# Oxenhope CE Primary School

## Super Shapes

What's the value of the circle?

The value of the circle changes in each problem. Can you work out its value? Try to explain how you worked it out.

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## 100 Word Challenge #2

Can you sell this fabulously fashionable and oh-so-tasty spaghetti jumper? Use no more than 100 words to convince someone to buy this product. Remember to use commands, adjectives and exciting punctuation!

## Decimal dilemma

I love Maths

The answer is 84.1   What could the question be? Use different maths operations to make up three different questions.

## What’s the deal?

Delicious doughnut

Mr Fox wants some doughnuts – but he likes to save money whenever he can. He found a coupon in the paper for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. The coupon was for £1 off a dozen doughnuts. This week they are on sale for £3.99 a dozen without the coupon and £0.35 a piece if you use the coupon. What do you think Mr Fox will do and why?

## 100 word challenge

The mysterious, old book

As I nosed around in the dusty attic, I found – something – under a pile of old rags. Blowing the dust and cobwebs from the cover, I peered closer. It was a book. Ancient, discoloured and oh-so fragile, it lured me in for a closer look…

You have 100 words to continue this description. Make sure you pack in lots of lovely description and outstanding openers.

## The power of insects – For Narwhal and Swordfish class

This is a link to the bbc iplayer programme about the role that insects play in our ecosystems. It has some fascinating information in it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b01rd374/

This is a link to the rather more gruesome insect dissection programme which examines the insides of various insects by taking them apart and studying them. Not for the faint hearted and remember – these are scientists who have many years of study behind them.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/p00zst23/

Choose to watch one or both of the episodes then let me know what you think, the first programme is 30 minutes long – the second is 60 minutes long.  🙂

## Micro-organisms Investigation Narwhals

This week we have investigated micro-organisms and planned our own experiments like the one in the link below.

Blog about what you have learned and what you need to do to be a Super Scientist!

http://www.planet-science.com/categories/experiments/biology/2012/01/pyramids,-pasteur-and-plastic-baggies—what-makes-yeast-grow.aspx

## Narwhal Maths – Division

We have been looking at division in class so below is a link to the Woodlands Junior Primary School maths page on division which has some good links to Maths games you can use to practice your division skills, have a go and then post how you got on. Which is your favourite game to play? Which do you find the easiest and which can you get the highest score on?

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/division.htm

## Narwhals and Swordfish – The Silence Beneath The Bark

Watch and enjoy this 10 minute film. What do you think is happening? Where do you think it is set? What other creatures might live beneath the trees?