Friday, 13 September 2019

This week's learning

English:
  • We have been focusing on our comprehension skills (vocabulary, inference, predictions, explanations, retrieval and summarising) by analysing a picture linked to our topic.
  • We have continued reading Letters From the Lighthouse and used inference and retrieval skills to describe one of the main characters.
  • We have used our retrieval skills to find out how World War 2 began and then created a timeline.
  • Spellings- testing of the -cious/ tious pattern (scores are in your child´s homework diary).  Introduction of -cial and -tial for next week.
Homework:
  • Learn tial/cial pattern and complete handwriting and spelling practice activities.
  • Read to page 33 of LFTL
Maths

  • Reading and writing numbers up to 10 million
  • Comparing and ordering numbers to 10 million
  • Rounding numbers to required degree of accuracy (nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10 000 etc)
  • Using negative numbers and calculating intervals across zero (using temperature, for example)
Homework:
  • Reasoning and problem solving for rounding numbers (to be handed in by Wednesday 18th Sep)
Science

  • A basic introduction to electricity and what electricity is (atoms, electrons, protons, neutrons, free electrons)

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