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Spellings 12th July

orchestra

yacht

ferocious

restaurant

palm

descent

eczema

vehicle

rough

specialist

guest

gourmet

raspberry

specialist

syringe

 

Negative Numbers                                                       (Due 15th July)

Negative Numbers

 

Poetry                                                                           (Due 15th July)

Sonnets

 

Spellings 5th July

recipe

surrounding

animosity

dessert

preparation

hygiene

edible

ingredients

utensils

cuisine

appliances

broccoli

vegetables

recommend

average

 

Prefixes and Suffixes                                                       (Due 8th July)

Prefixes and Suffixes

Join a Root Word with a Prefix, Suffix or both to create 10 new words. 

e.g. Root Word marine + prefix sub = submarine 

 

Statistics Problems                                                                 (Due 8th July)

Statistics Challenges

 

 

Spellings 28th June   (Compound Words)

bridesmaid

headache

wheelchair

broadband

fingernail

grapefruit

icebergs

underground

watertight

wholesale

quarrelsome

motherboard

footage

lifebuoy

trustworthy

 

Passive and Active Voice                                                        (Due 1st July)

 

Passive and Active Voice

Re-write these passive sentences in their active form. Remember to use the preposition word ‘by’. 

 

Area Problems                                                                         (Due 1st July)

 

Area Word Problems

 

Spellings 21st June   (Proper Nouns)

Amnesty

Baghdad

Egyptians

Atlantic

Europeans

Jurassic

Oriental

Parthenon

Timbuktu

Persian

Viking

Arctic

Antarctica

Thames

mythology

 

Sports Week                                                        (Due 24th June)

Sports Week

 

Spellings 14th June

flexible

horrible

impossible                                       

possible

responsible

terrible

visible

ineligible

mandible

audible

reversible

collectible (adj.)

credible

feasible

invincible

 

Polygon Angles                                                          (Due 17th June)

Polygon Angles

Fill in the table on the sheet. You will  need to measure an interior angle from each polygon and then calculate the total of all the interior angles. e.g. A square (interior angle = 90 degrees) (total of interior angles: 90 x 4 = 360 degrees) You could also solve this task with a little research online.

 

Clauses Homework                                                           (Due 17th June)

Clauses Homework

Add different types of clauses to the sentences shown. 

 

Cookery Wish List  (Monday 10th June)

If possible could children bring in:

  • Apron
  • Bowl (plastic container for mixing)
  • Flavouring they want to add to their basis scones recipe (sun dried tomatoes; dried fruit; herbs, cheese; grated carrots, courgettes, spices etc.)

 

Spellings 7th June

adorable

acceptable

adaptable

admirable

agreeable

capable

comfortable

enjoyable

fashionable

miserable

portable

reusable

suitable

valuable

spreadable

 

 

 

Spellings 24th May

doubt

island

solemn

thistle

almond

yolk

calm

salmon

colonel

debut

buffet

psychic

wreath

palm

valet

 

This week in Computing we have been programming robotics. For this we first built a Lego plane, which included an engine. Next, using computer software, we programmed the engine to turn on for set periods of time. This powered the propeller. 

 

Spellings 17th May

urgency

frequency

consistency

fluency

emergency

currency

efficiency

terminate

refrigerate

frustrate

communicate

demonstrate

exterminate

retaliate

resuscitate

 

Reading / Science                                                                       (Due 20th May)

Life Cycle Reading

 

Fractions, Decimals, Percentages Conversions                     (Due 20th May)

Decimal Fraction Percentages

Complete at least 10  rows from the table. 

 

Friday 10th May

innocent

confident

decent

disobedient

intelligent

consistent

accident

continent

patient

convenient

subsequent

fluent

apparent

incident

deterrent

 

This week was our class assembly. A big thank you to all our parents for coming to see us perform. 

 

Poetry                     (Due 13th May)

A Haiku poem consists of 3 lines.

5 syllables;

7 syllables;

5 syllables;

Please compose your own Haiku poem describing a location of your choice. 

 

Maths                              (Due 13th May)

Imperial Conversions

Please you use estimating skills to fill in the conversion tables. Both tables should be written into your homework books. 

 

Spellings 3rd May

pronounced

relevant

calculate

supreme

vacancy

reluctance

insurance

governor

singe

oxygen

honour

flavour

queue

inquire

tolerant

 

During Science week we have been drawing and building different star constellations.

 

 

Multiplying                                               (Due 6th May)

Maths Multiplying

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

 

Grammar and Punctuation                     (Due 6th May)

Grammar and Punctuation

Please  don’t feel the need to print off the questions. Answers (either 1 word or sentences should be written into homework books). 

 

Spellings 26th April

canoe

bizarre

burglar

barbecue

recruit

adaptation

achieve

attached

committee

excellent

occupy

queue

restaurant

suggest

variety

 

This week we have been presenting our Spring 2 Projects. Here is a selection.

 

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.