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4th February 2021 Thursday

English: Writing - Zoom Input at 9:30am

It is time to read more of our class reader ‘Holes’ - what will happen next?



Today is our last day to complete and edit our non-chronological reports about Yellow Spotted Lizards.



Task 1:

Have you missed off any information within your report?

You could have another short section 'Interesting Facts'

Task 2:

Now edit your whole report checking for:

  • Spelling errors.
  • Interesting word choices to engage the reader.
  • Varied punctuation such as : ; - () , 
  • Consistency of voice - have you maintained the same tone of voice throughout.




Spelling lists for Group One and Two for Monday 1st February - Friday 12th February 2021 can be found on the class page under Spelling.

Unit 9 - ie and ei

Task: Choose 5 words from Dots and Dashes and Word Changers that you find hard to spell and spend some time learning these. You could complete one of the tasks below to help you to learn them.


Maths: Zoom input at 11:00am

Today we will be learning how to find a percentage of an amount.

You can find any percentage of you know how to calculate these 3 percentages:

  • To find 10% of an amount, you divide by 10.
  • To find 1% of an amount, you divide by 100.
  • To find 50% of an amount, you halve it.

Here is an example of these 3 percentages in action:

  • 10% of 65 = 65 divided by 10 = 6.5
  • 100% of 65 = 65 divided by 100 = 0.65
  • 50% of 65 = half of 65 = 32.5

Watch the video below. This will be especially helpful if you are unable to join in the zoom lesson:


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Task: Complete the activity below. Try to complete as many questions as you can. 

Now you have finished, you can check your answers and mark your own work using the answer sheet below.


Art (Part 1 of 2)

Over the next two art sessions, we will be creating our own personal still life paintings.

Look at your design plan from last week. Spend a few minutes going over your plan - check with a family member if you can - to check you are happy with the composition.

What techniques have we studied in this unit?

  • Colour.
  • Shading.
  • Texture.
  • The arrangement and meaning of objects.

Spend five minutes or so setting up your still life compositions. Make sure you experiment with different ways of setting their objects out until they have found the one that is most visually interesting. You can change your mind if you find a better way to arrange the objects.


Task: Work slowly and carefully to create the best still life composition you can, using the above techniques.

Remember you have two weeks to complete this task.



On This Day: 4th February 2004


'Facebook' is launched from a bedroom at Harvard University by Mark Zuckerberg. He is now worth $90 billion.


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