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Cricket

Class 5 have been extremely active practising our cricket bowling. We made sure our hand pointed towards the stumps and we kept our arm straight as we released the ball.

Can you spot the ball?

Shropshire Salumi.

Today we were visited by Will from Shropshire Salumi. He taught us about how he designs and creates new Salumi products. We used a mixture of salt, pepper, chilli, oregano and rosemary to make our own delicious pork patties.

Which flavours would you choose?

Understanding feelings

In our topic work today we have been talking about our feelings. We have been discussing synonyms for adjectives such as horrified, miserable and excited. We made a keynote presentation of these synonyms with pictures showing our facial expressions.

Can you think of a synonym for delighted?

Fractions of amounts.

Today we used multiplication and division skills to find fractions of amounts. We followed the rule:

Divide by the denominator then times by the numerator.

Can you find two-fifths of 20?

To Use And Correctly Punctuate Dialogue

This morning in literacy , we looked at different extracts of direct speech and identifyed where the adverted commas and other punctuation belongs. Some of us acted out part of the Beowulf story. While others used images to help us write direct speech about Beowulf.

Have you read the Beowulf story?

Verb Tenses

This morning in Literacy , we were reading through the two opening paragraphs to Beowulf, identifying the verbs. After that we were changing the verbs to present and future tenses.

Can you think of a verb?

Cooking

Today we made vegetable and bean burritos. We loved the taste and the texture. We used mixed beans with spices such as paprika and cumin. 21 out of 24 of us said we would like to eat them again. What do you like in your wrap?

 

Tennis

This afternoon in PE we practiced balancing the ball on the tennis racket and in partners we practiced throwing and hitting.Ball control, different types of swings using forehand swing and back hand .

What sports do you play?

Multiplication problems

This morning we recited our times ables and used our knowledge to solve multiplication problems, recognising that inverse is within the questions.  We can now notice links between multiplication and division and use it to solve problems.

How do you solve problems?

Planning My Kenning

This morning in Literacy, we had to use alternative nouns for an object and then use adjectives to help describe the object so that we could combine them into a kenning. We had four objects to describe: a sword, shield, dragon head and axe. How would you describe these objects?