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Thursday 7th January 2021


Here are the answers to yesterday's recap activity. How many did you get right?


Have a go at today's recap activity


Today's lesson is based on dividing by 10 - this is particularly important when it comes to decimal numbers. 


Watch the video tutorial, then complete the White Rose Maths sheets. Mark your work after you have finished. 



As usual, I have uploaded some more worksheets to deepen your understanding - have a go!



Today's Guided Reading task is based on vocabulary. Firstly, I would like you to read the first chapter. It is only a short chapter and I have attached a PDF so you can read it online. 



I would like you to use an online dictionary (or you can use an actual dictionary if you have one at home) to find the meaning of these words. Write the meanings down. 

Can you find any synonyms to these words that fit in the same context? Can you remember what the word synonym means?


A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase. 


We wouldn't use a dictionary to help us find lots of synonyms (although sometimes synonyms can be given in some dictionary versions), we would use a .........


Can you remember what it is called? 


We would use a thesaurus. You can use an online thesaurus to help you or you can use an actual one if you have one at home. 





You need to complete the character profile sheet:



Have a think about the good qualities a King should have as tomorrow, you will be writing a job application!


Here are some examples to help you:


-Being honest

- Being fair

- Putting rules and consequences in place to protect your people

-Being a good leader

-Being strong and not giving up easily.