# Monday, 6th July

Good morning Sycamore!

Daily Home Learning Blog – Monday, 6th July

Good morning Sycamore class. I hope you had a nice weekend! I know you’re excited to get started on your home learning activities, so let’s jump right in.

English

LO: Writing a magazine article

• https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zyx3hcw
• Watch and listen closely to both videos. There are also written extracts of both videos if you prefer to read.
• Please complete Activity 3 only. You will be writing a magazine article about Katherine Johnson and her contributions to space exploration.
• Make sure to include the key information that people would be most interested to know about.
• Be sure to come up with a catchy title – maybe think about using an alliteration!

Maths

LO: Regular and irregular polygons

• https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zgmcf82
• Regular polygon: a 2D shape made up of all straight lines, where all sides are the same length
• Irregular polygon: a 2D shape made up of all straight lines, where all sides are NOT the same length.
• Complete the quiz, as well as the worksheets from activity 2 and 3 in your home learning book.

Geography

LO: Interesting features of the state of Florida

• https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zyqm8hv
• Take special note of the geographical features that make it different to places like the UK.
• Take the quiz in activity 1
• Use the worksheet in activity 2 to help you convince 5 of the people to visit Florida
• Tourist
• Animal Lover
• Scuba Diver
• Scientist
• Farmer/Fisherman
• Sport Enthusiast
• Historian
• Be sure to discuss things specific to each individual, in order to appeal to their interests.

Spelling

Write these 8 words down, filling a line for each word. Be sure to use good handwriting as well.

• Opportunity
• Determined
• Pronunciation
• Accommodate
• Embarrassment
• Conscience
• Appreciate
• Exaggerate

That’s all for today! Please come back tomorrow for another day of amazing learning.

Mr Lindsay

Fun fact of the day: The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is believed to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language. Try saying it 5 times fast!