Homework Term 2 - WeekS 4, 5 & 6

Due Friday 8.6.18

Reading: Reading is a crucial part of homework. You should be reading for at least 15 minutes every night. The best way to become a better reader is to read! It is also the best way to become a better writer. Read to yourself, to a friend, a parent, a sibling even the family pet. Just read!

Maths: The focus this term is learning our times tables. Having a good understanding of multiplication and a quick recall of times tables will assist in other areas of maths including fractions, division, mental computation and problem solving.

Connect Four

The idea of the connect four grid is to provide you with a variety of tasks that can encourage you to develop good study and independent learning habits whilst also challenging yourself to do something that you may not usually do. Step outside your comfort zone!

Write a report on someone you admire. It could be someone famous or someone more close to you.

IXL Maths: work on fractions, decimals and percentages.

The Premier’s Sporting Challenge is coming up. Aim for Gold levels by participating in some physical activity such as an extra walk or run.

Create a new book cover for your favourite book. Think about the front cover and visuals and the back cover with the blurb.

Write a song based on a maths concept such as times tables or fractions.

Design and build a simple vehicle that can move without you pushing it.

Write a narrative about you! Think about your characters and your setting. Will it be realistic or completely crazy?

Learn a new dance move. This may be a recent move or a dance move from the past. Ask an older person about the popular dance moves from when they were young.

Do something for someone else for no reason other than to be kind. How did you it make you feel?

Plan a trip to a different country. How much would it cost to get there? For accomodation for a week? What sites would you visit? Why?

IXL Maths: Multiplication and Division

Write an story using emojis instead of words! Make sure you keep your meaning. E.g

“Once upon a time there were🐻🐻🐻, a 👴🐻, 👵🐻, and a 👶 🐻. There was also a 👧with golden hair.”

The athletics carnival is coming up. Research one of the field events (discus, shot put, long jump, high jump) we compete in. What is its history?

Create a comic strip, A day in the life of ……. Make sure you focus on direct speech!

Learn a new skill. Think about something you have always wanted to try. What are the steps involved? How will you learn it?

Complete the maths worksheet on the back of this page.

Math Wizards Worksheet

- There were 4 zebras at the zoo. They each weighed 325kg. What was their combined weight? 5 children went to the movies. The tickets cost $12 each, popcorn is $6 a bag and drinks are $4 each. What was the total cost if each child had popcorn and a drink?

1. Doris wants to split a collection of tickets into groups of 9. Doris has 63 tickets. How many groups will be created?

.2The school is planning a field trip. There are 16 students and 2 seats on each school bus. How many buses are needed to take the trip?

3.There are 6 students in the class and 36 peanuts. If the peanuts are divided equally among the students, how many does each student get?

4.The school is planning a field trip. There are 36 students and 9 seats on each school bus. How many buses are needed to take the trip?

5.Diana has 8 bananas stored in boxes. If the are 4 boxes, how many bananas must go in each box?

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