Start off with reading skills practice whilst you wait for your live lesson at 9:45.
Reading skills practice
This week, we are practising finding the meaning of words.
Y4, your sheet asks you to work out a word or phrase that means the same as the word written in bold. Set out each word in pairs.
e.g. 4. dawn - sunrise
You might need to check a dictionary if you are unsure.
Y3, you need to read the sentences, look at the word in bold and find the word from the witch's list that means the same. Set out:
Today we are going to practise using prefixes to change the meaning of nouns. Mrs Watkin will be sharing this with you live online at 10:00. You can find a programme called ‘Super and mini nouns’ on Active Learn. On screen 1, all of the words are nouns. Click each picture on screen 1 and watch the word change when we add a prefix. How does the prefix change the meaning of each word?
Try the same with Screen 2 and Screen 3.
Time to get creative. Choose an animal (e.g. sheep, frog) and imagine it as a ‘super’ version (e.g. supersheep, superfrog). Then draw it and label it with appropriate super-abilities (e.g. supersight, superspeed), plus super-clothes (e.g. supercape), plus any other super-items.
Then think of a place (e.g. a classroom or a farm) and imagine it as a ‘mini’ version (mini-classroom, mini-farm). Draw and label all the mini-nouns you can think of in your place.
Top tip: when adding a prefix to a word, we do not usually need a hyphen. However if it makes the new word difficult to read for some reason, a hyphen is usually added for clarity.
Today's Maths lesson can be found in your text book and practice book. Both are allocated to you on Active learn. Just click on the power maths tab then find textbook 4b or 3b. Mrs Watkin will be teaching Y4 at 10:30 and Y3 at 11:15 live online. Join us to go through the text book section together then complete your practice book independently and upload a photo of your work.
Y4 lesson 2 in textbooks pg 12 and then complete the activities for lesson 2 in practice books starting on page 9.
Y3 lesson 8 in textbooks pg 36 and then complete the activities for lesson 8 in practice books starting on page 27.
You will find the answers here and can mark them before you upload to purple mash.
Today we are starting our Mayan topic work. Go to step one on our topic sequence to find out about the Mayan people and where they live. Click here.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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