Maths: Money Investigation Task

This week we have been focusing on money. Today we are going to continue working in adding and subtracting money amounts with a real life-like investigation.

You will be given a money amount and online catalogues to buy 2 presents each for the following people:

– Yourself, an adult female, an adult male, a 15 year old boy and a 4 year old girl.

As you select presents, you will need to add your totals in the table provided to you and you will not be able to go over the money amount that you have been given.





Film Study Preview: Coco

This year the Middle Unit’s Film Study is going to based on the film Coco. When we watch Coco, we will be using the comprehension strategies we’ve learnt during reading to analyse and understand the film.

Today we are going to watch the preview of Coco. When we watch the preview you will need to think about the following:

  • From the film trailer, what do you think the film is about?
  • How does the trailer try to persuade people to watch the film?

Synthesising From a Nonfiction Text

Today we are going to work on synthesising. When we synthesise, we use determining importance and summarising to be able to add to or change our thinking about a topic, character or text.

For the next two weeks we are focusing on synthesising from a nonfiction text.

We need to be able to synthesise to show we understand what we read and so we learn about the topics within out texts.

To show that we have been successful at synthesising, we are going to complete the following about the texts we read:



Before reading I think…

After reading I now think…


What is erosion?

Erosion happens when rivers, oceans, ice and wind change the Earth’s shape.

What causes erosion?

The coastline is always changing shape. The water and wind batter cliff faces. Sand dunes can form when the wind blows the sand around and piles it up. Winter storms, changing weather and climate change are factors in causing erosion.

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