We have entered our class into another Leeds Sumdog competition. Last time, we came second narrowly losing out on first place. We each can answer up to a 1 000 questions. We have until Friday 23rd to do this – good luck everyone!
Alan Peat Sentence Type Challenge:
Two house points per sentence – remember to check spelling and punctuation!
Challenge yourself to a descriptive piece of writing:
A short recount from the snow or school’s perspective over the last couple of days. What’s their side of the story? How do they feel?
A setting description of what it looks like out of your window or somewhere close to your home. You could include: adjectives, adverbs, similes, metaphors or personification.
Still stuck?Use the Alan Peat sentence types from older posts on the blog to get you started. You could also use iSPACE Openers to start you off:
You have each been set one Reading Eggs assignment.
Last Wednesday, students could choose ham or turkey sandwiches for lunch. The canteen made 72 sandwiches in all, 25% of which were turkey. How many turkey sandwiches did the canteen make?
There are 80 seats on a train. 75% of the seats are empty. How many empty seats are there on the train?
Yesterday, there were 10 problems assigned for maths homework. Sasha did 20% of them correctly. How many problems did Sasha get right?
In order to select new board members, the French club held an election. 80% of the 70 members of the club voted. How many members voted?
In hopes of encouraging healthier snacks at school, Peter brought in a tray of carrot sticks and apple slices to share. The tray had a total of 100 snacks, of which 10% were carrot sticks. How many carrot sticks did Peter bring?
Remember, a lot of you found finding 10% (divide by 10), 50% (divide by 2) or 1% (divide by 100) a good place to start when answering questions like these.
Comment your answers below to earn rewards at school!