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Mon 11th May - Fri 15th May

MONDAY 11TH MAY

MATHS ACTIVITY - MONDAY MADNESS!

Have a go at this PUZZLE for your Maths activity today called SAILING CLUB! Your challenge is to work out on which day the five boats will sail out from the harbour together again. The answers are on page two to have a look at when you've finished! Good luck!

LITERACY ACTIVITY

This week we are continuing to use the 'Talk For Writing' resource for our home learning. Please use the document and complete ACTIVITY SEVEN. This is grammar and sentence work.

NON CORE SUBJECT ACTIVITY

SCIENCE

https://www.thenational.academy/year-6/foundation/what-are-the-different-animal-kingdoms-year-6-wk3-3#slide-1

 Please use this link above and complete the online lesson all about the different animal kingdoms.

TUESDAY 12TH MAY

MATHS ACTIVITY

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Please complete Summer Term - Week 3 (w/c 4th May) Lesson 4 - mixed addition and subtraction. Watch the video and complete the activity. The activity is no longer on the website - please find it below. Use the answers to mark your work and see how well you did!

LITERACY ACTIVITY

Carry on with your 'Talk For Writing' work and complete ACTIVITY EIGHT. This will involve you doing a short piece of descriptive writing. We look forward to reading your writing! Look back at Monday to find the file.

NON CORE SUBJECT ACTIVITY

SCIENCE: Life Cycles

Research a mammal, an insect, an amphibian, a reptile and a bird.

Choose one and draw the life cycle of this animal and label the diagram accordingly. How does the life cycle of the chosen animal differ to a human life cycle?

Below is an example to help you:

Taken from www.twinkl.co.uk

WEDNESDAY 13TH MAY

MATHS ACTIVITY

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Please complete Summer Term - Week 4 (w/c 11th May) Lesson 1 - multiply fractions by integers. Watch the video and complete the activity. The activity is no longer on the website - please find it below. Use the answers to mark your work and see how well you did!

LITERACY ACTIVITY

Carry on with your 'Talk For Writing' work and complete ACTIVITY NINE. Today you will be planning a portal story which you will then write on Friday.

NON CORE SUBJECT ACTIVITY

ART: Animal Prints

Using a variety of media (this could be materials from around the house such as cloth, newspapers or magazines, felt etc)

Create animal prints for a mammal, an insect, an amphibian, a reptile and a bird of your choice.

If you want to, you can create a collage of the animal prints you have made!

 

 

THURSDAY 14TH MAY

MATHS ACTIVITY

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Please complete Summer Term - Week 4 (w/c 11th May) Lesson 2 - multiply fractions by fractions. Watch the video and complete the activity. The activity is no longer on the website - please find it below. Use the answers to mark your work and see how well you did!

LITERACY ACTIVITY

Today's focus is SPELLINGS. Please log on to Spelling Shed where we have uploaded some spelling for your to practice at home.  The pattern for this week is words ending in the 'shuhl' sound and we have also included the next set of words from the Y5&6 word list. You could ask someone at home to test you on these spellings. Let us know how get on!

NON CORE SUBJECT ACTIVITY

PSHE: Kindness Jar

WHEN WE FILL OTHERS UP, WE FILL OURSELVES TOO!

Create a kindness jar, you can make this out of anything that you have around the house and decorate it however you want to.

Each time you do something kind, write it down and add it to the jar.

How long will it take you to fill the jar?

FRIDAY 15TH MAY

MATHS ACTIVITY - FIGURE IT OUT FRIDAY!

PROBLEM SOLVING!

Please complete Summer Term - Week 2 (w/c 27th April) Lesson 3 - problem solving. Watch the video and complete the activity. The activity is no longer on the website - please find it below.

THE QUESTIONS ARE TRICKY - SEE IF YOU CAN GET SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY TO HELP YOU!

Use the answers to mark your work and see how well you did!

LITERACY ACTIVITY

Today is the final day on your 'Talk For Writing' work! Now you have all the tools to write your very own portal story! Please complete ACTIVITY TEN where you will be writing your story. We can't wait to read your work and publish some of the best ones on the website! 

NON CORE SUBJECT ACTIVITY

PE

Have a go at this 7 minute HIIT workout at home!All you need is some space and a stopwatch. Follow the pictures and do as many of each move as you can in 45 seconds and have a 15 second break in between. Perhaps your adult could take a picture of you exercising and sent it in to us!

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