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Homework 15.11.19

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This week in Science we have been looking at variation and inheritance. We talked about the characteristics we inherit from our parents and had fun “breeding” Mr Men and Little Miss characters to help us to understand the idea of genetics.
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This week we have been freeze framing moments from our key text in Literacy, reading our new books and pretending to be “Darwin’s finches” in Science. 
Homework 1.11.19
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What a week! We have been so busy and had so much fun! Look through our gallery to see us making Stone Age natural paints, painting our “caves”, dressed in our Halloween costumes and making our own shadow theatres. 



Maths pages 8&9 Order of operations 

Grammar pages 6&7 Verbs and adverbs 

(Stretch grammar pages 12 &13 Modal verbs)


The tablets have arrived! Our samba skills are developing too 😊



Maths- pages 10 and 11 Factors and Multiples

Grammar- pages 80 and 81 Suffixes ‘able’ and ‘ible’

(Stretch grammar books 82 and 83 same title) 


This week we have been working really hard on our non-fiction texts. We have edited them with a partner, presented them in interesting ways and then shared them with Miss Shinn’s class.


Homework 4.10.19

Maths pages 24 and 25 (times tables)

Grammar pages 42 and 43 (commas)

(Stretch Grammar book is pages 56 and 57 also linked to commas)


This week we pretended to be predators of the peppered moth in Science! We had to grab as many “moths” as we could with our “beaks” in a minute. We found generally that it was easier to prey on those “moths” who did not blend into their background although we are also not sure that all our results are reliable for a number of reasons so will be continuing with this next week.

26.9.19 Homework

Maths pages 12 & 13 Addition

Grammar pages 50 & 51 Single dashes and hyphens

(Stretch grammar pages 78 & 79 Prefixes that require a hyphen)


This week in class we have been studying volcanoes and their impact on our planet. This led us to look at this song in whole class reading and analyse the lyrics. Have you ever thought about what the song is really about?

Homework 20.9.19

Maths pages 6&7 

Grammar 15 and 36 (stretch grammar books pages 66 and 67) 


This week we have been thinking about how long ago our Earth was created relative to the dinosaur era and the evolution of humans- it is so hard to imagine! We used a roll of toilet paper and each sheet was worth 12.5 million years! 

Samba rhythms of our own

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Samba rhythms of our own

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Samba rhythms of our own

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Homework 13.9.19

Maths book- pages 4 and 5 place value

Grammar book- pages 4 and 5 nouns and adjectives

(Those with the stretch grammar book also need to complete pages 4 and 5)

It has been a busy first full week back for Landacre class! From learning some Samba rhythms to producing our own double page spreads on what we already know about The Big Bang and evolution, we have had lots of fun!