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Thursdays home learning below.

Maths - Thursday


Today we are going to be continuing our learning about perimeter, it will be a lot of practice to make sure we have it absolutely nailed!


Use the video below to remind you and give you some help and useful tips to help you!

Aut5.11.5 - Calculate perimeter


Spelling menu - Use these ideas to help you practice your spelling words.


This week we have started reading our new book 'Earthquake'.


Re-read the pages that have been read so far up to ‘leave for safety’. (the pages can be found below)


One page lists the items that are packed.

Look at the items that the family packed to take with them.


Write a sentence for each of the items that they packed and say why you think it was important to take the item (was it precious or useful?)


Can you find out what Kwan Yin is?


What have we learned about the family?


Imagine that your family are in the same situation and have to pack quickly to leave the house. What five items would your family take and why would you choose them. Think about what would be important for the whole family.

What items would you take that would be helpfgul or useful?

What items would you take that are precious to your whole family?

Earthquake pages

Guided Reading

Click on links below to video of this weeks chapters being read.

GR - Year 5 - Chapter 21

Who let the gods out? - chapter 21

GR - Year 5 - Chapter 22

Who let the gods out? - chapter 22

GR - Year 5 - Chapter 23

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GR - Year 5 _Chapter 24

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GR - Year 5 -Chapter 25

Draw on the back challenge demonstration

A fun activity from Mr Tooher!

A fun challenge for you today! This was an activity I used with a previous class and they loved it, so I hope you do to! Watch the video below for a demonstration of the challenge, with a the help of some of my lovely family!

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