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Online Learning for Year 6 for Friday 15th January 2021

Please complete activities/files set by Miss McAteer/ Mrs.Forden

Please remember:  Work will be uploaded by 9 am each day and needs to be completed by 4pm  so that your next tasks can be assigned.

You do not need to email work back to school, but please upload your completed tasks to Purple Mash/VLE. If you cannot use Purple Mash your work can be handwritten or typed and uploaded to the VLE.

Don’t forget to keep reading and stay positive!

 

English -Reading Comprehension Exratordinary Lives:Mary Anning

Go to files find ‘Mary Anning Reading comprehension’ & ‘Comprehension questions’ PDF documents. Read the text then answer the questions. Answers can be typed directly onto a new word document on the VLE, or handwritten, then uploaded to your work folder on the VLE, once you have marked your work. The answers are provided on the bottom of the sheet so that you can see how well you’ve done.

English–Glossary Activity

Using a dictionary, find definitions for words taken from ‘Extraordinary Lives: Mary Anning’. Answers can be typed directly onto a new word document on the VLE, or handwritten, then uploaded to your work folder on the VLE once you have marked your work. The answers are provided on the bottom of the sheet so that you can see how well you’ve done.

English- Spelling

Log in to Purple Mash. Complete the ‘2Do’ Y6 Spring 1 Week 1 Quiz

 

Maths – Time and problem solving

Open the PowerPoint ’12 &24hr Clock Quiz’ – go through the PowerPoint and test yourself on your knowledge of  the 24hr clock – remember 1:00am = 01:00   and 1:00pm = 13:00 - 24hr clock ALWAYS has 4digits and you don’t need am/pm. When you have finished, go to the class ‘File’. There you will find a PDF called ‘Time for MineCraft’. There are different levels of questions for you to try, chose the one most suitable, but try and challenge yourself. You do not need to print out the sheets, but you can if you want, otherwise, recording your answers on paper is fine.  When you finish, check your answers (they are at the end of the document) and upload your marked work to your folder on the VLE.

Topic-Art

Go to files and find the PowerPoint ‘Mondrian’. Go through the PowerPoint. Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon ‘2Paint A Picture’. Click on the ‘lines’ icon to create a painting in the style of Mondrian. Remember to use only primary colours and white and to draw the lines in black.

 

PE

 You can either:

a) Follow a Joe Wicks workout

b) Do the HIIT challenge – for this you will need a stop watch, two tins (e.g beans or soup) and some space.

Firstly do some stretches ( think about how we stretch with Neil) and do a 5 min warm up by completing

X10 jumping jacks, x10 squats, x10 burpees ( repeat twice) Have another stretch if you need to.

 

HIIT Challenge: See how many rounds of each you can do in 20mins – don’t forget to keep count! You can stop at any point for a rest, but don’t stop the timer! When you finish make a note of how many rounds you did/ how far you got. You will try the challenge again and aim to improve – Good Luck!

X20 bicep curls ( holding the tins)    

      X10 burpees

      X10 press ups (full or half)

      X10 burpees

      X20 shoulder presses (holding tins)

      X10 burpees

      X20 squats

 

Please remember to check the class blog for work instructions. Any queries or problems, please contact school.

Online Learning for Year 6 for Thursday 14th January 2021

 

Please complete activities/files set by Miss McAteer/ Mrs.Forden

 

Please remember:  Work will be uploaded by 9 am each day and needs to be completed by 4pm  so that your next tasks can be assigned.

You do not need to email work back to school, but please upload your completed tasks to Purple Mash/VLE. If you cannot use Purple Mash your work can be handwritten or typed and uploaded to the VLE.

 

Don’t forget to keep reading and stay positive!

 

English – The Ambleford Marbles Chapter 7

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon. Read Chapter 7 of the story ‘The Ambleford Marbles’ and complete the Chapter 7 set task -Chapter 7 Online Multiple Choice.

English– Extended Writing

Now that you have finished reading The Ambleford Marbles, use the template to write a review about the story. If possible, use Purple Mash and complete the ‘2Do’ activity entitled –Book Review.  Use the ‘think about’ prompts to help you organise your ideas into paragraphs. Use evidence from the story to back up your ideas. Remember to write what the story is about and your thoughts about the story in different text boxes. If you cannot use Purple Mash, this can be handwritten or typed then uploaded to the VLE. Remember to check your punctuation and spelling before you save/upload/hand-in your work.

English- Spelling (Complete a column each day)

Go to files - find Y6 Spring 1 Week 1 PDF document. Open the document and practise writing each word on paper on different days during the week. There is no need to upload this work.

For extra spelling practise you can go to the Spelling Frame website 

https://spellingframe.co.uk/guest/word-list/75269 
and enjoy the ‘Practice’ activity for 9 of this week’s words.

We will do a spelling test during our class Zoom call the following Monday.

 

Maths – Time

Log in to Purple Mash and complete the ‘2Do’ - ‘Multiplication and Division’ – take your time and think carefully about your answers, which you can work out on paper before recording your answer on Purple Mash.

When you have finished, open the PDF ‘Time Word Problems’. You can find the PDF in the ‘Files’ section on the blog. You don’t need to print them out; you can read them from the screen and answer the questions on a piece of paper.  There are 20 questions – you must do at least 10, but challenge yourself and try them all if you can.  You can check your answers when you finish (answers are on the last page) Take a photo of your work when it’s marked and upload it to your ‘Work’ folder or you can write you answers on a document on the VLE.

 

 

Topic-Science

  1. Go through the Mary Anning Powerpoint. (if you can’t access the PPT, you can do a little bit of research online).  After you have read a little about her, create a Fact File about Mary Anning. Include a picture/drawing, interesting facts, date of birth etc. It should be 1 side of A4 (or you can make a booklet) or you can use the writing frame PDF. You can complete the task on a computer or by hand. (make sure to upload your work to your work file on the VLE)
  2. Create your own fossil mould by using play dough/ clay and press a leaf into the clay (take a photo and upload) OR you can print (or draw) the ‘Stages of fossilisation’ book.

 

Please remember to check the class blog for work instructions. Any queries or problems, please contact school.

Online Learning for Year 6 for Wednesday 13th January 2021

 

Please complete activities/files set by Miss McAteer/ Mrs.Forden

 

Please remember:  Work will be uploaded by 9 am each day and needs to be completed by 4pm  so that your next tasks can be assigned.

You do not need to email work back to school, but please upload your completed tasks to Purple Mash/VLE. If you cannot use Purple Mash your work can be handwritten or typed and uploaded to the VLE.

 

Don’t forget to keep reading and stay positive!

 

English – The Ambleford Marbles Chapter 6

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon. Read Chapter 6 of the story ‘The Ambleford Marbles’ and complete the Chapter 6 set task -Chapter 6 Online Multiple Choice.

English– Extended Writing

In Chapter 6 Lucy spots Professor Forest in the crowded arena. How will he react when he sees someone he knows? Use the template to create four different versions for the next part of the story. If possible, use Purple Mash and complete the ‘2Do’ activity entitled –Four Story endings.  Use the ‘think about’ prompts to help you organise your ideas into paragraphs. Use evidence from the story so far to back up your ideas. Remember to write your different ideas in a different text box. If you cannot use Purple Mash, this can be handwritten or typed then uploaded to the VLE. Remember to check your punctuation and spelling before you save/upload/hand-in your work.

English- Spelling (Complete one column each day)

Go to files - find Y6 Spring 1 Week 1 PDF document. Open the document and practise writing each word on paper on different days during the week. There is no need to upload this work.

For extra spelling practise you can go to the Spelling Frame website 

https://spellingframe.co.uk/guest/word-list/75269 
and enjoy the ‘Practice’ activity for 9 of this week’s words.

We will do a spelling test during our class Zoom call the following Monday.

 

Maths – Applying your knowledge of Time

Log in to Purple Mash. Complete the ‘2Do’ Rounding numbers.

Go to files. There you will find x3 sheets about Football and Time. Chose the level you think you can complete independently – challenge yourself if you can. You can either print the sheet, write directly on the sheet, or write the answers on paper. When you have finished, look at the answers and see if you were correct. Upload your marked work to your Work Folder on the VLE.

 

Topic- History- The Maya Civilisation

Go to files and find ‘Meeting the Maya’ PowerPoint. Read the information about the ancient Maya people on the PowerPoint about where and when their civilisation existed. You will need to print the PDF Activity Sheet (found in Y6 files) or a piece of plain paper.

Use the map on slide 8 to first locate Central America and then the following countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.  Mark these on your own Maya Map (or use the PDF Activity Sheet). Read the information on Mesoamerica and the location of the Maya to pinpoint the exact location of where the Maya lived. Use the map on slide 10 and on your Maya Map, mark on the outline of where Maya was.  Next use the map on slide 12 to help you to label the following ancient Maya cities: Coba, Copan, Tikal, Tulum, Xunantunich, Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Palenque, Calakmul. Remember to look for the locations on the PowerPoint slides.

Remember to upload your finished map to your work folder on the VLE.

 

Please remember to check the class blog for work instructions. Any queries or problems, please contact school.

Online Learning for Year 6 for Tuesday 12th January 2021

 

Please complete activities/files set by Miss McAteer/ Mrs.Forden

 

Please remember:  Work will be uploaded by 9 am each day and needs to be completed by 4pm  so that your next tasks can be assigned.

You do not need to email work back to school, but please upload your completed tasks to Purple Mash/VLE. If you cannot use Purple Mash your work can be handwritten or typed and uploaded to the VLE.

 

Don’t forget to keep reading and stay positive!

English – The Ambleford Marbles Chapter 5

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon. Read Chapter 5 of the story ‘The Ambleford Marbles’ and complete the Chapter 5 set task -Chapter 5 Online Multiple Choice.

English– Extended Writing

In Chapter 5 Seb and Lucy desperately need to gain entry to the Hatton Centre. How will they manage to get into the centre and what will they find inside ? Use the template to write the next part of the story. If possible, use Purple Mash and complete the ‘2Do’ activity entitled –The Story continues.  Use the ‘think about’ prompts to help you organise your ideas into paragraphs. Use evidence from the story so far to back up your ideas. If you cannot use Purple Mash, this can be handwritten or typed then uploaded to the VLE. Remember to check your punctuation and spelling before you save/upload/hand-in your work.

English- Spelling (Complete a column each day)

Go to files - find Y6 Spring 1 Week 1 PDF document. Open the document and practise writing each word on paper on different days during the week.

For extra spelling practise you can go to the Spelling Frame website 

https://spellingframe.co.uk/guest/word-list/75269 
and enjoy the ‘Practice’ activity for 9 of this week’s words.

We will do a spelling test during our class Zoom call the following Monday.

 

Maths – Telling the time

Go to Purple Mash – log in and complete the 2Do ‘Negative Numbers’

Log into the Oak academy Time - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

Lesson 3: Telling the time am/pm: Watch the video and try the quiz. Complete the worksheet at the end.

Move onto lesson 4: Watch the video and try the quiz. Complete the worksheet at the end.

If you are not feeling confident about time, ask an adult to help you if you can to practise.

*** If you don’t feel confident with ‘Time’ look at the other videos from the National Academy.

Applying your knowledge: Go to lesson 9  - complete the quiz and the problem solving question

 

Topic- C&S

Think about all the different books you have read. Do you have a favourite genre? Think about how different books have different layouts, features, styles etc.

Write opening paragraphs for 2- 3 different genres of books and discuss how they are different and what they are a source of e.g

 a) history book b) adventure book c) travel guide d) manual e) facts about space f) sci-fi g) diary h) poetry book

Please remember to check the class blog for work instructions. Any queries or problems, please contact school.

Online Learning for Year 6 for Monday 11th January 2021

Please complete activities/files set by Miss McAteer/ Mrs.Forden

 

Please remember:  Work will be uploaded by 9 am each day and needs to be completed by 4pm  so that your next tasks can be assigned. You do not need to email work back to school, but please upload your completed tasks to Purple Mash/VLE. If you cannot use Purple Mash your work can be handwritten or typed and uploaded to the VLE.

Don’t forget to keep reading and stay positive!

 

English – The Ambleford Marbles Chapter 4

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon. Read Chapter 4 of the story ‘The Ambleford Marbles’ and complete the Chapter 4 set task -Chapter 4 Online Multiple Choice.

Make sure when you finish to save/ upload your work.

English– Extended Writing

Now that you have read Chapter 4 of The Ambleford Marbles, use the template to compare and contrast two of the main characters - Seb and Lucy. If possible, use Purple Mash and complete the ‘2Do’ activity entitled –Comparing Characters.  Use the ‘think about’ prompts to help you organise your ideas into paragraphs. Use evidence from the story to back up your character descriptions. If you cannot use Purple Mash, this can be handwritten or typed then uploaded to the VLE. Remember to check your punctuation and spelling before you save/upload/hand-in your work.

 English-  Spelling

Go to files - find Y6 Spring 1 Week 1 PDF document. Open the document and practise writing each word on paper on different days during the week. The ‘2do’ for Y6 Spring 1 Week 1 Quiz will be set for Friday.

For extra spelling practise you can go to the Spelling Frame website 

https://spellingframe.co.uk/guest/word-list/75269 
and enjoy the ‘Practice’ activity for 9 of this week’s words. We will do a spelling test during our class Zoom call on Monday.

Maths – Telling the time

Log into the Oak academy Time - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

You will be completing lessons 1&2 to refresh your memory about time.

Start with Lesson 1: Go through the lesson- do the introductory quiz, watch the video, complete the task and the final quiz until you reach the screen that says the lesson is complete.

Move onto lesson 2: Go through the lesson- do the introductory quiz, watch the video, complete the task and the final quiz until you reach the screen that says the lesson is complete.

When you have finished, follow the link and try the conversion Quiz – upload you score to the ‘Work’ folder on the VLE.   The Numbers Game: Converting Units of Time Multiple Choice Quiz [Very Hot] (twinkl.co.uk)

 

Topic-French

Click on the following link and ‘ Free if your school uses Language Angels’

www.languageangels.com/homeschool -This link will help you access the PPTs and games and gives support for pronunciation.

USERNAME: StPatr1507               PASSWORD: lahome

Find Unit 5 Chez Moi and select Lesson 5. Go through the PowerPoint presentation then complete the work from 2 or 3 of the worksheets. Write your answers on paper then check your answers. If you have any corrections do them in a different colour then upload your work to the VLE. When you have finished there is a link for the ‘games arcade’ underneath the worksheets.

 

PE

 You can either:

a) Follow a Joe Wicks workout

b) Do the HIIT challenge – for this you will need a stop watch, two tins (e.g beans or soup) and some space.

Firstly do some stretches ( think about how we stretch with Neil) and do a 5 min warm up by completing

X10 jumping jacks, x10 squats, x10 burpees ( repeat twice) Have another stretch if you need to.

 

HIIT Challenge: See how many rounds of each you can do in 20mins – don’t forget to keep count! You can stop at any point for a rest, but don’t stop the timer! When you finish make a note of how many rounds you did/ how far you got. Next week you will try the challenge again and aim to improve – Good Luck!

X20 bicep curls (holding the tins)    

      X10 burpees

      X10 press ups (full or half)

      X10 burpees

      X20 shoulder presses (holding tins)

      X10 burpees

      X20 squats

 

 

 

Please remember to check the class blog for work instructions. Any queries or problems, please contact school.

Online Learning for Year 6 for Friday 8th January 2021

 

Please complete activities/files set by Miss McAteer/ Mrs.Forden

 

Please remember:  Work will be uploaded by 9 am each day and needs to be completed by 4pm  so that your next tasks can be assigned.

You do not need to email work back to school, but please upload your completed tasks to Purple Mash/VLE. If you cannot use Purple Mash your work can be handwritten or typed and uploaded to the VLE.

 

Don’t forget to keep reading and stay positive!

 

English -Reading Comprehension The Ambleford Marbles Chapter 3

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon. Read Chapter 3 of the story ‘The Ambleford Marbles’ and complete the Chapter 3 set task -Chapter 3 Online Multiple Choice.

Make sure when you finish to save/ upload your work.

 

English– Extended Writing

Now that you have read Chapter 3 of The Ambleford Marbles, pretend you are one of the tourists Seb and Lucy saw in London.  If possible, use Purple Mash and complete the ‘2Do’ activity entitled –London Postcard to write a postcard about your visit.  Use the ‘think about’ prompts to help you organise your ideas into paragraphs. If you cannot use Purple Mash, this can be handwritten or typed then uploaded to the VLE.

 

English- Spelling

Go to files - find Y6 Aut2 Week 6 Day 4 PDF document. Open the document and practise writing each word on paper. Then complete the Y6 Autumn 2 week 6 D4 Quiz - this will consolidate words that we learnt last half term.

 

Maths – Numbers to 10 000 000 & Museum Problems

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon and complete the Numbers to 10 000 000 task.

 

Go to the ‘Files’ section on the VLE – look for the PDF ‘Museum Problems’.

You can write your answers on a piece of paper. Time yourself – complete as many questions as you can in 30-40mins. When you finish, check your answers (which will be emailed to you). If you need to do corrections, please do them in a different colour.

When you finish your work, upload it to your ‘Work’ folder on the VLE.

 

Topic- History

We will be starting our new topic about the Ancient Maya civilisation this term

Read the ‘e’book and make a list of 2-3 areas you would like to investigate further. (You will need to read the instructions at the bottom of your screen to open the book in files eg. Click on the zip folder at the bottom of the screen. Right click on 'open'. Click 'run' and the ebook should appear on the screen)

 

Please remember to check the class blog for work instructions. Any queries or problems, please contact school.

Online Learning for Year 6 for Thursday 7th January 2021

 

Please complete activities/files set by Miss McAteer/ Mrs.Forden

 

Please remember:  Work will be uploaded by 9 am each day and needs to be completed by 4pm  so that your next tasks can be assigned.

You do not need to email work back to school, but please upload your completed tasks to Purple Mash/VLE. If you cannot use Purple Mash your work can be handwritten or typed and uploaded to the VLE.

 

Don’t forget to keep reading and stay positive!

 

English -Reading Comprehension The Ambleford Marbles Chapter 2

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon. Read Chapter 2 of the story ‘The Ambleford Marbles’ and complete the Chapter 2 set task -Chapter 2 Online Multiple Choice.

Make sure when you finish to save/ upload your work.

 

English– Extended Writing

In Chapter 2 of The Ambleford Marbles, there is a secret underground area under the village of Ambleford. Pretend that there is a secret underground area beneath our school. If possible, use Purple Mash and complete the ‘2Do’ activity entitled –The Secret Area.  Use the ‘think about’ prompts to help you organise your ideas into paragraphs. If you cannot use Purple Mash, this can be handwritten or typed then uploaded to the VLE. Please remember to check your punctuation and spelling before you save/upload your work.

 

English- Spelling

Go to files - find Y6 Aut2 Week 6 Day 3 PDF document. Open the document and practise writing each word on paper. Then complete the Y6 Autumn 2 week 6 D3 Quiz - this will consolidate words that we learnt last half term.

 

Maths – Rounding Numbers to 10 000 000

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon and complete the Rounding Numbers to

10 000 000 task.

Go to the ‘Files’ section on the VLE – look for the PDF ‘Missing Numbers’.

There are quite a few pages, but you will not do them all! If you can’t print them, write your answers on a piece of paper. Time yourself – complete as many questions as you can in 30-40mins. When you finish, check your answers (on the last page). If you need to do corrections, please do them in a different colour.

When you finish your work, upload it to your ‘Work’ folder on the VLE.

 

Topic-  C&S ‘Sources’

As part of our topic we will be looking at how Books enrich our lives and what the world would be like without books to read.

Task:  Look at the cover of a favourite book. Think about whether it is eye-catching and how it makes you want to read it. How does the cover help you and how would you treat the book? What genre is the book? Have you read any other books in the same genre?  

  1. Draw an alternative front cover for your chosen book, colour and upload it.
  2. Write a book review about the book. Include: title, author, genre, main characters, a brief blurb, why you like it, your favourite part of the book etc. Also do a little research and add some extra detail about the author.

Remember to upload to your ‘Work’ folder on the VLE.  By  4pm each day

 

Please remember to check the class blog for work instructions. Any queries or problems, please contact school.

Online Learning for Year 6 for Wednesday 6th January 2021

 

Please complete activities/files set by Miss McAteer/ Mrs.Forden

 

Please remember:  Work will be uploaded by 9 am each day and needs to be completed by 4pm  so that your next tasks can be assigned.

You do not need to email work back to school, but please upload your completed tasks to Purple Mash/VLE. If you cannot use Purple Mash your work can be handwritten or typed and uploaded to the VLE.

 

Don’t forget to keep reading and stay positive!

 

English -Reading Comprehension The Ambleford Marbles Chapter 1

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon. Read Chapter 1 of the story ‘The Ambleford Marbles’ and complete the Chapter 1 set task -Chapter 1 Online Multiple Choice.

Make sure when you finish to save/ upload your work.

 

English– Extended Writing

Now that you have finished reading Chapter 1, be like Seb’s parents and write a review of a restaurant. If possible, use Purple Mash and complete the ‘2Do’ activity entitled –Restaurant Review.  Use the ‘think about’ prompts to help you organise your review into paragraphs. If you cannot use Purple Mash, this can be handwritten or typed then uploaded to the VLE.

 

English- Spelling

Go to files - find Y6 Aut2 Week 6 Day 2 PDF document. Open the document and practise writing each word on paper. Then complete the Y6 Autumn 2 week 6 D2 Quiz - this will consolidate words that we learnt last half term.

 

Maths – Numbers to 10 000 000

Log in to Purple Mash. Click on the ‘2Dos’ icon and complete the Numbers to 10 000 000 task.

 

Topic-French

Go to files – find French ‘Chez Moi’ Pupil Key Vocabulary List - PDF

Go to Language Angels and login into the pupil area.

https://www.languageangels.com/schools/       Username –French  Password- Games

Go to ‘Chez moi’ (My Home).  Choose 6 games to complete using the vocabulary list for support.

 

Please remember to check the class blog for work instructions. Any queries or problems, please contact school.

Online Learning for Year 6 for Tuesday 5th January 2021

 

Please complete activities/files set by Miss McAteer/ Mrs.Forden

 

Please remember:  Work will be uploaded by 9 am each day  and you will have 2 days  to complete the activities set before your next task is assigned.

You do not need to email work back to school, but please upload your completed tasks to Purple Mash/VLE. If you cannot use Purple Mash your work can be handwritten or typed and uploaded to the VLE.

 

Don’t forget to keep reading and stay positive!

 

Tuesday pm.

  • Log in to Purple Mash, click on the ‘2Do’ icon. You should see ‘2020 Hopes’ and ‘2020 Hopes for the World’. Complete the tasks by using the postcards to explain your hopes for the year ahead.

            Make sure when you finish to save/ upload your work.

 

 

  • Go to files - find Y6 Aut2 Week 6 Day 1 PDF document. Open document and practise writing each word on paper. Then complete the Y6 Autumn 2 week 6 D1 Quiz - this will consolidate words that we learnt last half term.

 

  • Go to Purple Mash and click on the ‘2Do’ icon for Fireworks. To celebrate New Year – create a firework painting display.

 

Please remember to check your email/ class blog for work instructions. Any queries or problems, please contact school.

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