YEAR 5 RAINFORESTS HOME LEARNING PROJECT

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YEAR 5
RAINFORES
TS

HOME LEARNING PROJECT

The project starts on
Wednesday 22
nd

February
. All Rainforest learning is due in on
Friday 30
th

March
.
This is
six home learning weeks in total. You need to earn
a minimum of 60 raindrops
. The amount of raindrops
earned is
shown after each task. Please keep talking to your teacher about how you are doing. It is a good idea to start with
some sma
l
ler tasks and to get some points earned before starting on the bigger projects. As always, if you have
your own ideas, ch
eck them with your teacher, the options on this grid are not the only ones. Good luck and have
fun!


Word Smart

I enjoy reading, writing & speaking

Maths/Logic Smart

I enjoy working with numbers &
problems

Picture Smart

I en
joy drawing,
painting
a
n
d
making

Remembering
Tasks


List ten poisonous rainforest animals. Give
them a mark out of ten according to their
venomousness.
10

Create ten rainforest inspired word
problems for a Year 1 mathematician
to solve.
10

Paint a rainforest inspired
picture.

10

Understanding
Tasks


Create a multiple choice with ten
questions about the rainforest.

10


Create
a
fact sheet which notes down
everyday products that we source from
the rainforest.
10

Create a set of five word problems
for a Year 5 mathematician involving

area and rates of deforestation.
Provide answers.
10

e.g. If the rainforest
is destroyed at a rate of fifteen hectares per
year, how much will the area of the rainforest
decrease by over five years? If this rainforest
was 250 square hectares in 2007, what

will it
be now?


Create a p
oster about a
rainforest animal

(or animals). You
could focus on endangered
animals.



Include text and pictures.
15

Applying
Tasks


Research three different rainforest
tribes. Make an information leaflet about
the tribes.
15

Research the monthly rainfall and
average temperature in t
w
o rainforest
areas in the world. Present the data in
chart
s

and graph
s
.

15

Who eats who in the rainforest?
Who eats what in the rainforest?
Research these questions and
present what you find out as

a
poster.
20

Analysing
Tasks


List ten essential items you would have in
your rucksack to survive in the rainforest.
Provide a brief explanation why you have
chosen each item.
10

Research rates of deforestation in
different areas of the world over the
past one hundred years. Present what
you find out in a PowerPoint.
15

Draw ten essential items you
would have in your rucksack to
survive in the rainforest. Be
ready to justify why yo
u have
chosen each item.

10


Creating
Tasks

Write a personification poem about the
rainforest (or a rainforest tree through
its lifetime)
.
15


Write a 500 word story set in the
rainforest.
20

Create your own imaginary animal that
is adapted to live in the rainforest
habitat. Record your ideas as an
annotated drawing.
15


Create a board game with the
rainforest as its inspiration.
20

Make a shoe box model of the
rainforest and provide a key that

labels the contents.
20


Create a pop
-
up book about
rainforest plants and animals.
20


Create a photo collage
(on paper
or on the computer)
focusing on
the sights and colours of the
rainforest.
15


Research is good, but any writing needs to be in
your
own words
! This is very important!

Please prepare a folder to keep any paper ba
sed tasks in. Decorate it in a rainforest

style. It is OK to email you
r teacher any powerpoints,
photostories etc that you want to share with
t
he class. However all your home le
arning must also be printed and stored in the folder. This
is your responsibility!