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Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Home learning – Tuesday 2nd February


Choose 6 words from the Year 5/6 statutory word list. You could choose 6 words that you have never heard of before or 6 that you know you find difficult to spell (see list attached below). If you can, get someone to test you on your spelling of your chosen words and then work together to come up with ways to help you to spell these words accurately. If you have time, choose other words and practise spelling them by using pyramid words, writing them in rainbow colours or tracing around the words to familiarise yourself with the shape of the letters.



Read chapter 8 of Journey to the river sea and answer the comprehension questions.



Today you will be re-reading the lagoon section of chapter 7. You will be making notes on the sights and sounds passed on the way to lagoon. You will also be writing a short audio guide. One of the Year 6 teachers will guide you through the lesson – see the video PowerPoint. Also, have a listen to an example audio guide from the British Library here.



Today, you are going to be learning how to convert metric measures. Click here https://vimeo.com/504805400 to access the White Rose video. A PowerPoint version has also been attached below. Complete the fluency, reasoning and problem solving – see resources below.



Watch the videos: What is evolution? - BBC Bitesize and this link as well.


Read through the information, attached below, to give you an understanding of the evolution of humans. There is a quiz at the end of the information pdf. Make a note of your answers and upload to your portfolio. Look at the pictures of a modern human and an Australopithecus Afarensis. Compare the similarities and differences between the two.


A word search has also been included below to remind you of some of the topic words that you need to be familiar with.


There are lots of interesting video clips on the BBC Bitesize website. If you have some spare time, please check them out by clicking the link: Adaptation, inheritance and evolution - KS2 Science - BBC Bitesize