Work for May 22 – 25
USING A NUMERICAL PROBABILITY SCALE
0% 25% 50% 75% 100%
No Chance poor chance even chance good chance certain
- At the Food and Fun Fair rate the chances of these happening:
- You will arrive by helicopter ____________
- You will see a classmate ____________
- Someone will spill a drink ____________
- All the spring rolls will be sold ____________
- No one will buy a drink ____________
- It will rain ____________
- At the OSC sports day, rate the chances of these happening:
- You will be in purple house ____________
- You will run ____________
- Someone will wear a hat ____________
- All the competitors will win a race ____________
- Blue house will win an event ____________
- It will be sunny ____________
Now write your own statements and rate them using the probability scale 0% to 100%
3. IT’S PARTY TIME!!
We are planning a Grade 4 party. You are trying to organize your outfit. What combinations or options can you get from the following clothes, making sure you have one piece for the top and one for the bottom:
Blue Shirt Green Shorts
Yellow vest Red Jeans
Orange T-shirt Purple skirt
Once you have found the options available, show your findings in a probability tree diagram.
|TYPE OF SENTENCE||EXPLANATION||EXAMPLE|
|A declarative sentence states a fact. In addition to making a statement or sharing a fact, declaratives always end with a full stop.||· The bus arrived late.
· My pink sweater needs to be washed.
· The book, while thought-provoking, was challenging to read because of its advanced vocabulary.
|Imperative sentences give a command or ask someone to do something.
They end with a full stop.
|An interrogative sentence asks a question or requests information and ends with a question mark.||
|An exclamatory sentence uses strong emotion and ends with an exclamation mark.
Let’s identify which type of sentence each of the following is:
- Vanilla ice cream is my favourite. ____________________
- Do you enjoy playing Monopoly? ____________________
- What a lovely surprise! ____________________
- Get down from there! ____________________
- Has anyone seen Gloria? ____________________
- Open your book on Page 12. ____________________
- I come from Botswana. ____________________
Rewrite these sentences, putting the correct punctuation mark at the end.
Label the sentence as declarative, imperative, interrogative or exclamatory.
- Have you read today’s paper ____________________
- We have soccer practice this afternoon ____________________
- Ouch, that hurt ____________________
- Read the first chapter of your book ____________________
- How many times do I have to call you ____________________
- Look out, it’s going to crash ____________________
Reflect on the following topics:
Free Trade vs. Fair Trade, Local goods vs. Imported, Battery vs. Free Range chickens and Plastic packaging vs. Biodegradable. Explain three ways YOU can be a responsible consumer.
Work for May 13 – 17
Complete the work set out in the document shared to your UOI folder called “Fair Trade in Sri Lanka”.
Ratio & Proportion
RATIO AND PROPORTION IN A REAL-LIFE CONTEXT
You need to calculate ratio in connection to the French fries prepared on Fridays at the canteen. Mr. Fernando was asked the following questions:
- What quantity of potatoes do you buy for the French fries?
- How many Grade levels can be fed by this quantity?
12 grade levels (Grade 1- Grade 12)
- How much does it cost for all these potatoes?
Using the above information, work out the following ratios.
1. What is the cost of French fries per grade level to total cost?
2. Ratio of cost of French fries for Primary School to Secondary.
3. Grade 4 total amount spent to rest of the Primary School
4. Quantity of French fries for Grade 4 to total quantity for Upper Primary (Grades 3-5). _______________________________
5. Quantity of French fries for Upper Primary to total quantity.
6. Ratio of quantity for Upper Primary to Lower Primary
7. Identify which type of ratio each of your answers above is – part to part, part to whole or whole to part. Write it next to each answer.
Work for May 9 – 12
Businesses in my community: What is a good and what is a service? List some of the businesses in your local community and classify them as “goods” or “services”.
Watch “One Hen”
What a social entrepreneur? How is this different from a regular entrepreneur? Find at least 2 examples of social entrepreneurs.
WELCOME TO DAMIR BANK
YOUR OPENING BALANCE AT THE BANK FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL IS RS. 25,000.
YOUR SALARY OF RS. 15,378 IS DEPOSITED INTO THE BANK AND YOU ALSO RECEIVE A TRAVEL BONUS OF RS. 3,975.
FOR YOUR MONTHLY EXPENSES YOU WITHDRAW RS. 16, 325 AND FOR YOUR HOUSE RENT YOU PAY RS. 21,750.
HOW MUCH MONEY DO YOU HAVE SAVED IN YOUR BANK ACCOUNT AT THE END OF APRIL?
FAMILY SPECIAL ON OFFER
- 175,000 FOR A FAMILY OF 4 TO TRAVEL TO THE MALDIVES. WHAT WOULD IT COST FOR 5 PEOPLE TO VISIT THE MALDIVES?
TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE!!
- TWO PEOPLE PAY ONLY RS. 31,500 FULL BOARD PER NIGHT AT CINNAMON BLU – TRINCOMALEE. WHAT WOULD BE THE COST FOR TWO COUPLES (4 PEOPLE) FOR THREE NIGHTS?
CHEAPEST EXCURSIONS AROUND!!
HOW MUCH WOULD IT COST FOR ALL THE CHILDREN OF GRADE 4T AND THE TWO TEACHERS TO TRAVEL TO LAYA BEACH, IF IT COSTS RS. 22,000 FOR A GROUP OF 4?
Work for April 29 – May 3
UoI: How we Organise Ourselves
Understanding economic activity enables successful entrepreneurship.
- What is an entrepreneur? Find a definition you understand.
- Research child entrepreneurs and make a fact file using information from approximately 4. (see attached links. You may also use any others.)
Child Entrepreneurs Fact File
Company: Rockstah Media
|· Started an online community when he was 13
· He believes that taking initiative is the most important step, along with hard work and dedication.
Use for students to research and make a fact file
Lizzie Marie Likness
- What does this mean? Write a definition.
- List items that are biodegradable and some that aren’t.
You may wish to try this experiment:
Money – Word Problems (Show all your working out)
- Erin spent $2.10 in a shop. Her parents had given her $4.00. How much change should Erin have?
- Anna is given $1.57. She already had $3.02. How much does she have now?
- Honeypot is a very kind teacher. She spends $6.40 on eight chocolate bars for her class. How much did each bar cost?
- David has been saving his pocket money to buy a game. The game costs $27.00. He gets $4.50 pocket money a week. How many weeks will he need to save for?
- It costs $2.60¢ to go on a fairground ride. How much would it cost for seven children to go on the ride?
Addition and subtraction: Watch the Khan Academy videos below. The first is a link to Grade 3, which will be good revision.
IXL: Work through addition starting at B1 (or wherever you are up to). To consolidate, you may want to start with revising the same concept from Grade 3 first.
Similarly, with subtraction, start at C1 (or wherever you are up to) and continue. Again, you may want to start with revising the same concept from Grade 3 first.
Can you remember the author you chose for your Author Study? If not, pick another favourite author and write a biography. Remember to work through the writing process, i.e.
Many examples of biographies can be found at:
You may use this optional template as a starting point:
Introduction: Name, why they are well known and why you chose them
Early life-any significant events that shaped them
Famous/popular books: overview/any common themes
Later life/ why we remember this author/are they still alive? /what are they are doing now?
Please do this on a Google Doc. and save it in your Language Folder so that your teachers can view it.