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Tuesday 14th April

Maths

Time to warm our brains up! Have a go at the questions below.

Task - Work your way through the slides then attempt the worksheets attached...

English

As part of our new topic Stone Age - Iron Age, we will be reading the book 'Stone Age Boy'.

Make predictions from the front cover. Can you give reasons for your predictions using clues and evidence from the front cover?

Now read and enjoy the story - The Stone Age Boy!

Now try these questions about the text.

Find and copy the part of the text that shows the boy was walking for a long time. ______________________________

 

Find and underline a word that means the same as fell.

I was wandering in the woods when I tripped and found myself falling down, down, down.

 

According to the text, what is the girl’s name? ____________

 

Why is the boy relieved to meet someone? _________________________________________________________

 

 

What did the little boy decide to do instead of pick berries and nuts?

_________________________________________________________

 

Look at the final paragraph. Find and copy simile to describe how the men stood.   ________________________

 

 

Look at the final paragraph. Find and copy a word that means quickly. ______________________

 

 

What does the writer mean by their spears dropped like lightening ?

________________________________________________________

Topic

Our new topic is...The Stone Age to the Iron Age!

We will be exploring the question  -

THE STONEAGE, BRONZE AGE & IRON AGE: What’s it all about?

 

 

Read the new list of vocabulary and get someone to test you on the spelling and definition (meaning) of each word.

 

archaeologists

People who work out our history by looking at artefacts that have been found.

 

artefact

An object made by human beings, usually with historical or cultural interest.

 

Neolithic

Is the later part of the stone age and follows the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic age.

 

B.C.

Before Christ. A date like 250BC means 250 years before Christ was born.

 

Chronology

The ordering of events, for example the stone, bronze and iron age.

 

tribal

Groups of people who live together.

 
 

hunter-gatherers

People who mainly live by hunting, fishing and gathering wild fruit.

 
 

shelter

A house where stone age people would have lived.

 
 

civilization

A group that lived during a period of time long ago.

 

settlement

A place where there were several stone age shelters, like a small village.

 
 

prey

An animal that is hunted for its food.

 

 

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