Wednesday 3rd March
Good morning everyone :-)
Teams at 8.45
Early morning work - Handwriting
9.15 Maths Teams - Statistics - Reasoning Powerpoint Slides. Please bring a whiteboard and pen. Independent work to follow: Pictogram worksheet is attached below and I've put up an extension from the text book.
11 English Teams
Today I want us to talk books and think books, in preparation for World Book Day tomorrow. After our Teams, I would like you to go on a book scavenger hunt, linked to the activities below. Are you a member of Surrey libraries? If you haven't, you may have been meaning to, but haven't had the time. Maybe today is the day! Here is the link to their page:
There are also lots of other links on the English page of our website:
Holy Family English Curriculum Page
1.30 Teams - The Iron Age Celts
We will take a look at the Iron Age Celts, and then I have an activity for you to look at their clothing.
The Iron Age Celts - An introduction video clip BBC Bitesize
I have just copied and pasted the links below, so there might be something there that is good, but there is no need to worry about it and think that you have to look at it!
Just for fun...
- Gruesome mini-games to play: Horrible Histories: Romans vs Celts
- Play a selection of games about Celtic culture and history
- "Visit" Celtic Britain: see postcards of the sights, be prepared with travellers' essentials and learn some useful phrases
- Take a Celts, Bronze Age, and Iron Age quiz to show off your knowledge
- Download, print and make a paper model of a roundhouse
- Test your knowledge about Celtic life
- Take the Rotten Romans & Cut-throat Celts quiz
- Build your own stone circle
- Choose materials and build your own roundhouse
- Make fire, bake bread and spin cloth in your Iron Age life
- Learn to draw the elaborate Celtic knots used for decoration by the ancient Celts
- Discover the world of the Picts, who lived in Iron Age Scotland, with interactive games
- Make your own Celtic armlet (print the template and the instructions to make it in clay or in card)
Find out more about the Celts:
- A children's website about the Iron Age Celts
- Information about Celtic life in Britain from a British Museum exhibition, with images of beautiful artefacts
- See a map of where the different native tribes of Britain lived in the Iron Age
- Information about Celtic religion and Celtic warriors
- Look through a collection of images of reconstructed Celtic roundhouses
- Watch BBC Bitesize videos about kife in Celtic Britain and building a Celtic house
- Understand more about the Picts in Scotland and the early Gaelic culture in BBC Bitesize videos
- There are some wonderful BBC video clips about different aspects of Celtic life: find out about Celtic bards and the poetry they recited, Celtic jewellery, Celtic artefacts, Celtic statues, everyday Celtic objects, Celtic water gods, Celtic religion, Celtic clothing, Celtic funerals, Celtic burial rites and Celtic burial chambers.
- Watch video clips to understand what a Celtic village looked like, how people lived in Celtic villages, Celtic roundhouse design, dwellings in a Celtic town and brochs, Celtic houses in the area which was formerly occupied by Picts and is now Scotland. An excavation at Chysauster, site of a Celtic village in south western Cornwall, shows what the ruins of roundhouses look like today.
- See pictures of beautiful Celtic art
- What did the Celts look like? Find out more about the reconstruction of a Celtic warrior's body found at Lindow Moss in Cheshire, famously known as the Lindow Man. His last meal was also analysed to understand more about his diet!
- Read children's fiction about the Celts
- Iron Age Celts in Ireland
- Find out about Celtic objects and art, including a Celtic sword and scabbard dating from 60 BC
See for yourself
- "Visit" Celtic Britain with a BBC Bitesize interactive guide
- See the Lindow Man at the British Museum
- The Maiden Castle hill fort in Dorchester is the UK’s largest and most complex example of an Iron Age hill fort
- Visit Danebury Iron Age Hill Fort Local Nature Reserve in Hampshire and download a "story walk" to complete around the site
- Castell Henllys is an important Iron Age archaeological site in north Pembrokeshire, Wales