Posted in Geography, Writer's Workshop, Writing

Dangerous Journeys to school

Many children throughout the world have to take the most incredible and unimaginable routes in order to receive the education that some of us may take for granted.


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Click here to see how determined some children can be when it comes to getting an education.

The solution might seem easy: build roads and bridges, buy buses and hire a driver. However, the lack of funds and recurring natural disasters in many countries make it difficult to provide children with the solutions they so desperately need. Written by Julija K (Bored Panda.com)

After looking at the 25 different journeys to school (see link above), write a snapshot (in your draft book) telling the story of one of these students going to school or write a snapshot of how you get to school. When your draft is completed revise, edit and then publish as a comment on this post.

Posted in Numeracy

Prime and Square Numbers

Go to the following interactives and work through them with a partner;

Square Numbers : Circus Towers: Square Stacks (Scootle)

Prime Numbers Scootle

 

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You task is to answer this;

True or false? Of all numbers, are square numbers the only ones to have an odd number of factors?              

How will you find out about the factors of different numbers?

 

What did you find out today?