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Year 6 Home Learning

For the forseeable future, any daily and weekly tasks will be added below for year 6 students. If there are any questions or concerns, contact via email or telephone.

Activity  Groups

Group Name Pupil Name
Catbells Zachariah, Lucy and Jay.
Blencathra Alesha, Harry, Sophie, Elouise, Jamie and Kian.
Helvellyn Finleigh, Riki, Sienna and Lucas.

 

English

Weekly Spelling Rules

Spelling Shed tasks added for weekly spelling words every Tuesday!

Catbells - Adding -er and -est to words

Blencathra and Helvellyn - mathematical language

Weekly Writing Task

Website link: http://www.pobble365.com/

Story Starter: 

She had been tracking the deer. Her parents had taught her how.

One hour before, finding the hoof prints in the soft earth, she had followed the trail of broken twigs and occasional nibbled leaf until she had located it. Creeping slowly and quietly, not making even the slightest sound, she remained undetected.

She had stumbled across the mysterious circles in a clearing in the forest, and watched as the deer approached them. With a slight twitch of its ears, the deer stepped indifferently through the first circle, and vanished. Completely vanished.

The girl let out a gasp, and walked towards the circles to investigate…

Writing Task 1: Can you continue the story? Does the girl step through the circle?

Extension Task: These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help?

She saw the circles in the forest. As she stepped through the circle she felt scared.​

Weekly Grammar and Punctuation Activities

​Spag.com

a) Layout devices and Paragraphing Test 

b) 2019 SATs Paper (KS2)

Classroom Secrets

a) Year 6 Easter Reading Comprehension Task

Maths

Morning Maths - Friday the 27th of March

Friday Maths - 26th

Thursday Answers

1) (6+2)       2) (4-2)       3) (10-8)       4) (17-6) and (12-9)      5) 711      6) 597,996       7) 1,317         8) 3,347

 

Weekly Maths Tasks and Games

Year 6 Reasoning Assessment  

Play the Year 6 Reasoning Test Practice 2 interactive game to practice the skills you’ve learnt so far. After you have chosen your answer, select a reason to prove why you are correct! Use a pencil and paper to write down your working out.

Percentage of Amounts Game

Play the Year 6 Percentage of Amounts Game! Some of the questions are challenging, so you might want a pen and some paper to write down your calculations.

Multiply and Divide by 10, 100 and 1000 

Play the Year 6 Multiply and Divide Decimals by 10, 100 or 1,000 game. Some of the calculations are quite challenging. Remember what we have learned the last few weeks in class. 

White Rose Maths

Week One: Using Ratios 

Ensure that you complete each of the tasks this week! You will be using key language and calculating ratio. Watch the video and complete all of the working out in your books. Answers are provided once you have completed each task.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Religious Education

We are going to explore the Islamic culture and faith. Find this week's key inquiry questions below:

When and where in the world did the Islamic faith begin?

Where did it begin and how does this compare to other faiths? (christianity, buddhism, hindu, sikhs, ect).

a) Write a paragragh about where the faith began.

b) Draw a timeline of when these faiths originated.

What are the core beliefs of the Islamic faith?

Create a poster or a PowerPoint that explains the core beliefs of the Islamic faith.

Earth and Space Science

Lesson One: Spherical Bodies

Work through PowerPoint and Evidence Cards. Explore the Flat Earth vs. Spherical Earth arguments. Read through the evidence provided and make connections to your prior learning.

Follow link and watch the BBC Bitesize Video called 'How do we know the Earth is Spherical'? Link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zd3fb9q

Choose and complete an 'Achieve' or 'Challenge' task from below. 

Topic

Lesson One: Mountains

Work through Mountains PowerPoint and complete activity sheet provided. Use a range of resources (books and reliable webistes) to locate key mountain ranges on a map. Complete the Mountain Fact Cards; identidfy the height, country and continent of each of the mountain/mountain range specified. 

Art

Drawing with Mo Willems - find the video and the drawing steps below. Follow along with the video and create your own masterpiece!

Visit http://www.kennedy-center.org/mowillems to download the worksheet.

Want a challenge? Take inspiration from this weeks video and create your own art work. Use the resources and materials around you - get creative Year 6!

Remember, NO ONE is perfect and you are your own artist.

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Other Websites

French games and activities: https://www.french-games.net/

Classroom Secrets Kids: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/

Spelling/Maths Shed: https://www.edshed.com/en-gb/login?return_url=https%3A%2F%2Fhub.edshed.com

Times Table Rock Stars website: https://ttrockstars.com/

SPAG.com: https://www.spag.com/

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