Archive for the ‘Information’ Category

These links will help you if you are researching the history of games consoles:

A history of games consoles

Interactive timeline

Games Consoles

Follow this link to find out more about semaphore and have a go at cracking and writing codes in semaphore!

Semaphore

Research what it is like to visit Antarctica. You can record the information in your own way (list, spidergram, table…), but you must include the following points: travel, animals, living conditions, work and play.

Lizzie’s Diary

Research the threats to the Polar Regions using these websites.

You will be writing a newspaper article about the threats, so make sure you get plenty of ideas and facts about how the Arctic and Antarctica are in danger.

WWF Polar Regions

Greenpeace

Cool Antarctica

Polar Lands

Polar Bears

 

Here are some links to blogs for you to look at:

Year 6 blog

Year 5 blog

Plymouth Grove Blog

 

What do they have in common?

Which do you like the best and why?

Is there anything you would like to incorporate into your own blog?

What ideas do you have to blog about?

Use the first link to access the tutorial for our lesson:

o2 Learn

Use these links to learn more about HTML:

Code Avengers

Code Academy

This link will help you to get goggles for our first task.

Goggles

This is for more advanced editing html work:

Firebug

Use these links to help with your research on The Great Exhibition:

The British Library

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Victorian School

 

Explore these blogs.

Blog 1

Blog 2

Blog 3

Blog 4

Why do people use blogs?

What do they have in common?

What aspects of e-safety do we need to be aware of when creating a blog?

 

Task: create a Smart Notebook to tell people about the e-safety rules you should stick to when writing a blog.

In pairs, have a look at these four websites. Read the information and write down anything that surprises you about what you have read. You will be feeding back to the class about what you have found.

Dog Island

gBall

Darth Vader Elections

Stop Abductions