Darwin’s Delights

Week beginning 9.11.20

History – create a timeline of Charles Darwin’s life from birth to death with important dates, events and milestones in between.

Science – match the bird to its chosen food. Think carefully about what type of beak would be suitable for each food. https://vle.stlukescatholicprimary.org.uk/courses/key-stage-2-science/lessons/bird-beak-adaptations/

Grammar – proof reading: https://www.naturalcurriculum.co.uk/year-6-grammar-lessons/proofreading/six-plumed-bird-of-paradise/screen-1/

Geography – research Charles Darwin’s route on the HMS Beagle using https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapTour/index.html?appid=dee8797954fe4526953075225c26646c Can you plot his route on a map of the World?

Writing – one of the places Charles Darwin visited on the HMS Beagle was the Galapagos Islands https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SYyHiot-lE Can you research the Galapagos Islands and make notes ready for a diary entry as if you are Charles Darwin. Think about your senses: what can you see, hear, smell, feel, taste?

Maths – watch the PowerPoint and complete the activities at the end on comparing and ordering fractions. https://vle.stlukescatholicprimary.org.uk/courses/year-6-maths/lessons/comparing-and-ordering-fractions/