1.2.21

This week's learning is split into days:

Maths

Have a go at the maths colour you find the most comfortable doing. 

Red is the hardest, Blue is easier and Green is the easiest. 

Watch the videos then answer the questions from the uploaded worksheets. *Not all days have video links.

 

Red

Day 1: Fractions greater than 1

Day 2: Improper fractions to mixed numbers

Day 3: Mixed numbers to improper fractions

Day 4: Number sequences

Day 5: Big Maths : set a timer for 100 seconds. Answer as many questions as you can in that time. Then check your answers before continuing to answer the remainder of the questions. 

Retrieval practice: Complete the Red Place Value Booklet. The answers are on the last page.

 

Blue

 Day 1: Equivalent fractions

Day 2: Fractions greater than 1

Day 3: Count in fractions

Day 4: Fractions on a number line

Day 5: Big Maths: set a timer for 60 seconds. Answer as many questions as you can in that time. Check your answers then answer the remainder of the questions. 

Retrieval practice: Complete the Blue Place Value Booklet. The answers are on the last page.

 

Green

Day 1: Find a quarter

Day 2: Recognise a third

Day 3: Find a third

Day 4: Unit fractions

Day 5: Big Maths: set a timer for 90 seconds. Answer as many questions as you can in this time. Then check your answers before continuing to answer the remainder of the questions. 

Retrieval practice: Complete the Green Place Value Booklet. The answers are on the last page.

 

Reading:

For this week's reading, there are a variety of activities for you to choose from. 

Red is the hardest, Blue is easier and Green is the easiest.

Captain Blackbeard (Red and Blue)

Arctic Explorers

 

There is also a 60 second quick read to complete: 

Spotting a Tsunami (Red and Blue)

The Queen's Elephant

 

Reading for enjoyment: 

  • CLICK HERE for a new issue of First News (enter the code FNLOCKDOWN3)
  • This week's , 'Author of the Week' in the virtual school library is Sally Gardner. CLICK HERE to read or listen to 'Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Blue Moon'(Available until Sunday 7th February)

 

Writing:

Day 1: Spelling pattern work - see uploaded sheets  to look up the meaning of the words and Look, Cover, Say, Write, Check

  • Spelling Patterns A - adding the suffix -ious and -eous 
  • Spelling Pattern B - hyphens

CLICK HERE to learn and play games about the suffix -ious and -eous

Also complete the uploaded spelling words with handwriting practice. 

 

Test you knowledge with these Spelling Quizzes. How many can you get correct?

Y3&4 Spellings Quiz

Y5&6 Spellings Quiz

 

CLICK HERE to learn about how to use a hypen to clarify meaning.  Complete the uploaded 'Hunt the Hyphen!' activity sheet.

Watch the PowerPoint on hyphens and then complete the uploaded hyphens TASK 'Lucy'.

 

Day 2: Chapter 3  - CLICK HERE to listen to Chapter 3 being read and/or read the uploaded copy, then answer the comprehension questions.

Day 3: Where did Michael and his family travel around the world?  Use the information in Chapter 3 to record where they visited.  Also, complete the uploaded task. 

Day 4: CLICK HERE to listen to the end of Chapter 3 and the beginning of Chapter 4 being read and / or read the uploaded copy.  LESSON STARTER Record Michael's thoughts and feelings during this section of the book. Summarise on a story board the main events.

Day 5: LESSON STARTER Use the planning from yesterday to write in role as Michael.  Remember to include before and after falling in the water.

This is a previous child's writing. The tense is a little mixed, however, they use examples from the book well. Their next step would be to write another paragraph to describe being in the sea. Following that, they would need to edit and improve their work - authors never publish first drafts!  

 

PE

Let's keep moving! Take on a daily challenge from the February Active Calender.

Monday: Yorkshire Sport Foundation have uploaded #ThisIsPE activties to keep us all active and help burn off some energy! Lily Pad, Reaction Wall, Gym Shapes and Travel and Sock Wars  

Thursday: GoNoodle Time! Get Energized, Chillax To The Max and Blazer Fresh Dance Tutorial: LiteFeet

 

Science

Research information about one of the animals that Michael saw on his journey.  Present the information however you wish. (See Writing Day 3 for details of the TASK)

 

Music

Enjoy another Musical Moment brought to you by the wonderful (slightly bonkers!) Brass Team at the Sheffield Music Hub.

 

PSHCE

What skills and attributes make a good learner? We have uploaded instructions, a presentation and a task for you to complete.

 

Computing

We are learning that anyone can put information on the World Wide Web and that information can be biased or unreliable. 

CLICK HERE Should I trust everything I read on the web? 

CLICK HERE Digital Literacy - Using Search Engines.

Use the information from the above sites to answer the QUIZ

 

RE

Reflect back on what you know about  the wisdom from these three religions: Islam, Christanity and Sikhism. Use your knowledge to complete the uploaded task.

 

Art

Monday: LESSON STARTER Use the uploaded sheet (Improving Pencil Control) to help you develop your drawing skills.

Friday: Inspired by 'The Great Wave off Kangagawa' by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, use the art skills from the previous art lesson to draw waves. We have uploaded a sheet of waves that you may wish to use as inspiration.

      

     

These are examples of other children's artwork.

 

Geography

Use this board to share where you have been in the world. Why were you there? Can you share a picture? If you can't find anywhere you have been, where would you like to visit?

*Remember to add your name and the reason for your choice of destination.

 

Wellbeing

Use this board to share how you are keeping well in lockdown. We have really enjoyed keeping in touch with you all and reading all your kind messages of suppport to other members of Y5/6. Why not add a picture of things you have created or been up to at home! Keep positive and keep smiling!smiley

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