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Week Beginning 22nd February 2021

Home Learning Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Hello Year 6,

Welcome back! I hope you all had a good half term and took the time to get plenty of rest and to spend less time in front of a screen!

Thank you for your amazing photographs of your ‘Monday Munch’! This week your key ingredient is tomatoes. Click on the link below for further information and ideas.  

Please find your other 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. 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 revise speech punctuation

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-revise-speech-punctuation-cngp8t

Incorrectly punctuated dialogue

Correctly Punctuated Dialogue

is everything ok asked Red

“Is everything OK?” asked Red.

come on in replied Wolf

 

Red commented your face looks really weird Granny

 

Red questioned what’s going on Grandma

 

 

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: Research Day 1. Log in to Purple Mash and you will find some 2Dos. One is a text all about ‘Scott of the Antarctic’ and the other is a template for you to create a biography of him. Today I would like you to read the text twice and then complete the small boxes at the beginning of the biography template. Do not write anything in the larger box below – we will do that tomorrow.

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: Order of Operations

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/order-of-operations-ctk3et  

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 the next 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 impact have humans had on plants and animals?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-impact-have-humans-had-on-plants-and-animals-65k38c

What 4 things did our ancestors learn to help them survive?

Write a sentence to describe how each thing helped humans to survive.

Humans learnt to ________________________. This helped them to survive because ___________________. 

 

Don’t forget to send me a photograph of your completed work by adding it to the Year 6 Spring 2021 Blog.

PE: Join Joe Wicks for a workout!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yI7PU5Sxj0

or if the weather is good, why not go out for a walk or bike ride?

 

Home Learning Wednesday 24th February 2021

Hello Year 6,

It was so great to see you all on Zoom yesterday and I am so pleased that you have all got straight back to work! I have had the pleasure of marking some really good learning. Well done and keep it up!

Please find your other 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 punctuation of speech first and second

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-punctuating-speech-first-c9j30c

Incorrectly Punctuated Dialogue

Speech First

Speech Second

its so good to see you at last his father exclaimed elatedly

 

 “It’s so good to see you at last,” his father exclaimed elatedly.

His father exclaimed elatedly, “It’s so good to see you at last.”

hello my son his father exclaimed joyfully

 

 

were you scared his father asked

 

 

it’s good to have you home the old man murmured kindly

 

 

I’m so relieved you’re back the old man cried gleefully

 

 

 

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: Research Day 2. Log back in to Purple Mash to complete your biography of Scott. Reread the text, open your biography template and write a paragraph about Scott into the box.

Follow the structure shown:

  • introduction
  • birth
  • early life
  • career
  • significant events

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 order of operations

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/consolidating-order-of-operations-68t34d

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 the next 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 impact are humans likely to have on life in the future?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-impact-are-humans-likely-to-have-on-life-in-the-future-cnj64t

Create a story map to explain what happened to the dodo. You will need 6 sections/boxes to do this and you can either write or draw each stage or use a combination of both. Once you have finished your story map, complete the table below:

Impact of Humans

What can we do?

deforestation

use less paper; recycle card and paper

hunting

 

global warming

 

pollution

 

 

Don’t forget to send me a photograph of your completed work by adding it to the Year 6 Spring 2021 Blog.

Geography: What is the climate like in parts of North America?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-the-climate-like-in-parts-of-north-america-6nh3ee

The Caribbean has a __________________ climate which means it is _______________ and _________________ but also gets a lot of __________.

rainfall, tropical, humid, hot

The climate in the desert lands of Arizona is ________.  There is very little _______ and virtually no ______ .

snow, hot, rain

Frost damage in the Rocky Mountains is a problem because it damages the ______ and disrupts __________. This means there is ________ for ______ and ________.

seed production, less food, birds, mammals, plants

 

Home Learning Thursday 25th February 2021

Hello Year 6,

Another great day’s learning! Thank you for all your Captain Scott biographies. Today we will be starting to write a diary in the role of Captain Scott.

Please find your other 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 practice using simple past, present and future tense

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-using-simple-past-present-and-future-tense-c5hp2c

Which tense are these sentences written in? Simple past, simple present or simple future?

Police arrested the subject immediately.

A large man smashes through Mrs Puckett’s window.

Mrs Puckett will need some further medical attention.

Wolf attacks Red with a large stick.

Red screamed loudly.

Complete the table:

Simple Past Tense

Simple Present Tense

Simple Future Tense

 

help

 

 

 

will bring

gave

 

 

 

run

 

 

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 1. 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: Linear Number Sequences

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/linear-number-sequences-6ct66t

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 the next 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:

Please log in to Purple Mash and check your ‘2Dos’. This week we are continuing to learn the French words for objects that you would find in a classroom. The first 2Do introduces the new vocabulary and the second 2Do then tests you on that vocabulary.

Computing:

More coding! So log in to Purple Mash and check your 2Dos.

PE:

Here is Joe’s latest workout!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoh7OnG2K_0

alternatively, if the weather allows, go out for a walk or bike ride!

 

Home Learning Friday 26th February 2021

Hello Year 6,

It’s Friday! One more week to go and we will all be at school in person – no more Zoom! I can’t wait!

I am looking forward to you sharing your Sentence Stacking with me this morning, so make sure you have your Home Learning books ready.

Please find your other learning tasks for today below.

Have a great day, a lovely weekend and 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 revise simple, compound and complex sentences

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-revise-simple-compound-and-complex-sentences-6tgp2d

Write an example of each type of sentence:

Simple:

Compound:

Complex:

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 2. 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 algebraically

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/expressing-missing-numbers-algebraically-ccwpcc

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 the next 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: Recognising time signatures

In this lesson you will be learning how to recognise how many beats there are in each bar.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/recognising-time-signatures-68u3gd

Art: Photography - Investigating Light

In this lesson, you will be learning about two different types of light which you will investigate with your camera in different ways.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/investigating-light-c4w6at

Don’t forget to add yours to the Year 6 Art Blog.

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