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Monday 20th April

Good Morning Mars Class!

Here are the lessons for today:

Maths warm up. Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3 times table.

Start by counting in threes from 0 to 36 and back again.

Then prove that "6 groups of 3 are equal to 18" in as many different ways as you can (e.g. using pictures, arrays and number lines showing repeated addition).

Maths main. Time. Discover how many hours there are in a day, how many seconds in an hour and how many days in a year. See the PowerPoint below.

English. Trolls. Read or listen to the story of The Truth about Trolls from the Talk for Writing booklet below. Complete the What do the words mean? task. It will help you gather powerful words for when you write your own information text about trolls later in the week.

Guided Reading. The Twits by Roald Dahl. Read and enjoy the following chapters:
Hairy Faces, Mr Twit, Dirty Beards, Mrs Twit. or

Discuss if you would like to be Mr Twit or Mrs Twit and why? Write this with reasons.

Science. Try the rocket experiment in the following STEM activity