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St Gabriel’s Roman Catholic Primary School

Thursday 21st Jan

Morning Activity

For your morning activity, choose from the following:

  1. Repeat the 180 times tables sheet from Monday
  2.  Spend 15 minutes on Hit the Button
  3. Spend 15 minutes on TT Rockstars
  4. Practise this week’s spellings

Grammar Activity


There are two short grammar activities to complete – one for Wednesday and one for Thursday. These can be printed out, answered in books or simply discussed.


Today I would like you to read and compare the following two explanations. Whilst they are both about the same thing, the second one is clearly better than the first.

In your home-learning books, note down ways in which the second version is more successful.

Think about:

~ quality of information

~ sentence starters

~ the way the text is organised

~ the way things are explained

~ how pronouns are used and how the writer makes sure that it is impersonal

~ whether there is anything on the page to help the reader understand the


Reading Journal Activity

Today’s activity is a little different – I have given you a short explanatory text about dolphins. There are three levels of challenge from one star up to three stars. Choose the level that you feel is an appropriate challenge for you.

Read the text at your chosen level and answer the questions.

The answers are there for you, so that you can self-check and mark your work after you have finished.


Today’s Maths continues to develop division.

Again, there is a daily power point to take you through each step, followed by a worksheet. Remember that you can re-play the power point at any time to help you with the work sheet.


I have also included a quick starter and some extra reasoning and problem solving questions for those who need further challenge.


If you find yourself becoming stressed about any of your Maths, then do not panic. Contact me via Seesaw and in the mean-time practise your basic skills using IDL Cloud.


To access this, search for IDL and log on in the following way:

~ In lower case letters, enter your surname, followed by the first letter of your

   Christian name, followed by @ol112tn

~ In lower case letters (For your password) again enter your surname, followed

   by the first letter of your Christian name.


E.G. bloggsj@ol112tn





Remember to keep up with your reading for at least 30 minutes a day. Well done to all of those pupils who are completing quizzes regularly and working towards their Spring target.

One of our class has now met their target twice!!


All of the information you need is included below. Find out a little more about the jobs people do in our parish community. (This follows on from last week's work. Again, you can look at the parish websites to help you.)