Year 6 Homework

Week 13: 08 July 2020: Home learning

Posted on Tuesday 07 July 2020 by Mr Wain

Maths – LO: drawing accurately
 
Join me for today’s video and then click here for today’s task and challenge.
If you need any help, don’t hesitate to email me:
jenwilson@spherefederation.org

Reading – LO: FirstNews puzzle

Your task today is to complete the following two crosswords. The first one relates to an article in science news and the second one relates to an page of the newspaper in world news.

For each crossword, I’d like you to complete page 2 (this is the part where the words aren’t underlined in the text!)

Click here for crossword 1.

Click here for crossword 2.

Spanish – LO: introducing yourself

Today’s lesson is part 2 of your Spanish learning – introducing yourself.

Click here for today’s lesson and follow the instructions.

Write down new words/phrases in both Spanish and English as you go along – it will help you remember them better!

Buena suerte!

 

Week 13: 07 July 2020: Home learning

Posted on Monday 06 July 2020 by Mr Wain

Maths – LO: problem solving using circles

Join me for today’s video and then complete these questions.

 

Reading – LO: identify features of a text

Today we are continuing our reading learning based on Harry Potter. Your task today is to follow the instructions on this lesson. You will be identifying the features of a newspaper based on Harry Potter!

If you have any questions, send your teacher an email! Alternatively, send your teacher an email to show off your work!

Week 13: 07 July 2020 Home learning virtual sports day

Posted on Monday 06 July 2020 by Mrs Taylor

Sadly, one of our favourite events of the year – sports day – cannot take place in its normal format this year. However, today is our virtual sports day and we’re excited to be joining the West Yorkshire Virtual School Games Sports Day. This will be part of your home learning for today for all classes.
1.At 10am (or anytime after this) watch the opening ceremony video for details about the day.
2.Choose which activities (as many as you want) you will have a go at. They can be done at any point on Tuesday 07 July. Click here for details of each activity. Instructions will also be available on the introductory video.
3. You can record your scores on this record sheet.
4.Submit your results using this link (live from 10am on 07 July until 12pm on 08 July). We will be competing against other schools across the county so all the results will count.
We would love to see the virtual sports day in action so please share any photos of your children taking part and good luck to everyone!

Week 13: 06 July 2020: Home learning

Posted on Sunday 05 July 2020 by Mr Wain

Happy Monday, Y6!
Two weeks left! Can you believe it? You’re nearly there – keep up the awesome work.
I’m still waiting for a few submissions for the “something” that I’m making for you so keep your eyes peeled for it later in the week. If you haven’t sent in your memory, please do so ASAP!
Maths – LO: arithmetic
Click here to download today’s task. Normally it’s a thirty minute time limit but if you want to take longer or even work with someone else on video chat, that’s fine.
When you’re done, and only then, scroll down to mark your answers.
Let me know how you get on!

Reading – LO: Love of Reading

Today’s task, by popular demand, is a Love of Reading session.

I would absolutely love to hear what you are reading at the moment and your opinion, too! Currently, I’m re-reading all of the Harry Potter books! I’m on Goblet of Fire at the moment!

Enjoy!

Design and technology – LO: interactive design
Today’s task looks at design and the importance of testing using this website.
You need to complete activities one and two and make sure you send us a photo of your learning!
Get creative and have fun!

Week 12: 03 July 2020: Home learning

Posted on Thursday 02 July 2020 by Miss Wilson

THE DEADLINE IS TODAY! Message your class mates and ask them if they’ve done theirs!

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:

jenwilson@spherefederation.org

Maths – LO: mean average

You know the drill – click here.

Click here for task one and here for task two.

Challenges

One

Two

Reading – LO: retrieval
 
We’re carrying on with our Harry Potter – The Prisoner of Azkaban learning today with another fact finding retrieval lesson. Read this text and answer the questions that follow!
Retrieval tips:
  • look for keywords in the question
  • find the right page/section
  • read around the information
  • write down your answer
  • check it makes sense

Science – LO: How do we produce energy?

Use this video to learn about non-renewable and renewable energy and consider the pros and cons of fossil fuels. You will need a piece of paper, a pencil and your brain – get ready to pause the video and complete the tasks within it.

After you’ve watched the video, you need to persuade me whether or not to use fossil fuels, using the advantages and disadvantages you’ve just learnt. You could:

  • make a poster
  • write a speech
  • create a presentation
  • write a poem/song

As always, send in your learning from home!

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:

jenwilson@spherefederation.org

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:

jenwilson@spherefederation.org

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:

jenwilson@spherefederation.org

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.