Choice of Tasks for your Home Learning Journal Year 6 Autumn 2013 Topic: Industrial Revolution / Local Study Six ways to be smart I enjoy reading, writing and speaking. I enjoy thinking logically – working with numbers and being scientific. I enjoy painting, drawing and visualising. What do I know and understand? Can I apply and show what I know? What can I question, compare and analyse? Write a report about James Watt Write a biography about Matthew Boulton Write a list of The people who influenced the Industrial Revolution. Create a list of what you would take for a week on a canal boat Make an advertising poster for the use of Bartley Green Reservoir Create a fact file about Paul Horton Draw a map of the local canals in the midlands Find out how The Industrial Revolution started. Draw a labelled diagram of a loom machine List 10 advancements of The Industrial Revolution. Paint or make a model of Stevenson’s Rocket Create a collage of a canal scene. Design a new Cadbury’s chocolate product Create a 3D model of a factory. Find a photo of Bartley Green in the past. Write a paragraph about it Copy one of L.S. Lowry’s industrial pictures Paint or draw one city and one countryside scene from The Industrial Revolution Write and illustrate an acrostic poem titled ‘Industrial Revolution’ Create a board game about life in Britain during The Industrial Revolution Compose a piece of music that would be used in an advert for a Cadbury product. Choose an existing Cadbury’s advert, explain why you like the music Imagine you are a factory worker. Write a diary about a day at work Produce a leaflet or poster advertising a Cadbury’s product. I enjoy being active and doing hands-on activities. Make a collection of photos about The Industrial Revolution. Share what you have learnt in class. I enjoy listening to music. Learn the song “Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats and Dogs” Write your own Woodgate School song Write a song about The Industrial Revolution that could be shown on the Horrible Histories Write a newspaper article about Joseph Chamberlain Imagine you are in a midlands town during The Industrial Revolution. Use all five senses to describe what is around you. Answer the following question: ‘Why did we have The Industrial Revolution?’ I enjoy working by myself. Week 1 homework is to decorate your cover. Make it as bright and interesting as you can. What can I create? Can I evaluate and make judgements?