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Week 4th - 8th October

Monday 4th October

SPELLING

Click on the Spelling Star. Spellings this week end -ible. Use one of the methods suggested to practise your spellings. Then write a sentence for each word on your spelling list. Remember to use all the necessary punctuation.

 

MATHS

Watch the video lesson and then complete the worksheet.

 

Numbers to a million

SCIENCE

Watch the video about constellations. Then click on the document and draw some of the constellations you can see.

 

Constellations: Connect the Dots in the Sky!

Spot the Constellations

Tuesday 5th October

LITERACY

Write a book review for The Invisible by Tom Percival

Click on the document below for ideas about what to include.

 

MATHS

Log on to MYMaths.

Click on GAMES.

Click on MENTAL ARITHMETIC GAMES.

Choose Escape.

Have fun. Hope you can escape the jelly blobs.

HISTORY

You do not need to do the introductory quiz.

Watch the video and complete the activities.

 

 

Wednesday 6th October

LITERACY

Can you read your reading book and find 20 contractions? 

 

Contractions are short words made by putting two words together. Letters are omitted in the contraction and replaced by an apostrophe. Contractions include don't, isn't, I'll, I'm and they're.

 

ICT

Communicating with Morse Code

Have you heard of morse code and how it used?

Find out about morse code on the video here.

Now, have a go at solving some morse code messages here. Read the page first and then click on 'Start' to begin the challenge.

 

MATHS

Log on to MyMaths.

Click on GAMES.

Click on MENTAL ARITHMETIC GAMES.

Choose Snakey Solver.

 

 

Thursday 7th October

GEOGRAPHY

Finding out about the United Kingdom (UK)

The UK is made up of four countries.

 

The United Kingdom

Try the quiz here.

 

The UK can be split into regions. Which region do we live in? (Hint: Mrs Payne has been walking its coastpath!)

 

Use this compass to help you name some of the regions of the UK on the quiz here.

You can the do the quiz a few times to improve your time/score.

The regions are divided into smaller areas knowns as counties. Which county do we live in? Have you visited any other counties? Do you have relatives that live in other counties? Try to find them on the map below.

ENGLISH

We use commas to separate items in a list. There should be a comma between each thing in a list except the last two. These two are separated with 'and' or 'or'.

 

Complete the activities on the worksheet. 

MATHS

Try this fun maths game here. Can you make the largest number?

Friday 8th October

MATHS

Write out each number on the worksheet and then write it in expanded form.

 

LITERACY

Reading Comprehension

Click on the document below. You will find a copy of the back cover of a book entitled 'Return to Planet Dread'. The main purpose of a book blurb is to encourage someone to read the book. Read the blurb carefully and then answer the questions below.

 

  1. Who wrote 'Return to Planet Dread'?
  2. What does the word 'dread' mean?
  3. Where is the story set?
  4. Who is the likely hero in this story?
  5. How many crew members begin this adventure?
  6. How many return?
  7. What do Captain Teller and his crew have to fight?
  8. If the action is described as 'nail-biting' or 'keeps you on the edge of your seat' are you relaxed or tense?

 

 

Reading Comprehension

ICT

We have been looking at different ways people sent messages in the past. This week we have looked at Morse Code. Click on the document below. Can you decipher some of the messages? Have a go at writing your own Morse Code message. Perhaps you could use a torch and send a message in Morse Code to your parents. Have fun!

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