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: Draw shapes accurately 
Day 2: Draw nets of 3-D shapes 
Day 3: What is volume?
Day 4: Compare volume
Day 5: Estimate volume

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.



Day 1: 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 2: 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.  Then complete the First News 'Four Stories' Reading Comprehension.
Day 3: Bug Club.
Day 4: Read the uploaded POWERPOINT 'The legend of Robin Hood'. 
Day 5: Complete the 'The Changing Police' and/or 'Ambush' Reading Comprehension. 



Day 1: CLICK HERE to revise the difference between direct speech and indirect speech and how to punctuate direct speech correctly.   
Day 2:
Revise how to vary punctuation marks in direct speech and develop your understanding of how you can vary your dialogue tags for effect by CLICKING HERE.  
to practise moving your dialogue tags from the beginning to the end of your sentences.  You will also look at how using pronouns can prevent your direct speech writing from being repetitive and confusing.  
Day 4: 
In this lesson you will learn how to insert a dialogue tag into the middle of a line of direct speech.  CLICK HERE. 

Day 5: CLICK HERE to develop your knowledge of how to insert dialogue tags into the middle of a line of direct speech.  You will also learn how to introduce additional speakers, using the correct punctuation.



Day 1:
Time to practise your weekly spellings.
Y5 & Y6 Spellings -
convert nouns or verbs into adjectives using the suffix -ful
Y6 Spellings - 
words that can be nouns and verbs. 

Day 2: 
Look up information on Robin Hood. Who was he and why did he become a legend? Was he a real person or a fictional character? CLICK HERE and HERE for information.
to watch and listen to the storyteller tell the traditional tale of Robin Hood. Listen to how he brings tension to the story and draws the reader in. 
Day 4:
Read the uploaded story of Robin Hood. What are the differences between the story teller version and the written story? Which do you prefer and why? Look up any vocabulary you don't understand the meaning of and note down the definition. Can you put them in to a sentence of your own?
Day 5:
Draw a map of the main events that happen in the story. Who are the main characters? Where is the story set?



Continue to take part in 'Beat the Street'.  See how far you can walk, cycle, run, scoot and roll this week.

CLICK HERE to join Joe Wicks in an active 8-minute workout.



to read and watch about crime and punishment in the Anglo-Saxon times. Learn how crime was punished in this time, what life was like, whether there was a police force, how people who broke the law punished and Weregild and Trial by ordeal. 



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