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Home Learning Blog - Friday, 9th October


LO: Determining lengths of time from a timetable

Complete the maths sheet relating to an airport departure schedule. Use the counting up method to determine the lengths of time it takes to travel between different cities.


LO: Writing a free verse poem

Use your plan from yesterday to write a free verse poem about space. Use the video from yesterday to guide your poem. Be sure to use interesting creative language and poetic language.


LO: Days and nights

Watch these videos: Video 1  and Video 2 

Write an explanation of why the Earth experiences days and nights. Be sure to answer:

  • What causes days and nights on Earth?
  • What is the difference between orbit and roatation?
  • What causes the seasons?
  • How long does it take for the Earth to rotate once?
  • How long does it take for the Earth to make one complete orbit of the Sun?

Draw a diagram showing how the Earth experiences days and nights.

That's it for today! Enjoy the weekend :)

Mr Lindsay