Autumn Term 2021
It's fabulous to welcome everyone back to school this week. Year 5 have done a great job at settling in to their new class and Year 6 are raring to go. Launching straight into our learning. We've dived in at the deep end - talking of which we will be commencing swimming lessons from next Friday 10th September ( beginning in the shallow end of course). Please remember to bring in your parental consent form as soon as possible.
Solar System and Space Facts
Class Reader Autumn Term
Click on the image to access the audio book Link on Youtube.
Please ONLY read the chapter(s) you have been asked to read - otherwise it will spoil our predictions.
Monday 6th September
For Monday 13th September, please read/listen to:-
Chapter 3 & 4
Topic Homework Autumn 1
Read the story and find the words/prefixes/names that originate from Ancient Greece. What do they mean?
Theseus carefully made his way through the labrynth to find the Minotaur.
In this maze there are numbers in each of the cells. Go through the maze adding all the numbers that you pass. You may not go through any cell more than once.
Can you find a way through in which the numbers add to exactly 100?
There is more than one way to solve this problem.
What is the highest total you have found?
What is the lowest total you have found?
Click on the Maze to download a worksheet
Have a go at the Archimedes investigation.
Click on the image below for instructions for the investigation
Watch the short animation of the Olympic torch runner being chased through the streets of London.
Research the Ancient Greek Gods.
Create a poster to teach others about them, Mount Olympus and the Ancient Olympic Games.
Use the PowerPoint to learn about the three main types of Greek Column. Label the different parts of the column. Pick one type of column – draw and label it.
PowerPoint Task sheet
Drawing pencils and paper can be provided by school.
Read the story ‘A Dog’s Life’ about Diogenes the Ancient Greek philosopher. Complete the thinking task on what we need to be happy.