Monthly Archives: January 2019

Lakisha’s Link

Some of us were wondering how a paleontologist would extract a fossil found in a tar pit. Lakisha has very helpfully found a brilliant resource that answers this and lots more. There’s lots of information on the webpage and a short video that explains in more detail. Have a look if you get chance!!

In Science, we have been finding out more about the paleontologist, Mary Anning, and about how her ‘curiosities’ changed the world of Science.

Our Learn Its next week will be those niggly last three 11 x table facts:

10 x 11 = 110

11 x 11 = 121

12 x 11 = 132

Have a great weekend!

Bio

We’ve been very busy this week!  We wrote some brilliant biographies about Queen Victoria during our topic work that were jam-packed with all of the facts and information we have been learning about her. Have you started your biography for the homework projects yet? Who have you decided to write about?

We had some excellent scores in the homework quiz about the human body – congratulations to everyone that scored 30/30!! We started a new biology topic in our Science work this week about adaptation and evolution. Maybe you could find out more about the famous Victorian biologist, Charles Darwin, and do your biography about him. I know lots of you were very interested in finding out more about endangered animals too. You might find this link interesting.

Our work in fractions continues so keep working on those times tables. Here’s a quick link to hit the button again for those of you who haven’t been on for a while!

Challenge: what does bio mean? How does it connect to our work this week? How many words can you find that have bio as their root?

Happy New Year!

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I hope you have all had a lovely break with your families and friends and enjoyed the holidays. Have you been up to anything exciting? Have you made any new year’s resolutions? I have: even though I already love reading lots of books, I have decided to try and make time to read even more. I’ll be sharing some of the ones I’ve read so you can enjoy them too….

We’re straight back into the learning with our new Victorians topic and will be launching this term’s homework projects on Friday 11th with a  little quiz 🙂

In Maths, we will be starting lots of work on fractions so knowing ALL of your times tables is a must! Our Learn Its this week will be to finish off the six fact challenge:

6 x 6 = 36

7 x 6 = 42

9 x 6 = 54

7 x 7 = 49

9 x 7 = 63

9 x 9 = 81