Group 2 really enjoyed Benjamin Zephaniah's poem yesterday. They thought it painted a beautiful picture of multicultural Britain.
Here is a biography of Benjamin Zephaniah's life. Can you read it and then answer the questions?
Here are some videos of Zack and Aman solving the triangle puzzle from yesterday! Did you manage to work it out??
...and here is the answer to the second puzzle!
Today I thought we could practise some Sudoku. Read the instructions and then have a go at the different challenge levels below:
Here they are on one sheet incase you want to print them out.
You can also find LOADS more sudoku puzzles online here:
Yesterday, Benjamin Zephaniah's poem got us all thinking about the diversity of UK society and the history that made it this way.
We watched some of this documentary called 'Black and British' on BBC iPlayer and we thought you might like to watch it too!
Watch up to about 9.35 minutes and then have a go at answering the questions below.
1. David Olusoga says 'British history has been whitewashed.' What do you think he means? Why does he want to make this documentary?
2. Do you recognise the wall that he is standing on? What is it called and why was it built? Who built it?
3. What job did the 'first recorded African community in Britain' do in the 3rd Century AD?
Finally, have a look at this timeline:
How do the dates correspond to the timeline we made last week? Can you make a new timeline with all the dates included?
I look forward to seeing more of your wonderful work on Purple Mash.
Ismail, I loved seeing your biography of Malcolm X!
And Laila, I'm so glad you enjoyed the story about Callum and Sephy!
Stay safe and well!
Aoife, Salma and Clare!