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Reading: Rushing Rivers

This week I have chosen a non-fiction text for you to engage with for your reading. This text does link to our Topic work on 'Extreme Earth', as rivers are vital to the Earth and our existence. Follow the link below and click on Lesson 1: To identify features of a non-fiction text.


Writing: Plot Point 10 - Our final sentence stacking lesson on The Nowhere Emporium.

PP10 Chunk 1

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PP10 chunk 2

PP10 Chunk 3


Warm-up: Try having a game of bingo with a parent or sibling! Can you times and divide by 10, 100, and 1000?


Warm-up 2:

HINT: use your knowledge of dividing and multiplying by 10, 100, and 1000!

Main Lesson:

This week you will be studying length. Today's focus is converting between kilometres, metres, centimetres, and millimetres.

First, watch this video to remind yourselves of the key units of measurement (I think it's the voice of the lady who does our mindfulness exercise!): 


Next, a recap of how to divide and multiply by 10, 100, and 1000, the main skills you will need today: 


Now, have a go at the worksheet linked below. Choose any two challenges, but if you would like to challenge yourself, try all three!

A place value chart is also attached with prompts to help you multiply and divide. 


Note for Challenge 3:

Look at the numbers in the example calculation. Have you noticed that the numbers have reversed? 791 has become 197, and 594 has become 495. Try this method of calculation for the other mountains to see if it works every time...


Computing: Coding

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