Ode To The Toad’s Road

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toad-2.jpg1/ The toad jumped 8 times in one minute. So how many times did he jump in one hour ?

toad-2.jpg2/ The toad jumped 2.2 cm in one jump – how far did he jump in one day ?

toad-2.jpg3/ The toad could jump 15% up a road sign – if the road sign was 2 metres high, how high is that ?

toad-2.jpg4/ The toad jumped over three pebbles every hour – in one week, how many pebbles did he jump over ?

toad-2.jpg5/ The toad jumped out of the way of 3 red, 4 blue, 6 green and 8 black cars. Express this as a ratio.

toad-2.jpg6/ The toad’s favourite meal was toad in the hole with toadstools. He made a dish which weighed 25 g – but he only ate 67% – how much was left ?

toad-2.jpg7/ The toad was two – thirds the height of a toadstool – if the toadstool was 6 cm high, how high was the toad ?

toad-2.jpg8/ The toad joined an athletics competition. He scored 2 points in the high jump, 4 points in the long jump, 3 points in the javelin and 5 points in the shot – put. Express this as a ratio.

toad-2.jpg9/ The toad tried to learn the highway code – but he only read upto page 34 of the 200 page book. What fraction, percentage, decimal and ratio is that ?

toad-2.jpg10/ The toad had five times as many green as black spots – if he had 8 black spots, how many green spots did he have ? What fraction, percentage, decimal and ratio is that ?

toad-2.jpg11/ The toad fell off the log every 3 minutes – how many times did he fall off the log in one day ?

toad-2.jpg12/ The toad could only see one – eigth of the width of the road. If the road was 3.6 m wide, in cm and m, how far could he see ?

toad-2.jpg13/ If the toad could catch 3 flies every five minutes – how many flies could he catch in one week ?

toad-2.jpg14/ The toad needed 450 flies for a pie. If he cut the pie into eight pieces for his toady friends, how many flies did each receive ?

toad-2.jpg15/ There were 6 toadstools every square metre in the glade. If the glade measured 50 x 50 metres – how many toadstools were there ?

toad-2.jpgIn The Middle of the Road Spelling Game

Add the word “road” to complete these words

__ __ __ __ hog

__ __ __ __ access

concession __ __ __ __

slip __ __ __ __

trunk __ __ __ __

ring __ __ __ __

escape __ __ __ __

__ __ __ __ sign

__ __ __ __ junction

__ __ __ __ side

service __ __ __ __

tarmac __ __ __ __

__ __ __ __ block

__ __ __ __ bridge

__ __ __ __ side

on the __ __ __ __

rule of the __ __ __ __

take the high __ __ __ __

__ __ __ __ survey

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Write as many words as you can think of ending in “ode” and “oad” (some of them may sound the same, like rode and road).

© Jacqueline Richards 2007

Answers :
1/ 8 x 60 = 480 jumps per minute
2/ 2.2 x 8 x 60 x 24 = 25, 344 cm per day
3/ 200 / 100 x 15 = 30 cm
4/ 3 x 24 x 7 = 504
5/ 3 : 4 : 6 : 8
6/ 25 / 100 x 67 = 16.75 g
7/ 6 / 3 x 2 = 4 cm
8/ high jump : long jump : javelin : shot put = 2 : 4 : 3 : 5
9/ 34/200 ; 17 % ; 0.17 ; 34 : 200
10/ 8 x 2 = 16 ; 1/2 ; 50% ; 0.5 ; 8 : 16
11/ 60 x 24 = 1140 / 3 = 480
12/ 3.6 / 8 = 0.45 m = 45 cm
13/ 3 x 12 x 24 x 7 = 6048 flies
14/ 450 / 8 = 56.25 flies
15/ 50 x 50 x 6 = 15, 000

Answers : road hog ; road access ; concessionary road ; slip road ; trunk road ; ring road ; escape road ; road sign ; road junction ; roadside ; service road ; tarmac road ; road block ; road bridge ; roadside ; on the road ; take the high road ; road survey

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