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Home Learning Tasks W/B 1st June 2020

English Maths Science Topic 





Log into Bug Club. Read Maureen Haselhurst’s Saving a Sea Monster. Answer the following questions in your green book:


Chapter 1:

1.   What does the Redback look like?

2.   What is Dr Fielding’s job?

3.   What extra information do we learn about Ulf on pages 13 and 14?


Chapter 2:

1.     Write down the key details we learnt about the Venom Extractor. What will happen next?

2.     How did the Redback move when it saw Ulf in the water?

3.     How do we know what Ulf is feeling by the description of his movements?

4.     How does Ulf get himself free?


Chapter 3: So far in the story…

1.     How’s Orson described?

2.     Where did they go to collect the equipment they needed?

3.     What did Orson attach to the tentacles?

4.     What did the red shell break through?


Chapter 4:

1.     How is Ulf feeling at this stage?

2.     What word on page 50 tells us Dr Fielding is worried?

3.     How does Dr Fielding feel at the end of the chapter?Learn this week’s spellings: common misspellings. Practise on BugClub common misspellings.


Watch the explanation first and then complete all the levels of difficulty. This has been set into your

BugClub account.




Spend 15 minutes per day practising your times tables. Can you battle a friend?






































In previous weeks, we have been learning about digestion and human teeth. But… are animal teeth the same? Do all animals have the same type of teeth? Follow the links below to learn all about animal teeth:


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We’ve been learning in previous weeks about rivers. This week we are focusing on the River Thames.


Watch the video in the link before: Click here


Now, answer these questions in your green books:

1.     Where’s the source of the River Thames?

2.   What thing was placed to mark the beginning of the river?

3.  Why does the source move?

4.  Why is it important to know the level of the river?

5.    What do they use to measure the ground water?

6.  Why is it important to do this?

What happens to the ground as you get closer to the source of the River Thames?







































Grammar: Revision of parts of speech, capital letters and commas.


Follow the link below and solve the different

activities on the left side: grammar tutorial, noun explorer, adjective adventure, verb in space, magical capitals and comma chameleon. Click here

Refresh your memory about data on the BBC website. Click here

Then, assess your knowledge on the following websites:

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In your green books, answer the follow questions.


1.  Why do different animals have different teeth? What is the reason?


2.  What type of teeth is essential for a carnivore? And for an herbivore?


3.   What type of animals have similar teeth to humans? Why would that be?


4.   Why does the rabbit have large incisors?


5.   Why does the cat have such small incisors?


6.   Some animals have very special teeth. What can you tell me about sharks? And elephants?


7.   Look at this animal’s skull. What can you tell me about its diet? Which animal could this skull belong to?


Create a poster showing the wildlife in the River Thames. Use the links below to collect the key information.


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Based on Saving a Sea Monster, write a detailed description of the monster.


Include as many details as possible using at least one example of the following literary devices:

·         Metaphor

·         Simile

·         Onomatopoeia




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