In Year 5 English homework is set on a Thursday and handed in by the following Monday. Please ensure that all work is completed to the high standard of presentation and content we would expect in the classroom.
During your time at home over the next few weeks we would like you to create a project with facts and information about deforestation. We would like you to include the following information:
- What is deforestation?
- Why is it occurring? Research the following reasons for deforestation and write a paragraph on each - Logging, cattle ranching, mining, palm oil and urbanisation.
- What are the impacts of deforestation? Find information on the effects of deforestation on the water cycle, climate change, tribes, environment, and animals.
- Consider the arguments for and against deforestation from the perspectives of:
Loggers, fast-food chains, environmental managers, governments
Conservationists, indigenous people, pharmacists,
How you present this work is entirely up to you, be creative if you can.
Use a variety of resources to help you research this issue;
- Family discussions
Please complete two pages of MA unless you are told otherwise by your class teacher.
In Year 5 children are required to complete 2 MA tests per week, unless told otherwise. This will be set on a Thursday and handed in by the following Tuesday at the latest. It is imperative that all corrections are completed before starting a new test. However, if your child is struggling to correct these, they should feel free to ask his/her teacher for any help required.
Please find below the spellings for Year 5 for the Autumn, Spring and Summer Terms. We would appreciate if you would spend time helping your child to practise these using a variety of spelling strategies in preparation for our tests at the end of each term.