Tuesday, 10 January 2012

"Choose where you want Tuesday"

In maths this afternoon the children had a coded message from Cleopatra. They had to work it out quickly.

This is what it said


(You have to count back 3 letters in the alphabet)

Can our Quadblogging buddies work it out?

Choose where you want to work Tuesday

Carefully working it out

Is this the message?

Even the Pharaoh King is having a go

A message we've cracked


Working it out

A new message

More codes to crack;

Write back if you work it out.


  1. choose where you want tuesday is fun and cool

  2. That was realy fun


  3. i loved this maths

    from amber xx

  4. choose where you want tuesday is brilliant because we get to sit were we want and i like the code cracker its brilliant i like the code cracking its good finily we comepleted the code cracking in the end!

  5. i love work where to work tuezday becuase you can get on with your work (sometimes)

  6. yey my picture is on there too it was good.

  7. I love choose were you want tuesday because you get to sit were you want as you can see but this maths lesson was cool I really enjoyed code breaking today it was really fun

  8. I raily injoyed todays maths because it was easy and cool me and abbie did the same when we had
    to do are own one and ares were I
    like to work by teegan

  9. I realay like choose where you w
    want tuesday.

  10. The code breaking is really fun

  11. I love the idea of 'Choose where you want' Tuesday. Does this mean you can sit on the carpet or a chair? Or next to whoever you want?

    Mr Harrison
    Miriam Lord, Bradford.

  12. shouldn't it be choose where to work tuesday not choose where you want tuesday

  13. It could be described as either Elle. The first "choose-day" we did back in November was called Choose where to work Tuesday.

    It's good fun Mr Harrison, they children always act sensibly and do their absolute best, wherever they decide to work.

    Today if they were superstars they could be King or Queen for the next session and wear the Pharaoh costume. I had to decide who it would be. I found it very difficult to decide.

    Who can think of a different catchy name if we did this on a Monday?

  14. Gidaye Mates,
    It's Mrs Davey from the land down under - Epsom PS in Victoria, Australia here. My learning community (52 students, 2 teachers and 1 teacher aide) are very excited to be part of the quad blogging challege! We are currently laying on the beach, swimming in our pools and feeding our pet kangaroos! Just kidding about the kangaroos. We are on our big end of year break (6weeks!)and return to school on 2nd Feb. I will ask the students to start commenting then.
    Please tell me more about 'Choose where you want Tuesday.'
    From your blogging buddy,
    Mrs Davey

  15. Hello Year 4,

    I've always had fun with codes and, yes, I have worked out what your code said.

    Have you tried the type using say a 9x9, 8x8, 7x7 etc to make a code...

    Look at this code...


    It can be solved with this grid...


    These can be sneaky codes when you don't know what size grid is used but the number of letters can help you guess if the grid is large or not.

    Keep coding. It keeps our brains active.

    Teacher, NSW, Australia

  16. Hello i am Aaron i am from vauvert
    primary school i think your work
    is good.

  17. are maths was hard but it was fun

  18. the code braycing was good .

  19. the code braycinc was good fun and hard too

  20. Choose where you want Tuesday sounds like a great idea!

    We have been having trouble in school getting your blog to work but we printed out your codes last week & our Y4 children had a go at working it out. The Y5's had a try on some iPads & it seems to work better so we will have another look next week.

    Some were quicker than others but they all got there in the end.

    Keep up your good work!

    Miss Robinson
    Holme Valley Primary School

  21. This Tuesday the children worked in pairs to solve some word problems. The tricky bit was that the numbers were written as hieroglyphs.