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Every Friday, I will set homework for the children to complete, which can be found below. All tasks must be completed by the following Wednesday. 

 

Every week, there will be tasks to complete on Century Tech. The children can login here: Century Tech Login Page.

 

Additionally, the children should be reading for two hours every week. They should update their reading diaries with a summary of what they have read. Once they have read their book, they need to complete a short quiz about their book. The children can login here: Accelerated Reader Login Page. Every Friday, I will be checking and signing the children's reading diaries so they need to make sure that they bring them to school.

Homework 14/01/2022; Due 19/01/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Dividing 3 and 4 digit numbers without remainders
  • Dividing 3 and 4 digit numbers with remainders
  • Diagnostic test on multiplication and division

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Commas in a list
  • Commas to clarify meaning
  • Reading comprehension activity

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary. 

 

Optional: Our new science topic is all about living things and their habitats. Can you create a drawing/painting/picture/collage of a plant and label it with all the scientific terms we have been learning about?

Homework 06/01/2022; Due 12/01/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Multiplying by 1 digit numbers
  • Multiplying by 2 digits (partitioning)
  • Multiplying by 2 digits (short multiplication)

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Concrete and abstract nouns
  • Adverbs
  • Adjectives

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary. 

 

Optional: Research about refugees and the struggles that they face. This will help you in our new English unit. You may want to present the information in a leaflet or poster.

Homework 10/12/2021; Due 15/12/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Area of rectangles
  • Perimeter and area
  • Diagnostic: Area, perimeter and volume

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Parenthesis
  • Pronouns
  • Possessive pronouns

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Create a handmade Christmas decoration for the classroom. Be as creative as you like!

Homework 03/12/2021; Due 08/12/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Calculating perimeter
  • Short division with remainders
  • Multiplying 2 and 3 digit numbers by a 1 digit number

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Imperative verbs
  • Identifying word classes
  • Reading comprehension activity

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Next week is test week. The children can follow their pathway on Century Tech to continue to practise and improve.

Homework 26/11/2021; Due 01/12/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Multiplying by 10
  • Multiplying by multiples of 10
  • Diagnostic on times tables and division facts

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Simple past tense
  • Past perfect tense
  • Past progressive tense

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Choose one of our Catholic Social Teachings to work on over the weekend. For example, you may choose God's creation and stewardship and decide to go on a litter pick!

Homework 19/11/2021; Due 24/11/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Square numbers
  • Cube numbers
  • Prime numbers

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Inverted commas
  • Inverted commas with punctuation
  • Noun phrases and expanded noun phrases

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Create a front cover for your book inspired by Michael Morpurgo.

Homework 12/11/2021; Due 17/11/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Common factors
  • Factor pairs
  • Prime factors

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Main clauses
  • Subordinate clauses
  • Sentence types

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Create a piece of work inspired by Remembrance Day - this could be a piece of artwork or a poem or something else!

Homework 05/11/2021; Due 10/11/2021

 

I hope the children have had a fantastic half term and enjoyed their well-deserved break! 

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Tables
  • Two-way tables
  • Line graphs

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Conjunctions
  • Co-ordinating and sub-ordinating conjunctions
  • Reading comprehension activity

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary with a summary sentence.

Homework 15/10/2021; Due 20/10/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Mental strategies for addition
  • Mental strategies for subtraction
  • Two-part problems

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Adverbs
  • Commas in a list
  • Reading comprehension activity

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

Homework 08/10/2021; Due 13/10/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Diagnostic test on addition and subtraction (testing the children's prior knowledge of our new unit)
  • Column addition
  • Column subtraction

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Verbs
  • Consistent tense
  • Fronted adverbials

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Next week in English, the children will be writing their biographies about Neil Armstrong. We have researched about his life in class, but the children could continue this research at home and bring in more facts to support them in writing his biography.

Homework 01/10/2021; Due 06/10/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Comparing and ordering numbers to 1,000,000
  • Negative numbers
  • Diagnostic test on number and place value (as we have now completed this unit)

 

There are four nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Possessive apostrophes for singular words
  • Possessive apostrophes for plural words (ending in -s)
  • Possessive apostrophes for plural words (not ending in -s)
  • Apostrophes for missing letters.

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Art homework: Talk to your parents about Lowry and his work. Decide on what local landscape you want to draw and paint in the style of Lowry and let me know by Tuesday so I can have a picture of it for our art lesson. If you want a picture of your own street or personal to you, then take a picture and ask your parents to send it to me on Dojo so I can print it!

Homework 24/09/2021; Due 29/09/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Roman Numerals over 1000
  • Rounding to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000
  • Rounding to the nearest 10,000 and 100,000

 

There are also three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Expanded noun phrases with prepositional phrases
  • Relative pronouns
  • Relative clauses

 

Children should also be reading every night and record this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Create a model of our Solar System based on what we have learnt in Science. This can be as creative as you like!

Homework 10/09/2021; Due 15/09/2021

 

This week there are two maths activities for the children to complete on Century Tech. These are based around Place Value which has been out topic of learning this week.

 

Secondly, all the children must complete a book review for a book they have read recently/over the summer. This will be going into our class book review journal for other classmates to read and decide whether they would like to read the same book. Please do not stick this in the homework books. I will photocopy a version to go in. The children will bring a blank book review home with them on Friday.

 

Finally, the children are excited to start our Vehicle: learning all about the Maori. Please can the children find ten facts out about the Maori and write these in their homework books. We will be sharing these during our first Vehicle lesson next week.

 

Thank you for your support and please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions.

 

 

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