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English

Our learning this week in English is about Ancient Greece. This week, the children will explore Greek Gods, Greek myths and Greek monsters leading up to writing their own monster vs. hero fight scene.

 

Read, watch and listen to the Greek myth ‘Theseus and the Minotaur’. Read:

Text only version of Theseus and the Minotaur (e2bn.org)

Watch:

Theseus and the Minotaur | Ancient Greek Mythology Stories | - YouTube

Listen:

3. Theseus and the Minotaur - BBC Teach

Go back to the text

Text only version of Theseus and the Minotaur (e2bn.org)

and use WordHippo

Thesaurus and Word Tools | WordHippo

to investigate any words which you are unsure of. Write synonyms of these words and a definition.

Re-write the story using a maximum of 500 words. Every word counts so make sure you use exciting vocabulary and a range of sentences to excite and interest your reader.

 

Maths

For Maths, these are the Power Maths tasks for Year 5 or 6. 

Art

 

Our topic in Art is going to be all about art illusions. Today's lesson is an introduction of the topic. Read through the slides and then have a go at the tasks on the worksheets. When you do the tasks, choose a challenge: either A or B, C or D, E or F. You can do one, two or three challenges. When you have completed the first challenge, have a go at creating some name art, using your knowledge of vanishing points. There are some ideas to help you.

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