Home Learning Week Beginning 30th March

Good Morning Y6. We hope you have had a good weekend.

Thanks again for the amazing work you did last week.  It has been great communicating with you about it on the Google Classroom thread. If you haven’t been on yet, please do look. It is a good place to keep in touch.

PE – Get up and get energised! Join Joe in his daily 9am workout.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

RE – Please see the link below to 15 prayers you might like to say at home.

15 Prayers During School Closure

 Lexia – if you have a Lexia account, please do continue to use it. We will be checking in daily to see how you are getting on.

English – Please see these activities and links below:

Ark English Mastery Week 2 activities (see pack handed out in school)
Key Learning: To write a character description using accurate punctuation.

Choose someone in your household (it can be a pet) to write a character description about, practising your punctuation use. Use this example of WAGOLL. Remember to use all of the KS2 punctuation and SPaG objectives. Please note – post this work on google classroom classwork.

My dog is not like any other dog: he thinks he is human at times. At dinner time, he sits and waits until I’ve finished my cup of tea, then he slurps the bottom of the cup- it goes everywhere! Walter is his name; he has shiny, gingery fur with a black face. Wrinkles cover his face because he is a bouncy boxer dog. He is a very crazy dog: he lunges at people when they walk past; he runs after the next-door neighbours cat; and he slobbers all over my carpets. I would not change him for the world though.

SPaG included:

Colons to separate independent clauses
My dog is not like any other dog: he thinks he is human at times.

Semi-colons to separate independent clauses
Walter is his name; he has shiny, gingery fur with a black face.

Dashes to create an informal (funny,chatty) section
…he slurps the bottom of the cup- it goes everywhere!

Expanded noun phrases
shiny, gingery fur with a black face.

Colons and semi-colons to start a list
He is a very crazy dog: he lunges at people when they walk past; he runs after the next-door neighbours cat; and he slobbers all over my carpets. I would not change him for the world though.

Maths

Please complete the My Maths activities assigned to you. These are for revision but you can look at the lesson if you need help. Aim to get at least 85% on these please.

Please keep up Times Table Rockstars as well. It’s been great seeing so many of you on there daily (some people have gone up 4 or 5 levels just this week! Well done to you!)

Continue to use your maths knowledge organiser to make flash cards and test yourself on the basic maths facts you’ll need for secondary school. We’ll set up a class quiz in the coming weeks.

Extra Maths Investigation:

During an Olympic Games many national flags are on display

Flags of France, Jamaica, Spain and Chile are shown

Here’s a chance to investigate some of them.

Pick a flag and investigate some of the following:

  • What shapes can you see in it? Can you describe them and their angles?
  • Does the flag have any lines of reflective symmetry, if so how many lines?
  • Can you find any pairs of parallel lines? If so mark them on your flag.
  • Are there any lines perpendicular to one another?
  • Can you find a way to classify the shapes in your flag?

Now try with another flag.

We’ll set up a folder in the classwork section of Google Classroom for your answers.

Science

Please see the assignment about Darwin in the classwork section of Google Classroom. There is a success criteria for you to follow and I will feedback against this. Work should be uploaded to the classwork section and not the thread for this please. Thank you!

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