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# Week commencing 16th November

Hello to week 2 of home learning!

Maths

Lesson 1: Comparing and ordering fractions (with different denominators)

Watch this video on comparing and ordering fractions:

In the below link you will find work to practise the skills you have watched in the video.

Lessons 2: Comparing and ordering fractions (with different denominators) - Problem solving

Recap by watching the video from lesson 1.

Lesson 3: Coverting fractions to percentages

Watch both videos below: JUST IGNORE WHEN IT SAYS YOU MOVE THE DECIMAL!! HERE YOU MOVE THE NUMBERS ON THE PLACE VALUE GRID LIKE YOU ALL KNOW TO DO ALREADY :)

In the link below you will find a worksheet to complete on coverting fractions to percentages. The answers are at the back.

English

Activity 2: Personification

Activity 3: Read the example of the 'Hero Twins' narrative based on Maya beliefs. Can you write a narrative based on the Hero Twins story, but with a twist? A different ending perhaps? A different problem?

Find in the link below a planning sheet, a writing checklist and the Hero Twins story.

Geography

The Maya lived in rainforests. What was it like?

Complete this comprehension about rainforests and then use the information you have found out about rainforests to write an information text- again present this however you wish - all about them!

Geography/English/History:

In preparation for returning to school, complete this comprehension on Extinction Rebellion. As you know, the Ancient Maya lived in Rainforests and thousands of animals and indigenous people live there still today. Therefore, we will be doing some persuasive writing all about deforestation. Do the costs outweigh the benefits? Should deforestation end?

History:
Go to BBC bitesize and read all about why farming was so important to the Ancient Maya.

You can do further research if you wish. After your research, I want you to present all that you have learned. This could be a powerpoint, word document poster, writing pictures or drawings. This is completely up to you. I can't wait to see some!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq6svcw/articles/zd844qt

Comprehension:

Here is a comprehension about the newly elected,first ever female vice president of the United States of America.