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Tuesday 28th April

Remember, your first job everyday is to send a 'Good Morning'  message to your class teacher on I Am Learning by 10 am. Remember to include your scores from yesterday's quizzes. 


If you run out of space in any exercise books (orange Maths or yellow English book), please ask an adult to contact the office to arrange to pick up a new one.


REMINDER- We are starting to use Oak National Academy for English and Maths. You will still be set additional work by your class teacher which you can see below.

If you have any issues, before contacting your class teacher, please check the user guides and instructions which are on your distance learning page under 'Oak National Academy resources'. 

You will send today's English and Maths scores to your class teacher tomorrow when you send your good morning message via I Am Learning. 

Spelling (20 minutes) –

This week’s words –

fought, sought, cough, doughnut, through, overwrought, thoroughly, mistaught, shoulder, signature


Play ‘Spell against the clock’. Ask someone to read out the words to you. Spell as many words from the list as possible in one minute. At the end, check your spelling is accurate.


Reading (20 minutes)

Read chapter nine of Beetle Boy.  


Arithmetic (10 minutes)

Mark your Arithmetic work from yesterday – Adding and Subtracting fractions. You will find the answers at the top of this page. Please mark answers neatly in green pen and correct any errors.

Follow this link to practise rounding numbers while exercising. Then complete the task on I Am Learning – Rounding whole numbers.


French (1 hour) – French Breakfast

  1. Look at the items on this typical French Breakfast table. Can you write the French words to the correct breakfast item? Use your knowledge of English words to help. You can also use the Key Words PDF sheet to help you. Answers will follow tomorrow.
  2. Now use the Key Words PDF sheet to create five of your own French sentences about what you would like to eat for breakfast. Practise saying the sentences aloud.

Finally, watch this video to practice your pronunciation. Pause the video throughout and repeat the French sentences/words.



Music (30 minutes)

In the 1970s, jazz become increasingly influenced by Latin jazz, combining rhythms from African and Latin American countries, often played on instruments such as conga, tibale, guiro and claves, with jazz and classical harmonies played on typical jazz instruments (piano, double bass, etc.). Artists such as Chick Corea, John McLoughlin and Al Di Meola increasingly influenced the genre with jazz fusion.

Please listen to Chick Corea playing live:


Find the pulse of the music

Whilst listening to the music, think about these questions:

  1. Do you like the tune? Why/why not?
  2. What instruments can you see/hear? (research this if unsure)
  3. What emotions do you feel when you hear the song? E.g. sad, happy
  4. What can you imagine when listening to this music?


Votes for Schools (30 minutes)

See this information on the class pages. Discuss your thoughts with your family.