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Thursday 14th January

Daily Zoom


Don't forget we have got our hour-long session on Zoom today, between 12 and 1pm. We will have a chat about War Horse, our maths and our science masterpieces.  


We will use the same password and meeting ID as last Friday.



We are up to chapter 4 today. Read chapter 4 and have a go at the questions below in your work book. 


  1. Describe father’s behaviour at the start of this chapter.
  2. Describe the events that were happening in the village.
  3. What did Captain Nicholls look like?
  4. What kind of person do you think Captain Nicholls is? Justify your answer using the text. 
  5. How does the vet describe Joey?
  6. Why do you think father started to cry?
  7. What does this show about him?
  8. Do you think that Albert’s father was right to sell Joey? Justify your opinion.
  9. How do you think Albert is feeling at the end of this chapter?
  10. Do you believe Captain Nicholls promise to Albert about Joey? Why?
  11. Define the following words:
  • regiment (P29)
  • apprehension (P28)
  • specimen (P31)
  • unconsolable (P32)


(40 minutes)



Please continue to practise your spellings for this week, either by writing them out on a piece of paper, by logging in to Spelling Shed or unscrambling the words below. 




trap snort









(20 minutes)



Today we are going to be looking at multiplying decimals by integers. This requires our knowledge of place value to be really good and an understanding of the value of each digit. Here is a video from the people at White Rose to help you along with the worksheet. Question 8 is Mr Bond's favourite, it has so many different answers! Can you find the answer that fits the rules?


(45 minutes)



Today we are finally going to write our persuasive letters on how school uniforms must be made compulsory to all schools. This is going to need the correct layout, at least 2 persuasive points and good use of our conjunctions. 


Mr Brown is here to help again, use his as a guide to write your letter - remember magpie, don't copy his ideas if you like the look of them. You want to use his to help structure your text, not to just copy his language. This will be very important when you are planning and writing your own text next week.


So using our success criteria below, write your persuasive letter about making school uniforms compulsory for everyone. If you type your letter, please email it in to us. If you write it in your work book get your grown ups to take a picture and send it into the class email. 


Success Criteria
1. Use our PEPS technique to make at least 2 persuasive points
2. Use the correct layout for a letter

3. Use an array of conjunctions across your letter


(60 minutes)




We are going to learn a bit more about Hinduism today, beginning to look in a bit more detail at some of the different gods. Hindus have many different gods, all with different traits or powers. However, they believe that there are all just different representations, or avatars, of one Supreme God. 

Watch this video here to learn about some of the different gods that Hindus worship.

Hindus believe that each of the gods tell us something about the Supreme God and help us to learn about Him. Watch the video here to learn what the god Ganesh shows.


Today, I have two different challenges for you. Firstly, can you match up the descriptions of the different gods with their pictures on the document below? Look for clues in the description.

Then, I would like you to choose one of the many different Hindu gods to tell me about. You can research, draw and write about any of the gods, telling me about their appearance, powers, mode of travel and personality. 

You might want to choose one of the three main gods (Brahma, Vishnu or Shiva), or one of the other gods, including Lakshmi, Parvati or Ganesh. 

I have included a powerpoint below which has information about some of the gods, but you may want to do some of your own research online to find out more about the god that you have chosen. 


(40 minutes)


If you have worked quickly today and you have zipped through our work and it is all of a good quality, then you can have a look at the In case you finish... section. This is full of ideas that you can do if your grown ups are busy still working or with them when they have finished.