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Homework 21.9.17

Homework due in on Tuesday 26th September

 

Year 3

Maths

This week we have been focusing place value and ordering and comparing numbers.

Miss Weston’s Group – You need to order the numbers that have been given to you. You must order the numbers from smallest to largest on the ladder. Your sheet must be stuck carefully into your book.

Mrs Pilgrim/Mrs Jones’s Group – Your homework is on comparing numbers. Please see your sheet for more information.

 

English

Title – Can I identify verbs and adjectives?

In English we have been focusing on verbs and adjectives, so we would like you to show us what you have learnt. Find your group below to check what you need to do.

Cherries and Grapes – You need to find write 10 verbs and adjectives in the table and then create 3 sentences using these words.

Oranges and Pears – Your task is to improve the given verbs and adjectives. You may use a thesaurus or the Internet to help you to improve these words. You then need to create 3 sentences using the words that you have created.

Strawberries and Watermelons – You need to read the passage and circle and verbs in red and the adjectives in green. You then need to choose three adjectives and verbs to improve.

 

You sheet must be stuck carefully in your English book. You must do any writing in PENCIL. Please put the date and title in your books and underline with a ruler and pencil. We expect beautiful presentation, just like you have been showing us in class.

 

Remember we also expect you to read at home at least 4 times a week and record this in your Home School Book. We will collect home school books in every Monday to look at your reading record for the previous week and will be awarding house points for the amount of reading you have completed.

 

If you ever have any trouble completing your homework please come and speak to us.

Mrs Pilgrim, Mrs Jones and Miss Weston


 

Year 4

Maths

Miss Bartropp’s Maths Set

Title – Can I round to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000?

Stars and Hexagons – Rounding to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000 by filling in the tables. You are given reminders of how to round to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000 and you are also given an example to help you. You may work on the sheet and glue it beautifully into your book.

Triangles and Squares – Complete the table by rounding each of the numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000. You may work on the sheet and glue it beautifully into your book.

Pentagons and Diamonds – Solve the rounding problems to solve a riddle using letters! You need to find out why the elephant leaves the circus! You may work on the sheet and glue it beautifully into your book.

All of you must make sure you have the short date and title in your homework book, underlined beautifully with a ruler. Remember one number belongs in one square but you may use normal handwriting when writing the date.

 

Ms Pater’s Maths Set

Title – Can I round to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000?

 

Ostriches, Monkeys, Zebras and Lions – building up on our work in Maths this week you’ll be rounding to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000. Please copy the work into your books beautifully. Remember, presentation is important! You are given a help guide to remind you how to round to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000, please use them.

Giraffes and Elephants – building up on our work in Maths this week you’ll be rounding to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000. Please copy the work into your books beautifully. Remember, presentation is important! All of you must make sure you have the short date and title in your homework book, underlined beautifully with a ruler. Remember one number belongs in one square but you may use normal handwriting when writing the date.

 

Times Tables

Make sure you are also learning your times tables every day. We will be doing Cracking Times Tables on Monday! It is vital that you keep practising and improving on your scores.

 

English

Title – Can I punctuate speech accurately?

Cherries and Grapes – Copy the speech into your books. You have 3rules to follow – speech marks, additional punctuation and better words for said.

Oranges and Pears – Copy the speech into your books. You have 5 rules to follow – speech marks, additional punctuation, better words for said, adverbs and additional actions.

Strawberries and Watermelons – Copy the speech into your books. You have 5 rules to follow – speech marks, additional punctuation, better words for said, adverbs and additional actions. Be careful, you have got split/broken dialogue where you may have to stop and start the speech marks more than once in a line of speech!

Make sure you have got the long date and title in your homework book, and ensure you are writing with your best, joined handwriting. Presentation is very important.

 

Reading

As usual, we expect you to record at least 4 pieces of reading in your Home School Book. We will be collecting Home School Books in on Monday. Please make sure you get an adult to sign your book. Remember you can earn star stickers by challenging yourself with a new book, recording new words and recording fantastic comments! The more star stickers you get, the more chance there is of getting a prize!

 

Have a lovely weekend,

Miss Bartropp and Ms Pater


 

Year 5

Maths

Miss Wolfe/Mrs Baker You have been set some Mathletics units to do. Some are based on place value – partitioning of numbers, reading and writing numbers and rounding. Some are based on decimals – comparing, ordering and rounding decimals. There are quite a few units to complete so we want you to do 30 -40 minutes this week as your homework this week. Any other units we have allocated can be done when you have spare moments in the next few weeks or sooner if you think you need further practice. Let us know if you have trouble accessing Mathletics and we can arrange for you to do it at school.

Mrs White We have been working on decimals this week. For homework you have a sheet on ordering and sequencing decimals. Please answer on the sheet and stick it carefully into your red Maths homework book.

 

English 5A and 5B

This week we read an article called “Are today’s kids turning into couch potatoes?” We discussed what a “couch potato” is and carried out surveys to see if we might be couch potatoes. We investigated how many TVs we own, other screens we have at home, how much exercise and sport we do and if we have other hobbies rather than watching TV.

For your homework we want you to work with your family to create “A TV and Screen Contract.” We want you to come up with some acceptable rules for your household which will monitor the use of TVs and other screens to ensure you (and your family) do not become couch potatoes!

Present your rules on a page in your English homework book. Write the title for your contract. You could present the rules in a list or use bullet points. Maybe get your family members to sign it at the bottom. Remember to explain your rules clearly.

 

Extra info! We are going to be doing some printing in Art over the next few weeks. Bring in a painting shirt or apron if you have one.


 

Year 6

Maths

This week you need to complete the maths sheet that was given to you. PLEASE do not do it on the sheet, but answer in your maths homework books.

Your title is …

Can I divide and multiply by 10, 100 and 1000?

Do not forget that your Cracking Times Tables are tested every Wednesday and you are expected to improve each week. Make sure you practise!

 

English

After assessment week we are going to be writing character descriptions in class. We would like you to think of a favourite book character and create a bank of words to describe them. Please make sure you spend at least 30 minutes on this, use a thesaurus if you need to so you get some great adjectives. Remember how we are trying to develop your language and vocabulary! Think about their personality, appearance, what they wear and how they are with other characters in the story. If a great sentence comes to mind then write it down too!

Your title is …

Can I write an accurate character description?

 

Spellings

Keep practising your spellings ready for Monday’s test and make sure you have done all of your sentences.

 

Reading

Remember to read each night and make sure you record your reading at least 4 times each week. An adult MUST sign your Home School Book for you. Home School Books are checked every Monday morning.

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  1. Kathryn Hellewell

    Excellent. Looking forward to this week’s.