YEAR 6

 Year 6 Home Learning Overview for week commencing 13th July 2020

 

 

A word document of this overview can be located in your child’s Purple Mash account. Click on ‘Work’ then ‘Class’ then your child’s class. The file is then called ‘Y6 Overview 13.07.20’.

We would like your child to use Bug Club daily for an independent reading session. We have added lots of now books and would love to hear your feedback.

Monday

Daily task – enjoy some exercise with your adult

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-generate-and-describe-linear-number-sequences

Watch the video and you will explore measures, including applying your understanding of decimal numbers up to 3 decimal places. Then complete the activities about decimals and sequences.

Watch the clip Miss Brown will upload to Dojo to discuss some key conversions of measure.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your year group win their battle. For our final battle we will be against the Year 5 cohort. We can do it Year 6!

Daily task – enjoy some creative time

Daily task – enjoy lunch with your adult and tidy up

Daily task – enjoy quiet time. Read to your grown up

Home learning task 2: Transition

Home Activity:  Home Activity: Use the internet to go on to your high school website. We would like you to find out three interesting things about your new school. It could be about the layout or the different lessons. Do they go on any trips abroad? Lots of high schools have a section for the new year 7s where you will find teacher introductions and video tours. Have a good look through to familiarise yourself.

 

Bug Club reading:

Log onto Bug Club and choose a book to read. Please check your texts as passwords and usernames have been resent.

Home learning task 3: Street Art

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z9sq4xs

Watch the video on street art and the work of Banksy. Using plain paper, create your own piece of street art graffiti. You could write your own name, Grove Academy or anything you like! Be creative and send in your pictures via class dojo.

 

 

Daily task – enjoy outdoor / fresh air time

Tuesday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-read-and-write-standard-units-of-length-mass-and-volume Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson where you will look at units of measure.

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your year group win their battle. For our final battle we will be against the Year 5 cohort. We can do it Year 6!

Home learning task 2: Transition:

Home Activity:  Write a short letter to introduce yourself to your new Year 7 tutor. You could tell them about what you enjoy about school, How you are feeling about transition, is there anything you are looking forward to at your new school (e.g new clubs, lessons). Send this to us on Dojo and we will pass them on to your high school.

Mr Bateman Price will upload an example of this to Class Dojo to help you structure your letter.

 

Bug Club reading:

Log onto Bug Club and choose a book to read. Please check your texts as passwords and usernames have been resent.

Home learning task 3: Science

Who doesn’t love a science investigation?

You will need:

  • An orange
  • Baking powder

https://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/orange-fizz/

Learn how an acid (orange) reacts when a base (baking powder) is added. You will create your own orange soda!

Wednesday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-convert-between-standard-units-of-length

Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson where you will convert between standard units of length - millimetres, centimetres, metres and kilometres.

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your year group win their battle. For our final battle we will be against the Year 5 cohort. We can do it Year 6!

Home learning task 2: Transition:

Use the powerpoint that Miss Bentley has uploaded to Class Dojo. This will tell you about safety when walking to school. It also helps you to safely plan your safest walking route to school using Google Maps. You could screen shot your route or print a copy of your map to keep. We would love for you to share it on class dojo.

Bug Club reading:

Log onto Bug Club and choose a book to read. Please check your texts as passwords and usernames have been resent.

Home learning task 3: Cooking

The Eatwell Guide - NHS Let’s make some white chocolate cheesecake in preparation for our end of year 6 meeting! Watch the video led by Miss Walker on how to make a delicious white chocolate cheesecake!

 

*Miss Walker is going to send a link on dojo to how to make the cheesecake.

Thursday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-solve-problems-involving-conversion-of-length

Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson where you will learn how to solve problems involving calculating the area and perimeter of rectilinear shapes where you need to convert between measures.

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your year group win their battle. For our final battle we will be against the Year 5 cohort. We can do it Year 6!

Home learning task 1: Art

Please have a look on the Grove Facebook page to find out more information about ‘The Potteries Bottle Oven Day.’ We would like you to create a design of a bottle kiln to show how much we appreciate our amazing city! The design can be as colourful as you like. It could be collaged, painted, sketched or you could even use tissue paper. You may want to look at famous designers such as Emma Bridgewater to inspire your bottle kiln? You can send in your finished design by 8th August to: https://bottleovenartclub.blogspot.com/

Home learning task 3: Memories

Tomorrow, you have the opportunity to attend an end of year zoom meeting with your class teacher and class. To prepare, it would be fantastic if you could bring with you a memory to share of a time in year 6.

What have you enjoyed?

Have you overcome any barriers?

Have you discovered a new talent?

 

Friday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Purple Mash: Complete the to do where you will need to convert between different measures in order to solve the problems you have been given. Use your knowledge from the lessons this week to help you.

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your year group win their battle. For our final battle we will be against the Year 5 cohort. We can do it Year 6!

Home learning task 1: Art

Continue with the art activity and complete your bottle kiln design. Don’t forget to send in your entry!

Home learning task 3:

 

End of Year Six Meeting via Zoom!

 

Please see your individual message sent to parents via class dojo. The message contains the link and the password to enter the zoom meeting.

Have a lovely six week break, and we wish you the very best as you move to high school It has been an absolute pleasure!

Year 6 Home Learning Overview for week commencing 6th July 2020

A word document of this overview can be located in your child’s Purple Mash account. Click on ‘Work’ then ‘Class’ then your child’s class. The file is then called ‘Y6 Overview 06.07.20’.

We would like your child to use Bug Club daily for an independent reading session. We have added lots of now books and would love to hear your feedback.

Monday

Daily task – enjoy some exercise with your adult

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/interpret-mean-as-an-average

Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson where you will understand how to find the ‘mean’ and know that this is the same as an average.

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: CB vs AW and AB vs JBP

Daily task – enjoy some creative time

Daily task – enjoy lunch with your adult and tidy up

Daily task – enjoy quiet time. Read to your grown up

Home learning task 2: English: Poetry

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-focus-comprehension-questions

Watch the video which contains a reading focus with an extract from Macbeth to begin the week’s work on poetry.

OR

Purple Mash reading:

Read chapter 6 of The Haunting of Rose Cottage and answer the comprehension questions.

JBP group: Read Chapter 1 of ‘Sam’s Wet Day’ and complete the comprehension questions.

Home learning task 3:

 

Pick your favourite memory from your time at Grove Academy and create presentation about it. This could be in the form of a poster, a poem or a drama piece – any way you wish to express it. Think about what your memory was, why it is your favourite memory, how it makes you feel now etc. We would like to celebrate all of your fabulous memories and cannot wait to see them. Send them to your teacher on Class Dojo.

*Miss Bentley will be sharing their video of their favourite memory on dojo.

 

Daily task – enjoy outdoor / fresh air time

Tuesday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/interpret-line-graphs

 Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson where you will interpret cumulative and discrete sets of data and read line graphs.

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: CB vs AW and AB vs JBP

 

Home learning task 2: English:

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-focus-comprehension-questions-772f34Complete the quiz then watch the video for the second reading focus lesson looking at comprehension questions.

OR

Purple Mash Reading:

Read chapter 1 of ‘Pit Boys’ and complete a poem to describe the sounds that can be heard from the mines.

 

JBP group: Read Chapter 2 of ‘Sam’s Wet Day’ and complete the comprehension questions.

Home learning task 3: Creative Activity

 

Think back to how you felt when you first started at Grove Academy – did you feel nervous? Happy? Scared? Excited?

 

Create a short video clip of yourself offering advice to the new Year 3 children. Tell them what they can expect during their time at Grove, any key tips they need to know etc. Send the video to your teacher on Class Dojo. If you don’t feel like videoing yourself, you could create a poster with key tips instead.

 

Wednesday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/construct-line-graphs

Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson where you will create your own line graphs for a set of data.

*Miss Brown will send a link on Dojo to help you understand line graphs.

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: CB vs AW and AB vs JBP

 

Home learning task 2: English:

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/writing-focus-identify-the-key-features-9b040a/activities/1

Complete the quiz about the features of poetry, then watch the video and complete the worksheet.

OR

Purple Mash Reading:

Read chapter 2 of ‘Pit Boys’ and complete the multiple choice questions.

 

JBP group: Read Chapter 3 of ‘Sam’s Wet Day’ and complete the comprehension questions.

Home learning task 3: Art

The Eatwell Guide - NHS Design a healthy meal. Work with an adult to prepare a meal for your family to enjoy Use the healthy food plate below to give you an idea on what a healthy plate might look like. Think about including different food groups and make it look as appetising as possible. Send a picture of your finished meal or maybe a video of you preparing the food to your class teacher on Class Dojo.

*Miss Walker is going to send a link on dojo to her healthy plate.

Thursday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/interpret-pie-charts

Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson where you will learn how to read information from a pie chart.

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: CB vs AW and AB vs JBP

*Mr Bateman Price will add a video to dojo to help you with creating your own pie chart.

Home learning task 2: English:

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/writing-focus-planning-including-rhyme-and-archaic-language/activities/1

Today you are learning about rhyme and archaic language. Complete the quiz, then watch the video and complete the worksheet.

OR

Purple Mash Reading:

Read chapter 3 of ‘Pit Boys’ and complete the multiple choice questions.

JBP group: Read Chapter 4 of ‘Sam’s Wet Day’ and complete the comprehension questions.

Home learning task 3:

Tomorrow, you will receive your end of year report via Class Dojo. Before you read what your teacher has written about your time in year 6, write your own End of Year Report. Write about something that went well, something that didn’t go so well, something you enjoyed, something you didn’t enjoy, something you’ve improved at and something for you to work on next year. Send your report to your teacher on Class Dojo.

 

Friday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Use your learning from this week about different types of chart to conduct your own maths investigation. You could gather information about the temperature at different points in the day, the amount of cars that go past your house at different times of day, the colour of the cars that go past your house etc.

 

Create either a line graph or a pie chart (whichever is most suited to the information you have gathered) to model your findings.

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: CB vs AW and AB vs JBP

Home learning task 2: English:

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/writing-focus-write-a-poem

Now it is time to write your own poem. Use the quiz and video to help you. Send us copies of your poem via class dojo.

OR

Purple Mash Reading:

Read chapter 4 of ‘Pit Boys’ and complete the multiple choice questions.

 

JBP group: Read Chapter 5 of ‘Sam’s Wet Day’ and complete the comprehension questions.

Home learning task 3:

 

Open the 2do ‘2Write a Diary’ – tell us all about your week. Has it changed much now that more shops are open? How is it different to your week at the beginning of lockdown? Use one page per day and add a picture to show what you are doing. Maybe you could do a comparison to another day in lockdown where you couldn’t do a certain activity.

 

 

Year 6 Home Learning Overview for week commencing 29th June 2020

A word document of this overview can be located in your child’s Purple Mash account. Click on ‘Work’ then ‘Class’ then your child’s class. The file is then called ‘Y6 Overview 29.06.20’.

Monday

Daily task – enjoy some exercise with your adult

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/find-the-value-of-missing-angles

Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson title ‘Finding the value of missing angles’

Purple Mash: Complete the to do ‘Acute and Obtuse Angles’ You need to identify and order the angles. You have a week to complete this activity so please follow the lessons until you feel confident to complete.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: AB vs AW and CB vs JBP

Daily task – enjoy some creative time

Daily task – enjoy lunch with your adult and tidy up

Daily task – enjoy quiet time. Read to your grown up

Home learning task 2: English:

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/diary-entry-lesson-1-reading-focus

Watch the video which contains a reading focus on the book Skellig to begin the week’s work on Diary entries. Complete the activities for reading and spelling.

Purple Mash Reading:

Read chapter 1 of The Haunting of Rose Cottage and answer the comprehension questions.

JBP group: Read Chapter 1 of Watch out! River Running Wild then complete the quiz.

Home learning task 3:Art

Using pencil tone, draw a natural object from observation. This can be an object such as a shell, pine cone, leaf, flower, animal etc. Make sure to focus on using accurate lines and shapes to build up the outline of your image before paying attention to the smaller details within it. Send your images to class dojo.

Daily task – enjoy outdoor / fresh air time

Tuesday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/compare-and-classify-triangles

 Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson title ‘Comparing and classifying triangles’.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: AB vs AW and CB vs JBP

*Watch the teacher video on Dojo about the different types of Angles and key vocabulary.

Home learning task 2: English:

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/diary-entry-lesson-2-reading-focus/activities/1

Complete the quiz then watch the video for the second reading focus lesson to look at the language of diaries. Then complete the follow up quiz.

Purple Mash Reading:

Read chapter 2 of The Haunting of Rose Cottage and answer the comprehension questions.

JBP group: Read Chapter 2 of Watch out! River Running Wild then complete the quiz.

 

Home learning task 3: Art

Look at your image that you drew yesterday. Have a go at improving the design. Think about the space on the paper – how can you make sure that you use it all? Send your images to class dojo. Can you add detail to the background and ensure your shading is smooth?

 Watch Miss Brown’s video on Dojo

Wednesday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/compare-and-classify-quadrilaterals

Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson title ‘Comparing and classifying quadrilaterals.’

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: AB vs AW and CB vs JBP

*Watch the video on Dojo about triangles, quadrilaterals and their angles and using a protractor and key vocabulary.

 

Home learning task 2: English:

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/diary-entry-lesson-3-identifying-features

Complete the quiz about the features of diaries, then watch the video and complete the worksheet.

Purple Mash Reading:

Read chapter 3 of The Haunting of Rose Cottage and answer the comprehension questions.

JBP group: Read Chapter 3 of Watch out! River Running Wild then complete the quiz.

 

Home learning task 3: Art

Using a viewfinder, sketch out an enlargement of a particularly interesting and detailed part of your object to create a bigger, more abstract image. You can add colour to this using any media of your choice. You could create a series of enlargements and change you colour scheme for each one: one with warm colours/ one with cool colours. Send your images to class dojo. To make your viewfinder, why not cut a square or shape out of a piece of paper? The object to draw could be anything natural in your garden: a tree, a flower or a leaf.

Thursday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/find-unknown-angles-in-triangles

Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson ‘Finding unknown angles in Triangles’

Purple Mash: Complete the to do ‘Angles in Triangles’. You need to identify the missing angles in the shapes. You have a week to complete this activity so please follow the lessons until you feel confident to complete.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: AB vs AW and CB vs JBP

Home learning task 2: English:

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/diary-entry-lesson-4-informal-language

Today you are learning about informal language. Complete the quiz, then watch the video and complete the worksheet.

Purple Mash Reading:

Read chapter 4 of The Haunting of Rose Cottage and answer the comprehension questions.

JBP group: Read Chapter 4 of Watch out! River Running Wild then complete the quiz.

Home learning task 3: Art

Have a go at sketching a nature scene. Feel free to use the one provided. Look at the colours, the shadows and the shape of the land. Send your images to class dojo.

Friday

Home learning task 1: Maths

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/calculate-unknown-angles-in-quadrilaterals

Watch the video and complete the activities for the lesson ‘Finding unknown angles in Quadrilaterals’

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: AB vs AW and CB vs JBP

Home learning task 2: English:

Oak Academy: https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/diary-entry-lesson-5-writing-a-diary-entry

Now it is time to write your diary entry. Use the quiz and video to help you. Send us copies of your diary via class dojo.

Purple Mash Reading:

Read chapter 5 of The Haunting of Rose Cottage and answer the comprehension questions.

JBP group: Read Chapter 5 of Watch out! River Running Wild then complete the quiz.

Home learning task 3: Maths

Create a review of your maths learning from this week. This could be a poster made which shows the different types of angles. You could use chalks outside to draw shapes and label the angles that they have. Perhaps you could create your own missing angle problem for a friend to solve. Send us a picture via class dojo.

Have a look at Mr Bateman-Price’s teacher example on Dojo

 

 

 

Year 6 Home Learning Overview for week commencing 22nd June 2020

 

A word document of this overview can be located in your child’s Purple Mash account. Click on ‘Work’ then ‘Class’ then your child’s class. The file is then called ‘Y6 Overview 22.06.20’.

Monday

Daily task – enjoy some exercise with your adult

Home learning task 1:

Choose one of the following tasks to complete:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson: To recognise 3-D shapes https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/coordinates-and-shapes-to-recognise-3-d-shapes/ Complete the initial quiz, watch the lesson video, then complete the activity.

Miss Brown will upload a video on Class Dojo to help your vocabulary.

2. Purple Mash: Open the ToDo ‘ 3D Shape Pairs Game’. Recognise 3-D shapes in different orientations and match the pairs. Can you complete the task multiple times and try to beat your own fastest time?

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: Year 6 vs Year 5

Daily task – enjoy some creative time

Daily task – enjoy lunch with your adult and tidy up

Daily task – enjoy quiet time. Read to your grown up

Home learning task 2: English:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-focus-comparison-a3113e/activities/1

Complete the lesson which is about a story this week. There is a reading activity to complete.

Reading: Complete the specific task that has been set

1. Read chapter 4 of 'The Tiger's Path'. Complete the 2do where you will prepare a debate. Should tigers be kept in captivity? Should they be kept in the zoo or allowed to roam freely? What do you think?

2. Read Chapter 1 of Magic in the Moonlight then answer the questions to see what you have remembered.

Home learning task 3: Science

Investigate what happens when you add a solid to a liquid which contains carbon dioxide.

Get a clear, fizzy liquid such as lemonade. Separate raisins and drop them into the liquid. Watch what happens to the raisins – you may have to wait for a minute or two.

Test what happens when you add different solids such as rice, pasta etc.

Miss Bentley will upload a video to Class Dojo for you to watch.

Daily task – enjoy outdoor / fresh air time

Tuesday

Home learning task 1:  Choose one of the following tasks to complete:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson: To recognise nets of

 3-D shapes

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/coordinates-and-shapes-to-recognise-nets-of-3-d-shapes/

Complete the initial quiz, watch the lesson video, then complete the activity.

2. Purple Mash: Open the ToDo ‘2D and 3D shape sorting.’ Identify 2D and 3D shapes using the knowledge you have gained from your Oak Academy lessons.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: Year 6 vs Year

Home learning task 2: English:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-focus-prediction-1f5f44/activities/2

Watch the video and complete the lesson - making predictions.

Reading: Complete the specific task that has been set

1. Read chapter 5 of 'The Tiger's Path.' Complete the 2do to write a review of the story. Did you enjoy the book? Would you recommend the book to a friend? Which audience is the book aimed at?

2. Read Chapter 2 of Magic in the Moonlight then answer the questions

Home learning task 3: Science

Complete a write up or video for your science experiment from yesterday. Discuss how you completed your experiment and what you found out. Was there anything that surprised you?

Upload your write up or video to Class Dojo for your teacher to see.

Wednesday

Home learning task 1: Choose one of the following tasks to complete:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson: To solve problems involving 3-D shapes

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/coordinates-and-shapes-to-solve-problems-involving-3-d-shapes/

Complete the initial quiz, watch the lesson video then complete the activity.

2. Purple Mash: Open the ToDo ‘Label 2D and 3D shapes’ Label the 2D and 3D shapes. Use google to help you check your answers before submitting.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: Year 6 vs Year 5

Home learning task 2: English:  

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/writing-focus-identify-the-key-features-ee19d1/activities/1

In this lesson, you will be identifying features of a story.

Reading: Complete the specific task that has been set

1.  Read chapter 1 of 'The Haunting of Rose Cottage.' Complete the multiple choice quiz after.

2. Read Chapter 3 of Magic in the Moonlight then answer the questions to see what you have remembered.

Home learning task 3: PE

 

Create your own fitness circuit with different stations. Be creative with the equipment you could use.

 

If you’re struggling for ideas, watch Mr Bateman-Price’s video clip on Class Dojo.

Thursday

Home learning task 1:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson: Coordinates and shapes: To illustrate and name parts of a circle https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/coordinates-and-shapes-to-illustrate-and-name-parts-of-a-circle/

Complete the initial quiz, watch the lesson video, then complete the activity.

2. Purple Mash: Open the ToDo ‘3D shapes’. Identify and name 3-D shapes, including cubes and other cuboids, from 2-D representations.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: Year 6 vs Year 5

Home learning task 2: English:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/writing-focus-planning-a-story

In this lesson, you will be planning your story.

Reading: Complete the specific task that has been set

  1. Read chapter 2 of 'The Haunting of Rose Cottage.' Complete the 'Four Reasons' 2do. You will need to come up with four reasons why Amy and Darcey reacted strangely.
  2. Read Chapter 4 of Magic in the Moonlight then answer the questions about what you have read

Home learning task 3: Diary

 

Open the 2do ‘2Write a Diary’. Complete a diary entry for each day of your week to tell your teacher what you have been doing. Use one page per day and add as much detail as possible. Add pictures to show what you have been up to!  

Friday

Home learning task 1:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson: Coordinates and shapes: To solve practical problems involving circles https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/coordinates-and-shapes-to-solve-practical-problems-involving-circles/

Complete the quiz, watch the lesson video, then complete the activity.

2. Purple Mash: Open the ToDo ‘3D shape Description’. Choose six 3D shapes and describe their properties. Think about the number of faces, edges, vertices (corners). Can you think of a real life example of each? You could also complete this activity on your own note paper and base it on your learning from the week.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is: Year 6 vs Year 5

Home learning task 2: English:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/writing-focus-writing-a-story

Today, you will be writing your story. Send in your story via class dojo!

Reading: Complete the specific task that has been set for you.

  1. Read chapter 2 of 'The Haunting of Rose Cottage.' Complete the 'Four Reasons' 2do. You will need to come up with four reasons why Amy and Darcey reacted strangely.
  2. Read Chapter 5 of Magic in the Moonlight then answer the questions about what you have read. You could tell us on Dojo what your favourite part of the book was now that you have finished.

Home learning task 3:

 

 Create a shape poster based on your maths learning from this week. This could include drawing shapes on the pavement outside your house.

 

Watch Miss Walker’s video on Class Dojo to help you out with some ideas.

 

 

 

 

 

Year 6 Home Learning Overview for week commencing 15th June 2020

A word document of this overview can be located in your child’s Purple Mash account. Click on ‘Work’ then ‘Class’ then your child’s class. The file is then called ‘Y6 Overview 15.06.20’.

 

Monday

Daily task – enjoy some exercise with your adult

Home learning task 1:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson: To describe coordinate positions on a grid. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-describe-coordinate-positions-on-a-grid/

Complete the initial quiz, watch the lesson video, then complete the activity.

2. Purple Mash: Open the 2Do on ‘To write the coordinates for each shape on the grid.’

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is:

Slytherin AW vs Slytherin JPB

Slytherin CB vs Slytherin AB

Daily task – enjoy some creative time

Daily task – enjoy lunch with your adult and tidy up

Daily task – enjoy quiet time. Read to your grown up

Home learning task 2: English: Complete the specific task that has been set for you.

 

Oak Academy: Complete the first lesson regarding character descriptions. There is a reading activity to complete and a quiz. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-focus-comparison

Reading focus. Read chapter 6 of ‘Nightfall on the Somme’. Complete the multiple choice 2do after.

Reading focus. Read chapter 1 of ‘Wolf’s new friends.’ Complete the multiple choice 2do after.

Home learning task 3: Science

 

Open the 2do ‘How light travels’ – think back to your learning from the Autumn term. Use the pictures to explain how light travels to help us to see things.

You could also draw your own ray diagram to show how light travels. Send this to the year group email

yr6@espritmat.org

Daily task – enjoy outdoor / fresh air time

Tuesday

Home learning task 1:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson: To translate simple shapes. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-translate-simple-shapes/

Complete the initial quiz, watch the lesson video, then complete the activity.

 

2. Purple Mash: Open the 2Do on, ‘Write the coordinates of the new position of the dot on the grid.’

 

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is:

Slytherin AW vs Slytherin JPB

Slytherin CB vs Slytherin AB

Home learning task 2: English:

Complete the specific task that has been set for you.

 

Oak Academy: Complete the second lesson regarding character descriptions. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/reading-focus-prediction

 

Reading: Read chapter 7 of ‘Nightfall on the Somme’.

Complete the multiple choice 2do after.

Reading focus. Read chapter 2 of ‘Wolf’s new friends.’ Complete the multiple choice 2do after.

Home learning task 3: Science

 

Design a fair test to investigate how shadows can change. Think about how you could carry this out at home and what results you would need to gather. You could explore how you could make shadows bigger or smaller, lighter or darker, different to the original object – you choose! Record your investigation, including the method and results. Write a conclusion to tell us what you found out. Send this to the year group email: yr6@espritmat.org

Wednesday

Home learning task 1:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson: To reflect simple shapes. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-reflect-simple-shapes/

Complete the initial quiz, watch the lesson video, then complete the activity.

 2. Hit the coordinate and score points

https://www.mathsisfun.com/data/click-coordinate.html

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is:

Slytherin AW vs Slytherin JPB

Slytherin CB vs Slytherin AB

Home learning task 2: English:

 Complete the specific task that has been set for you.

 

Oak Academy: Complete the third lesson regarding character descriptions and identifying features. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/writing-focus-identify-the-key-features

Reading: Read chapter 1 of ‘The Tiger’s Path.’ Complete the 2do questions after.

Reading focus. Read chapter 3 of ‘Wolf’s new friends.’ Complete the multiple choice 2do after.

Home learning task 3:

Listen to the following poem ‘Body Talk’ by Benjamin Zephaniah. What is the poem about? Is there rhyme?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nj6UEsYpSQo&app=desktop

Write your own poem based on Benjamin Zephaniah’s ‘Body Talk’ – use personification for your own body parts.

 

You could either just write the poem and send it to us or (if you’re feeling brave!) you could ask someone to video you performing it to send to the year group email. yr6@espritmat.org

Thursday

Home learning task 1:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson. To solve practical coordinate problems https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-solve-practical-coordinate-problems/

Complete the initial quiz, watch the lesson video, then complete the activity.

3.https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/469/Coordinates-Alien-Attack

Play the game and choose the correct coordinates to win.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is:

Slytherin AW vs Slytherin JPB

Slytherin CB vs Slytherin AB

Home learning task 2: English:

 Complete the specific task that has been set for you.

 

Oak Academy: Complete the fourth lesson based on semi colons and colons. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/writing-focus-using-colons-and-semi-colons

 

Reading: Read chapter 2 of ‘The Tiger’s Path.’ Complete the 2do questions after.

Reading focus. Read chapter 4 of ‘Wolf’s new friends.’ Complete the multiple choice 2do after.

Home learning task 3:

 

Open the 2do ‘2Write a Diary’. Write a diary entry to tell your teachers what you have been doing this week. Use one page per day of the week and add pictures to make it look more interesting. Add as much detail as you can and make sure that you write in full sentences, using punctuation correctly.  

Friday

Home learning task 1:

1. Log in to National Oak Academy to complete today’s lesson: To solve practical coordinate problems. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-solve-practical-coordinate-problems-e4c21b/

Complete the initial quiz, watch the lesson video, then complete the activity.

2. Purple Mash: Open the 2Do on ‘Lines of Symmetry’.

All: Please spend 10-15 minutes daily on Times Table Rockstars to help your class win their battle. This week it is:

Slytherin AW vs Slytherin JPB

Slytherin CB vs Slytherin AB

Home learning task 2: English:

 Complete the specific task that has been set for you.

Oak Academy: Complete the final lesson based on describing characters. https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/setting-description-lesson-5-describing-a-setting

Reading: Read chapter 3 of ‘The Tiger’s Path.’ Complete the 2do ‘Story Writing’. Continue the story. What do you think will happen next?

Reading focus. Read chapter 5 of ‘Wolf’s new friends.’ Complete the multiple choice 2do after.

Home learning task 3: Music

 

 

Complete the 2do ‘Busy Beats.’ Experiment with sound and create real music with busy beats.

 

 

 

Year 6 Home Learning Overview for week commencing 8th June 2020

 

 

Year 6 Home Learning Overview for week commencing 1st June 2020