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TUESDAY 5th MAY 2020


To get your brain warmed up, have a go at these three questions recaping from yesterday's maths.


328 x 9

436 x 5

325 x 4


Now, solve this word problem.

Remember use the RUCSAC method to help you.

R - read the question twice

U - understand - think carefully about what the question wants you to do. Which operation do you need to use?

C - calculate - this is your working out

S - solve - how does the question want the answer?

A - answer

C - check, check, check - this is really important - remember you could use the inverse to check you're correct.



In the school hall, there chairs are stacked in groups of 18.

There are 8 stacks of chairs.

How many are there altogether?


WALT: convert pence and pound


Over the next two weeks, we are going to be focusing on money.

Below is a knowledge organiser to look at with some facts about money you hopefully already know or can recap on before we start. smiley

Today, we will start of looking at £ (pound) and p (pence). 

You might find this lesson easy, but don't worry - we will be building up. 


How many pence (p) are there in a pound (£)?


Watch the video below to look at pound and pence






Turn these singular nouns into plurals.

1. fox

2. goat

3. hutch

4. berry


-> Now use each one in a sentence.


WALT: Use direct speech. 


We use direct speech in texts to show when characters are speaking out loud.

To help the reader know when a character is speaking, there are some punctuation rules that we need to follow.

Take a look at the PowerPoint below to remind yourself of these rules.

Today, you are going to write a conversation between Senhor and the porcupines from the Great Kapok Tree.

Use the speech from the picture to help you.

What might Senhor respond to the porcupines?

What questions might he ask them?


Use this acronym to check your punctuation for speech:


S - speech mark (inverted commas)


A - actual words spoken

P - punctuation

S - speech mark (inverted commas)





Complete the Spelling homework sheet on the suffixes -ation and -ous.


Punctuation and grammar - add commas to these sentences:


After a while the mouse ran out of the hole.

Before dinner I will do my homework.

In the morning I must remember to brush my teeth.

All of a sudden the monster jumped out.


-> Why do we need to use a comma here?








Please read for 20 minutes today.

Note down a sentence that includes an expanded noun phrase.

-> Don't forget to complete your Reading Record page for this week.