# Homework 15.3.18

__Due in on Tuesday 20 ^{th} March__

__Year 3__

__Maths__

__Title: Can I solve addition and subtraction word problems?__

__Mrs Pilgrim and Mrs Jones’s Maths Set__

Read the questions that you have been given carefully and write your answer in your Maths Homework book. Write a neat date a title and underline using a pencil.

__Miss Weston’s Maths Set__

This week we have been practising how to subtract and have put our knowledge of addition and subtraction to the test with some mixed word problems.

**Task One – **You have been given some word problems using 3 digits. Read each problem carefully to decide which operation to use, addition or subtraction.

**Task Two – **You have been given some word problems which contain a maths problem. There is lots of extra, unnecessary information included, so ** you must read each question properly to decide which numbers to use and which not to use**.

__Times Tables__

Make sure you are learning your times tables every day ready for the weekly test on Monday. You could play ‘Hit the Button’ which might help.

__English __

__SPAG Practice__

This week your homework is to practise how to use prefixes, prepositions and word types. You may write on the sheet. Stick it neatly into your book with a date and title and please write in pencil.

__Reading__

We expect you to record at least ** 4 pieces of reading** in your Home School Book. Remember you could earn 1 house point for including 4 readings, 2 house points for 5 or 6 readings and 3 house points for 7 or more reading entries. You could even be Reader of the Week.

**Miss Weston, Mrs Pilgrim and Mrs Jones**

__Year 4__

__Maths__

__Miss Bartropp’s Maths Set__

__Title: Can I draw a bar graph?__

Last week we learnt how to use data to draw bar graphs.

**Stars and Hexagons** – You have been given some data about rainfall in Brazil. You must read the data carefully and draw the bars accurately. You must remember to put a graph title, and axes titles. You must also ensure you use a ruler to draw your lines and colour in the bars beautifully in colouring pencil. You then need to stick it into your book.

**Triangles and Squares – **You have been given some data about rainfall in Brazil. You must read the data carefully and draw the bars accurately. You must remember to put a graph title, and axes titles. When you have done this, you need to write 5 statements about your graph e.g. 10 more mm of rain fell in December than October. The rain fell most in September.

**Pentagons and Diamonds** – You have been given the data to draw a comparative bar graph, which means that you will draw 2 bars per option on the axes. You have been given a blank bar graph, but you must decide on your scale. You must also put a graph title and axes titles. You must glue the graph 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. *

__Ms Pater’s Maths Set__

__Title – Can I present a bar graph?__

*All of you must make sure you have the short date and title in your homework book, underlined beautifully with a ruler.*

** Spicy Challenge: **Building up on your excellent understanding of bar charts, you will create COMPERATIVE bar charts using the data provided on your worksheet. Make sure you use all of the elements of BLAST.

**Super – Spicy Challenge:** Building up on your excellent understanding of bar charts, you will create COMPERATIVE bar charts using the data provided on your worksheet. Make sure you use all of the elements of BLAST.** **

**Extra – Spicy Challenge: **Building up on your excellent understanding of presenting data, you will __research__ and create COMPOSITE bar charts using the data provided on your worksheet. Make sure you use all of the elements of BLAST.

*All of you must make sure you have the short date and title in your homework book, underlined beautifully with a ruler.*

__English __

__Title – Can I infer information from a picture?__

This week we have been using our skills of inference to answer questions about pictures. For homework, you have been given a picture with a set of questions to answer. Remember, you MUST explain your answers by using evidence from the picture. You must explain WHY you think your answer is correct and you must look carefully at the picture and explain WHERE your evidence is.

E.g. I think he is feeling sad BECAUSE he has a frowned face and a tear coming down his cheek.

We are expecting detailed, neat answers in your homework book and at least 3 sentences written per answer (sentences, not lines!).

*All of you must make sure you have the short date and title in your homework book, underlined beautifully with a ruler. You must use your BEST handwriting! *

__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.*

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**Have a great weekend! **

**Miss Bartropp and Ms Pater**

__Year 5__

__English__

This week, as part of our work on stories form other cultures, we have read the Aboriginal creation story of the Rainbow Snake. We enjoyed discovering all about the animals unique to Australia. This week we want you to choose one of the animals and write a beautiful description of it. Your writing will need to include well-chosen verbs, adverbs and adjectives. You could also include the descriptive techniques of similes, metaphors and personification. Your writing should be half a page and very neat. You may draw the animal too or stick in a photo.

https://panique.com.au/trishansoz/animals/australian-animals.html

This website has great pictures of Australian wildlife to inspire you!

__Maths__

We have had fun tackling investigations. This week you all have an investigation which we have selected for you. Turn those brains on and have a try!

Miss Wolfe’s set – Some of you have “Which Script?” You have to work out which digits go with which symbols in five different number systems. Some of you have “Magic Vs”. You have to place numbers in the arms of the V so that the two sides have the same total. Remember to organise to work in a neat, logical and ordered system so we can clearly see your solutions. Good luck!

Miss White/s set –Investigation- Solve mathematical problems. Some of you have number lines and some of you have fireworks.

**Spellings **You all have ie/ei words to learn. The test will be on Wednesday 21^{st} March.

__Year 6__

__English__

__Grammar – Pages 60, 61__

__Punctuation – Pages – 20, 21 – Mixed Practise__

__Maths__

__Geometry, Measures and Statistics – Pages 41,42,43- Analysing Data__

__Arithmetic – pages 29,30,31,32,33__

**Reading/Times Tables**

Please continue to read as often as you can. Make sure you are also learning your times tables.

**Spellings**

Continue to practice and learn your spellings. Ensure the spelling sentences are written in your books ready for Monday.