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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

 

 

 

It’s Easter!

Now it’s the time to have a break, you could watch every movie on your list or read the books waiting on the shelf.

Bake a cake, play a game and most of all relax!

But, if you really want something to do, then try one of these:

 

Make a time capsule

You could include:

  • An all about me page- your name, age, your hobbies, friends
  • Interview someone in your home
  • A letter to your future self

 

Easter Craft- Yoghurt box frog

You will need:

2 small yoghurt  pots

Green tissue paper

Red card

Googly eyes

Glue

Black felt tip

 

Too many chocolate eggs? 

Year 6 Weekly timetable. Week commencing 30th March

 

Monday 30th March

Tuesday 31st March

Wednesday 1st April

Thursday 2nd April

Friday 3rd April

9:00 – 9:30

Physical activity

Jo Wicks workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

 

Physical activity

Kidz bop

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

Physical activity

Zumba

https://family.gonoodle.com/channels/zumba-kids

 

Physical activity

Yoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rC0m_-HQcRU

 

Physical activity

Jo Wicks workout

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

 

9:30- 10:30

Maths

 

Ten minutes TTRS

 5 a day

  1. 31% of 300=
  2. 567 X 24=
  3. 0.64 X 10=
  4. ____ = 56 + 28
  5. 12 – 7.2=

 

My maths

Log on and complete:

 

Addition and subtraction problems

 

 

 Challenge:

 

Calculate 36·2 + 19·8 with a formal written column method with a mental method, explaining your reasoning.

Maths

 

Ten minutes TTRS

5  a day

  1. 55% of 64=
  2. 8765 ÷ 25=
  3. 3/4 + 9/12=
  4. 5/6 ÷ 3=
  5. 123 + 56.7=

 

 

My maths

Log on and complete:

 

 

Order of Operations

 

 

Challenge:

 

Jasmine and Kamal have been asked to work out 5748 + 893 and 5748 – 893. Jasmine says, ‘893 is 7 less than 900, and 900 is 100 less than 1000, so I can work out the addition by adding on 1000 and then taking away 100 and then taking away 7.’ What answer does Jasmine get, and is she correct?

Maths

 

Ten minutes TTRS

 5 a day

  1. 80% of 600
  2. 78 x 12=
  3. 8/9 – 2/3=
  4. 9 – 5.6=
  5. (12 x 7) + 9=

 

 

My maths

Log on and complete:

 

 

Multiply triple digits

 

 

Challenge:

 

All the pupils in a school were asked to choose between an adventure park and the seaside for a school trip. They voted, and the result was a ratio of 5:3 in favour of the adventure park. 125 children voted in favour of going to the adventure park. How many children voted in favour of going to the seaside?

 

 

Maths

 

Ten minutes TTRS

5 a day

  1. 65% of 560=
  2. Find 2/6 of 36=
  3. What is 0.7 as a fraction?
  4. 899+ 10=
  5. 98 x 1=

 

My maths

Log on and complete:

 

Long and short division

 

Challenge:

A box of labels costs £63. There are 140 sheets in the box. There are 15 labels on each sheet. Sara, Ramesh and Trevor want to calculate the cost of one label, in pence. Ramesh uses the number sentence (6300 ÷ 140) × 15. Sara uses the number sentence 63 ÷ 1·4 ÷ 15. Trevor uses the number sentence (15 × 140) ÷ 6300. Who is using the right number sentence? Explain your choice.

Maths

 

Ten minutes TTRS

5 a day

  1. 78% of 400=
  2. 6724 + 1298=
  3. ¾ of 120=
  4. 9.4 ÷ 100=
  5. 24- 12.5=

 

My maths

Log on and complete:

 

 

Lowest common multiple

 

Challenge:

https://nrich.maths.org/6018

10:30- 10:45

Break

Break

Break

Break

Break

10:45- 11:15

Reading plus

Reading Plus

Reading plus

Reading Plus

Reading Plus

11: 15- 12:00

English

 

Writing competition!

Your work could be published and you could win a pile of books!

 

Ridiculous

 Writers . Watch the video

 

https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/competitions/KS2/ridiculous-writers

 

Then  scroll down and use the crazy combo generator.

 

Plan  your writing using the planning sheet.

 

This can be found in resources:

https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/competitions/KS2/ridiculous-writers

 

 

To enter, you will need to complete an independent entry form.

 

 

English

 

Draft your 100 word saga.

Remember to keep to the word limit, your story must have a beginning, middle and an end.

 

You can email your drafts to me at: 

gfitzpatrick@stbarnabas.eu

 

I would love to read them!

English

 

Edit and up-level

 

Think about:

Word choice

Sentence structure

Punctuation

Spelling

 

 

 

English

 

Write your final version on independent entry form.

 

You can enter online at:

https://www.youngwriters.co.uk/competitions/KS2/ridiculous-writers

English

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

 

 

12:00- 1:00

Lunch

 

Lunch

 

Lunch

 

Lunch

Lunch

1:00-2:00

Music

Myleen’s music class

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ

Exploration

The Inuit people are a community. We say ‘Inuit’ instead of ‘Eskimo’. A group are called ‘Inuit’ people and a person is an ‘Inuk’.

 

Use the internet to carry out research and create a fact file. Find out:

Where do they live?

What do they eat?

How do they dress and travel?

 

Science

It’s not just animals who have adapted to their environment in order to survive.

Find out how plants adapt to survive to desert conditions.

Computing

Purple Mash

Complete Text adventures to do’s

Computing

Purple Mash

Complete Text adventures to do’s Purple Mash

2:00- 3:00

Art

Draw with Rob Biddulph

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhyCxVPb1qU

 

Art

Draw with Rob Biddulph

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

Art

Art Ninja

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/art-ninja

Art

Origami

https://www.origami-fun.com/origami-for-kids.html

Art

Outdoor Art

Collect sticks, stones, berries, pine cones and whatever else you can find and see what you can make.

Email me pictures of your creations.

 

3:00- 3:30

Physical activity

Physical activity

 

Physical activity

 

Physical activity

Physical activity

 

 

 

 

Reading

Reading Plus

 

 

 

 

Oxford reading owl

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading/

 

TES

https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/year-6-guided-reading-sats-style-reading-paper-fiction-and-non-fiction-including-answers-11873092

 

Reading Plus

The children have a log in for Reading plus, they can access weekly comprehension and vocabulary tasks

 

Oxford Owl have a range of free e-books

 

 

Download comprehension texts with SATs style questions (Parents will need to register for an account)

SPAG

BBC Bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

Top marks

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

 

Crick web

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/13-ways-to-make-grammar-fun-for-children

 

Have a range of teaching videos with follow up questions

 

 

Free online resources and games

 

 

 

Useful website for parents/carers

 

 

Maths

Purple Mash

 

 

 

Timetable Rock Stars

 

 

Maths Frame

https://mathsframe.co.uk/

 

 

Top marks

 https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers

 

Children have their own log on. They can play a range of games which link to topics such as: statistics, measures.

 

Children have their own log in which can be used for daily times table practise

 

Worksheets and resources require an account but there are a number of tablet-friendly games

 

Games sorted by age/year group

 

SATs resources

Previous National Curriculum tests can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/education/primary-curriculum-key-stage-2-tests-and-assessments

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

 

 

 

 

 

SATs revision by topic

 

 

 

Spring project

Our next topic is Frozen Planet! Pick from the following: 

  • Watch an episode of Frozen planet, you may wish to write a review or do further research. 
  • Find out the temperatures of the different polar regions, record findings on a bar chart or line graph.
  • Find out who Earnest Shackleton is, you may wish to produce a fact file or poster. 

 

Weekly homework: 

W eek commencing

Reading

SPAG

Maths

16.12.19

Set A, Test 4

Set A, Test 3

Set A, Test 3

6.01.20

Set A, Test 5

Set A, Test 4

Set A, Test 4

13.01.20

Set A, Test 6

Set A, Spelling test

Set A, Test 5

20.01.20

Set B, Test 1

Set B, Test 1

Set A, Arithmetic

27.01.20

Set B, Test 2

Set B, Test 2

Set B, Test 1

03.02.20

Set B, Test 3

Set B, Test 3

Set B, Test 2

10.02.20

Set B, Test 4

Set B, Test 4

Set B, Test 3

17.02.20

Set B, Test 5

Set B, Spelling test

Set B, Test 4

24.02.20

Set B, Test 6

Set C, Test 1

Set B, Test 5

02.03.20

Set C, Test 1

Set C, Test 2

Set B, Arithmetic

09.03.20

Set C, Test 2

Set C, Test 3

Set C, Test 1

16.03.20

Set C, Test 3

Set C, Test 4

Set C, Test 2

23.03.20

Set C, Test 4

Set C, Spelling test

Set C, Test 3

30.03.20

Set C, Test 5

Additional homework in blue book

Set C, Test 4

06.04.20

Set C, Test 6

Additional homework in blue book

Set C, Test 5

13.04.20

Additional homework in blue book

Additional homework in blue book

Set C, Arithmetic

 

Year 6 weekly homework expectations

Maths:

Practise times table and division facts.

Use Times Tables Rockstars (if possible).

 

 

Reading:

Read daily – for AT LEAST 15 minutes.

Record your reading in your homework diary, including comments.

Talk to someone at home about what you’ve read and get them to ask you questions.

 

Spellings:

Practise your weekly spellings (see sheet).

Practise the Year 5 / 6 common exception words (and Year 3 / 4, if you need to).

Practise various spelling rules and learn them.

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