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Date Set: 1/4/21

Date Due: 19/4/21

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

READING

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Log in to CS Kids and complete the following consolidation challenges:

 

Are there are questions that you struggle with? Prepare to share these with me or Mr Selfridge on Microsoft Teams, or in school next week. Well done to all children who shared their difficulties with the last set of questions!

10 mins

Based on our recent assessments, this is an area we all will benefit from focusing on.

Consolidation

Have a go at applying your skills to one of the following:

  • A warning tale
  • A finding tale
  • A persuasion text
  • An explanation text

 

Some helpful toolkits have been added to the resource folder. Feel free to combine aspects if you feel it is appropriate!

30 mins

These four texts are types of text we have covered in English.

Preparation

Reading Planet

 

Log in to

https://my.risingstars-uk.com/

When you log-in, please click on ‘My Books’ to see the books assigned to you.

You can record your reading in your Pupil Planner as normal!

30 mins- 1 hour

This will provide you with a selection of e-books to enjoy through the holidays.

Date Set: 26/3/21

Date Due: 2/4/21

 

 

                        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

Log in to CS Kids and complete the following consolidation challenges:

 

Are there are questions that you struggle with? Prepare to share these with me or Mr Selfridge on Microsoft Teams, or in school next week. Well done to all children who shared their difficulties with the last set of questions!

10 mins

We explored ratio and proportion during remote learning.

Consolidation

Read through the explanation writing toolkit that we generated together last week.

 

Pick one of the following explanation text topics to write about:

  • The water cycle
  • A sibling-pleaser machine
  • An invention of your choice

 

Write a short explanation text, following the underlying pattern from our boxing up grid. Apply as many aspects as you can from our explanation text toolkit!

 

20 mins

A chance for you to apply your skills in explanation writing!

Preparation

Y6 Leavers' Celebrations! (Pupil Questionnaire)

 

Fill in the online form below, including as much detail as possible, following on from the discussion we had today.

 

https://tinyurl.com/hwzrrcnr

 

20 mins

The more detail you include, the more nostalgic your end celebration will be!

Date Set: 19/3/21

Date Due: 26/3/21

 

 

                        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

Log in to CS Kids and complete the following consolidation challenges:

 

Are there are questions that you struggle with? Prepare to share these with me or Mr Selfridge on Microsoft Teams, or in school next week. Well done to all children who shared their difficulties with the last set of questions!

10 mins

We explored algebra as our first remote learning topic in 2021.

Consolidation

Read through the example explanation text: Snoozatron. We completed a language task in class earlier this week using this text.

 

Can you spot features of our explanation text toolkit? Which features were missing?

 

The toolkit has been shared in the resource folder.

 

15 mins

We will be evaluating our first drafts at the end of next week.

Preparation

Science

Our science topic this half term is on Evolution and Inheritance. In the first few lessons, we have explored inheritance, variation and adaptation.

 

Spend 5-10 minutes researching the ‘Theory of Evolution’ online.

 

What questions can you gather to bring to our lesson next week?

Art

Our art topic this term is printing and Digital media.

Open 'Creating a Dot Screen Halftone image' in Teams and follow the instructions to create your own image.
Save your image in the art folder on Teams.

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 mins

For a headstart on our next lesson!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To create an image to use in the next phase of our art work.

 

 

 

 

Date Set: 11/12/20

Date Due: 18/12/20

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

MATHS

Complete the tutorials and challenges set for you on CS Kids, linked with our maths work on decimals. Mr Selfridge and I will be checking for participation on Monday 4th Jan…make sure you use this week and the holidays to catch up on any missed work!

 

I have also attached a ‘Holidays Consolidation Project’ to the resources folder for those that wish to test their understanding of our work so far on decimals. 15 points on the chart to anybody who chooses to complete this.


Are there are questions that you struggle with? Prepare to share these with me on Microsoft Teams, or in school next week. Well done to all children who shared their difficulties with the last set of questions!

Variable

We explored decimal numbers in school before half term.

WRITING

Can you have a go at writing a short discussion text about a topic of your choice? Remember to follow the underlying pattern and draw upon the discussion toolkit.

 

The boxing up template and the toolkit can be found on the Year 6 section of the remote learning page:

 

 

15 mins

For a headstart on our next topic!

Date Set: 4.12.20

Date Due: 11.12.20

 

 

                      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

Complete the tutorials and challenges set for you on CS Kids, linked with our maths work on decimals, and multiplying/ dividing by 10, 100 and 1000.


Are there are questions that you struggle with? Prepare to share these with me on Microsoft Teams, or in school next week. Well done to all children who shared their difficulties with the last set of questions!

10-15 mins

We explored decimal numbers in school before half term.

Preparation

Take a sneak peak at our model text for next week. Prepare a story map for this and begin to retell it, ready for our English lessons next week!

 

The model text, ‘Is Honesty The Best Policy?’ can be found in the Writing Resources folder.

 

15 mins

For a headstart on our next topic!

Date Set: 22/11/20

Date Due: 27/11/20

 

 

                      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

Complete the consolidation questions linked with our work so far on fractions.


Are there are questions that you struggle with? Prepare to share these with me on Microsoft Teams, or in school next week. Well done to all children who shared their difficulties with the last set of questions!

10-15 mins

We explored adding and subtracting fractions in school before half term.

Consolidation

Explore the extract from ‘Mokee Joe is Coming’ for examples of our suspense writing toolkit.

 

I have uploaded it to the ‘English resources’ folder.

 

If you come across any specific words or phrases that you like, jot them down and you can transfer them to your magpie book next week!

 

10 mins

For even more words and phrases to help us write with suspense.

Date set: 13.11.20

Date due: 20.11.20

 

 

                      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

Complete the consolidation questions linked with our work a few weeks ago on adding and subtracting fractions.


Are there are questions that you struggle with? Prepare to share these with me on Microsoft Teams, or in school next week.

10-15 mins

We explored adding and subtracting fractions in school before half term.

Consolidation

Explore your own reading book for examples of our ‘suspense writing’ toolkit.

 

I have uploaded our most recent toolkit to the ‘English resources’ folder.

 

If you come across any specific words or phrases that you like, jot them down and you can transfer them to your magpie book next week!

 

10 mins

Seeing the toolkit in action will help you to become a master at applying it in your own writing.

Preparation

Science

Recap on the definitions of sexual and asexual reproduction.

 

Do plants reproduce sexually, asexually or both?

 

5 mins

We are doing the second part of this lesson on Monday. It will be really helpful to come prepared with these definitions!

 

Half Term Home Learning:

 

To keep things ticking over the half term holidays, I have equipped CS Kids with lots of consolidation tasks and fun activities for maths, grammar and reading.

 

Explore them as and when you get a chance: remember, your login details are in your Planner.

 

Why not write up some revision notes in your Home Learning book?

 

Get plenty of rest everybody, and stay safe.

 

Take care,

 

Mr Roycroft, Mr Selfridge and Miss K Goodison

 

Date set: 16/10/20

Date due: 23/10/20

 

 

                      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

Log onto CS Kids.

 

Watch the video tutorial for a recap on how to compare and order fractions.

 

Complete the short challenge activity on CS Kids.

15 mins

We have just finished a series of lessons on comparing and ordering fractions.

Consolidation

Write a persuasive paragraph in no more than 150 words based on the statement below:

 

You should come to Barwick Primary!

 

Aim to include as many aspects of your toolkit as possible. I have uploaded this for you in the English resources folder as a reminder!

 

 

15 mins

This will help to consolidate some of the work we have covered so far in our persuasion unit.

Preparation

Continue to explore different possible discussions to persuade the reader about when it comes to your independent application stage next week.

5 mins

You might come up with a brilliant idea that inspires your writing next week.

Consolidation

Science (optional)

 

Download and explore the app below on a phone or smart device, to consolidate some of other work done in Science with Mr Selfridge!

 

https://tinyurl.com/hw6g6hf

 

 Non-app version:

 

https://tinyurl.com/yxq89ngm

 

15 mins

 

Date set: 9/10/20

Date due: 16/10/20

 

 

                      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

As discussed in class today, your maths task this week is to explore the trial tasks on CS Kids.

 

I have assigned some trial tutorials and games linked to other subjects as well.

 

As long as it takes to get to grips with the platform!

This platform will be regularly used by the school as part of home learning.

Consolidation

Write a short descriptive passage that includes at least one of these toolkit techniques:

  • Show don’t tell
  • Creating a spooky mood
  • Short, snappy sentences to pick up the pace and build suspense

How about including these as an extra challenge? You might have already planned to use these grammar and punctuation tools:

  • Relative clause
  • Dashes for parenthesis
  • Semi-colon

 

10 mins

This will help to consolidate some of the work we have covered so far in our fiction unit.

Preparation

Have a look at our new short text: Don’t Go Out After Dark.

 

You will be retelling this next week. Why not have think about some actions you might use? Can you begin to think about the type of text we might be working on?

 

5-10 mins

Our new text was launched today, and we will be starting the ‘Imitation’ phase on Monday. This will give you a headstart!

Preparation

Art

 

Explore other artwork by L.S. Lowry, ready to feed back to Mr Selfridge in your next art lesson.

10 mins

This will help you to get a wider understanding of the techniques and themes applied throughout Lowry’s work.

Date Set: 2/10/20                       

Date Due: 9/10/20

 

 

                        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

Take a look at the ‘rapid reasoning’ questions in the Maths folder on our Class page.

How many of these problems can you solve in 15 minutes?

 

15 mins

Many of these consolidation questions tie in with our recent work on place value and the four operations.

Preparation

Refresh your understanding of fractions by watching this short video:

https://tinyurl.com/y9plsrag

Challenge: show me what else you know about fractions in your Home Learning book!

 

3 mins

 

(+ optional challenge)

 

 

 

Next week, we will be embarking on a fractions unit in maths.

Consolidation

What if? Story retelling.

Choose a significant moment in our class text: Alien Landing.

List some ‘what if’ scenarios to explore ways in which the story could have taken a different turn, e.g. “What if Tom and Jez had taken a picture of the spaceship on their phones?”

If you wish, you could do this task about your own story plan that you completed this week.

 

10 mins

This may inspire you to take your story down different avenues, or incorporate clever twists and turns like we have discussed in class.

Preparation

Next week will be our ‘hot write’! Prepare yourself for this by choosing a range of fronted adverbials you wish to include in your story.

If you’re stuck for ideas, try adapting some from the ‘Fronted Adverbials’ resource in the Writing folder on our Class Page.

 

5-10 mins

This will give you some useful sentence openers to magpie for your independent write next week.

Preparation

Research task:

Why was George Stephenson known as the ‘Father of Railways’?

Be prepared to share your research in class next week!

10 mins

Our next lesson in the Industrial Revolution unit will look at the impact of new forms of power, and the further impacts these innovations had on transport, including the railways.

Date Set: 25/9/20         

Date Due: 2/10/20

 

 

                        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

Take a look on the Maths Resource area in the Home Learning section of our Class Page. Choose TWO of the red star homework extension

questions on addition and subtraction to complete. Challenge yourself with the blue or gold star activities if you feel confident enough!

 

10 - 15 mins

This week, we have been exploring reasoning and problem solving questions for the four operations.

Preparation

Refresh your understanding of division by watching this two minute video:

 

https://tinyurl.com/qag432t

 

2 mins

Next week, we will be using the short and long methods for division. It will help to recap on what division is all about!

Consolidation

Writing Toolkit

 

See if you can memorise the writing toolkit for mystery writing that we generated as a class.

You can find it on the Writing Resources area of our Class Page.

 

5 mins

We will be planning and writing our mystery stories this week! Knowing the toolkit will help you to succeed.

Preparation

Marvellous Magpies

 

Whilst home reading this week, try to magpie words and phrases to include in your mystery story.

 

‘as and when’

The best writers pinch their ideas from somewhere! You can too.

Preparation

History: Innovative Agriculture

 

Research what agricultural machinery looked like before the mid 1700s. Can you jot down some notes in your Home Learning book?

10 mins

Next week, we will be looking at how agriculture evolved as part of the Industrial Revolution.

 

Date Set: 18/9/20

Date Due: 25/9/20

 

 

                        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

Visit this link:

https://tinyurl.com/yxkadnpd

Play the ‘rounding to nearest million’ Pacman game

 

10 mins

This week, we have been rounding to various degrees of accuracy, up to one million.

Preparation

Refresh your understanding of negative numbers.

Draw a number line and use it to count backwards beyond zero.

Can you count in different intervals, e.g. 6, 9 or 25?

 

5-10 mins

Next week, we will be reasoning and problem solving with negative numbers. It will help to refresh your memory on what they are!

Consolidation

Performance: Alien Landing

 

Can you retell the story of Alien Landing using our class actions?

 

Perform it to a friend or family member.

 

5 mins

We are learning to become confident storytellers, and when it comes to the innovation stage of Talk For Writing, we will need to remember the story in as much detail as possible!

Preparation

Recap on some of the devices writers use to build SUSPENSE in their writing.

If you can’t remember anything, try researching!

 

5 mins

Next week, we will begin the ‘boxing up’ stage of our mystery writing.

Preparation

History: Industrial Revolution

Refresh your memory on the six factors that were responsible for the Industrial Revolution. Can you list them in your book? Be prepared to recite them in class!

5 mins

Next week, we will be delving into one of the six factors in more detail.

 

Can you predict which one?

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