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Year 6 Curriculum

HOME SCHOOLING DURING SELF-ISOLATION

I will put up links here to the work we have been doing in class so that you can support your child while they are absent from school.  Please also check the homework page, which will continue to give suggested pages from the homework books.

 

ENGLISH

In English, we are writing a diary based on the book Oranges in No Man's Land, which is our class reader.  Everybody has heard enough of this to be able to do a decent diary - which they can handwrite or type, as they prefer.  You might like to show them this video, which has stills from the war in Lebanon which is the setting of the book.  They can then use these images to support their writing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTUMfIqirNg  I am expecting about 3 diary entries (ie entries written on 3 different days in the story) and about a page and a half of writing from the children.  There is a model of the diary below, to give you an idea of the sort of writing I am looking for.

 

MATHS

This week we are studying statistics.  

MONDAY - line graphs  SUPPORT VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9dfsti25HY

TUESDAY - pie charts  SUPPORT VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzXZfv9anpU

WEDNESDAY - mean average SUPPORT VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubB79iI0xQQ

THURSDAY - circles SUPPORT PAGE: https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-are-the-parts-of-a-circle

FRIDAY - moving on to position and direction.

 

Classwork relating to each day is below...

 

Feel free to email me with any queries: mrsmcleod@lickhill.worcs.sch.uk

 

 

Why are times tables important?

Maths Timetable

Maths SATS facts

The documents below will help with SATS revision for Maths, if your child needs any extra help the please talk to me.

 

 

Useful websites:

English:

Grammar vocabulary

Lots of activities and worksheets here. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/ Some revision guidance and ideas from Woodlands Junior School

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/ Skillswise is aimed at supporting adults but there are some useful activities here.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/ You might like to try some spelling practise on this BBC spelling site, which is quite useful for some of the rules http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits/home_y6flash.shtml

This sight is handy for the weekly spelling list http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/lookcover/lookcover.html This site will help with the new spelling, grammar and punctuation tests http://www.compare4kids.co.uk/spag.php

Maths:

Conversions sheet

 

Lots of activities here 

www.myminimaths.co.uk

Great resource which covers the maths curriculum with links to places where specific skills can be practiced. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/maths/ 

Basic maths practice aimed at adults but still useful.  http://www.compare4kids.co.uk/maths.php 

http://www.xmarks.com/site/www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/wholenumbers/multiplication/timestables/game.shtml

Woodlands Junior School has several fun online interactive activities to help not only improve your mental maths skills, but also to help you with SATs Revision too! http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/

Maths frame (contains some free games although some are subscription only) https://mathsframe.co.uk/

Maths fun  http://www.mathschase.com

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