A reading comprehension all about the Mayan writing system.
Lets have another look at an image from Pobble - https://www.pobble365.com/the-discovery/
Have a go at the questions and try writing your own subordinate clauses using subordinate conjunctions e.g. while, Although, As
You may want to continue the story, describe the picture or draw your own creature and label it
Over the next 3 days we will work on creating texts which 'compare and contrast'. We will look at language which helps us describe similarities and differences and our first theme is chocolate! Work through the powerpoint below to find out what you need to do. Today you need to plan.
There is also a word bank to help you.
Now that you have considered the similarities and difference between your chocolates, it is now time to write a short text comparing them. You could have 2 paragraphs:
Remember to use the language features you looked at yesterday to organise your sentences.
Use your own knowledge and research of the Maya and the following pages on the BBC to compare similarities and differences between modern life now and life in ancient Mayan times.
Based on your work last week on angles using Mymaths, have a go at answering the questions about 90, 180, and 360 degree turns on the worksheet below. There is also a powerpoint to remind you of the different types of angles (the angle family).
Calculating angles on a straight line. Have a look at the ppt first and then select some of the questions from the worksheet. You do not need to complete them all but do try and challenge yourself with some of the multi-step angle questions.
Calculating angles around a point. Have a look at the ppt first and then select some of the questions from the worksheet. You do not need to complete them all but do try and challenge yourself with some of the multi-step angle questions.
MyMaths - an introduction to measuring with a protractor. We will spend more time on this when you are back in school and all have a protractor to use. Play this game measuring angles https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/470/Angle-Alien-Attack
or practise with the protractor: https://www.visnos.com/demos/basic-angles
MyMaths - looking at bearings