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Starter activities[1]

  1. 1. Draw a piece of art using onlywellington boots.
  2. 2. What do you know about... Space
  3. 3. See how many words you can make from theletters given below and then create astrange, cheeky or really long sentence usingthe words. IMOSRAPLDECTIEDBS Letters can only be used once unless they appear more than once.
  4. 4. You walk into class and instead of yourteacher you find an astronaut sitting inthe chair. He tells you, that you can askthree questions. What three questionswould you ask him and why?
  5. 5. Design a football shirt for theEngland team to wear at the world cup.
  6. 6. Write down one sentence to explainwhere you would like to be in ten yearstime.
  7. 7. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 100 50 75 3 10 7 Target Number: 423 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  8. 8. How many words can you makefrom these letters? D C T M A U E P G
  9. 9. What happens next?
  10. 10. If this is the answer what could thequestion be? Three biscuits and a fox!
  11. 11. If you could swap places with someonefor a day who would you pick and why?
  12. 12. Create one rule that everyone will haveto follow until the end of the day. The winners rule will be obeyed for the rest of the day.
  13. 13. Write down oneperson that inspiresyou and explain why.
  14. 14. Create a caption to go with thefollowing picture:
  15. 15. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: M S T E A P L A M
  16. 16. Come up with tworeasons why theschool should allowyou to stay.
  17. 17. How would you balance these 6 weights?5kg, 11kg, 29kg, 19kg, 7kg and 23kg
  18. 18. How many squares are there on a chessboard?
  19. 19. The security door at a football ground has adoor code of 1966. The door can, in fact be opened by anycombination of these numbers (e.g. 6196). Howmany different combinations are there to openthe door?
  20. 20. You travel to the moon, write a postcardto your friend explaining what it is likethere.
  21. 21. If this is the answer, what is the question? A football and an elephant.
  22. 22. Write as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  23. 23. Write as many words as you can that startand end with the same letter.
  24. 24. Use as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  25. 25. Im a celebrity get me teaching here! Which celebrity would you like to teach your maths lesson and why?
  26. 26. Draw a picture that sums up what youhave learnt about space.It can be abstract, stick figures, cartoonesque, mind map/spiderdiagram etc.
  27. 27. If this is the answer, what is the question? Snow
  28. 28. Write a description of an Alien.
  29. 29. How many words can you makefrom these letters? E R L H F O P A N
  30. 30. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 100 75 20 4 9 5 Target Number: 645 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  31. 31. Write down a Space topic word for as manyletters of the alphabet as you can.
  32. 32. Describe this character.
  33. 33. Can you turn the fish around by movingonly 3 matches?
  34. 34. Can you makethe numbers 1to 20 using onlythe keys on thisbrokencalculator?
  35. 35. Use as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  36. 36. If this is the answer, what is the question? Miss Parker
  37. 37. Write three points to argue for oragainst the following question. Should children get paid for attending school?
  38. 38. What do you know about... Victorians
  39. 39. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: E R L C A D T S I
  40. 40. You hear a humming noise. Whatcould it be and where could it becoming from?
  41. 41. Describe this character.
  42. 42. How many rectangles can you see?
  43. 43. Write down as many ‘wow words’ as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  44. 44. If this is the answer, what is the question?Take your first left and then second right.
  45. 45. A teenage girl is alone in a hauntedhouse, describe how she might be feeling?
  46. 46. How many squares in this picture?
  47. 47. Write three points to argue for oragainst the following question. Should children be allowed to watch TV during a school week?
  48. 48. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 75 20 25 2 8 6 Target Number: 376 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  49. 49. If this is the answer, what is the question?
  50. 50. Describe this character.
  51. 51. Write down as manydifferent calculationsas you can that givethe answer
  52. 52. Write down as many wow words asyou can to describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  53. 53. See how many words you can make from theletters given below and then create astrange, cheeky or really long sentence usingthe words. ATIHLEDCNOKGEOLSB Letters can only be used once unless they appear more than once.
  54. 54. What happens next?
  55. 55. How many triangles in this picture? CHALLENGE: How many hexagons in this picture?
  56. 56. You find a message in a bottle, whatdoes the message say?
  57. 57. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: O H P U T F L E A
  58. 58. Draw a picture that sums up what youhave learnt about the Victorians.It can be abstract, stick figures, cartoonesque, mind map/spiderdiagram etc.
  59. 59. Write down as many wow words as youcan to describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  60. 60. Write down as manydifferent calculationsas you can that givethe answer
  61. 61. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 100 50 25 4 9 10 Target Number: 598 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  62. 62. How many squares in this picture?CHALLENGE: How many triangles in this picture?
  63. 63. Playing computer games arebetter than playing outside Give 5 reasons for each one! Playing outside is better than playing computer games
  64. 64. List the differences between ourclassroom and a Victorian classroom.
  65. 65. Write down a Victorian topic word for asmany letters of the alphabet as you can.
  66. 66. Describe your class teacher.
  67. 67. Write three points to argue for oragainst the following question. Should Christmas holidays be extended to 3 weeks instead of 2?
  68. 68. Can you make thenumbers 1 to 20using only thebuttons on thiscalculator?
  69. 69. What do you know about... Tudors
  70. 70. Write down as manydifferent calculationsas you can that givethe answer
  71. 71. Write a caption for this picture.
  72. 72. How many numbersfrom 1 to 20 can youmake using only thenumbers 1, 2, 3 and 5. You can add, subtract, multiply or divide.
  73. 73. You walk into class and instead of yourteacher you find King Henry VIII sitting inthe chair. He tells you, that you can askthree questions. What three questionswould you ask him and why?
  74. 74. If this is the answer what is the question? Green and purple.
  75. 75. Write as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  76. 76. Describe King Henry VIII
  77. 77. You open your eyes onemorning and everythingin your room ispink, why?
  78. 78. Write as manywow words as youcan to describethis picture.Remember the five senses!
  79. 79. If this is the answer, what is the question?
  80. 80. You can hear scratching noises, what couldit be and where is it coming from?
  81. 81. Write down as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  82. 82. See how many words you can make from theletters given below and then create astrange, cheeky or really long sentence usingthe words. EDXINOTBCOSLAATJL Letters can only be used once unless they appear more than once.
  83. 83. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 25 50 9 3 10 7 Target Number: 761 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  84. 84. Don’t say “said” say…… How manyalternatives can youthink of?
  85. 85. Write as manyfacts as you canabout 53Eg. It is a 2-digit number.
  86. 86. What happens next?
  87. 87. How many squares in this picture?
  88. 88. Write down as many differentcalculations as you can thatgive the answer
  89. 89. The three little pigs want tobuild another house.Suggest three newmaterials they could useand why?
  90. 90. How many words can you makefrom these letters? M T A H J S O R I
  91. 91. Write as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  92. 92. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: H I E T D M U A R
  93. 93. Computers are better than books Give 5 reasons for each one! Books are better than computers
  94. 94. You arrive in your classroom to find it is theyear 2099, what is different?
  95. 95. In the World Cup final Wayne Rooneymisses his penalty and Spain go on towin the competition. Describe howWayne Rooney might feel.
  96. 96. Draw a picture that sums up what youhave learnt about the Tudors.It can be abstract, stick figures, cartoonesque, mind map/spiderdiagram etc.
  97. 97. Think of someone that is successful, theycan be young or old, famous or not etc.Write down three reasons why they aresuccessful.
  98. 98. Write down a Tudor topic word for asmany letters of the alphabet as you can.
  99. 99. Write as manyfacts as you canabout 100Eg. It is an even number.
  100. 100. Can you make thenumbers 1 to 20using only thebuttons on thiscalculator?
  101. 101. How many squares in this picture?
  102. 102. See how many words you can make from theletters given below and then create astrange, cheeky or really long sentence usingthe words. ABEJVITCLODSEETRK Letters can only be used once unless they appear more than once.
  103. 103. Think of as many things asyou can that are shorterthan 1 metre but longer than50 centimetres.
  104. 104. Thinks of as many ways to completethis word as possible: F__________t
  105. 105. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 100 25 50 6 10 1 Target Number: 676 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  106. 106. Write a caption for this picture.
  107. 107. Write down as manydifferent calculationsas you can that givethe answer
  108. 108. Why is this ladder here? Describe whatcould be seen or heard on the other side ofthe wall.
  109. 109. Write as manyfacts as you canabout 21Eg. It is an odd number.
  110. 110. If this is the answer, what is the question?
  111. 111. Write down as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  112. 112. How many triangles in this picture?
  113. 113. = 64= 79= 110= 38= 65
  114. 114. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: U S T H O M L E J
  115. 115. Travelling in a car is thebest form of transport Give 5 reasons for each one! Walking is the best form of transport
  116. 116. How many words can you makefrom these letters? A D M C N E P T O
  117. 117. Don’t say “got” say ……How many alternativescan you think of?
  118. 118. Use as manywow words asyou can todescribe thispicture.Remember the five senses.
  119. 119. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 100 75 50 4 10 1 Target Number: 343 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  120. 120. Write down as manydifferent calculationsas you can that givethe answer
  121. 121. Would you prefer to live in a snowy, colddestination or a hot sunny destination?Why?
  122. 122. Write a caption for this picture.
  123. 123. How many words can you makefrom these letters? A F R T E D L O M
  124. 124. If this is the answer, what is the question? Mr May
  125. 125. Think of as many ways to complete this word as possible. St________n
  126. 126. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: G O H T A E R H L
  127. 127. Don’t say “went” say…… How manyalternatives can youthink of?
  128. 128. Being a child is better Give 5 reasons for each one! Being an adult is better
  129. 129. Write three points to argue for oragainst the following statement.Everyone should wear school uniform.
  130. 130. Write down as manydifferent calculationsas you can that givethe answer
  131. 131. How many words can you makefrom these letters? I R K C E M S U L
  132. 132. A 30 year old man has just completed theLondon Marathon, describe how he mightbe feeling?
  133. 133. Don’t say “walk” say…… How manyalternatives can youthink of?
  134. 134. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 25 50 75 4 8 5 Target Number: 456 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  135. 135. See how many words you can make from theletters given below and then create a strange,cheeky or really long sentence using thewords. OLEBVODSVAWHIOFJC Letters can only be used once unless they appear more than once.
  136. 136. Write as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  137. 137. Think of 5 possibilities for each number sentence. ? + ? = 50 ? - ? = 50
  138. 138. Write three points to argue for oragainst the following statement.Schools should not set children homework.
  139. 139. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: S L E C A H E M T
  140. 140. A girl in year 3 is being bullied in school,describe how she might be feeling?
  141. 141. Write as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  142. 142. You hear a hissing noise, what could it beand where could it be coming from?
  143. 143. Literacy lessons are better Give 5 reasons for each one! Maths lessons are better
  144. 144. Write as many wow words as youcan to describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  145. 145. Write down as manydifferent calculationsas you can that givethe answer
  146. 146. An England football fan is watchingEngland against Germany in a WorldCup final. England end up losing thegame 2-1, describe how the England fanmight feel?
  147. 147. Write three points to argue for or againstthe following statement. Should 10 year olds be allowed to drive.
  148. 148. Write as manywow words as youcan to describe thispicture.Remember the five senses!
  149. 149. If you could be an animal what would yoube and why?
  150. 150. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 75 25 50 3 7 1 Target Number: 598 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  151. 151. Can you find...
  152. 152. Write as many wow words asyou can to describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  153. 153. What happens next?
  154. 154. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: A G T L O P E M S
  155. 155. Which of the numbers 1 to 20can you make with the digits: 4, 5, 6 and 7 You can use addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.
  156. 156. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 100 50 5 2 10 6 Target Number: 743 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  157. 157. Write as many wow words as you can todescribe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  158. 158. You meet a child from another country.What questions would you ask them?
  159. 159. If you could visit a time in history, wherewould you go and why?
  160. 160. Write a set of instructions to guide anew child from class 5P to the musicroom.
  161. 161. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: N E G L D P A E N
  162. 162. If you could have anyone’s job in theworld, who’s job would you chooseand why?
  163. 163. Write as manywow words as youcan to describethis picture. Remember the five senses!
  164. 164. What happens next?
  165. 165. You find a strange creature in your gardenone night, describe it.
  166. 166. Write as manywow words asyou canto describe thispicture.Remember the five senses!
  167. 167. You can hear a whistling noise. What couldit be and where has it come from?
  168. 168. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 50 25 5 2 10 4 Target Number: 456 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  169. 169. Write as many wow words as you canto describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  170. 170. If this is the answer, what is the question? Sky
  171. 171. Think of 5 possibilities for each number sentence. ? + ? = 100 ? - ? = 100
  172. 172. Write as many wow words as you can todescribe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  173. 173. Describe thischaracter.
  174. 174. Try to make the longest word you canusing these nine letters: I N V E S E R T D
  175. 175. What happens next?
  176. 176. Write a captionfor this picture.
  177. 177. When you get home there isa giant lump under yourcarpet. What could it be?How did it get there?
  178. 178. How many squares can be found by joiningfour dots on the grid below?
  179. 179. Write as many wow words as youcan to describe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  180. 180. How many words can you makefrom these letters? L A T D N R O I B
  181. 181. How many triangles in this picture?
  182. 182. If you could visit somewhere elsein the world, where would you goand why?
  183. 183. Try to get as close as you can to the target number using thesesix numbers: 100 75 25 6 8 3 Target Number: 672 You cant use the same number more than once. Only plus, minus, times and divide are allowed.
  184. 184. Write as many wow words as you can todescribe this picture. Remember the five senses!
  185. 185. Come up with any question that you wantto find out the answer to and write it on apost-it note with your name on it.My challenge is to find the answer to allyour questions!

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