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        Good Morning children. 

Well it is the end of another Half Term! Have a lovely break and hopefully enjoy the sunshine.laugh

 

 

Friday 22nd  May

                                Good morning Larimar

 

 

 

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NATIONAL BUY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DAY – May 22

Each year on May 22nd we observe National Buy a Musical Instrument Day.  The day is all about playing music.  If you are a musician, it might be time for a new instrument.  Maybe you can learn to play a second or third one.  If you have never played an instrument before, this celebration may be the motivation you need.

 

Remember children you need to be blogging your work at least twice a week. I would love to see your photos and comments of your work via the class blogging platform and I will feedback to you

 individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

 

English – To use idioms, dashes and hyphens in a short story.

 

Maths- Practice questions, arithmetic and countdown activities.

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

Thursday 21st  May

                                Good morning Larimar.

                                

 

On this day in History

 

Today is National Strawberries and Cream Day! The simple combination of fresh sliced strawberries and homemade whipped cream has been a popular dish for centuries. In fact, in medieval England it was customary for newlyweds to enjoy strawberries and soured cream for their wedding breakfast.

 

 

 

 

Remember children you need to be blogging your work at least twice a week. I would love to see your photos and comments of your work via the class blogging platform and I will feedback to you

 individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

 

English – To learn all about tricky suffixes.
               

Maths- Share,Discover ,Thinking activity .

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

Wednesday 20th May

                                Good morning Larimar.

 

 

 

On this day in History- 20th May    Today is World Bee Day......

 

To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, the threats they face and their contribution to sustainable development, the UN designated 20 May as World Bee Day.

The goal is to strengthen measures aimed at protecting bees and other pollinators, which would significantly contribute to solving problems related to the global food supply and eliminate hunger in developing countries.

 

 

 

 

 

Remember children you need to be blogging your work at least twice a week. I would love to see your photos and comments of your work via the class blogging platform and I will feedback to you

 individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

 

English – To learn all about dashes and hyphens.

 

Maths-Wednesday investigation day .

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

Tuesday 19th May

                                Good morning Larimar.

 

                                                                                                                    

On this day in History

1974

The Rubik's cube was invented in 1974 by Erno Rubik, a Hungarian architect, who wanted a working model to help explain three-dimensional geometry. After designing the “magic cube” as he called it, he realised he could not actually solve the puzzle.

The current world record is held by Mats Valk, a Dutch teenager, who managed to solve it in 5.55 seconds.

 

Remember children you need to be blogging your work at least twice a week. I would love to see your photos and comments of your work via the class blogging platform and I will feedback to you

 individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

 

English – Today’s English is all about how to use Idioms!

Idioms are every day phrases that we use, but cannot work out what they mean from just the words.

 

Maths- Answer the practice questions for lesson 9.

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

Monday 18th May

                                

                                             

 

Good morning children and welcome to a fresh new week of learning

There are some brilliant activities to choose from this week.

Have fun!

On this day in History

 

1991 - Great Britain Helen Sharman from Sheffield became

 Britain's first astronaut in Space.

27-year-old Helen Sharman boarded the Soviet Soyuz TM-12 space capsule to become the first ever Britain in Space.

Miss Sharman, a former chemist for the Mars chocolate company, had won her place in space in 1989 after answering an advertisement she heard on the car radio - "Astronaut wanted. No experience necessary."

 

 

Remember children you need to be blogging your work at least twice a week. I would love to see your photos and comments of your work via the class blogging platform and I will feedback to you

 individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

English – Today’s English is all about developing reading skills.

There are two tasks to work through.

 

 

Maths- Share,Discover,Thinking pages to work through.

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

Friday 15th May

                                Good morning Larimar.

                         

 

 

                                               On this day in History

 

1940 The first McDonald's fast food restaurant opened by 

Maurice “Mac” and Richard “Dick” McDonald opened McDonald's Bar-B-Q in San Bernardino. Today, McDonald's is the world's largest fast food chain.

 

Remember children you need to be blogging your work at least twice a week. I would love to see your photos and comments of your work via the class blogging platform and I will feedback to you

 individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

English – Use the task information from Thursday to now write your own letter.

 

Maths- Practice questions

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

 

Have a lovely weekend!

 

Thursday 14th May

                                Good morning Larimar.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

 

On this day in History

 

1973 Skylab Space Station blasts off into orbit.

NASA launched Skylab from an unmanned Saturn V rocket on May 14, 1973, ushering in a new era of scientific study that continued with the Hubble Space Telescope and International Space Station.

 

Remember children you need to be blogging your work at least twice a week. I would love to see your photos and comments of your work via the class blogging platform and I will feedback to you

 individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

English –To expand sentences using expanded noun phrase.

             To start plan a letter.

 

Maths- Share ,Discover,Thinking activity

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

Wednesday 13th May

                                Good morning Larimar.

 

 

                                

 

On this day in History

 

Robert Pattinson turns 33 today. A British actor most famous in the hugely successful films Twilight and Harry Potter (amongst others). He played Edward Cullen in Twilight and Cedric Diggory in the Harry Potter film The Goblet of Fire who suffered at the hands of Lord Voldemort!

 

 

Remember children you need to be blogging your work at least twice a week. I would love to see your photos and comments of your work via the class blogging platform and I will feedback to you

 individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

English – To identify features of letter writing.

 

Maths- Maths investigation

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

Tuesday 12th May

                                Good morning Larimar.

 

 

                                             

 

On this day in History

 

For all you Simpsons fans……1956 Homer Simpson, fictional character from the long running Television Show “The Simpsons”, was born in Springfield.

 

 

Remember children you need to be blogging your work at least twice a week. I would love to see your photos and comments of your work via the class blogging platform and I will feedback to you

 individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

English – Look at another Michael Rosen poem. Your task will be to add extra verses to a poem.

 

Maths- Power Maths to answer the questions from your practice book and daily arithmetic.

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

Monday 11th May

                                Good morning Larimar.

 

                                                                                                                                         

On this day in History

 

1820 Launch of HMS Beagle, the ship that would later take a

Young Charles Darwin on his famous scientific voyage.

 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend and enjoyed the sunshine on Saturday!

Did you celebrate the VE Day Anniversary and try some of the activities? I would love to see your photos and comments if you did via the blogging platform and I will feedback to you individually J.

Keep blogging!!!

 

Today’s activities include:

English – RIC activity about Michael Rosen and to write a poem.

 

Maths- Power Maths to at the Share, Discover and Thinking sections and daily arithmetic.

 

Here are your English and Maths activities for today:

 

Welcome to the Class Larimar!

 

The main aim in Larimar is to make Y5 a really rewarding, hardworking and engaging year for the children .

Playground Games. We had great fun creating movement shapes for our art inspiration!

Homework

ANCIENT GREEK INSPIRATION DAY.In Class Larimar we had a brilliant time tasting different types of Greek food,doing some Greek dancing and finally dressing up as an Ancient Greek person.

We have been investigating how friction works.

We have been learning about friction and how it is created on different surfaces.

Half -Term is Monday 25th May - Friday 29th May there will be no online learning set - enjoy the sunshine!
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