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As I'm not seeing you all every day and I miss you lots, please can you send me a WEEKLY email just to say hello and let me know how you all are.  I appreciate you are busy but this will take a moment of your time.  Home learning isn't easy and from those who have sent me pictures or contacted me, you are doing a fantastic job!  This is important to us and more so your child.  Keeping them busy, safe and happy is key and I am here to help in any way I can.  My email is jpalmer@loverslane.notts.sch.uk

 

 

 I am going to post some activities for you to do each day.  It would be great to see photos of your work and for you to use the Class Blog page for some activities too. 

 

Each day please complete the following plus the daily activities:

1)  At least 2 games of TT Rockstars - I have set the challenge tracker to see who is playing and how you are doing!

2)  Practice your spellings from the list in the back of your Home Learning Book.  Focus on no more than 10 words a week, then get someone to test you each Friday.

3)  Read every day for at least 20 minutes!  

 

Please remember to email me at  jpalmer@loverslane.notts.sch.uk  every week so we know you are safe and well.

 

Transition to secondary.

 

Please find the links for transition information and other arrangements below. I will update this as I recieve new information. 

 

Magnus Academy

Please look on the Magnus transition webpage for more information. https://www.magnusacademy.co.uk/transition/

We have provisionally booked a tour - just for children - on Wednesday 15th of July from 2pm to 3pm.  Parents will have to drop off and pick up from Magnus Academy.  Please confirm whether your child will be attending this by emailing jpalmer@loverslane.notts.sch.uk.

There is also an opportunity for parents to have a 1:1 with the Year 7 form tutor on the 8th of July.  This is to be booked via the Magnus Academy transition webpage. 

 

Newark Academy

Please look at the Newark Academy transition webpage for information. https://www.newarkacademy.co.uk/forms/transition_2020.php

A tour has been arranged - just for children - on Thursday 16th of July from 1pm to 2pm.  Parents will have to drop off and pick up outside the main entrance of Newark Academy.  Please confirm whether your child will be attending this by emailing jpalmer@loverslane.notts.sch.uk. 

 

The Suthers School

Please look at The Suthers School transition webpage for information.  https://thesuthersschool.co.uk/forms/transition_2020.php

A tour has been arranged - just for children - on Tuesday 14th of July 2pm - 3pm.

 

PM work for 11th-12th of JuneWe will collect his in when it is safe to do so or if it is in a word document I can print off at school.  We are gathering children's work linked to 'the lock-down experience', in a capsule at school.  This is our way of capturing a piece of history during this challenging time.  We would love you to be part of this and I have listed some ideas of what you could do for your contribution. You can do as many different pieces as you choose, but please don't rush so you can show off your best presentation.  You could...

- Write a diary entry showing a typical routine, with feelings and emotions.

-  Produce a piece of artwork - this could be linked to the rainbow or something else.

-  Create a time line of key events over the past few months

-  Write a poem

-  Design a poster to show the different advice we have followed to keep us safe

-  Write a character profile of some of the key people during this time e.g. Captain Tom or Boris Johnson

- Write a letter to the NHS or other key workers thanking them for their work during the lockdown.

-  Take photos of achievements (with an explanation) where you or your family have made a difference.

- Write a report about the Thursday clap for Keyworkers - include photos of different ways people did this.

-  Share photos (with an explanation) of any creative activities (I know you did some superb baking!)

If you are not coming into school at the moment and want to be part of this then contact me above and we can organise something.

Afternoon work 

Please choose an activity each afternoon to complete.

 

 

 

Wednesday 15th July

English - Learn all about Myths on BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zv98bqt

Myths are old tales filled with mythical creatures, gods and mystery. Watch the video and complete the different activities to learn more. 

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 3 - Read and interpret pie charts. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Then complete the activities, before checking the answers in the files below.

Maths 2 -  In your books, answer the Ten in ten Maths questions, before marking yesterday's work.

Tuesday 14th July

English - Watch the videos and complete the activities to learn how to write and analyse textshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zxsy6g8

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 2 - Circles. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Then complete the activity sheets and check your answers.

Maths 2 -  In your books, answer the Ten in ten maths questions.  Then mark yesterday's work.

Relationships and sex education.  We are currently using materials from the following link in school. https://www.healthpromotion.ie/health/inner/busy_bodies

 

 

 

Monday 13th July

English - Read the Alice in Wonderland extract and answer the questions below.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 1 - Drawing nets of 3d shapes.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Complete the activities below and check your answers.

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your book and then check your answers from Friday.

Friday 10th July

English 1 - Complete the BBC Bitesize Daily Book Club activities - learning how to summarise information. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zwc2kty

English 2 - Look back at the spelling lists from the start of lock down. Ask someone to test you on 20 different spellings.  How many can you still get correct.

Maths 1 -  Look at the Friday Maths Challenge questions shown below (the whole selection is shown in files).  How many can you answer in your book?

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten Maths questions in your book.  Then check yesterday's answers.

Thursday 9th July

English 1- Continue the story started about the giant tea cup, from 'He was coming...'.  I'd love it if you emailed me your work to read.

English 2 -  Look at the BBC Bitesize activities for remembering tricky spellings. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmbsy9q

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 4 - Angles in regular polygons.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/Then complete the activities below, before checking your answers.  You can find more activities on BBC Bitesize. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons

Maths 2 -  In your books, answer the Ten in ten maths questions and mark yesterday's work.

Wednesday 8th July

English 1 - Read the story starter based upon the Giant tea cup image.  Then answer the questions about the starter.

English 2 - Find and correct the spellings circled in the sentences.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 3 - Areas of special quadrilateral. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Complete the questions below and then check your answers.  Further activities are available on BBC Bitesize. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your books, then check your answers from yesterday.

 

Tuesday 7th July

English 1 - Look at the image below.  Either write the introduction for a newspaper report - including Headline and the orientation (including the 5ws) or an interview between a report and an eye witness (who can describe how it arrived there).

English 2 - Find and correct the spelling mistakes in the sentences below.

Maths 1 - Watch the video clip for Lesson 2 - Angles missing in a triangle.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/  Then complete the questions shown below.  If you need to look at further activities then look at BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons.

Maths 2 - In your books, complete the Ten in ten questions, before marking yesterday's work.

Monday 6th July

English 1 - Read the information about Marcus Rashford, before answering the comprehension questions.  The answers are in the files below **.

English 2 -  Find and correct the spellings in the sentences.

Maths 1 -  Watch the video for Lesson 1 - vertically opposite angles. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Then complete the questions below.  If you want to look at further activities to support this, you can find these on https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

Maths 2 - In your books, answer the Ten in ten questions.  Then check your answers for Friday.

PM - Finish the Y6 leaver's speech - see information given on Friday 3rd July.  I have been sent one video already - well done!

Friday 3rd July

English 1 - Linking back to the image we have been looking at, gather vocabulary to write your own description.

English 2 - Correct the spelling circled.  The answers are in the files at the bottom of this.

Maths 1 - How many of the Maths challenges can you solve?  Questions and answers are in the files below.

Maths 2 - In your books, answer the Ten in ten questions.  Then check yesterday's answers.

PM Work - Write your speech for the Lovers' Lane leavers video.  

You could include...

- When you started at lovers lane...                                        - What your favourite trip was...

- What your funniest memory was....                                      - Who your friends were....

-  Your greatest achievement....                                             - Your role in the school nativity

-  What you remember about each class...

Once these are written, we will film them at school or if you are working at home you could film it and email it to me at jpalmer@loverslane.notts.sch.uk

 

Thursday 2nd July

English 1 - Write definitions for the words listed (which are words linked to the picture).  If you don't have a dictionary, google will help.  The answers are in the files below.

English 2 - Find and correct the spellings in the sentences.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 4 - Reflecting shapes.  https://vimeo.com/432269890 Then complete the activity sheets below, before checking your answers (see files).

Maths 2 - In you books, answer the Ten in ten questions and check yesterday's answers.

Wednesday 1st July

English 1 - Look at the picture below of the submerged city and answer the questions shown below.  Answers and the other activities can be found in the files below.

English 2 - Correct the spelling mistake circled in each sentence below.

Maths 1 - Watch the video clip for Lesson 3 - translations.  https://vimeo.com/432269759Then try the activities shown below.  You can check your answers in the files below.  

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your books, before checking the answers you got for yesterday's work.

Tuesday 30th June

English 1 - Watch the video lessons -'writing a thank you letter' - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z69mt39

1)  Complete the online quiz.

2)   Write your own letter to our 'Healthcare heroes', using the correct features of a thank you letter.

English 2 - Find and correct the spellings in each sentence.

Maths - Watch the video for Lesson 2 - co-ordinates in all four quadrants. https://vimeo.com/432269606 Then answer the questions shown below in your book.  The answers are attached in a PDF below.

Maths 2 - In your book, complete the Ten in ten maths questions, before marking yesterday's answers.

 

Monday 29th June

English 1 - Read the comprehension questions about the 'Great Plague**' and answer the questions shown below.

English 2 - Correct the spellings shown in the sentences below.

Maths 1 - Watch the video about using 'The first quadrant' https://vimeo.com/432269494 before trying to answer the questions below.  When you have completed your work, answers are shown in the files below.

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your book and then  check your answers for last Friday.

PM - Choose a task from above or complete the transition activities (emailed to parents last week).

Friday 26th June

English 1 - Improve the 'sick sentences'.  Add adjectives (describing words), powerful verbs (not walked..), adverbs (describe how things are done) and similes (see Thursday's work).  Write them out in your book.

English 2 - Find and correct the spellings in the sentences.

Maths 1 - See how many of the challenge questions you can answer in your books.  A selection are shown below and they can all be found (with the answers) in the files below.

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your Maths book and check yesterday's work.

Thursday 25th June

English 1 - Read the story opening again and list all the similes.  Then make up your own similes to describe the dragons.

English 2 - Correct the spelling mistakes circled in the sentences.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 4 - Volume of cuboids.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Then complete the activities below, before checking your answers.  Further examples can be found on BBC Bitesize.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your book. Then check yesterday's answers.

PM - Choose an activity from above.  

Wednesday 24th June

English 1 - Read the story introduction that accompanies the picture.  1) Then try to answer the questions about the story. 2) Make a list of adjectives (describing words e.g.  vast).

English 2 - Find and correct the spelling mistakes in each sentence.

Maths 1- Watch the video for Lesson 3 - Area of parallelograms https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then complete the activities below, before checking your answers.  Look on BBC bitesize for further activities. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten in ten questions in your book.  Then check yesterday's answers.

 

Tuesday 23rd June

English 1 - Look at the image below.  In your books, write a list of nouns (things you can see),  a list of adjectives (words to describe the nouns e.g. fierce), a list of verbs (describing what the dragons are doing e.g. darting) and a list of adverbs (words to describe the verb e.g. ferociously).  

English 2 -  Correct the spellings on the sheet below.  Then check your answers in the files.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 2 - area of triangles. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Then answer the questions on the activity sheets below.  Look on BBC Bitesize for further activities https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons.

Maths 2 - In your books, complete the Ten in ten questions, before checking yesterday's answers.

PM - Look above to choose an afternoon activity.

Monday 22nd June

English 1 - Complete the reading comprehension below.  You will find the answers in files.

English 2 - Correct the spellings on the sheet below.

Maths - Use the information in the knowledge organiser to help you answer the area questions below.  Check your answers with the PDF in files below.

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in Ten questions in your book and then check Friday's answers.

 

Friday 19th June

English 1 - Looking at the two sheets below and complete the redrafting activities.

English 2 - Correct the spelling mistakes identified.  

Maths 1 - Use the information given to work out the value of the shapes in the number puzzles.  Sheet 1 (easier) and Sheet 2 (harder)

Maths 2 - In your books answer the Ten in Ten questions.  Then check your answers from yesterday.

Thursday 18th June

English 1 - Look at the two paragraphs below - the second is a redraft of the first.  Identify how it has been improved and consider the content of paragraph 3, by completing the activities.

English 2 - Find and correct the incorrect spellings in the sentences.  

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 4 - convert between miles and km.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Then try the activities on the sheets below, before checking your answers.  If you require any further help then look at BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zypy6g8

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your book.  Then check your answers for yesterday.  

Wednesday 17th June

English 1 -  Use your knowledge from yesterday's work to improve sentences, by changing adjectives, adding sentences starters and evaluating examples of editing.  Write the new sentences and comments in your books.

English 2 - Correct the spellings on the sheet.  Then check your answers.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 3 - Converting metric measurements.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/Then complete the activity sheets below, before checking your answers.  If you need further examples or activities, please look on the BBC Bitesize link.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zt883j6

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions and check your answers from yesterday.

Tuesday 16th June

English 1 - Complete the activities below - identifying word classes editing and parts of sentences - either on the sheet or in books.

English 2 - Find and correct the spelling mistakes.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 2 - Find pairs of Values on the link.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Complete the activity sheets below, before checking your answers in the files below.  Look on BBC Bitesize for further explanations or activities.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your book.  Then check yesterday's work.

PM - See above and choose from activities.  

Monday 15th June

English 1 - Read 'The Persian Post' before answering the comprehension questions.  Answers can be found in the files below.

English 2 - Can you correct the mistakes identified in the spellings list?

Maths 1 -  Watch the video on the link https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then try to complete the worksheets below, before checking your answers.  Click on the BBC Bitesize link for further activities.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmw83j6

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in Ten questions in your book.  Then check your answers for Friday's work.

PM - The afternoon topic pack show above has lots of different topic based ideas and activities to keep you busy in the afternoons.  I will prepare a pack for all children returning to school and if you would like to pick one up, please message me above and I will make sure there is one waiting for you too.  This topic pack should keep your afternoons full until the end of term.

                  

Friday 12th June

English 1 - Watch the video tour around Ancient Athens again, paying particular attention to how you think you would feel walking around the city. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a8cWF-29lI&t=63s Then use your sentences from yesterday to write a diary, as a ancient warrior visiting the city for the first time.  Don't forget to use:

-   first person                       -  past tense                  -  facts and emotions                 - interesting sentence starters.

Either write this in your books, or if you can type it in word then you could email me it to read and mark.

English 2 -Compete the SPAG sheet below, before checking your answers.

Maths 1 - See how many of the Maths challenge questions you can answer.  The answers are in the files below.

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in Ten questions in your book.  Then mark yesterday's work.

PM - See activity above.  

 

 

 

 

Thursday 11th June

English 1 - Watch the video tour around Ancient Athens. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a8cWF-29lI&t=63s.  Then look at the images and the different sentence starters.  Match the sentence starters to a picture and finish them in first person e.g. All around me the smells of the fresh produce filled the air. (near the market stalls).  Write them in your book or if you can print the pictures, under each picture.  These will be used to write a diary entry on Friday.

English 2 - Answer the SPAG questions below in your books, before checking your answers.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 4 - Solve simple one step equations https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then try the activities shown below.  The answers can be found in the files below.  Look at BBC Bitesize for further activities and explanations. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkkts4j

Maths 2 - Complete the different Ten in ten questions and then mark yesterday's work.


 

Wednesday 10th June

English 1 - Watch the video showing a tour around the ancient city of Athens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a8cWF-29lI&t=63s.  Create a mind-map to show what it is like in different locations.  (See below)

English 2 - Complete the SPAG activities and then check your answer (in files below).

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 3 - Substitution https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then complete the activities below, before checking your answers.  Follow the links for BBC Bitesize if you want to complete further activities. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjs9whv

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten  in ten questions in your book and then mark yesterday's work.

PM - Now that you have found out about Greece today, publish you work in the Purple Mash folder - Greece Information Report.  I will mark these tonight (Wednesday night).

 

Tuesday 9th June

English 1 - Look at the image below, which shows a soldier looking down over the Ancient city of Athens.  List as many adjectives as you can to describe the following.

i-  the mountains    ii - the buildings  iii - city wall       iv - statues       v- clouds        vii - Acropolis 

English 2 - Complete the questions on the SPAG sheet below.   Then check your answers in the files below.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 2 -Finding an expression https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then complete the activities in your book, before checking your answers with those attached in the files.

Maths 2 -  Try to answer the Ten in ten questions in your work books.  Then check your answers from yesterday.

PM - Carry on researching and adding work to your information report about 'Athens Today' on Purple Mash.

Monday 8th June 

English 1 - Read the comprehension about Greece (2 star), then answer the questions below.  You can find the answers in the links below too.

English 2 - Look at the SPAG sheet below and answer the questions in your book (answers in the links below).

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 1 - Find a rule https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then answer the questions below in your book.  On BBC Bitesize you can find additional explanations and activities to try too. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zm6296f

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your book, before marking Friday's work.

PM - Geography.  Over the next 3 afternoons I would like you to research facts about Greece today (you can use your English for a starter).  Then create a report about Greece in Purple Mash.  Please save your work in the folder (Greece information report) I have created in 2PublishPlus, using the report format (top left corner).

Friday 5th June 

English 1 - Watch the story of Perseus and Medusa again.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwOQ3YAhFpoThen divide a page of your book into sections - you will need to work out how many sections when you watch the film.  Create a story board, showing pictures with speech bubbles to retell the story.  If you want you could add a sentence to each box too.  Please take a photograph and email this to me - I'd love to see your work.

English 2 - Answer the SPAG questions on the sheet below.  Then check your answers (shown in the files under today's work)

Maths 1 - Challenge activities.  Try to see how many of the challenges shown below you can complete.  Answers to follow...

Maths 2 - In your book, answer the Ten in ten questions.  Then check your answers from yesterday (shown below).

PM  - Animal hand art.  Watch the link showing how to use your hands to start a drawing of different animals.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GdzfUog6oqkTry 2 different pictures and send me a photo if you can.  

  

Thursday 4th June

English 1 - Use the image of Medusa to create a 'word waiter', gather vocabulary to use in your version of the myth next week.  In your book add as many nouns (things you can see in the picture), adjectives (words to describe the nouns), verbs (words to describe what the nouns are doing e.g. eyes staring) and an adverb ( to say how the verbs are being 'done' e.g. eyes staring piercingly).

English 2 - Answer the SPAG questions from the activity mat.  Then check your answers in the files below.

Maths 1 -Watch the video for Lesson 4 - Percentage of amounts.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then complete the questions show in the sheets below (answers are in the files below).  Look on BBC Bitesize for further activities and explanations. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your book and then check your answers from yesterday.

PM - Science Read the information below about 'The body's defence system'.  Then choose one of the following activities:

1)  Create a glossary - listing all the technical words used and their meaning.  2)  Make a poster showing the 3 different ways a body defends itself from infection    3)  Imagine you are a virus trying to attack the body's defence system.  Describe your journey imagining you are a virus.  4)  Create a quiz about the information to ask someone else at home. 

Wednesday 3rd June

English 1  -  Watch the video retelling the story of 'Perseus and Medusa', then answer the comprehension questions shown below in your book.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwOQ3YAhFpo

English 2 - Answer the questions on the SPAG activity mat in your book.  Then check the answers shown in the files below.  

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 3 - order fractions, decimals and percentages https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then complete the activity sheets below in your book.  The answers can be found in the files below.  For further activities look on BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrkw2fr

Maths 2  - Look at the Ten in Ten questions below and answer them in your book.  Then check yesterday's work.

PM - Use the clues and to complete the wordsearch (if you have a printer).  If not use the clues to find the answers from the word bank below the clues.  Again answers in the files below.

 

Tuesday 2nd June

English 1 - Watch the Ancient Greek myth, 'Perseus and Medusa' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwOQ3YAhFpo (you don't need to answer the questions at the end of the film, just listen to the story).  Listen out for the vocabulary on the list below to work out what they mean in context.  In your book list each word and add a synonym (word which has a similar meaning) or write a dictionary/google definition.

English 2 - Complete the activities on the SPAG sheet in your books. Then check your answers.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 2 - Equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages, https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ before completing the activities below in your book.  You can check your answers in the link below.  Look at Bitesize to see further explanations and activities.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjckjp3

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions for today in your book.  Then check your answers for yesterday.

PM - Read the information below about respiratory hygiene and watch the video on this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttOJginmMi4.   Then use the ideas in the poster below to design your own poster to inform people about its importance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 1st June 

English 1 - Read 'The Mouse and His Child' - Unit 19 reading comprehension (which is the last one you should have).  Then answer the questions on the sheet.  Answers will be posted with tomorrow's work.

English 2 - Complete the SPAG questions in your book.  Then check your answers which are in the files below.

Maths 1 - Watch the video on the link for Lesson 1 - Fractions to percentages. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/  Then complete the activity sheet in your book.  For further explanations and activities, look at BBC Bitesize  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvcny9q

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten questions in your books.  Then check the answers from the Friday before half term.

PM - Read the information about Hand Hygiene below and watch the video .  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRlVdja4S48Then try and answer the quiz questions below.   

Look at our cooking creations....Mars Bar crunch, a chocolate and raspberry cake, cup cakes, cheesecake, spaghetti and even a roast dinner!

Some of us have started our Ancient Greek gods and monsters project. Others have been getting creative in different ways...

Contact Mrs Palmer here if you have any questions or need help with your work at home.

Please use this form to get in touch with Mrs Palmer who will help with your questions.

Friday 22nd May

English 1 - Look at the limerick poster, examples and watch the link.https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z4mmn39/articles/zw3yw6f

Then use the plan to try and write your own.  

English 2 - Ask someone at home to test you on your spelling sheet.

Maths 1 - Have a look at the Maths problems below.  How many can you answer?

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten in ten quesions in your books. Then mark yesterday's work.  

PM - Geography

Like yesterday's activity, write the alphabet  and a UK location (city, village or town).  Can you find where they are on a map of the UK.

 

 

Thursday 21st May

English 1 - Look at the poster explaining what a Haiku is.  You may need to re-watch yesterday's video about syllables too.  Then have a go at writing your own Haiku about anything you choose.  

English 2 - Answer the Summer Term SPA  questions (sheet 4) below and then check your answers in the files shown below.

Maths 1 - Watch the video as Lesson 4 - Decimals for fractions. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Then try the activities shown below.  You can find further explanations and activities on BBC Bitesize. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z67r92p

Maths 2 - Work out the answers for the Ten in ten quesitons below.  Then check the answers from yesterday's work.

PM - Geography Challenge.  1)  Write down the alphabet with a country for each letter e.g. A= Australia, B= Brazil.    2)  Try and locate the country on the world map below.  Is there a country for every letter of the alphabet?

'Breathe competition' - Please see the flyer in the files, which gives details of a competition you could enter.  Please email me any work for this so that I can forward it to Mrs Stafford.  

 

Wednesday 20th May

English 1 - Do you know what a syllable is?  Watch the video link to find out, as you will need this for today's poetry writing.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-english-syllables-with-joe-tracini/znt4nrd  Then look at the syllable rules poster and the examples shown below to find out how to write your own cinquain.  Use the plan to write your own about any aspect of the weather (or something else if you wish).

English 2 - Complete the SPAG Summer 3 activity sheet below.  The answers are shared in the links below today's work.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 3 - Divide decimals by integers https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/, before completing the activity sheets below.  You can also find more information and further activities on Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zmbxhbk

Maths 2 - In your book, try the Ten-in-ten questions before marking yesterday's work.

PM - Geography On the sheet below, put locate the cities listed on the bottom of the sheet and add to the picture (if you can).  Challenge - Find out the population of each city and rank them in size order.

Tuesday 19th May

English 1 - Look at the information sheet about Kennings poems below. Then use the planner sheet to gather ideas that you could include in a Kenning about you.  Write your Kenning Poem in your book (try to include at least 10 lines - each with 2 words) and you could decorate it with images to show the different aspects e.g. football kicker, Fortnite player, milk-shake maker.  These would be great displayed on our class page.

English 2  - Answer the questions on the Summer SPAG sheet.  (Answers attached below)

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 2 - Multiply Decimals by Integers https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then complete the activity sheets shown below in your book.  Look at Bitesize link for further explanations and activities. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhfj2sg

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten-in-ten questions in your book.  Then check yesterday's answers.

PM - Complete your exercise circuit - adding the totals achieved to your book.

Monday 18th May

English 1 - Read the poem 'The listeners' (Unit 18) and complete the activities. Answers will follow tomorrow.

English 2 - Answer the questions on the SPAG activity mat.  You can find the answers in the links below. 

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 1 - multiply / divide by 10  100 and 1000.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/  Answer the quesitons in the activity sheets and check your answers (see links below).

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten-in-ten questions in your books and check your answers for Friday.  

PM Science - Read the information in the knowledge organiser and choose an activity  a) create a quiz (you could use 2quiz in Purple Mash), b) create an explanation text about one aspect of the information or c)  copy one of the diagrams and label in your book.  

Friday 15th May 

English 1 - Follow the link for Bitesize to 'Daily Book Club' sharing extracts from Percy Jackson and the lightening thief and complete the three activities in your books. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zj74kmn

English 2 - Get someone at home to test you on the spelling list in your book.  

Maths 1 - See how many of the 'Problem's of the day' you can complete.  

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten-in-ten questions in your book.  Then mark yesterday's work.

PM - ART - Create a positive and negative shape image - using the ideas from below.

Thursday 14th May

English 1 - Over the next 2 days use your facts about Captain Tom to either write a newspaper report about his recent achievement, write an interview (including questions that you would ask him and answers that he may give) or write an email to Captain Tom, thanking him for his amazing achievement.  If you have access to a tablet or laptop use a 2Publish writing frame to send me your work - there are several newspaper frames and you could use a plain frame for an interview.  I have attached instructions below.  Please use your book if this is not possible.  

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 4 - Fractions of amounts https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ before completing the activity sheets.  Look at the Bitesize link too for more examples https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjhtpg8.

Maths 2

Answer the Ten in ten questions in your book and mark yesterday's work too.

PM -  Complete the cooking activity from yesterday (Wednesday 13th May) if you haven't already.  If you have then you could make a poster, advertising your food.

Wednesday 12th May

English - Read the 'homophone story' below.  Write out in your books correcting the incorrect use of homophones (see word link below).

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 3 - Divide fractions by integers https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then answer the questions in the activity sheet shown below.  Remember to look at Bitesize for further examples https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhw8wty.

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten-in-ten questions in your book and mark yesterday's work.

PM - Let's Cook!

Your challenge for the next few afternoons, is to either bake or make your family a cake/snack/lunch.  I know flour is in short supply, so you could make something as simple as beans on toast or if you can, make and decorate a cake.  Of course you will need adult supervision when using kitchen equipment, but I'm sure they will enjoying sampling your cooking in return.  As part of this activity please do the following:

1)  Cook and bake something for your family

2)  Photograph the finished product and email the photograph to me, so I can share it on our class page.

3)  Write instructions for someone else to cook / bake the same food.  

4)  Challenge - Try and work out the cost of your cake / meal / snack per person.  

Tuesday 12th May

English 1 - Research the life and achievements of Captain Tom.  Write down as many facts about him as you can about his life and recent achievements.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/52614193

English 2 - Write a short story using incorrect homophones (words which sound the same but are spelt differently and have different meaning).  If you can, type this into a blog (Homophone story), as I would like to use someone's work as Wednesday's activity.

e.g.  The night road his horse two the stable.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 2 - mulitplying fractions by fractions https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/Then try the activities below in your book (PDF links attached).  

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten-in-ten questions in your book.  Then mark yesterday's answers.  

PM - Complete the next week's work of your exercise circuit - hopefully your exercises are getting easier.  

Monday 11.5.20

English 1 - Read the extract from 'The Ghost of Thomas Kempe' (Unit 15) and answer comprehension questions on sheet.  (answers will be uploaded with Tuesday's work.

English 2 - Look at the words on the list below and add a prefix to make a new word.  How many can you think of?  e.g. 

1)  ___port       import   export    report   transport     passport

Maths 1 - Watch the video clip on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ for Lesson 1 - Multiply fractions by integers and answer the questions below in your books. Look at the activity and video from BBC Bitesize too for this learning objective https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbh6hbk Please note these are no longer on the webpage but the answers and sheets can be accessed through links below.   

PM - Science - Choose a habitat from the list given on the sheet below.  Then find out and list 10-20 animals and plants that live there.  Try and classify them into the correct groups (listed).  

 

Thursday 7th April

English 1 - Using the picture of the mountain pass, either draw the adventurer (labeling his features using a noun phrase e.g. a large, protruding nose) or use your senses to describe what it would be like journeying along the mountain pass to High Hrothga.

English 2 - Ask someone at home to test you on your spellings.  Let me know how you got on.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 4 - Mixed addition and subtraction of fractions.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then try and complete the activities in your book, before checking them using the link.  

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten-in ten questions in your book and check your answers from yesterday.

PM - Now you know why we are celebrating VE day tomorrow, either make a poster to advertise a street party or design a decoration to put in your window.  

 

Wednesday 6th May

English 1 - Look at the picture we used yesterday and the 'sick sentences'.  Can you improve the sentences by adding adjectives (describing words), adverbs (words to describe the verbs) and interesting sentence starters?

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 3 - Add and subtract fractions https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ before trying to complete the activity.  

Maths 2 - In your books, answer the Ten in ten questions and mark yesterdays work (see files below).

PM - What is VE day? 

This Friday there is a bank holiday to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE day.  Watch the video https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-ve-day/z7xtmfr and read the information https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/48201749 about this day (nearly 75 years ago).  Then either write a diary as a child on the 8th of May 1945, write a newspaper report describing the events leading up to and VE day, or write 10 facts about VE day.

Tuesday 5th May

English 1 - Look at the picture and read the story opener.  Then answer the questions in your work book.

English 2 -  List the adjectives in the story opener and find a synonym (a word with similar meaning) for each one that you can find. 

Maths 1 - Watch the video for lesson 2 (https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/) before trying to answer the questions on the activity sheet.  (This is consolidation work from last year).

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten-in-ten questions in your book and mark yesterdays work.

PM - Do this week's practice of your exercise circuit and record how many of each activity you can do.

As it is normally singing assembly, why not try learning this song...https://www.singup.org/singupathome/song-of-the-week

 

Monday 4th May

English 1 - Complete the comprehension Dinosaurs (Unit 8) on the sheet.  Answers will follow later.

Maths 1 -  Watch the video Lesson 1 - simplifying fractions https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then complete the activity sheet before checking your answers.

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten-in-ten questions in your book.

Science - Investigate how exercise affects heart rate.  Watch the video clip https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks2-how-our-circulatory-system-keeps-us-alive/zhf76v4 .  Then you can either:

1)  Investigate how different exercise affects heart rate (see sheets / graph paper below).

2)  Investigate how long it takes your body to recover from exercise.  

You will need to measure your resting pulse rate (see instructions below), then take your pulse again after exercise.  

 

Friday 1st May

English 1 - Redraft your story using paragraphs and add images (if you want).  If you have used Purple Mash, I will give you some feedback on what to do.  Try and add the following to improve your writing:

1)  5 more adjectives (describing words)           2)  An -ing sentence starter (look back to the writing earlier in the week).

3)  Look at the ending - could you leave the reader on a cliff-hanger     4)  At least 2 adverbs.

English 2 - Ask someone at home to test you on your spelling list - let me know how you got on.

Maths 1 - Look at the Maths challenges in the PDF attached.  I have shown you a sample below.  

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten in Ten questions in your book.

PM - Complete a task from the Ancient Greek sheet.

Thursday 30th April

English 1 - Over the next two days I would like you to write you story version of the Literacy Shed film, Adrift.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkmCYyOnjRk Once you have written your first draft in your book, read it out to your family at home to see if you can find any mistakes or improve your work.  Then type up on the new page I have created on the blog or ask a parent to send me a photo of your wonderful work.   Try to use 

- a range of sentence starters        -  speech (correctly punctuated)                 - range of different sentence lengths

- expanded noun phrases (e.g. the gigantic bird with paper fastened round its neck)         - a range of different punctuation marks

English 2 - Answer SPAG question in books.

Maths 1 - Watch the video https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ - Lesson 4 - Problem Solving, before trying to complete the activity.  

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten-in-ten questions in your book and mark yesterday's work too.

PM - Choose another of the Ancient Greek activities and practice a breathe - Mrs Stafford will text you the link tomorrow.

Wednesday 29.4.20

English 1 - Look at the image below and complete the activities shown.

English 2  - Look at the SPAG questions in your book.

Maths 1 - Watch  the video for Lesson 3 - Problem Solving https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ .  Complete the activities in your book before marking it.

Maths 2 - Look at the Ten-in-ten questions in your book and mark yesterday's work too.

Topic - Choose another activity from the Ancient Greek God grid.  Don't forget to send photos!

Tuesday 28th April

English 1 - Over the next few days, I'll be asking you to complete different activities that will help you write your story version of Adrift.  If you want to watch the clip again each day too, this will help.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkmCYyOnjRk  Today I would like you to write 10 complex sentences, which start with a subordinate -ing clause about the film.  Please see the examples below to help you.

English 2  - Complete the 5 SPAG questions in books.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 2 - Angles in regular polygons https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then complete the activity in your book.  Don't forget you can find the answers on the page too.

Maths 2 - Answer the Ten-in-ten questions in your book.  Mark yesterday's work too. 

PE - Complete the next installment of you exercise circuit and record your progress.  

Monday 27th April

English 1 - Complete the 'City in Darkness' reading comprehension questions.  I will post the answers tomorrow.

English 2 - Try and answer the 5 SPAG questions below in your book.

Maths 1 - Watch the video on the link https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ - Lesson 1 - Special quadrilaterals, before trying to complete the activity in your book.

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten in ten questions in your book - answers to follow tomorrow.

Science - Copy out or print the cloze procedure about the heart, adding the  missing words.  Draw or print out a diagram of the heart and try and label the different parts.  These video links may help https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwdr6yc  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zv9qhyc/articles/zm6xvk7  

Friday 24.4.20

English 1 - Watch the short film 'Adrift' on the link given. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkmCYyOnjRk.  Then create a flow-chart of the events of all of the film (see my example of the introduction below).  Finally, predict what you think will happen next.  Write your ideas down in a paragraph and share on the new blog page I have set up.  I will approve these so you can compare your ideas to other people's.  

English 2 - Get someone at home to test you on your spelling list.

Maths 1 - Try the challenges below.  (I have attached the PDF below in case you want to choose another)  How many can you complete?

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten-in-ten questions in your books and mark the answers from yesterday.

Ancient Greek topic - Pick another activity from the table below.  

 

Thursday 23rd April

English 1 - Look at the four pictures below.  Order them to retell a story.  For each picture write 2 sentences.

English 2 - Answer the 5 SPAG questions in your book.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 4 - Angles in triangles (missing angles) on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Complete the activities in your book and then check your answers.

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten-in-ten questions in your book and then check yesterdays answers.

Ancient Greek gods & goddesses project - Pick and complete at least 5 activities from the selection (above).  These need to be completed by the 8th of May, and will form most of your afternoon activities until then.

Well done to Maisie, Ben, Joseph, Deividas, Summer and Sydney-Mae for completing the quiz.  Here are the answers.

Wednesday 22nd April

Maths 1 - Watch the lesson 3 video about angles in triangles (special cases) on this link https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Then complete the activity sheet - you do not need a protractor.  Once completed check your answers.  If you need any help then just email me.

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten-in-ten questions and check your answers from yesterday.

English 1 - Create a word waiter for the image below.  Split your page into 4 sections then list nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs (aim for 10 in each section).

English 2 - Answer the 5 SPAG questions in your book.

Ancient Greek Gods quiz - Can you find the answers to my 10 quiz questions.  Please email me your answers.  Shout out to the person with the most correct answers...

A big shout out to Summer, Ben, Joseph, Maisie and Vilija for their superb Science work today, when you created a quiz about The Circulatory System on Purple Mash.  Well done.

Tuesday 21st April

English 1 - Look at the picture of the girl staring out the window.  Split a page in your book into 3 sections.  In the first section - list everything we know (we can see in the picture).  Then in the second - list things we can infer (guess using the picture clues e.g. time of day, what she is watching).  Lastly, in the final box write questions you would like to ask her if you could.  Try to list 5 points in each section.  This is the first activity of a 2 week story writing block.

English 2  - Try the 5 SPAG questions shown below in your book.

Maths 1 - Watch the video for Lesson 2 -(angles in a triangle) on this link.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Then complete the questions in your book.  Please note - you will be unable to do 1b without a protractor.  

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten-in-ten questions in your book and check your answers from yesterday (see link below).

PE - Create an exercise circuit in your house or garden.  Pick 10 activities and list in your book (e.g. star jumps, squats etc) each week see how many of each activity you can do in 1 minute and record in your book.  

Monday 20th April

English 1 - Read and complete the comprehension questions for Unit 4 - The Pied Piper of Hamelin.  I will post the answers tomorrow.

English 2 - Complete the 5 SPAG questions in your book.

Maths 1 - Watch the video from Lesson 1 - Vertically opposite angles https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ before completing the questions in your books.  You can find the answers on the link too.

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten-in-ten questions in your book.  I will post the answers tomorrow.

Science / Computing - Watch the 4 learner guide videos on the link https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwdr6yc.  Write quiz questions and answers either in your book or use 2-Quiz on Purple Mash (I have set a 2-do). 

 

Friday 3rd April

English 1  Go back to your advert (either on the blog or in your books).  Read through your work and use a different colour to improve or correct any mistakes you can find.

English 2 Read the letter that I have written to you below and find all my mistakes...unfortunately there are many!  I have added this to the blog so you can tell me where I have gone wrong - just list the line number and describe the mistake.  I look forward to hearing from you....

English 3 Get someone at home to test you on your spelling list.  

Maths 1  Write the co-ordiantes of the eggs in the grid (remember along the corridor, up or down the stairs).

Maths 2 Complete the ten-in-ten questions in your book and mark yesterday's work.

UPDATED: Look at the different skills shown in these pictures! Email your pictures to show off what you have been doing.

Thursday 2nd April

English / Computing /Art Use your work from the last few days to create a new advert for your favourite product e.g. a computer console, new chocolate bar etc.  Look at the success criteria to see what else to add to your advert.  Type your advert into the Year 6 Class Blog adverts. I have added some 'how to use the blog' instructions in links for today (below). If you can draw packaging or a slogan or your product and photograph it so that you can add to your advert on the blog.  I look forward to reading these and sharing them on our page tomorrow evening.

Maths 1 Watch the video on the link https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/and complete the activity in your book, then check the answers (which can also be found on the link).

Maths 2 Complete the Ten-in-ten questions in your book and check your answers from yesterday.

Wednesday 1st April

English  Write conditional sentences containing modal verbs to persuade for each of the products shown and then 5 for your product (from yesterday). e.g. If you climb onto the amazing new trampoline you will be able to reach the stars.

Choose from the 1, 2 or 3 star levels of help from the links below todays page.

Maths 1 Look at the video on the link https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/, before completing Lesson 4 - Introducing angles activity.  (We have skipped a day because I do not expect you have protractors at home.)

Maths 2  Complete the Ten-in-ten questions show below and mark your answers from yesterday.

Breathe - Try the breathe attached with your family at home.  Then design your own breathe to share when we return to school - use the template to help you structure your breathe.

 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

English   Pick one of your favourite games or foods.  You are going to produce a sequence of work to help you write your own advert for the product to share on the Class Blog and on the class page on Friday.

a)  Write a list of at least 20 appealing adjectives for your product. e.g. If you were picking a chocolate bar you could list - delicious, tempting, mouth-watering etc..

b)  Write a list of 10 commands linked to your product (remember they start with an imperative (bossy) verb). e.g. Grab your controller now and propel yourself into a world of action and adventure.  

Maths 1.

Watch the video about ratio and proportion problems on the link https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ before completing the activity in your books (answers can be downloaded from the site).

Maths 2  Complete the Ten-in-Ten questions in your book and mark yesterdays work too.

PE   Try the Joe Wicks work out at least 3 times a week.  Can you think of a new team game we can play to develop ball skills when we return to school?  Write a set of instructions with clear rules for a brand new team ball game.  

 

Monday 30th March

English  - Complete the comprehension 'Fox Facts File' (Unit 3).  I will post the answers tomorrow.

Maths 1 - Watch the clip https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/  from Week 2 - Lesson 1 - Calculating scale factors, before completing the activity in your books.

Maths 2 - Complete the Ten- in- Ten questions in your book (answers to follow tomorrow).

Science - Watch the clip about light https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zyntsbk.  Complete the cloze procedure (copying it out neatly in your book).  Investigate how you can use a mirror to see behind you - draw a diagram to show how we can see behind us with a mirror.  

A huge well done for your 'Haunted House' work.  I have really enjoyed reading your stories on the blog and have added a link to share your hard work.  https://www.purplemash.com/blog?sharedLinkMode=1#/app/blog/5e7b9d45644e4f6248206756/

Don't worry if you could not do this online, I look forward to reading your work in your books.  Mrs Palmer

Friday 27.3.20

English 1 -  Look at the 7 sentences below.  Write them into your books adding adverbs, adjectives, and subordinate clauses.

1)  The boy watched.          2)  She waited.               3)  The band played.                 4) There it stood.                   5)  The children yelled.

6)  The cat moved.             7)  Many people hurried.

e.g.  The girl hid.      In the giant, wooden wardrobe, the small girl hid silently, as she heard the other children looking for her.

English 2 -  Ask someone at home to test you on 20 of your spellings.  Once you have completed your test, can you work out what percentage you scored.  

Maths 1 -  Watch the video for Lesson 5 and complete the activity in your books https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ .

Maths 2 - Complete the 10-in-10 questions.

Art - Create your own rainbow artwork for your window (I've pinched this from Mrs Stafford!).  If you can send in photos, I'll add them to our page. 

Science -  1)  Find out what the following words mean transparent, translucent and opaque. Write a definition in your books, then see how many different examples you can find at home and list them in your books.

2)  Explain how shadows are made.  Then test different transparent, translucent and opaque objects in your house, do those objects make a shadow?

Thursday 26.3.20

English 1 - Today use your words list from Tuesday and my example writing from today to help you write a piece of descriptive writing describing the house, or a story based upon the house.  Please can you write these on the class blog (if possible).  I have added a new blog on class blogs, which is called Year 6 Haunted House Blog.  I look forward to reading your work and will share so others can look too.

Maths 1 - Go onto the White Rose website https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/.  Look at the video for Lesson 3 - Introducing the ratio symbol and complete the sheet too (we have already looked at Lesson 2 activities).  

Maths 2 - Complete the 10-in-10 questions and check your answers for Wednesday's work.

Wednesday 25th March

English 1 - Write out the description below in your books, finding and correcting the 11 mistakes.  (I have included a word document if you want to print it.)  

English 2 - Complete the SPAG questions in your book.

Maths 1 - Use your net sheet in your books.  Cut out each net (each individual shape) and fold it to see if it makes a cube.  Either stick any that do in your book or write down which net letters make a cube.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhAKaUuvib4

Maths 2 - Complete the 10-in-10 questions below in your book.

Topic - Finish your poster about your chosen river.

Tuesday 24th March      You can now access our class blog on Purple Mash....

English activity 1 - Look at the picture below.  In your book use your inference skills to write down the answers to the 5ws.  Where was the picture taken?  When was the picture taken?  Who is the picture about?  What is happening in the picture and why?

English activity 2 - Create a table to show a list of 10 adjectives , 10 nouns, 10 verbs and 10 adverbs that help to describe the picture, e.g. forked (adjective) lightening (noun), flashing (verb) loudly (adverb).   Please email me your favourite words so I can share good ideas.   Please see below for yesterdays comprehension answers.

Maths activity - Look on the White Rose page and watch the video about ratio.  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Then complete the sheet (shown on the page and below) - writing answers and showing working out in your books.  Once complete, you can find answers on the page too.  

 

Day 2 - PDF of language of ratio sheet

Monday 23rd March

Please complete the daily tasks on your sheet plus:

Maths Activity 1 - In your book find complete the number bond questions sheet - time yourself to see how quickly you can do it.

Maths Activity 2 - Look at the triangle sheet.  See how many different shapes you can make by colouring different parts of the triangle (see photo below).

 English Activity 1 - Complete the reading comprehension in the pack - Swiss Family Robinson (Unit 1) 

1)  dog    2) a troop   3) The monkeys threw them.   4)  The animals would be carried for provisions e.g. meat and milk and as stock for the beginning of farming in settled lands.  5)  the father    6)  Describe how animals were tied to wood and ropes from each animal kept them together.  7)  They would have died of starvation or drowned.   8)  There was blood in the sea.     9) early astir - up early   cut the cables - cut the ropes hold the boat     strange herd - the animals because of the buoys attached    hove in sight - came into view.   10)  The countryside stretched before them.  The author used personification to speak of Nature as if she was a beautiful girl.  

Topic work for the week - Find out about a river anywhere in the world.  Create a poster giving information about it - either in paper copy or on Purple Mash.  

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Welcome to Year 6

Mrs Palmer is the Class teacher with teaching assistants Mrs Potter and Mrs Fixter.

 

 

As part of Chinese New Year, we created wall hangings with pictures of the Oriental Cherry Tree and our names in Chinese.

Our Reading Challenge winners enjoying a book, a drink of hot chocolate and piece of cake at Strays as part of their reward. Between them they have read a whopping 44 books in just 2 months! Well done all.

We are going to Victorian Britain - look at the activities we have planned for this autumn term.

Expectations in Year 6

 

  • Please bring your Reading diary and book into school every day.
  • Read at home at least 4 times a week and record in your reading diary
  • Make sure PE kits are in school Monday to Friday.
  • Homework (given out on a Wednesday) needs to be completed by the following Monday so we can mark it together.
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