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Friday 5th



Duration: 10 minutes


How would you teach somebody else to persevere or carry on even when things are hard? Think of three things you could say which would help. E.g. 

  • “You can do this! It might be hard, but if you keep trying, you'll get there.”
  • “You have the skills to succeed!”
  • “I know you can do it. Watch me."


Duration: 15 minutes


Please use this week's spelling list to complete the activity below. 



Duration: One hour


Learning Objective: To recognise and use pronouns in writing. 


Please watch the attached video on pronouns and then have a go at the worksheet. 

Pronouns For Kids

CHALLENGE: Can you write three sentences using any of the pronouns we have looked at today? 


Duration: 20 minutes

Read the sentences below and add to the pictures as necessary. 


Duration: One hour


Starter: Complete the three multiplication grids. 


Learning Objective: To estimate the answers to sums by rounding first. 


This week, you have practised rounding numbers to the nearest ten. You have also practised  adding numbers. Today, you will combine these two skills. For each sum, you should round to the nearest ten and then add the numbers together. 


For example: 


22 + 9 = ? 


Round the numbers first and then add them. 


20 + 10 = 30



1. 14 + 8 = 


2. 12 + 13 = 


3. 21 + 7 = 


4. 18 + 2 = 


5. 15 + 5 = 


6. 13 + 6 = 




1. 10 + 10 = 20


2. 10 + 10 = 20


3. 20 + 10 = 30


4. 20 + 0 = 20


5. 20 + 10 = 30


6. 10 + 10 = 20


Duration: One hour


Learning Objective: To learn about fire prevention and fire safety. To know what to do in an emergency. 


Starter: What can fire do? List as many ideas as you can. 

Fire Safety

Super Smart Fire Safety Rules for Kids

Fire Safety: What Every Child Should Know

Please read through the following sentences. You should decide whether they are true of false and give reasons for each one. The answers are underneath. See how many you get right. 


1. You should only use matches or lighters with adult supervision. 


2. Only leave lit candles for a short amount of time. 


3. Fire brigades advise that a house has at least one smoke alarm per floor. 


4. Smoke and heat stay low to the ground. 


5. If your clothes catch fire, remember to 'Stop, Drop and Roll'. 


6. If there is a fire extinguisher nearby, you should try to put out a fire yourself. 


7. If you can't get out of the house in a fire, go into a room, shut the door and put blankets or towels at the bottom of the door. 


8. Candles should be lit near an open window to aid ventilation. 





1. False. Children should never use lighters or matches. 


2. False. Lit candles should never be left unattended. 


3. True. 


4. False. Smoke and heat rise, so staying low to the ground will help you see more clearly and breathe more easily.


5. True. Dropping to the floor and rolling around will help to put the fire out. 


6. False. Get as far away as possible from the fire as possible and let the firefighters put out the fire. 


7. True. This will stop smoke from getting into the room. If there is a sink in the room, wet the towels or blankets. 


8. False. A gust of wind could blow the curtains towards the flame of the candle and they could catch fire. 


CHALLENGE: Can you think of your own true or false statements. 


Duration: 20 minutes


Quickly answer these questions without thinking too much about it: 


Do you think you should be paid for doing chores? 

Which ones? 

How much should each be worth? 



Now discuss these questions with someone: 


What chores do your parents do every day? 

Who pays them for doing these chores? 

Do you think doing chores teaches you anything? What? 

Do you remember the video we watched about how a Navy Seal said if you had to do one thing every day, it was to make your bed? What was the message behind this video? 

What age do you think chores should start for children? 

How many different types of chores can you think of? 

Can you think of one chore you could do that would help your parents?


Duration: 10 minutes

Chapter 12