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Sporle Church of England Primary Academy

Better Together

Tuesday, 2nd March


From the books that were set for yesterday's reading, please pick a character and explain their personality. Use evidence from the text to support your answer.


For our book week, we will be continuing to follow on from Cressida Cowell's task from yesterday.

First of all, refresh your memory of what an expanded noun phrase is by watching the following video from the BBC website and take the short quiz at the bottom of the website. Please send your score to Miss George:

Using expanded noun phrases in your writing can help to create a powerful image in the reader's mind. Now, read through the powerpoint labelled 'task 2' to see the next task for your writing, using 'How To Train Your Dragon' as inspiration.


Daily 10

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.

  • Click on the daily 10 image.
  • At the top of the page, you should see 3 ‘choose’ tabs
  • 1st tab: Choose level 4 (year 4) or level 5 (year 5)
  • 2nd tab: Multiplication, Choose mixed tables up to x12
  • Then you should see a range of question intervals at the bottom of the page…can you try a quicker challenge?
  • Upload your score to dojo to let your teacher know how you got on.

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:  Subtract from whole amounts

Click on the link below to watch the video tutorial about subtracting fractions with the same denominator from whole amounts.


Then, complete the worksheet below (Y4 Maths Tuesday). 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: Add Mixed numbers

Click on the link below to watch the video tutorial to learn about how to add mixed numbers.

There is no worksheet for today. Instead, pause the video and complete the answers when instructed. You will need to use your knowledge of partitioning, equivalent fractions and how to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers

History: How were Roman beliefs similar to those of the Ancient Greeks?

Click on the link below to access the Oak Academy History lesson.

In this lesson we will learn about how Roman beliefs were similar to those of the Ancient Greeks. We will begin by looking at how the Ancient Greeks influenced Roman religion. Finally, we will look at how the Ancient Greeks influenced Roman culture. Pause the video and answer the questions when instructed. Then complete the exit quiz. Upload your score to dojo so your teacher can see how you got on.