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21st January 2021

21st January 2021

Today’s Time Table









1:15 – 2:35


Watch Newsround


Times Tables Practice























Miss Wall Reads


08:40 – 9:10

Watch Newsround for the day’s news and happenings in the world.

Follow the link below for the up-to-date news from around the world. If you wish to discuss anything you see on Newsround please remember it for our first live lesson of the day.


Once you have watch Newsround it’s time to practice your times tables. You may want to go to the Hit the Button website or head over to Times Tables Rock stars


Let me know your high score and remember to challenge yourself with the level you choose.

If you need your login for this please send me a message and I can let you know what it is.




Key Stage Two Maths Year 5 Targeted Question Book – page 32 and 33

Multiplying Fractions

Google Classroom at 9:10 for the first 15 minutes (Click the Meet Link). Please attend.


When multiplying with fractions it’s very similar to working out fractions of amounts.

When you see ¼ x 20 the x sign means of, so your question is ¼ of 20. Remember to do this you need to divide by the bottom and times by the top.

20 ÷ 4 = 5

5 x 1 = 5

So ¼ x 20 = 5


When you are working with larger numbers you need to work it out slightly differently.

If you had 2/6 of 54 you would need to convert 54 into a fraction – at the moment you have 54 whole ones so the fraction becomes 54/1.


Now you have 2/6 x 54/1. This is now a simple multiply the numerators and multiply the denominators. So 2 x 54 = 108 and 6x1 = 6

Now your fraction is 108/6


To be able to convert this into a mixed number you need to carry out a division

108 ÷ 6.

You all know how to do short division using bus stop so you can do this and write your remainders as a fraction.


In this example you don’t have any remainders so your answer would just be 18.


If you had to find 3/5 x 136


3/5 x 136/1

So 3 x 136 = 408

And 5 x 1 = 5


This would give you a fraction of 408/5



So your answer is 81 and 3/5


Remember to convert mixed numbers to improper fractions then work out your multiplication as above.


When you are asked to find missing digits from the question you need to work it backwards.

So if you had 6/8 x ___ = 12

You would need to take your answer (12) and divide it by your numerator and then multiply your answer by the denominator.


So 12 ÷ 6 = 2 then 2 x 8 = 16


16 would be your missing number.



Quiet Reading Time – Bug Club

Find a comfortable spot for your reading or you may want to find an unusual place for a change. Ask your adult to send me a picture of you reading in your spot or tell me where it is on Class Dojo.

Make sure you have your reading record signed by an adult at home to show that you have kept up your reading and send over a picture on Class Dojo, this will earn you more dojos.


10:50 – 11:50

English- Comprehension

Comprehension Book One (the one with the train on) – Pages 28 and 29 – Wolves in the UK

Comprehension Book One (the one with Stonehenge on- if you have this one) – Pages 10 and 11 – Let’s get growing.


Google Classroom at 10:50am for the first 15 minutes. (Click on the Meet Link). Please attend.


The first part of the lesson will be online to share a guided text about the Mayan writing and maths systems they used, this document is attached below. If you want to print it to be able to follow it you can but if you don’t have this option it will be shared on the screen so you can see it.


Miss Watton

11:50 – 12:30


Mayan Number System

Today we are going to be looking at the Maya number system. Their number system is quite different to the one we use, the Maya used symbols instead of numbers. We will be looking at what the symbols represent, what their values are and how the system works.


Read through the presentation where you will discover what symbols were used, you will see a Maya number list, shown how the system works and how to work out larger numbers.

Please read through the presentation carefully, you can return to it at any time if you need to when answering the questions.  Please use your blue workbook to answer the questions.


I have attached the presentation and the worksheet, have fun.


Miss Watton

1:15 – 2:35


Mayans Masks

The Maya made many different masks. Some were delicate mosaics made out of jade, some were created to represent gods, some showed faces of snakes and other animals. I have attached some examples of face masks you might want to use for your art work today. You need to either use one of these templates or draw one of them and create a mosaic using the design.


Think about the colours that the Maya would have used for these face masks.

2:35 – 2:45
Miss Wall Reads

We will continue to read some more of our class read ‘Skellig’ – this session will take place on Google Classroom. I will be reading Chapters 25, 26 & 27
 during this session. I wonder what we will find out about Michael, the garage and the new house.