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Into the Rainforest

To kick our new topic off we had a full day of excitement. We started the day off like a normal launch day by admiring all the amazing outfits that people were wearing. We had cats, black panthers, butterflies, monkeys and tigers. After assembly we found out that we were going on a trip so we needed to think about what we were going to pack in our suitcases. So, we discussed what sort of things we need in the rainforest and what would be pointless. We then remembered we need passports so as a class we made our own passports ready for the plane journey. Our plane journey was long and tiring. The seats even started to shake and when we landed the heat and humidity hit us. We were soaking wet when we got off the plane. Throughout the day, we went hunting for animals and fruits in the rainforest. We found: elephants, black panthers, bears, jaguars, pineapples, bananas and more. After this, we were given a challenge to find some letters hidden around the rainforest/school that spell a special word... explorers. When we came back to England, we were happy as it was a tiring day but it was great fun.

Throughout the term we have been making different rainforest landscapes and researching different animals that leave there. We have been researching all about deforestation and whether we should carry on cutting down trees or not. We have discussing the pros and cons, and what we believe. For everyone to think about both sides of the argument we had a debate which we all really enjoyed. 
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