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Year 6

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Please review this weeks remote learning work and learning offer for Year 6 children below.

Weekly additional non negotiable activities include: 

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Remote Learning Y6: w/c Monday 1st March 2021

Please click here or visit Class Dojo for details on our school's full re-opening arrangements from 8 March 2021 

Reading English SPaG Maths Rapid Review Theme
Monday 1st March 

Rapid review - chapter 5

This week, we are moving on to Chapter 6!

Read the pages attached using your fluent finger then upload a video of your reading aloud to Dojo! 

Video 

Chapter 6 pages

Your task for today is connect 4. Use the images linked below and write a sentence or two to show me how they link, based on what you have read in chapter 6.

Connect 4 images

Final piece time today, everyone! 

There won't be a template for this though as you're all working from home. So, get a new piece of paper, lined if possible, and get yourself comfortable.
Here is a link to some nice, calming music as we would listen to in class.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFcSrYw-ARY

 

 

Log onto your Readiwriter app to practise spellings daily, ready for our test on Friday!  

The spelling rule for this week          is -ough. 

Below is a link to the 'how to' video if you are unsure of how to get the most out of the app.

Readiwriter app

Let’s recap last week’s learning by completing the Kahoot quiz on 2D shapes - thanks for the recommendation, Eve!

https://kahoot.it/challenge/0468829?challenge-id=ea5241d2-9732-4998-8dc3-dc586979ef9d_1614368425147


This week, we are going to be moving on to 3D shapes, learning the vocabulary needed to describe their properties. 

Watch the video below that explains some key words:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjv39j6/articles/zgqpk2p

Task

 3D shapes

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Fluent in 5

This week, we're going to continue looking at Crime and Punishment in History, focusing today on the development of the UK Police Force over time.

Watch today's video that is necessary for completing the task. 

Video

Task

Tuesday 2nd March

Let's recap the main information we read in chapter 6 by answering the rapid retrieval questions first.

Rapid Retrieval

Today, we are going to have a look at the impressions of other characters with regards to the duel.

Watch the video that explains the focus further.

Video

Task

Chapter 6 pages

 As we have completed our writing unit, and only have 4 days of remote learning left, we are not going to begin a new writing unit. Instead, we are going to do, 'Sentence a Day.'

Watch the video that explains what this is and what is required of you for today's task.

Video

This week, we are looking at parenthesis, which is simply to add extra information to a sentence.

Watch the video that explains this in more detail, and read the information underneath the video too. Once you have done this, complete the task and upload to Dojo. 

Video

Task

 

Let’s recap last week’s learning by completing the Kahoot quiz on 2D shapes. See if you can beat your score from yesterday!

https://kahoot.it/challenge/0468829?challenge-id=ea5241d2-9732-4998-8dc3-dc586979ef9d_1614368425147

For a recap of key vocab, watch the video from yesterday.

Video

For today's lesson, watch the video below that explains today's task.

Video

Task

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Fluent in 5

Today in History, we are looking at specialist forces within the UK.  Have a look at today's PowerPoint to help you with the first task. 

PowerPoint

Task 1

Recap yesterday's learning by answering the questions on the sheet provided. You may need to watch yesterday's video again to help you!  

Video

Task2

Wednesday 3rd March

Let's recap the main information we read in chapter 6 by answering the rapid retrieval questions first.

Rapid Retrieval

Today, we are going to look at some vocabulary from the chapter in a little more detail so we understand the chapter a little clearer.

Watch the video to help you with today's task.

Video

Task

Online Dictionary

 

Today, we are going to look at improving our writing by adding adverbs and adverbial phrases.
Watch the video to learn the difference between the two, what they look like, and how to effectively use them.

Video

 Task

We are continuing with parenthesis today guys but this time, we're adding the punctuation in the correct place in the sentence.

Watch the video linked below AND read the information below it to help you with the task! 

Video

Task

Fastest finger first! Try to beat your score from yesterday by being faster with your response!

 Kahoot

Watch today's video that explains the day's tasks.

Video

Task 1

For task 2, guess the 3D shape, you will need to open the PowerPoint, click on SLIDESHOW at the top and then FROM BEGINNING on the left-hand side for you to play the game.

Task 2

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Fluent in 5

Science time, guys! 

This week, we are still sorting and classifying animals, but are focusing on the invertebrates this time.

Watch the video that explains the task, and recaps previous learning too! 

Video

Invertebrate info cards

Thursday 4th March

WORLD BOOK DAY LIVE LESSON 11AM

JOIN US FOR A BOOK HUNT AROUND SCHOOL!

As long as the internet will stretch that far, we're going to take part in a book hunt around the school, using orienteering maps to help us! 

At each point, we will find a quote from a famous, children's book - all you need to do it match it to the correct one!

WORLD BOOK DAY 

Here is a link to a website where you can 'Doodle Along -Tom Gates Style'.

Author, Liz Pichon, talks about her books that contain amazing doodles and she also shows you how to create doodles just like hers! 

It's a really fun video with lots of colourful images along the way. You can also listen to her reading a short snippet from one of her books! 

Get involved, create your own doodles, and upload them to Dojo once complete!

Doodle Along Video

 

WORLD BOOK DAY

For today's grammar lesson, I'd like you to make your own book! 

Follow the instructions below to create your book - if possible! 

How to Make a Book

You could then complete the task on parenthesis in your book with some cool doodles! 

 Task

WORLD BOOK DAY 

For Maths today,  you'll need a book! It could be your birthday book (if you've had yours) your favourite book, or any child's book!

Answer the questions attached about your book then create your own set of questions for someone else to answer too! 

Task

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Fluent in 5

 WORLD BOOK DAY

Let's combine our PE session today with EXTREME READING!

Choose a book you would like to read - this can be a new one or one you're already reading.

Press play on the Joe Wicks workout and get extreme reading!

Look at the image linked below to help you with some ideas for this.

Extreme Reading

PE with Joe Wicks

Spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing and reading with some nice, calming music.

Calming music

 

Friday 12th February

Let's recap the main information we read in chapter 6 by answering the rapid retrieval questions first.

Rapid Retrieval

For today's task in reading, we're going to make another prediction about what we think is going to happen next in Romeo and Juliet.

Re-read chapter 6 before making your prediction and remember, use what you have read to help you make your prediction.

Chapter 6 pages

Consider the questions on the attached sheet to help you.

Task

 

 For Well-being Wednesday, we looked at setting goals.

Some of you have achieved a goal already - and feel much better for doing so! 

Let's look at setting a goal for when we all return back to school next week.

What goal would you like to set and achieve by the end of next week?

Improve your handwriting? Read your home reading book more? Talk positively about yourself and others? Get involved in some team games during break times?

Have a look at the attached sheet to get started on setting your own goal

Task

Mini-test time, guys! Look back over the week's videos if needed and complete the mini test questions attached! 

Task

For our final Maths lesson of remote learning, let's take on the 3D shape Kahoot Quiz! 
If you would like to recap key vocabulary before starting the quiz, feel free to do so by watching the videos on previous days.

Good Luck! 

Kahoot

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Fluent in 5

NO SCREENS FRIDAY

For our behaviour bonus this week, everyone, why not try making and taking part in, your own obstacle course

Get whoever is at home involved too! Once you've had some fun with it, take a photo and upload to Dojo for us to see! 

Enjoy!

Remote Learning Y6: w/c Monday 22nd February 2021



English 

SPaG

Reading Maths Rapid Review Theme

Monday 22nd February

Our writing genre for this week, guys, is character description. Romeo and Juliet is still our text focus but as we still don't know very much about the two protagonists (main characters), we're going to look at the Prince in more detail.

Watch the video below which explains today's task.

Video

Vocab mat

Example text

Our spelling rule for the week is the suffix, -que

Log onto your Readiwriter app to practise spellings daily, ready for our test on Friday!  

Below is a link to the 'how to' video if you are unsure of how to get the most out of the app.

Readiwriter app

Before we get to find out what happens in chapter 5, let's recap what's happened so far by taking part in a Kahoot quiz

Kahoot

Now it's chapter 5 time, guys! Watch the video to see how to use our 'fluent finger' to help develop our reading.

Video: Fluent finger

After that, I'd like you to have a go at reading aloud using your fluent finger too! Extra dojo points up for grabs for those who upload a video of their reading! 

Chapter 5 pages

Let's recap last week's learning by taking part in the Kahoot quiz! Thanks for the suggestion, Eve! :) 

Kahoot

In Maths, we're moving on from fractions, decimals and percentages and on to shape! (I love shape!)

Watch today's video that explains today's lesson further and will help you to tackle the task!

Video

Task

Shape Vocab mat

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Rapid Review questions

We're moving on from China for this half term, guys, and on to Criminals, Crooks and Convicts. In this topic, we will learn about the development of crime and punishment throughout the years, but first, let's see what you already know about Crime and Punishment by completing prior learning. Remember, just have a go at the questions and if you don't know any, don't worry: we will go through the questions together in the video below. 

Prior Learning

After completing prior learning, watch the video that reveals some possible answers to your prior learning. If you have a different colour, you can pop these into your boxes on prior learning! 

Video

Tuesday 23rd February

In Writing today, we are going to continue with gather it, but this time, looking at the personality of the Prince, rather than his appearance. 

Watch the video below to understand more about how to tackle today's task.

Video

Vocab mat

Example text

Our grammar focus for this week the past simple and past progressive tense - don't worry: It's just verbs and you know all about those! Watch the video to help you understand the difference between the two.  

Video

Now, use the information in the video to help you with today's task.

Task

Let's recap chapter 5 by answering the rapid retrieval questions. You can do this mentally. 

Rapid review of chapter 5

Now let's consider how other characters may feel about the marriage between Romeo and Juliet. Watch the video that explains today's task, where we will analyse the vocabulary used in some character quotes.

Video

Now, it's your turn. Take a look at the quotes and match them with the characters who you think would've said them.

Task

Chapter 5 pages

 Today we are going to recap some vocabulary that will help with our understanding of shape. Watch the video below to get started with today's lesson.

Video

Task 1 Frayer Model

Task 2 In the video at the end

Perpendicular and Parallel lines video below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zb6tyrd/articles/zp327hv

 Shape Vocab mat

 

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Rapid Review questions

Today in History, we're going to continue looking at modern-day crime and punishment.

Watch the video below to help with today's tasks! 

Video

Task 1

Task 2

Wednesday 24th February

 Plan it time today, guys! This is where we use Monday and Tuesday's work to create a detailed plan, ready for our write it.

Watch the video that explains today's task.

Video

Task

Appearance and Personality Spider Diagram examples

 Watch today's video, that focuses on the two tenses again, to help you with today's task. of changing the tense from past progressive to the simple past.

Video

Task

Can you beat your score?

Kahoot

Let's recap chapter 5 by answering the rapid retrieval questions. You can do this mentally. 

Rapid review of chapter 5

It's important for us to be able to understand what we've read. So, in order to test our knowledge, we're going to look at the skill of retrieval today. Watch the video to help with identifying key information in the questions you're about to answer. 

Video

Use the video and chapter 5 pages to help answer the retrieval questions.

Task

Chapter 5 pages

Today, we are continuing with looking at the properties of 2D shapes. We are recapping angles today.

Watch the video below to understand today's task. 

Video 

Task

The video below explains angles further.

Angles video

 

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Rapid Review questions

 Live Lesson

 

In Science this week, we're continuing with Living Things and Their Habitats, and in particular, classification. Today's lesson focuses on animals.

Vertebrates video:

What is a vertebrate?

Invertebrates video:

What is an invertebrate?

Task 1 Frayer Model

Task 2 Vertebrate info for spider diagram

 

Thursday 25th February

It's our Write it today, everyone! We're going to use those amazing, detailed plans from yesterday's lesson, along with the example text and vocabulary mat, to produce our character description.

Watch the video below to understand further how to complete today's task.

Video

 To ensure we know and understand these two tenses thoroughly, we're going to have a look at changing the sentences from simple past, to past progressive today. Watch the video for more support, then complete the independent task. 

Video

Task

 

Let's recap chapter 5 by answering the rapid retrieval questions. You can do this mentally. 

Rapid review of chapter 5

Today in Reading, we're going to be looking at the character of Tybalt and in particular, describing our impression of him based on what we have read in chapter 5.

Watch the video below for further explanation.

Video

Now I'd like you to describe Tybalt in your own words using the template below. 

Task 2

Chapter 5 pages

 Now we've recapped key vocabulary related to 2D shape, it's time to get creative with it! 

Watch today's video that gives us information on Kandinsky - an abstract artist. 

Today's tasks are listed on the video. 

Video

 

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Rapid Review questions

 This afternoon is PE time everyone so let's get active, get our heart rates up and let's strive towards feeling better about ourselves and more energised! Click the link below to take part in a 30 minute Joe Wicks workout. Videos or pictures of you completing this are welcome - simply upload them to Dojo to receive extra points! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8

I also attach the net of a cube. If you have access to a printer you can print it off to create an exercise dice. There's a blank one for you to add your own exercises, or a complete one. Roll the dice, and perform the exercise for 30 seconds.

If you aren't able to print, try creating one yourself. 

Blank net

Complete net

 

Friday 26th February

 Today we are going to focus on Edit it/Revise it.

Watch the video below that explains today's task.

Video

Task 1

 

 Mini test time! Let's test our knowledge on what we have learned this week by completing the task below.

There will be no video for this as it's an independent task.

Don't forget to complete the 'last week' and 'last month' boxes too.

Task

Throughout chapter 5, the author chooses words and phrases that help us to picture just how violent the dual was between Romeo and Tybalt. Today, we are going to look at the impact of these words and phrases. Watch the video for more info!

Video

Use the chapter 5 pages to help you with your independent task.

Task

Chapter 5 pages

!!COMPETITION TIME!!

Time to get creative guys! For today's task, I would like you to create your own abstract piece of art using a range of 2D shapes, lines and colours. 

Use the previous day's video, which will be linked below, to help you remember the mathematical vocabulary you will need when creating your piece. 

You can use any medium: coloured pencil, paint (if you have it!) or any other. 

Once completed, I would like a small paragraphs that explains the mathematical elements you have included in your piece. 

I will choose 2 winners from 6a and 2 winners from 6b who will win a prize for the most mathematical and creative. 

Looking forward to seeing your entries! 

Video

Watch the video that explains the most efficient method to use for today's rapid review questions.

Methods explained

Rapid Review questions

 Celebration assembly will be at 11am this morning

This afternoon is your behaviour bonus time - and you have all earned it with the amazing work that's been produced! 

Why not take part in some of the mindfulness activities linked below to relax and unwind after a hardworking week? We would love to see your photos of this too!

Mindfulness activities