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04.05.20

The activities from the Collins Busy Ant 5c Pupil Book this week focus on fractions.

 

Monday 4th May:

 Task 1: Spend 5-10 minutes practising your times tables on TTRockStars. Let's keep up our (unofficial) title of reigning champion year group.

 Task 2: Improper fractions and mixed numbers 1 (pages 36 and 37)

There is also an extension task available to download below – scroll to the bottom of this page to
download it.

 

Tuesday 5th May:

 Task 1: Choose and play a game from the 'Play' section on Mathletics.

 Task 2: Improper fractions and mixed numbers 2 (pages 39 and 39)

  • Must: complete Challenge 1 (if Challenge 1 seems a little difficult, you could try completing the support sheet first to help you get started - available to download at the bottom of this page).
  • Should: complete Challenge 1 and Challenge 2.
  • Could: complete Challenge 1, Challenge 2 and Challenge 3.

Remember to revisit the videos from yesterday and there's also some online activities below that you can use, if you would like to:

  • Interactive teaching activity - talks through mixed numbers and improper fractions at a simple level using shapes: click here
  • Matching Game - choose mixed numbers and match the pairs: click here

 

Wednesday 6th May:

  Task 1: Spend 5-10 minutes practising your times tables on TTRockStars. Let's keep up our (unofficial) title of reigning champion year group.

  Task 2: Multiplying proper fractions (pages 40 and 41)

  • Must: complete Challenge 1.
  • Should: complete Challenge 1 and Challenge 2. 
  • Could: complete Challenge 1, Challenge 2 and Challenge 3.

Here are two videos which explain two slightly different methods for multiplying fractions by an integer (whole number) - have a look and choose whichever works for you:

There is also an extension task available to download below – scroll to the bottom of this page to download it.

 

Thursday 7th May:

 Task 1: Choose and play a game from the 'Play' section on Mathletics.

 Task 2: Multiplying mixed numbers (pages 42 and 43).

  • Must: complete Challenge 1 (if Challenge 1 seems a little difficult, you could try completing the support sheet first to help you get started - available to download at the bottom of this page).
  • Should: complete Challenge 1 and Challenge 2.
  • Could: complete Challenge 1, Challenge 2 and Challenge 3.

A helpful video showing you how to multiply mixed numbers by integers (whole numbers) is available by clicking here.

 

Friday 8th May:

 Task 1: Spend 5-10 minutes practising your times tables on TTRockStars. Let's keep up our (unofficial) title of reigning champion year group.

 Task 2: Measuring (VE Day Recipe)

As today is a bank holiday and has coincided with VE Day celebrations, we would like you to use your measuring skills to bake or cook a VE Day treat to share at a picnic in the afternoon. Some recipe ideas can be found by clicking on the links below:

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