|Important ongoing tasks which must be completed several times a week
Times tables: Keep practising those times table facts – you need to know all facts up to 12 x 12 inside out, at the click of your fingers! Make sure you are rehearsing these facts regularly, preferably several times a week.
Reading: Remember that you should be reading on a daily basis at home, and should be discussing this reading with an adult – talking about the text, commenting on the author’s purpose, noticing particular features of certain genres, etc. In reading record books, please could children/parents write a comment about this reading.
Spellings: Practise your spellings from your group ready for the test next Friday.
Our new topic is called ‘Making Tracks’ which involves writing a balanced argument about whether the local coastal railway should be redirected.
Please continue you research- finding the facts which will support your writing.
Answer the following questions:
· What damage occurred in Dawlish in the storm in 2014 and how much did it cost to rebuild?
· How did it affect the local economy when it was closed for 6 weeks?
· What are the new proposals and how much will it cost?
· What are the benefits of moving the railway?
· What are the disadvantages of moving the railway?
· Who will be affected and how?
The Herald Express and Dawlish Newspapers on line are both useful websites.
Please complete either section A, B or C on the ‘Comparing/Ordering fractions sheet. Record the answers in your book, not on the sheet.
Use the maths antics video to help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZEmFSP3Z0