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Week 4: 22/06/20

Mythical Creatures



smiley Read a story about mythical creatures.  It might contain mermaids, unicorns, dragons or ogres.

smiley Listen to a story about mythical beasts

    The Little Mermaid

    George and the dragon

    Uni the Unicorn

smiley Choose a mythical beast and draw or paint your character.  Add adjectives (describing words).  Does it have long, sharp, green claws? Maybe it has a pointy, coned shaped horn. 

smiley Use your drawing and labelled descriptions to create a character description of your mythical creature.



This week we will be looking into different types of measurements. We will be covering measurements associated with length and using centimetres and metres.

When measuring mass we will be using the units of grams and kilograms.

smiley White rose maths - measurement

smiley BBC Bitesize - videos on measurement

smiley Can you measure objects in your home using a ruler or a tape measure? Maybe you could measure the plants in your garden or measure your family? Who is the tallest? What is the difference between the tallest and shortest person in your family? Can you find out how many centimetres are in a metre?

smiley The best way to explore mass is by cooking! Can you measure out the ingredients using a set of scales? Work with a grown up to follow the recipe and to use the oven. Can you find out how many grams are in a kilogram?



Creative ideas

smiley Make a paper plate mermaid.

smiley Learn how to draw an ogre.

smileyDesign your own mythical creature. Which two different animals will you use? Will it be a human and another animal? What will it's magical power be?


smileyLearn a song about mythical beasts.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8GoCW3jXjg Mermaid song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaKDOYTZbJg  Shrek inspired.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oms0dzZIZJ0 How to train a dragon song with lyrics.