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Week Beginning 18th January 2021

Home Learning Monday 18th January 2021

Hello Year 6,

It is Monday again – how did that happen? I was very impressed with all the penguin sketches I was sent! Take a look at our new Art Blog – you will see some amazing work!

Please find your learning tasks for today below.

Have a great day, stay safe,

Miss M

English:

Reading: Make sure that you are reading for at least 30 minutes a day and that you are completing your Lexia minutes.

NEW - Oak National Academy have launched a virtual library! This week’s Author of the Week is: Jacqueline Wilson! Check it out by following this link: https://library.thenational.academy/

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 6 and 7 of your CGP English Comprehension book. Make sure you add your answers to the Year 6 English Blog, so I can mark them. Remember to PEE!

SPAG: To investigate suffixes past and present (–ed and –ing)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-suffixes-past-and-present-60rkcc

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Add –ed to each of the following verbs to turn them into the past tense, making sure that you are spelling them correctly, and then add them to a sentence.

descend

identify

recognise

drag

If you are unable to access this lesson, read the relevant pages in your English study book and complete the task above. Don’t forget to add your sentences to the Year 6 English Blog.

Writing: Sentence Stacking Day 3! Please read the instructions carefully and record your writing in your Home Learning book, remembering to use your best handwriting and to read back and check your work.

Handwriting/Spelling: Log in to Letter-join (www.letter-join.co.uk) and select Year 6. Choose the next word you need to work on, watch the animation and then write the word in your Home Learning book at least 5 times. Remember to use ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check’. Please practise 3 words a day. If you do not know what the word means – make sure that you look it up or ask me!

Vocabulary: You will find this week’s Mrs Wordsmith’s words on the Year 6 English blog.

Maths:

Fluency: We will be completing this together on Zoom! If you are unable to access the Zoom meeting (or want to do a little bit more…), then please complete Section A of Exercise 4 from your CGP Mental Maths Workout book remembering to record your answers on the Year 6 Maths Blog so I can see and mark them.

Maths: Place Value to 3 Decimal Places https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/place-value-to-3-decimal-places-6crpat

Work through the lesson by watching the video and completing the questions set. Don’t forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the Year 6 Maths Blog!

If you are unable to access the lesson, please complete Page 10 from your CGP Maths Workout book. Complete any working out and record your answers in your Home Learning book before adding them to the Year 6 Maths Blog.

Keep practising your tables using TTRockstars! Keep practising your arithmetic using Numbots!

Topic – PSHCE

This term your topic is called ’All around me’. The second lesson is called: I roll with my role. Watch the video and complete the quiz. Don’t forget to post your score on our Spring Term 2012 – Year 6 blog on Purple Mash.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/i-roll-with-my-role-65h3gr

Topic – RE

This term you will be learning all about Sikhism. The second lesson is called: Who were the ten gurus? Watch the video and complete the quiz. Don’t forget to post your score on our Spring Term 2012 – Year 6 blog on Purple Mash.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/who-were-the-ten-gurus-c9j36c

P.E.

Joe Wicks is back. He is live on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. It is important to keep healthy so daily exercise is a good idea.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnOtrnh80hs

 

Home Learning Tuesday 19th January 2021

Hello Year 6,

Wow! We nearly had everyone on the Zoom call – I have very high hopes for today! Another excellent day’s work Year 6, I have been sent lots of completed tasks and they have been of a very high standard – well done!

Please find your learning tasks for today below.

Have a great day, stay safe,

Miss M

English:

Reading: Make sure that you are reading for at least 30 minutes a day and that you are completing your Lexia minutes.

NEW - Oak National Academy have launched a virtual library! This week’s Author of the Week is: Jacqueline Wilson! Check it out by following this link: https://library.thenational.academy/

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 6 and 7 of your CGP English Comprehension book. Make sure you add your answers to the Year 6 English Blog, so I can mark them. Remember to PEE!

SPAG: To investigate suffixes past and present (–ed and –ing)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-suffixes-past-and-present-60rkcc

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Add –ed to each of the following verbs to turn them into the past tense, making sure that you are spelling them correctly, and then add them to a sentence.

hop

advise

dry

walk

If you are unable to access this lesson, read the relevant pages in your English study book and complete the task above. Don’t forget to add your sentences to the Year 6 English Blog.

Writing: Research Day 2. Write the answers to the questions below in your Home Learning book. You will need this information to support the writing of your report.

Weather Conditions:

What was the weather like on the evening of 14th April 1912?

Wind? Temperature? Sea conditions? Moon?

Ice Warnings:

How many ice warnings did Titanic receive?

When were each of the warnings received?

Who did the warnings come from?

What was done about these warnings?

Speed:

What was the maximum speed Titanic was capable of? (Knots and km per hour please)

How fast was she travelling at the time of the tragedy?

Did this contribute to the cause of the accident?

Handwriting/Spelling: Log in to Letter-join (www.letter-join.co.uk) and select Year 6. Choose the next word you need to work on, watch the animation and then write the word in your Home Learning book at least 5 times. Remember to use ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check’. Please practise 3 words a day. Most of you should be starting Classification List 3. If you do not know what the word means – make sure that you look it up or ask me!

Vocabulary: You will find this week’s Mrs Wordsmith’s words on the Year 6 English blog.

Maths:

Fluency: We will be completing this together on Zoom! If you are unable to access the Zoom meeting (or want to do a little bit more…), then please complete Section B of Exercise 4 from your CGP Mental Maths Workout book remembering to record your answers on the Year 6 Maths Blog so I can see and mark them.

Maths: Multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1,000 involving decimals

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/multiply-and-divide-by-10-100-and-1000-involving-decimals-64wk6r

Work through the lesson by watching the video and completing the questions set. Don’t forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the Year 6 Maths Blog!

If you are unable to access the lesson, please complete Page 11 from your CGP Maths Workout book. Complete any working out and record your answers in your Home Learning book before adding them to the Year 6 Maths Blog.

Keep practising your tables using TTRockstars! Keep practising your arithmetic using Numbots!

Topic – Science – How are organisms adapted to cold environments?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-organisms-adapted-to-cold-environments-c9h3ac

Write a definition for each of these words:

environment

adaptation

insulation

conditions

migration

camouflage

Now answer these questions:

How are Polar bears adapted to living in the Arctic?

How are Emperor penguins adapted to living in the Antarctic?

Please record your work in your Home Learning book and if you would like me to check it, add it to the Year 6 Blog.

P.E.

Joe Wicks is back. He is live on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. It is important to keep healthy so daily exercise is a good idea.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnOtrnh80hs

 

Home Learning Wednesday 20th January 2021

Hello Year 6,

Still not quite 100% - come on Year 6, we are nearly there! Well done for all your hard work yesterday – I had a lot more tasks completed and the standard was very good. Keep it up!

Please find your learning tasks for today below.

Have a great day, stay safe,

Miss M

English:

Reading: Make sure that you are reading for at least 30 minutes a day and that you are completing your Lexia minutes.

NEW - Oak National Academy have launched a virtual library! This week’s Author of the Week is: Jacqueline Wilson! Check it out by following this link: https://library.thenational.academy/

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 6 and 7 of your CGP English Comprehension book. Make sure you add your answers to the Year 6 English Blog, so I can mark them. Remember to PEE!

SPAG: To investigate suffixes past and present (–ed and –ing)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-suffixes-past-and-present-60rkcc

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Add –ed to each of the following verbs to turn them into the past tense, making sure that you are spelling them correctly, and then add them to a sentence.

compromise

cry

rob

wait

If you are unable to access this lesson, read the relevant pages in your English study book and complete the task above. Don’t forget to add your sentences to the Year 6 English Blog.

Writing: Sentence Stacking Day 4! Please read the instructions carefully and record your writing in your Home Learning book, remembering to use your best handwriting and to read back and check your work.

Handwriting/Spelling: Log in to Letter-join (www.letter-join.co.uk) and select Year 6. Choose the next word you need to work on, watch the animation and then write the word in your Home Learning book at least 5 times. Remember to use ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check’. Please practise 3 words a day. If you do not know what the word means – make sure that you look it up or ask me!

Vocabulary: You will find this week’s Mrs Wordsmith’s words on the Year 6 English blog.

Maths:

Fluency: We will be completing this together on Zoom! If you are unable to access the Zoom meeting (or want to do a little bit more…), then please complete Section C of Exercise 4 from your CGP Mental Maths Workout book remembering to record your answers on the Year 6 Maths Blog so I can see and mark them.

Maths: Multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1,000 within context

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/multiply-and-divide-by-10-100-and-1000-with-in-context-c4t68t

Work through the lesson by watching the video and completing the questions set. Don’t forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the Year 6 Maths Blog!

If you are unable to access the lesson, please complete Page 12 from your CGP Maths Workout book. Complete any working out and record your answers in your Home Learning book before adding them to the Year 6 Maths Blog.

Keep practising your tables using TTRockstars! Keep practising your arithmetic using Numbots!

Topic – Science – What adaptations do nocturnal animals have?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-adaptations-do-nocturnal-animals-have-6rw68r

Write a definition for each of these words:

nocturnal

diurnal

echolocation

Now answer these questions:

Why might animals choose to be nocturnal?

Name 3 nocturnal animals that live in the UK.

Please record your work in your Home Learning book and if you would like me to check it, add it to the Spring Term 2021 - Year 6 blog.

Topic – Geography – What time is it in different countries?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-time-is-it-in-different-countries-c8w34r 

Answer these questions:

What is a time zone?

What is a meridian?

Where is the Prime Meridian?  Why is it important?

True or false – Time in the countries to the west of the Prime Meridian is always behind that of the UK.

Why is the road by McDonalds called Meridian Way?

If you would like your answers marked, please post them on the Spring Term 2021 - Year 6 blog.

 

Home Learning Thursday 21st January 2021

Hello Year 6,

Well done Year 6! Lots of lovely learning happening! I do hope you managed to watch the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America – an historic event.

I can’t believe it is Thursday already! Time to get that comprehension work done!

Please find your learning tasks for today below.

Have a great day, stay safe,

Miss M

English:

Reading: Make sure that you are reading for at least 30 minutes a day and that you are completing your Lexia minutes.

NEW - Oak National Academy have launched a virtual library! This week’s Author of the Week is: Jacqueline Wilson! Check it out by following this link: https://library.thenational.academy/

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 6 and 7 of your CGP English Comprehension book. Make sure you add your answers to the Year 6 English Blog, so I can mark them. Remember to PEE!

SPAG: To investigate suffixes past and present (–ed and –ing)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-suffixes-past-and-present-60rkcc

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Add –ed to each of the following verbs to turn them into the past tense, making sure that you are spelling them correctly, and then add them to a sentence.

disguise

clarify

tip

want

If you are unable to access this lesson, read the relevant pages in your English study book and complete the task above. Don’t forget to add your sentences to the Year 6 English Blog.

Writing: Sentence Stacking Day 5! Please read the instructions carefully and record your writing in your Home Learning book, remembering to use your best handwriting and to read back and check your work.

Handwriting/Spelling: Log in to Letter-join (www.letter-join.co.uk) and select Year 6. Choose the next word you need to work on, watch the animation and then write the word in your Home Learning book at least 5 times. Remember to use ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check’. Please practise 3 words a day. If you do not know what the word means – make sure that you look it up or ask me!

Vocabulary: You will find this week’s Mrs Wordsmith’s words on the Year 6 English blog.

Maths:

Fluency: We will be completing this together on Zoom! If you are unable to access the Zoom meeting (or want to do a little bit more…), then please complete Section A of Exercise 5 from your CGP Mental Maths Workout book remembering to record your answers on the Year 6 Maths Blog so I can see and mark them.

Maths: Understanding the terms ‘common factor’ and ‘common multiple’

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/understand-the-terms-common-factor-and-common-multiple-as-properties-of-a-number-cdk68c

Work through the lesson by watching the video and completing the questions set. Don’t forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the Year 6 Maths Blog!

If you are unable to access the lesson, please complete Page 13 from your CGP Maths Workout book. Complete any working out and record your answers in your Home Learning book before adding them to the Year 6 Maths Blog.

Keep practising your tables using TTRockstars! Keep practising your arithmetic using Numbots!

French

Please log in to Purple Mash and check your ‘2Dos’. Let’s practise your knowledge of vocabulary associated with the family. 

Computing

As we are already blogging every day, I thought I would set you some coding to do. I have gone back and set some ‘2Dos’ that you have already completed, to revise some key skills, and some new ones, so go and check them out.

 

Home Learning Friday 22nd January 2021

Hello Year 6,

It’s Friday! Well done for all your amazing work this week! I have thoroughly enjoyed marking it all and providing feed back to you.

Please find your learning tasks for today below.

Have a great day, a wonderful weekend, stay safe,

Miss M

English:

Reading: Make sure that you are reading for at least 30 minutes a day and that you are completing your Lexia minutes. Most of you are nearly there!

NEW - Oak National Academy have launched a virtual library! This week’s Author of the Week is: Jacqueline Wilson! Check it out by following this link: https://library.thenational.academy/

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 6 and 7 of your CGP English Comprehension book. Make sure you add your answers to the Year 6 English Blog, so I can mark them. Remember to PEE!

SPAG: To investigate suffixes past and present (–ed and –ing)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-suffixes-past-and-present-60rkcc

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Add –ed to each of the following verbs to turn them into the past tense, making sure that you are spelling them correctly, and then add them to a sentence.

end

fry

cram

exercise

If you are unable to access this lesson, read the relevant pages in your English study book and complete the task above. Don’t forget to add your sentences to the Year 6 English Blog.

Writing: Sentence Stacking Day 6! Please read the instructions carefully and record your writing in your Home Learning book, remembering to use your best handwriting and to read back and check your work.

Handwriting/Spelling: Log in to Letter-join (www.letter-join.co.uk) and select Year 6. Choose the next word you need to work on, watch the animation and then write the word in your Home Learning book at least 5 times. Remember to use ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check’. Please practise 3 words a day. If you do not know what the word means – make sure that you look it up or ask me!

Vocabulary: You will find this week’s Mrs Wordsmith’s words on the Year 6 English blog.

Maths:

Fluency: We will be completing this together on Zoom! If you are unable to access the Zoom meeting (or want to do a little bit more…), then please complete Section B of Exercise 5 from your CGP Mental Maths Workout book remembering to record your answers on the Year 6 Maths Blog so I can see and mark them.

Maths: Identify properties of numbers

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/identify-properties-of-numbers-6wv34t

Work through the lesson by watching the video and completing the questions set. Don’t forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the Year 6 Maths Blog!

If you are unable to access the lesson, please complete Page 14 from your CGP Maths Workout book. Complete any working out and record your answers in your Home Learning book before adding them to the Year 6 Maths Blog.

Keep practising your tables using TTRockstars! Keep practising your arithmetic using Numbots!

Art

Follow this link and have a go at drawing…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=or2I_Jcyzew

Please send me photos of your work by adding them to the Year 6 – Art blog.

A member of Year 6 would like to recommend this link if you fancy having a go at some origami! Check out their work on the Year 6 Art Blog.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=c8KIXQzw0Bg

Music – Exploring 2 beats in a bar

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/exploring-2-beats-in-a-bar-6xk34d

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