Friday 12th February
Write your two final paragraph about Diet and a conclusion.
In your diet paragraph, you might want to include:
- Whether they are a herbivore, omnivore or carnivore
- What do they eat?
- How do they hunt/ forage?
- How are they adapted to eat what they eat (e.g. do they have long teeth, are their necks very long etc)
- Summarise what you have written in your other paragraphs
- What is the future for your animal? Is it endangered?
Then, put all your paragraphs together. Make sure you use a title, sub headings, pictures, captions, did you know fact boxes etc.
Watch the video and complete the activity – use the knowledge organiser to help you.
Complete the quiz in assignments – don't use the knowledge organiser.
Optional activity – shadow puppets:
Thursday 11th February
To write an opening paragraph and a paragraph about your animal’s appearance. Remember, you need to use all of the skills you learnt about when writing about Tigers!
In your opening paragraph, you need to include:
- What type of animal are they, e.g. mammal, amphibian etc?
- How many species are there?
- Which countries do they live in?
- Do they live together or are they solitary animals?
In your paragraph about appearance, you need to include:
- Size (what is their average height and weight)
- What do they look like?
- Do they have long fur, short fur, scales etc?
- How do they camouflage themselves?
- Do they have any other notable features, e.g. tusks, horns etc?
You need to include a variety of sentence types:
- fronted adverbials to create cohesion (therefore, even though, in addition, moreover)
- relative clauses
- a range of conjunctions (but, because, so etc)
- can you use a dash/ comma/ brackets to add parenthesis?
Complete comprehension about wolves (see below). Self mark using the back page.
Ordering Fractions, decimals and percentages: https://vimeo.com/497582311
Wednesday 10th February
To research and make notes about your own animal
Now that you have done your report about tigers, we would like you to think of another animal that you would like to learn more about. Maybe you have an animal in mind already, but, if not, use the link below to give you some ideas.
Click on the website and chose from one of the animal categories, browse a huge selection of different animals and find one that you would like to research
To make organised notes about your chosen animal. Read all about your animal and complete a mind map of facts.
One mind map can be all about their appearance
One mind map could be about their diet and habitat
You could also jot down three interesting facts that you could use in your report
REMEMBER – YOU MUST NOT JUST COPY AND PASTE FACTS. You must read carefully and write notes in your own words
HAND in Mind maps.
Equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages: https://vimeo.com/492474663
Reflection light experiment
(torch on a mobile phone could be used and silver foil can be used instead of a mirror)
Watch this video:
Complete this table with examples of materials:
Tuesday 9th February
To write the closing paragraph of a non-chronological report
In this lesson, we will write the closing paragraph of a non-chronological report about tigers. We will include a summary of the report and consider the future for this iconic animal.
To ‘publish’ your report about Tigers.
Take all the writing you have done so far about tigers and copy it all on to one document. Make it attractive to the reader by adding,
Photos and pictures with captions
Hand them in and the most eye-catching ones will be posted onto the school website.
Changing fractions to percentages: https://vimeo.com/492449530
Topic: Safer Internet Day
Watch this video.
Complete the activity (attached below)
Add to this padlet:
Answering the question ‘How do you know who to trust online?’
Monday 8th February
To learn about tigers' diet and habitat
In this lesson, we will learn about tigers' diet and habitat in preparation for writing a non-chronological report.
To write the diet paragraph of a non-chronological report
In this lesson, we will write the diet paragraph of a non-chronological report about tigers.
Understanding percentages: https://vimeo.com/492101741
Read the Fabulous Physics (Light) knowledge organiser (attached below).
Write 3 questions on Teams to test other people’s knowledge.
Answer 3 questions written by someone else.