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Year 6

Tuesday 1st December

Maths-Fractions of amounts

Please watch the video and then complete the worksheet. Check your work with the answer sheet afterwards.

https://vimeo.com/480708541

English

Please read the power point then complete the task on the slides. Remember to upload your work on class dojo so we can award you points. The story we are reading can be found below on the link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nhgs7UqNh98

Monday afternoon

During the afternoon, we are working through the comprehension we started last week. Please make sure you go on Bug Club and answer the comprehension questions on there. Remember you are aiming to get the green bug first time.smiley

Monday 30th November

Maths

Please watch the video on the four rules of fractions then complete the worksheet. Check your work afterwards using the answer sheet provided. 

https://vimeo.com/480708159

 

English

Please read the power point and complete the task on the slides.

Science-Peppered Moths

Read the power point and complete the tasks on the slides. Please send your work on class dojo so we can award you points.

Friday 27th November 2020

Maths

Aut.6.12.1 - Divide fractions by integers (2) on Vimeo

Today we are continuing to learn to divide fractions by integers. Click on the link to watch the video clip to support you with this and then complete the questions attached. Check your work after with the answer sheet.

English

Read the information in the presentation and the hybrid text attached all about rhinos. Unpick the features and highlight examples of explanation and persuasion in the text. Write keys examples of information about tigers and rhinos and any other animals that you know about that are endangered.

Science

Read the information carefully in the presentation to find out all about pigeons and how they have different variations. How are they adapted to their environment? Examine the photos of different pigeons and group them into families based on their similarities.

Thursday 26th November 2020

Maths

Aut6.11.5 - Divide fractions by integers (1) on Vimeo

Today we are learning to divide fractions by integers. Click on the link to watch the video clip to support you with this and then complete the questions attached. Check your work after with the answer sheet.

English

Today we are continuing to learn about how endangered tigers are in the wild through our text ‘Can we save the tiger?’ Carefully read through the information in the power point. Write sentences from a poor farmer’s point of view explaining why you might kill a tiger.

Art

Carefully read the information in the power point to find out what type of shells interested Charles Darwin. Look at the examples of shells in the presentation and the examples of sketches using line and tone. Collect your own shells to sketch or find examples online to carry out some observational drawing. Use fine liner pen to draw shells and develop tonal qualities.

Wednesday 25th November 2020

Maths

Aut6.11.4 - Multiply fractions by fractions on Vimeo

Today we are learning to multiply fractions by fractions. Click on the link to watch the video clip to support you with this and then complete the questions attached. Check your work after with the answer sheet.

 

English

Complete the tasks in the power point including researching tigers and making a circle map. Follow the instructions on the presentation to make a fortune teller with information about tigers and share with someone at home.

PSHE

Read the information in the power point to find out about cruise ships and how they are recycled when they get to the end of their working life. What other types of boats can you think of? Research the different purposes of boats. Complete the maths questions on the power point about boats.

Tuesday 24th November

Maths

Aut6.11.3 - Multiply fractions by integers on Vimeo

Today we are learning to multiply fractions by integers. Click on the link to watch the video clip to support you with this and then complete the questions attached. Check your work after with the answer sheet.

 

 

 

English

Read the information about tigers in the power point and generate expanded noun phrases to describe a tiger. Use your information to create a list poem like the example on the power point.

 

 

 

Science

Complete the tasks in the power point to investigate different sized birds’ beaks and whether they can collect different sized seeds. Record your findings.

Friday 13th November 2020

Maths

Today we are learning to subtract fractions. Watch the video clip below and then complete the worksheet attached. Check your work carefully afterwards with the answer sheet.

https://vimeo.com/475425649

 

 

English

Today we are continuing to read our text ‘Star of Fear Star of Hope.’ Continue reading the next part of the text in the power point attached. Watch the video clip of Lydia Tischler – a holocaust survivor to understand how it may have felt to have experienced the second world war. Write a reflection about your hopes for war survivors and what may have happened to Lydia in the story.

Creative Curriculum

Today we are learning about botanical art. Look at the work of the Artist Henri Matisse in the power point attached to inspire you. Go outdoors to collect a range of plants and flowers and sketch what you find. Use a magnifying glass if possible to capture detail.

Thursday 12th November 2020

Maths

Today we are continuing to practise adding fractions. Watch the video clip below and then complete the worksheet attached. Check your work carefully afterwards with the answer sheet.

https://vimeo.com/471389642

 

English

Today we are continuing to read our text ‘Star of Fear Star of Hope.’ Continue reading the next part of the text in the power point attached.

Task: Write a thank you letter to Lydia in role as Helen for the homemade birthday present.  Apologise for shouting at Lydia.

Creative Curriculum

Today we are finding out all about the Galapagos Islands. Use the power point below to read the information and watch the video clips on the links provided. Research the Galapagos Islands and create a factfile to show what you have learnt about them.

Wednesday 11th November

Maths -Adding and subtracting fractions 2

Please watch the video, by clicking the link below, then complete the worksheet. Check your work afterwards using the answer sheet.

https://vimeo.com/471344877

English

 

Read the information about black history and complete the comprehension questions choosing your level of challenge. Check your answers carefully afterwards with the answer sheet.

PSHE

 

This week in PSHE we are reflecting on Remembrance day. Watch the video clip below about why we wear poppies. Make your own poppy out of recycled products. The bottom of a plastic bottle is one way to do this!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8Jv0T9eFUY

 

Tuesday 10th November

Maths- Adding and subtracting fractions 1

Watch the video using the link below then answer the questions on the worksheet. Check your work at the end using the answer sheet.

https://vimeo.com/470094960

English-Star of Fear

We are continuing with our diary today from yesterday so please look again at the ppt and the mastery keys we are focusing on then continue to write your middle and end section. When you have finished, self assess your work against the mastery keys and please share your diary on class dojo so we can give you your points.smiley

 

Creative Curriculum-Geography

Please read the PPT below and answer the questions on the sheet.

Monday 9th November

Maths: Comparing and Ordering Fractions (2)

Please watch the video by clicking the link below then answer the questions on the worksheet. Check your work after using the answer sheet.

https://vimeo.com/470094736

 

English- Star of Fear

Please read the power point and begin to plan and write your diary. You will have two days to do this so please do not rush. Aim to do the plan and the introduction today.

Maths

As we are celebrating 'Maths Week England' this week we are spending some extra time on TTRS and using Numbots. We are also talking about how we use maths in our every day lives so please talk to someone in your family about this. There are plenty of maths games to explore on the 'Maths Week England' website or on NCETM so have fun playing some games. Let us know how you get on on class dojo. smiley

Friday 6th November 2020

Maths – comparing and ordering fractions.

Please click on the link below and watch the video. Complete the worksheet and then mark your work with the answer sheet afterwards.

https://vimeo.com/468944608

 

English

Read the information in the power point below and write sentences in the passive voice to describe the image of the Jews in the text ‘Star of hope star of fear.’

Science – classification keys

Using the information in the power point below to help you, go on a wildlife hunt around your garden or local area and create a classification key chart based on what you have found.

Thursday 5th November

Maths-Fractions on a number line

Please click on the link below and watch the video. Complete the worksheet and then mark your work with the answer sheet afterwards.

https://vimeo.com/468943588

 

 

English

 

Read through the information in the power point to continue our text 'Star of fear, star of hope.' Write a narrative of the scene in which Lydia flees Helen's apartment. Use the information in the power point to help you.

Science - collecting specimens

 

Read the information below in the powerpoint, watch the video links and complete the tasks given.

science collecting specimens

Thursday 22nd October 2020

Maths

Today in Maths we will be completing an end of unit check to assess our knowledge for the four operations. Please ensure you complete this independently. The answers are attached for you to self-assess your work afterwards.

English

Today we are continuing with our new text: Star of Fear, Star of Hope. Read carefully through the power point and complete the tasks.

 

Theme – History & Art

Read through the information on the powerpoint and watch the video of Winston Churchill declaring the end of World War 2. Complete the activities within the powerpoint to celebrate the end of World War 2.

 

Wednesday 21st October 2020

Maths

Today in Maths we will be looking at being able to reason from known facts. Watch the video link below and complete the questions attached to practice this skill. The answers are attached for you to self-assess your work afterwards.

https://vimeo.com/466189554

English

Read the information carefully about VE-day and answer the comprehension questions in full sentences.

PSHE

Today we are reflecting on what we are thankful for. Click the video link and watch the video from Bromborough Gospel Hall group. What can you find out about the Cotswolds? Complete the quiz at the end of the video to assess your learning. Write a reflection to show what you are thankful for.

Monday 19th October 2020

Today in Maths we will be looking at the order of operations. Watch the video link below and complete the questions attached to practice this skill. The answers are attached for you to self-assess your work afterwards.

https://vimeo.com/465421787

English - Star of Fear, Star of Hope

Please look at the Powerpoint and complete the tasks.

 

History - A Child's War

Please read the Powerpoint and complete the activity.

Tuesday 20th October 2020

In Maths we will be looking at Mental Calculations - looks the video and then complete the worksheet

https://vimeo.com/465739450

English

Look at the Powerpoint and complete the tasks.

Art - Have a go at this activity

https://www.accessart.org.uk/making-illustrated-letters/ 

Wednesday 30th September 2020

Maths

Today we are continuing to learn how to divide numbers up to 4 digits by a 2 -digit number including remainders. Watch the video link below and complete the questions attached to practice this skill. The answers are attached for you to self-assess your work afterwards.

https://vimeo.com/461397662

English – reading

In preparation for a workshop about British values and parliament, read the information below about a hung parliament and answer the comprehension questions attached.

 

PSHE

Today we are reflecting on the theme of rules and how and why rules might need to be changed. Read the information carefully in the power point below and reflect on how we can inform people about the changing of rules.

Tuesday 29th September 2020

Maths

Today we are continuing to divide numbers up to 4 digits by a 2-digit number. Watch the video link carefully and complete the attached questions to practice this skill.

https://vimeo.com/461398248

 

English

Yesterday you planned a persuasive letter to the Montgomery bus company in Alabama to make them change their mind about segregation on buses after learning about the civil rights movement. Today we would like you to write up your letter and edit it carefully based on the mastery keys in the power point attached below.

Creative Curriculum – History

Today we are comparing houses from World War Two with houses in the modern day. Read the information in the power point below and look at the photographs to help you compare their similarities and differences.

Monday 28th September 2020

Maths

Today we are learning to divide numbers up to 4 digits by a 2- digit number. Watch the video link carefully and complete the attached questions to practice this skill.

https://vimeo.com/461397189

 

English

Today we are learning to plan a persuasive letter in role. Read the information in the power point below to learn about the civil rights movement. Learn about the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. Plan a persuasive letter to the bus company to make them change their mind about segregation on buses.

Creative Curriculum – History

Today we are going to read first-hand and eyewitness accounts, in letters from soldiers sent home to their families and loved ones. We are going to discuss what these letters reveal about how it felt to be away from home and how it might have felt to receive such a letter. Read through the power point below carefully to learn about this.

Friday 25th September 2020

Maths

Today we are continuing to learn to multiply numbers with up to 4 digits by 2 digits.

Watch the video link below and then complete the attached worksheet to practise this skill.

https://vimeo.com/458926200

 

 

English

Re-read your plan from yesterday about Jackie Robinson and what made him special. Re-watch the video clips from the attached power point below and use the information to help you write a paragraph explaining why Americans should celebrate Jackie Robinson day.

Creative curriculum – History

Today we are learning about what school life was like during World War 2. Read the power point below and look at the historical sources to show you how different schools were. Write a comparison between schools during World War Two and our school in the modern day comparing aspects such as uniform, lessons, lunches and school buildings.

 

Thursday 24th September 2020

Maths

Today we are learning to multiply numbers up to 4-digits by a 2-digit number.

Watch the video link carefully to help you learn this skill:

https://vimeo.com/458926418

Complete the attached worksheet to practice this skill:

 

 

English

Today we are continuing to research information about the baseball player Jackie Robinson to find out what made him special. Click the video links on the power point below to watch his biography and make notes on why he was special.

Creative curriculum – History

Find out the definition of the word ‘monarch.’ Can you find out synonyms and antonyms of the word? Can you use the word in context?

Complete your own research and use the power point below to help you learn about world leaders during the second world war. Create a role on the wall profile for each world leader. On the inside of your template record their characteristics and beliefs. On the outside of your template record things that they might have typically said during the war. Use this link to help you:

www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/war/leaders

Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Maths

Today we are learning to multiply 4-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers. Watch the video link carefully below and complete the questions attached to practise this skill.

https://vimeo.com/458470803

 

Reading

Read the information below about D-day linked to our theme 'A child's war' and answer the comprehension questions attached.

PSHE

Our theme for this week is the elderly and those in care. Reflect on the big question ‘should visits to care homes be allowed during this time with COVID-19?’ Read the information in the power point below and think about the different ways in which you think care homes can support their residents.

 

Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Maths

Today we are learning to solve multi-step addition and subtraction problems. Watch the video link below and complete the attached worksheet to practice these skills:

https://vimeo.com/456840256

 

English

Look back on your planning notes from yesterday about Jackie Robinson. If you do not have access to your plan research Jackie Robinson and find out why he was so special. Use the power point below to help you write a first person account of his first baseball game for the Brooklyn Dodgers team. Check you have included the mastery and gateway keys.

 

Music

Listen to the Vera Lynn song ‘we’ll meet again’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5C4meGkNyc

Develop your own song about the Blitz to the same melody. Each verse should be about a particular aspect of the Blitz, such as finding shelter, the falling bombs, keeping safe and how it felt when a raid was over. Practice singing the song to an audience. Use the power point below to guide you.

 

Monday 21st September 2020

Maths

Today we are starting our next unit: Four operations.

Watch the video below on addition/ subtraction and using inverse operations.

https://vimeo.com/456840063

Complete the questions below to practise these skills:

 

English

Research the famous African-American baseball player Jackie Robinson. Why was he so famous and what made him special? Plan a first-person account of his first baseball game for the Brooklyn Dodgers team. Use the powerpoint below to help you.

 

Creative curriculum - History

 

Today we are continuing to learn about the Blitz and locate and identify cities and ports across the UK that were bombed during WW2. Can you use to powerpoint to help you locate cities that were bombed and find out which were more heavily bombed than others?

 

Friday 18th September 2020

 

Maths

Complete the white rose maths end of unit check on place value:

 

English

Look back at your planning notes from yesterday and recap explorer Matthew Henson’s expedition to the Arctic. Write a diary entry in role as Matthew Henson to your family or friends detailing your experiences during your voyage.

 

 

PE

Carry out a 5 minute warm up session to ensure all your muscles are ready and your heart is beating a bit faster. Remember to stretch your muscles ready for exercise. Today’s PE lesson is gymnastics. What type of fitness do you think is needed for this? Using your body, experiment with a range of shapes you can make (e.g. sitting, lying, standing, support). Explore ways of linking different types of shapes. For example, moving from a sitting shape to a support shape or from a lying shape to a standing shape. Can you now practice using different jumps? Try a ¾ turn and a full rotation. Create a short sequence using your body to make different shapes and turns. Remember to cool down carefully afterwards and drink plenty of water to keep hydrated.

Thursday 17th September 2020

 

Maths

Complete the power maths end of unit check on place value below.

 

English

Read the information from the powerpoint below about explorers focusing on Matthew Henson. Conduct research online to find out why he was famous as an explorer and about his expedition to the Arctic. Plan a diary entry from his perspective that and make notes on what he might write to this family or friends during his expedition.

 

 

Creative curriculum - History

Read the powerpoint below carefully and watch the video links to learn about the Blitz during 1940. Create a safety guide to inform people how to keep safe during the Blitz.

Wednesday 16th September 2020

 

Maths 

 

Watch the video clip below on negative numbers. Complete the worksheet attached to practise using negative numbers in context.

https://vimeo.com/454667567

English

 

Use the powerpoint below to remind yourself about the singer, songwriter Stormzy and then write your diary from his viewpoint.

PSHE

Read the powerpoint below carefully to learn about those who are homeless and the impact that COVID-19 has had on them. Reflect on and answer the questions within the powerpoint.

Tuesday 15th September 2020

 

Maths

We are learning to round numbers. Watch the video clip and complete the worksheet below to practise rounding any number.

https://vimeo.com/454667122

 

English

 

Use the powerpoint below to help you plan a diary entry from the viewpoint of the singer Stormzy.

Creative Curriculum - History

 

As part of our 'A child's war' theme today we are learning about Anne Frank. Read her story below and the timeline cards of her life. Use these to help you create a comic strip about her experiences.

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