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Welcome to this Blog!

Welcome to our classroom’s blog.

Here, you will find a weekly plan of the lessons that will be carried out in class, information about outings and events, useful links, videos, photos and much more. I hope that this blog will be used by pupils and parents alike,  so that together we will improve our communication and make it an interactive blog.

 Research shows that:

• Students who read over the summer do better in school.

• Students who do not read over the summer demonstrate up to two months of academic loss.

• Students who read for fun outperform those who do not.

• Students read more when they can choose their own books.

• Reading at least 5 books over the summer can prevent academic loss.

• Summer reading loss is cumulative. By the end of Primary, children who do not read over the summer are two years behind the other children in academic achievement.

We are inviting schools to pass on the following guidelines to the parents/caregivers of the children in their schools.

Guidelines for Parents to promote Summer reading:

• Stress the importance of summer reading with your child.

• Make reading exciting, do not think of it as a chore.

• Follow a reading list.

• Create a no TV or video game time during part of each day.

• Join a summer reading programme at Skolasajf or at your local library.

• Let your child choose his/her own books.

• Keep a supply of reading materials around the house.

• Go regularly to the library with children.

• Ask your child questions about the books s/he is reading.

• Read a book to your child.

• Listen to your child read to you.

• Pick a favourite author or series and read all the books.

• Listen to books on CD, ipod, radio, tablet while travelling.

• Model reading for your child.

Here’s a list of books which can be used for Summer reading:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aqra-fis-Sajf/837027316364775?skip_nax_wizard=true&ref_type=pages_you_admin

http://www.wegivebooks.org/books

Enjoy your holidays

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Wednesday 24th June – Malti & Reliġjon 

Thursday 25th June – Maths & Social Studies

Friday 26th June – English & Listening Comprehensions (Maltese & English)

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Mental Maths

1. What is the sixth multiple of 7?

2. How many lines of symmetry are there in a regular hexagon?

3. Round 56 to the nearest 10.

4. How many days in 4 weeks?

5. How many groups of 7 in 49?

6. Divide 45 by 5.

7. How many lines are there in 10 quadrilaterals?

8. Round 150 to the nearest 100.

9. What is double 160?

10. Halve 390.

11. Write 2o minutes past 6 in the morning in digital form. Use am or pm.

12. How many seconds are there in three and a half minutes?

13. How many days in June, July and August?

14. How many equal sides are there in an isosceles triangle?

15. Change 4320g into kg and grams.

16. How many millilitres in 6.5 litres?

17. What is three eights of 32?

18. A bar of chocolate costs 72c. Find the cost of 6 bars.

19. Write 0.25 as a fraction.

20. How many metres are there in 9km?

21. Jemma had 66 sweets. She ate one sixth of them. How many sweets has she left?

22. On Monday, Peter cycles to work and back. His office is 3.5km away from his house. How far does he cycle on Monday?

23. How many 250g can I make from 3kg.

24. What is 9 squared?

25. Find the sum of 63, 91 and 28.

26. What must be added to 650 to make 1000?

27. A plane left the airport at 6:45. It arrived at its destination at 9:15. How long was the flight? (write your answer in minutes)

28. Change 1.35kg into kg and grams.

29. There are 6 cheescakes in a row. How many cheesecakes in 16 rows?

30. A trip to Rome costs 159 euro. Children pay half price. Find the total cost of one adult and one child.

31. Write in figures the number: six hundred and eighty thousand, nine hundred and three.

32. Which of these is an odd number: 458, 960 or 273?

33. Take away 51 from 100.

34. There are 34 socks in a drawer. How many pairs?

35. A painting cost 1058 euro. Now it is half price. What is its new price?

36. 52 children are going on an outing. Each bus takes 8 children. How many buses are needed?

 

 

 

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