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This week's learning:

Don't forget to join our class meeting on Monday at 10am.

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: Subtract mixed numbers
Day 2: Subtract- breaking the whole
Day 3: Subtract 2 mixed numbers
Day 4: Multiply unit fractions by an integer 
Day 5: Big Maths: set a timer for 100 seconds. Answer as many questions as you can in that time. Check your answers before continuing to answer the remainder of the questions. 

Retrieval Practice: Complete the Red Multiplication and Division booklet, the answers are on the last page.

 

Blue

Day 1: Fractions of a set of objects
Day 2: Fractions of a quantity 
Day 3: Calculate quantities
Day 4: Fractions Assessment 
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 Multiplication and Division booklet, the answers are on the last page.

 

Green

Day 1: Tenths as decimals
Day 2: Fractions on a number line
Day 3: Fractions of a set of objects
Day 4: Fractions of a set of objects
Day 5: Big Maths: set a timer for 90 seconds. Answer as many questions as you can in this time. Check your answers before continuing to answer the remainder of the questions. 

Retrieval Practice: Complete the Green Multiplication booklet, the answers are on the last page.

 

Sumdog Sheffield Maths Contest - starts Friday 5th to Thursday 11th March. 

How will you do? Will you get your name on the leader board?

   

 

 

Reading

This week is all about reading! It is World Book Week:

You're invited to...

a fun filled week of brilliant FREE events. CLICK HERE to register for any event of interest with the password clubsandfairs

 

Monday:

CLICK HERE to listen to Miss Chan share a story.

Play the uploaded 'The Masked Reader' Quiz.  Test your knowledge of authors and books by trying to guess the identity of the mystery masked reader.

 

Tuesday

9.30am Miss Tejeda will be reading the story, 'Fly Eagle Fly' live to Y5/6. Look for the Google Meet invite!

CLICK HERE to join David Walliams for his AMAAAAAZING assembly for World Book Day. The event will last for 30 minutes and go live 10:30am, so make sure you're ready a few minutes before then.

 

Wednesday:

9.30am Misss Button will be reading a story live to Y5/6. Look for the Google Meet invite!

 

Thursday: World Book Day 2021

9.30am Mrs Holder will be reading a story live to Y5/6. Look for the Google Meet invite!

   

Find the uploaded 'World Book Day: Digital Library'. Then, choose a book cover to click on and listen to the author talk about/read an extract from their book - you can choose to listen to more than one story! It may encourage you to read the whole book. 

 

How many books can you guess correctly in the uploaded 'World Book Day Quiz'?

 

Friday:

CLICK HERE to listen to Miss Ditte share a story.

 

Bug Club: You have a range of levelled books in your Bug Club library. Remember, wherever you see a bug there is a question waiting to be answered!  Please aim to log on a couple of times this week.

 

Reading for Pleasure:

This week's, 'Author of the Week' in the Virtual Library is Dominique Valente. CLICK HERE to read to  'Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day'.  You can listen to Dominique read the chapters to the book, discover her top three recommended books and read a Q&A to find out her favourite things about reading.

 

Writing

Day 1: Spellings - Practise your handwriting and spellings using the uploaded spellings. 

Have a go at the uploaded activity 'Desert Island Survival'. Watch this LESSON STARTER for help. 

 

Day 2:  CLICK HERE to listen to and / or read the uploaded copy of Chapter 6 'Abunai!' Complete the uploaded day 2 TASK. Watch this LESSON STARTER to help you.

     

 

Day 3: Complete the uploaded TASK 'Super Synomyns'.

 

Day 4: Watch the LESSON STARTER to help with the TASK 'Message in a Bottle' letter. Use the uploaded H.E.L.P writing plan to support structuring your ideas. You could then present your letter in the uploaded bottle template

  

 

Day 5: Write Now! Watch the LESSON STARTERLook at the uploaded 'The Greatest Library.' TASK. Read the story starter and continue the writing. Use the 'Question Time' to help you with ideas for your writing. Aim to write for 30 - 40 minutes and produce at least a page of A4. You may want to read your finished piece to someone in your family and see what they think. We look forward to reading them too.

   The Greatest Library.

Fancy talking Japanese?

*Take a look at the videos at the bottom of the page and learn how to say, 'I'm sorry' = 'Gomenasai' and 'Warning' = 'Abunai' in Japanese. 

 

PE

Monday: Get active with March Active Calender (uploaded). Take on a different challenge everyday!

CLICK HERE for PE with Joe Wicks

Thursday Get your dancing shoes on with GoNoodle CLICK HERE, HERE and HERE

 

PSHCE

This week in lesson 2 of 'Good to be me' we will be looking at 'Mixed Feelings' and learning how to recognise and explain how we are feeling even when we are a mixture of emotions. You need to play the POWERPOINT first before completing the TASK. The instructions are there to help you.

Music

CLICK HERE for the video that accompanies the uploaded worksheet of activities on 'pulse'.

French

In French this week, we will be revising numbers 1-15 and food items. Complete the TASK to see what 'I'd like...'.

 

Computing

How does code work?

Ask a parent or carer if you can make your own Scratch account, if they give you permission, make an account by clicking here

This week we will be focussing more on the scripts which makes games work.

Have a go at playing this game. Have a think about what instructions you think that the cat ‘sprite’ may have been given.

Have a look at the cat scripts on this presentation. The code on the left is the correct script that the game uses. What do you think would happen if there was no forever block? What difference would it make to the program?

Click back on the game and click ‘see inside’. Look at how the code has the forever block. Now, remove the forever block and click the green flag to run the code again. What has happened?

Now put the forever block back so that the game isn’t broken anymore- could you do that? Have a look at the slides to help you.

Now look at the mouse scripts on the slides. Go back on the game and change the numbers in the green block to 0. Click the green flag at the top of the script- what has happened?

Now if you look closely at this part of the screen,

 you will see the scratch co-ordinates. (0,0) is the middle of the screen and the x axis goes from -240 to 240 and the y axis goes from -180 to 180. If you put your mouse on the stage area it will tell you the coordinates.

Now have a go at ‘debugging’ this program. There are 5 things that don’t work properly.

Run the program and see what strange or unusual things they are doing and then try to fix them, using the prompts on the PowerPoint to help.

 

Geography

This week in geography, we would like you to design a fantasy island. You could base it on the island map from Michael Moorpurgo's Kensuke's Kingdom. What would it look like? Include a key and the compass points. Watch the LESSON STARTER and play the Fantasy Maps POWERPOINT to help you and for more information.

CLICK HERE to learn how to use a compass and read maps.

Also play the Compass Points POWERPOINT to help undstand compass points and complete the blank compass GRID that has been uploaded. There is a quick game uploaded to play called Compass Directions GAME.

    

      

Continue to use this board to share where you have been in the world. Were you on holiday there? Visiting family? Perhaps you could share a photograph of your favourite memory from there. Please remember to put your name, and your reason for being there.

Can you find where the teachers have been? Post a comment or ask a question to show you have found our 'pins'.

 

Well Being

We are really enjoying how you are using this board to share what they are doing and how they are feeling. Your kind messages to other members of Y5/6 and positive thoughts are wonderful to read. smiley

 

We hope you have a great week. Keep safe, and keep smiling. 

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