Cyprus and Ithaca 19.3.18

Welcome back to Cyprus and Ithaca class,

We hope you have had a fantastic weekend.

Over the next two weeks we will be preparing for the Easter Celebrations!!!!

In Literacy we will be revising grammar and punctuation in sentences and how to write complex sentences using a variety of vocabulary.

In Numeracy, we will be revising fractions, decimals and time.

In Science this week we will be investigating:

  • How to soundproof homes and what materials could be used to make buildings and homes quieter.

For your home learning challenge this week you are all shop owners!!! You need to pretend that you own your own business such as a restaurant, a clothes shop a pet shop, a bakery etc (you can choose) and write about:  

  • What is the name of your shop and what do you sell?
  • Where is your shop?
  • Who comes to your shop?
  • Why did you decide to open a shop selling your products?

Be as creative as possible you might even sell pet aliens on Jupiter!!!!

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
  • 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)
  • Ordering numbers and partitioning into Thousands, Hundreds, Tens and Units
  • Negative 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

Have a restful weekend! 

Miss Raval and Mrs Winters