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Year 5 Homework – Block 2 Autumn/Spring

Children will be given homework each week linked to our topic and science lessons. This may be in the form of research, photographs or a creative homework.  Our next topic is all about the rainforest. Reading, spellings and times tables will continue to be an important part of our homework.

 

Task

Hand in date

Task 1

 

Rainforest Reading Comprehension.

Read the information about the rainforest and some of the layers we can find in the rainforest and answer the questions.

Tuesday November 6th

(After the half term.) 

Task 2

Write an acrostic poems spelling out the word rainforest or the name of a rainforest. E.g. amazon

A ll around me the cries of the creatures,
M any animals to be seen, many animals remain hidden,
A

Z
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N

Tuesday November 13th 

Task 3

The rainforest is home to millions of plants, animals and insects. Your job is to choose just one that interest you and find out some information about that creature.

 

You need to create a fact file to show people what the animal looks like, tell them what it eats and where it lives. Use these subheadings to help you structure you fact file: What does it look like? Where does it live? What food does it eat? Is it a predator or prey? Is it a nocturnal creature? Lifespan? Number of young? An interesting fact.

 

You can draw a picture to go with your fact file and label different parts of your creature.

Tuesday 20th November

 

Task 4

Rainforest deforestation reading comprehension. Read the information about the problems facing the rain forest and answer the questions.

Tuesday 27th November

Task 5

Look up a famous naturalist (e.g. Charles Darwin, Dian Fossey, Steve Irwin, Terri Irwin, David Attenborough, Steve Backshall) and record some facts about them for example:

Why are they famous? How did they become naturalists? What have they done? What do they do? What made them become naturalists? What are they known for? What is their favourite memory/animal? Have they written any books? Really push yourself to find out some unique information about these people.

Tuesday 11th December

Task 6

The rainforest is home to millions of plants, animals and insects. Imagine a new species of animal or insect has been discovered in the rainforest. No-one has ever seen it before!

 

You need to create a fact file to show people what the animal looks like, tell them what it eats and where it lives. Use these subheadings to help you structure you fact file: What does it look like? Where does it live? What food does it eat? Is it a predator or prey? Is it a nocturnal creature? Lifespan? Number of young? An interesting fact.

 

You can draw a picture to go with your fact file and label different parts of your creature.

Tuesday 18th December

Task 7

Draw the brazil flag in your book and colour it in before finding out ten facts about Brazil by researching on the internet, from a book or at the library.  Challenge yourself to find ten really interesting facts which have taken you by surprise or impressed you when you have read them.

Tuesday 8th January (After Christmas hoidays.) 

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