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Thursday 7th May 2020

Hello, Mercury Class!


I hope you are enjoying our tasks, this week! We are off school tomorrow, so I will check in with you again on Monday.


Please see, below, our remote learning tasks for today.




Enjoy today’s Poetry Time from Please Mrs Butler at: and on facebook at 9am


Ask an adult to give you your Spelling Test (as seen on the Class Web Page at special; straight; strange; strength; suppose; surprise; therefore; though; although. Mrs Murphy’s group use your words taken from the HFW List.


Y3/4/Table 2

Read together and/or listen on YouTube to Chapter Four - The Museum Thieves

Both links below:


Flat Stanley to read:

Flat Stanley – version on YouTube (from 13:50 – 23:59mins):  


  • After reading this chapter, discuss what happened together. Start to think about creating a newsflash script for Flat Stanley and the museum chapter.
  • See below a newsflash example from Sesame Street to help with ideas as to how to create a newsflash:  
  • Use these sentence starters to help write your newsflash:
  • Good morning and welcome to….
  • Today we have some breaking news about…
  • Flat Stanley is a hero because…
  • He helped the museum owner by…
  • Flat Stanley is here now to explain what happened…
  • Interview Flat Stanley
  • “……………………………….”
  • Thank you very much for helping the police.
  • That’s all for now… etc.
  • Write, perform and record your own newsflash.


As we have no school tomorrow, due to VE Day, there are only 4 days to cover this 5 day unit. If you’d like to continue with Flat Stanley today or over the weekend, then feel free! Here is the Friday plan:


Read together and/or listen on YouTube to Chapter Five - Arthur’s Good Idea

Both links below:

Flat Stanley to read:  

Flat Stanley – version on YouTube (from 24:00 – 30:28mins):  


  • After reading this chapter, discuss how Arthur helped Stanley. Write instructions for how to help Stanley get back to himself.
  • Use these sentence starters to help:
  • First of all…
  • Next…
  • After that…
  • Then…
  • Don’t forget to…
  • Finally…
  • If it hasn’t worked then try…
  • Remember to…
  • Check all sentences for spelling and punctuation together.
  • Now discuss and consider other ideas to help Stanley return to himself if he becomes flat again!
  • Write some more instructions just in case!




Y3/Y4/Table 2

We continue with our fractions work on MyMaths. See Monday’s notes for logging in and expectation details.



Other Activities

Other activities you may choose to do today, could be: