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Happy April Fools!

 

Morning folks! Hope you're well laugh I'm sure some of you are planning a fun prank on a family member today devil Simple ones where no one gets hurt are the best! 

 

Maths: 

You are going to continue studying percentages, but this lesson you will look more closely at percentages as fractions and decimals. 

Once again, follow this link: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/

Complete Lesson 4: Percentages as fractions and decimals. Ensure you play the powerpoint first. 

Extra work for consolidation can be found on Mathletics. 

 

English

Please upload your storyboard for 'Hunted'. I'm interested to see what you thought happened before the man was running through the woods. 

 

Today's English is based on the poem 'Skimbleshanks'. Skimbleshanks is a character in T. S. Eliot's book of poetry Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats and in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats, which is based on Eliot's book. The character is portrayed as a bright and energetic orange tabby cat who lives and works on the mail trains. (Find the resource at the bottom of the page): 

  • Reading: read the first part of Skimbleshanks aloud. It's quite tricky to read when trying to keep a good rhythm! Have a go! 
  • Underline any tricky vocabulary and find the definitions if necessary. 
  • Listen to the two performances of the poem using the links. I think I know which one you will prefer, but why? What differences are there between the two readings?
  • Written activity: Have a go at practising parenthesis. All the information you need to know is on the revision cards as part of the document. You are given 'suggested phrases' to help spark your own ideas. 

Wider-curriculum / Foundation Subject

I want you to access The World of David Walliams! I know many of you have read some of his books. If you haven't, now is an opportunity for you to explore. 

 

ELEVENSES WITH THE WORLD OF DAVID WALLIAMS

Every day at 11am, you can listen one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories, so sit down, take a break, and enjoy 20ish minutes of pure fun!

 

Follow this link to listen to David himself reading some of his books: 

https://soundcloud.com/search?q=david%20walliams%20elevenses&query_urn=soundcloud%3Asearch-autocomplete%3Aff2162b2e2784f209e91004017b716be 

 

Find LOADS of activities following this link: https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/activities/ 

Thrive Activities

Mrs Rees has set up a 'Thrive ideas for parents' area on the Cookley Website under 'Home learning'. These activities are fun to do and are definitely worth a look. I have made a link to Week 1's activities under 'resources'. 

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