PLACE VALUE GAMES

Today we are going to use some place value games on the laptops to consolidate our understanding about place value. Click on one of the games that I have shown you and you must play the game for at least 5 minutes, trying your best at all times.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/earlymath/BalloonPopVOrder2.htm – Single/double digit counting

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/place-value-basketball – tens and hundreds

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/place-value/place-value-charts  – up to thousands and can include some decimals

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L867/index.html# – Place value > add and subtracting digits to reach a goal number… can be very challenging

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/placevalue/mathman_place_digit.htm – Begins with hundreds and works up in levels

 

 

Calls to Action > Make a Pitch

Today we are going to use your calls to action to make a pitch that will be presented at expo. We will watch a video clip that tells you how to make a pitch.

 

When we make a pitch we must:

  • Use our calls to action to make a ‘catchy headline!’
  • Think of 3 key terms that support your call to action and headline.
  • Three short paragraphs which explains your 3 key terms.Use

Typhoon Mangkhut

Today you will use the videos below to complete a BIG WRITE.

  • Think about the genres of writing you could complete based on the videos.
  • Choose 1 genre and your plan your writing.
  • Write a structured and engaging draft with lots of powerful language.
  • Proofread and revise your draft.
  • Publish your work.

INQUIRY POSTER EXPECTATIONS AND SUCCESS CRITERIA

Your poster must have the following headings/information…

  • Title/Question > How can poaching/introduced species/deforestation/diseases be stopped?
  • Definition: Explain what your focus area is…
  • Your endangered animal: Facts about your animal (What is it? Appearance, Habitat, Diet, Important Facts)
  • Impact that the focus area has on the animal: Explain how poaching/introduced species/deforestation/diseases impact your endangered animal.
  • Call to action: Clear and easy to read statement, telling people how it can be stopped. Explain your focus area.
  • YOU MUST DRAFT YOUR POSTER AND HAVE IT CHECKED BY AN ADULT BEFORE PUBLISHING.

Your poster needs to be easily read and look great… To do this you should do the following…

  • Clear and neat writing.
  • Colour that is related to your topic
  • Images related to your topic.
  • Horizontal writing
  • Bold headings
  • Correct punctuation
  • Possible border