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Thursday 4th March


To compare fractions with the same denominator

For our warm up to this lesson, we will discuss if we would rather have one quarter of the cakes or two quarters and give reasons why.

In this lesson, we will start to use pictorial representations to help identify and compare the size of fractions with the same denominator. We will then apply this learning to think more abstractly about what procedure is used to compare fractions with the same denominator.

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



Your tasks

Task 1 - Use >, < and = to Complete the missing boxes in the table to compare the fractions.

Task 2Draw your own mathematical pictures to compare fractions. Use the correct symbol to compare their



To design my ideal house.
Over the next couple of days we are going to write an advert for a house.

What different types of houses can you think of?

              Terraced houses                                     Detached houses                                         Cave houses

Can you think of other types of houses? Write a list of the different types of houses that you can think of.


Think about your perfect house where you would love to live. Imagine yourself walking through your house. Think about these questions;
- where is your house? what is it near?

- how big is your house?

- what does your house look like?

- what different rooms does it have?

- how many bedrooms/bathrooms does it have?

- what is it like downstairs?

- what is it like upstairs?
- does your house have a garden/yard?

- what other features does it have? (swimming pool/outdoor loo/fireplaces etc.) 


Your task - Using your ideas for your dream house, fill in the 'design a house' sheet. Draw 2 pictures of your house and write down the features of your house that we have thought about in this lesson.


Don't forget to learn your spellings for the test in class on Thursday 11th March


New Spellings - Year 3 (test 11.3.21)
This weeks rule: Adding the suffix –ly.   Adding the –ly suffix to an adjective turns it into an adverb.


New Spellings - Year 4 (test 11.3.21)

This weeks rule: the 'au' digraph


Can you choose 8 of your new spellings to write into sentences?


We are going to continue our learning about rhythm.
In this lesson, we will be exploring some basic notation and reading some rhythms.

During this lesson we will:

  • Recap the 'Queen Caroline' chant from our last music session
  • Explore new notes
  • Read rhythms
  • Learn a new rhythm and song


Watch and join in with the music lesson below. You may want to ask members of your family to join in with you