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Wednesday

Literacy

 

Today we will be exploring deforestation and the arguments surrounding it.

Read through the Deforestation Introduction to learn more about what it means and the effects it has on people, plants and wildlife.

Read through the Deforestation sorting cards – can you sort these into arguments for and against deforestation? You don’t have to print and cut them. You can either discuss these with an adult or write them down.

Finally, complete the effects of deforestation activity sheet. Use the internet to research additional effects of deforestation.

What do you think about deforestation? Should it carry on? Why/Why not?

Maths

 

Today, we are learning about pounds and pence. Have a look at home if you have any spare change. Do you know the name of each coin?

 

After you have finished the activity today, have a look at a receipt from a recent shopping trip. How many different ways could you pay for the shopping? Think about using notes too.

Guided Reading

 

Follow up questions 1

Complete Questions 1-6 of the answer booklet. Remember to have the text beside you or open on the screen so that you can refer back to it after you have read each question. Even when you think you know or remember the answer, always check it back in the text!

Science

 

Today we will be learning about vertebrates and invertebrates.

 

Read through the lesson introduction and powerpoint. This will help you to understand what a vertebrate is and which animal groups are vertebrates.

 

Select one of the pictures from the photo sorting cards (Remember that this doesn’t need to be printed, just looked at). Can you follow the classification chart (Activity sheet) to work out which animal group it belongs to? Have a go with several different animals, until you feel confident following the classification chart.

Then, use the rest of the Powerpoint to help you to create your own classification key – remember that this can be written into your book.

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