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Snowdon - Tuesday

This week we are reading...




This week we are reading...

 Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

Reading Task

Today we will be focusing on vocabulary.

Can you find the meanings for these words?







imaginary (we learnt this word during our Arctic Circle topic!) 



Here is a great online dictionary for children. It also has a new 'Word of the Day' which you could use to learn new words every day! 

Britannica Kids

When you have found the meaning of your new word, use the worksheet below to help you to use the word in different ways. 


Today we will be learning about fractions.  This week we will be finding a half and next week we will be finding

a quarter!

Key Questions:

How many parts does my whole have?

Are my parts equal or not equal?

How many equal parts can we see/count?

Can we make a quarter in a different way?

Which shapes show equal parts?

Which shapes show four equal parts?

Which shapes show quarters?

Here are your questions for today?

Can you have a go at sharing any of these objects into halves if you have them at









Special Task

Your special task for today is to have a go at making a kite!

IIt is such wonderful sunny weather, and if you are able to get outside (or even if you just want to fly it out of your window), kites are a beautiful and fun thing to do!

Here are some instructions for how to make your own kite:

How to make a kite