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Try this problem of the day as a warm up activity


WALT: subtract fractions from a whole number


Look at the powerpoint below and watch the youtube video to help you solve these questions into your red book.


1 - 3/6

1 -  8/10

1 - 7/12

1 - 5/7

1 - 4/6



2 - 5/6

2 - 3/5

4 - 4/7

3 - 2  5/6

5 - 3  2/5


Choose one of your questions and explain it in your own words.

Can you use the key words in your explanation:

improper fraction 

mixed number








Warm up activity:

Can you identify the conjunction in these sentences below?


The boy ate an ice cream and played on the swings.

The mouse ran into the mole when it saw the cat approaching.

Whilst Victoria Park Junior school is shut, Miss Rowlands and Miss van de Stouwe miss their classes.

Even though it was raining, the children still went out to play.

The children cheered because they finished their work.




WALT: use fronted adverbials for when and where



Remember: a fronted adverbial starts a sentence off.

It tells you when and where something is.


When ->

In the distance       

Over the hill

Next to the house


Don't forget you need to use a comma after a fronted adverbial.

In the distance, there were lots of beautiful flowers.




Can you write 5 sentences for the beach scene and 5 sentences for the winter scene using fronted adverbials for WHERE.





Whilst school is closed, it is extremely important that your child continues to read every day for 20 minutes. We would like your child to continue completing their reading record as usual - one page per week as follows:


5 entries of Fiction and/or non-fiction reading events.

Comments - 

Words to learn (x 3 minimum).



Reading Comprehension: Monday 23rd March - Friday 27th March


This week, please complete the comprehension activity based on King Arthur from your packs. 




Spelling Practice: Monday 23rd March - Friday 27th March


Please complete the first week of spelling homework in your packs - Apostrophes for possessive pronouns. 


To help with this, on Spelling Shed you will have a new assignment named 'Plural Possessive Apostrophe'.

Aim to have a go at these spellings for at least 20 minutes once a week.

Teachers are able to see how well you are doing.

Can you impress us with your spelling knowledge?



Practice your year 3 /4  spelling list.

Can you put these words into silly sentences of your own?

What are fronted adverbials? | Oxford Owl