Year 4 Homework 01.02.18

Year 4 Homework 01.02.18:

  • To continue to learn the recitation piece for the Eisteddfod.
  • To learn the spelling words for Tuesday’s spelling test (06.02.18)
  • To create a presentation about a Welsh castle (in Welsh) – further information below – by 13.02.18

As part of our theme ‘Castles and Dragons’ we are looking at aspects of Welsh castles.

We are keen for you to prepare a presentation on Welsh Castles to the class.  Before you can complete any presentation, you need to research and collate information. We would then like you to prepare a 2-3 minute presentation on a Welsh castle. The presentation can be a power point presentation, Key note or any other form that may be appropriate. Remember- the focus is on your presentation skills so practice beforehand and keep it simple! It will need to be completed and presented in Welsh!

Success criteria for the task

  • Research work (safe use of the internet*)
  • To use graphs, images and drawings that may be appropriate.
  • To justify your choices (Express your opinion)
  • Speak clearly and confidently
  • To use correct grammar and vocabulary.

What to include?

  • Date castle was built/ Historical period
  • Who built the castle?/ Who lived there?
  • Castle’s location?
  • Type of castle? (Motte and Bailey/ Concentric/ Stone Keep Castle)?
  • Features- Moat/ Portcullis/ Walls/ Turrets/ Draw Bridge/ Dungeon
  • What materials were used to build the castle?
  • Anything else?

Useful websites for you

VisitWales.com http://www.visitwales.com/things-to-do/attractions/castles-heritage/castles

WelshCastles.co.uk http://www.welsh-castles.co.uk/#

BBC- History- Castles http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/history/sites/themes/castles.shtml

Ancientfortresses.org- http://www.ancientfortresses.org/welsh-castles.htm

The schoolrun.com http://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/castles

How to present and save the work

– Why not save /upload your PPoint to your HWB page?

– Why not e-mail it to your Hwb e-mail?

– Print it ahead of time ready to undertake your presentation

*Safe use of the Internet

Remember to ask permission before using the internet and use the suggested websites above. For more information on e-safety, please visit the following page on our school website http://www.ygmg.com/en/gwybodaeth/gwefannau-diddorol/

Thank you and enjoy!