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Spellings 26th April

canoe

bizarre

burglar

barbecue

recruit

adaptation

achieve

attached

committee

excellent

occupy

queue

restaurant

suggest

variety

 

Division                       (Due 29th April)

Maths Division

Please answer 4 of the questions from the selection. Please do not write out the questions. Please do show your working.

 

Non-compulsory homework. As we are participating in a space themed science week this week I would thoroughly enjoy seeing any space themed cakes or biscuits that you could make at home. You could write your recipe and method into your homework book or you could take a picture for your homework book. I am happy to print off any pictures for you in school if you do not have a printer. 

All classes are taking part in Science Week so please encourage your younger siblings to take part with you. 

This homework is completely optional and there is no deadline so if you are too busy this week please have a go any other time. 

 

Spellings 5th April

The spellings this week will be a selection of words from this term’s spelling dictations.

 

In science this week we created posters explaining what each part of a flower does. We found it important to distinguish between a flower and a plant. (A flower is part of a plant and enables the plant to reproduce)  It was a lot of fun dissecting the flowers and seeing for ourselves how all the parts fit together. 

In English this week we finished our unit on persuasive writing by writing a persuasive letter. We all wrote formal letters to different individuals asking for different things. We wrote about how our ideas would offer benefits to areas such as; health, jobs, crime and the environment. They were also filled with persuasive features and punctuation that we have been learning to use this year. 

 

Missing Angles                        (Due 1st April)

Please draw the angles into your homework books. (Not to scale)

Missing Angles

Your task is to calculate the missing angles around the point. Remember that the sum of angles around a point is 360 degrees. Therefore by using subtraction and division you will be able to calculate what is missing. 

 

Reading (Part 2)                       (Due 1st April)

Reading

Please write the answers to these questions into your homework books. You do not need to write the questions. Make sure you check how many marks each of the questions are worth. 

 

Spellings 29th March

armour

odour

honour

labour

saviour

endeavour

neighbour

behaviour

favourite

flavour

harbour

tournament

courteous

detour

colourful

 

In maths this week we have been continuing with our work on translating and reflecting shapes. This is something we particularly enjoyed; it enabled us to bring some art work into our maths books. 

In PSHE we have been exploring what a bullying is and how it differs from; rude, childish and nasty behaviours. We concluded that bullying is behaviour that is repeated over a longer period of time. 

 

Perimeter (Due 25th March 2019)

Perimeter

Please answer at least 3 of the perimeter questions. You do not need to draw the shapes or write the questions, however please show your working. 

 

Reading (Part 1)  (Due 25th March 2019)

Reading Comprehension

Please write the answers to these questions into your homework books. You do not need to write the questions. Make sure you check how many marks each of the questions are worth. 

 

Spellings 22nd March

rigid

avenge

syringe

privilege

agitated

rearranged

agility

contagious

carriage

challenge

cringe

dungeon

emerge

oxygen

urgent

This week we celebrated Work Book Day. The costumes were all fantastic and we would like to thank our parents for helping us come up with them.  During guided reading we reviewed the books that are characters came from. 

Also this week we have been finding percentages of amounts and solving percentage problems.  We found it beneficial to draw out the problem visually and how it was often beneficial to find 10% of an amount first before tackling the rest of the problem.

 

Maths (Due 18th March 2019)

Please draw the reflection of each figure using the mirror line. A useful tip is to turn the paper so that the mirror line is  vertical. Please draw  at least 4 reflections. 

Reflection

 

Homophones (Due 18th March 2019

This week I would like you to compose 5 sentences ,each of which contains a pair of homophones. 

For example. The boy began to bawl his eyes out when the ball hit him in the face.

https://www.teachingtreasures.com.au/teaching-tools/Basic-worksheets/worksheets-english/upper/homophones-list.htm

This list of homophones should help you get started. 

 

Spellings 15th March

minute

village

escape

symptom

governor

toilet

scroll

dormant

glorious

except

noticeable

opportunity

however

volcanoes

skeleton

 

This week we completed our mini-police project with an assembly in front of the whole school. It has been a fantastic project and we would like to thank the PCSO’s from Hertfordshire Police for running it for us. The highlight of the project was definitely the marching and fitness

 

practice, however we also found learning about Anti-Social behaviour very useful.  A big congratulations to Kieran who designed the winning poster for our class, encouraging people not to spray graffiti. 

Maths (Due 11th March 2019)

Identify 3D shape nets

For your task this week, please draw the nets found on the attached homework sheet. Next to each drawing please write the name of the 3D shape that will be created from the net. 

 

English  (Due 11th March 2019)

Persuasive Language

For the next 2 weeks, in class we will be creating persuasive texts. For your homework this week I would like you to write a persuasive letter to the local council asking them to build a new space, in your area, for 9-10 year old children. The space could be anything you choose e.g. a climbing wall or a Go-Kart track. Using some of the vocabulary in the attached sheet try and persuade the recipient of your letter, why this  is a good idea. 

 

Spellings 8th March

vacancy

pregnancy

allegiance

disturbance

reassurance

resistance

grievance

admittance

assurance

attendance

endurance

ignorance

insurance

maintenance

appearance

 

English (Due 4th March 2019)

Compose a Lipogram – A written work which avoids the use of specific letters.

This week your task is to write a Lipogram. I would like you to write about a memorable experience you have had, I.e. a holiday or birthday etc. However you must write your text without the letter ‘e’.

This is my go at this task. During my days off from work, I got onto a train, it took us to a city up North. It was cold but I could visit my family which was brilliant. On my visit in April  I will fly, as this will allow us to show up rapidly. 

Now it is your turn.

I highly recommend you use a thesaurus for this task. 

 

Maths (Due 4th March 2019)

Finding Percentages

This week your task is to find percentages of amounts.  To do this I suggest you first find 1%, 10%  50% and use these to help you find the more obscure percentages.

If this challenge is too difficult you can instead find 1% (divide by 100) 10% (divide by 10) and 50% (half) of each amount shown.

Spellings 1st March

calculate

candidate

deliberate

dominate

hibernate

complete

delete

supreme

canine

examine

disguise

executive

negative

vampire

umpire

 

 

Spellings 15th February

reluctant

observant

expectant

flamboyant

servant

ignorant

pheasant

significant

buoyant

exuberant

sergeant

arrogant

accountant

hindrance

tolerant

 

English (Due 11th February 2019)

Use semi colons within sentences.  Please compose at least 5 sentences from the selection. You will need to insert semi colons into the sentences in the correct places. 

Semi Colons

 

Maths (Due 11th February 2019)

Solve fraction word problems. Please choose 5 questions from either challenge 1 or 2. 

You do not need to write or cut + stick the questions into your book, however you must show your workings. 

Fraction of amounts

 

Spellings 8th February

immediate

impede

imperative

impeccable

protagonist

pronounced

protractor

quadrant

quadruple

multimedia

generated

technical

collage

necessity

appropriate