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St Paul's C of E Primary School

Heathside Grove

LEARNING to make a difference

Week 4

This reading activity is for week 4, 5 and 6

 

 

 

Week 4

 

Seas

 

  1. How deep is the Dead Sea? ______________________________________________________________________
  2. Why is it called the Dead Sea? ______________________________________________________________________
  3. What is the difference between seas and oceans? ______________________________________________________________________
  4. What is the sea around Britain called? ______________________________________________________________________
  5. Why would you not like to swim in the North Sea? ______________________________________________________________________
  6. Name some countries on the Mediterranean. ______________________________________________________________________
  7. What makes the Mediterranean a nice sea to swim in? ______________________________________________________________________
  8. What is the ‘Did you know’ fact for seas? ______________________________________________________________________
  9. Who keeps people safe at the coast? ______________________________________________________________________
  10. Who was one of the first coastguards? ____________________________________________________________________________________ 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 5

 

Oceans

 

  1. Which ocean is the biggest? ____________________________________________________________
  2. Name some countries which are next to the Pacific? ____________________________________________________________________________________
  3. What does the word Pacific mean? ____________________________________________________________________________________­
  4. Why do you think that humans have not discovered many sea animals yet? ____________________________________________________________________________________
  5. How can whales stay hidden? ____________________________________________________________________________________
  6. Name the five oceans on Earth. ____________________________________________________________________________________
  7. Which ocean separates Britain and the USA? ____________________________________________________________________________________
  8. When did the Titanic sink? ____________________________________________________________________________________
  9. How deep can the ocean get? ____________________________________________________________________________________
  10. Why might the oceans get deeper? ____________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

Draw a picture of a ship hitting an iceberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 6

 

Coasts

 

  1. Where are the White Cliffs of Dover? ______________________________________________________________________
  2. Why are the White Cliffs of Dover white? ______________________________________________________________________
  3. What can you see from the top of the cliffs? ______________________________________________________________________
  4. Why are coasts popular places to visit? ______________________________________________________________________
  5. Which vehicle helped to make towns at the coast grow? ______________________________________________________________________
  6. How does the sea shape the coast? ______________________________________________________________________
  7. Where do waves begin? ________________________________________________________________
  8. How do waves cause damage? ______________________________________________________________________
  9. What is the Spanish word for coast? ______________________________________________________________________
  10. Which waves are the biggest?
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