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Today we are going to build on the work we did on unit fractions yesterday by looking at non-unit fractions. Watch the video, pausing when prompted, and complete the work sheet. Go through the answers to mark your work once you've finished. Follow the link below and click on Lesson 4.



We are going to finish our versions of 'A Squash and a Squeeze'. Use my version below and the success criteria to see what you need to include. Today I have only written the beginning, have a go at finishing on your own.


So he opened the window and our jumped the monkey! "At last we have some more room!" said the little old man. Then he shooed out the robin and pushed out the sheep. "My house is beginning to feel pretty big!" He huffed and he puffed and he shoved out the calf. "My house feels enormous now!"


For this piece of writing, here is the success criteria:


Full sentences (capital letters and full stops)

Coordinating conjunctions (and, but, so, or)


Noun phrases (adjective then describing word e.g. wise old man)

Adverbs (ending in -ly e.g. hardly)


Exclamations (Sentences that being with what or how and end with an exclamation mark e.g. What a curious plan!)

Question marks to end questions




'Little Seeds' by Else Holmelund Minarik


Little seeds we sow in spring
growing while the robins sing,
give us carrots, peas and beans,
tomatoes, pumpkins, squash and greens.

And we pick them,
one and all,
through the summer,
through the fall,

Winter comes, then spring, and then
little seeds we sow again.

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