Year 4-6 Learning Continuity

10 June: Session 6 Mathematics and Science

Student Learning Continuity Program
Student Learning Continuity Program
10 June: Session 6 Mathematics and Science
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This is the 6th session of the Student Learning Continuity Program for Years 4-6, made possible by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development.

Topic: Family and Friends – Looking After Our Environment

Presenters: Mrs Christina Rore, Madam Lovelyn Pitawao (Year 4), Madam Beverly Hanirara (Year 5) and Madam Marilyn Tapidaka (Year 6)

 

Story: Old Mana’s Land

Before old Mana died, he took his sons to the forest behind the Village. “I do not have much to give you except this land. I will split it between the two of you”. He showed his sons a boundary that divided the land. Garry, the eldest, received the land east of the boundary. His second son, John, had the land on the West side.

“Look after this land. It has provided our family with crops and building materials. It is our hunting ground”, said Mana.

Later, a logging company visited the village. The company offered money to landowners if they allowed the company to cut down trees for timber. Garry said, “Yes” and took the money. John refused. Six months later, the trees on Garry’s land had all been cut down. The company moved on to the next Village. Garry used his money to build an iron-roofed house. He bought a water tank, a generator and a video. Then his money run out. He could not buy food from the shops. His family became hungry. The loggers had destroyed his gardening land. He went to John’s house and saw bags of taro and potatoes. John was busy cleaning the wild pig he had caught in the forest. Garry had to beg food from John to feed his family.

Activities:

Vocabulary for Years 4, 5 and 6: Fill the blanks in the 4 sentences below using these words:

forest, landowner, logging, land, boundary, company, destroyed

  1. Old Mana took his sons to the ___________ behind the village.
  2. He divided the _________ between his two sons.
  3. A _________ company visited the village.
  4. The company offered ____________.

 

Mathematics:

Year 4: Now if the “Old Mana’s land” was 100m long and 50 m wide, what is the perimeter of the land?

Hint: To find the perimeter of a shape, add all the distances around it.

 

Year 5: In “Old Mana’s Land”, Mana divided and showed the land boundary to his two sons. The east land of the boundary was given to the eldest son Garry and John was given the land west of the boundary.

If Garry’s land area is 10 metres by 16 metres and John’s land is 8 metres by 13 metres, what is the total land area for both Garry and John?

Hint: Use the formula to find area (length x width) for each one, then add them together. 

 

Year 6:  The logging company cut down all the trees on Garry’s land within six months. Garry received an amount of $140,000 for logging his land. He then shared the money equally with his wife, his three children and himself. What would be the total amount of money given to each person?

 

Science: 

Year 4: The loggers have cut down all the trees and destroyed the home of some animals and plants that they depended on as food. What are three types of animals that can be found in the forest?

 

Year 5:

From the text- Old Mana’s Land, Six months later the loggers cut all the trees on Garry’s land.

Plants produce their own food, they are called producers. However, animals cannot make their own food. They need food and energy comes from plant and other animals. Animal consume their food, they are called consumers.

In year 5 you  learnt  about three consumers: Herbivores, Carnivores and Omnivores

  1. Herbivores are animal which eat…………..
  2. Carnivores are animal which eat……………
  3. Omnivores are animals which eat………….

 

Year 6: From the text, Old Mana told his two sons to look after the land. The land has provided their family with crops. People produce many crops for many reason.

List the importance of producing crops.

List 3 examples.

 

For further information, you can contact us on: 28803/28804 and ask for either; Mr. Gideon Sukumana, Ms Janedal Baeto, Mr Wilson Aumanu, and  Mrs. Christina Rore at MEHRD, Tongs Building, and Honiara.

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  • The radio program was very useful, it would be also best if it is in another multimedia form.

  • If I may be provided with all the above eLearning materials. I tried my very best to download all the materials, but won’t able to do so. since others did not have any download links.

  • Can we get all the teacher and student guides upload on this website. This will be very helpful for kids doing home school during this pandemic

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