Extension & Enrichment Activities

  

Our topic this term is all about 'Making Waves'.

Use these websites below to find out about Coasts, Ocean Giants and the Isles of Scilly (where our class book, 'Why the Whales Came' is set): 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z7wj6sg/resources/1 

http://www.3dgeography.co.uk/coastal-geography

http://www.onegeology.org/extra/kids/earthprocesses/coasts.html

http://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/coast/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/z8tyr82

https://www.visitislesofscilly.com

http://www.scillyonline.co.uk/index.php

http://www.cornwall-online.co.uk/islesofscilly/Welcome.html

http://www.whale-world.com/facts-about-whales-for-kids/

http://www.ngkids.co.uk/animals/Humpback-Song

http://uk.whales.org/whales-and-dolphins/facts-about-whales

 

Suggestions for aspects of this topic to research...

Species of Whales

Narwhals

Isles of Scilly

Coastal erosion

Hallsands disaster

Types of beaches

Human effects on coasts

Physical effects on coasts

Coasts around the world

(you could present your findings as a leaflet, poster, mini-book or even a powerpoint presentation!):

 

Our Science units this term are Life Cycles and Properties of Materials.

 

 

 

Write a review of a book you have finished reading:

Book Review.pdf

Remember to use your Extras book to record your reading.

Use the cards below to question what you have read! 

New question stems reading 2016 for parents.docx

The Classics!

KS2-Childrens-classics-book-list..docx

 

Keep improving your mental maths skills on http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/mental-maths

Times tables practise:

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/timestable/

 

The document below is a collection of Mental Maths Tests to assess your skills.

Year 5 Mental Maths Tests.pdf

Here are some useful activities to help you practise percentages:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/number/percentages/read/1/ 

http://sport.maths.org/content/3-2-1-go-football-scoring-challenge-ks2/