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Wednesday 27th Jan


Today we are going to be looking at word problems. Firstly, make sure that you read the question first and underline any important information about the question. Then, draw a bar model to help you understand what the question is asking you. During the live lesson we will practice drawing a bar model to help us identify what type of question it is and then you will go away and do the guided practice and workbook independently. When you've finished you can move onto the journaling question. 


Explanation of example;

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Guided reading:

We are going to be focusing on our preview skills again from the 'big 10'. Today we are going to be looking at the book The Twits. I want you to think about what the front cover tells you about the book and what is makes you wonder. During the live lesson, we will watch a film trailer as this is similar to looking at the front cover and blurb of a book. It gives you an insight into what the film will be about but doesn't give too much away. This will then help you with your independent task where you will be analysing the front covers.


Today we will be starting our instructions for the American headdresses or pancakes. Obviously, Mr Cooper came up with some instructions for you to follow in order for you to make them in the first place but we are now going to write our own. Yesterday you should have come up with an opening sentence. Today we will be looking at the 'you will need' section with the objective of using a colon. We will then begin our method with the first step. Please don't move on with your writing and do more than I ask as we will be looking at different objectives each day.



Naming and identifying bones. This lesson has been done on Youtube (part 1) with Mr Cooper so this time there is no presentation to follow. He will be labelling a skeleton and then there is a human body outline that you can either download or draw and as he identifies a bone on the skeleton, you can add this to the body and label it yourself. You will then know the common names for bones in our bodies.

Then there is a part 2 on Youtube where you will learn the scientific names for the bones and you have a fill in the gap activity to do. There is the first letter of the scientific name and then you must fill the rest out making sure the spelling is correct. 

Challenge- can you make a skeleton using things at home? For example; pencils as bones etc.

Pictures of labelled skeleton.