This weeks English task is to write a poem about the rainforest using your knowledge of the five senses and noun phrases.
A noun phrase is writing tool used to add description. It consists of an adjective (describing word) followed by a noun (person, place or thing).
The example below also uses alliteration. This is where the two words begin with the same letter.
Deep in the middle of the jungle, is Keith’s refreshment shack. Here is his price list. Can you solve these questions below?
Make it Monday
Today in the US it is ‘Smile Power Day’. Whilst it isn’t traditionally celebrated in the UK, we feel that everybody needs to remember at the moment to keep smiling, so this is the theme of the day!
For your task today, can you make a variety of different smiley emojis using any resources you like? Some ideas may include balloons, collage, paint, sewing – anything you like!
What plants need to grow.
This week, we would like you to research and record what plants need to grow! Why do they need each of these things?
What do you think will happen if one of these things are taken away?
Try this experiment at home (cress seeds are a great option to use – place them in cups with cotton wool or soil).
Extension – If you wanted to go further you could see what would happen to a plant with NO soil and NO water (in a dark cupboard).
Wonderful World Wednesday
‘Trade’ is very important for the world. If you do not know what trade means, finding the definition would be a great place to start for this week’s task. (see useful link below)
Can you put these items in the correct location where they come from?
To complete this activity, you need to make two decisions…
1. What do you notice about where the countries are?
2. Are there some countries which seem to produce more than others?
3. Why do you think the UK have to get some of these products from other countries?
4. What products do you think the UK could produce to sell to other countries?
On Sunday, Father’s Day is traditionally celebrated across the UK.
Your challenge today is to make a card or write a letter to a very important person in your life – it could be your father, or it could anybody else who is very special to you.
Today is International Yoga day!
So for your challenge today we would like you to get active, but to also relax your bodies!
Have a go at one or all of these activities!