Welcome to Tuesday's home learning page Year 6. I hope you’re looking forward to getting stuck into your home learning activities today!
Pig Heart Boy (By Malorie Blackman)
It's finally time to read the next chapter of our class reader, Pig Heart Boy. I know you've been waiting eagerly to see what happens next in the story. This chapter is called Decision. This is a longer chapter so please read it carefully - lots happens!
Please read chapter 5 which you will find below. Enjoy!
Writing Task: Explanation Text
For the next few weeks we are going to be writing an explanation text – Why is blood so important?
Before half term in our topic work you researched and created a short presentation about blood. We will be using this knowledge to help us with our writing this week.
To remind yourself about what blood is and why it is so important, read the extract below.
Today we are going to write the introduction. Remember, this explanation text is to explain to the reader why this substance is vital, what it contains and why we need it to survive.
Your explanation should explain what blood is. Here is an example to help you with your own:
Why is blood so important?
Have you ever wondered what blood is? Or why it is so important? If so, read on to become an expert on this fascinating and crucial substance.
What is blood?
Blood is an essential part of the circulatory system. It is a red liquid which is pumped around the body by the heart. It circulates through a network of blood vessels (veins, arteries and capillaries). The average human has approximately 4.5 - 5.5 litres of blood within their bodies.
Art: Frida Kahlo
Today we are going to be starting our art project. For this lesson you will learn about Frida Kahlo and analyse some of her work.
Look through the slides to learn about this artist, to look at her work and learn more about what makes her artwork so special.
Use the information you have just read to create a Social Media profile about Frida Kahlo. This is just like an artist study that we normally do in class but with a fun twist!
This day in history: 1953
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey, London. She is the longest running monarch to date.