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St Paul's C of E Primary School

Heathside Grove

LEARNING to make a difference

Week 6

LO: I know the end of a river meets the sea.

 

 

 

Circle the key facts

When the river reaches the end of its journey, it is called an old river. The end of the river is called the mouth.

 

At the mouth, there is often a river delta, a large, silty area where the river splits into many different slow-flowing channels that have muddy banks.

 

Talk about:

What can you see in the picture?

Why do you think it is called the ‘old river’?

What is the blue water?

Would you like to live near a river?

What new fact did you find out?

Key Concept Words: ‘mouth’ and ‘old river’

 

 

   COMPLETE EACH SENTENCE

KEY CONCEPT WORDS

SENTENCE

Mouth

 

river

When the_____________ reaches the end of its journey, it is called an old river. The end of the river is called the _______________.

delta

 

muddy

At the mouth, there is often a river __________, a large, silty area where the river splits into many different slow-flowing channels that have ____________ banks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let’s understand the ‘mouth of the river’.

What adjectives and verbs help you visualise the end of a river?

 

My adjectives and verbs:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What do you already know that helps you picture the end of a river in your mind?

 

I know these facts:

  • __________________________________________________________________________
  • __________________________________________________________________________
  • __________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 USE A DICTIONARY TO FIND OUT WHAT THESE WORDS MEAN

 

The mouth of a river

 

Silt

 

 

       
   
 
     

 COLOUR THIS PICTURE

 

 

  1. Where is the mouth of a river?

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. What would it be like to live near a river?

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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