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Thurs 31st March 2022

Maths:

For your settling in activity (8:40 - 9:10) please complete the next two arithmetic sheets and then peer mark - look at areas you still need to improve upon. Remember arithmetic skills are key to so many areas of maths and also revise many maths skills, keeping them to the forefront of your mind.

 

Fast finishers:

Complete 5 'percentages of an amount' questions - similar to the ones we practised last week.

Remember: 3 key steps - can you remember them?

 

Today we will have double maths, and then have double English on Friday .

This is good practice for Secondary/High School where you may have double lessons for one subject! 

 

As a whole class revise all 4 operations when working with fractions (9:15 - 10:15).

1) adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators (adult will write10 on the board)

     Remember to find the common multiples. Simplify if the answer is improper and convert to a mixed             fraction where possible.

2) multiplying fractions (easiest method ) you can create 5 fractions with your table partner.

    Blue group: using numbers between 1 - 10 for the numerator and denominator.

    Green group: using numbers between 5 - 12 for the numerator and denominator.

    Purple group: how tricky do you want to make it? Apply your multiplication methods to solve fraction            calculations.

3) Then, the last method we have learnt: 'KFC'

     Your adult will write 5 calculations on the board for you.

It's break time already!

Get plenty of fresh air, eat your healthy snack and keep hydrated.

Maths:

Complete Maths Paper 2

As there is not an assembly eating into your time, you may have enough time to complete Paper 3 as well.

Last time, most children wanted to continue and complete the whole booklet - although I will timetable in some time to complete paper 3 tomorrow, despite saying we would have double English. It may be a mixed session with some completing papers and some carrying out English tasks.

Time for lunch!

Enjoy the fresh air - keep active.

Eat up all your lunch and keep hydrated.

Geography - cross curricular with Music/PE:

Last week, we looked at physical geographical aspects.

This week, we are looking at human geographical aspects.

Next week, we will record your performances and take this outside to film.

 

Human Geography aspects:

Geography

  • Can I describe and understand key aspects of human and physical geography.

Music

  • Can I appreciate and understand music drawn from Mexican traditions.

PE

  • Can I observe, choreograph and perform Mexican inspired dances using a range of movement patterns.

Teacher Plan:

Weblinks:

A YouTube video of Mariachi music
Jarabe Tapatio, (Mexican hat dancing) - YouTube clip
Folk dancing at the Guelaguetza Festival - YouTube clip
The Guelaguetza festival in Oaxaca, Mexico from vimeo.com
Mixtec dance, Guelaguetza Oaxaca - YouTube clip

Pupil Resources:

Photo cards, maps (we looked at physical aspects last week) and more importantly - the dance steps!

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