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Daily Home Learning Blog – Friday, 3rd July

Good morning Year 5. I hope you’ve had a fun and productive week. Here are today’s learning tasks.


LO: Using imperative verbs


LO: Mental strategies to divide by 5, 20, 6, 4, and 8

  • Open the attached document
  • It will describe some mental methods to quickly divide by several numbers
    • Divide by 10: Move all digits down a place value
    • Divide by 5: First divide by 10, then double your answer
    • Divide by 20: First divide by 10, then halve your answer
    • Divide by 4: Halve the number, then halve it again
    • Divide by 8: Halve the number, halve it a second time, then halve it a third time
    • Divide by 6: Divide by 3, then divide by 2.
  • There are 2 worksheets - mild (easier) and hot (harder) - please choose the appropriate page for your ability. 
  • There is a section titled 'A bit stuck?' which can be done if you're finding it quite tricky.
  • Please complete the investigation towards the bottom of the document.

Spellings and Vocabulary

Find the definition of these words, and then use each one in its own sentence.

  • Incredulous
  • Dextrous
  • Dilapidated
  • Rigour
  • Exuberance
  • Unencumbered

That’s all for today! Hope to see you all soon. Have a nice weekend!

Mr Lindsay

Fun fact of the day: Earth is the only planet in our solar system not named after an ancient god.