Year 6 Learning Log

Autumn 2

Learning log links, resources & suggested activities:

Year 6 Autumn Term 2

Has there ever been a better time to live here?

Websites:

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/timeline.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/launch_tl_british.shtml

http://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/FashionthroughtheAges/

http://www.britannia.com/history/timelines.html

The ‘woodlands junior’ website has pages on different time periods in British history.

Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJh5_gdEjb4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8FduXJ_2wE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NK6uYUSiTXE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daqq9UCkUI4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDAPaEVr1Hk

Suggested Activities:

  • Mind maps of different eras eg. the Victorian times, the 1980s, the 1960s, Celtic times etc.
  • Diary writing as a person from a different era.
  • Researching different features of different eras eg. science, fashion, food, leisure activities etc.
  • Persuasive speech about which era was the best time to live here.
  • Predicting how things will change in the future- design technology for the future.

 

Resources:

Mind map template http://www.mymindmap.net/pdf/Mind_Map_Template_Mulit_Rounded.pdf

Help on writing a persuasive speech http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/writing/argument/read/1/

Diary writing checklist http://www.primaryworks.co.uk/product_img/Whose%20Diary%2015_1393170384.jpg

 

Pilgrimage

Websites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/z84dtfr/revision

http://www.spiritualtravels.info/articles-2/christian-pilgrimage-sites-around-the-world/

http://request.org.uk/life/spirituality/places-of-pilgrimage/

http://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/visit/pilgrimage/

http://www.walsinghamanglican.org.uk/the_shrine/why_pilgrimage.htm

Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkhHBbvtjV8

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-37319588

http://request.org.uk/life/spirituality/pilgrimage/

Suggested Activities:

  • Fact files about different pilgrimage sites.
  • Compare different religion’s pilgrimage traditions.
  • Plan out a pilgrimage.

 

Art & Music about Christmas

Websites:

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/dec/05/the-10-best-christmas-story-paintings

http://www.jesus-story.net/painting_birth_christ.htm

https://www.carols.org.uk/

http://www.whychristmas.com/customs/carols_history.shtml

Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQhslZxHvcs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Hhc-68WuWI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbSHDrWUTsw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S11uT200-Ao

 

Suggested activities:

  • Write your own Christian Christmas song or carol.
  • Create your own Christmas art work.
  • Design a Christmas card.
  • Write the nativity story from a one of the character’s points of view.

Resources:

Christmas templates http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/christmas-templates

Nativity story board http://sbt.blob.core.windows.net/storyboards/weirc/the-story-of-the-nativity.png