Hello everyone! I hope you enjoyed the sunshine yesterday.
Thursday 21 May 2020 21.5.20
Thursday Challenge- We are learning to calculate a quarter of an amount.
To calculate a quarter of an amount, half it then half it again.
For example: 84– half is 42, half it again is 21. So quarter of 84= 21
Task- calculate a quarter of these amounts.
SUPER– 20 40 100 80 12 16 88 48
FANTASTIC– 120 280 68 460 76 248 360 1000
SPECTACULAR– 236 £56 164m 720 £528 480km 1076
Extra Challenge– Think like a mathematician. What can you say about all of these numbers?
Daily Maths- We are learning to count in halves. We are learning to show halves on a number line.
Task- Count out loud in halves from 1 to 10- One, one and a half, 2, 2 and a half, 3, 3 and a half 4. four and a half……….. Count again – clap on every whole number. ONE, one and a half, TWO, two and a half, THREE…… Try counting in halves between other numbers. Count as you do some skipping!
Now use these skills to complete the number lines.
Extra Challenge- Create one of these sheets to show your understanding of counting in quarters.
Literacy- Keep working on your assignment. Use the star steps to create a successful newspaper report.
Daily Literacy–We are learning to use apostrophes to combine words.
Task- Go to the link and complete activity 3.
Extra Challenge– Using felt pens create a colourful ‘Contraction’ word mat we could use to help us when we are writing. I Show the long version with two words, then the contracted version. Include an illustration.
Art and Design– What have you learned about Charles Rennie Mackintosh? Where would you find good examples of his work? What does an architect do? What evidence is there to show he had a love of nature?
Science investigation– We are learning to think like scientists. See Monday’s activity.
Extra Challenge– Write up a Lab Report describing your experiment. Use diagrams to add extra detail. Reflect on your investigation – how could you have improved it?
Have a good day!