HOMEWORK

Homework is in date order, starting with the most recent first

Week beginning 16th October

TUESDAY 17th

YEAR 7B: World map! Please locate and name all the visible countries on your world maps that you were given today. Countries too small to see e.g. Monaco or the tiny islands do not need to be labelled but the small, visible countries of Africa (e.g. Swaziland) and Europe (e.g. Switzerland) do need to be labelled. I suggest you use a key for smaller countries, and work through it continent by continent. You may colour it in but only if you wish to. Due in Tuesday 7th November, i.e. you have 3 weeks to complete this task!

YEAR 9: Casestudy: the River Mississippi: using the A3 hand out you were given in today’s lesson please make detailed notes about the River Mississippi. You must include:

a) what opportunities the river provides including social (e.g. recreation) & economic (e.g. tourism, trade, power stations, fishing etc.)

b) what challenges the river faces including issues such as dredging, and details about any flood events

c) what solutions have been used to overcome these problems

All should be supported with statistics as evidence. You may do additional research if you wish, in the format you prefer e.g. a mind map/ fact file but it should be about a page in length. Due next lesson, Tuesday 31st October.

YEAR 10A: please revise the whole of your coasts topic using the revision list provided and including your case study on the North Norfolk coast. Test is Tuesday 31st October in the lesson.

 

MONDAY 16th

YEAR 7A: World map! Please locate and name all the visible countries on your world maps that you were given today. Countries too small to see e.g. Monaco or the tiny islands do not need to be labelled but the small, visible countries of Africa (e.g. Swaziland) and Europe (e.g. Switzerland) do need to be labelled. I suggest you use a key for smaller countries, and work through it continent by continent. You may colour it in but only if you wish to. Due in Monday 6th November, i.e. you have 3 weeks to complete this task!

YEAR 8: Please complete the worksheet on plant adaptations that you were given in today’s lesson, ready for next lesson. N.B. you do not need to cut out the pictures. You can draw arrows to connect them. Remember on a climate graph the bars measure rainfall and the line graph is for temperature…

Any overdue animal adaptation homework should be on my shelf by no later than the end of Tuesday 17th…

 

Week beginning 9th October

FRIDAY 13th

YEAR 10: Please complete your notes on mangrove swamps using pages 157 & 158 of your textbook. You should include a description of mangroves and how they are structured and have adapted to their habitat, why they are important and why they are at risk. For next lesson please.

MONDAY 9th

YEAR 6A: please complete, if you have not already done so, your news article about the Charge of the Light Brigade. Due: next lesson.

YEAR 8A & 8B:  Please find pictures of 4 different animals from at least 2 different biomes and try to find out and describe how that animal has adapted to the climate (rainfall and temperature) of that biome. This can be done on a separate piece of paper either by hand or on computer. This will be our topic next lesson.

Week beginning 2nd October

FRIDAY 6th

YEAR 10A & 10B: Please copy Fig 6.61 on page 164 of your textbooks carefully into your exercise books. Write a brief description of the difference between the different types of coral reef (what you can see, not why it has formed like this). Due next lesson (10A = Tuesday, 10B= Wednesday)

YEAR 11: 1) Please read your Mississippi rivers case study, stick it into your books and highlight key facts as you will need to be able to explain with evidence (i.e. as much place details and as many statistics as possible) the opportunities, challenges and solutions presented by the Mississippi. 2) Begin revising all of the rivers topic for your end of unit assessment on Friday 13th

 

TUESDAY 3rd

YEAR 7: please complete your maps of the UK including the CORRECT location of all the cities or landmarks. You MUST use an atlas or Google Maps for this, not try to complete from memory. Due next lesson. Remember to add a compass and use clear X marks to pinpoint the exact locations.

MONDAY 2nd

YEAR 6: please complete your newspaper report from the battlefield of the Charge of the Light Brigade. Try to include as much detail as possible and make it sound as ‘glorious’ as possible! Due next lesson.

YEAR 7: please complete your maps of the UK including the CORRECT location of all the cities or landmarks. You MUST use an atlas or Google Maps for this, not try to complete from memory. Due next lesson. Remember to add a compass and use clear X marks to pinpoint the exact locations.

YEAR 8: please complete the food web and food chains worksheet. Due next lesson.

 

Week beginning 25th September

TUESDAY 26th

YEAR 9: please complete all the questions on your River worksheet. Clue: you need to think carefully about the river system as the flow of water through the water cycle… Due in next Tuesday in our lesson please.

YEAR 7B: Reminder! You have one week left to complete your poster…. which you will be presenting to everyone in our next lesson.

MONDAY 25th

YEAR 6: Please choose one of the countries that formed part of the British Empire by 1920 and find out the following (this can be written in your Humanities books):

  1. When and how it was colonised by the British
  2. Can you find out what life was like during colonial rule? E.g. who was in charge, what happened to the indigenous (native) peoples?
  3. When and how did this country gain independence from Britain?

DUE: NEXT MONDAY 2nd October in the lesson

YEAR 7A: Reminder! You have one week left to complete your poster…. which you will be presenting to everyone in our next lesson.

Week beginning 18th September

FRIDAY 21st

Year 10A and 10B: please investigate and find photographs of 4 different coastlines from around the world to bring to our next lesson on Wednesday. Two should be constructive and two should be destructive…

WEDNESDAY 20th

YEAR 6B: Please complete your timelines of Victoria’s life in time for our next lesson on Tuesday.

MONDAY 18th

YEAR 8 (A&B): for a world biome of your choosing create an information booklet or poster to describe as much as possible about its location (where these biomes are found across the world, its climate (see if you can find a climate graph?), its plants and its animals and any other interesting facts about it that you want to share…

YEAR 7A: POSTER TIME! You need to make a poster that a Year 6 pupil would find appealing and helpful describing your chosen continent or country. Find or draw pictures and as colourfully, neatly and as creatively as you can, describe your special location. Information can be in pictures and/or words and should include (where relevant):

  • Where your place is located on globe (neighbouring countries or oceans?)
  • Its population
  • Its size
  • Name some countries that belong to this continent
  • The climate or weather (does lots of rain, what is the usual temperature? Does climate vary across continent?)
  • What is its physical geography (any mountains? Long rivers? Flat areas? desert? Physical landmarks?)
  • Famous human landmarks/ places e.g. the Eiffel tower
  • Examples of flora and fauna (plants and animals)
  • Why this place is famous (e.g. it is the biggest continent, safari destination etc.)
  • Remember to tell me where you got this information from e.g. a web address like http://ngkids.co.uk/places and to LABEL your pictures!

You have 2 weeks to complete this poster and then I would you all to present your poster to the class. Remember! there will be house points for the best posters and they will going on display in our humanities classroom…

 

 

Week beginning 11th September

FRIDAY 15th

YEAR 10A and 10B: please complete the 2 exam sample questions on Industry ready for our next lesson together. This should technically take you no more than 15 minutes for the marks available. Any questions, please feel free to email me

YEAR 11: For those of you who still need to complete BOTH exam papers from the summer you have until this Friday 22nd Sept to do so. Try and complete them as a closed book exercise if possible.

YEAR 9: (Optional): If anyone would like to continue watching the rivers video we started it is from Planet Earth (series 1), the Episode “Fresh Water”

WEDNESDAY 13th

YEAR 10B: Please spend 20-30 minutes researching the Cambridge Science Park including key facts about its location, the history behind its development, its growth, some of its main companies or businesses and either the inputs, processes or outputs of the Park (you will be assigned this in your lesson). Bring your notes to our next lesson which will be on Friday.

TUESDAY 12th

YEAR 6: please draw the table below in your exercise books. In each column cut out and stick in each piece of evidence (the pictures I gave you in your lesson) depending on which type of evidence you think it is:

Written Oral Visual Artefacts
 

 

Optional Extension: what type of evidence do you think you would use most to investigate something that happened 5 years ago, 50 years ago and 500 years ago? Why? Write your answer in full sentences please.

YEAR 10A: Please spend 20-30 minutes researching the Cambridge Science Park including key facts about its location, the history behind its development, its growth, some of its main companies or businesses and either the inputs, processes or outputs of the Park (you will be assigned this in your lesson). Bring your notes to our next lesson which will be on Friday.

Year 11 from summer holidays (for Wednesday 13th Sept) please complete the Mumbai workbook and the two settlement past papers over the holidays. It’s not much but it will help bridge the long gap between lessons. Well done on an excellent year!

 

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YEAR 10A: Please spend 20-30 minutes researching the Cambridge Science Park including key facts about its location, the history behind its development, its growth, some of its main companies or businesses and either the inputs, processes or outputs of the Park (you will be assigned this in your lesson). Bring your notes to our next lesson which will be  on Friday.

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