Year 4 Maths Home Learning 27/5/16- Miss Howells’s Group

May 26, 2016

Hello Year 4,   We have been solving more complex fraction problems this week and using diagrams, especially the part whole model, to help us picture the problem before we solve it. Remember that the number sentence might not be the most obvious one so think very carefully before rushing in! I’ve also attached my help […]

Joseph all the time/Jacob in Egypt

May 26, 2016

Jacob in Egypt NARRATOR: So Jacob came to Egypt, no longer feeling old And Joseph went to meet him in his chariot of gold Any Dream Will Do JOSEPH: I closed my eyes, drew back the curtain To see for certain what I thought I knew Far far away, someone was weeping But the world […]

The brothers come to Egypt/ Grovel grovel/ Who’s the thief?

May 26, 2016

The Brothers Come to Egypt NARRATOR: So back in Canaan the future looked rough Joseph’s family were finding it tough BROTHERS: For the famine has caught us unprepared We are thin, we are ill, we are getting scared It’s enough to make anyone weep We are down to our very last sheep We will starve […]

Those Canaan days

May 26, 2016   Those Canaan Days BROTHERS (Reuben sings lead): Do you remember the good years in Canaan? The summers were endlessly gold The fields were a patchwork of clover The winters were never too cold We’d stroll down the boulevard together No hint of this tragic decline Now the fields are dead and bare No […]

Stone the crows

May 26, 2016

Stone the Crows PHARAOH: Jo!   Chorus – Oh! NARRATOR: Pharaoh said — PHARAOH: Well stone the crows, this Joseph is a clever kid Who’d have thought that fourteen cows could mean the things he said they did? Joseph, you must help me further; I have found a job for you. You shall lead us through […]


May 26, 2016 Potiphar POTIPHAR: Potiphar had very few cares he was one of Egypt’s millionaires Having made a fortune buying shares In pyramids Potiphar had made a huge pile Owned a large percentage of the Nile Meant that I could really live in styleand he he – oh I did Joseph was an unimportant slave who […]

Performance Poetry Club

May 26, 2016

Yesterday was the final meeting of the Year 5 Performance Poetry Club.  After weeks of hard work, all the children had selected a poem of their choice, which they had worked extremely hard on to produce an amazing performance.  Incredible actions, facial expressions and voice delivery were offered by all the participants.   Indeed the judging panel […]

Close every door

May 26, 2016 Close Every Door JOSEPH: Close every door to me, hide all the world from me bar all the windows and shut out the light Do what you want with me, hate me and laugh at me Darken my daytime and torture my night If my life were important I would ask will I live […]

Joseph’s dreams

May 26, 2016

Joseph’s Dreams NARRATOR: Joseph’s coat annoyed his brothers BROTHERS: But what makes us mad Are the things that Joseph tells us of the dreams he’s often had JOSEPH: I dreamed that in the fields one day, the corn gave me a sign Your eleven sheaves of corn all turned and bowed to mine My sheaf […]

Joseph Prologue Act 1 scene 1

May 26, 2016 Prologue — You Are What You Feel NARRATOR: Some folks dream of the wonders they’ll do Before their time on this planet is through Some just don’t have anything planned They hide their hopes and their heads in the sand Now I don’t say who is wrong, who is right But if by chance […]