Monday 15th June
In the story, Where the Wild Things Are, there are many strange creatures that have never been seen before.
During time spent in Africa, this explorer has managed to
photograph a new creature. It is the extremely rare Rhiswanozebtah. It is believed to contain DNA from four different animals: rhinos, swans, zebras and cheetahs - which gives it its name.
Now you know it's a mix of
swan plus the
o of rhino plus the start of
zebra and the end of
you will be able to pronounce it easily.
This is a report about this incredible creature.
I would like you to go through the text and list any words that you don't know the meaning of. Use a dictionary and find out the meaning.
Write your title and then set your work out as shown below.
1. surveying - Looking out for something
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, we are looking at converting units of time. If it is possible, ask an adult to work alongside you. Record calculations and answers in your book. Click on the work below. I will give you the answers on Thursday.
Inheritance and Evolution
Have a look at the powerpoint which explains how plants and animals are like their parents in many ways.
Tuesday 16th June
A. Fill in the gaps below with the correct word from the list to finish the sentence. Write out each sentence neatly.
B. Write the correct definition of the words below.
Converting units of time. Click on the work below. Write calculations and answers in your book.
Click below to find out more about inheritance and variation.
Find a photo of each of your parents, as well as one of yourself.
Offspring are rarely identical to their parents. They have a number of differences . This is called variation.
In what ways does your appearance vary from that of your parents?
Can you think of some other similar characteristics that you share with either of your parents? Do you laugh at the same things? Do you like/dislike the same things?
Wednesday 17th June
Converting units of time
Click below to find today's work. Write calculations and answers in your book.
Animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways.
Look at the slideshow below.
Thursday 18th June
Brackets (which always come in pairs) are used to separate off additional information that would interrupt the flow of a sentence or cause confusion if commas were used instead. The information in the brackets is not essential to the meaning of the original sentence.
Here are some examples:
Complete the sentences below by adding in some additional information about the Rhiswanozebtah.
Try and write three more sentences of your own.
Here are the answers to maths work set on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Please don't peek before you do the work.
Today we have a year 5/6 maths challenge. The most suitable questions for Year 5 are questions 1-5. Why don't you work with your family on the rest of the problems. How many can you work out?
Click here to find the challenge.
As we learnt yesterday, animals and plants are adapted to their environment in different ways.
Please draw a camel. Then write the different ways it is adapted to living in the desert. Use the information sheet I have attached to help you.
Friday 19th June
Today we are going to start sentences with an adverb. Adverb starters can be used when you want to give the reader a really juicy fact.
Amazingly, Rhiswanozebtahs like to burrow and, therefore make their homes underground.
Here are some fronted adverbials you might like to use.
I would like you to invent some really juicy facts about the Rhiswanozebtah and start them with an adverb to engage the reader. Be creative. Write a minimum of six sentences.
Here's another challenge. Try questions 1-6
Click here to find the challenge.
Last Friday you drew a humpback whale.
Today I would like you to find out a minimum of 6 facts about the blue whale.
Look here. You will be amazed.