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Week Beginning 25th January 2021

Home Learning Monday 25th January 2021

Hello Year 6,

Happy Monday! I do hope you had the chance to enjoy the snow over the weekend! Thank you for the fantastic Polar bear sketches – check out our Year 6 Display board!

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.

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 8 and 9 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 understand the two functions of apostrophes

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-the-two-functions-of-apostrophes-68vk6t

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Turn each of the following into their contracted form and write a sentence for each.

cannot

have not

we are

I have

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 3. Write the answers to the questions below in your Home Learning book. You will need this information to support the writing of your report.

First damage reported:

At what time was the first damage reported?

Where was the first reported damage?

What was the result of this damage?

Serious nature of the damage is realised:

When was the seriousness of the collision realised?

What was done as a result of this?

Flooding of the vessel:

Which parts of the Titanic flooded first?

What were the crew doing?

What were the passengers doing?

Titanic sinks:

How did Titanic sink?

Titanic broke in two - where? Which half sank first?

How long did it take Titanic to sink?

What were the crew doing during this time?

What were the passengers doing during this time?

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 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: Multiply a decimal number by a whole number https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/multiply-a-decimal-number-by-a-whole-number-6mwpcd

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 15 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:

This term your topic is called ’All around me’. The third lesson is called: We are a jigsaw. 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/we-are-a-jigsaw-6cv3ed

RE:

This term you will be learning all about Sikhism. The third lesson is called: What are the 5 K’s in Sikhism? 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/what-are-the-5-ks-of-sikhism-crtk2t

 

Home Learning Tuesday 26th January 2021

Hello Year 6,

It was great to see so many of you on Zoom yesterday! Still not quite the 100% but very close! Thank you for all your hard work – I am very proud of all of you! 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.

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 8 and 9 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 understand the two functions of apostrophes

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-the-two-functions-of-apostrophes-68vk6t

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Turn each of the following into their expanded form and write a sentence for each.

doesn’t

let’s

who’s

won’t

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 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! I think most of you are ready to start another word list – Pole to Pole 1.

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 6 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: Solve multiplication problems using known and derived facts https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/solve-multiplication-problems-using-known-and-derived-facts-6ngk2t

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 16 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 are organisms adapted to live underwater?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-organisms-adapted-to-live-underwater-c5k3gd

Follow the link above and complete the lesson – don’t forget to let me know how you do in the quiz. Answer the questions below and post your answers on the Year 6 Blog.

What percentage of the Earth’s surface do oceans cover?

What percentage is the marine environment of the total living space on Earth?

Why are many marine animals coloured darker on top and lighter underneath?

How long can an elephant seal hold its breath for?

PE: Join Joe Wicks for a workout!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDvjqO2VXa8

Fancy some dancing for a change? Try this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G74_o_43_RQ

 

Home Learning Wednesday 27th January 2021

Hello Year 6,

What a cold, miserable day Tuesday was! At least most of you kept me busy, sending lots of lovely work to mark.  Come on the rest of you, the learning tasks written below are not optional!

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.

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 8 and 9 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 understand the two functions of apostrophes

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-the-two-functions-of-apostrophes-68vk6t

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Turn each of the following into their contracted form and write a sentence for each.

I will

were not

has not

where is

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 8! 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 6 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: Use efficient strategies to multiply numbers including decimals

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/use-efficient-strategies-to-multiply-numbers-including-decimals-6rr3at

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 17 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 are organisms adapted to live in the deep sea?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-organisms-adapted-to-live-in-the-deep-sea-74t64c

Follow the link above and complete the lesson – don’t forget to let me know how you do in the quiz.

Your task is to design a poster to persuade people to help conserve the deep sea. Your poster should include the following:

  • A description of the deep sea
  • Show examples of animals that live there and their adaptations
  • Describe the threats to the deep sea

Please send me a photograph of your poster via the Year 6 Blog.

Geography: What is the geography of the Arctic and Antarctic?

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-the-geography-of-the-arctic-and-antarctic-69gk4d

Where are the Arctic and the Antarctic?

Describe two similarities between the Arctic and Antarctic.

Describe two differences between the Arctic and Antarctic.

 

Home Learning Thursday 28th January 2021

Hello Year 6,

I hope you now know lots about the Arctic and Antarctic! It is so strange to think that Antarctica is a desert – where is the sand and the heat? As I am sure you know it is all to do with the amount of precipitation. Anyway, it’s Thursday so following our class timetable, you will 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.

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 8 and 9 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 understand the two functions of apostrophes

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-the-two-functions-of-apostrophes-68vk6t

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Combine one of the nouns and one of the possessions to create a sentence that uses an apostrophe for possession.

Noun

Possession

Miss M

Year 6

child

bear

pen

classroom

smile

fur

 

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 9! 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 6 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: Practise multiplication and division skills

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/practise-multiplication-and-division-skills-64vp2e

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 18 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’. Can you match the pictures to the words?

Computing:

I had a lovely time last week playing all the games you created! Well done. More coding this week – check your 2Dos!

 

Home Learning Friday 29th January 2021

Hello Year 6,

I am getting so much better at computer games thanks to all your coding skills! Well done! I am slightly more worried about your driving skills – lorries going the wrong way down the motorway and cars completely ignoring the traffic lights! Anyway, it’s Friday and below are your learning tasks for today.

Have a lovely 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.

Comprehension: Please read the text and answer the questions from pages 8 and 9 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 understand the two functions of apostrophes

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-the-two-functions-of-apostrophes-68vk6t

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Combine one of the nouns and one of the possessions to create a sentence that uses an apostrophe for possession.

Noun

Possession

Mr T

Mrs R

boy

shark

football

group

thoughts

fin

 

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 10! 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 7 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: Use formal written methods for short multiplication including multiplying decimals

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/use-formal-written-methods-for-short-multiplication-including-multiplying-decimals-6rvp2r)

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 19 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: Exploring 3 beats in a bar

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/exploring-3-beats-in-a-bar-ccukcc

Art: Follow the link and have a go at drawing a …

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

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