Wednesday 15th of April

Wednesday 15 April 2020

Welcome back to everyone!

Please note that this information is also available in the email you have received and on Class Notebook in the Content Library section.

We’re excited to start Term 2 with you. This term will be very different, but we are looking forward to learning in new ways together. You will have a lot of independence this term, however we will be here to help you if you need it. You can contact us via email during school hours and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Our emails are here:


This is the weekly overview for the learning you will do each day this week.





Reading Reading Reading
Writing Writing Writing
Break Break Break
Maths Maths Maths
Physical Activity Physical Activity Physical Activity
Lunch Lunch Lunch
Choose an activity Choose an activity Choose an activity


We have attached to this email a detailed plan for each day.


Please contact your classroom teacher via email if you have any questions.



Libby, Chris, Nancy and Holly



Wednesday 15/4


Focus:   Comprehension Strategies                                    
G Goal: I can use comprehension strategies to help me understand a text.
Can You Find? Title of Book
A book with 100 or more pages
A book with an animal as the main character
A book about science
A book with no words
A book with words in another language
A book about sports
A book that has been made into a movie
A book that rhymes
A book you can’t wait to read
A book about history
A book you have read more than once
A book by your favourite author

You can write this in your reading notebook, on paper or on your laptop.

N Look over the CAFÉ menu to revise some of the reading strategies you might use.

Choose the easy, medium or challenging option. Read the text and use your comprehension skills to answers the questions. Write your answers in your Reader’s Notebook, a book you have at home, or on some scrap paper.

MediumMedium ChallengingChallenging


Links to Onenote

5/6A 5/6B 5/6C
Easy Easy  (Web view) Easy
Medium Medium  (Web view) Medium
Challenging Challenging  (Web view) Challenging

When you have finished, do some independent reading.

G Write in your book:
A comprehension strategy I used was…
Extra activity: 
See if you can add to the Book Recommendations on the Collaboration Space of the Class Notebook. What have you been reading over the holidays?


Wednesday 15/4


G I can write a journal entry about my holidays
N A journal is place where you can record your thoughts about things you have been doing, thinking and feeling. This can be shared with an audience or personal. 



A Write a journal entry about your holiday. What was usual/unusual about these holidays? How did you feel? What did you do? What were the challenges? What did you miss about your regular holidays? What new things did you discover?

You can choose to write your journal entry in the following ways:

  • Type as an email and send to your teacher
  • Type as a word document and attach to an email and send to your teacher
  • Type into Onenote in your own writing section (make sure you email to let us know you’ve put it there)




In your Maths book (or another book if you do not have your Maths book) please complete the following lesson. Remember to use a ruler, red pen and pencil or blue/black pen. Date the work.

Wednesday 15/4


Focus:  Ordering numbers (revision)                              
G I can order numbers from smallest to largest.

  1. I can order whole numbers up to 10 000
  2. I can order any whole numbers
  3. I can order numbers including decimals
  4. I can order numbers including decimals, fractions and whole numbers


Record your Knowledge and Effort scores.

A Date Maths 15/04/2020:Use the digits for today’s date, 15th April 2020 so use  1, 5, 4, 2, and 0 to make all the numbers to 20 using a variety of mathematical operations:

You can only use these digits, but can combine them to make 2 or 3 digit numbers eg. 15.

The digits are:  1, 5, 0, 4, 2, 0, 2 and 0

e.g. 5 – 4 = 1

1  5 – 4 = 1 6 11 16
2  5 – 4 + 1 = 2 7 12 17
3 8 13 18
4 9 14 19
5 10 15 20 5 X 4 = 20


Points are awarded for:

1 point for each answer

2 points for multiple operations in the one problem

3 points for using brackets (correctly)

5 bonus points for completing all sections


Add up your total score and record in the collaboration space of your Class Notebooks through the links below. If you can’t get onto Onenote, just write down your score in your book.

5/6 A: onenote:{80F113FA-10A7-40EB-9A69-92CE709334C1}&page-id={91C8DEE1-4D68-45FA-8A8D-0661082D8B5E}&end


5/6 B: Wednesday 15th April


5/6 C: Wednesday 15th April

N When you are placing numbers in order, what are some of the things you need to watch out for.Write down the steps YOU follow when placing numbers in order from smallest to largest.


A Based on your pre-assessment score, choose the appropriate activity:

Place the following numbers in a place value chart showing that you know how large they are. The rewrite the numbers in order from smallest to largest.35, 145, 350, 32 009, 36, 357, 32 090, 35
When I placed 10 different numbers in order, the highest was 32 359 and the lowest was 89. There is at least a difference of 100 between any 2 numbers. What could the listing of numbers be?
When I placed 10 different numbers in order, the highest was 32.359 and the lowest was 0.89. There is at least a difference of 0.1 between any 2 numbers. What could the listing of numbers be?
Place the following numbers in order from smallest to largest.32.123     2 2/3     32 2/3    2.34      32.12       32.023       32.103       32.3      32.10       32 1/6


If you complete one activity easily, try another.

G After completing the application task, did you find any steps (from your new information) the you need to clarify or add?
Re-score your Knowledge and Effort scores.


Wednesday 15/4

Physical Activity

For 10-15 minutes choose one of these activities:

  1. Walk around your house
  2. Walk/Run laps around your backyard
  3. Walk or run down your street – only if you have an adult to go with!

Then, try holding the below yoga poses. Try to stay in each pose for 10 breaths and focus on the sound of your breathing.

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