This week's suggested timetable:


Remember to practise your timestables and spellings each day.
The Y3/4 and 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.



This week we would like you to look at the maths work from your year group. As usual, please watch the introductory video then complete the questions from the uploaded worksheet.  


Y5 Revision of arithmetic skills

Day 1: Add two 4-digit numbers - more than one exchange
Day 2: Subtract two 4-digit numbers -  more than one exchange
Day 3: Multiply by 10, 100 and 1,000
Day 4: Multiply 4 digits by 1 digit

Day 5: Multiply 2 digits by 2 digits

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Y6 Revision of arithmetic skills

Day 1: Add whole numbers with more than 4 digits (column method)
Day 2: Subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits (column method)
Day 3: Multiply 3 digits by 2 digits
Day 4: Divide 4 digits by 1 digit
Day 5: Short division

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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: Number and Place Value Quiz.



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!

Reading Comprehensions:                                                                                                                                 

The Highwayman. (Slightly easier)                                                                                                                              Rosalind Franklin and Francis Crick. (Slighter harder)

Kensuke's Kingdom:                                                                                                                                         

Read Chapter 7 'All that silence said'. Complete the uploaded reading TASKs.                                                       

Read Chapter 8 'Everyone dead in Nagasaki'. Complete the uploaded reading TASKs.

Reading for pleasure: This week's, 'Author of the Week' in the Virtual Library is Ross Welford. CLICK HERE to read his book 'Time Travelling with a Hamster'.


SPaG and Writing

Day 1: Weekly spellings.                                                                                                                                        Y5: Homophones and near homophones.  CLICK HERE to investigate homophones in detail, learn what homophones are, and explore the meaning of words in depth, spotting spelling rules.                             

Y6: Statutory Spelling Challenge Words.  

CLICK HERE to revise non-chronological reports and identify their key features.

Day 2:  

Y5 Spellings: CLICK HERE  review homophones and spelling rules from yesterday's spelling lesson. We will use an exciting new strategy to help us remember our spelling words and a spelling test at the end of the lesson.

Editing and redrafting written work. Watch the POWERPOINT and complete the TASK. There are two differentiated tasks so choose which one you feel most comfortable with completing. The red activity is the slightly harder one.

Day 3:  Read Chapter 7 from Kenuske's Kingdom, 'All that silence said'.                                                                    Complete the uploaded TASK 'Jellyfish Attack!'

Day 4: Read Chapter 8 from Kenuske's Kingdom, 'Everyone dead in Nagasaki'.                                                      Complete the uploaded TASK 'Getting on and Falling Out'

Day 5:  Referring back to Chapter 8, complete the uploaded TASK 'Life story'.


Retrieval Practice: CLICK HERE to revise prepositions of place and time. Remember, a preposition is a word that tells you where or when something is in relation to something else. Examples of prepositions include words like after, before, on, under, inside and outside.



Monday: CLICK HERE to take a magical trip to Hogwarts and join Harry Potter in his 'Book of Spells' workout.  

Wednesday: Rise & Shine with Tanzii TV.  Episode 1  Episode 2



Cherry blossoms are native to Japan and signify new beginnings. It is a very popular motif in Japanese painting. The Japanese culture loves nature in art because they are very respectful of the power of nature.   



We are continuing to look at 'Agreeing and Disagreeing' and learning how to agree and disagree with others repectfully. You need to play the POWERPOINT first before completing the TASK. 



Quelle est la date de ton anniversaire? When is your birthday? CLICK HERE to revise numbers from 1 to 31, the months of the year and how to repond to this question. Use the POWERPOINT to help you practise writing the date in French and then complete the uploaded TASK.



CLICK HERE recap what pitch is and how we can recognize high, middle and low sounds.  CLICK HERE to join in another 'Musical Moment' from the Sheffield Music Hub.



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'.


We hope you have a good week of learning Y5/6. smiley

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