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Oak Class (Year 6)

Miss Fisher can be reached at: oak@newtown.wilts.sch.uk

Oak Class Blog

 

Hi Oak class,

We are very lucky to now have a blog up and running where we can communicate easily. Usernames and passwords will be sent out soon.

To find this blog and access it you need to go to the school website.

  1. Click on children
  2. Click on home learning
  3. Scroll down and click on class blog
  4. Log in using your details
  5. Click on the title of the blog (Kensuke’s Kingdom)
  6. Scroll down and add your comment

 

Each week I will put up a different discussion point for you to contribute to. All  posts will have to be approved by me before they are published so it is totally safe and secure for you to use. Please log in when you get your username and password and answer the question I have posted about Kensuke’s Kingdom to check it works. Then check back each Monday for a new discussion point.

 

Many thanks

Miss Fisher

Home Learning 20th & 21st July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Monday 20th July 2020  and Tuesday 21st July 2020

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Mini project for Monday and Tuesday

To research famous tourist attractions.

Have a look at the Virtual school trip ideas document.

 

Choose which tourist attraction you would like to take a virtual tour of and visit their website.

 

We would like you to share some of the interesting information you have found out about your attraction. You can choose to create a fact file or a poster.

 

On Tuesday, try to choose an attraction that is completely different to Monday’s choice and if you created a fact file on Monday, why not make a poster on Tuesday.

 

Which attractions would you like to visit in person? Why?

 

 

  • Make your fact file informative but interesting and make sure it is factual!
  • Make sure your poster is eye catching and includes persuasive language to encourage people to visit your attraction.

 

 

We hope you have a lovely summer. Good luck at your new secondary school, we know you are going to be amazing! They are lucky to have you 😊😊

Home Learning - 17th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Friday 17th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task

 

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Complete the ‘What is normal anyway? and ‘Find out who you are?’ sheets.

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To identify word classes and features of SPaG within a text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 142-143.

Read the text carefully, then underline nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Then identify as many features of SPaG as you can.

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To answer SPaG questions.

Play the Special agent training game using link 5 below to practise your SPaG skills.

  • Read each question carefully.

Maths

To answer word problems.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 11, then lesson 5.

• This is the problem-solving lesson so there is no video. Click on the link below to open the challenges.

 

  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • How will I approach this question?
  • Which operation will I need to use and in which order?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To attempt art challenges.

Have a look at the art challenges sheet. Why not try and attempt two of them?

 

Home Learning - 16th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Thursday 16th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Complete the ‘Work hard and be kind’ sheet.

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To precis what you have read.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p,141-142. then write a precis about the chapter.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To write a review for Trip Advisor.

Trip Advisor is a website where you can leave reviews about your holidays so that other people can read about places they would like to visit. We would like you to write a review about the accommodation you stayed in on your dream holiday.

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 11, then lesson 4.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To attempt art challenges.

Have a look at the art challenges sheet. Why not try and attempt two of them?

 

Home Learning - 15th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Wednesday 15th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Complete the ‘Triangle of trust’ and ‘Bouncebackability’ sheets.

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To use descriptive language.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 138-139.

Kensuke is amazed at Michael’s descriptions of technology. Write a description of three gadgets in your home without using its name. Ask someone in your family to guess the three items.

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence from the text to support your answers.

Writing

To write about your dream holiday.

Yesterday you arrived at your dream destination. Today we would like you to use your mind map to write about your dream holiday.

 

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 11, then lesson 3.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To research the history of pizza and design your ideal pizza.

This Friday we will be having our movie and pizza night. We would like you to research the history of pizza using link 5 below. Once you have researched pizza, have a go at designing your ideal one. What toppings would you use?

Home Learning - 14th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Tuesday 14th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

It would be great if you could video yourself sharing your favourite memory and email it to Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk so it can be included in a whole class memories video.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task

 

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Complete the Life is a journey and Lost but not lost sheets.

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To answer questions about a text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p.136-137.

 

Kensuke is sharing more and more of his life story. What questions would you ask him if you were Michael?

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To write about your dream holiday.

Yesterday you completed a mind map about your dream holiday. Today, we would like you to describe preparing to leave home, your journey to your dream destination and your thoughts when you arrive.

 

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To complete daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 11, then lesson 2.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To research the Galapagos islands.

Use link 4 below to find out information about the Galapagos islands.

You can then choose to create a fact file or poster using the information you have found.

Home Learning - 13th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Monday 13th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

It would be great if you could video yourself sharing your favourite memory and email it to Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk so it can be included in a whole class memories video.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Read through and complete the ‘Making the change’ and ‘New school’ sheets.

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p. 134-135. Write definitions for any unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To make notes about a dream holiday.

Imagine you have won a competition where the prize was a dream holiday to a destination of your choice. Where would you choose to go? Why? What type of holiday would you have- skiing? Beach? Hiking?

Use the mind map sheet to plan your holiday.

 

  • Complete the mind map sheet and justify your choices.
  • Use a world map to help you if you need help deciding where to go.

 

Maths

To complete the daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 11, then lesson 1.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To draw a portrait of my inner and outer self.

Use the sheet to draw a self-portrait on one side of the face. On the other side, draw pictures of your interests.

  • Have a look at the example on the second sheet to help you visualise what to do.

Learning - 10th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Friday 10th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task

 

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Complete the ‘Are you scared of failure sheets’

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To identify word classes and features of SPaG within a text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 132-133.

Read the text carefully, then underline nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. Then identify as many features of SPaG as you can.

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To write about your dream.

Imagine the Dreamgiver gives you a dream, what would you like it to be? Describe your dream!

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To answer word problems.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 10, then lesson 5.

• This is the problem-solving lesson so there is no video. Click on the link below to open the challenges.

 

  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • How will I approach this question?
  • Which operation will I need to use and in which order?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To take part in Oak’s got Talent.

This afternoon is Oak’s got Talent. Keep an eye on the website for photographs and details of the winning act.

You can still take part if you are at home. Please email your video to Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk

Home Learning - 9th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Thursday 9th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Complete the ‘Dare to take risks’ sheet.

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To precis what you have read.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p,128-131. then write a precis about the chapter.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To write a recount of an animated video.

Watch the animated video at link 4 below entitled ‘The Dreamgiver’.

Write a descriptive recount of the video.

 

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 10, then lesson 4.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To develop your 3D model.

Have a look at your 3D model of a turtle. How could you develop it further? Can you add more detail? Use further materials to improve your model?

 

Home Learning - 8th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Wednesday 8th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Complete the ‘Be awesome, go big’

sheet.

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 126-127.

 

How has Kensuke’s mood changed in the text today in comparison to yesterday?

Why is Michael having conflicting thoughts?

How is a Coke bottle going to help him escape?

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence from the text to support your answers.

Writing

To write about the future you.

Using your writing from yesterday, try to imagine yourself in twenty years time. You have successfully achieved your goal and are working in your chosen career. Write about the future you. What are you doing? Is your career what you hoped it to be? Where do you live? Are you married?  Have children? Car?

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 10, then lesson 3.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To practise for Oak’s got Talent.

This Friday afternoon, Oak class will be taking part in Oak’s got Talent. Use this afternoon to practice.

Home Learning - 7th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Tuesday 7th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

It would be great if you could video yourself sharing your favourite memory and email it to Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk so it can be included in a whole class memories video.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task

 

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Complete the Unlocking your mind and The worry jar sheet.

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p.124-125.

 

Identify three reasons why Kensuke is angry.

How did Kensuke come to rescue Michael?

How does Kensuke’s speech show he is not used to speaking English?

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence from the text to help you answer the questions in full sentences.

 

Writing

To write about your aim for the future.

Yesterday you made notes about the steps you would need to take to achieve your future goal.

Use your notes to write about how you aim to successfully achieve your goal.

 

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To complete daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 10, then lesson 2.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To create a 3D model of a turtle.

Using your picture from yesterday and your online research, create a 3D model of a turtle using a media of your choice e.g. Lego, junk modelling, papier mache.

Home Learning - 6th July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Monday 6th July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

It would be great if you could video yourself sharing your favourite memory and email it to Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk so it can be included in a whole class memories video.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task

 

To prepare for secondary school.

Read through and complete the two pages of the Being Awesome tasks.

  • Be honest about your answers and discuss any worries with an adult.

Guided Reading

 

To find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p. 122-123. Write definitions for any unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To think about my next steps.

There is a saying that states ‘Only you hold the key to your future’. What do you think this means? Have you ever thought about what you would like to do in the future? What career would you choose to do? Think about the steps you would need to take to achieve your goal and make notes about each step.

  • Complete the Steps to success sheet and think about what each step would look like.

 

Maths

To complete the daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 10, then lesson 1.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To create a picture of a turtle.

One of the creatures Kensuke and Michael encounter is a turtle. We would like you to create a picture of one, using a media of your choice – colour pencils, felt-tips, paints, collage etc.

  • Use the internet safely to find a clear picture of a turtle for you to copy.

Home Learning - 3rd July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Friday 3rd July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words.

Practice spelling co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter,

re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect.

 

Write a sentence using at least five of your spelling words.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Remember to include at least one feature of SPaG in each sentence, e.g. relative clause, brackets, correctly punctuated speech.

Guided Reading

 

To answer comprehension questions about a text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 120-121.

How do you think Kensuke feels when he is telling his story?

What do you think his voice would sound like?

Why is it only Kensuke living on the island?

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence from the text to support your answers.

 

Writing

To write the conclusion of your island adventure.

Last week you created your own island, thought about its location and what you would find there. This week we would like you to write a fictional island adventure story.

 

Today you will need to write the conclusion of your story. Use the planning sheet to help you.

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To answer word problems.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 9, then lesson 5.

• This is the problem-solving lesson so there is no video. Click on the link below to open the challenges.

 

  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • How will I approach this question?
  • Which operation will I need to use and in which order?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To prepare an afternoon tea.

Yesterday you found out more details about afternoon tea.

Why not try making your own afternoon tea for you and your family? You could even wear your bow tie or flower if you made ne earlier in the week!

 

Why not take a photograph of you enjoying your afternoon tea and email it to us at Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk

Home Learning - 2nd July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Thursday 2nd July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words.

Practice spelling co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter,

re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect.

 

Create two neatly presented word trees.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Remember to use the prefix, suffix and middle part of two of your spelling words to create your word trees.

Guided Reading

 

To precis what you have read.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p,116-119 then write about what you have learnt about Kensuke’s life so far.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To write the resolution of my island adventure.

Last week you created your own island, thought about its location and what you would find there. This week we would like you to write a fictional island adventure story.

 

Today you will need to write the resolution of your story. Use the planning sheet to help you.

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 9, then lesson 4.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To create a bookmark.

Use link 4 below to find out how to write and say your name in Japanese. Why not make yourself a bookmark, write your Japanese name on it and decorate it with cherry blossom.

 

 

Home Learning - 1st July 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Wednesday 1st July 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

To spell topic words.

Practice spelling co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter,

re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect.

 

Create two synonym word trees.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Use a thesaurus to help you create two neatly presented synonym word trees. See link 4 below this table.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 114-115.

 

How were their childhood’s similar?

Why do you think Kensuke hid the boat?

How do you think Michael will react to seeing his football again?

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence from the text to support your answers.

Writing

To write the dilemma of my island adventure.

Last week you created your own island, thought about its location and what you would find there. This week we would like you to write a fictional island adventure story.

 

Today you will need to write the dilemma of your story. Use the planning sheet to help you.

  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 9, then lesson 3.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To research afternoon tea.

This Friday afternoon, Oak class will be enjoying afternoon tea on the field. What is afternoon tea? What does it traditionally include? Research information about it, make notes and perhaps you could create a menu/poster for your ideal afternoon tea.

Home Learning - 30th June 2020

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OAK Class

Tuesday 30th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

It would be great if you could video yourself sharing your favourite memory and email it to Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk so it can be included in a whole class memories video.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words relating to orangutans.

Practice spelling co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter,

re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect.

 

 

Bitesize – usual Tuesday activity.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Write each spelling word, clearly broken up into syllables.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p.112-113.

 

What does Kensuke want to learn?

Who was his favourite orangutan?

How did Kensuke teach Michael to paint?

 

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence from the text to help you answer the questions in full sentences.

 

Writing

To write the introduction and build-up of my island adventure.

Using your story plan from yesterday, write the introduction and build-up of your island adventure.

  • Remember to write so that you are engaging your reader from the very first word.
  • Challenge yourself to include as many features of SPaG as possible.

 

Maths

To complete daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 9, then lesson 2.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To create an origami accessory.

Using the You Tube links 4 and 5 below, you can choose to make either a paper flower or an origami bow tie. You could either do both!

Home Learning - 29th June 2020

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OAK Class

Monday 29th  June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

It would be great if you could video yourself sharing your favourite memory and email it to Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk so it can be included in a whole class memories video.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words with the spelling pattern -nce and -ent.

Practice spelling co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter,

re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect.

 

Find definitions for each word.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of any unfamiliar vocabulary. Use link 1 below if you do not have a dictionary.

Guided Reading

 

To find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p. 110-111. Write definitions for any unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To plan my island adventure.

Last week you created your own island, thought about it’s location and what you would find there. This week we would like you to write a fictional island adventure story.

 

Today you will need to plan your story. Use the planning sheet to help you think about the different aspects of your story.

  • Complete each box to give you a detailed story plan.

 

Maths

To complete the daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 9, then lesson 1.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To give advice to others.

What advice would you give the current year 5 children about life in a year 6 class?

 

  • What is the same /different?

 

Home Learning - 26th June 2020

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OAK Class

Friday 26th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words.

Practice spelling innocent, innocence, decent, decency, excellent, excellence, confident, confidence, existent, existence.

 

Write a sentence using at least five of your spelling words.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Remember to include at least one feature of SPaG in each sentence, e.g. relative clause, brackets, correctly punctuated speech.

Guided Reading

 

To identify features of SPaG in the text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 108-109.

What features of SPaG have you noticed in the text today?

Write examples of parenthesis, fronted adverbials, adverbs and adjectives.

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To advertise your island.

Today you are going to create a leaflet advertising your island. It needs to include details of what tourists would expect to see on your island and activities they can take part in. Use persuasive language in your leaflet, but remember it needs to be realistic.

  • Why would tourists want to visit your island?
  • What unique features does it have?
  • What sights could they see?
  • What activities could they participate in?
  • Make your leaflet eye-catching.

 

Maths

To answer word problems.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 8, then lesson 5.

• This is the problem-solving lesson so there is no video. Click on the link below to open the challenges.

 

 

  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • How will I approach this question?
  • Which operation will I need to use and in which order?

 

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To keep myself physically fit.

Oak Sports Afternoon

Suggested activities for you to try:

  • Timed running races, can you improve your time?
  • Target practice- throw a ball into a bucket from a distance.

What other events and challenges can you think of to try?

 

Why not take a photograph of your Sports Afternoon and email it to us at Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk

Home Learning - 25th June 2020

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OAK Class

Thursday 25th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words.

Practice spelling innocent, innocence, decent, decency, excellent, excellence, confident, confidence, existent, existence.

 

Create two neatly presented word trees.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Remember to use the prefix, suffix and middle part of two of your spelling words to create your word trees.

Guided Reading

 

To precis what you have read.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 106-107, then write a precis on what you have read this week.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To write about a newly discovered species of animal.

David Attenborough and his Natural World film crew are on their way to your island…a new species of animal has just been found there!

 

Write about your animal using the prompts in the box to the right. You could also draw your animal if you choose.

 

  • Which animal group does it belong to?
  • What does its diet consist of?
  • What are its predators?
  • What is its natural habitat?
  • What makes it unique?
  • What does it look like?
  • What will you name it?

 

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 8, then lesson 4.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To address concerns about secondary school.

Following on from yesterday when you looked at your new school’s website, do you have any concerns or questions about life at your new school?

Have another look at the website, are you able to answer your questions and address your concerns?

  • Look at the headings of each area of the website to help you navigate it.
  • If your questions have not been answered, forward them to us at Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk and we will send them to the appropriate Head of Year 7.

Home Learning - 24th June 2020

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OAK Class

Wednesday 24th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words.

Practice spelling innocent, innocence, decent, decency, excellent, excellence, confident, confidence, existent, existence

 

Create two synonym word trees.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Use a thesaurus to help you create two neatly presented synonym word trees. See link 4 below this table.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 104-105.

 

Find evidence in the text to help create a mind map describing Kensuke’s cave.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use a thesaurus to help find synonyms to describe the cave. Link 4.

 

Writing

To write laws for my island.

Your island is soon to receive its first inhabitants. You would like it to be a peaceful place, so have decided to write a set of laws for everyone to follow.

Write your laws. This could be in poster form if you choose.

  • Ensure your rules are clear and easy to understand so there can be no confusion about what they mean.
  • How will people be punished for breaking a law?
  • Will you have age restrictions in place for some activities?

 

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 8, then lesson 3.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To visit the website of my new school.

Just like Newtown, your new school’s all have a website where you can find out information and look at photographs.

Spend some time today having a look at your new school, what have you found out? Do you have any questions that we could forward to the Head of Year 7 at your new school?

 

  • Use the appropriate link below to access your new school’s website.

Home Learning - 23rd June 2020

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OAK Class

Tuesday 23rd June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words relating to orangutans.

Practice spelling innocent, innocence, decent, decency, excellent, excellence, confident, confidence, existent, existence

 

Bitesize – usual Tuesday activity.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Write each spelling word, clearly broken up into syllables.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 102-103.

Complete the timeline of change sheet to compare Kensuke’s attitude towards Michael now, to when he first met him.

 

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence from the text and your knowledge of the story to help you complete the sheet.

 

Writing

To use senses to describe my first impressions of my island.

You have just docked on your island. Close your eyes and use your five senses to imagine what you think you would be able to hear, see, smell, taste and touch.

Write a descriptive paragraph about your thoughts.

  • Remember to use sub-headings for the five senses.
  • Include fronted adverbials and parenthesis in your writing.
  • Include expanded noun phrases and adverbs.

 

Maths

To complete daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 8, then lesson 2.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To create a detailed map of my island.

Using your design from yesterday, create a detailed map of your island, including all the features and key information. You can choose to create it using any media you prefer.

Home Learning - 22nd June 2020

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OAK Class

Monday 22nd June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words with the spelling pattern -nce and -ent.

Practice spelling innocent, innocence, decent, decency, excellent, excellence, confident, confidence, existent, existence

 

Find definitions for each word.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of any unfamiliar vocabulary. Use link 1 below if you do not have a dictionary.

Guided Reading

 

To find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p.99-101. Write definitions for any unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To reflect upon and record my memories of Newtown.

Think back over your time at Newtown. What have you particularly enjoyed doing? What are your best memories? These could include trips, activities etc.

Write about your favourite memories, why have you chosen these? What makes them so memorable?

 

  • Remember to justify your choices.
  • Include details in your writing, e.g. which year you were in, which teacher you had, friends you were with.
  • It would be great if you could video yourself sharing your favourite memory and email it to Cedar@newtown.wilts.sch.uk or Ash@newtown.wilts.sch.uk so it can be included in a whole class memories video.

Maths

To complete the daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 8, then lesson 1.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To design your own island kingdom and locate it on a world map.

Whilst out exploring one day, you discover an uninhabited island which you can now claim as your own kingdom.

Where would you like your island to be? Describe its position in the world.

Design your island including any features.

  • Name your island.
  • What geographical features does it have? Include on your design.
  • Include a compass on your design to clearly show directions.
  • Include landmarks and names of areas on your design.

Home Learning - 19th June 2020

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OAK Class

Friday 19th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words.

Practice spelling orangutan, endangered, species, Sumatran, Bornean, Tapanuli, arboreal, Borneo, Sumatra, rainforest.

 

Write a sentence using at least five of your spelling words.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Remember to include at least one feature of SPaG in each sentence, e.g. relative clause, brackets, correctly punctuated speech.

Guided Reading

 

To make a prediction about a story.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 94-98.

 

What do you predict will happen next? Write a prediction based on what you have read and justify your thoughts.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence from the text in your writing.

 

Writing

To present a persuasive script

 

Practise reading your news report script.

Record yourself (or ask someone at home to record you) reading your script.

 

 

Maths

To answer word problems.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 7, then lesson 5.

• This is the problem-solving lesson so there is no video. Click on the link below to open the challenges.

 

  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • How will I approach this question?
  • Which operation will I need to use and in which order?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

Film Friday

You have just been employed as a film critic and it is your job to review films.

 

Watch a film of your choice and write a review of it. Include a little of what happens and details of the main characters. Why should people watch this film?

  • Remember to include a little of what happens in the film without giving away too much information!
  • Include characters names and who the film is suitable for.
  • Once completed post your film review on your blog.

 

Home Learning - 18th June 2020

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OAK Class

Thursday 18th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words.

Practice spelling orangutan, endangered, species, Sumatran, Bornean, Tapanuli, arboreal, Borneo, Sumatra, rainforest.

 

Create two neatly presented word trees.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Remember to use the prefix, suffix and middle part of two of your spelling words to create your word trees.

Guided Reading

 

To precis what you have read.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 90-93, then write a precis on what you have read.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To write a persuasive script.

Read through your research on orangutans. Imagine you are a news reporter, reporting on the plight of orangutans.

Use your research to write a news report. Include information from all the sections you have written about.

 

  • Remember to be factual but direct in your report.
  • Write in the third person.
  • Include modal verbs.

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 7, then lesson 4.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To think about the qualities of a good friend.

When you go to secondary school, you will be meeting lots of new children and making new friends alongside your current ones.

Use the ‘Good friend’ sheet for this activity.

  • List the qualities you consider a good friend to have, then think about how you are a good friend to others.

Home Learning - 17th June 2020

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OAK Class

Wednesday 17th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words.

Practice spelling orangutan, endangered, species, Sumatran, Bornean, Tapanuli, arboreal, Borneo, Sumatra, rainforest.

 

Create two synonym word trees.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Use a thesaurus to help you create two neatly presented synonym word trees. See link 4 below this table.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 88-89.

 

Find evidence in the text to help write what the orangutan might have thought when he discovered Michael.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To research further information.

How can we check that information found on a website is correct and reliable? Use the internet to validate your information by visiting two more websites. (Links 5 and 6 below)

What other facts have you found?

Record these in a ‘Did you know?’ paragraph.

 

  • Remember to type carefully when searching the internet.
  • Record any additional facts you find in full sentences.

Maths

To answer daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 7, then lesson 3.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To create a persuasive poster.

Use your research to help you create a poster encouraging people to protect orangutans and their habitat.

  • Make it eye-catching and informative.
  • We’d love to see your posters, why not post them on the blog?

Home Learning - 16th June 2020

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OAK Class

Tuesday 16th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words relating to orangutans.

Practice spelling orangutan, endangered, species, Sumatran, Bornean, Tapanuli, arboreal, Borneo, Sumatra, rainforest.

 

Bitesize – usual Tuesday activity.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Write each spelling word, clearly broken up into syllables.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 84-87.

Find evidence to support the following inferences.

Michael knows the tanker won’t rescue him.

Michael believes there will be another ship.

Michael is wary of Kensuke.

 

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Find and record three pieces of evidence for each inference.

 

Writing

To use notes to write informative paragraphs about orangutans.

Use the research notes from yesterday to write a paragraph about each of the following.

  • Where they live
  • General information about them.
  • Types of orangutans
  • Are they endangered? Why?
  • Who is helping them? How?

 

  • Remember to use sub-headings.
  • Use accurate information.
  • Include fronted adverbials and parenthesis in your writing.

 

Maths

To complete daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 7, then lesson 2.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To create a mixed media image of an orangutan’s face.

Using images from the internet, sketch an orangutan’s face.

Add detail and colour by using a mixture of resources, e.g. coloured pencils, coloured paper, wool.

  • Think about the proportion of the orangutan’s face, look carefully at the images to help you.
  • Carefully sketch the head and shoulders and add a background if you wish.

Home Learning - 15th June 2020

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OAK Class

Monday 15th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell topic words relating to orangutans.

Practice spelling orangutan, endangered, species, Sumatran, Bornean, Tapanuli, arboreal, Borneo, Sumatra, rainforest.

 

Find definitions for each word.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of any unfamiliar vocabulary. Use link 1 below if you do not have a dictionary.

Guided Reading

 

To find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p. 82-83. Write definitions for any unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To research information on orangutans.

Use the orangutan website in link 4 below to research the following information on orangutans.

  • Where they live
  • General information about them.
  • Types of orangutans
  • Are they endangered? Why?
  • Who is helping them? How?

 

  • Read the text on the website carefully.
  • Record information in paragraphs using sub-headings.
  • Remember to rewrite the information in your own words, don’t just copy from the text.

 

Maths

To complete the daily Maths questions.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 7, then lesson 1.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To follow instructions to draw an orangutan.

Use link 5 below. Follow the instructions, pausing the video where necessary, to draw an orangutan.

  • Pause video when needed.
  • Draw lightly with pencil so mistakes can be corrected.

Home Learning - 12th June 2020

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OAK Class

Friday 12th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell adjectives with the suffix -ant.

To spell nouns with the suffix

 -ance/-ancy.

Practice spelling observant, observance, expectant, expectancy, hesitant, hesitancy, tolerant, tolerance, relevant, relevance.

 

Write a sentence using at least five of your spelling words.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Remember to include at least one feature of SPaG in each sentence, e.g. relative clause, brackets, correctly punctuated speech.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 80-81.

 

  • What problems does Michael face? How does he overcome each problem?
  • What further advice would you offer him?

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence from the text in your answers.

 

Writing

To write a diary entry about your week.

Think about your week so far, what have you enjoyed? Have you learnt something new? Achieved something you previously found difficult?

 

Write a diary entry detailing your thoughts, feelings and events about this week.

 

  • Remember to write in the first person.
  • Include detailed descriptions to enable the reader to gain a clear understanding of your thoughts and feelings.

 

Maths

To convert fractions to percentages.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 6, then lesson 5.

• This is the problem-solving lesson so there is no video. Click on the link below to open the challenges.

 

Have a go at the challenges after watching the video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • How will I approach this question?
  • Which operation will I need to use and in which order?

 

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

Film Friday

You have just been employed as a film critic and it is your job to review films.

 

Watch a film of your choice and write a review of it. Include a little of what happens and details of the main characters. Why should people watch this film?

 

  • Remember to include a little of what happens in the film without giving away too much information!
  • Include characters names and who the film is suitable for.
  • Once completed post your film review on your blog.

 

Home Learning - 11th June 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Thursday 11th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell adjectives with the suffix -ant.

To spell nouns with the suffix

 -ance/-ancy.

Practice spelling observant, observance, expectant, expectancy, hesitant, hesitancy, tolerant, tolerance, relevant, relevance.

 

Create two neatly presented word trees.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Remember to use the prefix, suffix and middle part of two of your spelling words to create your word trees.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 78-79.

 

Find examples of the following in the text:

  • Nouns
  • Verbs
  • Adjectives
  • Adverb

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use colour pencils to create a key for each word class and highlight them in the text.
  • If you do not have colour pencils at home, you could underline nouns, circle adjectives etc.

Writing

To write a diary entry in role as one of Michael’s parents.

Imagine you are one of Michael’s parents; you’ve awoken to find Michael and Stella are no longer on board the Peggy Sue! They are nowhere to be seen.

Write a short diary entry in role as one of Michael’s parents, detailing their thoughts and feelings on discovering their son missing.

 

  • Use evidence from the text in your writing.
  • Remember to write in the first person.
  • How are you feeling?
  • What are you going to do?
  • How do you plan to begin searching for him?

 

Maths

To convert fractions to percentages.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 6, then lesson 4.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To create a fact file on a South Pacific island.

It is thought that Kensuke’s island is located in the South Pacific Ocean. Use the internet to research information about an island in the South Pacific.

Create a fact-file about the island you have chosen.

Remember the fact-file needs to:

  • Be factual.
  • Include interesting information about the island.
  • Include details of what can be found on the island.
  • Be well presented.

Home Learning - 10th June 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Wednesday 10th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell adjectives with the suffix -ant.

To spell nouns with the suffix

 -ance/-ancy.

Practice spelling observant, observance, expectant, expectancy, hesitant, hesitancy, tolerant, tolerance, relevant, relevance.

 

Create two synonym word trees.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Use a thesaurus to help you create two neatly presented synonym word trees. See link 4 below this table.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 76-77.

 

Find evidence in the text to help create a mind map that describes Michael.

 

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Use evidence in the text to describe his character, his feelings and his traits.

 

Writing

To write a diary entry in role as Stella Artois.

Imagine you are Stella Artois; you’ve arrived on an island with Michael and have met Kensuke, who is providing you with food and water.

 

Write a short diary entry in role as Stella, detailing his thoughts about Kensuke and the new environment you are now living in.

 

  • Use evidence from the text in your writing.
  • Remember to write in the first person.
  • What is your opinion of the island and Kensuke?
  • Which do you prefer, life with Michael’s family on the boat, or living on the island?

 

Maths

To convert fractions to percentages.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 6, then lesson 3.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To create an advertisement poster promoting rambutan.

Michael found rambutan on the island. It is a prickly shelled fruit, similar to a lychee. Use Google to find a photograph.

 

Design a poster to advertise rambutan.

What dishes could it be part of?

Why should people try them?

 

Remember the poster needs to:

  • Persuade people to buy rambutan.
  • Be eye-catching.
  • Suggest recipes or ways to enjoy rambutan.

Home Learning - 9th June 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Tuesday 9th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell adjectives with the suffix -ant.

To spell nouns with the suffix

 -ance/-ancy.

Practice spelling observant, observance, expectant, expectancy, hesitant, hesitancy, tolerant, tolerance, relevant, relevance.

 

Bitesize – usual Tuesday activity.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Write each spelling word, clearly broken up into syllables.

Guided Reading

 

To find inferences in text.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p 74-75.

Find evidence to support the following inferences.

Michael was curious about the old man.

There are many creatures on the island.

Michael was missing his parents and ‘Peggy Sue’

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.
  • Find and record three pieces of evidence for each inference.

 

Writing

To write a diary entry in role as Kensuke.

Imagine you are Kensuke; you’ve lived a solitary life on the island for years and suddenly this has changed.

 

Write a short diary entry in role as Kensuke, detailing his thoughts about Michael and Stella’s arrival on the island.

 

  • Use evidence from the text in your writing.
  • Remember to write in the first person.
  • Why are you cross about the fire?
  • Why did you separate the island in two?

 

Maths

To convert fractions to percentages.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 6, then lesson 2.

•Watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To make a shelter for Michael.

Can you make a shelter to keep Michael safe on the island?

  • Use your design from yesterday to help you make your shelter.
  • Use resources you would find outside – twigs, leaves, moss etc to build your shelter.

Remember the shelter needs to:

  • Protect Michael from the weather.
  • Ensure he is warm and dry at night.
  • Protect him from animals.
  • We’d love to see a photograph of your shelter on the blog.

Home Learning - 8th June 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Monday 8th June 2020  

Good Morning Oak Class! 😊

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Early morning task/ Spellings

 

 

To spell adjectives with the suffix -ant.

To spell nouns with the suffix

 -ance/-ancy.

Practice spelling observant, observance, expectant, expectancy, hesitant, hesitancy, tolerant, tolerance, relevant, relevance.

 

Find definitions for each word.

  • Check you have spelt each word correctly.
  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of any unfamiliar vocabulary. Use link 1 below if you do not have a dictionary.

Guided Reading

 

To find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Read Kensuke’s Kingdom p73. Write definitions for any unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

  • Use a dictionary to find definitions of unfamiliar vocabulary.

 

Writing

To write a diary entry in role as Michael.

Why is Michael confused about Kensuke’s behaviour towards him?

 

Write a short diary entry in role as Michael, detailing his thoughts about Kensuke’s behaviour.

 

  • Read the text carefully, what does it tell you about Michael’s conflicting thoughts?
  • Use evidence from the text in your writing.
  • Remember to write in the first person.

 

Maths

To convert fractions to percentages.

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 6, then lesson 1.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

 

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?

What strategy is it asking me to use?

 

Basic maths facts

To revise times tables facts.

Practice your times tables using link 3 below.

  • Remember multiplication facts are reversible, 3 x 6 is the same as 6 x 3.

Topic work

To design a shelter for Michael.

Can you design a shelter to keep Michael safe on the island?

Annotate your drawing to explain:

  • What the shelter is made of.
  • Features of the shelter.
  • How it will protect Michael.

Remember the shelter needs to:

  • Protect Michael from the weather.
  • Ensure he is warm and dry at night.
  • Protect him from animals.

Home Learning - 5th June 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Friday 5th June    

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a poem

Read Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Read the poem twice - once in your head and once out loud.

• Follow the words of the poem as you watch the animation in link 3

• Which part of the animation do you think is most effective? Why?

  • Make a note of any unfamiliar words used in the poem and check their definitions

Writing

Write an adapted Fairy tale

Pick a fairy-tale you know well and think about how you could make up a changed version.

• Use words and pictures to show your changed version on Fairy Tale Planner.

• Write a version of your changed fairy-tale.

  • Think about how Dahl has adapted both the stories through poetry in the last two day’s reading tasks
  • Use humour! 

Spelling

 

Words ending in ‘able’

Test yourself on your spellings today

 

Applicable, tolerable, operable, considerable, dependable, comfortable, reasonable, perishable, breakable, fashionable.

 

  • Remember to think of where you have heard the word before. Can you place it into a sentence and say it aloud?
  • How did I bitesize this on Tuesday? This will help you to spell it accurately.

 

Maths

Problem solving lesson

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 5, then lesson 5.

•This is the problem-solving lesson so there is no video. Click on the link below to open the challenges.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Transition to secondary school: my worries

 

2 lessons

  • Open up the attached document – moving on up scenario cards.
  • Recap the problems you thought about yesterday and the actions that could be taken to help these.
  • Today, write your own piece of writing. One paragraph to explain the things you’re looking forward too and the second paragraph should outline the worries you have.
  • Please send this piece of writing across to me so that I can help you with any of your concerns.

Home Learning - 4th June 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Thursday 4th June 2020    

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a poem

Read Jack and the Beanstalk from your English pack today.

Read it in your head and then read it out loud. Can you find the rhythm of the poem?

• Follow the words as you watch this video of the poem – see link 3. What do you think are the good points of this performance?

  • Write down four things that you have enjoyed about this performance.

Writing

Use noun phrases

Use the PDF upload on noun phrases or, if this is not possible, remind yourself of these using the Revision Card.

• Complete Expanded Noun Phrases. Rewrite each sentence, expanding the noun phrase so that it has more information.

  • Identify the noun in the sentence
  • Think  about adjectives that could be added to describe that noun.

Spelling

 

Words ending in ‘able’

Write sentences today using your spelling words.

 

Applicable, tolerable, operable, considerable, dependable, comfortable, reasonable, perishable, breakable, fashionable.

 

  • Remember to think of where you have heard the word before. Can you place it into a sentence and say it aloud?
  • Remember to correctly punctuate your sentences.

 

Maths

 

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 5, then lesson 4.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Transition to secondary school: my worries

 

2 lessons

  • Open up the attached document – moving on up scenario cards.
  • Read through each worry that each child has
  • Do you feel the same? Are there any other worries you have?
  • Choose three worry cards today and answer the four questions. Write down the answers to these.
  • If there is someone at home, it would be really good to talk through each of the problems presented.
  • The most important question to answer is ‘what action can this person take?’. Remember that all of these worries are natural but there are ways to overcome them.

Home Learning - 3rd June 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Wednesday 27th May    

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read the end of the story from your English pack.

• Read Ending and then read Ending Questions. Think about your answers and then write them as clear sentences.

 

  • What type of answer does the question require?
  • Is it gabble gabble – vocab?
  • Is it dog and bone – retrieval?
  • Is it Sherlock Holmes – inference?

Writing

Write a letter

Write a letter

• Use Letter Planner to plan a letter to send to Eric (imagine you are the narrator of the story).

• Write your letter carefully.

Think about these key questions:

What might you want to tell Eric?

What might you want to ask Eric?

What hopes might you have for Eric?

  • How is a letter structured?
  • Remember the key features such as your address in the top right corner, date and dear to begin.
  • How do I sign off at the end?

Spelling

 

Words ending in ‘able’

Family trees today – how many other words can you find with the suffix ‘able’?

 

Applicable, tolerable, operable, considerable, dependable, comfortable, reasonable, perishable, breakable, fashionable.

 

  • Remember to think of where you have heard the word before. Can you place it into a sentence and say it aloud?
  • Use online dictionaries to help with spelling.

 

Maths

 

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 5, then lesson 3.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Science:

What are the different animal kingdoms?

  • See link 3 and watch the teaching video
  • Make notes and have a go at each activity as you go along. Pause the video when you are told to do so.
  • Produce a piece of work to show the difference between invertebrates and vertebrates.
  • You will need paper, pencil, colouring pencil and a ruler.
  • Words you will need to know: classification, reptiles, amphibians, characteristics, warm blooded, cold blooded, vertebrates, invertebrates.

Home Learning - 2nd June 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Tuesday 2nd June 2020   

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Imagine a character’s questions

• Look closely at Eric’s Questions

• What do you think he might be asking? Can you think of three possible questions for each of these pictures?

• If you would like to, watch the story again using link 3  

  • Remind yourself of the story by watching the video link
  • Look at your notes from yesterday to remind yourself about the character Eric

Writing

Pronouns and determiners

Remind yourself about Pronouns and Determiners

• Use the PowerPoint upload on Pronouns and Determiners. If this is not possible, use the Revision Card to remind yourself about these.

• Complete Pronouns and Determiners Practice.

Plan a day out for Eric using the planner provided (you can always copy this out). Include pronouns and determiners in your writing.

  • Write down a list of pronouns and determiners prior to starting the task.
  • Making a poster for each would be useful to ensure you remember them.
  • Remember to add key words and phrases to your planning document to help you with your writing.

Spelling

 

Words ending in ‘able’

Bitesize your words today – usual Tuesday activity.

 

Applicable, tolerable, operable, considerable, dependable, comfortable, reasonable, perishable, breakable, fashionable.

 

  • Remember to think of where you have heard the word before. Can you place it into a sentence and say it aloud?
  • Split the word into memorable chunks to help you with spelling

 

Maths

 

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 5, then lesson 2.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

History: How did Hitler rise to power.

  • Watch link 4 lesson
  • Recap what you learnt from the previous lessons on here and also what you can remember from our previous topic about WW2.
  • Start with the quiz to see what you know – do not worry if you can’t remember it all – they are tricky questions!
  • Complete the activities at each relevant point in the video
  • Remember to send your learning across to me so I can mark it and see how you are getting on.
  • Pause the video lesson as many times as you need to. I often find it useful to rewind and watch key bits again.

Home Learning - 1st June 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Monday 1st June 2020   

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read Opening from your English pack.

 

• What do we learn about the characters?

Can you think of three important things that we learn about the narrator, Mum and Eric?

Read the whole story from the link and have a go at answering questions.

You can listen to the You tube link if you have access. See link 3

  • Lay your work out carefully with the three characters names and write information in bullet points below.
  • Highlight key words in the text if you can do so. If you do not have access to printed version – write down unfamiliar words and check definitions.

Writing

Write an explanation

Read ‘When Did I Feel Like an Outsider’ from your English pack.

 

• Are any of these situations familiar to you?

Are there other times that you felt like an outsider?

• Write about a situation that made you feel like an outsider. Explain what happened and how you would describe your feelings.

  • Remember to use y6 standard punctuation – brackets, commas and correct use of colons
  • Use a variety of sentences – ensure you include a subordinate sentence.
  • Plan your writing first using bullet points.

Spelling

 

Words ending in ‘able’

Write each word 3 x and check definitions – usual Monday activity

Applicable, tolerable, operable, considerable, dependable, comfortable, reasonable, perishable, breakable, fashionable.

 

  • Remember to think of where you have heard the word before. Can you place it into a sentence and say it aloud?

 

Maths

 

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 5, then lesson 1.

•watch the video and explanation – make sure you have pencil and paper to hand to make notes and try out strategies.

Have a go at the questions sheet after watching video.

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Practice times tables facts. 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please practice your times tables using link 5 below.

  • Remember times tables facts are reversible.

Topic work

Adding visual texture to art- work

See link 4

  • This lesson will explore the artist Vincent Van Gogh and how he used mark making with pens
  • The teacher will also explain about graded pencils
  • Have a go at creating a visual texture picture like in the video – do not worry if you don’t have graded pencils – a normal pencil will do

Make sure you have a sketch pad and a sharp pencil to hand

If you have a variety of soft and hard drawing pencils that would be useful.

 

Home Learning - 22nd May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Friday 22nd May 

Happy Friday Oak class. Keep safe in the sunshine and don’t forget a hat and sun cream.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read the copy of the Highwayman from your English pack.

Use the words on the vocab list document and find the definitions.

  • Use online dictionary to help you find the definition of each word.

Writing

Write a character study

Choose one of the characters that you made notes about yesterday.

• Write about this character. Explain what we learn about them in the poem and imagine what might have happened to them before the poem and what will happen to them afterwards.

• Include adverbials in your writing.

  • Recap adverbials from yesterday by looking at the revision cards in the pack.

Spelling

 

Hyphens

Test yourself on your spellings today.

 

Man-eating, little-used, rock-bottom, wide-eyed, pig-headed, tight-fisted, cold-hearted, stone-faced, green-eyed, short-tempered

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Use correct punctuation in your definitions.
  • How would the meaning change if the hyphen wasn’t there?

 

Maths

Friday maths challenge

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 4, then lesson 5.

•You will need to click on the link below to open the challenge questions (there is no video)

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Inspiration activity from pack  

Choose an inspiration activity

Research that artist/ area/ inventor

  • Please upload a copy of your work to the blog

Home Learning - 21st May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Thursday 21st May

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read the Highwayman poem from your English pack and make notes about any of the characters it talks about.

  • Write out any new words that you are unsure of and find the definition.

Writing

Make notes about characters

Watch the performance of the poem – see link 3

Make notes about each of the characters: Bess, Tim and the Highwayman.

Practise adverbials using the activity sheet.

  • What is an adverbial and where would you find it in a sentence?
  • Remember to pause the video and make notes about each of the characters

Spelling

 

Hyphens

Write your sentences today.

 

Man-eating, little-used, rock-bottom, wide-eyed, pig-headed, tight-fisted, cold-hearted, stone-faced, green-eyed, short-tempered

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Use correct punctuation in your definitions.
  • How would the meaning change if the hyphen wasn’t there?

 

Maths

Finding fractions of amounts

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 4, then lesson 4.

•Click the play button to watch the video 

•Click Get the Activity to access the question sheet. 

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Inspiration activity from your pack 

Choose an inspiration activity

Research that area

Email your work to me.

Home Learning - 20th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Wednesday 20th May

Happy Wednesday Oak class. Miss you all. Keep working hard. Thankyou for your lovely emails and photographs.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

  • Read the Toaster explanation instructions from English pack. They are all jumbled up. Re write these in order.
  • Answers are at the back of the pack.

 

 

  • Use the youtube video link to support you if you get stuck with this.
  • Write down any new or key vocab that you will need to understand to be able to infer meaning from the text

Writing

Write an imaginative explanation

  • Read the imaginative Toaster Explanation
  • Which parts of this piece of writing are fictional?
  • Look at the list of other possible things to write explanations about
  • Choose one to write an imaginative explanation – be as whacky as you like!
  • Include mythical creatures in your explanation like in the example text
  • This doesn’t have to be factually correct – you are allowed to ‘make things up’ and use your imagination. Perhaps dragons breathe into fizzy drinks to make them fizzy!

Spelling

 

Hyphens

Can you find other hyphenated words to create a hyphen tree? You can use Google to help you if you need to.

 

Man-eating, little-used, rock-bottom, wide-eyed, pig-headed, tight-fisted, cold-hearted, stone-faced, green-eyed, short-tempered

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Use correct punctuation in your definitions.
  • How would the meaning change if the hyphen wasn’t there?

 

Maths

Divide fractions

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 4, then lesson 3.

•Click the play button to watch the video 

•Click Get the Activity to access the question sheet. 

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Know what the treaty of Versailles was and have an opinion on it.

Open link 5

Make sure you have your pen/pencil and notebook ready.

Remind yourself of yesterday’s lesson by looking back over your notes.

What key points can you remember?

Check your knowledge by answering the questions on the pre quiz.

 

At the end of the video write your opinion. Do you think the treaty of Versaille was fair? Why? Why not? Or do you have mixed feelings about this?

  • Remember to pause the video as many times as you need to
  • Write down key vocabulary as the video is played
  • When did WW1 begin? When did it end?

 

Inspiration challenges

Choose an inspiration challenge from your pack if you want to do something extra!

Home Learning - 19th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Tuesday 19th May

Good morning Oak class. I hope you are all well.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from an explanation text

Read Maillard Reaction Explanation from your English pack.

• What do you think is the most important information here to help someone understand the Maillard Reaction?

• Read Explanation Features. Highlight and annotate Maillard Reaction Explanation to show any of these features.

Choose a question set and answer the questions about the text. Write down your answers in a notebook or on paper.

  • Remember to read the text at least 3 times
  • Note down an unfamiliar words and find out the meaning
  •  

Writing

Make a comparison between videos

Watch these two video explanations of the Maillard Reaction. See below link 3 and 4.

• Which of these is the best explanation in your opinion?

• Use Video Comparison to make notes about the good and less good features of each of these videos.

  • Think about how thing are explained – do they physically show the cooking process to help you understand or do they just present scientific drawings?
  • Think about the pace of the video – is it too fast?

Spelling

 

Hyphens

Bite sizing these words will be tricky so check your definitions again today. Create flashcards with definitions on the back. If you find this tricky, you can write a sentence with the word in instead of a definition.

 

Man-eating, little-used, rock-bottom, wide-eyed, pig-headed, tight-fisted, cold-hearted, stone-faced, green-eyed, short-tempered

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Use correct punctuation in your definitions.
  • How would the meaning change if the hyphen wasn’t there?

 

Maths

Multiplying fractions by fractions

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 4, then lesson 2.

•Click the play button to watch the video 

•Click Get the Activity to access the question sheet. 

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

History: Know how WW1 began

See link 5 below

Do the pre quiz question – do not worry if you do not know anything. Think back to previous war topics that may support you. I know you studied War Horse in year 5.

Have a pencil/pen and paper next to

you ready.

 

Answer the question: Why did WW1 break out? Write an explanation at the end of the video and send me your answers to the questions set throughout the video.

  • Remember to pause the video as many times as you need to
  • Write down key vocabulary as the video is played
  • When did WW1 begin? When did it end?

 

Inspiration challenges

  • Choose an inspiration challenge from your pack if you want to do something extra!

Home Learning - 18th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Monday 18th May

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from an instructional-text

Read a set of instructions from your English pack today.

• Read Toast Instructions 1

• What do you think is good about these instructions? Is there anything that could be improved?

Now read Instructions Features. Annotate and mark the text to show some of these features.

  • Read the instructions 3 times at least to ensure you understand the text
  • Make notes of unfamiliar words and check definitions

 

Writing

Write your own set of instructions

Now read Toast Instructions 1 and 2 and fill in Instructions Checklist. Look at how the instructions are written and the features. (bullet points for ingredients, opening paragraph etc)

 

Plan your own set of instructions for something you are familiar with. It could be another piece of cooking, a sport or video-game, music, art or anything at all. Use Instruction Features to help you as you write.

 

  • Remember to make a plan for your instructions before you start writing
  • Include an opening paragraph that will really persuade people to want to read on and follow your instructions
  • Remember to check your punctation carefully after each sentence

Spelling

 

Hyphens

Write a definition for each of these hyphenated words. Remember that the words need to be used together.

 

Man-eating, little-used, rock-bottom, wide-eyed, pig-headed, tight-fisted, cold-hearted, stone-faced, green-eyed, short-tempered

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Use correct punctuation in your definitions.
  • How would the meaning change if the hyphen wasn’t there?

 

Maths

Multiplying fractions and mixed numbers

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 4, then lesson 1.

•Click the play button to watch the video 

•Click Get the Activity to access the question sheet. 

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

How do fossils provide evidence for evolution

Open link 3 and get your pencil/pen and paper ready.

Carry out the starter quiz which will check your knowledge from last week’s science lesson. What have you remembered?

 

Produce a piece of writing with pictures to show what you have found out.

 

  • Remember you can pause the video as many times as necessary
  • Make notes of any words you are unsure of and check definitions

Inspiration challenges

  • Choose an inspiration challenge from your pack if you want to do something extra!

Home Learning - 15th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Friday 15th May

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read about the Mass Observation Project in your English pack

• Read A Brief History of Mass Observation.

• How would you explain what the project does? When did it start?

 

  • Remember to read the text 3 times and check definitions of words

Writing

Write a diary

Revise Formal Features from your English pack

• Use the Checklist to revise formal features of writing.

• Which of these features can you find in the Brief History of Mass Observation? Highlight and annotate the text to show them.

• Read Mass Observation Directive.

• Plan what you will include in your diary on the Planner.

• Now write a diary entry. Can you include some features of formal writing as you do?

  • Remember to use the directive explanation sheet to help you do the task
  • Include all y6 forms of punctuation

 

Spelling

Use hyphens

Test yourself on your spellings today.

 

Co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter, re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Use correct punctuation in your sentences and try to include parentheses

 

Maths

Friday maths challenge

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 3, then lesson 5.

You need to click on the link below to open the challenge questions

• •Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Learn the Spanish alphabet and numbers to 10

  • Click on link 3 which will take you to the lesson.
  • Get yourself a pen and paper before starting the video.
  • Remember to take notes as the video is playing and pause it at convenient points.
  • Photograph your written alphabet and number work and send it to me
  • You could video yourself saying the Spanish alphabet and numbers – this will help you to remember it

Inspiration challenges

  • Choose an inspiration challenge from your pack if you want to do something extra!

Home Learning - 14th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Thursday 14th May

Good morning Oak class. I hope you are all working hard at home and doing as much as possible. Keep those skills fresh so that you do not forget.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read about Lizzie Greenwood and Day 13 Diary in the English pack today.

  • Highlight some of the features of informal writing that you can find in this blog post.
  • Who is Lizzie Greenwood?
  • Where is she writing from?
  • How does Adam find out about the temperature in the atmosphere?
  • There are some tricky words in this text. You will need to read a few times and check the meanings of unfamiliar words.

Writing

Revise verbs

 

Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions in sentences

 

Revise verbs

• Use the PowerPoint on clauses and conjunctions and listen to the teaching or use the revision cards.

• Complete Antarctic Clauses and Conjunctions.

• Write sentences about a place that you would like to visit. Is it cold or hot? Wild or urban? Describe what you know about it and why you would like to travel there.

• Share your sentences with someone else. Show them the coordinating and subordinating conjunctions that you have used.

  • How do we remember what the coordinating and subordinating conjunctions are? Can you remember the posters in the classroom?

Spelling

Use hyphens

Place your spelling words into sentences today.

 

Co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter, re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Use correct punctuation in your sentences and try to include parentheses

 

Maths

Adding and subtracting mixed number fractions

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 3, then lesson 4.

•Click the play button to watch the video 

•Click Get the Activity to access the question sheet. 

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Find out about the Arctic and what lives there

Use link 3 to find out about the Arctic.

Before doing this – what do you already know?

 

Which countries would you find in the Arctic region?

Which living things would you find there?

Can you identify this region on a world map?

Create a poster/ fact file/ art-work or written text to share what you have found out.

  • You could create a piece of art showing arctic animals
  • You could create a fact file using subheadings
  • The choice is yours – present this how you wish. Try to include geographic language in your work.

Inspiration challenges

  • Choose an inspiration challenge from your pack if you want to do something extra!

Home Learning - 13th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Wednesday 13th May

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read the blog in your English pack – 10 naughty things that dogs do!

  • Which of these things would you say is the naughtiest?
  • Which would you say is the least naughty?
  • Which do you think is the most amusingly described? Why?
  • Can you think of any other naughty things that dogs might do?
  • What advice would you give to people who are considering getting a dog for the first time?
  • Use information from the text to support your advice.
  • Remember to read the text twice at least and identify unfamiliar words.

Writing

Revise the active and passive voice

 

Write using formal language

Revise active and passive voice

• Use the Revision Card to remind yourself about how the active and passive voice are constructed and used.

• Complete Active to Passive/Informal to Formal. Write sentences in the passive voice and think of more formal synonyms for some informal vocabulary.

• Re-write one of the paragraphs from the 10 Naughty Things blogpost much more formally. Change active to passive and use more formal vocabulary.

• Read the Example to see how this might sound.

  • Think about changing verbs/adjectives into a more formal form.

Naughty – mischievous

Eats – devours

Fun – amusement

  • You can change the text slightly if you wish or add other sentences.

Spelling

Use hyphens

Use the prefix co and re to create two family trees with other words that use these prefixes.

 

Co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter, re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • If you get stuck – you can Google the prefix co or re words to see what others there are.

 

Maths

Add and subtract fractions

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 3, then lesson 3.

•Click the play button to watch the video 

•Click Get the Activity to access the question sheet. 

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Create a selfie portrait in pop art style

Click on link 3 from the Tate Modern and find out more about Andy Warhol. You can have a go at designing your own soup and soup can in his style if you wish. Look at the selfie section. You do not need to do this as this requires a printer. I would like you to create a self-portrait in the style of Warhol using similar colours and techniques.

 

 

  • Use black bold outlines
  • Use block primary colours
  • Use surreal colours to colour your face and hair
  • Remember that you can use other websites and pictures to inspire you Warhol style!

Inspiration challenges

  • Choose an inspiration challenge from your pack if you want to do something extra!

Home Learning - 12th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Tuesday 12th May

 

 

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read Naughty Dog Blog from your English pack today.

  • Read through Informal Writing Features.
  • Which of these features can you find in the blog-post?
  • Write down words and phrases that show informal language.
  • Remember to read at least 3 times to check you do not miss anything
  • Can you remember what type of punctuation is informal?

Writing

Revise active and passive voice

 

 

Use the PowerPoint about active and passive voice and listen to the teaching or use revision cards if easier.

• Complete Active and Passive Voice Practice.

• Write a short blog-post about one of these titles:

o The day of the big match

o Fire!

o My kid brother/sister

o My favourite animal

o Food

• Include some sentences in the active voice and some in the passive voice

  • Remember how to use informal language
  • Remind yourself of the use of ‘by’ in a passive sentence

Spelling

Use hyphens

Bitesize each of your spellings and test yourself on the definitions from yesterday.

 

Co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter, re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Remember bitesize rules to help you spell the word accurately
  • Use online dictionary to check definitions

 

Maths

Compare and order fractions

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 3, then lesson 2.

•Click the play button to watch the video 

•Click Get the Activity to access the question sheet. 

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Design a new bedroom based upon an artist!

Click on link 3 and answer the questions in the quiz – the answer will give you an artist that best suits you!

 

Watch the video based upon that artist and then create a new bedroom design. It doesn’t have to be based just on that artist – you can be as creative as you like! 

  • Draw an outline first on your page to show where your bed is and other furniture is – again this can be invented – it doesn’t have to be realistic or true.
  • Would you have a slide coming out from your bed?
  • Would you design it like you were in space? On a beach? In a jungle?

Inspiration challenges

Choose an inspiration challenge from your pack if you want to do something extra!

Home Learning - 11th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

Monday 11th May

 

You will have some hard copies of this work in your pack.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Use the English pack upload for today to look at the 3 author profiles.

  • Take notes as you read each one
  • Write 3 top facts for each author and then answer the following questions
  • Which author do you prefer and why?
  • Have you read any of their books?
  • Remember to read the text 3 times
  • Make a note of any new words and look up their meanings

 

Writing

Revise formal and informal language

 

Write a profile about you

Use the Revision Cards in English pack to remind yourself about the differences between formal and informal register.

  • Which of the three author profiles do you think is written most formally?
  • Which is written least formally? Give reasons for your answers.

 Plan and write your own profile

•Use the Profile Planner to plan an ‘About Me’ for you.  Plan to write it an informal style.

•Write your profile carefully. Even if you write informally, your writing still needs to be clear!

  • Remember to check your punctuation when you write up your profile
  • You can hand write this or type it. Please email me your writing
  • Remember that you are writing informally – refer back to the revision cards to check this

Spelling

Use hyphens

Write each of your new spelling words 3 times and ensure you know the meaning of each.

 

Co-operate, co-ordinate, co-own, co-author, re-enter, re-educate, re-examine, re-evaluate, re-energise, re-elect

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Remember bitesize rules to help you spell the word accurately
  • Use online dictionary to check definitions

 

Maths

Simplify fractions

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 3, then lesson 1.

•Click the play button to watch the video 

•Click Get the Activity to access the question sheet. 

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Evolution – what is the theory of evolution?

See link 3 for online lesson

Key words:

Organism, characteristic, variation, adaption, evolution, species

  • You will need a notebook/paper or pencil/pen
  • Remember to take notes as the teaching video is being played
  • Pause the video as many times as you need to

Inspiration challenges

  • Choose an inspiration challenge from your pack if you want to do something extra!

Home Learning - 8th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

 

 

Friday 8th May

VE DAY!

I remember celebrating the 50th anniversary when I was just 10!

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read Fuss Fuss Fuss and Goldilocks on CCTV from your English pack.

• What do you like about the poems?

  • Is there anything that you dislike about them?
  • Can you spot any patterns?
  • Do they raise any questions or leave any puzzles?
  • Answer the questions provided in the pack
  • Remember to check definitions of words that are unfamiliar to you
  • Read the poems three times
  • Mark your work using the answer sheet at the back of the English pack

Writing

Write a recommendation

Read the Writing Brief from the English pack, choose one of the poems and make notes to plan your writing.

• Write your recommendation for Year 5 carefully.

  • Try to use persuasive language to encourage the year 5 to believe your opinion
  • Remember to punctuate sentences carefully. You can type or hand write this.

Spelling

Adjectives that end in ‘ent’ that change to nouns that end in ‘ence’

Spelling test today – ask someone to test you or test yourself. Please let me know your scores by sending me an email.

 

Innocent, innocence, decent, decency, excellent, excellence, confident, confidence, existent, existence

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Remember bitesize rules to help you spell the word accurately

 

Maths

Problem solving

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 2, then lesson 5.

•You will need to click on the link below to open the challenge questions (there is no video)

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Create your own online street art!

  • Click on link 3 and have a go at creating your own street art using this online game.
  • If you have access to a phone – photograph your creation and email it to me.
  • There are other games on this site if you want to have a look.

 

  •  Do you know where the Tate Modern is?
  • What is special about the building?
  • How is it different from the Tate Britain?

 

Extra idea:

VE day

  • Today is VE day.
  • What is VE day?
  • Why is it important?
  • Use link 4 to find out about VE day
  • Use the attached VE day activities pack if you want to have a go at any of the exciting ideas!

 

  • Use the link to help you understand
  • Can anyone at home tell you what VE day is?
  • You could write a fact file or draw a picture.
  • Post your work to the blog for me to see.

Home Learning - 7th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

 

 

Thursday 7th May

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read Jack’s Tale by Judith Nicholls in the English pack for today.

• Read the Poetry Questions. Think about your answers and then write them as clear sentences.

  • Remember to check definitions of any unfamiliar words

Writing

Performance poetry

Learn about performing a poem

• Watch Michael Rosen’s tips about performing a poem using the link in the English pack.

• Use Performing Notes to make notes about what he says.

Prepare a performance

• Read Jack and the Beanstalk by Roald Dahl.

• Pick either of the poems and prepare a performance. Try to think about all of Michael Rosen’s tips. If you are not comfortable doing this, create stage directions for someone explaining how to perform it. What do they need to do with their hands? How should they stand? What expression should they show on their face?

  • Use a clear voice when performing
  • Remember to use expression and body language to show how the character is feeling
  • If you are writing stage directions, use brackets next to the dialogue to say what the character should be doing.

Spelling

Adjectives that end in ‘ent’ that change to nouns that end in ‘ence’

Sentences with your words today

 

Innocent, innocence, decent, decency, excellent, excellence, confident, confidence, existent, existence

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Remember bitesize rules to help you spell the word accurately
  • Remember to use your punctuation accurately.

Maths

Problem solving

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 2, then lesson 4.

•Click the play button to watch the video 

•Click Get the Activity to access the question sheet. 

•Click Get the answers to access the answer sheet once you have had a go.

  • Replay the video as many times as you need to to help you answer the questions
  • Mark your answers at the end
  • If you’ve made a mistake, can you correct it? Where did you go wrong?
  • Remember to split your question up into parts – which bit should I solve first?
  • What strategy is it asking me to use?

Basic maths facts

Arithmetic test 

See pack of arithmetic tests

 

If you have completed your pack – please email me and I will send some more questions through.

  • What operation is required?
  • How can you check the answer?

Topic work

Learn what post-impressionism is and name artists associated with this art form.

Log into Espresso learning:

Username: student31363

Password: Newtown

 

  • Watch videos from the link about Van Gogh and Cezanne.
  • Create a fact file for one of these artists of your choice with ‘did you know’ facts and an image.

 

  •  Use the links to the right of the video to help you with facts
  • Make notes as you watch the videos
  • Think about paragraphs and how you will structure your writing

Home Learning - 6th May 2020

Daily Planner For:

OAK Class

 

 

Wednesday 6th May

Morning Oak Class. Missing you all dearly.

Subject

You are learning:

You can find out how to do this here:

Here are some important things to remember:

Physical learning

How to keep your body and mind active and healthy

See link 1

  • Exercise helps our bodies and our minds stay healthy.
  • Exercising each day, helps you develop strength and fitness over time. 
  • Ask an adult in your house to help you find the right website.
  • Follow the instructions carefully, this will keep you safe.
  • Stop if you think you might have injured yourself.

Reading

Infer meaning from a text

Read the poem from the English pack – ‘if I were a King.’

Write down some examples of the subjunctive in the poem.

• What do you like about the poem?

  • Is there anything that you dislike about it?
  • Can you spot any patterns?
  •  Which is your favourite verse?

Try and find out the answers to the following questions and write them down:

  • Where in the world is Norroway and Babylon? Are these real places or fictional? How do you know? (you may need to research this)

 

  • Remember to read the poem at least 3 times
  • Try and recall it from heart
  • What features does the poem have?

 

Writing

Plan new verses for the poem ‘If I were a King’.

Use the countries list in the English pack to help you do this. You will need to research your chosen countries and find an exciting thing to do there.

Top tip: The shorter named countries are easier to find rhyming word for!

  • Try and include rhyme where possible
  • Pick easy countries and plan the rhyming word first: for example – France rhymes with dance, prance, trance

Greece – niece, piece

Spelling

Adjectives that end in ‘ent’ that change to nouns that end in ‘ence’

Family trees today

 

Innocent, innocence, decent, decency, excellent, excellence, confident, confidence, existent, existence

  • Where have you heard this word before?
  • Remember bitesize rules to help you spell the word accurately
  • Write words in memorable chunks and then hide them to test yourself.

Maths

Problem solving (fractions/money)

See link 2

•Click on year 6

•Click on summer term week 2, then lesson 3.

•Click the play button to watch the video