Year 6 Homework

Week 12: 02 July 2020: Home learning

Posted on Wednesday 01 July 2020 by Miss Wilson

Here’s another reminder about the extra task I’d like you to do this week. It’s completely optional but it’d be amazing if we could get everyone in Moortown’s class of 2020 to take part!

I’d like you to film a short clip of yourself:

  • describing a favourite memory from primary school
  • explaining why it’s awesome to be you
  • saying what you want to be when you grow up

Send your videos (they can be separate but no longer than 30 – 60 seconds) to my email address:

[email protected]

Maths – LO: circles

Click here for yesterday’s answers.

Join me for today’s learning by clicking here.

Then, complete task one and task two.

Challenge
Task three.

Reading – LO: retrieval
 
I’ve been on a Harry Potter hype at the moment, so I thought I’dd base today’s reading task on The Prisoner of Azkaban.
 
I’d like you to read this Harry Potter extract from The Prisoner of Azkaban and answer the accompanying questions.

Science – LO: evolution

Today, we’re throwing it back to our Y3/4 production Darwin Rocks!

Following on from yesterday’s learning, use this website to learn all about Charles Darwin and evolution.

You need to complete:

  • activity one
  • activity two
  • activity four (download it here)

As a bonus task, you could complete activity three.

Week 12: 01 July 2020: Home learning

Posted on Tuesday 30 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Here’s a little reminder about the extra task I’d like you to do this week. It’s completely optional but it’d be amazing if we could get everyone in Moortown’s class of 2020 to take part… hint hint!!!

I’d like you to film a short clip of yourself describing a favourite memory from primary school. It could be a sports day, an in joke from class or a funny Y4 residential memory.  Get thinking!

If you want to, I’d also like you to add why you’re proud of yourself/why it’s awesome to be you and what you want to be when you grow up. 

Send your videos (they can be separate but no longer than 30 – 60 seconds) to my email address:

[email protected]

Maths – LO: pie charts

Join me for today’s video by clicking here.

Then, complete task one, task two and a challenge.

Reading – LO: fact or opinion
 
Today’s lesson is about a famous artist we explored back in our art topic in September! The famous artist we are going to be reading about today is: Milton Glaser.
 
Can you remember him?
Your task is to read this text about him and pick out or infer 10 pieces of information from it.
With your 10 pieces of information, you are to categorise them into either fact or opinion.
Here are two examples:
Fact: Milton Glaser was born in New York City, June 26 1929.
Opinion: Milton Glaser has produced some amazing pieces of artwork.
Remember, if you don’t know what any words/phrases in the text mean, find out!
Geography – LO: The Galápagos Islands
Today, we’re taking a trip and learning about the Galápagos Islands’ environment, location and animals!
Using this website, read the article, watch the videos and then complete both activities one and two.
As always, we’d love to see your postcards so send us an email!

Week 12: 30 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Monday 29 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Happy Tuesday, Y6!

There’s an extra task I’d like you to do this week so I’ll keep reminding you each day. It’s completely optional but it’d be amazing if we could get everyone in Moortown’s class of 2020 to take part… hint hint!!!

I’d like you to film a short clip of yourself describing a favourite memory from primary school. It could be a sports day, an in joke from class or a funny Y4 residential memory.  Get thinking!

If you want to, I’d also like you to add why you’re proud of yourself/why it’s awesome to be you and what you want to be when you grow up. 

Send your videos (they can be separate but no longer than 30 – 60 seconds) to my email address:

[email protected]

Thanks, guys! Now on with today’s tasks…

Maths – LO: line graphs

Today, we’re going to start a unit of learning all about statistics.

Join me by clicking here!

Then, click here for today’s task.

Reading – LO: retrieval
 
Today’s task is to use this version of FirstNews in order to have a go at this quiz! The quiz involves seven parts of retrieval style questions:
A) Words
B) Pictures
C) Person
D) Object
E) Place
F) Statistics

You need to use your scanning skills to quickly find either the key information or the pictures!

Today’s task should take you about 30/40 minutes.

The answers can be found in red below – don’t check them until you’ve given the quiz your best shot!
As always, send me an email if you need any help/have any questions!

Writing – LO: Romeo & Juliet

Today, we learn about William Shakespeare and one of his most famous plays.

Everyone must read the website, watch the videos and complete activity one.

Then, you must choose whether to complete activity two (a script) or activity three (a newspaper article).

Today’s task shouldn’t take you less than 45 minutes – it’s one to sink your teeth into 😀

Click here to begin.

 

Week 12: 29 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Sunday 28 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Happy Monday, everyone!

If you haven’t already, check out our Moortown music video where we send you a very important message!

Maths – LO: angles in quadrilaterals

We continue our learning about angles in shapes. On this website, go to Summer Term – Week 2 (w/c 27th April) and click on the video for lesson one.

Next, click here for today’s task.

Reading – LO: word studies
 
Your task today is to complete eight word studies for words within this extract of ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’. Click here for the extract and here for your task!
Music – LO: pulse and rhythm
Today, we’re going to sing and clap to the pulse and rhythm of a variety of different musical examples.
Click here to begin.
Challenge
Film yourself clapping or singing to the rhythm of your own music and email it to us! It could even be your own music from an app like garage band.

26 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Thursday 25 June 2020 by Mr Wain

Happy Friday, everyone.

Hope you’ve managed to enjoy the sun safely and have some lovely plans for the weekend!

 

Maths – LO: find missing angles

Today, we put this week’s learning into action and find missing angles in triangles. Click here to begin.
Challenge
1 and 2
Reading  – LO: summarise a text
Today, we would like you to attempt the infamous ERM challenge! Your task is to read this text, and then summarise it without saying ERM!
Your options are:
to either summarise it to someone in your household whilst trying your best not saying ERM. Members of your household could also give it a go, too!
OR
If it is feasible, you could send a video to your teacher with your attempt(s)!
In books: summarise the text in 20, 10, 5 and 1 word!
Have fun!

Science – LO: Earth Squad

After the success of Defenders of Mathematica, I thought I’d do an investigation into what other games we could play.
Introducing Earth Squad! This game is similar to DoM but instead of maths, you must test your scientific knowledge of animals, plants and the human body as you explore some of the world’s most interesting habitats.
Your task is to reach at least level Ace on two habitats. Go for Pro if you like! Go for all three if you’re up for it!!
Send me a picture of your character and any special items you have accrued.

25 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Wednesday 24 June 2020 by Mr Wain

Maths – LO: classifying quadrilaterals

 
Today’s task is similar to yesterday’s apart from using quadrilaterals – shapes with four sides. Click here to begin.

 

Once you’ve finished, have a go at a times tables challenge on this section of the website. Send me your score /60 or how long it took you to complete!
Reading – LO: understand and draw a setting description
Click here for your task! We will be reading a setting description and seeing if we can draw it! There are challenges that lie within…
Spanish – LO: introducing yourself
 
Today, we return to learning Spanish and how to greet people, plus how to say your name and age.
 
Click here to begin.
Challenge
Draw a comic strip or write a play script for two people speaking in Spanish about their name, age, the alphabet and numbers to ten!

24 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Tuesday 23 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Happy Wednesday, Y6!

Today’s tasks are maths, art and reading.

Maths – LO: classifying triangles

Today, we continue our recap of/learning about angles and use that knowledge to put triangles into groups.
Click here to start.
Art – LO: The Circle Challenge
 
How many circular objects can you think of? You will use your imagination and creativity to beat this challenge! 
Click here to start.
We would love to see your creative efforts – keep your eyes peeled for the best ones on class news!

 

Reading – LO: retrieval
 
Reading page 1 and 2 of this week’s FirstNews, we’d like you to answer the following Kahoot by clicking here.
As always, send in a quick email to let me know how you did.

23 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Monday 22 June 2020 by Mr Wain

Maths – LO: angles

Back by popular demand, click here to access today’s Oak National Academy maths lesson.
We will use algebra and bar models to calculate missing angles.
As always, send in a quick email to let me know how you did.

Reading – LO: FirstNews

Today’s task is to read FirstNews!

Send a quick email to show a fact or piece of information you’ve learnt.

Science – LO: animal kingdoms
 
I know how much you guys love learning about animals so click here to start today’s lesson about different animal kingdoms.
Send a quick email to show a fact or piece of information you’ve learnt.

22 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Sunday 21 June 2020 by Mr Wain

Happy Monday, Y6!
I hope your weekend was relaxing and enjoyable. I can’t believe how quickly time is flying by. You’re nearly at high school – whaaaaat!! 😱
Today’s tasks are maths, reading and Spanish!
 

Maths – LO: scale factors

You guys know what to do! Click here!
Then, click here for your main activity. Use your home learning book to draw and record your answers.
Challenge
x 3

Reading – LO: give a personal point of view

We would love to know what book you are reading at the minute! With that being said, your task today is to give a personal point of view about the book you are currently reading.

We would like you to tell us:

  • what the book is about
  • what has happened so far
  • your opinion of the book and why you have this opinion
  • is it comparable to any other books you’ve read/know about

When describing your opinion about the book, it’s really important that you give reasons for your point of view, too!

When giving your reasons, remember to use words such as: additionally, furthermore, moreover etc when making your points!

Good luck!

Spanish – LO: numbers
 
Click here to access today’s Spanish lesson where we learn about where Spanish is spoken in the world, the Spanish alphabet as well as numbers 1-10.
Grab your home learning books and a pluma o lápiz!

19 June 2020: Home learning

Posted on Thursday 18 June 2020 by Miss Wilson

Happy Friday, everyone.

Today’s tasks are maths, reading and living & learning.

Click here for yesterday’s maths answers.

Maths – LO: ratio

Today, I’d like you to put your learning from the week into practice and continue your quest to defend Mathematica!

My challenge to you is to reach Shield Level 4 on the Ruins of Ratio and Proportion. It should take you about 30-40 minutes. If you’ve completed that, try your luck in the Battle of Mathematica.

As always, send me evidence of your shield levels and any cool accessories your character has! I’ve heard you can win a dragon for a pet!

Reading – LO: kahoot
 
Today, we would like you to read ‘Gaby to the Rescue’ from this paper (or this paper, if that one doesn’t work) and then complete the following kahoot!
The details for the kahoot are as follows:
https://kahoot.it/challenge/03360084?challenge-id=cdb4eff2-bbe6-4961-97bd-30d79ea1952b_1592468550018
Game Pin: 03360084
Good luck!

Living and Learning

Join me for today’s video.

Here’s a reminder of some R2s:

Send in a picture of your poem – or, even better, send in a video of you performing it so we can show our support!