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Friday 15th May

Philosophical question:

Today's question: 

What makes you, you? 


Word of the day: knuckle down


  • Find out what it means and write the definition in your own words!   

  •  What is its word class?   

  • How many syllables does it have (clap each syllable to help you)? 

  •  Make a list of synonyms and antonyms   

  •  Can you use it in an interesting sentence?  

  • Are you able to use it, appropriately, when you are speaking or in any of your writing opportunities?


Happy Friday everyone!! 



Take a look at what your final challenge of the week is! 



 Please spend a few minutes on Times Tables Rockstars this morning.


For your main part of the lesson, we are on Lesson 4 of Week 4 and it is called Area-counting squares. The worksheet and answers are available below along with some optional extension should you have time available. In this fin extension you can create your own animal drawings out of squares and half squares.



Today we are starting a new unit which is focusing on stories! Take a look at the PDF below for further instruction! 



Persuasive Writing!  

What is it?  

Why do we use it? 

How do you know if it is a persuasive text? 

Our next piece or writing will be a persuasive letter! A persuasive piece of writing links on quite nicely from a discussion text!  
Let’s look a little more closely at what you find in a persuasive text. Look at the PDF below for further instructions and your task! 


Religious Education


This week, we are learning about a festival called Pesach (or Passover), which is celebrated by those who follow Judaism.

Pesach is one of the most important festivals in the Jewish year. It celebrates the freedom of Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. The celebrations last for seven or eight days. During today’s lesson, we are considering the question:


Why do Jewish people celebrate Pesach (Passover) every year?