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# Home Learning Tasks WC 2.11.20

Hello Y6! Here are this week’s home learning activities:

Monday 2nd November

English:

LO: To activate prior knowledge and consider the historical context.

In this lesson, the children will look at an extract from a newspaper article. They will think about what they already know, what they can infer and generate questions to help reflect upon what they don't yet know.

Maths:

LO: What is a fraction?

In this lesson, you will explore the parts of a fraction and the different ways they can be used.

Task: Complete maths lesson 1 worksheet.

PE: Joe Wicks

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Spanish:

Click on the link below and press ‘login’. Next, click ‘pupil games’ and enter the relevant log in details for your class (please see below).

Pupil games area login:

Y6B      flag

Y6L      food

Y6M     cake

Tuesday 3rd November

English:

LO: To read a recount and answer retrieval and inference-based questions.

In this lesson, the children will place World War II on a timeline and be taught some subject-specific vocabulary. They will then read a first-hand account from a Blitz survivor and answer a range of inference and retrieval questions. The children will also have to reflect upon the type of question they are being asked.

Maths:

LO: To represent fractions.

In this lesson, you will represent, identify, name and write fractions.

Task: Complete maths lesson 2 worksheet.

PE: Joe Wicks

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Topic: Spelling

LC: To investigate homophones.

In this lesson, we will establish what a homophone is and explore some of the types of word class homophones can be. 10 spelling words will be explained and set to learn.

Wednesday 4th November

English:

LO: To understand the key information in a text and consider the author’s perspective.

In this lesson, the children will re-read the text they read previously and be guided to find the key information; they will also be guided to reflect upon the author's experience as they read. The lesson culminates with a writing opportunity which will help the children understand that reading helps them understand an entirely different life while building their ability to empathise.

Maths:

LO: To use equivalent fractions.

In this lesson, you will use different representations to identify equivalent fractions.

Task: Complete maths lesson 3 worksheet.

PE: Joe Wicks

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Science: Diet and lifestyle.

LC: What are the key parts of a healthy diet?

In this lesson, we will learn about what is important in a healthy diet. We will discuss the seven nutrients we need to know as well as their role in the body.

Thursday 5th November

English:

LO: To read a new text and consider the author’s use of language.

In this this lesson, the children will read a new account of a Blitz survivor and look at some of the language used to help them build comprehension. They will also make some brief comparisons between the two texts

Maths:

LO: To use tenths and hundredths.

In this lesson, you will identify, name and write equivalent tenths and hundredths.

Task: Complete maths lesson 4 worksheet.

PE: Joe Wicks

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English Grammar:

LC: To explore simple and compound sentences.

In this lesson, we will be learning about clauses, simple sentences, coordinating conjunctions and compound sentences.

Friday 6th November

English:

LO: To consider how reading can provide people with a way of learning new things.

In this lesson we will review everything we have learnt from reading the survivors' stories. The children will then make a mind map showing what the book they are currently reading or have recently read is teaching them. Finally, the teacher will suggest books the children might like to read if they are interested in learning more about WW2.

Maths:

LO: To order fractions.

In this lesson, you will order and compare fractions.

Task: Complete maths lesson 5 worksheet.

PE: Joe Wicks

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Spelling:

To practise and apply knowledge of homophones, including test.

In this lesson, we will recap what a homophone is, revisit the 10 spelling words set and learn a spelling practice strategy. The 10 spelling words will also be tested at the end.