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Boston St Mary's RC Primary Academy


Boston's Catholic School

Week 13 - Beginning 06.07.20

Learning Project

Y6 -  WEEK 13

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 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.
  • 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: Design a new and exciting machine that will help farmers to harvest their crops. Your machine needs to be able to plant the crops, water the crops and also pull the crops from the ground, shaking the excess soil off in the process. Remember to include labels on your diagram.

Tuesday: Draft an explanation of how your machine works. Remember to include causal connectives such as: as a result of, because of this, consequently, subsequently etc

Wednesday: Edit and publish your explanation text, ensuring you have beautiful handwriting – I would love to see some of your explanations. Get your grownups to share your learning on Twitter @BSMYear6

Thursday: Write a letter to STAPLES persuading them to buy your new and exciting machine. Remember to use persuasive devices and emotive language.

Friday: Complete the Reading Comprehension in the English folder under Week 13.

 

Art

Collect a flower or a few leaves from your garden or whilst you’re out on a walk. I would love to see your sketching skills. Create a close up image of your flower or leaves. If you want you could also create leaf rubbings using wax crayons if you have them – if not, crayons work just as well.

Science

Research how compost is made. Create a non-chronological report explaining the process and what you need to do in order to create your own compost. 

Geography

Research - bananas, grapefruits, melons, oranges, passion fruits, dragon fruits and grapes. Where do all of these fruits originate? How long does it take for them to arrive in the UK? Why do these fruits not grow in the UK?

PE

Complete Joe Wicks daily @ 9am!