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Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Hello! Today is Earth Day

Today is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. Climate change represents the biggest challenge to the future of humanity and the life-support systems that make our world habitable. If you would like to find out more click on this link:

https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2020/

After your daily tasks you could find out about a Scientist who has discovered a recyclable plastic (see bottom of this page).

Daily English Task

Write a persuasive speech or letter about one of the issues below

  • Pollution

  • Plastic

  • Recycling

Remember the features of persuasive writing:

1st person (I/we), formal style, Opinion, Modal Verbs, Rhetorical Qs, Emotive language

You could video yourself giving the speech and share it with us via email or the school instagram account. We know you were really passionate about this during our book week activities inspired by Greta Thunberg so we're looking forward to some passionate opinions.

 

 

 

 

Year 5&6 Maths Starter - email solutions to the school office FAO Mrs Elliott

Year 5&6 'I See Maths' - watch the video and try the task

Year 5 Daily Maths Task

Go through the powerpoint 'Subtracting Decimals within 1', then complete the activity below.

Year 6 Daily Maths Task

Please find somewhere quiet to sit. Complete the arithmetic paper in your packs; time yourself doing it - you can have 30 minutes. When you have finished check the answers and have another try at any questions that you got wrong.

The story of Jamie Garcia - a super scientistic who has found a recyclable plastic. Read her story and try the quiz.

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