25.1.21

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: Unit and non-unit fractions

Day 2: What is a fraction?

Day 3: Equivalent fractions

Day 4: Equivalent fractions

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. 

Blue

 Day 1: Unit and non-unit fractions

Day 2: What is a fraction?

Day 3: Equivalent fractions

Day 4: Equivalent fractions

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. 

Green

Day 1: Make equal parts

Day 2: Recognise a half

Day 3: Find a half

Day 4: Recognise a quarter

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. 

 

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.

Animal Homes (Red and Blue)

Garden Diary

 

There is also a 60 second quick read to complete: 

The Official Safe-Tea Shelter (Red and Blue)

Pete's Silver 

 

CLICK HERE to listen to a message from Sir David Attenborough (watch it a few times and with the subtitles on to help!) then use this video to complete the uploaded activity.

Take a break from the comprehensions. CLICK HERE to listen to /watch the strory 'Catching the Moon'.

You still have a range of allocated books on Bug Club. Well done those children who have logged in and who are using the program. 

 

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

Every week, a popular children's author will become our ‘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!

 

Writing:

Day 1: Handwriting, spelling and the subjunctive form 

  • Use the exception words to pracitse your spellings and handwriting - see uploaded sheets
  • Spellings - Use the dictionary work sheets to look up words meaning. Click here for dictionary work 
  • Play the Subjunctive Form powerpoint and then complete the worksheet. 

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 videos of children debating in their classrooms. CLICK HERE to see some more familiar faces having a debate.

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 of 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 and the example WAGOLL (which is uploaded) to help you.

 

Science

How does changing the number and voltage of cells effect an electrical circuit. Go to the uploaded document 'Electrical cells' to make your prediction and to find out what happens. 

 

PE

Monday: Sheffield Schools Get Active Lockdown Challenge! You decide your activity and decide the amount of time. Look at the uploaded instructions and log-sheet 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

 

Music

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

Enjoy this 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 an activity for you to complete.

 

French

Which foods do you like? Use the PowerPoint to help give your opinion in French. 

Red and Blue activity is in the powerpoint. A Green activity is uploaded.

 

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 instuctions.

     

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.

 

Use this board to share where you have been in the world.

Why were you there? Were you on holiday there? Visiting family? If you can't find anywhere you have been, where would you like to visit?  Perhaps you could share a photograph of your favourite memory from there.

*Please remember to put your name and your reasons for your choice i.e why you were there.

 

Wellbeing

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

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

 

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