Hi everyone! I hope that you are all OK at home. I know that you will be being kind and helpful to your parents too….it’s a strange time for everyone.
**Please just do what work you can and please please don’t worry if you don’t do it all. I’d rather give you lots to keep you busy than not enough. If you wish to do alternative activities, that is also absolutely fine. Just do what is right for your family situation. Also, if you get stuck or are unsure, please just ask me. **
Today’s activities are as follows:
Writing – Theme: Space
When following links online, parents should monitor that children are remaining on that page only and are keeping safe online.
Find out more about the moon by reading these sources. Jot down any facts that you find interesting:
Dr Maggie’s Grand Tour of the Solar System by Maggie Aderin-Pocock Pages 4-5 (attached below)
National Geographic Kids website - Facts About the Moon:
and Moon by Stewart Ross (Page 3) – (also attached below)
Imagine you have been asked by the BBC to join Professor Brian Cox on a CBBC TV special about Space. He has asked you to do a five minute presentation on the moon.
If you are unfamiliar with who Brian Cox is, here he is in action (scroll down to the video ‘How earth was created’):
When creating your presentation, consider these points:
Think about writing a script or key notes for your presentation - making sure you practise aloud so that it stays within the five minute limit.
- You may want to use a computer programme to create a presentation, such as PowerPoint, or design and create posters which you can refer to as you speak.
- Think about how to keep your audience engaged – maybe you could include some rhetorical questions which make your audience think more about your topic.
Once completed, have a go at performing it to someone in your house. If possible, you could also record it to send to your teacher.
Project – Plan a Summer Music Festival (Ongoing all week)
All week you will be sent tasks to help to plan your very own summer music festival. Look at the PowerPoint below for today’s tasks.
And as always, any questions please just ask.