Thursday 12th August – Literacy

Writing Using a Picture Prompt

I am learning to apply my knowledge of nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs to create an interesting writing piece based on a picture prompt.

I know I can do it when I can create an interesting writing piece about a picture using verbs, adjectives, nouns and adverbs.

Today we are going to create an interesting piece of writing based on the picture above.

Independent Task

Using the knowledge you have gathered this week about nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs, use the picture above to create a piece of writing.

It can be a narrative (story), description, recount (of a real event) or any other idea that you can come up with.

Remember to use full-stops, capital letters, neat handwriting and interesting word choices.

Think about including lots of adjectives and adverbs to make your writing really interesting and exciting!

Ask a grown-up to read your work when you think you are finished.

Thursday 12th August – Maths

Solving Simple Subtraction Problems Using a Number Line.

I am learning to solve simple subtraction problems by counting back on a number line.

I know I can do it when I can using the counting back strategy on a number line to solve subtraction problems.

Yesterday we used the counting back strategy to solve subtraction problems. You can also use the counting back strategy with the help of a number line to solve subtraction problems.

To access some number lines, download the file below. ↓↓↓

Watch the video below if you’re unsure how to use a number line to solve a subtraction problem.

Independent Task

Using a number line, solve the following 15 subtraction task cards. You will need to download the task cards below. ↓↓↓


Can you solve the cards in your head without using a number line or counting on your fingers?

If you can, share the strategy that you are using with a family member.

Print and cut the cards up or write them on paper and cut them up. Place the cards face down and flip to reveal the sum. See how quickly you can solve each problem.

You could even add to the cards by using these sums- 

27-10 =

26-5 =

28-15 =

22-16 =

21- 9 =