Year 3 & 4

Homework

 

EASTER HOMEWORK – Amazing plants!

WHAT TO DO:

1.

Information gathering
Use as many sources of information as you can to find out about ONE of the following:

The TALLEST living plant (not flower!) in the world

its name

– how tall it is
– where in the world it is found/comes from

OR
The OLDEST living plant in the world

2.

– its name
– how old it is
– where in the world it is found/comes from

Suggested sources:
– reference books
– encyclopedias

-Some useful websites:

www.kew.org

www.funfactsabout.net/plant-facts

www.livescience.com

(Remember that you have access to your local library if you have difficulty in finding the information at home. 

Presentation of gathered information
Present your information about the tallest or oldest living plant in the world in the form of a front page news paper article – this may be hand written or word processed.

You MUST include the following:

  • An eye catching headline
  • A picture or diagram
  • Plant information:

– its scientific and common name – how old or tall it is
– where in the world it is found – include a map with the location if possible
– a description of the plant

– any other interesting facts or information about the plant

  • The source(s) of your information

YOU HAVE THE EASTER HOLIDAYS TO COMPLETE THIS HOMEWORK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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