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Friday 26th June

Good morning Mars Class!

Here are your lessons for today:

Maths warm up. Place value. Draw a place value grid on a piece of paper. Think of the number seven hundred and twenty-five. Add a hundred more to this number. Draw counters to represent hundreds, tens and ones. Write the number sentence for this sum. See example in photo below. Now draw five more place value grids, fill them in with counters to represent the following numbers and write the number sentence to go with it:

four hundred and twenty-five add a hundred more

two hundred and eighty-seven add a hundred more

five hundred and forty-three take a hundred less

seven hundred and sixteen take a hundred less

nine hundred and seventy-eight take a hundred less

Maths main. Mental calculations. Log on to MyMaths and complete the online lesson and homework task Sums using 10s, 100s and 1000s.

To log on you need to do the following:

  1. Visit
  2. Enter the school username salesbury and password cosine87
  3. Once logged in there is a box on the right where you will enter your own personal user name and password (as seen on the email attachment which your parents received). 
  4. You will then see the lesson that you need to log into. 
  5. Complete the online lesson first and work through each slide. 
  6. Once complete, then work through the online homework task

English. Using the Factfile you created yesterday, turn the non-fiction work into fiction. Using the research, write a set of 5-10 sentences about spiders, starting with ‘ing’ words, ‘ed’ words or ‘ly’ words to describe a spider. e.g. Stealthily, the spider crept towards its prey.

R.E. Proverbs. "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for life." This is an Asian proverb.

Discuss the following questions with a grown up at home:

What is a proverb? What is the message of this proverb? Do you agree with this proverb? Why? For whom would this be a good message? Christian Aid have used this proverb in their campaigns. Why do you think they chose this proverb? (Proverbs are little pieces of advice or wisdom.)

Choose three proverbs from the PowerPoint below and write down what you think they mean.