Year 6

Week Beginning 18.1.21

As we reach the end of our first full week of live lessons, we just wanted to say how proud we are of your resilience and patience as we have been learning how to use all of our new systems. To following a lesson on shared screens, using the chat function and sending your work back to us. We are so proud of how hard you have worked this week and so happy to hear how you have all loved creating your own island resorts!
English and Maths:
In English, we are continuing our travel writing but focusing on some new text types, reviews and blogs.
In maths, we are looking at place value, with a focus on decimal places and multiplying and dividing by tens, hundreds and thousands.
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. 
  • 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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