Monday 18th January
To explore the functions of fronted adverbials
In this lesson, the children will work to correct a sentence, review learning about fronted adverbials, before practising writing fronted adverbials that would be useful for their writing in this unit.
To read a new text and consider the author’s use of language
In this this lesson, the children will read a new account of a Blitz survivor and look at some of the language used to help them build comprehension. They will also make some brief comparisons between the two texts.
Applying addition and subtraction
In this lesson pupils practice representing decimal numbers and apply previous learning to solve addition and subtraction problems. Pupils will use bar models and other representations to help them make sense of the word problems, before applying calculation strategies to find the solution.
Who is Katherine Johnson?
In this lesson, we will learn about Katherine Johnson's main achievements and the story of her life. We will learn how she used maths to get rockets into space and back home safely. We will learn what trajectory is and draw the trajectory for different objects.