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Week Commencing 15th June 2020

Red - Use the resource sheet to complete these 5-digit column additions.

 

1. 41 726 + 15 351 =

2. 54 632 + 23 194 =

3. 22 549 + 36 319 =

4. 84 357 + 12 172 = 

5. 32 456 + 35 211 =

6. 68 246 + 21 452 =

7. 55 247 + 30 562 =

8. 73 795 + 15 205 =

9. 62 398 + 35 600 =

10. 56 375 + 23 623 =

Adding Fractions

 

When adding fractions, remember that if the denominators are the same, you don't add them, you only add the numerators. The denominators stay the same.

 

1/3 + 1/3 = 2/3

 

If the denominators are different then you need to make them the same.

 

Look carefully at them. Can one be multiplied to equal the other, or do they both need to be multiplied together to equal the same value?

 

Remember, whatever you have done to the bottom, you must do it to the top.

 

1/4 + 1/8 = 

 

1/4 <--- The denominator can be multiplied by 2 to become the same as the other fraction. Then you must multiply the numerator by 2 as well, so it becomes 2/8.

 

Then the calculation becomes 2/8 + 1/8 = 3/8.

Subtracting Fractions

 

When working out your fractions, remember to convert the denominators to the nearest common value. Look carefully at them. Can one be multiplied to equal the other, or do they both need to be multiplied together to equal the same value?

 

Remember, whatever you have done to the bottom, you must do it to the top.

 

1/4 - 1/8 = 

 

1/4 <--- The denominator can be multiplied by 2 to become the same as the other fraction. Then you must multiply the numerator by 2 as well, so it becomes 2/8.

 

Then the calculation becomes 2/8 - 1/8 = 1/8.

Multiplying Fractions

 

When multiplying fractions by whole numbers, you need to remember to convert the whole number into a fraction.

 

e.g. 1/2 x 2 =

 

The 2 needs to become a fraction. We do this by putting a line beneath it and then a 1 as the denominator (you always put a 1 as the denominator). This makes it 2/1.

 

Then you multiply the two numerators together and then the two denominators.

 

1/2 x 2/1 =

 

Numerators: 1 x 2 = 2

Denominators: 2 x 1 = 2

 

The fraction is now 2/2. This can be simplified. Remember, the line is the same as a division, so it becomes 2 ÷ 2 = 1. So the answer is 1.

TOPIC

This week, your Topic work is History and DT-based.

 

In our English lessons, we would have been reading the book Kaspar: Prince of Cats. This is a great book, set back in 1912 at the time of the Titanic. If you want to read it to help get inspiration, go ahead.

 

This week, I would like you to research the Titanic and what happened to it.

 

Who built the Titanic?

Where was it built?

Why was it so important at the time?

Where was it going?

Who was onboard?

What happened to the ship and why?

 

You can present the details in a PowerPoint, Video, Report, Journal or any other way you like.

 

Have a go at designing and making your own ship.

 

What shape will you go with? Could it be different from the traditional shape?

How large will it need to be?

Will it have sails?

How would it be powered if it was full-sized?

 

Draw out your design, making sure to think about how it would look from the side, above and beneath. Annotate your design to show what each part is and how it works.

 

You can then use your design to have a go at building a small prototype of your ship.

 

Spread the activities across the week and be creative with them.

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