Summer Term – Week 6 (w/c 1st June) – Lesson 2 – multiply mixed numbers by integers.
Watch the teaching video clip and then answer the related questions, pausing the video at the relevant stage. Due to subscription changes I have attached the worksheet below.
- For each word you will need to find five synonyms and five antonyms. Remember that you can use a thesaurus.
- In your book rewrite the passage below, replacing the bold, underlined words with synonyms.
The Little Hangletons all agreed that the old house was “creepy.” Half a century ago, something strange and horrible had happened there, something that the older inhabitants of the village still liked to discuss when topics for gossip were scarce. The story had been picked over so many times, and had been embroidered in so many places, that nobody was quite sure what the truth was anymore. Every version of the tale, however, started in the same place: Fifty years before, at daybreak on a fine summer’s morning, when the Riddle House had still been well kept and impressive, a maid had entered the drawing room to find all three Riddles dead.
Discuss the difference between a democracy and a dictatorship. List the advantages and disadvantages of having one person making all the decisions (dictatorship) or a group of people having a say in how decisions are made (democracy).
Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965) once said:
“The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.”
What do you think he meant by this? Stress the importance of voters taking responsibility for being informed.
Can you think of any issues you would like to vote on? Maybe these could link with our school day or you could expand to issues that are part of your community or even your country.