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Voluntary Controlled Primary

Small School, Big Ideas

Monday 1st March

Maths

To identify and describe non-unit fractions

In this lesson, we will use our knowledge of fractions to understand what the term 'non-unit fraction' means. We will explore various shapes and begin to identify the non-unit fraction that is represented.

We will warm up for our maths learning by looking at some mathematical pictures to identify unit fractions.
We will begin our learning by looking at fractions of shapes that have been shaded. We will talk about the shapes using words like 'part', 'whole' and the names of parts of a fraction. Next, we will identify whether fractions are unit fractions or non-unit fractions. We will then progress our learning by exploring which unit and non-unit fractions make one whole.

Click on the picture below to watch today's video lesson. Have a go at some of the questions on the video.

 

Your tasks
Part 1 - Identify which fraction of each shape has been shaded in. Then describe whether it is a unit or non-unit fraction.
Part 2 - Answer questions based on non-unit fractions.

Literacy

To write complex sentences about our healthy snack

In this lesson, you will explore complex sentences and subordinating conjunctions.
Complex sentences consist of a main clause and a subordinate clause.

A clause is a group of words that contain a verb. A main clause is a sentence that makes sense on it own. A subordinate clause doesn't make sense on its own but it does give extra information

You are going to choose appropriate conjunctions for a range of sentences and look at examples of complex sentences.

Watch the video lesson to find out more:

 

Your task
I would like you to write 10 complex sentences about your healthy snack. Make sure that you are using scientific vocabulary, comparatives or superlatives. You may want to write about:
- your ingredients

- the look of your snack

- the taste of your snack

- the benefits of eating your snack

Reading Comprehension

For the first of our reading comprehensions this week, we will be learning about the famous author, Roald Dahl.

Roald Dahl was a spy, an ace fighter pilot, a chocolate historian and a medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , Matilda , The BFG , and a treasury of original, evergreen, and beloved children’s books.

Read the text to find out about:
- Roald Dahls family

- his early life

- his career in the R.A.F

- his thoughts on children's books and reading

Read the 2 star text carefully and answer the questions. 

Remember -  some questions will ask for answers from the text while others will ask for predictions or about how you feel towards the text.

P.E.

Its' Monday, which means that it is time for P.E. It is time to improve your fitness and get you active, I would like you (for the final time at home) to join in with Joe Wicks and his next online PE lesson. Find plenty of space and enjoy exercising with Joe. You could ask your family to join in too! Click on the picture below


Think about:
What happens to your heart as you exercise with Joe?

Why do we get more thirsty as we exercise?

Can you identify any muscles that you are using as you exercise?

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