Maple Class

Maple Class home learning for Wednesday 24th June 2020

Spelling – sometimes when writing, words may be shortened. These are known as abbreviations (like doctor = Dr). Try these examples and put into sentences: 

Kilometre, centimetre, street, anonymous. 

English – research riddles online, by visiting Can you solve the riddles by yourself? Which is your favourite riddle?

Maths – look at the “Favourite colour activity” and complete the missing sections.

Theme – this week we will be learning all about festivals in Mexico. Complete some research about Mexican festivals of your own, or have a look at the following:

  • ‘Cinco de Mayo’ when is it? What does it mean? How do Mexicans celebrate? 
  • When is Mexico Independence Day? How do Mexicans celebrate? 
  • When is the Mexican festival Day of the Dead? How long does it last? How do Mexicans celebrate and remember their loved ones?
  • What is “Semana Santa”? What time of year does it occur? 
  • What is “Las Posadas”? What do children eat during this festival? What do they do? 
  • Who is celebrated during the “Festival de Mexico”? What time of year does it happen? 
  • What are the main holidays celebrated in Mexico?
  • What is the biggest celebration in Mexico?
  • Which religious festivals are celebrated in Mexico?

Thank you, Mrs Keeler