Good morning everyone and welcome to Wednesday’s home school activities.

Today in maths we will be looking at equivalent lengths between mm and cm.

Watch the video below before starting.

Equivalent lengths – mm and cm


In English today before reading the story opening, look at the words listed below using








Write the words down. Discuss meanings and similar words (synonyms) with an adult. Exploring these words now will help you to understand the story later.

Read and enjoy the opening to Yours Sincerely, Giraffe by Megumi Iwasa

(You will need to register with LoveReading4Kids to view the extract. Membership is free).

PDF Version – Your Sincerely Giraffe – Extract

Return to the word list and spot the words in the story. Discuss these words within the story and what they mean.

Now explore the words lonely and bored on

Find similar words (synonyms) and write them down.

Discuss how the giraffe is feeling.

Write short sentences to create a mini poem, including the new words you have found, e.g.

Giraffe is feeling lonely. Giraffe is feeling unloved.

Giraffe is feeling unwanted.

Giraffe is feeling outcast.


Publish your poem by writing it in your best handwriting or typing it. Add some images or illustrations. You could send this to your teacher!


New spellings are now available and Spelling Shed, so make sure you are learning them.

Well done to those members of Hazel Class who have accessed Times Table Rock Stars, be sure to log on and try it out. I have set times tables for you ready to learn.


In RE today we will be looking at the main beliefs of Islam. Follow the powerpoint below for some more information.

Main Beliefs

Here are today’s activity sheets.

Mild Activity Sheet

Spicy Activity Sheet

Hot Activity Sheet

Calligraphy Alphabet Mat

For Stilling Time today I would like you to take some time out of your day to listen to your favourite song.

Mr Turton’s joke of the day.

Why did the orange lose the race?

It ran out of juice

Have a great day, keep smiling.