Monday 15th June 2020
- Watch Sinking of the Titanic clip – only up to 6:30 mins (see link on task sheet)
- Write down key facts about the sinking as you watch.
- Imagine you are a news reporter in 1912 and you have just received the information that Titanic has sunk. Write a news report explaining to your readers the events of the tragedy.
Maths: E-learning task: Adding 3 or more fractions by first finding the LCD (on ‘The Maths Factor’ website)
Paper task: Adding 3 fractions by finding the LCD
Tuesday 16th June 2020
- Read the information page titled ‘Why did the Titanic sink?’ – only read page one (see link or paper copy)
- After reading each account of who was to blame, decide who you think was responsible for the sinking – this may be one person or a combination of a few people.
- Imagine you have been asked to join a debate about who was to blame for the sinking of Titanic. Write down who you think was/were responsible giving your reasons.
Maths: E-learning task: Adding and subtracting 3 or more fractions by first finding the LCD (on ‘The Maths Factor’ website)
Paper task: Adding and subtracting 3 or more fractions by first finding the LCD
Wednesday 17th June 2020
- Read about notable passengers who were on board Titanic in Molly Brown and Eleven Other Famous Titanic Passengers (see link or printed text)
- Select two of the passengers you have read about that interest you the most.
- Create a fact file for these two passengers – giving the main facts about their journey on board.
Maths: E-learning task: Improper fractions
(on ‘The Maths Factor’ website)
Paper task: Improper fractions
Thursday 18th June 2020
- Think about these two subjects in relation to Titanic.
For each subject, write two adjectives, three verbs and two nouns, which link to these topics.
- Once you have chosen your nouns, adjectives and verbs, use these to create a ‘diamante poem’.
Maths: E-learning task: Converting an improper fraction into a mixed number (on ‘The Maths Factor’ website)
Paper task: Converting an improper fraction to a mixed number
Friday 19th June 2020
- Use all you have read over the past two weeks about Titanic to create either of these two writing outcomes:
- Non chronological report
See task sheet for more information on both.
Paper task: Arithmetic: Twinkl Test 4
To prepare you for this you can also practise your Arithmetic skills on https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/mental-maths