# 4W's Class Blog

## Coordinates!

In maths, we have been learning about coordinates. We have been learning to plot coordinates and identify points on a four quadrant grid. Take a look at this map of Clapham. Can you find the coordinates of the following:

• The tube stations
• Point A (Bandstand)
• Clapham Junction Station
• The pond

## Money Money Money!

After singing about money in our school production, let’s see if 4W can crack this maths money problem! Answers in comments on this post! Money Money Money!

https://nrich.maths.org/5949

## Climate Zones

We now know from our geography lesson last week that there are four main climate zones on earth, but why do you think that is? Share your findings by commenting on this post – have fun!

## Interpreting Data!

So, now that you’ve proven you’re all brilliant at creating bar charts and pictograms in maths this week, let’s see if you can interpret data from them! Answers in comments on the post!

## How Big Are Classes 5, 6 and 7?

Class 4 were making graphs. Ben, Ali, Katie and Charlene decided to make graphs of the sizes of the seven classes in the school. They went to the office to collect the numbers of children in all the other classes. Ben and Ali wrote down the numbers for Classes 1, 2 and 3. Katie and Charlene wrote down the numbers for Classes 5,6 and 7. Of course they all knew the number of children in Class 4. Ben and Ali drew a block graph. It looked like this:

Katie and Charlene decided to make theirs differently. They drew this graph:

Miss Brown came along to look at their work.

“It’s an interesting graph,” she said, “but it’s difficult to tell how many children are in each class. Please can you make a scale on it so we can all read it?”

Katie and Charlene did what they were told.

How many children were there altogether in Classes 5,6 and 7?

## Division is Fun!

We’ve been doing lots of hard work on division recently in our maths lessons, so I thought I’d throw this challenge at you and see how you get on! Click on the link to solve the problem. Let me know how you’re getting on by posting a comment – good luck everyone!

http://nrich.maths.org/10490

## States of Matter

Let’s see how much you can remember from our science lesson today about states of matter. Click on the link below to classify things into solids, liquids or gases! I wonder if you can successfully get onto the next stage of the game? Keep me posted on how you are getting on by posting a comment…good luck!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/materials/gases_liquids_solids/play/

## Time Challenge!

To build on the work we have been doing in maths on time, see if you can figure out this time challenge. Now it is tricky, so approach with caution! Have fun everyone!

p.s. don’t forget to keep practising telling the time with the fabulous ‘Stop the Clock’ game 🙂

http://www.teachingtime.co.uk/draggames/sthec4.html

## Root Words, Prefixes and Suffixes

Last Monday, we had lots of fun matching up roots words with either a prefix or a suffix. Can you find any other examples of root words that change their meaning with the addition of a prefix or suffix that we didn’t discover in our grammar lesson?

I wonder how many you can discover…keep me posted! Bon chance! 🙂

## The Pencil Grip

What would you give yourself out of ten for your pencil grip? Are you holding your pencil correctly? Click on the link below to find out!

Happy practising!

http://www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/pencil-grip-tripod-guide-forming-handwriting.html

## 4W Loves Grammar!

To build on the grammar we learn in our English lessons, have a go at this fun game on word classification! How many can you identify correctly??

Let me know in a comment on this post! Good luck!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/spelling_grammar/word_types/play/