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IMPORTANT INFORMATION!!!

 

As you will know, we are not in school next week. crying I hope you won't miss it too much!!!

Please note that we are putting your learning on the school website under the remote learning section. Every day you will have English, Maths and Topic to complete. 

 

To find this learning:

 

New Moston Primary School website - ---  Children ------ Remote Learning Plans 2020-21 ------- Redwood Poplar and Rowan class star.

 

Enjoy xx

 

I will see you all very soon. 

 

Keep safe  and carry on learning xx

 

Love Mrs Toshkezi xxxx

My stars this week are James Seeby for always producing learning which is beautifully presented and Thomas Smith for always giving me 100% in all that he does.  Your contributions in lessons are excellent. 

My stars

Homework SET 16.10.20

Returned: 22.10.20

 

English

For English this week I would like you to complete some sentences using relative clauses. Remember they need to start with a relative pronoun.  They need to be about the book Clockwork. 

For example:  Karl, who was slumped at the bar tavern, didn't look up from his drink when Dr. Kalmenius appeared.  I would like you to complete 10 sentences. Think about the vocabulary you can use. Can you create any tension? 

 

Maths 

 

Please have a go at the multi - step problems. You DO NOT need to print off the sheet. You can just send me your answers via our email.

 

Good luck xx

SPELLINGS  16.10.20

 

 There are 5 spellings a week to learn. Please encourage your child to learn these spellings as they will be tested weekly. 

This weeks spellings are:

 

parliament          persuade        physical        prejudice        privilege 

My stars this week are Joe Greasley and Olivia Richardson. Joe always gives me 100% in all that he does and Olivia always produces her learning to a high standard. 

 

Well done guys

My stars

Homework SET 9.10.20

DUE: 15.10.20

 

English 

For English this week I would like you to complete the reading comprehension. You need to read the text carefully and answer the questions. 

Note: You don't need to print it off you can just write your answers down and send to our email address. 

 

Love Mrs Toshkezi xx

For maths this week I would like you to solve some problems. This is a really important skill. Think about what the key words are and what the question is asking you. Good luck xx

1. Find the sum of two numbers, for example, the sum of 234 and 621. What operation should you use? (addition)

 

2. 480 pupils are split into four equal groups. How many pupils are in each group? How did you work out the answer? (division)

 

3. Anne travels 14 512 miles in a year. Raj travels 27 863 miles in the same year. How many more miles does Raj travel than Anne? How did you work out the answer? (subtraction)

 

4. Find the product of 23 and 54. What does ‘product’ mean? (multiplication)

SPELLINGS  9.10.20

 

 There are 5 spellings a week to learn. Please encourage your child to learn these spellings as they will be tested weekly. 

This weeks spellings are:

 

neighbour         nuisance         occupy        occur      opportunity 

My stars this week are Oliver for fantastic learning in Literacy. Daniel and Aaron for achieving their pen. Super handwriting. Well done to all three of you. 

My stars

HOMEWORK - SET 2.10.20

To be returned: 8.10.20

 

English

 We have been working so hard during our English lessons this week and since our return to school. I am very proud of you all.

 

This week I would like you to write me a prediction about what you think will happen next in our book "Clockwork."

Some questions to think about:

Will Prince Otto tell the Baron of his plans to take his heart?

Will Prince Otto take the heart?

What will happen to the Baron?

Can you make any link to the clockwork figure?

Will Karl save the day or will someone die?

 

I would like you to support your predictions by backing it up using evidence from the text. 

Remember there is no right or wrong answer as long as you give reasons as to why you think what you do!

 

Maths 

 

For Maths this week I would like you to solve some problems. 

For each question:

• decide which numbers are important;

• decide which calculation you need to do;

• decide how you will work out the answer;

• work out the answer;

• check that the answer is sensible.

 

1.Mike, who is 27 years old, has 342 model cars and 129 model planes. How many models does he have altogether?

2. Nasima works for 42 days and is paid £63 a day. How much is she paid altogether? If she pays £423 in tax, work out how much money she has left after paying tax.

3. Apples cost 68p a kilogram. Pears cost £1.23 a kilogram. Oranges are 21p each. Kathy buys 2 kg of pears and 6 oranges. How much does she pay altogether?

4. Ravi has to pack chocolate eggs into boxes. Each box contains 8 eggs and costs £1.25. How many boxes can Ravi fill if he has 960 eggs?

5. Neville travels 1250 miles in March and 2319 miles in April. How many more miles does he travel in April compared with March?

 

 

SPELLINGS  2.10.20

 

 There are 5 spellings a week to learn. Please encourage your child to learn these spellings as they will be tested weekly. 

This weeks spellings are:

twelfth          variety        vegetable       vehicle       necessary   

P4C - Is it ok to have a different opinion?

Meet Our Eco- Warriors: Alanna and Joe

My star 

 

This week I have chosen Matthew as my star. He was an absolute star during PE this week - so much so that the opposing team didn't want the ball to go to Matthew. Great catching skills. 

Well done xx

Well done Matthew - my star.

HOMEWORK SET 25.9.20

DUE: 1.10.20

English

In English this week we have been looking at balanced arguments. For your home learning this week I would like you to write your own balanced argument around the question

 

"Is it ever ok to lie?"

 

Think about the four part structure: introduction, for, against and conclusion.

Think about the language features you need to include: conjunctions, sentence openers, emotive vocabulary, past tense, 3rd person ........

 

I really look forward to reading how persuasive you can be.

 

Maths

Please practise your learning on long division.

For example: 456 / 12           786 / 15    

 

Think about the method you have been taught in class. 

 

Mrs Toshkezi xx

 

SPELLINGS  25.9.20

 

 There are 5 spellings a week to learn. Please encourage your child to learn these spellings as they will be tested weekly. 

This weeks spellings are:

 

suggest       symbol       system       temperature       thorough   

P4C

In P4C this week we looked at challenging stereotypes. We had a fantastic discussion about this and looked at ways in which we may judge others. We came up with lots of ideas but the quote of the day goes to Emerson. 

 

"You can be what you want, you can dream about what you want because the past is far behind us the future doesn't exist but eventually our future will become the present."

 

Well done Redwood class. 

P4C

My stars this week

My stars this week are Abolade and Ivy.

Abolade has the handwriting award for always producing beautifully presented learning and Ivy has my teachers award for fantastic learning in Literacy. I really enjoyed reading her learning.

 

Well done to both of you. 

Homework Reminder - Your child will come home with this letter tonight.

HOMEWORK - SET 18.9.20 

Due in Thursday 24th September. 

 

ENGLISH

For your English homework this week I would like you to write a mini book review/ summary about what we have read about the book Clockwork so far.

 

Things to think about: 

Who are the main characters?

What is the plot of the story?

What has happened so far?

What do you think might happen next?

Are there any twists that you didn't expect? 

Who is your favourite character so far? Why?

 

 

MATHS

 

In Maths this week we have been revising addition, subtraction and multiplication. I would like you to do some examples of this for me. I would recommend that you focus on long multiplication.

 

Remember when multiplying by TO's you need to put a zero down when multiplying the tens and two zeros down when multiplying by the hundreds. 

 

Good luck and I  look forward to seeing all your fantastic learning.

 

Love Mrs Toshkezi xxx

SPELLINGS  18.9.20

 

 There are 5 spellings a week to learn. Please encourage your child to learn these spellings as they will be tested weekly. 

This weeks spellings are:

marvellous                muscle        soldier        stomach        sufficient     

THANK YOU 

 

I would just like to say a massive thank you to all of the children in my class who have sent me their super home learning. It was lovely to see so many of you do a fantastic job.

 

Keep this up guys.

I am very proud of you all.

 

Love Mrs Toshkezi xx

Fantastic learning - English

ACHIEVEMENTS 

 

We have all had a great week in school this week. Lots of fantastic learning has been completed and I am one very happy and lucky teacher. All the children have been amazing but I can only choose a few as my stars this week.

 

For my handwriting award this week I have chosen Taniya and Marina as they have both achieved their pen.

Well done ladies!

 

My teacher award this week goes to Olivia Richardson for a fantastic start to Year 6. She has been a true star and produced some fantastic learning. Well done Olivia. 

 

 

My stars

HOMEWORK 

 

English 

 

For English this week I would like you to choose a character from the story "Clockwork". (Fritz, Gretl, Herr Ringlemann or Karl)

Thinking about what we have learnt about the characters I would like you to write a character description for ONE of the characters. 

Think  about the vocabulary you can use. Does the words used reflect what we know about the character? 

 

It should be no longer than one paragraph.

 

Maths

 

For maths I would like you to do some learning around Place Value and rounding numbers. Think about what you have done in lessons. You can do this however you like. I looking forward to seeing how creative you can be. 

 

Remember to send me your learning for Thursday 17th September. 

Please send to: 

redwood@newmoston.manchester.sch.uk

 

I really look forward to seeing your fabulous learning. 

 

Love Mrs Toshkezi

 

 

 

 

 

SPELLINGS 

 

Today your child has come home with their weekly spellings. There are 5 spellings a week to learn. Please encourage your child to learn these spellings as they will be tested weekly. 

This weeks spellings are:

interfere           interrupt          language         leisure        lightning 

 

WEEKLY SPELLINGS 

Every Friday your child will come home with their weekly spellings. They will be tested on them the following Friday.

 

Today your child has come home with their weekly spellings. There are 5 spellings a week to learn. Please encourage your child to learn these spellings as they will be tested weekly. 

This weeks spellings are:

guarantee        harass        hindrance         identity       immediately 

 

 

 

REMINDERS!!

 

Just a few reminders - you do not need to bring a PE kit into school at the moment but you do need to make sure that you have sensible footwear to do PE. PE will take place every Monday and Thursday as of next week.

 

Homework will be put on to the BLOG every Friday and you can email your learning to our class email redwood@newmoston.manchester.sch.uk

 

Reading books will be given out on Monday and must be returned on Friday if they need to be changed. 

Remember we start at 8.30 am and finish school at 2.55 pm.

 

Love Mrs Toshkezi xx

Spellings

 

Tonight your child will be coming home with some spellings. 

Please can you practise them with your child. This  will really help your child with their writing. This can be done anywhere and you can make it fun! 

 

We will also keep looking at them in school. 

 

Thank you for your continued support.

 

Love Mrs Toshkezi and Mrs Armstrong. 

First Day Back!

 

Thank you Redwood class for making our first day back really enjoyable. 

Myself and Mrs Armstrong really enjoyed welcoming you back into school and into our class.#

 

We hope you enjoyed it too!

 

See you tomorrow!

Hello Redwood!!

 

We hope you are looking forward to coming back to school and have enjoyed your break. 

 

We cannot wait to get started and get on with all our learning. 

See you soon

Mrs Toshkezi and Mrs Armstrong. 

xx

 

 

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