Year 6

Week Beginning 25.1.21

Well done for another FANTASTIC week Year 6. We had our highest amount of attendance last week which is fantastic to see. Looks like we’re all getting the hang of coming along to live lessons and getting involved by using the chat function to submit answers. We have another fantastic week ahead…
English and Maths:
In English, we are continuing our travel writing but this week we are going to be focusing on descriptive writing, looking at the perfect holiday and your own holiday nightmare.
In maths, we are going to be looking at dividing decimals, converting between fractions and decimals and some problem solving by applying what we have been learning. Sound easy? Don’t worry, we also have some maths challenges for you to have a go at!
Important information:
  • Live lessons will continue to run daily at 9:20am.
  • There will be live whole school assemblies on Monday and Thursday mornings at 9am. 
  • Your playtime (classmate catch up) is on Wednesdays at 2:30pm-2:45pm
  • Live Celebration assembly will be on a Friday at 1:30pm

Mr Slattery and Miss Martin

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Below are some resources you can use for optional extra activities if you so wish, but there is no requirement for these to be done and sent to us for feedback.

English reading activities

English reading activities should consist of reading an extract or short story and answering questions. Guidance here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4Y_67GMkP4

 

  1. busythings.co.uk

Your username and password are in the password pack you received from school.

 

  • A mountain of the world
  • A mountain range of the world
  • Comprehension quiz for ‘How to Train your Dragon’
  • Extract from Alex Rider Mission 1: Storm Breaker
  • Extract from ‘Arthur High King of Britain’
  • Extract from ‘The Wreck of the Zanzibar’
  • Extract from ‘Young, Gifted and Black”

 

  1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zs44jxs
  • What are facts and opinions?
  • What does an author do?
  • What is inference?

 

  1. https://www.everyschool.co.uk/english-key-stage-2-comprehension-2.html
  • All activities through this link

 

  1. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/reading
  • All activities through this link

 

SPaG – Spelling punctuation and grammar activities

  1. SPaG exam questions

 

  1. busythings.co.uk

Your username and password are in the password pack you received from school.

  • Apostrophes – Demo 1
  • Apostrophes – Demo 2
  • Homophone magic
  • Is it a noun?

 

  1. https://uk.ixl.com/ela/year-6
  • You should be able to sign up for free and get some free questions.

 

  1. Glossary of Grammar terminology

 

  1. Grammar and punctuation information– click to be taken to the document

 

6. Year 5/6 spelling list – Y5 and 6 spelling list

 

Maths

Remember, MyMaths tasks will be set each week as identified in the weekly web update.  Please ensure that you do the tasks set for the week.  Remember, you also have access to Timetables Rockstars, too.

Remember, the Maths exam is split into three; one arithmetic paper and two reasoning papers.  The arithmetic paper is more calculation based, whereas the reasoning focuses more on the application of these skills.

 

Arithmetic

https://myminimaths.co.uk/year-6-arithmetic-practice-paper-week-1/ – weekly arithmetic practise, very much in the style of the Year 6 tests.

 

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/486/Y6-Arithmetic-Practice – arithmetic practise; select how many questions you want to try.

 

Daily arithmetic can be downloaded here:  1-4 13-16 17-20 21-24 25-26 27-30 31-34 5-8 9-12.

 

Reasoning

https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/year-6-maths-reasoning-questions-answers-ks2-sats/ – List of the different style of reasoning/problem solving questions.

 

https://mathsmadeeasy.co.uk/ks2-revision/maths-made-easy-ks2-sats-practice-papers/ – access to a range of free papers in a very similar style to the tests.

 

https://www.3minutemaths.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Quicktestreasoningyear6.pdf – Reasoning quick tests

 

https://www.satspapersguide.co.uk/sats-information/free-sats-resources/free-maths-sats-resources/maths-reasoning/ – Downloadable reasoning style questions, along with a brilliant explanation of what reasoning actually is.

 

https://thirdspacelearning.com/resources/year-6-rapid-reasoning-weeks-1-6/ – excellent reasoning resource. You need to sign up for free, but then the download is also free.

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