Good morning everyone!
We hope you enjoyed learning about the needs and functions of plants yesterday. Today you are going to use plants to paint with chlorophyll. We would like to see how you are getting on, so remember you can send us your work on our class email addresses below:
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English: Write a Campaign Speech
Please watch What is the role of leaves? Video clip https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy66fg8/articles/z9gcdxs
Format: Campaign Speech -
Topic: Describe why you are the most important structure of the plant and should be voted for.
Today you are going to write a campaign speech describing why you (as leaves) are the most important structure of a plant and should be voted for as the most important.
Scientific vocabulary you could include: Photosynthesis, light, grow, food, glucose, sugar, carbon dioxide and oxygen.
Which persuasive techniques will you include in your speech?
Asking your listeners a question
Would you like it if......?
If this happens, I’ll go wild!
Involving facts or numbers to support your ideas
75% of children think that....
Sentences with groups of 3 adjectives
Television is fab, fun and informative.
Words that involve emotions or feelings
Poor helpless animals suffer when they are abandoned...
Repeating phrases using pronouns
We have listened. We have learned. We have tried to make things better.
When you have finished writing your speech, try it out on a member of your family. Would they vote for you?
Today you will be practising more arithmetic questions. If you find any difficult have a look at the video clips at the bottom of the page to help you.
Now use your arithmetic skills to try these mastery challenges:
Don’t forget to keep practising your times tables on TTRS.
This afternoon you are going to ‘paint with chlorophyll’. You may recognise the word from some of the videos you have watched so far. All green plants contain a green coloured pigment that we are going to use to add colour and texture to some artwork.
CHLOROPHYLL PAINTINGS: INCORPORATING ART IN SCIENCE
HOW TO MAKE CHLOROPHYLL PAINTINGS
Press firmly on the leaves between the pages and rub with a metal spoon. Avoid plastic spoons as they break when pressed as firmly as necessary.
Reading: Please do your daily reading and record it in your reading record. You can now also go on: https://www.myon.co.uk/login/index.html to do your online reading and quizzes too! We can see how many books you have read and how you are doing on your quizzes. So go on, let’s get reading!
Please practise your spellings daily. This week’s spellings are below. You will need to see which ones you want to work on. If you can spell all of the Year 2 words then do the Year 3/4 words and if you can do all of those, then do the Year 5/6. We will be focusing on 10 spellings every week. On Friday, get someone at home to do your spelling test with you!
Year 3 / 4
Year 5 / 6
Column addition https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zfr3nrd/articles/z3kmrwx
Column subtraction https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zfr3nrd/articles/zc78srd
Multiplying mentally https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zfr3nrd/articles/zwghk2p
Multiplication written method https://myminimaths.co.uk/year-5-week-3-multiplication-using-formal-written-methods-monday/
Short division method https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zfr3nrd/articles/zgxdfcw
Add and subtract fractions https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zfr3nrd/articles/z9n4k7h
Fractions of amounts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2QvVicQcMo
Adding and Subtracting decimals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-OcbG1FlBQ