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Early Bird Morning Spellings

Select your colour and complete your spider web spellings today.

Can you use them in a sentence?


WALT: use descriptive language.

Adjectives describe nouns (people, places and things)  to tell you more about something. 

We can use our senses to help us describe.




You are still imagining you are Otto but are now reporting on what you have already experienced so will be writing in PAST TENSE.

What did you see?

What did you hear?

What / how did you feel?

What did you smell?

What did you taste?


Your task

Imagine you are Otto in Antarctica.

Write a few sentences using descriptive language and your senses.




As I looked around all I could see was a powdery, white mist because of the strong winds.

I felt petrified so I huddled in the middle of the soft feathers of the warm adult penguins.





English task

Fluent in 5



WALT: Secure our recall facts of the 10 times table.

You might find counting in 10s easy once you see the pattern but can you link it to times tables?

Let's multiply by 10!

Spr2.2.5 - 10 times-table

Count Together by 10's | Counting Workout for Kids | Jack Hartmann Counting by 10s

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Twist it

You are comparing the calculations and inserting the symbols or looking at the symbol and completing the calculations to make them fit.


<     >     =


Remember the crocodile eats the BIGGEST number!

Deepen it

Here you are making the calculations ten times bigger. Remember all your digits move one space to the left of the place value chart But you cannot leave the ones column empty!



I know 3 x 5 = 15 so 3 x 50 =150

one hundred and fifty

Deepen it further

Problem solving word problems


WALT: Identify the Equator ,North and South Poles

Your task for today is to label the Equator and the North and South Poles. If you click on the bbc bitesize link below there is a video for you to watch this will give you information to help you . There is also a powerpoint saved in Geography tasks that will also help you with your task of labelling the Equator and North and South Poles. 

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