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Class 6

Welcome to Year 6!

Teacher: Mr Cullen

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Rose

Welcome back, everyone! Hopefully you've had a good week off and are ready for our next few weeks of learning as we go in to a new half term.

Please continue to check your Gmail and your tasks on Google Classroom every day. We will continue to have daily Zoom calls throughout the next period of Home Learning.

 

Our learning timetable is below. Items in blue contain a hyperlink so if you click on them, they should take you to where you need to go. You will need to be logged in on your school Google account for some of them to work. Please let me know if any links don't work or if you need any help with anything else.

Items in red are pdf files that you can find underneath this timetable.

 

If you need previous weeks' learning, I have put the old timetables in a Word Doc below the current week's work - please scroll down to find them.

 

 

English

Maths

Other

Mon 22/2

Read for pleasure for at least half an hour. Remember you can borrow an ebook for free from Cumbria Library or read The Week Junior.

 

Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation:

 

Investigating French and Greek etymology

Watch the video lesson and follow the steps, pausing to write down the words as instructed.

 

Exploration and Adventure

Please see the English task in our classroom.

 

 

Mini Maths week 38 - Equivalent FDP

 

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

This week, we will continue to focus on the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages.

 

Order FDP

Watch the video, pausing to try each task.

 

Then do the Order FDP worksheet. Use your Red CGP book to help you if you are stuck.

When you have completed the work, mark it using the ANSWERS pdf.

 

TTRockstars

Class Zoom Meeting: 9.30am

 

 

Music: Metre (1)

Learning to understand the difference between three and four time

 

In this lesson, you will warm-up by moving to the pulse, and identifying different beats of the bar. Following that, you will learn two songs which can be performed with a cup pattern as an accompaniment. Finally, you will understand simple musical notation and compose your own three-beat pattern.

 

 

Watch Newsround

 

Daily Mile or other exercise for at least half an hour

Tue 23/2

 

Read for pleasure for at least half an hour. Remember you can borrow an ebook for free from Cumbria Library or read The Week Junior.

 

Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation:

 

Words using French letter strings - Look, cover, write, check

Click on the following three links to practise:

/sh/ spelt ch

-gue and -que (1)

-gue and -que (2)

 

Recap: Using direct speech

Please go through the Punctuating Direct Speech PowerPoint in our classroom.

 

Punctuation: mixed practice

Complete pages 42, 43, 44 in your CGP Punctuation book.

 

Reading comprehension:

Everest - a dangerous place

Please read the text and answer the comprehension questions.

Mini Maths week 38 - Equivalent FDP

 

Percentage of an amount (1)

Watch the video, pausing to try each task.

 

Then do the Percentage of an amount (1) worksheet. Use your Red CGP book to help.

 

When you have completed the work, mark it using the ANSWERS pdf.

 

 

TTRockstars

 

 

Class Zoom Meeting: 10.00am

 

Geography: Mountains (1)

(Mrs Mountford)

Please see the Geography task in our classroom.

 

 

Watch Newsround

 

Daily Mile or other exercise for at least half an hour

Wed 24/2

Read for pleasure for at least half an hour. Remember you can borrow an ebook for free from Cumbria Library or read The Week Junior.

 

Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation:

 

Words using Greek letter strings - Look, cover, write, check

Click on the following three links to practise:

/k/ spelt ch

/s/ spelt sc

/f/ spelt ph

 

Exploration and Adventure

Please see the English task in our classroom.

Mini Maths week 38 - Equivalent FDP

 

 

Percentage of an amount (2)

Watch the video, pausing to try each task.

 

Then do the Percentage of an amount (2) worksheet. Use your Red CGP book to help.

When you have completed the work, mark it using the ANSWERS pdf.

 

 

TTRockstars

 

 

Class Zoom Bingo Meeting: 9.30am

 

History of Science (1)

In this lesson, we will learn about the scientific process that leads to new scientific ideas being accepted. We will learn about a few examples where scientific ideas were not very easily accepted and we will learn about how the accumulation of knowledge over time has led to some amazing scientific advances.

 

 

Watch Newsround

 

Daily Mile or other exercise for at least half an hour

Thu 25/2

Read for pleasure for at least half an hour. Remember you can borrow an ebook for free from Cumbria Library or read The Week Junior.

 

Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation:

 

Using French and Greek etymology in spelling

Watch the video lesson and follow the steps, pausing to write down the words as instructed. There is a test at the end of the lesson.

 

Punctuation: Proofreading

Please complete pages 45 and 46 in your CGP Punctuation book.

 

Reading comprehension:

Hillary - Conquest of Everest

Please read the text and answer the comprehension questions.

Mini Maths week 38 - Equivalent FDP

 

 

Percentages - missing values

Watch the video, pausing to try each task.

 

Then do the Percentages - missing values worksheet. Use your Red CGP book to help.

When you have completed the work, mark it using the ANSWERS pdf.

 

 

TTRockstars

 

Class Zoom Meeting: 10.00am

 

 

Computing: Scratch coding

Go to Scratch and login to our Scratch classroom.

Do the Moving a Sprite activity that we looked at together in today's Zoom meeting.

 

 

Watch Newsround

 

Daily Mile or other exercise for at least half an hour.

Fri 26/2

 

Read for pleasure for at least half an hour. Remember you can borrow an ebook for free from Cumbria Library or read The Week Junior.

 

Punctuation: Mixed practice and proofreading

Please look at the answers in our classroom and carefully check and correct your work from earlier this week.

 

Exploration and Adventure

Please see the English task in our classroom.

 

Mini Maths week 38 - Equivalent FDP

 

FDP Revision and assessment

Please complete the Percentages Assessment worksheet. Use your Red CGP book to help.

When you have completed the work, mark it using the ANSWERS pdf.

 

Then, login to Maths.co.uk to do the FDP test.

 

Class Zoom Guess Who?

Meeting: 10.00am

 

PSHRE: Mindfulness and Wellbeing (Mrs Mountford)

Please go to our classroom for this task.

 

 

 

Watch Newsround

 

Daily Mile or other exercise for at least half an hour

 

              

 

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Westmorland Dales Art Project

 

Please click here to view the completed film.

 

Westmorland Dales Art Day.mp4

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Helping At Home

 

Espresso

This excellent site has a range of games and activities which can help children to secure their understanding of any area of the curriculum. The maths and grammar, punctuation and spelling areas are particularly useful. To login enter student9716 and password kirkby .

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/home/keystage2/

 

BBC Bitesize

Easy to navigate, this site is particularly useful for providing step-by-step explanations of many of the tricky concepts and technical terms found in the maths and spelling, punctuation and grammar tests. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education

 

Nrich

Excellent maths website with problem-solving activities to challenge all abilities.

http://nrich.maths.org/primary

 

Topmarks 

A huge range of games and activities to help with all areas of the curriculum.

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=16&AgeGroup=3

 

Woodlands Literacy Zone

A great range of resources to help with spelling, punctuation and grammar. 

http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/index.htm

 

Maths is Fun

Lots of puzzles, logic problems and games to help your child's mental maths. 

http://www.mathsisfun.com/index.htm

 

GridClub

Interactive games across all curriculum areas.

https://gridclub.com/

Christmas Baking

Our Nine Standards Walk. Year 6 showed a lot of resilience and teamwork in some wet and cold conditions. Big thanks to Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue for supporting the event and thank you everyone for your generous donations!

Thank you for all the fantastic donations for Ankoma Primary School in Ghana! They are all packed, sealed and ready for shipping.

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