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Early Bird Morning Spellings

Select your colour and complete your rainbow spellings today.

Can you use them in a sentence?


WALT: Use conjunctions

We have learnt about conjunctions before but we need to remember to use them to extend our sentences. 


Conjunctions join together two different, but related, parts of a sentence.
They can be words like: and, but, so, because

For example: I like swimming and she likes dancing.
'Because' is a really useful conjunction. We can use it to explain how or why something is the case.
For example: I felt sick because I went on the roller coaster twice!

Today you will be using conjunctions to explain how you feel. You could use some of the feelings you have learnt about or some from the word mat below. 


You will be continuing to act in the role of Otto.


For example:


I feel ............................................. because ...........................................


I feel worried because my father is leaving me to get some fish.


Your task

You can fill in the gaps using a feeling and a conjunction or you can write your own sentences using a range of conjunctions.



Fluent in 5


WALT: Secure our recall facts of the 5 times table 

Today we will be continuing to work on our times tables but we will be focusing on the 5 times table. To do this, you can count in 5s to help you. 

Counting in 5s is a great skill to learn and will help you with your 5 times table. Try the workout and song below to help you practise.

Exercise and Count By 5 with Jack Hartmann

In your task today, you will need to multiply by 5. 


1. You could draw arrays to help work out the answers.


2. You could solve these using repeated addition


5 + 5 + 5 = 


3. or you could count in 5s 


5, 10, 15


Twist it

Some of the calculations have missing numbers.



For these, you could count in 5s or draw arrays to find out how many lots of 5 make 20.


5, 10, 15, 20


so 4 lots of 5 equals 20.



Deepen it

You need to compare the 2 number sentences using the correct symbols,


<   >   or =


WALA: Habitats 


Your task for today is to look at the powerpoint and read about different types of habitats think about ,

What climate does the habitat have?

Who lives there and why?

Where will you find this habitat? 

What animals and plants survive there? 

To help you find additional information if you click on the link below it will take you to bbc bitesize and they have a few short clips about different habitats ( you may have watched these last week)


Once you have researched into habitats and there is a sorting activity for you to have a go at. You will need to sort the facts in to the correct habitat. If you can not print the activity you can write the name of the habitat and then copy the facts that belong in that habitat for example:


Ocean                       Arctic  

Some creatures crawl                   It is very cold here all                                 

over the bottom and burrow          year round. 

beneath in this habitat.


As a purple for push you could add in the extra information that you found out from the videos or even add in a different habitat and facts about it that you have researched into.yes



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