Year 6 Learning Log

Autumn 1

Choose a topic to create a piece of creative work at home. Use the links to help you with information.

 

Why do some creatures no longer exist?

Websites:

http://www.ducksters.com/animals/how_animals_become_extinct.php

http://www.animalfactguide.com/animal-facts/

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/adaptation.htm

http://www.historybits.com/charles-darwin.htm

http://www.kids-dinosaurs.com/

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/countries/madagascar.html

http://www.fossilsforkids.com/

Videos:

The Beagle Voyage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOcQiljuTdg

Evolution https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhHOjC4oxh8

Natural Selection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SCjhI86grU

Adaptations song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6iiuFj5hzo

Suggested Activities:

  • Darwin Fact File
  • Labelled diagrams of animals with their adaptations
  • A map of Darwin’s Beagle Voyage
  • Diagrams of Darwin’s theory
  • Drawings of fossils
  • Diagram of how fossils are formed
  • Dinosaur pictures
  • Mind maps
  • Holiday brochure about Madagascar

Resources:

Holiday brochure layout- https://twinkl.co.uk/image/resource_preview_xlarge/T-T-18930-Editable-Holiday-Brochure-Template_ver_1.jpg

Mindmap template- http://www.mymindmap.net/pdf/Mind_Map_Template_Mulit_Rounded.pdf

Help drawing animals- http://how2drawanimals.com/

 

Buddhism

Websites:

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/religion/buddhism.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/religion/buddhism/buddha_day.shtml

Videos:

The Life of Buddha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsN7NLs-0jI

The 8 step path https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLS81XFzaWw

Nirvana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Irzs1Dtppc

Suggested Activities:

  • Mind map
  • Drawing and labelling the symbols
  • Drawing a Buddhist shrine
  • Story map of the life of Buddha

Resources:

Mindmap template- http://www.mymindmap.net/pdf/Mind_Map_Template_Mulit_Rounded.pdf

Story map template- http://www.hazelwriter.com/blank-flow-chart/best-blank-process-flow-chart-template-free-download/

Black History Month

Websites:

http://www.timeforkids.com/minisite/black-history-month

http://www.familyeducation.com/entertainment-and-activities/black-history-month

http://www.woojr.com/kids-poems-for-black-history-month/

Suggested activities:

  • Biography of a famous black person
  • Timeline of Civil Rights Movement
  • Poetry

Resources:

How to write a biography- http://www.macmillanreaders.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/biographyWorksheetElementary.pdf