# Samantha’s Classifying Challenge

My animal can live in land and water, it grows a shell in one or two places and they don’t have legs either. What could it be?

# Can you crack Lori’s eggs?

Hi miss,I’ve got a question about how many eggs I got over the weekend.

A family of 5 got 17 eggs over the weekend. The next day,they all wanted 3 eggs each but they could only use the eggs that they got. The eggs were carried in egg boxes with 6 egg spaces in them.
1star-How many eggs would be left over if they had 3 eggs each?
2star-How many egg boxes would the family need to carry all the eggs in?
3star-if one of the family members wanted toast instead of egg, could the other 4 family members have one more each? Explain your answer.

# Class Credit Coming Right Up!

We met our target for Read Theory quizzes completed this week! I asked you to complete 225 as a class and you actually did 267 so I’ll add a class credit on Monday ðŸ™‚ I’m setting this week’s target as 275 so we’d better get busy! Remember you are welcome to come and use our wonderful new Learning Pod before school for some extra quiet study time!

Knowledge Points earned this week: Riah 277; Joshua 319; Lillie-Mae 403; Samantha 979; Jack C 1108

Jack and Samantha almost tripled their scores from last week!

Quizzes taken this week: Casey 12;Â  Riah 13; Lillie Mae 21; Joshua 44;Â Samantha 55; Jack C 63

Oliver AND Sienna have both been reading texts at the hardest level!!

Science Challenge: What’s my animal?

It is an invertebrate that lives in a marine habitat. It has radial symmetry, tube feet and spines. We usually think of them as being orangey-red but there are also blue, grey and brown species. What could it be and what group would we classify it in?

We’ve had a a busy week of reading this week! We’ve done some more inference training with Mrs Howard, spent a lot of time unpicking our new text ‘Laughter Land’, read for research in topic about Queen Victoria and completed our reading homework about workhouses in the Victorian era where we are already showing our excellent clarification and summarising skills. When we did our drama today about Laughter Land, that was really reading in disguise too ðŸ˜‰

I’ve found a new way of analysing the data on Read Theory which I think you’ll like! Above is the number of Quizzes and Knowledge Points since last Friday. I’m setting a challenge: can we complete 225 quizzes as a class next week? I’m also going to start showing your progress on a week by week basis…

Knowledge Points earned this week: Charlotte C 181; Joshua 231; Oliver 276; Samantha 378; Jack C 413

Quizzes taken this week: Oliver 13; Samantha 20; Jack R 28; Jack C 31; Joshua 32

Oliver has been reading texts at the hardest level!!

It will be interesting to see what happens this week and whether Harley, Jagroop and Aiden try to reclaim their positions….

# Morning Mission 18.01.18

Read this website and then SUMMARISE Victoria’s early life below.

# Launch yourselves into learning!

We really enjoyed our topic and homework launches this week where we had a go at a quiz to find out how much we already know about the Victorians. Some of us did really well indeed (including Mr Abbott who joined in too!). Now that you’ve got your new Knowledge Organisers, can you post a question or two for everyone else to try?

In the afternoon launch, we had some noisy fun with the buzzers looking at photographs of Victorian Worksop and trying to work out where they were taken. It was a great help having our adults to support our house teams!

In Read Theory, we are steadily increasing our Knowledge Points: can we go for it this week and reach 3500 quizzes completed by Friday?Harley is still in the lead moving on to 4766 points and Aiden is still reading the hardest texts at 676L although Oliver is hot on his tail! Watch this space to see how things change over the coming days…

# Happy New Year!!

Welcome back everyone! We’ve come back in 2018 with attitudes determined to go for gold! Over the past two days we’ve shown that we’re rested and ready for all of the challenges that the coming term will bring. We’ve reviewed our test scores from before we broke up and most of us were really pleased with our progress so far and we know exactly what we need to do next in our commitment to go for the title of ‘Best Year 6 Ever’! We’ve been looking at the features of emails in our Reading work as well as some of the effects of climate change. Can you write a sentence or two with any of the words we needed to clarify?

In Maths, we’ve recapped on halving strategies and applied our skills in different ways and got stuck back into our CLIC and SAFE challenges. Next week will be the last week on our six fact challenge Learn Its (6 x 6 = 36, 7 x 6 = 42, 9 x 6 = 54, 7 x 7 = 49, 9 x 7 = 63 and 9 x 9 = 81).

We are looking forward to our Topic and Homework Project Launch on Thursday and hadÂ  a quick discussion about what we know and want to know about theÂ  Victorian era. Maybe you’ll spend some time doing some initial research on it this weekend…

In Read Theory, Harley is in the lead with 4626 Knowledge Points and Aiden is still reading and successfully quizzing at the hardest level. Why not have a go over the weekend to see if you can catch them?