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Autumn Term

Can you research Day of the Dead? Are there any special foods, costumes, traditions etc?

Mayan Masks- look at the animals represented in Mayan culture. Design/or make a mask that incorporates an animal important to the Mayans?

Chocolate was very important to the Mayans. Trace the journey of how chocolate is produced.

RM Maths- keep practising at home. Can you reach 'Legend' status?

Just So stories- read some alternative stories at home. Is there a Tinga Tale of this story? Compare the two.

Electricity- Investigate eco-friendly sources of electricity. Make a poster promoting them!

Mayan Numbers- carry out some more research into the Mayan number system. Can you create some puzzles for your family to solve?

Fiction Genres- Keep a log of the books you have read this term and the fiction genres they incorporate.




We have been looking at animal adaptations in Science. Why not log onto Switch Zoo and create your own animal, play animal games and explore biomes?

Evolution- conduct your own research into famous naturalists. What are they known for?

What can you find out about Charles Darwin and his work? Look at the Natural History Museum website for more information.


Log onto the Postergen website to create your own graffiti tags and look at letter styles.


Refer to Mrs Holt's recommendation list. Remember to find out the meaning of any unfamiliar vocabulary and add it to your vocab book at school.



Visit Maths Is Fun or Maths Aids websites to practise your arithmetic skills.