Thursday 30th April 2020



Starter 1: Daily 10 – 5 x tables - DIVISION


Starter 2: check answers at the bottom of the page.


Division Problems

1. How many 5s make 50?


2. How many 10s make 10


3. How many 5p coins do you get for 30p?


4. How many 10p coins do you get for 60p?


5. How many 5m lengths can you cut from 35m of wire?


6. How many 4m lengths can you cut from 40m of rope?


Remember to practise your 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 times tables and related division facts every day for the next few weeks!

Example: 2x2=4; 4/2=2


Today we’ll continue to learn how to do division by grouping!

Watch this video to remind yourself about how you can divide by grouping.

Remember: when we know the whole and the size of each group but not the number of groups then we are dividing by grouping.


Now try these for today’s task:



Today you are going to write a paragraph about the first topic of your explanation.

Before you start explaining the facts and information of your first topic, remind yourself what the features of an explanation are.


Here is also an example topic paragraph to remind you what it may look like.


Now write your first paragraph.

Try to write using as many of the features as you can.

You don’t need to write it under your work from yesterday because you will write a final draft of your explanation next week.


Light research resources from yesterday (in case you still need them)

BBC Bitesize Light Info -

DK Find out Light Info -



Read an article that interests you from the magazine below.


AQUILA Magazine -





Maths starter answers:


1. 10       2. 1        3. 6          4. 6           5. 7       6. 10


Thursday 30th April 2020