Homework!

Reading: You should be reading every day. Remember your comments should be detailed. Remember each day you can try to write a different comment.

For example:

Monday – Prediction

What do you think will happening in the next paragraph? Why?
How do you think the story will end why?
What will the character choose to do next? Why do you think this?

Tuesday – Comparing and Contrasting

Can you compare one character to another?
How does the character change throughout the text?
What is the most important section in this book and why?
What genre would you say this book is? Why?

Wednesday – Vocabulary

What is the definition of the word and explain how this word is used in the text?
Choose a word and find synonyms and antonyms for it?
What words describe the character? The setting? The atmosphere?

Thursday – Retrieval

Where and when is the story set? How do you know?
Why did the character make the choice they did?
What does the main character thinking of the other characters? How do you know?
What might the main character be thinking and why?

Friday – The Text

How does the text make you feel? Why?
What atmosphere does the author create and why?
Who would you recommend the book to and why?

Weekend- Your choice of comment!

Spellings: You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this to help you remember your spellings.

  • disappoint
  • disagree
  • disappear
  • disobey
  • dislike
  • misbehave
  • mislead
  • misread
  • misspell
  • mistake

Mental Maths:

Underneath the look, cover, write section, there is a mental math box. For homework this week we would like you focus on representing improper fractions and mixed number fractions in different ways. Here are a few examples to start you off:

08_Improper-fraction_page-130mixed_number

Advertisements

Homework!

Reading: You should be reading every day. Remember your comments should be detailed. Remember each day you can try to write a different comment.

For example:

Monday – Prediction

What do you think will happening in the next paragraph? Why?
How do you think the story will end why?
What will the character choose to do next? Why do you think this?

Tuesday – Comparing and Contrasting

Can you compare one character to another?
How does the character change throughout the text?
What is the most important section in this book and why?
What genre would you say this book is? Why?

Wednesday – Vocabulary

What is the definition of the word and explain how this word is used in the text?
Choose a word and find synonyms and antonyms for it?
What words describe the character? The setting? The atmosphere?

Thursday – Retrieval

Where and when is the story set? How do you know?
Why did the character make the choice they did?
What does the main character thinking of the other characters? How do you know?
What might the main character be thinking and why?

Friday – The Text

How does the text make you feel? Why?
What atmosphere does the author create and why?
Who would you recommend the book to and why?

Weekend- Your choice of comment!

Spellings: You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this to help you remember your spellings.

  • amateur
  • ancient
  • bargain
  • muscle
  • queue
  • recognise
  • twelfth
  • identity
  • develop
  • harass

Mental Maths:

Underneath the look, cover, write section, there is a mental math box. For homework this week we would like you focus on finding equivalent fractions for 2/3, 3/5 and 1/10! Once you have identified an equivalent fraction you can represent it as a diagram or numerically like the example below:

aid1337259-v4-728px-Find-Equivalent-Fractions-Step-1-Version-2

Homework!

Reading: You should be reading every day. Remember your comments should be detailed. Remember each day you can try to write a different comment.

For example:

Monday – Prediction

What do you think will happening in the next paragraph? Why?
How do you think the story will end why?
What will the character choose to do next? Why do you think this?

Tuesday – Comparing and Contrasting

Can you compare one character to another?
How does the character change throughout the text?
What is the most important section in this book and why?
What genre would you say this book is? Why?

Wednesday – Vocabulary

What is the definition of the word and explain how this word is used in the text?
Choose a word and find synonyms and antonyms for it?
What words describe the character? The setting? The atmosphere?

Thursday – Retrieval

Where and when is the story set? How do you know?
Why did the character make the choice they did?
What does the main character thinking of the other characters? How do you know?
What might the main character be thinking and why?

Friday – The Text

How does the text make you feel? Why?
What atmosphere does the author create and why?
Who would you recommend the book to and why?

Weekend- Your choice of comment!

Spellings: You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this to help you remember your spellings.

  • adorable
  • applicable
  • considerable
  • changeable
  • noticeable
  • possible
  • horrible
  • terrible
  • visible
  • incredible

Mental Maths:

Underneath the look, cover, write section, there is a mental math box. For homework this week we would like you focus on finding equivalent fractions for 1/2, 3/4 and 6/10! Once you have identified an equivalent fraction you can represent it as a diagram or picture like the one below:

e1

Homework!

Reading: You should be reading every day. Remember your comments should be detailed. Remember each day you can try to write a different comment.

For example:

Monday – Prediction

What do you think will happening in the next paragraph? Why?
How do you think the story will end why?
What will the character choose to do next? Why do you think this?

Tuesday – Comparing and Contrasting

Can you compare one character to another?
How does the character change throughout the text?
What is the most important section in this book and why?
What genre would you say this book is? Why?

Wednesday – Vocabulary

What is the definition of the word and explain how this word is used in the text?
Choose a word and find synonyms and antonyms for it?
What words describe the character? The setting? The atmosphere?

Thursday – Retrieval

Where and when is the story set? How do you know?
Why did the character make the choice they did?
What does the main character thinking of the other characters? How do you know?
What might the main character be thinking and why?

Friday – The Text

How does the text make you feel? Why?
What atmosphere does the author create and why?
Who would you recommend the book to and why?

Weekend- Your choice of comment!

Spellings: You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this to help you remember your spellings.

  • information
  • adoration
  • sensation
  • preparation
  • education
  • location
  • exaggeration
  • concentration
  • imagination
  • organisation

Mental Maths:

Underneath the look, cover, write section, there is a mental math box. For homework this week we would like you focus on the 6 times table. This could also be the division facts of a times table or a set of rules for remembering them.

Here is a link to help you practise identifying multiples:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/times-tables/coconut-multiples

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY – Our New Selsdon Primary Parents Teacher Association (PTA)

Selsdon Primary School and Nursery

callingparentsimages

We are delighted to announce that we will be setting up a new PTA for the school.

The PTA will be responsible for organising fundraising and social events for the pupils and parents/carers to attend. We would like to invite all parents/carers that are interested in joining the PTA to attend our first annual general meeting.

I hereby give notice of the first AGM of the Selsdon Primary PTA, to be held on 18th October  2018. The meeting will commence at 2:30pm with the Selsdon Primary PTA Annual General Meeting. We anticipate that the AGM should last approximately 20 minutes. Tea and coffee will be provided after the meeting so that parents can meet other committee members.

The PTA is being set up by the school, and will play a vital part in the school community and all parents and staff, are invited to support the AGM. The…

View original post 70 more words

Setting the scene

In English, Year 5 have been learning how to create engaging and descriptive settings with which to begin a narrative story. We have practised varying sentence length, generating word banks and even using figurative language (personification) to hook the reader.

Paradise

Can you apply your skills to describe this idyllic setting?

Parachute Planning

This week the Year 5 classes were set a challenge to design the best parachute possible that might safely deliver an egg to the ground. Applying their knowledge of forces, they set to work constructing their masterpieces, which will be tested next week.

Egg parachute

Which parachute will perform the best? How will our different designs affect the air resistance acting on the parachute as it falls?

Homework!

Reading: You should be reading every day. Remember your comments should be detailed. Remember each day you can try to write a different comment.

For example:

Monday – Prediction

What do you think will happening in the next paragraph? Why?
How do you think the story will end why?
What will the character choose to do next? Why do you think this?

Tuesday – Comparing and Contrasting

Can you compare one character to another?
How does the character change throughout the text?
What is the most important section in this book and why?
What genre would you say this book is? Why?

Wednesday – Vocabulary

What is the definition of the word and explain how this word is used in the text?
Choose a word and find synonyms and antonyms for it?
What words describe the character? The setting? The atmosphere?

Thursday – Retrieval

Where and when is the story set? How do you know?
Why did the character make the choice they did?
What does the main character thinking of the other characters? How do you know?
What might the main character be thinking and why?

Friday – The Text

How does the text make you feel? Why?
What atmosphere does the author create and why?
Who would you recommend the book to and why?

Weekend- Your choice of comment!

Spellings: You must practise these spellings in your reading diary in the look, cover, write and check section. Please use this to help you remember your spellings.

  • received
  • achieved
  • acknowledge
  • believed
  • remembered
  • clapped
  • boomed
  • lashed
  • thundered
  • cried

Mental Maths:

Underneath the look, cover, write section, there is a mental math box. For homework this week we would like you focus on the 9 times table. This could also be the division facts of a times table or a set of rules for remembering them.

Here is a link to help you practise identifying multiples:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/times-tables/coconut-multiples