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Welcome to Monday!
Spellings: Rule 24: able/ible and ably/iby suffixes
Use the powerpoint below to explore when to use the suffixes able or ible for adjectives, and ably or ibly for adverbs.’ Can children explain the rule for how to choose which suffix to use?
Quick Write: Relative clauses
Can you write a sentence containing an embedded relative clause, using the picture in the powerpoint for inspiration? Don’t forget to start your relative clause with a relative pronoun (who, whose, which etc.) and to use commas
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.
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: Fractions greater than 1
Click on the link below to watch the video tutorial about fractions greater than 1. Use pictorial representations (shapes and bar model), to learn how to write improper fractions and mixed numbers.
Then, complete the worksheet below (Y4 Maths Monday). 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: Compare and order fractions less than 1
Click on the link below to watch the video tutorial to learn about how to compare and order fractions less than 1, by either making the numerators or the denominators the same.
Then, complete questions 5 to 8 on the worksheet below (Y5 Maths Monday). 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: Direct speech
Click on the link below to access the bbc bitesize lesson on how to write direct speech. You will be expected to use direct speech in your big write this week, so pay attention!
Watch the videos and complete activities 1, 2 and 3, writing your responses to activity 3 on paper/in your book. Remember to use inverted commas, commas and capital letters accurately in your responses.
Practice your reading comprehension skills by reading the text and answering the questions.
Note to parents: the text and questions are on pages 1 and 2. Page 3 contains the answers.
Year 4: The Three Bears
Year 5: No Homework
Science: Make your own digestive system
Time to get creative and messy…. Last half term you learned about the digestive system and what happens to our food when we eat it. Now is your chance to make a model of your digestive system.
You will need to read and follow the instructions carefully in the pdf below. Take some photos (or draw diagrams) of each stage and write a short explanation to go with each stage to describe what part of the digestive system is at work, and how it is breaking down the food. Try to include some scientific vocabulary in your explanation.
Can you add step 8, to describe what happens to the solid mass left in the large intestine?