Remember, it’s okay to make mistakes when learning because it helps us to learn AND it's an important part of the learning process. The more mistakes that you make, the synapses in your brain fire-up and this helps to make connections with your learning and it helps to strengthen your brain muscle!
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Watch this short video to learn how to add two 3-digit numbers.
Remember to also spend 30 minutes completing activities on Mathletics as well as 15 minutes practising times tables on Times Tables Rock Stars.
Can you help the fire engine get to the fire? Draw a line from the fire engine to the fire. Make sure you do not cross any lines. If you get stuck, go back and try a new path. Click on the image to download the activity sheet.
Warm-up: Download the worksheet here.
1) Read a poem
- Read Willow Pattern by Tony Mitton (page 2) What do you like about the poem? Can you notice any patterns or puzzles?
- Now, watch this video. While you do, how does the poem match the plate?
- Read Descriptive Language (page 5) and add your own ideas for descriptive sentences to tell the story.
- Try writing the story. Use your Story Plan and Descriptive Language to help you as you do.
Well done for working really hard! Read your story to a grown-up. Can you test them to check that they remember what happened?
Try this Fun-Time Extras
- Watch these versions of the Willow Pattern Story. How are they similar to yours? How are they different? What do you like most about each? Which is your favourite and why?
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Click here to download the colouring sheet and be as creative as you like!
Today, we are exploring real-life algorithms. Can you remember what this word means in computing?
Watch this video to remind yourself of what an algorithm is.
Cut out the steps of making an airplane below. Glue the six correct steps, in order, onto a separate piece of paper. Give your finished algorithm to someone at home and let them use it to make an actual flying model paper plane!
It’s time to unwind and relax. Let’s listen to today’s story, As Fast As Words Could Fly written by Pamela M. Tuck and illustrated by Eric Velasquez. Today's story is read by American actor and tap dancer, Dulé Hill.