ūüėĬ†Hello and welcome to another amazingly stupendous week of incredibly¬†mind-bending¬†learning!¬†ūüėĬ†¬†

We are in the middle of a number of different topics and we hope that you’re enjoying the range of activities that we have planned. How is your artwork going? Are you enjoying investigating the heart and our pulse? Were you able to find your way around Tinkercad?   

As usual, we have a timetable for you to follow each day. Remember, keeping a routine is a great way to stay on top of everything and to feel calmer about the work you need to get done.  

Before 9:00 ‚Äď Wake up, have breakfast,¬†tidy your room,¬†brush your teeth¬†

9:00 ‚ÄstBOOM CHICKA BOOM SONG! (See video below)¬†

9:30 ‚Äď Maths¬†¬†

10:15 ‚Äď Take a break¬†and tell someone a joke!¬†

10:45 ‚Äď English task¬†¬†

11:30 ‚Äď Reading your own book¬†¬†

12:00 ‚Äď Break for lunch¬†and some more BOOM CHICKA BOOM!¬†¬†

1:00 ‚Äď Time for more¬†school work¬†¬†

2:00- Creative play or mindfulness (lego, colouring, craft, cooking, music, get some exercise) 


Before you get started today, how about we do a silly song to make us smile! 


 

MONDAY 

ENGLISH  

Reading: We are almost halfway through our novel! Can you believe it! It’s time to read some more and do today’s task. As usual, all of your reading has been set on Teams but you can use the files below if you’d prefer.  

All of this week’s reading text¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† |¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†All of this week’s reading tasks

Writing Task 1: This week we are going to produce our next piece of writing. Before we get started, we’ll need to make a plan. Watch today’s video to find out more.  

 

MATHS  

Today we are ordering fractions, decimals and percentages. Watch the video below and complete the worksheet. 

Today’s video | Worksheet |  Answers |  Optional Bonus Challenge

GEOGRAPHY 

Thank you to everyone who completed their Teams assignments last week or emailed their work to us if they were unable to do so. This week, we’re looking at lines of longitude and time zones. Have you ever wondered what time zone Antarctica is in? Today we’re going to find out! Watch this video and complete the tasks mentioned. 

Videos mentioned by Miss W 

Latitude and longitude: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvsfr82/articles/zd4rmfr  

Time zones: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvsfr82/articles/zjk46v4  

Newsround video: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/38648928

Click here for an outline of Antarctica that you could print. 


TUESDAY 

Mrs Toom’s Assembly

Start the day by watching Mrs Toom’s assembly. This week we have a Year 6 contribution to the inspirational people!

ENGLISH  

Reading Task: Continue your reading in the normal way: reading today’s section of the text and answering the questions for lesson 2. 

Writing:  Well done for thinking through your ideas yesterday. This will make writing so much easier!  Now it’s time to jump into another lesson to find out what we’ll be writing today. Click here for today’s video.  

 

SPELLINGS 

A new assignment has been set for you on EdShed. Log in to practice words with silent letters. 
If you would like to, you can print these worksheets to practice this week’s spellings.

 

MATHS 

Today we are finding percentages of amounts. Watch the video and complete the worksheet. 

Today’s video | Worksheet | Answers  |  Optional Bonus Challenge!

 

SCIENCE 

Thank you for sending in the data for the heartrates of people in your family. Here are the results: 

Do you think it shows any significant results? Are you surprised? What were you expecting to see?

Task 1: It is time to investigate heartrate more. What effect will exercise have on our pulse? Let’s find out by following the instructions in this presentation.

Optional extra task: If you want to take your scientific investigation to the next level, you could read this document.


WEDNESDAY 

Achievement Certificates

After battling the snowy roads, our achievement certificates made it to their destinations (even if it was a bit late!). Congratulations to Jacob in 6W and Kai in 6G. Mr Good and Miss Wroe have been really impressed with both of your work ethics and determination last week. Keep it up!

ENGLISH  

Reading Task: Carry on with your reading activities for this week.  

Writing Task 1: Click here for today’s video.  

 If you find it difficult to think through your ideas and deepen the moment, here is some work from Daisy and Cerys that might help. Below you can see a picture of their work where they have tried to think through the arguments and deepen the moment. 

MATHS  

Today we are¬†finding percentages of amounts… take 2! Watch the video and complete the worksheet.¬†

Today’s video | Worksheet | Answers |  Optional Bonus Challenge!

ART 

This is our final week of experimenting with the¬†watercolour¬†palettes! Today you will need your wax crayon that was in your delivered packs, but you might also like to gather some other items. Find a¬†coloured¬†pencil¬†if you can, and¬†maybe even¬†a¬†long wax candle/birthday candle¬†that you could draw with.¬†If you can, also find some¬†kitchen roll or tissues¬†and some¬†salt¬†too.¬†Watch this video¬†and complete the tasks mentioned by Miss Wroe. Send us any completed paintings – we’d love to see them! Email them to year6@abbeyroadprimary.co.uk.

 

R.E. 

After discussing a range of religions last week, this week we are going to focus on just one. 

Task 1: Read this presentation and follow the instructions.  

Task 2: What is important to you? What symbol would you put on a flag so show your values? Design a flag with one or more symbols in the middle.  


THURSDAY 

ENGLISH  

Reading: Start by carrying out the activity for today and then reading the next section of the text.  

Writing: Today we will continue our balanced argument. Watch today’s video and then follow Mr Good’s instructions.  

MATHS 

Today we are finding missing values with percentages. Watch the video and complete the worksheet.

Today’s video | Worksheet | Answers |  Optional Bonus Challenge!

 

P.S.H.E. 

This week we are carrying on our theme of wider goals for the world. Watch this video to follow Miss Wroe as she talks about how people support charities or issues in the UK and beyond.  

Each Thursday, we are also going to post one of the ‚ÄėFive Ways to Wellbeing‚Äô,¬†as supplied to us by ¬©ELSA Support. Today, our focus is¬†to take notice. Look at this slide¬†to see how you can¬†appreciate the things around you¬†and help your wellbeing.¬†

P.E. 

If we were in school, we would be doing gymnastics. Each week, you may enjoy looking at this document and completing a task from it. Ignore the days on the tasks, complete whichever you like! 


FRIDAY 

ENGLISH  

Reading: We’ve almost finished another week of reading. Well done for all your hard work this week. Keep it up! Complete today’s activity and read today’s section of the text.  

Writing:  Our piece of writing is coming on nicely and we’re nearly finished. Watch today’s video for your next instructions.  

TEAMS ASSIGNMENT: Once you have finished your piece of writing, log into Teams to send us your work. This can be as a picture of your writing or as a word document. Login for more details.

MATHS 

Today we are consolidating our understanding of percentages! Complete the end of unit assessment, just like you did with decimals, and then watch Miss W’s video to go through the answers together. 

Today’s worksheet¬†| Answers video with Miss Wroe¬†|¬† Optional Bonus Challenge!

Flashback Friday! As an optional extra, practice skills we have learnt this year by completing these questions

COMPUTING

I hope you had fun learning how to use Tinkercad last week. We are going to continue using it again, today, but first, you need to watch this video.

In case you need a reminder of how to  log in to Tinkercad, here are the instructions: 

  1. Start by clicking this link to get to the website we are going to use.  
  2. Enter this class code:15E  JJ2  UI6  5Q3
  3. Then enter your nickname like you did last week.

Optional extra: The boat that Mr Good showed you is featured in this newspaper article which you can read if you want to.

 

SPANISH 

¡ Hola!  

As always, we are going to be using Language Angels for our Spanish. Login as instructed on your letter from your home-delivered pack using https://www.languageangels.com/homeschool/. If you have lost the login, please email year6@abbeyroadprimary.co.uk.  

Once logged in, select ‚ÄėUnit 3: El fin de¬†semana¬†(The weekend)‚Äô from the ‚ÄėSuper Challenge‚Äô section. This is the unit we will be looking at this half term.¬†

Today we will use lesson 3. Start the lesson and use the play arrow to go through the slides. Click on the speakerphones to hear the recordings. We are recapping last week’s new learning, so as you go through the slides, see if you can remember the Spanish for each picture. Try and say the Spanish before you listen to the speakerphone.  

Task 1 –¬†On slide 16, try and match up the letters (pictures) with the¬†number (sound recording) in the middle. Record your answers.¬†On Slide 17,¬†you‚Äôll¬†see that the Spanish is now written down. See if this helps you check your answers!¬†¬†

Task 2 –¬†Then, on slide 18, there are some missing letters!¬†This is your final task for today.¬†Try and copy each¬†phrase correctly by adding the missing letters.¬†You may choose to do this with one of the worksheets (either gap fill ‚Äėless challenge‚Äô or ‚Äėmore challenge). Then, check your answers using the answer sheet.¬†

Translations 

If you have any questions or have work to submit, please send an email to year6@abbeyroadprimary.co.uk.  

Kind regards, 

The Year 6 Team