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Week Beginning 1st March 2021

Home Learning Monday 1st March 2021

Hello Year 6,

Today is a special day, do you know why? I’ll give you a clue - it is very important to Welsh people…

Check out the Year 6 display board in Purple Mash to see all the wonderful ‘Monday Munch’ photographs from last week. This week your key ingredient is pasta. Click on the link below for further information and ideas.  

This week we will be celebrating World Book Day! Our book this year is ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Click to hear the story:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq_Pee53RpE

There is an on-going task for you to complete which you may like to get started on! If you have siblings, this can be a family task! Your task is to create a picture book theatre -

https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/how-to-create-a-picture-book-theatre/

Please find the rest of 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.

Looking for something to read? Try the Oak Academy Library - https://library.thenational.academy/.

Comprehension: I have set daily comprehension 2Dos this week. Make sure that you log in to Purple Mash every day to complete the work. If you are unable to access the online learning, please read the text and answer the questions from pages 14 and 15 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 explore word class

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-word-class-65k6ar

A  ___  is a person, place or thing.

An  ____ describes a word; it tells us what it’s like.

A _____ is a doing or being word; if you do it or you are it, then the word is a ______.

An ______ describes a verb; it often ends in –ly.

What is a preposition? Write a definition for this word class.

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 answer 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 the next section of 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: Expressing missing number problems algebraically

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/expressing-missing-number-problems-algebraically-c8v64r

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 25 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!

PSHCE: Life is all about balance

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/life-is-all-about-balance-crwk6r

Watch the video and complete the quiz. Don’t forget to post your score on our Spring Term 2021 – Year 6 blog on Purple Mash.

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This term you will be learning all about Sikhism. The sixth lesson is called: Where and how do Sikhs worship? Watch the video and complete the quiz. Don’t forget to post your score on our Spring Term 2021 – Year 6 blog on Purple Mash.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/where-and-how-do-sikhs-worship-cguk4r

 

Home Learning Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Hello Year 6,

4 days to go! Keep up the hard work, as we will be picking things up at quite a pace once we are back!

How are your ‘Picture Book Theatres’ coming on? I will leave the link to the instructions and this year’s book here for you to use.

To hear the story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq_Pee53RpE

Picture Book Theatre Instructions: https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/how-to-create-a-picture-book-theatre/

Please find the rest of 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.

Looking for something to read? Try the Oak Academy Library - https://library.thenational.academy/.

Comprehension: I have set daily comprehension 2Dos this week. Make sure that you log in to Purple Mash every day to complete the work. If you are unable to access the online learning, please read the text and answer the questions from pages 14 and 15 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 develop our knowledge of determiners – revising pronouns

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-our-knowledge-of-determiners-6gr6cr?activity=video&step=1

Sort the following into pronouns and possessive pronouns:

Pronouns

Possessive Pronouns

 

 

 

 

ours,  she,   they,  his,  we, them,   I,   hers,  mine,   it

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 answer 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 the next section of 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: Finding solutions to problems with two variables

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/finding-solutions-to-problems-with-two-variables-cmt30r

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 a page 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!

Science: What is light?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-light-c4w30d

In this lesson we are going to revise our knowledge of light and dark.

  1. What is light?
  2. What is dark?
  3. Describe how light travels.
  4. Is the moon a source of light?

PE:

Just two more sessions with Joe and then you’ll be back with Mr T! Perhaps it’s time to track down your PE kit and trainers ready for next week!

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

 

Home Learning Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Hello Year 6,

3 days to go! Time to start thinking about sorting out your school bag…

I know some of you have started your ‘Picture Book Theatres’ – well done. Remember you do not have to use ‘What the Ladybird Heard’, you may use any book you like or even write your own story. However, I will leave the link to the instructions and this year’s book here for you to use.

To hear the story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq_Pee53RpE

Picture Book Theatre Instructions: https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/how-to-create-a-picture-book-theatre/

Please find the rest of 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.

Looking for something to read? Try the Oak Academy Library - https://library.thenational.academy/.

Comprehension: I have set daily comprehension 2Dos this week. Make sure that you log in to Purple Mash every day to complete the work. If you are unable to access the online learning, please read the text and answer the questions from pages 14 and 15 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 develop our knowledge of determiners

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-our-knowledge-of-determiners-6gr6cr?activity=video&step=1

A determiner is a word which is used before a noun to show which particular example of the noun you are talking about.

Complete these sentences using a, an, the:

At the park they saw ____ ambulance.

There was also _____ medic on site.

He thought it was ____ worst day ever.

Identify the determiners in the passage below:

Because his father worked as a key investigator for the Metropolitan Police for ten years, he was able to retrieve some reports containing information. This was significant in being able to identify the anonymous figure.

There are 5 of them!

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 answer 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 the next section of 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: Consolidating linear sequences and representing problems with algebra

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/consolidating-linear-sequences-and-representing-problems-with-algebra-71j3gr

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 a page 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!

Science: How can we see objects?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-can-we-see-objects-6ct6ct

  1. What are the two things you need to be able to see?
  2. What happens when light hits a transparent object?
  3. What happens when light hits an opaque object?
  4. What is the opening at the front of your eye called?

Geography: Which countries are in South America?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/which-countries-are-in-south-america-what-physical-features-can-we-find-in-south-america-crw3gr

How many countries are there in South America?

Name 4 physical features found on the continent of South America.

Complete these sentences:

I live in…

Some physical features in my area include: …

One similarity with the geography of my area and South America is…

One difference with the geography of my area and South America is…

 

Home Learning Thursday 4th March 2021

Hello Year 6,

Happy World Book Day!

To celebrate you will be completing some work based on the book ‘What the Ladybird Heard’. Please check your 2Dos on Purple Mash and I will leave the links here to the book and the Picture Book Theatre Instructions.

To hear the story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mq_Pee53RpE

Picture Book Theatre Instructions: https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/how-to-create-a-picture-book-theatre/

Tomorrow there is a special live event featuring Sita Brahmachari, Jess French and Katherine Rundell (who is the author of the book we will be reading in class when you get back!) So take note:

Friday 5th March, 10.30am – Books and the Real World

https://www.worldbookday.com/event/books-and-the-real-world/

Please find the rest of your learning tasks for today below.

Have a great day, stay safe – only 2 days to go!

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.

Looking for something to read? Try the Oak Academy Library - https://library.thenational.academy/.

Comprehension: I have set daily comprehension 2Dos this week. Make sure that you log in to Purple Mash every day to complete the work. If you are unable to access the online learning, please read the text and answer the questions from pages 14 and 15 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 explore expanded noun phrases

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-expanded-noun-phrases-crt3jd

The ______, ______ gates led to a gravel driveway.

Sitting on the _____, ______ sofa, Mrs Smith smiled nervously.

Sighing quietly the ______. _______ girl picked up her bag.

A _______. ________ odour wafted up Fred’s nostrils making his eyes water.

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 answer 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: None today – you have extra World Book Day work!

Maths: Reasoning and problem solving

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reasoning-and-problem-solving-6mwkct

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 a page 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: How is your knowledge of the French vocabulary associated with classroom objects? Please check your 2Dos on Purple Mash.

Computing: You have all made amazing progress with your coding skills! I am looking forward to seeing what you make of these tasks! Check your 2Dos on Purple Mash.

PE: Last session with Joe, Mr T is looking forward to seeing you all next week!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFG5CPrzwXU

 

Home Learning Friday 5th March 2021

Hello Year 6,

1 day to go! I can’t wait to see you all!

Great work on the Police Reports, I especially loved those of you who made it rhyme just like the book! Don’t forget the World Book Day special live event featuring Sita Brahmachari, Jess French and Katherine Rundell (who is the author of the book we will be reading in class when you get back!)

Friday 5th March, 10.30am – Books and the Real World

https://www.worldbookday.com/event/books-and-the-real-world/

 

Please find the rest of your learning tasks for today below and don’t forget to get that school bag packed!

Have a great day, a wonderful weekend and I will see you all on Monday!

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.

Looking for something to read? Try the Oak Academy Library - https://library.thenational.academy/.

Comprehension: I have set daily comprehension 2Dos this week. Make sure that you log in to Purple Mash every day to complete the work. If you are unable to access the online learning, please read the text and answer the questions from pages 14 and 15 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 explore the functions of fronted adverbials

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-the-functions-of-fronted-adverbials-6cu3ar

Adverbials tell us more about when, where and how.

Sort the fronted adverbials:

Time

Manner

Place

 

 

 

with aggression, early morning, over the horizon, late at night, furiously, across the rocky ridge, with steady hands, high above the mountains of Svalbard, softly, late in the evening

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 answer to the Year 6 English Blog.

Writing: Sentence Stacking Day 7. 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 the next section of 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: Reasoning and problem solving part 2

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reasoning-and-problem-solving-part-2-6cvp4c

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 a page 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!

Music: Body Percussion Basics

In this lesson you will be learning the basics of body percussion.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/body-percussion-basics-69j30t

Art: Photography: Exploring Photography with everyday items

In this lesson, you will be using some common everyday items to manipulate your photographs.

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