This week's suggested timetable:

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Remember to practise your timestables and spellings each day.  The Y5/6 National Curriculum words can be found in the 'Reading and spelling key words' tab at the top of the Year 5/6B class page.



Day 1: Using scale factors
Day 2: Calculating scale factors
Day 3: Ratio and proportion problems (1)
Day 4: Ratio and proportion problems (2)
Day 5: Arithmetic practise - multiplying and dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000.  CLICK HERE for the BBC Bitesize page, then download the TASK.

As usual, we have uploaded the answers for this week's activities so you can mark your own. Play the roll of the teacher! You can mark it before sending it to us. We will then have a look at how you have done, and feedback as soon as we are able.  We can help with any misconceptions you may have.

Retrieval Practice:

Regular and irregular polygons

Reasoning about 3-D shapes


Day 1 and Day 2: Bug Club.  You have a range of levelled fiction, non-fiction and poetry books in your Bug Club library. Remember, wherever you see a bug there is a question waiting to be answered!
Day 3: The Highwayman Comprehension.
Day 4: Reading for enjoyment.  Catch up on current events and politics, alongside news on entertainment, sport and computer games in this week's edition of First News.
Day 5: First News 'Four Stories' Comprehensions.


Day 1: 
Time to practise your weekly spellings.  Remember to make sure you understand the meaning of each word.

Y5 & Y6 Spellings - words containing the letter string ‘ough’.

Y6 Spellings - synonyms and antonyms.  CLICK HERE to explore how to use synonyms and antonyms to add interest to your writing.

Day 2: A simile compares two things using the words 'like' or 'as'. CLICK HERE to practise writing similes for description. 
Day 3: 
A metaphor is the figurative device that compares something directly with something else in order to create a resemblance.  Read the uploaded activity POWERPOINT and then complete the uploaded 'Matching TASK' afterwards.    
Day 4:
Giving human feelings and actions to objects or ideas is called personification. Find out more HERE. Complete the uploaded TASK.        
Day 5:
Read the uploaded POWERPOINT 'Understanding Figurative Language'. Can you correctly identify the type of figurative language in the quiz at the end?



Day 1: What do you know about highwaymen? Make a list. Click HERE and HERE to find out information to help you.
Day 2:
Read the narrative poem, 'The Highwayman' by Alfred Noyles. Look up the unknown words that have been uploaded using a dictionary or iPad to get their meaning. CLICK HERE to see revise to use a dictionary. 
Day 3:
Review the poem storyline again. What happens? What do we know? Have a go at acting out each of the characters actions. What are they thinking and feeling?
Day 4:
Re-read the first three lines of the poem. Choose one of the three lines to illustrate using paint, inks, chalk pastels or coloured pencils, or if you haven't any of these a pen or pencil. Add your chosen line to your illustration.




This week it is Science week! 

We will be staying with our topic, 'Living Things and Their Habitats' including 'Classification'. We will be sharing what we have learnt in a presentation to the whole school on Friday.  

Click HERE to start with this week's warm up activity.

There are millions of different types of animals and splitting them into groups such as mammal, amphibian, reptile, etc. does help to identify them, but there are many other ways of grouping animals within each group according to their characteristics. Read the uploaded POWERPOINT and then complete the uploaded

INSECTS TASK - Stick the Insect Cards into the groups you have chosen on to a large sheet of paper then label each group.

BIRDS TASK (A) -  Stick the Bird Cards into the groups you have chosen on a to large sheet of paper then label each group. 
When finished, you could try answering the questions on worksheet A. 

MAMMALS TASK (B) - Stick the Mammal Cards into the groups you have chosen on to a large sheet of paper then label each group. 
When finished, you could try answering the questions on worksheet B.



Monday: Download the cards and join in with Joe Wicks' 5-minute move workout. To see Joe demonstrate the workouts CLICK HERE

Thursday: CLICK HERE to join the Super Movement! 



Causes of crime: What is a crime? There are many reasons why people commit crime. Some of these causes have always existed, such as greed, poverty and economic distress. Other causes of crime have changed since 1500. What have been the main causes of crime over time? Click HERE to watch a video and learn more. 



This week we are still looking at the Rights of the Child with the focus of in the classroom.  Read through the uploaded POWERPOINT, and then complete the TASKS on the second and fourth slides.



This week, we will be revising the weather.  Go through the uploaded POWERPOINT and complete the uploaded task.



Find out about the notable highwayman Dick Turpin in this song in this cool Horrible Histories parody song!  CLICK HERE to listen to and learn the song 'Stand and Deliver!' 


Have a great week of learning Y5/6!






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