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Homework 26-09-14

Hi Horse Chestnuts. Another busy week full of fantastic work and great ideas. Here is this weeks homework. If you can not access a computer for Bug Club, let me know and I will organise a time when you can go into the IT Room.

Homework due back on Wednesday 1st September
Maths: We have continued to look at place value and what happens to digits when we add and subtract. Please complete the activities on the sheet.

English: I have loved reading your stories this week and have been really impressed by the language and structure you have used. For homework please design a front cover and title for your story. I have given you a plain sheet of paper and a plastic wallet so it can be returned to school without getting creased or dirty as I would love to display some in the classroom. Tell your family all about your story.

Spellings this week look at contractions and how we use apostrophes.

Do not = don’t I had =I’d she has = she’s
Cannot = can’t I would = I’d he has = he’s
Is not = Isn’t I have = I’ve it is = It’s
Does not = Doesn’t I will = I’ll there is =there’s
Will not =won’t I am = I’m

Reading: Please log on to Bug Club. Groups: Red, Blue and Yellow read to the end of chapter 4 and make notes on the main events in the chapter. Green Group, please read to the end of chapter 1 of Moya and the Little Red Bull, were your predictions correct?

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Homework

Hi, what a busy week and as usual you have all been fantastic! Here is your homework for this week and remember, if you have any problems just ask.

Homework due back on Wednesday 24th September.

Maths: We have been looking at place value and number sequences in maths this week, please complete the activities on the sheet and talk about any patterns you notice with your parents or family members.
English: You have worked well at improving your writing by choosing the best words in the best order! Complete the sheet by choosing powerful verbs to make the sentences more interesting.
Please continue to read at home and record any comments in your reading diary.
Our Spellings this week continue to look at what happens to root words when we add the suffix ‘ing’. This week investigate words that end in e and words with a short vowel sound.

Commas Full Stops
Whining Waking
Living Taking
Choking Having
Braking Making
Hoping Hoping
Occurring Humming
Trimming Hopping
Stepping Sitting
Hopping Getting
plodding Shopping

Have a great week.

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Welcome

Welcome to Horse Chestnut Class, I hope you have all had a fantastic summer and are looking forward to an exciting year ahead. You have all got off to an amazing start and I am really impressed at how well you have settled into the class and got use to all the new routines. A reminder that P.E will take place on Thursdays and Fridays. From Friday 26th September our class will be going swimming during our Friday P.E session. Homework will be set every Friday and is due back the following Wednesday. Here is this week’s homework, please ask if you have any questions.

In Maths this week we have been looking at place value and number bonds. Please complete the activities on your sheet.
After looking at a range of stories by Michael Foreman in class, I would like to know about your favourite book or author. Tell me what your favourite book is and why you like it. Who is the main character? Where is the story set? Please include a summary of the plot. You could even draw a picture of your favourite part.
Finally, please read to an adult at least 3 times each week and record this in your reading diary.

Your spellings this week focus on adding suffixes ed,er and ing.

Commas Full Stops
Copying Surfing
Believing Driving
Surviving Copying
Troubling Helping
Knocked Sprinted
Survived Smiled
Laughed Waved
Cheater Surfer
Writer Baker
Surfer Driver

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