Cyprus and Ithaca 9.7.18

Cyprus and Ithaca Blog: Week Beginning:  9.7.18  

Welcome back to Cyprus and Ithaca class,

We hope you have had a sensational weekend!      

Over the course of this week we will be revisiting topics taught in Literacy and Numeracy throughout the year and will be completing some revision.  

Your home learning challenge this week is to have fun in the sun, enjoy the football and hopefully it will be coming home !!!! And prepare for the summer holidays !!! 🙂 There will be no more homework set this week as next week it is the last week of term!!

On Mathletics and at home please can parents focus on and revise with children:

  • Times Tables 2-12 (this is imperative and all children are required to know all multiplication confidently.)
  • Mental maths and number operations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Equivalent Fractions and Decimals
  • Converting Time from 12hr to 24hr and 24hr to 12hr
  • Converting minutes, seconds, hours, days, months and years
  • Rounding to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000
  • Multiplying decimals and dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1000
  • Formal Layout Division (Bus Stop Method)
  • Finding Non-Unit Fractions of amounts
  • Adding and Subtracting Fractions with the same denominator and different denominators
  • Converting measurement: Weight (grams, kilograms, tonne) Length (cm, m, mm, km) and Capacity (ml and litres)
  • Reading and Writing Roman Numerals
  • Negative Numbers
  • Finding the perimeter of rectilinear shapes
  • Co-Ordinates (reading, writing and plotting)
  • Calculating money
  • Translating Shapes
  • Symmetry
  • Calculating Measure Problems
  • Number sequences and Magic Squares
  • Directions on a compass
  • Factors and Prime Numbers

For Literacy focus on sentence writing including:

  • Punctuation
  • Capital letters and full stops
  • Apostrophes
  • Exclamation marks, speech marks, commas, ellipses and brackets
  • Connectives ensuring that sentences make sense
  • Handwriting
  • Writing complex sentences using verbs, adverbs, conjunctions and adjectives
  • Writing in Paragraphs
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension

Have a magnificent weekend. 

Miss Raval and Mrs Winters