Tag: Explanation

Punctuating dialogue

  We went from rags to riches today by playing this fun game! Can you become a millionaire, too? Look at the punctuation carefully and choose the right one! Make a mistake and you will start all over again so be careful! Click on the image below to play the game and practise your punctuation skills! Are you a bit…

Dividing by 10 and 100

Part of the Year 4 National Curriculum targets in Numeracy, are for children to be able to divide by 10 and 100. The post below is for pupils to do as homework as well as for teachers to use in their lesson.   Watch this fun video to help you understand how to divide by 10 and 100. Then play…

Why teachers get sick in the holidays

I always get sick when my holidays start. Do you? Find out more about why teachers get sick in the holidays by watching the video! You can also read the full article here. Like, share and comment if you are like me! Don’t forget to subscribe to the channel for more videos. Stay well and look after yourselves! Till next…

Why children and parents need routines

Now that it’s the summer time, adults and kids can easily sway away from their daily routines. While this is a normal thing to happen, completely changing your child’s routine constantly, can have disruptive consequences for both the child and parents. Certain family ground rules need to be set and kept to, especially in the summer holidays, for it will…

The Subjunctive Mood Made Easy

You may have come across the subjunctive mood in a grammar lesson and wondered what it means. In grammar when we talk about moods, we do not mean different moods like the ones below….   Mood refers to a verb form the writer uses to show their attitude towards the content of their words. So depending on what they want…

Formative and Summative Assessment Explained

As reposted before in a previous post, ‘Assessment in the Classroom’ – check it out for more detail – assessment is a must for effective teaching. It is used to improve pupils’ learning as well as teaching. Teachers become better and students become effective learners when evidence is used to guide instruction and learning.  For this reason, there are different types of assessment…

Mixtures and Solutions

A solution or a mixture?  Here is what you need to remember so that you don’t get confused! Mixtures A mixture is made when two or more substances are combined, but they are not combined chemically. General properties of a mixture: The components of a mixture can be easily separated The components each keep their original properties The proportion of…

Metric conversions

Have you ever tried to convert one metric unit to another??? It can get REALLY confusing sometimes! Well here is a little trick that helped my pupils get the answers quickly and correctly! Did you know that…King Henry Died By Drinking Chocolate Milk?? Well…he didn’t really! You just need to remember this mnemonic and you will be able to convert…