Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Werewolf Club Rules

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In Year 4 we have loved getting stuck into our class poetry text, Werewolf Club Rules by Joseph Coelho. Below are several links to poems performed by the author himself. Pick a poem and answer the questions below.
What words and phrases do you like? What puzzles you about this poem? What do you think the poem is about? 

Friday, 15 September 2017

Local landmarks

What landmarks do you remember from our walk around Brixton?
Which places do you think are the most important?

Tell me everything you can about the history of one landmark in Brixton?

Friday, 8 September 2017

Poetry please

This term we will be exploring lots of different poems. 
What poems have you read?
What is your favourite poem and why?

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Rise of the machines ...

What could be happening to the rainforest?

How will this effect the animals?

Will it effect anyone else? (Explain how and why)

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017

King of the jungle

Imagine you are an explorer deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. 
Write a diary entry based on the events that happened on just one the days you are there.

Remember to use your senses to describe the environment.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Carry on camping

We have just come back from our residential.
Tell the rest of the school what we did there.

What activities were there?
What did you enjoy the most?
Did you overcome any fears?

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

We're all going to the zoo ...

You have £38 to spend on tickets at London Zoo.

1. How many adults and children can you buy tickets for?
2. How many teachers and students can you buy tickets for?

Remember, there is more than one right answer to each question. Think of all the different combinations you could have for each question.

Monday, 12 June 2017

Trouble in paradise

What do you think these animals (howler monkey, sloth, tapir, parrot and blue morpho butterfly) thought  and said when they heard what the toucans had said?

Remember to think about the characters of each of the animals and how this might effect their thoughts and speech.

Saturday, 10 June 2017

KS2 Maths Challenge: No 4

The pages in this pupil's book are numbered from 1.

The page numbers have a total of 555 digits.

How many pages has the book?
How many of the digits are a 5?

Friday, 9 June 2017

Zoo - investigate the characters

This term we will be reading Zoo by Anthony Browne.
What can you tell about the personalities of the four main characters from looking at their pictures above?

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Tropical quiz

Looking at a map of the world, think about where rainforests are located. 
Why do you think all the Earth's rainforests are in these areas?
What might the climate and the temperature be like?
Why are rainforests so green?

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Singing your praises

Year 5 have filled their lungs and begun singing for our school play.
Those who want to practise at home can find the songs here.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Life as a Victorian

Using your knowledge of the experience at the Ragged School, explain what life would be like as a Victorian child.