a subject from the list below.

unicorns

giants

mermaids

vampires

dragons

fairies

robots

teachers

ghosts

trolls

 

All the sentence starters below use language that you would often find in an information text.

 

Complete the sentences using invented facts about your new subject.

 

The first thing to say about ...

 In addition to ...

The most extraordinary thing ...

It is a little known fact ...

Normally ...

You may not know but ...

Surprisingly ... 

 

SCIENCE

Learn more about Charles Darwin by clicking here .

 

Wednesday 24th June

MATHS

 

 

LITERACY

I would like you to play the 'Sentence Starter Game' again. However, this time choose a different subject.

 

SCIENCE

Write some facts you have learnt about Charles Darwin. Click here to watch a short film.

 

Thursday 25th June

MATHS

Look at the powerpoint below.

Then, complete the 'Units of Mass' work I have assigned on My Maths 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LITERACY/ART

 ART

Create your own creature by blending animals together.Draw your animal, or print out pictures and cut and paste them together.

 

LITERACY

Now that you have created a new species , you are going to write a report about your animal. Let's start writing out a plan. Use the headings below.

 

Name of animal

 

What is it?

Introduce the animal

 

Appearance

What does it look like?

 

Habitat

Where does it live?

 

Diet

What does it eat?

 

Talents

What can it do?

 

Fascinating fact

 

Friday 26th June

LITERACY

Are you ready?

Today you are going to write your report about the new species of animal you have discovered. Exciting!

 

MATHS

Click here to find your Friday maths challenge.

 

GET FIT AND DANCE

Try and dance the Macarena (with new moves)

Click here

You've got to MOVE IT  (two dances)
Click here

Then click here for an even more energetic version.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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