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Four Elms Primary School

Four Elms Primary School

Thursday 4th March 2021

World Book Day

Good morning everyone and HAPPY WORLD BOOK DAY!

I have a great day planned for you :) have a look at the timetable below for today's activities. 

Remember to bring your favourite book or one that you really enjoy to our zoom today!

Priority 1- Maths and English

Priority 2- Afternoon challenge and Masked reader challenge

Priority 3- Story time and well-being 

Have a great day!

Remember to email your work to me on





L.0- To understand how to solve reasoning questions about comparing, classifying and finding unknown angles in polygons.

Success criteria:

1. I can identify the key information in a problem

2. I can break down a problem into key parts and identify the knowledge needed about polygons

3. I can use my knowledge of angles in polygons to solve problems

Today you will be solving reasoning questions based on polygons and finding missing angles. The problems in each challenge become progressively harder.  There is no new tutorial today as you have learnt all of this knowledge, you are now just applying it.

Green- problems involving identifying missing angles in triangles

Orange- Problems involving triangles an quadrilaterals including missing angles

Red- Problems involving polygons including missing angles

Additional support: Use the video tutorials from the week to remind yourself of the different types of angles and how to find missing angles.

Triangles tutorial



Quadrilaterals tutorial



Polygons tutorial



 I have also uploaded some resources which say SUPPORT SHEET to help remind you of the knowledge we have developed this week.

I have created a short tutorial which goes through the first question in the green challenge and the first question in the orange challenge to model to you how to answer the questions.



Extension: Create your own reasoning questions which involve the knowledge of missing angles in polygons. Make sure you send these through to me and I will try to include them in the quiz on Fri-yay!


Catch-up zoom

I’m looking forward to seeing you all on zoom. This is a chance for you to see all of your friends and ask any questions about today’s learning. The link for the zoom will have been sent to your parent’s email. Can you please make sure you log in with your name so I know who I am letting into the zoom.

Remember to bring along your favourite book today to talk about J

10:15- 10:30

World book day challenge



Watch the video and decide which teacher you think is the masked reader! I have added a sheet below for you to record your answers. Once you have made your choice, watch the end of the video to reveal who the teacher was! Have fun!



11:00- 12:30


 L.O: To show my understanding of the Arctic and Antarctica (show: applying)

Success criteria:

1) I can explain the geographical similarities and difference between the Arctic and Antarctica

2) I can explain about historical polar explorers

3) I can use technical vocabulary


Task: Today is the last day to finish your guide to the Arctic and Antarctica. This is your third session on this task.

Green Challenge: In your guide include at least: both the geographical features of the Arctic and Antarctica and about at least one polar explorer of your choice.

Orange Challenge: In your guide include at least: An introduction to your guide, the similarities and difference between the Arctic and Antarctica, at least two polar explorers and another area of your choice.

Red Challenge: In your guide, after your detailed introduction provide an extensive account of what you have learnt about the Arctic and Antarctica, focusing on the geographic features-comparing and contrasting them, historical expeditions, what is happening currently happening there-including the impact of climate change. You can also include an area of your choice if you wish.


Once you have finished the guide make sure you take time to check the following:

  • · Spellings
  • · Punctuation
  • · Grammar- does it make sense?


When doing this task remember to:

  • · Think about what it is important for your audience to know.
  • · Use your plan to help you structure your guide
  • · Use headings, sub-headings, rhetorical questions
  • · Include diagrams, pictures and maps to illustrate your points
  • · Consider your layout
  • · Take care with the presentation of guide- you have had three days to do this task
  • Aim high and produce the best guide you can-article 6





Creating a bookmark using mindfulness colouring to celebrate world book day. I have attached some templates if you would like to use them but feel free to use your own design and be creative.





Choose your challenge!

Remind yourself of the challenges that you can choose from for this week.



The challenge resources explaining each challenge is available to download as a resource below. Remember these are the challenges for you to choose from for the week. Enjoy!



Story time

We are now on chapter 22




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