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Tuesday 19th January 2021

Home learning – Tuesday 19th January


Spelling – Explore words ending in the suffix ‘tial’ and ‘cial’, you could use your spelling list, from Monday, to help you. Use the table below to set out your investigations:



Root word


Why ‘-cial’ or ‘-tial’?







Read Chapter 6 of Seeds of doom and the answer the multiple choice questions. Have a go at the ‘Challenge questions’ – see resources below.



Have you finished your research? Take some time to finish it if you need to, then you will be ready to present your ideas in a non-chronological report. Follow the steps on the PowerPoint below and use the report writing template for support if needed. Remember to turn your notes into proper sentences written by you.



Today, you are going to be learning how to convert fractions to percentages. Click here https://vimeo.com/492449530 to access the White Rose video. A PowerPoint version has also been attached below. Complete the fluency, reasoning and problem solving – see resources below.



Lesson 4 - Find out about the British fossil collector and palaeontologist, Mary Anning. Watch the video by clicking on the link KS1 / KS2: Mary Anning - BBC Teach and answer the question:


How did the discovery of fossils change the Victorians' thinking about the past? 


Gather some more information about Mary Anning by watching the videos and reading the information on the following website (click the link): Mary Anning - Fossil hunter - BBC Bitesize.

Think about Anning’s life and choose from one of the following tasks:


  • Write a biography about Mary Anning’s life
  • Create a poster presentation about her life
  • Produce a fact file on Mary Anning


Optional Challenge task

Locate the area where Mary Anning carried out her work on a map and find out why it has such a wealth of fossils.