WEEK SIX TASKS
VOCABULARY: minotaur, dolorous, exquisite, pungent, taut, impatiently, nonchalant, iridescent, controversial, gourd, contemptuous, hubristic, gauche.
DRAW: The stranger (description is in the first few pages of “The Ruined City”)
INVESTIGATE: What is a caracara? Draw it and write a short description.
WRITE: A job description for an archaeologist. You will need to investigate what they do first.
CREATE/MAKE: a food storage unit for the children
DESIGN: A spring snare to help the children
DRAW: The man’s ring. Or CREATE the man’s ring. (Don’t use the same materials as he did!)
DRAW: The lost city, try and use as much detail from the book as you can.
DIARY WRITING: Don’t forget to fill in your diary entry this week.
MINECRAFT: create the city they are now standing in
SCRATCH: create the scene where Fred and the man set the traps. https://scratch.mit.edu/
FLIPGRID: Why do you think the man was not being kind to the children? https://flipgrid.com/yl13kx
TWINKL TASKS https://www.twinkl.co.uk/…/nz2-e-52559-year-5-and-6-term-2-…
WEEK SIX QUESTIONS
QUESTION 1: Share this week’s tasks. Don’t forget to leave a comment on someone else’s work.
QUESTION 2: What do you think the man is hiding behind the tangled creepers?
QUESTION 3: Why do you think the man wouldn’t help the children to begin with? Explain why.
QUESTION 4: Why do you think the man wants the children to keep the city a secret? Explain your thinking.
QUESTION 5: Should the children keep this place a secret, so the man will help them get home? Do you think they will keep it a secret once they get home (if they do get home!).
QUESTION 6: What do you think the yellow thing is that Fred saw?
QUESTION 7: How long has the man been in the lost city? Explain your answer.
QUESTION 8: What did the Explorer mean by “The greatest threat to living things is man”? Explain your answer.
QUESTION 9: Why do you think the explorer believes “Your bad ideas will become good ones when you are extremely hungry” ? Explain your answer.
QUESTION 10: What do you think they will catch in the trap? Explain your answer.