25.1.21

The suggested timetable for this week:

Maths 
Watch the introductory video, then complete the questions from the uploaded worksheet. 
Day 1: Fractions to decimal (1)
Day 2: Fractions to decimal (2)
Day 3: Complete the Decimals booklet - the answers are at the back of the booklet.
Day 4: Understand percentages (Recap)
Day 5: Fractions to percentages

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.

Arithmetic Retrieval: Take on Miss Chan's Challenge!

Click these video links for help with certain questions: BODMAS, Rounding to the nearest 10 or 100 and Finding a fraction of a number

SPaG

Day 1: Complete the following two tasks:

Spellings: You have a new set of weekly spellings to practise. You could ask someone at home to test you on Friday. Can you beat / equal your highest score? Don't forget to find the definition for each word.

Subjunctive Form: Play the powerpoint and then complete the worksheet. 

Day 2: Subjunctive or not subjunctive? Identify whether each sentence uses the subjunctive or not. 
Day 3: Complete the sentences using the subjunctive. (Q5. Should obviously say astronaut not atronaut!)

For Day 4 and Day 5 watch THIS VIDEO on the Natural Curriculum and use this ONLINE Thesaurus to help  you complete the tasks
Day 4: Complete 'The Grammar Bit' and 'Whiteboard Challenges'
Day 5: Replace each of the bracketed words with a suitable synonym - see the uploaded worksheet.

Writing

Day 2: CLICK HERE to watch a BBC Bitesize video about how to build an argument.

Day 3: LESSON STARTER Choose one (or more!) of the ideas from the uploaded Debate Idea Cards file.   Think about the for / against arguments for the statement.  Perhaps you could debate against another person in your house.  CLICK HERE to watch some more familiar faces having a debate. CLICK HERE to watch videos of children debating in their classrooms.

Day 4: Would you travel around the world? LESSON STARTER Use the planning sheet to record your reasons for / against doing this.

Day 5: LESSON STARTER  Would you travel around the world? Use your planning sheet from yesterday to write an argument either for or against.  Look at the uploaded sheet for a list of possible sentence starters that may be useful.

          

The above piece of writing is from a previous child who is against travelling around the world.

Use this piece of writing and the example WAGOLL (which is uploaded) to help you.

Reading

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

Day 1: CLICK HERE to listen to a message from Sir David Attenborough (watch it a few times, and perhaps put the subtitles on to help!) then answer the comprehension questions.
Day 2: Complete the Vocabulary Victor activity to test your understanding of ambitious vocabulary.
Day 3: Take a break from the comprehensions. CLICK HERE to listen to / watch the strory 'Catching the Moon'.
Day 4: Hansel and Gretel activity. (Slightly easier.)
Day 5: Dulce Et Decorum Est activity. (Slightly harder.)

Oak National Academy and the National Literacy Trust have come together to launch a Virtual School Library to keep children reading during lockdown.

Every week, a popular children's author will become the ‘Author of the Week’ and provide a free book or audiobook and exclusive videos and activities aimed at primary school children, all available at library.thenational.academy.

This week's author is Nizrana Farook.  Read or listen to 'The Girl Who Stole an Elephant.' Spread the word!

PE

Monday: Sheffield Schools Get Active Lockdown Challenge! You decide your activity and decide the amount of time. Look at the uploaded information and activity log to challenge yourself this half-term. 

Thursday: Click on these titles to take part in 10 minute Shake Up activities by Change4Life.

Mater's Tow Truck Trail

Judy Hopps' Training Test

Core Memories 

Roo's Whoopty-Dooper Bounce

Geography

Around the World Project: 

  • Choose a county.
  • Research information about your chosen country.
  • Once collated, design an information poster for it - you could draw it or use Microsoft Publisher.
  • For ideas of what to include see the uploaded information sheet.

     

These are examples (WAGOLL) from previous children.

Look at how neatly and creatively they have presented the information. 

 

Meet another explorer who travelled along the sea. CLICK HERE to find out more about Christopher Columbus. 

 

You can 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.*

Science

How does changing the number and voltage of cells effect an electrical circuit. Click on the uploaded document to make your predictions and to find out what actually happens.

Music

CLICK HERE to listen to Richard Wagner's dramatic musical composition (overture) about the explorer Christopher Columbus.

Enjoy another Musical Moment from the Sheffield Music Hub.

PSHCE

It is mportant for us to recognise and celebrate our own achievements. We have uploaded instructions, a presentation and a task for you to complete.

French

Play the powerpoint to revisit previous learning of hobbies, sports and subjects.  Remember to have the sound on!

Wellbeing

You can continue to use this board to share how you are keeping in lockdown. You can share kind messages to other members of Y5/6, or pictures of things you have created at home.

*Please remember that this is a place for positivity and kindness 😊*

 

Have a great week Y5/6.  Please remember to keep emailing your learning in. smiley

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