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Book and Word of the Week

The Book of the Week for the w/b 9/12/19 is: Maths is Everywhere by Rob Colson

“What is the most perfect sphere known in nature? What is pi? Why were the Great Pyramids built in that shape? Find out the answers to these questions and many more in this book about the shapes that are all around us. Once you've read all about shapes, have a go at the fun quizzes which test your knowledge.”

 

Word of the week: AMBIGUOUS (adjective)

Meaning: Open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning.
Example: “His reply to my question was somewhat ambiguous.”

 

The Word of the week winners for the w/b 25/11/19 , for their use of the word pragmatic, are:

Winner: Tilly L, K01: “ Our new Prime Minister will need to be pragmatic to ensure the best outcome for Britain is delivered from the Brexit negotiations.”  (3 house points, box of Maltesers)

Highly Commended: Thomas B, M05: “ When faced with a problem, Hermione Granger is always calm and solves it using a pragmatic and logical method.” (2 house points, lolly)

Commended: Matti L, K01: “ If they were to win in a pragmatic manner, they would need to plan first.” (1 house point, lolly)

 

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