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Year 6 Homework – Block 3 Spring 2019 – Earth and Beyond!

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 Earth and Beyond. Reading, spellings and timetables – remember they can log into Times Tables Rockstars at home, will continue to be an important part of our homework.

 

Task

Hand in date

Task 1

 

The Earth – Reading Comprehension

 

Tuesday 29th January

Task 2

Tuesday 5th February is Chinese New Year

Find out about the celebrations happening in Newcastle this year.

Design a poster or information sheet about them.

Tuesday 5th February 

Task 3

Recently, China launched a space mission and landed a space craft on the moon.

Use the internet to find out about this mission and record at least ten facts about it.

Why is this mission significant? When was it? What have they been the first to do? What have they managed to grow? What has been the response of other countries such as the USA?

Tuesday 12th February

 

Task 4

The Sun – Reading Comprehension

Tuesday 26th February (after half term)

Task 5

Choose one of the planets in our solar system and write me a fact file about this planet. Include an illustration of this planet alongside your fact file. Think about: size, meaning of name, distance from sun, how long it takes to orbit, name and number of moons, an interesting fact, temperatures, when it was discovered and by who, what it is made of and what the atmosphere of the planet is like.

Tuesday 5th March

Task 6

Tuesday 12th February is Shrove Tuesday – ‘Pancake Day’

Find a recipe for pancakes. Write it out making sure you write it as a good set of instructions – you could illustrate it.

Perhaps have a go at making them!

Tuesday 12th March

Task 7

Imagine a new planet has been discovered in the solar system. No-one has ever seen it before!

 

You need to create a fact file for this planet like you did in task 5. Use these subheadings to help you structure your fact file: Think about: size, meaning of name, distance from sun, how long it takes to orbit, name and number of moons, an interesting fact, temperatures, when it was discovered and by who, what it is made of and what the atmosphere of the planet is like.

 

You can draw a picture of your planet to go with your fact file.

Tuesday 19th March

Task 8

The Moon – Reading Comprehension

Tuesday 26th March

 

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