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.
- 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!
- 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
Using the adjectives and verbs that you collected on Friday, begin drafting 1-2 verses for a shape poem on the theme of blood or the heart. Remember – your poem doesn’t need to rhyme.
Draw a shape for your poem using a pencil. Perhaps a classic heart shape or maybe a more scientific drawing with lines of various widths to represent blood-filled vessels. Read your poem aloud to check it makes sense, before writing in your best handwriting within the outline of your drawing.
With your grown-ups talk about how Slogans are used to persuade readers not to smoke. Consider the strategies used by campaigners to appeal to readers emotions. Choose a slogan you think is the most effective and write a short paragraph to explain why.
Draft an emotive poster for an anti-smoking advert aimed at teenagers that has a powerful and effective slogan. Remember to include all the health related problems that smoking causes and all the reasons why smoking is a negative thing to do!
Publish your poster! Remember to make it bright and eye-catching!
- Draw a detailed illustration of the human heart. Use shading and colour to add depth to your artwork.
- Create an informative PowerPoint about the different ways to keep the human heart healthy.
- Create a 3D human heart using play-doh, clay or any materials that you have at home. Please photograph this and share your brilliant learning on our Year 6 Twitter page.
- Over the course of a week, complete a range of different exercises. Each time measure your pulse. Once you have done this, complete a line graph with your results. Remember to label the axis and give your line graph a title.
- Complete Joe Wicks daily @ 9am!
- Take part in a range of exercise such as running, cycling or skipping.
Keep a record of how far you run or how many skips you complete as this will help you see your improvements.