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Week beginning 18th May

Please choose one task from each subject per day. We would love to see what tasks your child has chosen to do at home, so please send these to your child's class teacher via Class Dojo. 

There are also some fantastic daily lessons and activities on BBC Bitesize for all ages and subjects. 

Maths Daily Tasks

This week, the children will be learning to compare and measure capacity/volume. They will begin by learning to compare and order volume and record the results using the mathematical symbols >, < and =. The children will then move on to measuring volume in litres and millilitres and solving word problems associated with volume. 

Mental Arithmetic: Fluent in Five, mental arithmetic quiz and Hit the Button

Lesson 1: Comparing volume (see worksheet)

Lesson 2: Measuring volume in millilitres (ml) (see worksheet)

Lesson 3: Capacity Countdown Game 

Lesson 4: Volume word problems (see worksheet)

Lesson 5: Capacity challenge cards (see worksheet)

Practical Activities

- Compare the Cups

-Capacity of containers (see worksheet)

-Magic Potion (see worksheet)

Would you like an extra challenge?

* Capacity Reasoning and Problem Solving Tasks* (see worksheet) 

* Pouring Problem*- NRICH website

English Daily Tasks:

Grammar resources can be found below, please practise spelling words with the suffixes -ing and -ed this week. We have also included another reading comprehension based on a traditional Thai folk story as a link into our topic work. The task focuses both on retrieving information from the text and asking children to use their own knowledge and experiences to answer questions. Also, please see the attachments below for this week's English daily tasks. You will also find some spellings and phonics activities to complete on Purple Mash.

Reading Daily Tasks:

Please read with your child on a daily basis and ask them lots of questions about the events, characters or facts. There is a sheet with some ideas for questions to ask below.

Topic tasks:

This week we will be learning about different types of weather and comparing the UK to Thailand. Explore making weather measuring instruments, recording your very own weather report and this weeks science experiment which is based on shadows and the human sundial. Can you explain why our shadow moves throughout the day?

 Below you will find an assortment of activities along with a check list that outlines each of this weeks tasks. Please feel free to share your adventures on class dojo and keep us posted on how you are getting on.