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Wednesday 6th May

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

Don't forget to include your scores from yesterday's Maths and English end of lesson 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.

Additional Distance Learning Tasks: 


Practise your handwriting by copying and completing the activities below in your beige notebook.

You should answer the question using joined handwriting.

Multiplication - Times Tables Rockstars


Geography: We are looking at learning how to read a map and use a compass.

Sue Venir is planning a visit to a castle in Shropshire.

Watch along with this clip to find out how she uses a map to find the way.


What is a map?

A map is a two-dimensional drawing of an area. Maps can show the countryside, a town, a country or even the whole world. They are used to help plan routes from one place to another, or to find certain features such as castles or hills. Different types of map are used for different things depending on whether you are walking, driving or even flying somewhere. Maps can be on paper or on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

How to use a map

The top of most maps is north and a compass can be used to find which direction north is. Compasses show four directions - north, east, south and west. The needle always points north, so when that is lined up with the map it is easy to see in which direction things are. Maps are not drawn to the same size as the ground because they would be far too big! Instead they are drawn to a smaller scale. The scale on a map is a set of numbers that can be used to compare distances and can be written, for example, as 1:25,000.This means that the actual size of the ground is 25,000 times bigger than it looks on the map. The same scale can also be written as 4cm to 1km, so every four centimetres on the map is one kilometre in real life.

Click to watch the next video as tour guide Tess, is practicing her map-reading skills. Watch this clip to see how Tess uses string to measure the winding roads on a map and calculate the distance from Ben Nevis to Aviemore in Scotland.

Main task: Click on activity one. Your task is to drag the compass points from the bottom to the correct point on the compass then click check this will tell you if you are correct. If it’s wrong do not worry, have another go. Tip Drag the main points first (N, E, S and W)

Optional Challenge: If you have access to a printer at home, you can download the resource from Twinkl free. If not,do this challenge in your beige book.

Draw a map of your local area and all of its important features. Label any natural features in green (such as hills, canals or lakes) In pencil, label features (such as sports fields, gardens and parks) and in blue label constructed features (such as roads, railways and bridges).


PE- Choose an activity to complete for 30 minutes