08.05.20

Good morning Kangaroos!

Joke of the day: Why did the teddy bear not ask for desert? Because he was already stuffed!

Today is the 75th anniversary of VE day, also known as Victory in Europe Day. VE day celebrates the end of World War 2 (WW2) in Europe.

Writing: Read the powerpoint below and answer the questions in your home learning books.

VE Day Powerpoint

  1. On what date was Victory in Europe Day?
    A. May 7th 1945
    B. May 8th 2015
    C. May 8th 1945
    D. May 8th 2005
  2. Why did people wear red, white and blue?
    A. They are the colours of the German flag.
    B. That was all they could find.
    C. They looked pretty.
    D. They are the colours of the Union flag.
  3. Who mingled secretly with the crowds on VE Day?
    A. Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret
    B. Winston Churchill
    C. King George VI
    D. Neville Chamerlain
  4. Why did people ring church bells?
    A. To spread the news and celebrate.
    B. Because they are tuneful.
    C. To tell the time.
    D. For practise.

Art: Draw your very own Union Jack flag…

and colour it in!

Spelling: Ask someone to test you on this week’s spellings. They are:

  1. camel
  2. flannel
  3. squirrel
  4. angel
  5. level
  6. towel

Here are some of the examples of the Maths task I set you yesterday. Yours may be different as these are just examples:

Maths: Here is your weekly Maths quiz:

I hope you and your families have a lovely weekend. Stay safe!

Miss Gislam