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Date Set: Friday 21st January 2022

Date Due: Friday 22nd January 2022

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Percentages

 

We have nearly covered all skills needed to answer a percentage question. As such, please find attached a consolidation booklet to work through.

 

 

Up to 35 mins

 

 

 

 

 

This will really help embed the understanding

Consolidation

Subordinating conjunctions.

 

This is an area which as a class we need to work on. Attached are a series of questions and tasks.

Up to 30 mins

This is a key area of grammar.

Preparation

Geography

 

Take the time to look at Google Earth. Can you find examples of meanders and oxbow lakes in either the Amazon or closer to home?

 

Can you research how a waterfall is formed and draw and annotate a diagram.

 

Up to 25 mins

This links with our geography topic

Date Set: Friday 14th January 2022

Date Due: Friday 21st January 2022

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Percentages

 

Please find attached some questions to test your understanding of percentages so far.

 

 

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

This assessment will test you on what we have learnt so far.

Preparation

Percentage of an Amount

 

Please watch this video on Classroom Secrets Kids and complete the questions.

Consolidation

Passive Voice

 

Please watch this video on apostrophes for contraction and complete the questions below.

 

Finally, watch the video on apostrophes for possession and again, answer the questions.

 

Up to 10 mins

We have been honing our grammar skills this week.

Preparation

What is an imperative verb?

 

Can you write 5 examples following our recent lesson.

Up to 10 mins

Preparation

Art

 

Can you research 5 interesting facts about Andy Warhol and what you like, or don’t like, about his art.

 

 

Up to 30 mins

This links with our art topic

Date Set: Friday 7th January 2022

Date Due: Friday 14th January 2022

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Decimals

 

Attached here you will find six word problems to test your understanding of dividing decimals. Remember – using a bar model always helps!

Up to 30 mins

This week we have been working on understanding decimals.

Preparation

Decimals to fractions

 

Please watch the Classroom Secrets Kids video here and complete the questions.

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

We will be covering converting fractions to decimals next. In maths

Consolidation

The Caravan

 

Please find attached a copy of The Caravan. Please take the time to read through it and ensure you understand the structure and grammatical features.

 

Up to 20 mins

We will be producing a shared write based on The Caravan next week.

Preparation

Grammar

 

Please find attached grammar questions focussing on what commands, questions and statement.

 

Up to 20 mins

This is an important skills we will be working on next week.

Preparation

History

 

Can you research 5 interesting facts about the Mayans to bring to school.

Up to 30 mins

We will be learning about the Mayans.

Date set: Friday 10th December

Date due: Friday 17th December

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Activity 1

Ho Ho Ho!

Santa has decided to give the reindeer a break this year. Design a new Santa mobile. Draw your new festive mode of transport, give it a name and add labels to explain its different parts.

Up to 30mins

 

 

 

 

 

Activity 2

Story Starter…

Write a story using this sentence starter…

It was the night before Christmas, I was about to set out my reindeer treats and cookies for Santa when all of a sudden the lights went out…

What writing skills can you include in your story?

 

Up to 20mins

Activity 3

  • Creative Cards
  • Create a 3D pop up Christmas card for a friend or someone in your family.

https://www.redtedart.com/diy-christmas-pop-up-card/

This link has some great ideas for you to explore!

Up to 30mins

Activity 4

Festive Wordsearch

Can you create a festive wordsearch or crossword linked to key words we think of at Christmas.

You may choose a specific theme, such as Christmas dinner or you may just use everything in one huge puzzle!

I look forward to having a go at them!

Up to 20mins

Date Set: Friday 3rd December 2021

Date Due: Friday 10th September 2021

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Arithmetic

 

On Friday, I will hand out an arithmetic assessment. This is designed to ask you questions on the material taught so far. Try your best and discuss it with an adult or sibling if needed.

 

The mark scheme will be posted here.

 

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

This assessment will test you on what we have learnt so far.

Preparation

Consolidation

Passive Voice

 

Please change the sentences below from active to passive.

 

Hint – the word ‘by’ sometimes helps

 

The Year 6 children run a tuck shop.

 

Your cat took the last biscuit.

 

Mr Hart arranged the theatre trip.

 

The tiger gnawed the bone.

Up to 10 mins

We have been honing our grammar skills this week.

Preparation

Relative Clauses

 

Insert the relative clause

 

His brother,____________________, was learning to play cricket.

 

The mountain,___________________, had snow on top of it.

 

Underline the relative clause

 

The old house that is next to our school is for sale.

 

We visited the funfair that came to town.

 

Up to 10 mins

Preparation

Science

 

Can you research the life of Jane Goodall?

 

Why is she famous?

What did she achieve?

What can we learn from here?

 

Please produce a colourful poster with key facts.

 

Up to 30 mins

This links with our science topic.

Date Set: Friday 26th November

Date Due Friday 3rd December

 

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Co-ordinates

 

Practicing our co-ordinates is important. Please have another go at the battleship game with a member of your family. A template is saved here.

 

Up to 30 mins

This game really improves your understanding.

His game

Finding the whole

 

Please find attached three devilishly difficult questions to test your understanding – if you need a recap, please find attached a useful video here.

 

 

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

Please use bar models – they’ll really help.

Consolidation

Formality

 

Following our lessons this week, please answer the 3 questions on formality.

 

Up to 20 mins

This subject is always tested in SATS.

Preparation

Spelling

Check the meaning of this week’s spellings.

 

applicable tolerable operable considerable dependable comfortable reasonable perishable breakable fashionable

Up to 20 mins

Our Spelling Test will be on a Friday this half term.

Preparation

Christmas Tree Decoration

 

Can you make your own decoration for the Christmas tree that is going up in the school hall?

 

Bring your decoration into school on Wednesday 1st December in order to decorate the tree.

 

Up to 30 mins

It’s nearly December!

Date Set: 19th November 2021

Date Due: 26th November 2021

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Times Table Rockstars

Log onto Timestables Rockstars.

Spend some time practising your times tables using garage, jamming and arena.

 

Once you have practised, have a go at Soundcheck. Make a note of your score out of 25 in your home learning book. If you have time, repeat Soundcheck multiple time during the week to see if you can improve your score.

 

Up to 30 mins

 

 

 

 

 

You need your timestables to be quick for working out common denominators

Practise your Fractions

Please find attached here some questions to test your understanding of fractions of an amount.

 

30 mins

 

 

Please complete in your Home Learning Book.

Consolidation

Grammar

Please find attached some grammar questions to get your teeth in to.

10 mins

This is great preparation for the grammar assessment in December

Semi-Colons

Can you log on to Classroom Secrets Kids and have a go at this matching activity?

 

Please write down your answers in your book.

Up to 15 mins

 

Understanding how to use semi colons is crucial in Year 6.

Preparation

P.E

 

Can you please research the key rules of tag rugby and create a poster to teach someone how to play? Please make it as colourful as possible!

 

 

30 mins

We will be playing tag rugby in school this term.

Date Set: Friday 12th November 2021

Date Due: Friday 19th November 2021

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

During the past week we have learnt how to subtract fractions. In order to consolidate this learning please complete the worksheet saved in maths resources. Remember to use your knowledge of multiples!

 

If you are unsure, please look at the CSK slides.

Up to 30 mins

We covered this last week.

Preparation

Fraction of an Amount

 

Next week, we will be embarking on a mission to understand fractions of an amount. To help, please watch this CSK video and complete this activity.

 

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

This will be a main objective next week.

Consolidation

Direct Speech

 

Watch 2 minutes of your favourite TV show.

 

Can you create some direct speech from the conversations you have listened to? 

 

Example

 

“Come here Simon!” shouted Tom as he ran across the pitch.

 

“What have I done now?” moaned Simon.

 

Up to 20 mins

We have been working on year 4 and year 5 grammar to help us with our guided write.

Preparation

Anti-Bullying Week

 

Can you complete 4 acts of kindness this week? Have a look at the Acts of Kindness Table I have put up for ideas.

 

Has anyone acted kindly towards you?

Can you think of 5 occasions when someone has acted kindly towards you? Choose an emotion to describe how it made you feel.

 

Up to 30 mins

Next week is Anti-Bullying week. We will take part in assemblies and activities during the week linked to Anti-bullying’s theme One Kind Word.

Date Set: Friday 5th November

Date Due: Friday 12th November

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Classroom Secrets Kids

 

Please log on and watch the video concerning how to multiply fractions by integers.

 

Follow this up by attempting the tricky interactive activity.

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

This will help cement the knowledge.

Classroom Secrets Kids

 

Next week, we will be learning how to divide fractions. As such, it would be a good idea to get a head start.

 

Please watch the tutorial here.

30 mins

 

 

This will help you next week in maths.

Consolidation

Conjunctions

 

Please watch the bitesize videos on subordinating conjunctions and co-ordinating conjunction. Please complete the quiz below the video and let me know how you get on.

20 mins

We have worked on subordinating conjunctions during our most recent guided write.

Spelling

 

Hyphenated Compound Adjectives

 

man-eating

little-used

rock-bottom

wide-eyed

pig-headed

tight-fisted

cold-fisted

stone-faced

green-eyed

short-tempered

 

 

 

Up to 30 mins

Spelling Test next week.

Preparation

Art

 

Have a debate with someone at home regarding Banksy, and whether he is a criminal or a genius.

 

 

30 mins

Banksy is a focus of our art.

Friday 22nd October 2021

Half Term Whole School Challenge!

 

As part of our topic launch for autumn 2, you are challenged to conduct a science experiment at home, or to take a photograph of something science related.

Please send either a video (up to 3 minutes long) or photograph(s) to your class teacher.

Please make sure you send your videos and photographs via your school email address by 9am on Monday 1st November.

We can’t wait to see all your amazing efforts!

Date Set: Friday 15th October

Date Due: Friday 22nd October

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Ordering fractions with different denominators.

 

Please see Maths Resources page

 

 

 

Up to 30 mins

This week, we have been focussing on ordering fractions. Have a go at these.

Preparation

Adding and subtracting fractions

 

Please see Maths Resources page

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

Can you remember how to add and subtract fractions? Remember, it’s easier when the denominators are the same.  

Consolidation

Can you write seven sentences using the co-ordinating conjunctions below?

 

and

nor

but

or

yet

so

Up to 20 mins

We have been working on year 4 and year 5 grammar to help us with our guided write.

Preparation

Re-watch the grammar video here and answer the online quiz below.

 

 

Up to 20 mins

Can you use the grammatical features correctly.

Preparation

Art

 

Research a water colour artist. What do you like about their art? Be prepared for a class discussion next week.

 

Up to 30 mins

In art we will be creating our own water colours.

Date Set: Friday 8th October 2021

Date Due: Friday 15th October 2021

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Order of Operations

 

Using your understanding of BIDMAS, please complete the challenges set out here.

 

Up to 30 mins

See if you can solve these tricky questions.

Preparation

Please prepare for next week by find thing the equivalent fractions from the challenges saved her.

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

We will be covering fractions next week in maths

Consolidation

Model Text

 

Next week we will be innovating the model text to writing our own persuasive letter. Can you think of 2 different ideas and propose at least 3 positive reasons for both suggestions?

 

Up to 20 mins

We will starting our guided write next week

Preparation

Spelling

 

Turning –ant Adjectives into –ancy/-ance Nouns

observant

observance

expectant

expectancy

hesitant

hesitancy

tolerant

tolerance

relevant

relevance

 

Up to 20 mins

Our Spelling Test will be on a Friday this half term.

Preparation

Science

 

Next week, we will be devising our own experiments to test how quickly we recover from exercise. Can you think of how we might test this in school?

 

Think about making it as fair a test as possible and which variables you would intend to keep constant.

 

Up to 30 mins

We will be conducting an experiment next week.

Date set: Friday 1st October

Date due: Friday 8th October

 

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

 

BIDMAS

 

5 + (10 – 3) x 5

 

(32 – 12) ÷ 2 + 8

 

27 ÷ (3 + 6)

 

(170 – 50) ÷ 10

 

16 + (4 + 7) x 3

 

(72 – 8) ÷ 8

 

54 ÷ 6 + 3 x 12

 

12 ÷ 2 + 4 x 3

 

33 ÷ (4 + 7)

 

 

Up to 30 mins

Next week we will be continuing to discuss BIDMAS.

Preparation

Compare and order numbers to a Million

 

Simplify the following fractions to their simplest form:

 

30/40

 

21/35

 

12/18

 

24/40

 

14/42

 

9/36

 

24/84

 

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

Fractions will also be discussed next week.

Consolidation

Adjectives

 

Fit the following adjectives into your own sentences.

 

  • nasty
  • adorable
  • strange.

Up to 20 mins

Please recap your understanding of adjectives.

Preparation

Conjunctions

 

Write four sentences using the conjunctions below.

 

Even though

Because

As soon as

So

 

Up to 20 mins

Will be spending a GPV lesson on conjunctions next week.

Preparation

History

 

Next week we will be discussing the British Empire in relation to the Industrial Revolution. Please research:

 

  • what an empire is; and
  • how big the British Empire grew between 1750 and 1900.

 

Up to 30 mins

This is our half termly topic.

Date set: Friday 24th September

Date due: Friday 1st October

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Maths

Division using factors

 

  1. 288 ÷ 18 =
  2. 540 ÷ 15 =
  3. 756 ÷ 12 =
  4. 7476 ÷ 21 =

Common Factors

 

What are the common factors of 27 and 36?

Up to 20 mins

This week we have been concentrating on dividing numbers by factors

Preparation

Squared and cubed numbers

 

Write the following as a number sentence and then solve them:

 

7 squared + 45 =

10 squared + 21 =

4 cubed – 17 =

6 cubed x 3 =

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

Next week we will recap our knowledge of squared and cubed numbers.

Consolidation

Apostrophes

 

Now we are going to practise using the apostrophe for possession. Think about who owns what in this sentence. Be careful, some words are plurals and do not need an apostrophe.

 

1) Peters shoes were filthy dirty after the walk through the forest.

2) The policemans jacket was bright yellow.

3) The telephones ring echoed in the empty hallway.

4) The Primer Ministers car was hit by an egg.

5) Mr Nelsons bag was full of all sorts of useful things.

6) The wardrobes doors were clinging on to the hinges.

7) The dentists office was full of people with toothache.

8) West Hams captain scored the winning goal.

9) The childrens school dinners were delicious.

10) Hundreds of people packed in to the hall to hear the Mayors speech.

 

Up to 20 mins

This is a key grammar skill to practice.

Preparation

Spelling

Check the meaning of this week’s spellings.

Then, if you have time choose one of our spelling stars’ activities to help you practise your spellings ready for our test on Friday (1st October).

 

Turning –ant Adjectives into –ancy/ance Nouns

 

hesitancy

tolerant

tolerance

relevant

relevance

observant

observance

expectant

expectancy

hesitant

 

Up to 20 mins

Our Spelling Test will be on a Friday this half term.

Preparation

Science

 

Can you research how water and nutrients are transported around the human body?

 

Up to 30 mins

In Science, we are looking at how the human body works.

Date set: Friday 17th September

Date due: Friday 24th September

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Place Value

 

Can you write down the value of each digit that is underlined?

3,456,293

7,341,942

845,992

 

Can you round these numbers to the nearest 100,000?

742,612

3,521,532

9,893,100

 

Can you write these numbers in words?

3,620,010

8,040,001

2,293,258

 

Can you calculate the answers to these questions?

6567,892 + 2120,478 =

734,673 – 284,492 =

445,392 + 289,701 =

870,302 – 215,200 =

 

Up to 30 mins

This week we have been working on Place Value.

Preparation

Short Division

 

847 divided by 7

957 divided by 5

 

Up to 20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

We will be covering short division next.  

Consolidation

Semi-Colons

 

Re-write the sentences below using semi-colons

 

1) Tom reads novels his friends read comics.

 

2) Our goal was to run eight miles we only ran four miles.

 

3) Call me tomorrow I will give you my answer then.

 

4) English was Anna’s hardest subject additionally, she struggled with science.

Up to 20 mins

This is a great skill to practice

Preparation

Spelling

 

advice 

advise

device

devise

licence

license

practice

practise

prophecy

prophesy

 

 

Up to 20 mins

Our Spelling Test will be on a Friday this half term.

Preparation

History

 

What would life have been like for a 10-year-old growing up in the industrial revolution? Research and create a diary of their ‘normal’ day.

Up to 30 mins

In History, we are discovering the industrial revolution

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