16 June 2020: Home learning
Maths – LO: ratio and fractions
Click here for yesterday’s answers.
Get your pencil and brain ready and click here to watch today’s video. Be ready to pause when you need to!
Once you’ve finished, click here for today’s activity.
Reading – LO: answer questions about a text
Poetry – LO: analysing and performing
Today, we’re going to learn how to analyse and perform poetry. You need to read this web page, watch the videos and complete the three activities.
Once you’ve done, you need to choose a poem from activity two and perform it to either a family member, the mirror or record yourself on video!
As always, send in your home learning – we’d love to give you some stars and a step!
15 June 2020: Home learning
Happy Monday, Y6!
Welcome to another week in these weird and wonderful times. If you haven’t done so for a while, please take some time to email me with what you’ve been up to, whether that’s learning or anything else!
Today’s tasks are maths, reading and we’re going to be looking at Pride month using art.
Maths – LO: ratio language
Join me in today’s lesson where we learn about a new topic – ratio.
12 June 2020: Home learning
Happy Friday, Y6!
Reading – LO: summarising a text
Your task today continues our learning about ‘Hrungnir against the Gods’. I would like you to create a book cover for this short story. Think about what happens in the story when creating your book cover.
You could use your feelings graph to help you show what the characters may look like, too.
When you’ve finished, I’d like you to summarise the story of ‘Hrungnir against the Gods’ in the following ways:
11 June 2020: Home learning
I’m really proud of all the hard work you have been doing at home. Please remember to keep sending in your work or if you haven’t already, that would be great!
Maths – LO: algebra
Reading – LO: inference
Your task today is to create a feelings graph for Hrungnir throughout the story ‘Hrungnir against the Gods’. This is the story that we read as part of yesterday’s reading task.
10 June 2020: Home learning
It’s the middle of the week already! How time flies…
Today’s learning consists of reading, maths and writing.
Maths – LO: algebra
Reading – LO: retrieval
Your task today is to read the following extract from ‘Illustrated Norse Myths’ and complete the task that follows. This can be found at the bottom of the document.
Please send in your work to [email protected]
09 June 2020: Home learning
Good morning, everybody!
We hope you are all keeping well and have had a positive start to the week!
Today’s tasks are reading, maths and music.
Y5 Maths – LO: order and compare decimals
Your task is to watch this video and answer the questions as we go along!
Y5&6 Reading – LO: crossword
Today we’d like you to read this article and complete the accompanying crossword. Page 1 of the puzzle has the keywords underlined in the text. So, use this page if you’re stuck but we’d like you to have a go at the crossword on page 2, first!
Here is a copy of the latest FirstNews.
Good luck! Remember to send an email if you have any questions.
08 June 2020: Home learning
Happy Monday, everyone!
We hope you’ve had an enjoyable weekend and are looking forward to a new week of learning.
Today we have maths, reading and french.
Y5 Maths – LO: rounding decimals
Your task is to watch this video and answer the accompanying questions.
Y5&6 Reading – LO: RIC
Your task is to read this extract from ‘Illustrated Norse Myths’ and answer the accompanying RIC.
Find out the definitions of any words/phrases that are unfamiliar and write them in your home learning book.
05 June 2020: Home learning
Happy Friday, everyone.
We hope your week has been happy and healthy and you have some nice plans for the weekend. Thank you for continuing sending emails of your fantastic learning – it really brightens our day.
Y6 Maths – LO: solving problems using percentages
Today’s maths lesson is about solving two step problems that contain percentages. This means that you’ll have to do two calculations in order to solve each question. Do whatever you need to help you: draw pictures, write things down, use your mental strategies.
Click here to start today’s video. Get your pencil and paper out – be ready to pause the video when I say to!
- read the question carefully
- underline key information
- choose which operation to use eg + – x /
- answer the question
- check it makes sense
to start the video – you’ll need to pause it as we go through.
Y5&6 Reading – LO: Love of Reading
Y5&6 Design & Technology – LO: extreme designs
Today’s BBC Bitesize lesson is all about extreme designs and how they are tested, using elements of science and maths.
You need to read the article, watch the videos and complete either activity one or two – you decide!
If you haven’t got the materials at home (although, they can be made from weird and wonderful materials you might have lying around – be creative), you could always draw and label a design that you could make in future. It could be something talked about in the lesson or any other problem solving gadget you can think of!
Have a read of this article all about more amazing DIY science experiments and have a go!
Please send in your amazing learning – we absolutely love it.
04 June 2020: Home learning
Y6 Maths – yesterday’s answers
- 3/4 = 75%
- 2/6 = 33.33%
- 1/9 = 11.11%
- 12/20 = 60%
- 3/25 = 12%
- 9/12 = 75%
- 4/7 = 57.14%
Y6 Maths – LO: compare and order FDP
Click here for today’s video. Have your pencil and home learning book out and get ready to pause the video – we’re working together as we go!
Y5&6 Geography – LO: eight compass points
Today’s task dives into the world of Harry Potter!
Think of a place you know well (like school or home) and create a rough map on a grid (don’t worry about it being perfect). Then, create a timetable for the day and plan your movements using the language of the 8 compass points.
03 June 2020: Home learning
Happy Wednesday, everyone!
It’s been fantastic to see some of your lovely faces in school where we’re keeping happy and healthy. We’d love to hear from everyone so, if you’ve not been in school, drop us an email to catch us up with what you’ve been doing!
Y6 Maths – yesterday’s answers
- 45% of 900 = 405
- 23% of 4,000 = 920
- 78% of 2,500 = 1,950
- 32% of 1,600 = 512
- 28% of 8,000 = 2,240
- 41% of 2,100 = 861
- 15% of 2,750 = 412.5
- 56% of 3,430 = 1,920.8
- 10% of my number is 8. What was my original number? 80
- 20% of my number is 14. What was my original number? 70
- 60% of my number is 15. What was my original number? 25
Y6 Maths – LO: converting fractions to percentages
Today’s task is something that we’ve covered in class but only briefly. It’s all about converting fraction to percentages which sounds tricky but uses a method we’re really familiar with.
Click here for today’s video and then convert the following fractions to percentages.
Have a go at this game from Classroom Secrets!
Y5 Maths – LO: decimals as fractions
Y5&6 History – LO: Who were the Anglo-Saxons?
Today’s learning is all about the Anglo-Saxons. Last term, we learnt about the Vikings – the group of people who invaded Britain and had a longstanding conflict (one of our History words) with the Anglo-Saxons in order to take control of the land.
Click here for today’s BBC Bitesize lesson. You need to read the article and watch the videos.
Today’s task requires you to respond in a way of your choice. You could:
- complete activity one – make a model of an Anglo-Saxon village
- some other artwork such as drawing or painting
- write a diary entry to show a day in the life of an Anglo-Saxon
- write a script to show an exchange between a family
- create a piece of drama
- write a song/poem or rap
- create a PowerPoint/KeyNote to present what you’ve learnt
- write a debate to show why Anglo-Saxon times were better than today (or the other way around)
- explain how life was different for men and women, boys and girls
- write a job application for an Anglo-Saxon job
As always, we’d love for you to send in a picture of your learning!