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Literacy Home Learning 24.11.10

Published Wednesday, November 24, 2010.
Last updated: Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Please read through the opening to the myth of Daedalus and Icarus and answer the following questions in your red literacy books.  You will need to answer your questions in full sentences.

1)    In which city did Daedalus live and what famous hill in that city is mentioned in the story?

2)   What three occupations did Daedalus have?

3)   Why did Daedalus murder his nephew?

4)   How was he punished for this crime?

5)   Why do you think this made King Minos so angry?

6)   Why did King Minos throw Daedalus and Icarus into the labyrinth?

7)   How did Daedalus and Icarus prepare for their escape?

8)   What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of flight as their method of escape?

Extension – Daedalus gave Icarus some advice. What do you think the advice was? Write down the conversation they may have had using accurate speech marks.

Comment By henry 

what does occupations mean
It means jobs. Mr Ben

Published on Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Aztec Presentations

Published Monday, November 08, 2010.
Last updated: Monday, November 22, 2010

Beautiful projects and well researched and delivered by all.


"The Story of Sacrifice"                        "Warriors and War"


"Aztec Farming"

"The Heart of the City"

Wednesday 10th




Thursday 11th

"Aztec Sacrifice"

"Aztec Gods"

"Eagle Warriors"

Monday 15th

"Eagle Warriors and Warfare"

"Types of Sacrifice"

Thursday 18th


"The Temple and Huitzilipochli"

Friday 19th

"The Head Dress and the Great Speaker"

"Headdress and Religion"

"The Great Speakers"

"Temple Mayor, Sacrifice and Eagle Warriors"


Monday 22nd


"Aztec Head Dresses"

"Temple Life"

"Gods and Sacrifice"

Comment By Nannita Hardy 

I loved all of the presentations, it was extremly great.

Published on Saturday, November 27, 2010
Comment By sandar 

these activities are very creative. I appreciated them.

Published on Monday, September 05, 2011