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Thursday 7th January

Morning Work

Please find today's arithmetic questions and answers attached. Please view the PowerPoint in full screen or 'view slideshow' as the answers are animated to appear for the children to check their work when they have finished. 


In Maths today we will be looking at using the grid method for multiplication when we are multiplying by a 2-digit number.


I have modelled this for the children and the video of this can be found on the following link:


Further explanation is given on the document with today's questions. These are grouped into Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum, the children will be used to this from class. They can choose to start wherever they like but I would encourage all to do some of the Silver and Gold questions as these will be more challenging.


Please use today's GPS lesson to spend time learning and practising your Spellings this week. There is a selection of activities to help you do this under the Spellings section of our class page. 

You might choose to use each spelling in a sentence to help you learn what the words mean. 


To help us learn more about Ancient Egypt and to generate ideas for a character to use in our story, I would like you to have a go at this reading comprehension about Howard Carter. He was a British archaeologist who spent most of his career working in Egypt. He made some very important discoveries that are discussed in the text. 

While you are reading and answering the questions, I would like you to think about the following: 

 - What is the job of an archaeologist? 

 - What might the dangers of this job be? 

 - Why might people find this an exciting career?


Today we are going to look at the map of Egypt and where things we will be looking at from Ancient Egyptian times were located. 

Please use the following link for some interactive slides to learn about this (screenshots are available on the PowerPoint too).

Then have a go at creating your own map of Egypt. Instructions are on the PowerPoint along with a template for you to use.