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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.

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Remote Learning Y6: w/c Monday 18th January 2021



English 

SPaG

Reading Maths Rapid Review Theme

Monday 18th January

This week, we are going to be exploring the expedition of the great explorer Ernest Shackleton. I would like you to watch the video on the book - trapped in the ice. Watch the video to look at the purpose of our writing this week and identify features of a diary. Complete the features table, finding an example in the WAGOLL. 

Features video

Trapped by the Ice

WAGOLL 

Features template

Today, we will have our spelling test on I before e spellings. Watch the video to hear the spellings and then mark them yourself and submit your score. 

Today's task is to practise this week's spelling rule - homophone.

Spelling test i before e

Readiwriter login

Today, we are going to be looking at a new text - all about Polar Bears. Read through the text first before completing the glossary task. 

Polar Bear text

Glossary

Online dictionary

Today, we are going to be looking at multiplying fractions. Use the MathsFun link to explain multiplying fractions and then complete the independent task

Multiplying fractions

Independent task

In rapid review this week, we are going to be recapping our methods for fractions. Today, we are going to review adding fractions with the same and different denominators. Watch the video for the method and then practise with the questions below. 

Method video

Rapid review questions

Online timer

Music - today we are going to look at rhythm and pulse. Use the BBC bitesize link to understand what a rhythm and pulse is. Then, practise using the find the pulse video game. Then, I would like you to create your own pulse and rhythm. You can use anything around the house to create a rhythm and pulse. Upload you video onto the dojo website

BBC - Rhythm and pulse

Find the pulse game

Tuesday 19th January

We are going to be gather information about 3 events on the expedition.

Event 1 - Endurance sinking

Event 2 - Being stranded on the Ice

Event 3 - Think about travelling to Elephant Island. 

Use the book and the WAGOLL to gather information about these three events. 

Trapped by the Ice

WAGOLL 

Model video

Template

Today we are going to recap relative pronouns and relative clause. Watch the video for the recap and then complete the independent task. 

Video - recap relative clauses

Independent task

Today, we are going to be looking at the skill of applying our language knowledge to answer questions about vocabulary in the Polar Bears text. Watch the video for understanding about vocabulary questions before completing the independent task. 

Polar bear text

Video - vocabulary skill

Independent task

 Today, we are going to be looking at dividing fractions by fractions and whole numbers. Use the MathsFun link to explain dividing fractions and then complete the independent task

Dividing fractions

Independent task

Today, we are going to review subtracting fractions with the same and different denominators. Watch the video for the method and then practise with the questions below. 

Method video 

Rapid review questions

 Online timer

 History - today, we are going to be looking at what a dynasty is and relating that to the Shang Dynasty. Can you identify who the guest teacher is on today's lesson? 

Watch the video for the information about the Shang Dynasty and then create a spider diagram about the information you have learnt. 

Dynasty video

Wednesday 20th January

 Today we are looking at vocabulary. A lot of the vocabulary from our gather it will get repetitive throughout our writing so we need to explore synonyms for our words and phrases. Watch the video that explains how to find synonyms and then complete the independent task

Video

Online Thesaurus 

Independent task

Today, we are going to look at question practise. Watch the video for help with the question skill and then complete the independent task

Video - Question practise

Independent task

Today, we are going to be looking at the skill of retrieval with our Polar Bears text. Watch the video for understanding about retrieval questions before completing the independent task. 

Polar bear text

Video - Retrieval skill

Independent task

Question word mat

Today, we are looking at applying our methods with fractions to test style questions. Watch the video for key vocabulary and top tips for choosing methods for questions then complete the independent questions below. 

Video

Independent task

 

Today, we are going to review converting improper fractions to mixed number fractions. Watch the video for the method and then practise with the questions below. 

Method video

Rapid review questions

 Online timer

 Science - today, we are looking at circuits and understanding what makes a complete circuit. Watch the video to understand complete circuits and what components need to work and then complete the table as to whether the circuit will work or not and explain why. 

Science video

Independent task

Thursday 21st January

Today, we are going to plan the grammatical features into our plan. Watch the video to see explanation of the grammatical features and the examples from the text. Then, using the examples, I would like you to come up with your own and plan which paragraph to use it

Video

Plan it template

Example text

Steps to success

Today, we are going to bring our skills together for our relative clauses with a mini test. Complete the questions on relative clauses on paper and upload to dojo for feedback. 

Relative clause Mini test

Today, we are going to be looking at the skill of sequencing with our Polar Bears text. Watch the video for understanding about sequencing questions before completing the independent task. 

Polar bear text

Video - sequencing skill

Independent task

Today, we are looking at applying our methods with fractions to word problem style questions. Watch the video for key vocabulary and top tips for choosing methods for questions then complete the independent questions below. 

Video 

Independent task

Today, we are going to review converting mixed number to improper fractions. Watch the video for the method and then practise with the questions below.

Video

Rapid review questions

Online timer

Today is PE. First, we are going to get warmed up. Use the warm up link to complete a 10 minute interval circuit. Then, I would like you to create your own warm up activity. Create 5 exercises to do and the length of time to do each one. Use the example cards to give you some ideas for a warm up. Continuing with our hockey, we are looking at passing today. Read the information about the three types of passes and take the kahoot quiz after. 

Warm up 

Example cards

Hockey Passes

Kahoot quiz

Friday 22nd January

Today, I would like you to write paragraph 1 of our diary entry. Watch the video for how to use your gather and plan it phases. Below is the example text and steps to success to help. 

Video

Example text

Model from the video

Steps to success

Today, it is our spelling test for homophones. Watch the video for our homophone spelling test and mark your spellings. 

Spelling test - homophones

Today, we are going to be looking at the bringing all our skills together. Using the skills we have practised this week, I would like you to complete the Polar bear questions below. This will test switching between the skills and choosing the correct skill for the question. 

Polar Bear Text

Polar Bear Questions

Today, we are looking at post learning for fractions. We have now covered all the methods for fractions. I would like you to revisit the pre learning we did and see how much we now know. This will allow me to see what we need to focus on next. Complete as much as you can from each section. Use the method guide to help you choose the right method. 

Post learning

Today, we are going to review comparing fractions. Watch the video for the method and then practise with the questions below.

Method video

Rapid review questions

Online timer

RE - Last week, we look at the UK as a United Kingdom. Today, we are going to explore the countries that make our United Kingdom and what makes them individual. Use the PowerPoints below to read the information about the countries. Then, draw, colour or write about each colour and what makes them unique. Use the template below to help you present your work. 

England information

Wales information

Northern Ireland information

Scotland Information

Template

Remote Learning Y6: w/c Monday 25th January 2020

 

Reading English SPaG Maths Rapid Review Theme
Monday 25th January

Today, we are going to start our week of poetry with A Giant Winter. Read the poem below and then watch the video as we look carefully at the poem and annotate unfamiliar words and imagery. Then, complete the responds multiple choice questions below. 

Poems

Video - annotating poem

Response questions

Today, we are going to finish writing paragraph 2 and 3. Use the video to watch model how to start writing and what to include in the paragraphs. Then, complete your diary writing. 

Modelled writing video

Steps to success

Example text

Ideas for writing

Monday SPaG always will focus on our spelling rule for the week which is ay making the a sound. For this, we will be using the readiwriter app. Please log on and complete the spelling rule and word facts section as well as attempting the games that have been set. Watch the video if you are unsure on how to use the app. Message via dojo if you need your password and user name.

Readiwriter app

Today, we are going to look at introducing decimals. Watch the video to see what a decimal is and how it links to fractions of tenth and hundredth. Then complete the independent task below. 

Introduction of decimals video

Independent task

This week, we are going to keep fractions bubbling. Today, we are going to recap adding and subtracting fractions. Please watch the video for a refresh and then complete the rapid review for today's date as all the rapid reviews are on one document. 

Adding fractions method

Subtracting fractions method

Rapid review

Online timer

History - Introduce hierarchy. 

Today, we are going to look at introducing the hierarchy of the Shang dynasty. Please complete the pre task of which job role the pictures relate to. There is an example on how I would like you to present. Then watch the video that explains 4 job roles and then create a top trumps card for each character. There is an example below. 

Pre task

Video - social class

Main task example

Information fact file

Tuesday 26th January

Today, we are going to take a closer look at the impression of winter we get from the poetry. Watch the video to explore the imagery around the poem and the techniques the author uses for this. Then complete the inference questions below. 

Poems

Video - impression of A Giant Winter

Inference questions

 

 Edit it - Today, we are going to edit our diary entry with Shackleton, watch the video which explains the edit it process and then edit your work with a different colour.

Edit it Video

This week in SPaG, we will be learning all about pronouns to help with our writing. Today, use the BBC bitesize link to watch the introductory video on pronouns and try the pronouns quiz. Then, watch the video about personal pronouns and complete the task below. 

BBC bitesize - Introduction to pronouns 

Personal Pronoun video

Personal pronoun task

 

Today, we are going to explore how to find common fractions as decimals that are not multiples of 10. Watch the video that explains how to find common fractions as decimals and then complete the independent task. 

Video - common fractions as decimals

Independent task

 

Today, we are going to recap converting fractions. Please watch the video for a refresh and then complete the rapid review for today's date as all the rapid reviews are on one document. 

Improper to mixed method

Mixed to improper method

Rapid review

Online timer

History - continue exploring Shang life with looking at the role of the last 4 pictures. Watch the video that explains 4 job roles and then create a top trumps card for each character. There is an example below. 

Video - Shang life continues

Example top trump card

PowerPoint

Wednesday 27th January

Today, we are going to start on our other poem Snow Monster. Read the poem below and then watch the video as we look carefully at the poem and annotate unfamiliar words and imagery. Then, complete the glossary of unfamiliar vocabulary with the definition and word class.

Poems

Video - annotating text

Glossary task

Online dictionary

Annotated poem

 Revise it- Today we are going to look at revise it. Watch the video as we look at the revise it process and practise revising. Then I would like you to revise one sentence per paragraph using the skills from the video. The steps to success will help you with ideas for grammatical features to include

Revise it video

Step to success

Today, we are going to look at another type of pronoun - possessive pronoun. Watch the video about possessive pronouns and then complete the task below. 

Possessive pronoun video

Possessive pronoun task

Today, we are going to explore what we have learnt over the past two days with decimals as fractions. First, use the BBC bitesize link to have a go at the quizzes and videos linked to decimals to fractions. Then, watch the video where I explore converting decimals to fractions and fractions to decimals. Finally, complete the independent task below

BBC bitesize link

Video - converting decimals and fractions

Independent task

Today, we are going to recap multiplying and dividing fractions. Please watch the video for a refresh and then complete the rapid review for today's date as all the rapid reviews are on one document. 

Multiplying and dividing fractions

Rapid review

Online timer

 Science - In science today, we are going to bring together all our knowledge to complete a escape room clue. Use the video to explain how it works. Use the clue cards below to complete the task to get the numbers for the code. The knowledge organiser below will help to refresh your knowledge. 

Video - Electricity

Clues for code

Code template

Knowledge organiser

Thursday 28th January

Today, we are going to respond to our poem, Snow Monster. Watch the video to understand the skills behind the question types we will be looking at and then complete the task below. 

Poems

Video - question type skills

Independent task

Today, I would like you to write your diary for Shackleton with your edit and revise it included for your perfect piece. Please concentrate on your handwriting and spelling whilst writing. I can't wait to share these with you in our assembly tomorrow. 

 

Today, we are going to look at another type of pronoun - Relative pronoun. Watch the video about Relative pronouns and then complete the task below. 

Relative pronoun video

Relative pronoun task

 

Today, we are going to recap ordering and comparing fractions. Please watch the video for a refresh and then complete the rapid review for today's date as all the rapid reviews are on one document. 

Comparing method

Rapid review

Online timer

 

Friday 29th January

Today, we are going to compare the two poems we have looked at this week. Both poems portray Winter with some similarities and some differences. We are going to use a graphic organiser - double spray - to order our thoughts. Use the video to explain a graphic organiser and how to complete one with our poetry and then complete your own double spray. 

Poems

Video - Graphic organisers

Double spray template

 New unit - Indiana jones?

Today, it is our spelling test for the ay creating the long a song. Use the video below to complete the spelling test and upload your scores to dojo. 

 

Then, complete the mini test on pronouns. Remember the three types of pronouns we have: relative, personal and possessive. 

Spelling test ay creating long a sound

Mini test - Pronouns

Steps to success

Today, we are going to recap all methods. Please use the video from the week for a refresh if you need to and then complete the rapid review for today's date as all the rapid reviews are on one document. 

Rapid review

Online timer

RE - Researching main religions in the United Kingdom