Carrie’s War

Listen to Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden. We will be studying extracts from this story as part of our project, A Child’s War.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p041ybgj

carries-war

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The Hobbit – Chapter 4

This week, we will be studying and discussing chapter 4 in detail.

Listen to the chapter again and think about:

What happens in this chapter? What might happen to Bilbo next?

Think about the theme of light and dark. What colours are mentioned in this chapter?

Challenge: Summarise the events of the chapter (max 100 words)

The Galapagos Islands

Take a trip to the Galapagos Islands on Google maps.

  1. Where are the Galapagos Islands?
  2. How were they created?
  3. What is it like there? (Climate, scenery etc…)
  4. What wildlife inhabits the islands? (Fauna)
  5. What grows there? (Flora)
  6. Why was Darwin so interested in the islands?

http://www.scienceforkidsclub.com/galapagos-islands.html

http://www.fun-facts.org.uk/wonders_of_world/galapagos_islands.htm

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/galapagosislands.html