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Today, we are going to be continuing with our new book, ‘The Borrowers’ by Mary Norton. Today, you will be reading pages 


Work through the Reading PowerPoint and follow along with the teacher recording. You will need to complete today’s written task. The text is attached below.


Click the link below to take you to the teacher video: 


Thursday Reading | Greenfield Primary School (


Here is the order we usually follow in class for Reciprocal Reading:

  • Predict (sensible guess)

  • Read the pages

  • Clarify the meaning of words you didn’t know

  • Answer the questions

  • Summarise



Today, you will be analysing and interpreting a setting description from an extract of the text. As part of this lesson, you will need to draw the setting, which we have already done as Monday’s Art lesson (if you have not done this, then complete this today). You do not need to draw the setting from scratch but may choose to add different things to your drawing that you hadn’t previously included. 


Follow this link for today’s lesson and follow along with the tasks: 


Remember to send me some photos of your fantastic, descriptive  sentences.



Today, we are going to learn about problem solving - calculate quantities. This is new learning.


Here is the link to a video that will teach you everything you need to know for this lesson, just as I would teach you in class:

After you have watched the video, have a go at answering the questions on the attached worksheet. Afterwards, you can mark your answers and ask a grown up to go through any mistakes you made that you don’t know how to correct.


Attached is a true or false for you to answer. Work through it and explain your answers. This is just a discussion to have with somebody else, you do not need to write anything down.


Green/Yellow-Start from Q5.

Orange- Start from Q3

Red- Start from Q1



Today in computing we are learning about fake emails. It is important that we are able to identify genuine and fake emails.


Click the link below and decide whether the news is fake or real.


You may receive fake emails to:

- Try and access your computer or your email account and take information.


-To trick you into sending personal information which might allow them to access your bank accounts or other important personal data. When someone sends an email trying to trick you into giving them personal information, it’s called ‘phishing’. The culprit is literally phishing for your information.


-Some fake emails just want to send more fake emails to your friends to cause annoyance and frustration.


Here are some clues to  help you look out for fake emails.


-Email addresses that aren’t spelt right, e.g. – the letter o has been replaced with a zero so that it still looks like it’s spelt right.


-Spelling mistakes within the email, such as “How RU?”


-Not calling you by your real name or using your full name too often.


-Too good to be true: fake emails can offer a free gift, a prize, or lots of money, usually so that they can trick you into sending them money, or installing a virus onto your computer.


-Attachments or links that come without explanation. Sometimes an email will look like it comes from your friend, but the scammer is ‘spoofing’ their email account so that the email pretends to be from your friend. Often these emails have a link to click on which downloads a virus to your computer or email account. Even worse, your friend might have accidentally clicked on a dodgy link which has allowed the hacker to send emails from their account.


For your activity today I would like you to follow the link to this game.


You must read each scenario about emails and decide which step is the best one to take. Each step gives you a different answer. Your task is to get over the river without being fooled.


Story Time


Please listen and enjoy a chapter a day of this incredible book.


Varjak Paw by S. F. Said


Chapter 30


Varjak Paw - Chapter 30 - Friday 6.30pm 1/5/2020 - YouTube