Learning together at home 30.4.20

Good morning everyone

Below you will find your numeracy and literacy tasks for today and tomorrow morning.  The learning grid is attached below. Try to have a go at one or two of these tasks each day.

P5 Learning Grid WB 21.04.20

I have also re attached the french and mandarin activity grid for you to continue with.

Modern Languages week 1 Second Level


Mental maths

I have set a SUMDOG challenge all about time intervals, some of the questions get quite tricky so good luck.


I have taken a photo of the questions I would like you to complete. Remember to traffic light your work when you finish with how confident you feel and then ask an adult to assess your work and traffic light again and see if your assessment matches.

Learning Intention

We are learning to calculate basic time intervals

Here are the questions for spectacular ( Have a look at the help guide below )

Here are the questions for fantastic,



Your writing task today is to create an advert which will use the features of persuasive language. Yesterday you spent time reading about these features for understanding and had a go at using them. Today we are going to become advertising executives.

Your first challenge is to see how many of the 11 features you can remember. Once you have had a go, open the word document below and see how many you got correct.

effective_advert_self assess

Today I want you to use your understanding of persuasion to create and advert for a new smoothie. First of all, look at the pictures below, can you identify the features the adverts use.

Now its your turn I would like you to come up with a smoothie you would love to drink. Create a name and flavour and think about what would persuade you to buy it. Use the planning sheet attached to help with this.


Learning Intention

We are learning to use our skills of persuasion to encourage the public to buy something.

Success criteria

I can plan my adverts choosing the best features

I understand why the persuasive features are important

I can include at least 5 of the features in my advert. – Fantastic

I can include at least 7 of the features in my advert. – Spectacular

I can self-assess my advert using the sheet

Good luck with your challenge and remember this task is about using the skills of persuasion. Use your jotter to create this colourful eye catching advert. Below is your self assessment sheet.

effective_advert_self assess

ERIC Reading

Please remember it is also important to try to spend time each day completing silent reading on a book of your choice. Try to aim for a minimum of 30 minutes.

There are also stories on audible which are free to listen to, they have lots of great titles.



Please carry on practising your spelling using the document below.


Learning Intention

We are learning to spell a set of words accurately using different activities

Word of the Day – “Diverse”

Remember to copy the word into the back page of your jotter, then find and record the definition.

Task:  Write a paragraph using the sentence starter below

“We’re a diverse mix of animals,” said Leo. “ We have all the skills required to…


Hope you have a good first day back and remember to check back tomorrow.