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31st March 2020 

Purple Mash

I've set a 2do task on Purple Mash linked to our last Science Topic 'Electricity' so I can see how much you have remembered! 

I've also set a task linking to our Greek topic where you can compare Ancient Greece with Modern Greece. 


I've also set a SPAG game where you can think about the difference between past and present tense! 


Have fun!


Wednesday 25th March



Reading: Please can you and your child read as much as possible!

  • Read a chapter of your book and summarise the main events that happened in that chapter.
  • Predict what will happen next, justifying their reasons with evidence from the text.



  • Write a book review for Varjak Paw. 


  • Thinking about the features of a non-chronological report: 

Heading – Like a title tells the reader what the non chronological report is about.

*Opening statement – Often quite general and then followed by further information it introduces the non chronological report. It is the chance to make it clear what you are writing about to attract the readers interest.

*Question – Include a question in the heading or opening to interest the reader. Or you could include a question by asking the reader directly e.g. Have you ever seen a bat at night?

*Sub headings with information Like a mini title so the reader can clearly see what information is about.

*Paragraphs Structure information so it is easy to ready and gather information.

*Technical Vocab – New technical words are used to help describe.

*Generalisers/fronted adverbials Link writing/sentences together.

*Present tense & third person

Write a non-chronological report about cats.



This week's spellings are: 












Write a sentence using each of the words above.




We are learning to round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number. 

Ask children what they remember about rounding whole numbers to the nearest 10 – what digit do we use to help us and how do we know whether to round up or down? (4 or less give it a rest! 5 or more, up the score!) 

They need to look at the tenths digit to to round to the nearest whole number. 

Round the following decimals to the nearest whole number.

1.    4.4

2.   2.9

3.     3.3

4.     6.8

5.      3.9


When rounded to the nearest whole number the answer is 12, what could the number be?

Explain how you know.


When rounded to the nearest whole number the answer is 126, what could the number be? Explain how you know


Complete the target board.




Can your child locate the countries that are in the United Kingdom? 

Which continent are Greece and the UK in?

Research some famous cities in Europe.

Make comparisons between Greece and the UK.