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Summer Term 2 Home Learning

Over the next four weeks I will be setting task for you to try. 

Week Beginning 13th July 2020-

Art- Oh I do like to be beside the seaside

 ACTIVITY 1

 Research paintings of the sea or the coast.

Create your own PowerPoint of the painting you have found

ACTIVITY 2

Draw a lighthouse or a beach house using images found

 

ACTIVITY 3

Create your own seascape picture using pencils, collage or paint

 

 

 

Week Beginning 6th July 2020-

History- Oh I do like to be beside the seaside

 ACTIVITY 1

 Write a paragraph entitled  

A Holiday is... 

 

ACTIVITY 2

Research 'The Grand Tour' which took place between 1660-1820

 

 

ACTIVITY 3

Create a PowerPoint on purple mash about the Victorian holiday in Blackpool.

ACTIVITY 4

Find photographs of Victorian seaside holidays and create your own collage

 

 

Week Beginning 29th June 2020-

Geography- Oh I do like to be beside the seaside

 ACTIVITY 1

 

Research the following questions and create a mind map with other questions 

Where is Blackpool located? 

What other towns and villages are there nearby?  What do we already know about Blackpool? What are our opinions of Blackpool? On what do we base those opinions?  What do we want to find out about Blackpool? Why is Blackpool popular? How long has Blackpool been popular as a tourist destination?  

Go to the website:

digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk

login details

username: bbq4qg

password: gnuids1482

Step1: in the search box type in Blackpool Lancashire

Step 2: click on image search button and look at the images of Blackpool

 

ACTIVITY 2

Locate Blackpool on a large scale Ordnance Survey map using digimap website from activity 1.Look at the town and the surrounding area, what human and physical features can you see? Can yousee railway lines, tramlines, shops, amusement parks? How else is land used in the area? Are the features natural (physical) or man-made (human)? 

 

Step 1

Go to the website:

digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk

login details

username: bbq4qg

password: gnuids1482

Step 2: in the search box type in Blackpool Lancashire

Step 3: use the key button on the left hand side tool bar and identify human and physical features on the map. e.g Railway station: human feature and River:physical feature

Step 4: Use the drawing tools to add a text box where you see these features

 

 

 

ACTIVITY 3

How can we tell what the distances on the map are? For example, how far is it from North Pier to South Pier on the map?

Step 1: Go to the website:

digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk

login details

username: bbq4qg

password: gnuids1482

Step 2: in the search box type in Blackpool Lancashire

Step 3: Use the measuring tool to find the distance from the North to the South pier

 

 

ACTIVITY 4

 

What did Blackpool look like in the past?

tep 1: Go to the website:

digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk

login details

username: bbq4qg

password: gnuids1482

Step 2: in the search box type in Blackpool Lancashire

Step 3:Click on the map selector button and select the map fom the 1950s and 1890s. Compare them to the map of Blackpool today.

Use the slide at the top of the box to see how lackpool changed over the years.

 

 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 22nd June 2020-

SCIENCE- Health and Growth

 ACTIVITY 1

 

Watch this clip from BBC bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrffr82/articles/ztsqfcw 

Create a collage or poster illustrating Healthy Living

 

ACTIVITY 2

Research what is meant by a balanced diet.

Create a  balanced diet menu for a week 

 

 

ACTIVITY 3

Research and create a fact sheet about different forms of exercise and the benefits

 

ACTIVITY 4

Watch Scaredy Squirrel at night by Melanie Watt on YouTube 

Children to write your own story of create a cartoon strip about a creature who does not sleep and the consequences of their actions 

 

 

 

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