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Boston St Mary's RC Primary Academy


Boston's Catholic School

Week 10 - Beginning 15.06.20

 

Learning Project

Y6 -  WEEK 10

Plants

The expectations are that KS2 complete 5 hours of learning daily and KS1 complete 3 hours daily

Weekly Maths Tasks

Weekly Reading Tasks (Complete 1 per day)

Essential - Complete these everyday

  • Complete daily Arithmetic problems, located under ‘Remote Learning’ on the school website.
  • Complete the Maths resources located under ‘Remote Learning’ on the school website.

Additional:

  • Play on Hit the Button - Focus on times tables, division facts and squared numbers.
  • Practice writing out your times tables on a piece of paper – rehearse them afterwards.  
  • Working on Times Table Rockstars. If your child works on Numbots in school they can access this with the same login – this log on is located inside the front cover of your Remote Learning book.
  • Log onto Education City and complete tasks set by your teacher – you will also find this log on inside the front cover of your Remote Learning book.
  • Read a chapter from your home reading book or a book that you have borrowed from the library.
  • Following this, summarise the events from the chapter. You could bullet point what happened, create a comic strip or present the information in your own creative way.
  • Whilst you are doing this, note down any unfamiliar words from the chapter that you have read. Explore the meanings of these words by using a dictionary, reading around the sentence or using print conventions.
  • Read something around the house that isn’t a book- you can then complete your reading diary following this.
  • Write a book review about the book/books you have read.
  • Write a new and exciting blurb for your book.
  • Once you have read your book, take a quiz on Accelerated Reader!

Weekly Spelling Tasks (Complete 1 per day)

Weekly Writing Tasks (Complete 1 per day)

  • Practise the Year 5/ 6 Common Exception Words – See list stuck inside of your Remote Learning book.
  • Choose 5 Common Exception words. Write a synonym, antonym, the meaning and an example of how to use the word in a sentence.
  • Proofread your writing from the day. You can use a dictionary to check the spelling of any words that you found challenging. This will also you to check that the meaning of the word is suitable for the sentence.
  • Choose 5 of the Year 5/6 words. Create an acronym for each of these words

because – big elephants can always understand small elephants

 

 

 

 

Monday:

Research the process of Pollination. Write down the different steps that take place during this process.

Tuesday:

Create an informal leaflet or PowerPoint, explaining the process of Pollination. Remember to include a title, subheadings, facts, images and captions.

Wednesday:

Choose a pollinator (such as the honey bee, bumble bee or butterfly) and research its life cycle. Draw a diagram to illustrate it, ensuring the correct scientific terminology is used.

Thursday:

Bees are very important pollinators, however they are in rapid decline (becoming extinct). Plan a persuasive letter to your local community, persuading them to help protect the bees.

Friday:

Edit and publish your letter.

 

Art

  • Make observational drawings in sketch books of plants, fruits, vegetables, leaves, flowers, seeds and bulbs using coloured and soft writing pencils. 

ICT

  • Create a persuasive poster that explains why having bright flowers in your garden is important for the wildlife

D&T

  • Make a large-scale flower heads using either cardboard or wire (if you have it) and layers with tissue paper and PVA glue. Leave it to dry after one layer and then repeat. Display your flower in your garden once finished.

Science

  • Explore and dissect a flowering plant, identifying the structures and key features associated with sexual reproduction such as the carpel, stigma, style, stamen, anthers, filament and pollen. Take photographs at different stages of the dissection. Draw diagrams or upload pictures and annotate with the names and function of each part for sexual reproduction.

PE

  • Complete Joe Wicks daily @ 9am!