Y6 Learning This Week

Week commencing 1/3/21

If you are isolating at home this week, here are some activities you can have a go at.  These will cover the same objectives as those children who are still at school.
1.    English 
2.    Maths 
3.    Spellings
4.    French 
5.    Topic
6.    Continuous Provision

Remember that reading at least three times a week is still part of your work to do at home. You also have your CGP books to work through. The spelling and measures book are for you to use when you have some spare moments. You can choose the pages you do from those two books.

1.    English

Lesson 1: To celebrate World Book Day, which takes place on March 4th, you are going to watch a video by an author called Katherine Rundell. You are also going to read an extract from her new book. As you’re reading and listening, you need to make notes on the note taking sheet. 
The video can be found here: https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/imagine-a-wild-adventure/ . You need to watch the video and then read the extract that can be found using that same link.

Lesson 2: Continuing the theme for World Book Day, you need to re-watch yesterday’s video and listen carefully to the task at the end of the video. You are going to write a story inside a story. For this, you need to think of a book you’ve enjoyed reading. Using the same characters, create a story that happens within that same book. This is all explained on the video. You will create a story board for your story.

Lesson 3: On Wednesday, at 10:30am, there will be a live event on the World Book Day website. Follow the link to join in! https://www.worldbookday.com/event/books-that-make-you-lol/
 
Lesson 4: You will be writing your story, using your storyboard that you planned, in today’s lesson. You need to think about the setting, character descriptions and the main action for your story. Think back to how we’ve planned stories before. You do not want to rush into the action without building the tension. Also think about how this story leads into the rest of the original story.

Lesson 5: Today’s reading comprehension lesson will be a variety of questions from chapters 31, 32 and 33. Make sure that you have read up to these chapters as they are assigned throughout the week as they will help when answering the questions. Some will be available for you to read but you will be able to listen to Mr Hassan as he has recorded the final few for you!
 

2.    Maths

This week we are going to revisit some arithmetic topics to make sure we keep practising them.
Lesson 1 – Line graphs recap
This lesson is a recap of the Year 5 work on line graphs. There are 2 videos to watch and then a worksheet to complete.  Remember to use a ruler to help you find the accurate answer on the grid. Also, look carefully at the scale on the axes. What is each division worth?
Video 1 https://vimeo.com/464199069
Video 2 https://vimeo.com/466529487

Lesson 2 – Finding the mean
Finding the mean helps us to look at data and think about averages. Watch the video to find out how you find the mean of some numbers. It is much easier than you think!
https://vimeo.com/436509055
Now try and do the worksheet

Lessons 3 and 4 – Line graphs
These 2 lessons are looking more deeply at line graphs. Try the worksheets and rewatch the videos from Lesson 1 if you need help. 

Lesson 5
Try the arithmetic paper. Work steadily through (there is no time limit) and think hard about the methods you are going to use. Use your time tables grids in your diary if you need to.

3.    Spellings

Root words: adore, compare, notice, force, comfort, depend, understand, sense
Lesson 1: Make new words from your root words using these suffixes: -ible ‘able. What happens if you also want to add -ly?
Lesson 2: Practise the words you have made using any method you like (Look, Cover, Write, Check, colouring the words, making the words out of Lego, word patterns). 
Lesson 3: Write each of the words that you made in an interesting sentence. Try to include a subordinate clause, a relative clause and some direct speech.
Lesson 4: Ask someone to test on any of the words from this unit.
Lesson 5: Practise 15 words from the Year 5 and 6 word list in your diary. Make sure you choose ones that rea the trickier words to spell and not the ones you already know how to spell.
 

4.   Topic

The climate of Antarctica
What is the difference between weather and climate? How do we measure the weather? Where do we get the data from and how do we use it? All of these questions will be answered in this lesson and you will try to draw a climate graph! Use the video link to help you with this as it is quite tricky!

Climate of Antarctica: https://www.loom.com/share/b2c1af628ac74d50af757e5ee83c69d6 

How to draw a climate graph: https://www.loom.com/share/9b26b488d3ed46d9a6eaeb5db5b0ea9f 
 

 

5. Science

Lesson 1: Circulatory system
In this lesson you will learn about how the circulatory system work. How blood is carried around the body and how various gases and nutrients are added to the system and what they do to help us function and keep healthy! 
Use the PDF and video to help you understand and to help you complete the worksheet!
Video link: https://www.loom.com/share/ae40cb65e83842fdada54e91c4216c41 

6.    Continuous Provision

Science: living things
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/ztgh7yc

Compare and order numbers up to a million
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjjdcmn

Calculating
https://mathsbot.com/
Go to Differentiated Questions or Questions Generator to create some questions for yourself. 
 
Can you name all the animals?
https://www.sporcle.com/games/lupin/animalsatoz