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Thursday 2nd July 2020

Thursday 2nd July 2020.

 

Activities to complete today (if you can):

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/ 

 

Click on Week 10, Lesson 4 – Calculating angles around a point. Watch the video, do the activity, mark your answers. If you have any questions, or are struggling in some way – please get in contact with myself on Dojo and I will try my best to help you! The questions and answer sheets are on the ‘Attachments’ section of today’s work on our school class page.

 

(Remember – if this material to too hard for your child at this stage in their development or without the resources they would have access to in school – please do not worry about doing this. You are also welcome to try lower year group work if you feel this would be beneficial. Please contact me if you think this applies to yourself.)

 

p.s. Please message me to let me know when you have done your maths work – it is nice to see it, as I cannot see it like I could on Purple Mash. Thanks!

 

Writing Task – Explore what is in our Solar System, the famous ‘Space Race’ and the thrilling, true survival space story – Apollo 13. When following links online, parents should monitor that children are remaining on that page only and are keeping safe online.

 

Discover who Katherine Johnson was and her amazing life by reading these sources – making sure you jot down notes as you read: The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Johnson by Devika Jina: https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/book/16358/The-Extraordinary-Life-of-Katherine-Johnson-by-Devika-Jina.html (You will need to become a member of LoveReading4Kids. Membership is free).

 

Fantastically Great Women who Worked Wonders by Kate Pankhurst (Page 1): https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/book/16600/Fantastically-Great-Women-Who-Worked-Wonders-Gift-Edition-by-Kate-Pankhurst.html (You will need to become a member of LoveReading4Kids. Membership is free).

 

NASA website: Who was Katherine Johnson? https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/nasa-knows/who-was-katherine-johnson-k4

 

Task - Based on what you have read, select one of the following two tasks:

• Biography – Write a short biography about Katherine’s life. Remember to write your biography in chronological order (from Katherine’s birth up until her death), selecting the key dates and facts about her life.

Or

• Comic strip – Design and create a comic strip about Katherine’s life. Make sure you plan out the story for your comic first – thinking about how many sections you want to split the story into, what captions you’ll have to add to the comic and the pictures you will draw.

 

Remember, if you are not sure or need any help with anything on here – just contact myself on Dojo.

 

Thanks,

 

Mr Scott

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