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On Monday, we had a look at animals that live in the Arctic and Antarctica, and compared the two. 

I would like you to have a look through the information texts and create your own poster based on one Arctic animal. 

I would like you to put facts about your Arctic animal on your poster and make it lovely and colourful! 

Today, I would like you to have a look at the animals that live in Antarctica and write me a fact file about one animal of your choice. Remember to make it informative! 

We have looked closely at Polar Regions and delved into the continent of Antarctica.. Today, we are going to look at the other continents of the world. Firstly, we are going to explore more deeply what a continent is and then by the end of the lesson we will be able to name the 7 continents and perhaps a few facts about each. 

Listen to the PowerPoint which is me introducing each continent and then have a go at the tasks above. 


Yesterday, we made a start on the continents of the world. We learnt that there are 7 continents and these are surrounded by oceans. Today, we are going to look at the oceans of the world. We will be able to name them and locate them on a map. I would like you to watch the short BBC clip and have a go at the game I have attached. Then can you label a blank world map (attached) with continents and oceans. 

13th January - Green Zone

14th January - Penguin Research

Use the internet or a range of books to find out about penguins. We already know from our Lost and Found book that come from the South Pole. Can you pretend you're a researcher and find as much information about them as you can e.g. how are they adapted to living in their environment? What do they eat? 

You can either make an information leaflet or you can create a video where you are reporting to viewers everything you have found. Be creative

18th January RE

Go and sit in your garden or somewhere where you feel calm and peaceful. I would like you to draw and label what you see and enjoy. Then, can you write 3 sentences about the pictures you have drawn?

This is your topic work for the week. Listen to the PowerPoint/supporting BBC clip and then complete the following activities. 

20th January - Green Zone (planned by Mrs Booker)

If you cannot find stones, you can use any objects from in and around your house.

25th January - Arctic Art (inspired by Ted Harrison)

26th January - Purple Mash

Once you have logged on and are on the homepage, click onto 'topics' and then find 'polar regions' (with the icon of a snow cloud). Then, go to 'animals in Antarctica' in the paint project subheading. Use your computing skills to create your own drawings of the animals that live in Antarctica. I'm looking forward to seeing them!

27th January - Green Zone

1st February - R.E (planned by Mrs. Cox)

Jesus taught 'forgive and you will be forgiven'. Write these words on a piece of paper and draw cartoons of why people might need to be forgiven e.g. people arguing or being unkind. 

2nd February - Polar Food Chains

1. Watch the clip explaining what a food chain is. 

2. Have a go at the challenge where you can make your own food chain.

3. Make your own polar food chain using the document attached.

2nd February - Green Zone (planned by Mrs Booker)

Go through the PowerPoint which will tell you all about Inuit people and then fill out the worksheet. 


After you have done that, I would like you to come up with a design for your own igloo.