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Wednesday 1st April, 2020

Good Morning everybody!

Some of you should have noticed your times tables are getting a little bit trickier on TTRockstars, let me know how you are finding this. We have until Thursday lunchtime to beat Callisto, make sure you're working hard at it!

 

We now have a class email address set up. You can contact me using this email address to share photos of your learning or any projects you've been taking part in at home - it could be things you're proud of or things you're struggling with. I'm really excited to see what you have been up to! You can also use it to ask me questions and ask for help with your learning, I am here to help you so please tell me if you are struggling. 

 

Our email address is: oberon@studleygreen.wilts.sch.uk

 

I hope you enjoyed your reading task yesterday, remember David Walliams is uploading audio stories to his website everyday. You can use the link from yesterday to find them. 

Today's Learning

 

Maths

We are continuing with converting units of measure today, but today we are looking at volume. The same method applies. There are 1000ml in 1 litre.

To convert millilitres into litres divide your number by 1000. On your place value grid move your digits 3 places to the right, don't forget your decimal point and any placeholders you might need. 

To convert litres to millilitres multiply your number by 1000. On your place value grid move your digits 3 places to the left, don't forget your decimal point and any placeholders you might need. 

 

 

Read through the Let's Learn pages below, complete your Guided Practice in your journals, then complete pages 133-134 in your workbook.

 

Watch the video below to see the calculations in action, you can stop watching at 2 minutes 50 seconds because you don't need to worry about centilitres today. Please show your calculations with a place value grid, not column method!

 

 

 

Extra maths help: Converting Metric Units for Capacity

This video explains how to convert between millilitres and litres. It will allow you see see what the calculations look like and how to complete the conversions.

English

Today I would like you to write a story using the Cat's Eyes image as a starting point.  There is a story opener below, if you would prefer to write your own story opener you can smiley

 

 

In the inky blackness of the shadows, she blended in perfectly. Her saucer-like eyes and sleek whiskers were all that could be seen. She was deliberately hiding; her colour and keen sight were her greatest allies. What she had glimpsed at the other side of the candlelit room was troubling, and arching her back, she prepared to move in an instant…

 

Use your writing mat (from your packs) to support you when thinking about sentence structure, grammar and punctuation. 

 

Remember to -

yes try and include some key narrative elements, such as: description of setting, description of character, action, dialogue and figurative language

yes use perfect presentation when composing your writing 

yes read back through your writing to check carefully that it makes sense to the reader

 

Spelling

https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/7/37-Endings-which-sound-like-spelt-cious-or-tious

 

If you are able to, play some of the games above to practise your -cious and -tious words.

 

If you cannot play online, your words to practise are below. Use your Home Learning Journal to practise the spellings, write the words, use the words in a sentence or even create your own spelling games. You might need to look up the meaning of some words as the week goes on. 

 

infectious

malicious

nutritious

precious

superstitious

 

Reading

Read a chapter of your book. Can you find any -cious or -tious words? 

Science

Make and test some paper planes! Earlier in the year we studied forces, including air resistance and gravity. 

Visit https://www.foldnfly.com for some paper plane design ideas.

 

Choose a design and pick one thing to change, there are some examples below:

  • the size of paper you use
  • the size of the wings
  • a bigger/smaller nose point (the tip at the front)
  • folding your planes to have larger flaps at the sides

 

Does the variable that you have changed make a difference to how far or how fast your plane travels?

How could you measure this?

What will you keep the same to ensure that your test is fair?

 

Recording: In your journals list the variables that stayed the same and the variables you changed, explain how you compared your planes fairly. Use full sentences and remember your perfect presentation.

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