• Read Ha, Ha, Ha, Boom! (Part 1, pages 2-3).
• Put a star next to the jokes that you really like. Put a question-mark next to any that you can’t understand. Ask a grown-up if they can explain those ones to you. Are there any that neither of you get?!
• If you can bear it, read Ha, Ha, Ha, Boom! (Part 2, pages 4-5).
• Choose 3-5 of these jokes and try learning them by heart. Practise telling them out loud. Can you use actions, expression and pauses to make them sound really funny? Try them out on someone else.
2. Try making up your own jokes
• Watch this video about writing jokes:
• Read I’ve got a new job (page 6). Choose the best punchlines for the jokes.
• Try to write your ‘I’ve got a new job’ jokes.
• Watch these top five tips about writing jokes on the video on the right:
Try following these tips and writing some of your own jokes.
3. Make a joke book
• Collect your favourite jokes from Ha, Ha, Ha, Boom! and the jokes that you have written yourself. Add any other favourite jokes that you or your family have.
• Use How to Make a Folded Book to create the book.
• Write the jokes in the book. Add comic illustrations too.
The perimeter is the distance all the way around the outside of a 2D shape. To work out the perimeter, add up the lengths of all the sides.
Watch the video on BBC Bitesize then read the rest of the information before completing the activities at the bottom of the website.
The Iron Age
Around 800 BC people in Britain learned how to use iron. This discovery had a dramatic impact on everyday life. Iron tools made farming much easier than before and settlements grew in size.
Watch the video on BBC Bitesize to find out more about life in the Iron Age. Then read through the rest of the information on the website.