5B Literacy Response for Monday 14th May 2018


Sleep helps our bodies to grow, and recover from illness or injury. We also need sleep for our brains to work at their best.

Click on the link below and listen carefully, take notes and then write an opinion piece answering the questions below. Ask your teacher for the username and password to log into BrainPOP.


  • Why is sleep important?
  • What will help us to sleep well?
  • What is NREM sleep and REM Sleep?
  • What do you believe happens while you dream?

If you want to go further, research “How much sleep do we need at different ages?” and add that to your response.

Good luck and stay awake!