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THURSDAY 04.03.21


Tasks to send in today: Maths (sorry but it’s important!) and any world book day activities! 


You Tube video links sent by email -

Maths: (2) Guided Practice & Independent Practice

World Book Day: Workshop tasks explanation.

9:00 – 10:00 Maths (SEND IN) You Tube Video

Maths No Problem

LO:  To find the volume of cubes and cuboids using a formula.

Make sure you have the You Tube video that goes over the ‘In Focus’, but also the ‘Guided Practice’ and the worksheet if needed.  SHOW WORKINGS throughout!


  1. Complete the ‘Guided Practice’ Q2 – write the answers on the Word document.
  2. Worksheet.  Complete Q1 and 2.  Remember that 4/5 = 0.8.  Great if you can calculate without a calculator, but use one if it helps – this isn’t a multiplication test.

Extension: Complete the challenge question. 

Mrs. Holdaway’s Group

LO: Calculate and compare the area of rectangles using square metres (m2).

In this lesson you will estimate area of rectangles in square metres and find missing lengths given the area.

  1. Complete the ‘Intro Quiz’.
  2. Work through the main learning.
  3. Complete the task by calculating the area of the rectangles on the worksheet in cm2 and to work out the missing side lengths.
  4. Complete the ‘Exit Quiz’.

10:00 – 10:45 Reading

World Book Day: A – Z of Authors.

Can you complete my A-Z with the names of author’s surnames?  I’m sure the internet will help here.  Try and include as many that you have heard of.

Extension:  can you write the title of one of their famous books or poems next to their name?

10:00 – 11:00 English You Tube Video

World Book Day: Author Workshop.

Start by watching my video sent by email this morning.  THis will guide you through what to do. The main tasks are to read the extract, watch the author's short video and then create a sketch.

Here is teh link to the webpage that I direct you to in the video.  Enjot investigating a new author - I love it when I find a new author I like. 

World Book Day Challenges

Create a Book Character

Use everyday items to create a model of a book character.  You could use a wooden spoon, plastic bottle, cardboard box, a stone or even a potato as the ‘body’ of your character.  Add their ‘costume’ and facial features by painting or sticking paper, card, felt etc. onto the body.  Add your final details and done!  Who will win?  Be really creative!

Reading Challenge

How many of the challenges have you got left to do?  Can you complete a few more today?

Dress Up

Send a photo of yourself dressed up as your book character.