Term 5 Home Learning
It is now term 5 and we have very much settled back into school life. This term we will be looking to explore the topic 'Sow, Grow and Farm', this is a Geography based topic. We will learn about allotments in the UK and how the government encouraged people to have these in order to support food rationing during the Second World War.
We will have the opportunity to learn about farming in the UK and the techniques used in modern farming, including the challenges that farmers face. We will explore the benefits of eating seasonally and about the pros and cons of importing food. We will also learn about world farming and how the different climate zones affect where different foods can be grown
We will learn about food webs and animal life cycles, including how living things are dependent on one another within a habitat. We will investigate the different ways that plants reproduce and will dissect flowering plants to identify the different structures.
This term we are going to learn about the ancient Egyptians and Egypt.
Write down all the knowledge that you already have about Egypt. Present this as a poster and take a photograph of it.
Think about some questions you may have? What do you want to find out?
Last term we explored square and cubed numbers.
Try the attached number pyramids.
Imagine you are an explorer.
Where would you like to go and why?
What would you need to take with you?
What school values would you use?
Draw yourself as an explorer and show the answers to these questions around your picture.
During term 2 the children will be learning about the First World War. We are exploring the causes of war and what it was like for the young men fighting in the trenches. Below are some useful resources for you to access.