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									HOMEWORK:
The table below outlines homework for English and Maths set by your child’s class teacher. Please note that the homework listed
below is in addition to reading at home.

 Teacher           English                                         Due in       Mathematics                                Due in

 Miss Weaver       For English, please continue with learning      N/A          We have been learning how to measure       23/3/09
                   keywords and practicing to read the reading                  things this week, using vocabulary such
                   book given.                                                  as longest, shortest, more, less. Please
                                                                                can you help your child to measure each
                                                                                ‘slug trail’ using their finger as a
                                                                                measuring device!
                                                                                Astronauts and Planets – please
                                                                                measure 8 slug trails.
                                                                                Spaceships, Comets and Stars – please
                                                                                measure 5 slug trails.
 Mrs Holden        For English, please continue with learning      N/A          We have been learning how to measure       23/3/09
                   keywords and practicing to read the reading                  things this week, using vocabulary such
                   book given.                                                  as longest, shortest, more, less. Please
                                                                                can you help your child to measure each
                                                                                ‘slug trail’ using their finger as a
                                                                                measuring device!
                                                                                Suns and Rockets – please measure 8
                                                                                slug trails.
                                                                                Spaceships, Comets and Moons –
                                                                                please measure 5 slug trails.
 Miss              Please learn spellings for a test on Friday     27.03.09     Rectangles and Circles - Please            Due on
 Wordsworth                                                                     complete the 2 times tables questions.     Monday
                                                                                We have been grouping objects into 2s      23.03
                                                                                which could help the children to solve
                                                                                the questions.                             1 minute
                                                                                Hexagons and Triangles – please            test
                                                                                complete the word problems and write       25.03.09
                                                                                the calculations in your books.
                                                                                Also revise for the 1 minute test on       Mental
                                                                                Monday- addition facts up to 5.            test on
                                                                                                                           27.03.09
 Miss Litherland   Spellings:                                      Spelling     Year 1 – place value:                      Due on
                                                                   test given   Complete the addition calculations in      Monday
                   Year 1: High frequency words (key words) –      on Friday    which you have to partition the tens and   23.03
                   Said, come, they, away, she, was, like, all,    27.03        the units e.g. 20 + 2 = 22.
                   two, very                                                    Year 2 – Practise SATs paper.              1 minute
                                                                                Questions can be read by an adult and a    test
                   Year 2: drop the ‘e’ and add ‘ing’ –                         100 square can be used as an aid.          23.03.09
                   Diving, typing, writing, smiling, pleasing,                                                             Mental
                   shaping, freezing, timing, breathing, flaking                Also revise for the 1 minute test on       test on
                                                                                Monday- addition facts up to 5.            27.03.09
 Miss Hurst        Maths homework this week                        Test         Revise for mental test :                   Due on
                                                                   given on     Mixed questions                            Monday
                   Spellings:                                      Friday       2, 10 , 5 tables, addition and             23.03
                                                                   27.03        subtraction of money and number
                   What happens to the meaning of a verb                        properties                                 1 minute
                   when we add the ‘ing’ suffix                                 Also revise for the 1 minute test on       test
                   common words                                                 Monday- addition facts up to 10.           23.03.09
                   Polysyllabic words- red blue, yellow, green                  The maths homework is a sheet to           Mental
                                                                                practice written calculation methods. I    test on
                                                                                have included some examples to show        27.03.09
                                                                                how we have worked on the problems in
                                                                                Class though feel free to let your child
                                                                                use whichever method they feel happy
                                                                                with.
                                                                                Don’t worry if your child struggles at
                                                                            first with these; some have quite big
                                                                            numbers just encourage them to show
                                                                            their working and we will work through
                                                                            these as a class in the week.
                                                                            Remind your child to use notes and
                                                                            jottings to help them and read each
                                                                            question carefully to look for the
                                                                            operation to use.
                                                                            Thank you for your ongoing support
                                                                            Miss Hurst
Miss Wild        Butterflies and Grasshoppers – Write up         24.03.09   Trapeziums and Rhombus’s – 1. Work         24.03.09
                 your chosen explanation, following the plan                out the area and perimeters of the
                 from the previous homework. Ask parents                    compound shapes 2. Work out the area
                 to help you tick off the features on the                   and perimeter problems.
                 success criteria as you achieve them. Focus                Pentagons, hexagons and Octagons –
                 on linking paragraphs well with effective                  Work out the areas and perimeters of
                 connectives.                                               the compound shapes by splitting the
                 Bumble bees and ladybirds - Write up                       rectangles into two shapes.
                 your chosen explanation, following the plan
                 from the previous homework. Ask parents                    * All learn 8 and 9 X tables really well
                 to help you tick off the features on the                   for splat competitions next week.
                 success criteria as you achieve them. Don’t                Remember, you need to be able to recall
                 forget to include an introduction and a                    facts immediately in order to gain
                 conclusion!                                                points for your team!
                 Caterpillars – Write a paragraph explaining
                 how to swim. You can include extra details
                 about how you might use arm bands at first,
                 how important it is to be safe and finally
                 how important it is to be able to swim. Ask
                 your parents to re-read your work with you
                 and decide together if you have achieved
                 your writing target of full stops and capital
                 letters. If so, write a capital T on the
                 bottom.
                 *All learn weekly spellings and spelling rule
                 for test next Friday!
Miss    Cupid-   Use the checklist from this week to write       24.03.09   Find five objects in your kitchen (ask     24.03.09
Brown            another explanation. This time you are to                  your parents first!) that have been
                 write an explanation for either: How a kite                measured in kg and grams and write
                 works or how to clean out a goldfish.                      down what they are and how much they
                 Remember these are not instructions!                       weigh.
                 Sprites & Elves: Focus on vocabulary. Aim                  Equilateral: Order your objects from
                 to write ¾ of a page and a labelled diagram.               heaviest to lightest and write down
                 Make sure you don’t leave any steps out.                   their weight in both kilograms and
                 Genies & Faeries: Aim to write half a page                 grams. Can you write the weights down
                 including a labelled diagram. Create a flow                as decimals too? Example: Jar of
                 chart to help you if you need to.                          Marmalade: 250g = 0.25kg.
                 Wizards: Try to write half a page. Think                   Obtuse, Scalene & Isosceles: Order
                 about the steps and imagine someone was                    your objects from heaviest to lightest
                 following them. Have you missed anything                   and write down their weight in both
                 out?                                                       kilograms and grams. Example: Bag of
                                                                            Sugar: 1kg = 1000g.
                                                                            Right Triangle: Order your objects
                                                                            from heaviest to lightest. Remember to
                                                                            think hard if they are in grams! 1kg =
                                                                            1000g.
Mrs Murray       Albergs & Wilsons: write a one page diary       24.03.09   Shade in fractions of shapes               24.03.09
                 entry as one fo the characters from the                    Identify fractions of shapes
                 stories we’ve read. It doesn’t have to be the              Learn 4 times tables by heart for test
                 protagonist! Make sure to include detail.                  on Tuesday.
                 Rowlings: write a two-paragraph diary entry
                 as one of the protaginst characters from
                the stories we’ve read. It should take place
                the night before the climax of the conflict
                (problem). What would they be feeling?
                Dahls & McGoughs: Write a short diary
                entry (at least one paragraph) as the main
                character from one of the stories we’ve
                read. It should take place the night after
                the story ended. How does the character
                feel? What would they put in their diary?
Miss Brewer     1 & 2- Write the introduction to a             24.03.09   Year 5: Complete the questions, finding    24.03.09
                Biography. Write a paragraph (introduction)               fractions of amounts. Spotlight 5 p21 qu
                telling me some facts about a famous                      1&2
                person, a character, or someone you know.                 Year 6: finding fractions of amounts
                                                                          Spotlight 6 p18 Qu 1, 2 & 3
                3, 4 and 5- Write the introduction to a                   Year 6 Revision: Use your CGP books to
                Biography. Write an introduction telling me               revise the section on fractions.
                some facts about a famous person, a
                character, or someone you know. Use
                interesting time connectives. Remember to
                include: place and date of birth, schooling,
                parents, and friends.
Miss Rennie     Children to revisit previous work done on      24.03.09   Building on from work done in class,       24.03.09
                direct speech and also adverbs within text.               children are going to be looking at
                Completing the adverb ‘mind dump’ and then                converting fractions, decimals and
                sentence work in their books, before                      percentages.
                creating five of their own examples. Each                 Yellow table are to convert more
                applying correct speech punctuation and a                 complex fractions, moving beyond 50 /
                range of adverbs.                                         25; and also compare relative findings.
                                                                          Year 6 – are also to complete a small
                Year 6 – are to also read pg 26-28 of their               number of Testbase questions, in
                Literacy revision books, before completing                preparation for forthcoming SATS.
                one of the short story examples (20 mins)
                from pg26.
Miss Boardman   Read CGP book pages 74 – 78 and make           24.03.09   To Calculate the area of a Shape.          24.03.09
                notes. (In their folders).                                Year 5 - page 57 refresher then
                                                                          practice
                Read page 72 about The Long Writing Test.                 Year 6 - page 56 practice then
                Copy the planning sheet from page 73 into                 challenge
                your books. Fill this in to plan your story.              Year 6 Revision – use your CGP books to
                However do not write it!                                  revise area and perimeter and make
                                                                          brief notes in the back of your maths
                                                                          books or in your folders.

								
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