Week beginning 1.3.2021
Hope that you are all well and that you have been able to keep busy.
I hope that your project on the Eiffel tower went well and that you have enjoyed finding out about it. Here are the answers to the questions I asked you last week so that you can tick your answers off.
TASK A Check your answers to last week’s questions.
1- Where in the world is the Eiffel Tower? Paris
2- How many meters tall is the Eiffel Tower? 300 meters
3- What year was the Eiffel tower built? 1887
4- What is the nickname of the Eiffel tower? The Iron Lady (La Dame de Fer)
5- Who is the Eiffel Tower named after? Gustave Eiffel was an architect and a civil engineer. He was born in 1832 and he died in 1923.
Bonus question: How many metal parts approximately were used to build the Eiffel Tower? There are 18000 pieces.
This week , I would like you to look into French art. A bit of fun! It is called Impressionism, a very famous painter called Monet was part of that group of artists, the impressionists. Have a look at the website and try to create a piece of art. You might even be able to save it and share it with the rest of the class when you come back. If not, try to learn as much as you can about it and enjoy exploring the Tate gallery website for children.
Here is a website to start your research:
Bonne Chance! (Good luck!)
Keep safe and well.