Year 4 Reading challenge

This half term you’re exploring the Brazilian rainforest.

Below are a range of websites for you to read and retrieve facts about;

The Amazon Rainforest
Animals living in the rainforest
Layers within the rainforest
People and communities in the rainforest
Saving the Amazon rainforest

Choose an area you want to explore and gain more knowledge about and create one of the following

Bronze: Create a poster about animals living in the Amazon Rainforest

 

Silver: Create an information text about two or more areas of the rainforest

(choose from the list above)

Gold: Create a booklet about three or more of the areas of the rainforest
(choose from the list above) 

Paper and resources can be provided by your class teachers, comment below to share which challenge you are doing and some of your favourite WOW facts about the Amazon Rainforest.

http://www.ngkids.co.uk/places/amazon-facts

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/amazonrainforest.html

http://www.scienceforkidsclub.com/amazon-rainforest.html

http://kinooze.com/amazon-wildlife/

http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/Edit560s6/www/whlayers.html

19 thoughts on “Year 4 Reading challenge

  1. The Amazon is the world’s LARGEST rainforest in the whole wide WORLD. Covering 5.5 million killometeres, its so BIG that the UK and Ireland would fit into it 17 times. The Amazon is found in south America, spanning across, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Columbia, Venezuela, Guy a, Suriname and French Guina. Running through the North of the rainforest is the Amazon river. Following a length of around 6,400km, it is the second LARGEST river in the world. The longest river Nile, stretching even longer 6,650km. In 2007 a man named Martin Steel, swam the entire length of the Amazon river! To complete his splashing jungle journey, Martin powered through the water for up to ten hours a day for 66 days!
    By Rumaysa!

  2. The Amazon is the world’s largest tropical Rainforest.Covering over 5.5million square kilometers,it’s so big that the uk and Ireland would fit into it 17times!
    The Amazon is found in South America,spanning across,Brazil,Bolivia,Peru,Ecuador,Columbia,Venezuela,Guyna,Suriname and French Guiana.
    Running through the north of the rainforest is the Amazon river.Following a lenghth of around 6,400km,it is the second largest river in the world.
    The longest is the river Nile,stretching an even longer 6,650km.
    In 2007, a man named Martin strel swam the entire lenghth of the Amazon river!
    To complete his splashing jungle journey,Martin powered through the water for up to ten hours a day for 66 days!
    By Menahel zia

  3. The Amazon is the world’s largest tropical Rainforest.Covering over 5.5million square kilometers,it’s so big that the uk and Ireland would fit into it 17times!
    The Amazon is found in South America,spanning across,Brazil,Bolivia,Peru,Ecuador,Columbia,Venezuela,Guyna,Suriname and French Guiana.
    Running through the north of the rainforest is the Amazon river.Following a lenghth of around 6,400km,it is the second largest river in the world.
    The longest is the river Nile,stretching an even longer 6,650km.
    In 2007, a man named Martin strel swam the entire lenghth of the Amazon river!
    To complete his splashing jungle journey,Martin powered through the water for up to ten hours a day for 66 days!
    By Menahel

  4. The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world, covering over five and a half a million square kilometres 1.4 billion acres.
    Over half of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil but it is also located in other South American countries including Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana, Bolivia, Suriname and French Guiana.
    10% of the world’s known species live in the Amazon rainforest.
    20% of the world’s bird species live in the Amazon rainforest.
    It is home to around 2 and a half million different insect species as well as over 40000 plant species.
    There are also a number of dangerous species living in the Amazon rainforest such as the cougar, jaguar and anaconda.
    While the protection of the Amazon rainforest remains an issue, deforestation rates have been reducing while areas of conserved land have been increasing over the last 10 years.
    In both 2005 and 2010 the Amazon rainforest suffered severe droughts that killed off large amounts of vegetation in the worst affected areas.

  5. The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world, covering over five and a half a million square kilometres 1.4 billion acres.
    Over half of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil but it is also located in other South American countries including Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia, Guyana, Bolivia, Suriname and French Guiana.
    10% of the world’s known species live in the Amazon rainforest.
    20% of the world’s bird species live in the Amazon rainforest.
    It is home to around 2 and a half million different insect species as well as over 40000 plant species.
    There are also a number of dangerous species living in the Amazon rainforest such as the cougar, jaguar and anaconda.
    While the protection of the Amazon rainforest remains an issue, deforestation rates have been reducing while areas of conserved land have been increasing over the last 10 years.
    In both 2005 and 2010 the Amazon rainforest suffered severe droughts that killed off large amounts of vegetation in the worst affected areas.

  6. The Amazon Rain Forest is the biggest Rain Forest in the world.It covers part of Colombia, Peru,Suriname, French Suriname ,Guyama , Ecaudor and Boliva. 10% of the world’s known species live in the Amazon Rain Forest. 20% of the world’s known bird spicies live in the Amazon Rain Forest. It home to 2 and a half million insects species as well as 4000 plant species. There is also a number of dangerous species such as Juguars, Anacomda and Cougar.

  7. the Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest in the world and over half of the Amazon rainforest is located in Brazil but it is also located in other Soulth American Countries including Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Columbia, Guyana, Bolivia ,Suriname, and French Guyand it is home to around 2 and a half million different insects species as well as over 40000 plant species.

  8. he Amazon Rainforest is the world’s largest tropical rainforest.Covering 55 million square kilometres.The Amazon is located in South America,spanning over Brazil,Bolivia,Peru,Ecuador,Columbia,Venezuela.The Amazon has an incredibily rich ecosystem there are around 40,000 plant species 1,300 bird species, 3,000 types of fish, 430 mammals and a whopping 2.5 million different insects.

  9. The Amazon Rainforest is the world’s largest tropical rainforest.Covering 55 million square kilometres.The Amazon is located in South America,spanning over Brazil,Bolivia,Peru,Ecuador,Columbia,Venezuela.

  10. The Amazon has an incredibily rich ecosystem there are around 40,000 plant species 1,300 bird species, 3,000 types of fish, 430 mammals and a whopping 2.5 million different insects.

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