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Year 6 - Quartz

 

Hello Everybody,

Welcome to another new week! Firstly, and most importantly, we hope that you are all well. We are missing you all very much.

As we all know, it is very important to keep practising those basic reading, writing, spelling and maths skills. We have added some more tasks for you to have a go at to keep your brains sharp. We hope you enjoy doing them and remember to try your best and most importantly, to keep yourselves safe over the coming week.

Keep working hard and don't forget to keep in contact via Purple Mash and remember to stay safe online.  You have had lots of lessons about this and need to remember everything you have learnt.  Don't forget to report anything that doesn't seem right.  There are phone numbers and links available when you click on "School Closure Information." 

WEEK BEGINNING 06.07.2020

WEEK BEGINNING 06.07.2020 Year 6 

Welcome to another new week! Firstly, and most importantly, all of us from Felmore hope that you are all well and keeping safe.   

As we all know, it is very important to keep practising those basic reading, writing, spelling and maths skills. We have added some more tasks for you to have a go at to keep your brains sharp. You are not expected to do all of these, pick and choose the ones you want to have a go at either by yourself, or with your family.   

Every day, you can: 

  • Read something for pleasure. 
  • Write something interesting. 
  • Do some exercise. 
  • Have a conversation with someone. 
  • Practise your times tables in different ways, including using TT Rockstars. 
  • Practise some of your spellings and play spelling games. 

 Your tasks for this week: 

Reading 

  • Imagine you could have a party and invite 6 book characters. Which 6 would you invite and why have you chosen them? 

 

  • Create a timeline of the main events in your story. You could even illustrate it. 

 

Carry out the five lessons focused on Letter of Complaint. Watch the videos and complete the activities and quizzes as you go. Complete one lesson a day. 

 

Writing 

 

  • Write a five sentence story. Use the following sentence starters and finish each sentence. Make sure your five sentences are linked and make a complete story which makes sense. 

From the depths of a forest,_________________. 

As the golden sun rose,_______________. 

Unfortunately,__________________. 

Luckily,______________________. 

Finally,__________________________. 

Now try your own example with different starters. 

 

  • Draw it! 

Get into a pair with someone in your bubble/family. Take it in turns to be in charge. The person in charge thinks of someone, something, or a place and then describes it using LOTS of adjectives. Their partner has to draw what is being described.  

 

  • Robot helper! 

Imagine a future in which we all have our own robot helpers. What would yours be like? What would it do? What would it look, talk and act like? What features would it have? 

 

 

Spelling 

  • A prefix is a group of letters that’s added to the beginning of a word to change its meaning. 

Find out the meaning of these prefixes: 

auto            dis              un           pre             anti 

Then find as many words as you can that start with that prefix. 

Extra challenge – use each word in a sentence. 

 

  • Can you unscramble these letters and find the nine-letter words? 
  1. A   V   I   W   M   O   C   R   E 
  1. S   W   A   P   P   N   E   R   E 
  1. T   H   O   P   E   N   E   E   L 

If you need a hint to help you, email your teacher through Purple Mash! 

 

 

  • There are 14 spelling mistakes in the passage below. Can you spot them all and correct the mistakes? 

 

The twins desided that four there birthday thay each wanted an iPhone. There parents decided thay where to young for such an ecspensive presant. The twins where upset and had two think off something else insted. Sometimes you can’t have everything that you want. 

 

 

Maths 

  • Create a word search which contains different mathematical words, such as 

angle, equal, digit, sphere, decimal, symmetry etc 

 

  • Using up to four 4s, make calculations with the following answers. 

E.g. 44 ÷ 4 – 4 = 11 - 4 = 7 

  1. a) 5 
  2. b) 9 
  3. c) 20 
  4. d) 80 

Extra challenge – what other amounts can you make using four 4s? 

 

  • Ice creams are a popular treat during the holidays.  

You can have 3 different flavours on your cone. 

How many different combinations could you have using each of the 3 different flavours? 

What about with 4 flavours? How many combinations could you have then? 

Now try with 5 different flavours. 

Is there a pattern? 

Can you predict how many combinations there would be with 6 different flavours? Test your prediction. 

 

  • Purple Mash online safety activity. 

 

 

  • Look at the Topic Plan (Comings and Goings) and work through some of the tasks. 

 

Have a good week year 6! 

Useful websites: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zncsscw/year-6-and-p7-lessons/1 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/ Watch the videos – do not worry about the activity sheets 

www.purplemash.com 

www.spag.com  

www.ttrockstars.co.uk 

www.spellingframe.co.uk 

Espresso - https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/ 

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