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Four Elms Primary School

Four Elms Primary School

Wednesday 13th January 2021




Times table 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!



 L.O- To understand how to solve word problems involving percentages

(show: applying)        

Success criteria

  1. I can identify information (vocabulary and numbers)
  2. I can identify step 1 and step 2 of a problem
  3. I can find percentages of amounts


Green challenge- 1 and 2 step problems involving finding 50%, 25% and 10%

Orange challenge- 1 and 2 step problems involving finding 50%, 25% and multiples of 10%

Red challenge- 2 step problems involving finding any percentage of an amount

Recap your learning from yesterday and remind yourself with your notes how to find 50%, 25%, 10%, 1%.

Time yourself for 3 minutes and see how many parts of the table below you can complete:

Now watch the video tutorial about how to solve 1 and 2 step word problems involving percentages. You will need to watch the video the whole way through today.



Once you have completed your challenges make sure that you use the answers below to mark your work. If you are incorrect go back over your work and correct it.

Extension: Extra tricky challenge sheet. Send me your answers and I will let you know if you are correct. An extra 2 raffle tickets are up for grabs!


Break time/snack time

11:00- 12:40


L.O: To show my understanding of how the characters would interact

 (show: applying)        

Success criteria

  1. I can set the scene
  2. I can show the language the characters would use
  3. I can use stage directions accurately


  1. Read The Giant’s Necklace by Michael Morpurgo pages 14-20 or listen to the audio version  



  1. Answer the following questions:
  1. From reading the story, what do you know about this cave? Give evidence from the text. (3 marks)
  2. What is the relationship between the two men? How do you know? (1 mark)
  3. Find and copy one word on page 18 that shows Cherry is being cautious. (1 mark)
  4. ‘Closed, closed indeed, does it look closed to you? D’you think we’re digging for worms?’ Why does the author use deliberation repetition of ‘closed’ here? (1 mark) How is this man feeling at this point in the story? How do you know? (2 marks)


  1. Main task: Turn pages 17-20 into a script. Please look at the checklist/writing frame first which you can download at the bottom of the page and then watch the tutorial on how to write a script below




  1. Write an evaluative comment linked to the success criteria above

12:40- 1:40


1:40- 2:00

Rights Respecting Assembly






We are going to be learning about fossils and how they are formed. This is great pre-learning for our summer term project.

L.O: To understand the life and work of Mary Anning (know: understanding)

Success criteria:

  1. I can select relevant information
  2. I can make notes in my own words
  3. I can explain the contribution Mary Anning made


  1. Watch the video clips below about Mary Anning

  1. Watch the video clips again and make notes in your own words. You can set out your work in any way you feel is useful. 

Keep your notes-you will need them for later in the week.


 Story time

Snuggle down to listen to Chapter 5.




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