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Four Elms Primary School

Four Elms Primary School

Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Good morning everyone!

I hope you all had a lovely Monday and are now ready for another great day of learning. 

Please come to our zoom with any questions you have about the learning from yesterday or today. I am also looking forward to finding out about the fun things you did over half term. 

Priority 1 work: Maths and English 

Priority 2 work: Well-being

Priority 3 work: TT rockstars, PE, story time 

Please send your work to me via email on

Have a lovely day!

Miss McCann





L.O- To understand how to calculate missing angles in a straight line

Success Criteria:

  1.  I can explain that there are 180° in a straight line
  2. I can calculate a missing angle by subtracting the total degrees of given angles away from 180°

Green-  Calculate a missing angle from a straight line

For additional support use the prompt steps which you can download below called "steps to finding a missing angle on a straight line"




Orange- Calculate a missing angle where there are more than one given angles

Red- Calculate a missing angle where there are at least 4 given angles of different measurements



For additional support use the prompt steps which you can download below

Extension:  Using your knowledge of angles on a straight line identify as many angles as possible


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.

10:15- 10:30

TT rockstars

2 studio sessions and 2 sound checks before you go onto garage. Don’t forget you can challenge me and I will be challenging you too!



11:00- 12:30

English- Guided reading and writing

L.O: To show my understanding of using a range of persuasive writing techniques (show: applying)

Success criteria:

1. I can identify the audience and purpose of the writing

2. I can show different persuasive writing techniques

3. I can use evidence to support my arguments


Today you are going use your persuasive writing skills to explain why tourists should not visit Antarctica.

  1. Read/listen to the text ‘Antarctica Tourism-Human Impact Threats to the Environment’





Answer the following questions on the text: (Reading focus: summarising)

a) What are the two main concerns of large ships visiting Antarctica?

b) Summarise the third paragraph in your own words.

c) In what ways can the wildlife on Antarctica be affected by tourism? Use evidence from the text to support your arguments.

d) Tourists should still visit Antarctica. Do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer using evidence from the text


Watch the video clip from 5:00



 How Antarctica's tourist boom could affect Earth's 'last great wilderness


Main task: Write a letter persuading the world why they should not visit Antarctica.



Remember to:

· Use a range of persuasive writing techniques in your letter

· Use the evidence from the text and the video clip to support your arguments

· Use the checklist to help you-see attachments below- 'checklist-a persuasive letter against travelling to Antarctica'

· Remember to write an evaluative comment at the end linked to the success criteria.


Extension: To give a detailed quote both 'for' and 'against' visiting Antarctica.




Well-being with Mrs Brocker  

Year 5



Dear Year 5,
Please read the chapters on positive self talk, coping self talk, the worry safe and turn the tape off.
Please answer the questions and write your responses in a notebook.

Year 6



We are just about to start our happiness module which entails getting into happy habits, reflecting on happy memories and the importance of building a positive mindset.
Please see the two attached worksheets, complete the tasks and write your answers in your note books.



2:30- 3:00




For this session you will need some socks or you can do an exercise of your choice for example a Joe Wicks workout


Story time

If you usually do Lexia or IDL during this time do so first and then listen to the next part of the story.

We are now on chapter 37




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