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Wednesday 13th May

Welcome to Wednesday's home learning page. Work your way carefully through the today's activities. We hope you enjoy them!

Maths: Wednesday Arithmetic

Here are 10 arithmetic questions for our maths today. Remember that these are just like the 4 questions we do usually do every day in class (except there is 10 of them!)

You should be able to get on with these independently. Answer these questions in your workbook.

 

If you really cannot do one, move on to the next one and come back to it later. Remember to check your working out carefully to avoid silly mistakes.

 

  1. 8 × 33 =
  2. 72 ÷ 9 =
  3. 167 × 4 =
  4. 4,912 − 824 =
  5. 62/100 – 38/100 =
  6. 50 + (36 ÷ 6) =
  7. 4/6 × 3/5 =
  8. 2,345 × 1,000 =
  9. 714 ÷ 17
  10. 4781 x 23

 

Now that you have completed the 10 questions, mark your answers using the document below.

Wednesday Maths ANSWERS

Grammar

 

Today, you will do some work on modal verbs. You could still be a little unsure what these exactly are. However, by the end, I think you might be an expert!

 

Have a look at the video below to start with:

Modal verbs | English - Grammar for 11-14-year-olds

Suitable for teaching 11-14s. Follow Speedy Pete's adventures and mishaps as he gets to grips with modal verbs.

Have a look at the BBC Bitesize link, it is really useful. There are quizzes that you can take here.
Now, you should be feeling more confident with modal verbs. Have a go at one of the activities below:

Give Your Parents a Break Week

 

Click below to take you to the page detailing activities that you might wish to take part in. See what the rest of the school are up to as well!

On this day in history: 1787

 

Arthur Philip sets sail from Portsmouth with the 'First Fleet' - 11 ships for Botany Bay in Australia - a cargo of convicts being transported to a colonial 'prison'. Many would eventually begin new lives there.

13th May 1787: The First Fleet departs for Australia

As well as over 1,000 convicts who had been sentenced to transportation, the ships also carried officers, crew, marines and their families. It took 252 days.

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