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Hobletts Manor Junior School

Hobletts Manor Junior School

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Topaz

Welcome to Topaz Class

 

Another busy week in Turquoise Class!

We have been planning our Aztec stories and learning about the classic Maths puzzle, The Tower of Hanoi and recording our solutions. We took part in the Healthy Hearts fun run at Broadfield School and had magistrates visit us in class and created a courtroom drama.

Next week, we will be learning about special properties of number and writing our Aztec stories. We will also be taking part in the Ultimate Warrior event on Monday and a science workshop on Tuesday. It is also sports day on Friday morning with a family picnic at lunchtime.

 

 

Certificate Winners:

Values: Sam for speaking honestly and positively about the school to visitors

Maths: Charlie Roberts

Writing: Charlie Rowlands

Handwriting: Connor O

Home learning:  Eva & Connor F

 

Home Learning

Your home learning task this week is to create your own Tower of Hanoi puzzle.

 

Topic Home Learning

Your topic home learning for this term is all about the Aztecs. If you choose to complete it, it will be due in the week before the end of term.

Your task is to find out as much as you can about the Aztecs. Present it any way you  please!

You could think about:

¨ Who the Aztecs were and where they came from? 

¨ What were their religious beliefs?

¨ Describe some Aztec gods

¨ What  were their buildings like?

¨ What are the Aztecs famous for?

¨ Everyday life of an Aztec

¨ What were Aztec masks used for and what did they look like?

 

Some useful websites include: 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/aztecs.html

http://aztecs.mrdonn.org/

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/aztecs/

 

Spellings:  

Key Spellings:

Personal
Spellings

 
Spelling pattern

Words spelt with       ent/ence/ency        

evident

evidence

frequent

frequency

innocent

innocence

convenient

convenience

magnificent

magnificence

 

Times Tables:

Practise writing the 6x, 7x, 8x, 9x and 12x tables out, as quickly and as accurately as you can. You need to know them for secondary school!

 

Reading:

Part of your home learning task is to read five times per week and complete your reading record to reflect this. To complete the reading challenge, you must read seven times per week and complete your reading record.

 

 PE Days:

PE Days for Topaz Class in Summer Term are Mondays and Wednesdays. Please make sure you have your PE kit in school on those days.

 

 

 

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