Year 6 Homework
Homework expectations in Year 6
Each week, homework is set and due in on a TUESDAY - this change will enable children to ask for help in a new homework club on Monday lunchtime, if they have been enable to complete over the weekend. It will normally be expected that children complete:
5 reads per week - PLEASE SIGN FOR THESE IN DIARIES, which are checked on Thursdays and Fridays. Each read should be about 15 minutes. Ideally, whenever possible you could talk to your child about their reading. Here are the sorts of questions you might ask.
What has happened in the piece you have just read?
· Which characters were involved?
· What did they do?
· What were the consequences of what has happened?
· Why did the characters choose to act in this way?
· What does this tell you about their thoughts and feelings?
· Would you have acted in the same way?
· Why would you have acted differently?
· What do you think will happen next?
· What evidence do you have for this prediction?
· How has the main character changed over the course of the book?
· How would you have changed this book?
· How would you feel if you were the character in this scene?
· What does the main character not know that other characters do?
· Are there any secrets in this book that characters are keeping from each other?
· When was this story set, what evidence do you have for this?
In addition, there will be:
20-30 minutes of English
20-30 minutes of maths
This will be a variety of worksheets, online activities and independent working on individual targets.
Marking will be a mixture of online, peer marking and teacher/TA as appropriate.
Help with homework:
I am very happy for parents/carers to support their children with their homework in any way that seems suitable to them - please don't feel that this needs to be completed independently.
If there are any problems, please either:
Ask your child to talk to me in school – I am available for homework support every lunch time.
Email me on firstname.lastname@example.org
Spelling: p42 (suffixes -ant -ance -ancy -ent -ence -ency) and p43 (ei eigh ey ie/ei)
English: p35 (colons etc) and p29 (standard English)
Maths: p6 (place value), p15 multiplying larger numbers and p24 (decimal equivalents)
Higher maths: p31 (algebra), p6 (place value), p26 (percentages)
Spelling: p40 (suffixes -ous, -tious, -cious) and p41 (suffixes -able, -ible, -ably, -ibly)
English: p21 (subject/object) and p22 (subject verb agreement)
Maths: p27 (percentages/fractions), p20 (fractions of amount), p14 (multiples and factors)
Higher maths: p29 (scaling problems), p34 (linear number sequences), p40 (area)
Spelling: grammar book p38 & 39 (suffix -tion, -ssion, -cian)
Maths: p21 (mixed numbers); p28 (percentages)
Higher maths: p7 (Roman Numerals); p22 (fractions/decimals)
English: p33 (apostrophes); p19 (conjunctions)
SPELLING WILL NOW FOCUS ON REVISING THE RULES AND SPELLING TESTS WILL BE LINKED TO THE RULES.