Today is the last lesson on our Extreme Earth and I would like you today to write a descriptive overview of the natural processes we have looked at over the last few days. This should be presented in your best handwriting and should be a piece of writing you can feel proud of.
I would like you to write approximately 60 words per process (60 words on tornadoes, 60 words on volcanoes etc) but I would like you to draw on all of the creative writing you have done so far this week. Now is the time for you to magpie what you’ve already written but it is important that you take time to proofread, edit and improve it. I would also love to see some of you going one step further to include a descriptive piece about a process we haven’t particularly studied, for example a tsunami or a flood. This can be presented any way you want (you could write a short acrostic for each process, a free verse poem, a descriptive paragraph or even a poster). Remember the key is description, imagery and rich vocabulary. Just to help you out, I have uploaded a descriptive word map – this may give you some new ideas.
Today you are going to follow the BBC Bitesize lesson on Earthquakes; our final foray into our unit of Our Extreme Earth. When you have read all the information, I would like you to have a go at drawing a cross section diagram of what happens during an earthquake. As with the volcano task, I have included an example for you to use if you wish but please feel free to be creative and do your own (see pdf below).
I’m hoping you have enjoyed the learning this week. Don’t forget to send me some examples of your work so I can update the class page.
Keep up your daily reading and remember to log it in your home/school liaison book.
Well superstars, you’ve got through to Friday and today you have your last lesson on equivalent fractions. I have decided however to miss out the arithmetic paper today in favour of some online fun and games. You’ve worked so hard (I hope) that you deserve a bit of a treat. Plus we need to do flying!
So here is your last lesson with the National Centre for Excellence. Concentrate and do your best. Remember if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well!
Now that you’ve finished your lesson, I’d like you to spend 10 minutes revising and practising your times tables. Some of you will be on division facts and some of you who are zooming through counties need to focus on the specific task on your sheets. When you’re feeling confident, set an online timer and give yourself 3 minutes! Let me know how you get on! I’m hoping for at least half of you to fly this week!