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Below is the home learning for those children who are working from home at the moment. Remember you can call the school office for a paper pack of all the work if you prefer. Complete your work in the Home learning book you were given over lockdown. If you require another one, please don’t hesitate to ask. Send in your work to homework@sandylands.lancs.sch.uk

English

We are looking at superheroes this week! Look at the activities below to enable you to have a go at writing your own Batman narrative. Click on the batman link below to watch the short clip you will need for the English activities below.

batman

Have a look at the plan below to see the different activities to complete at home.

English plan_superheroes_2nov20

Printable version below – click on the link. Remember, if you would like to collect a paper copy of any of the work please call the school office and we can arrange for you to come and collect the work pack.

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/English-plan_superheroes_2nov20.pdf

Guided reading

 

English plan_superheroes_2nov20
Cogheart_opening_extract

Printable version of the text is below – click on the link

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Cogheart_opening_extract.pdf

Read the prologue and chapter 1 of Cogheart  by Peter Bunzl.

Summarise the prologue in fewer than thirty words. Now summarise your first impressions of Lily by picking three adjectives to describe her and explaining your choice of each.

Now think about these questions below:

What is the name of the ship and who is the captain? (2 marks)

Find and copy a phrase on p. 9 that shows us Malkin isn’t keen to go. (1 mark)

Recap the prologue from yesterday. What have we learned about the character of John so far? What or who is Malkin?

What might ‘have you enough clicks’ mean? (2 marks)

Summarise the main events of the prologue in fewer than thirty words. (2 marks)

Read chapter 1 of Cogheart again and answer the questions below.

Which word is closest in meaning to putrid? (1 mark)

 Summarise your first impressions of Lily using three adjectives to describe her and explaining your choice of each. (3 marks)

Maths

This week’s Maths activities can be accessed below – click on the link to the White Rose website. Remember, if you would like a paper copy of these activities, please call the school office and we can arrange for you to come and collect them.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/week-8-number-fractions/

Science

What is a circuit? How can we change a circuit?

Click on the link below to access some activities and information about circuits on BBC Bitesize

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zq99q6f

Using the key knowledge statements (revision from year 4) and the information from BBC Bitesize.

Can you draw out some different circuits using some of the components? 

A circuit needs a power source
A battery( cell) is a power source
A circuit can also contain other electrical components such as bulbs, buzzers and motors
Electricity will only travel around a circuit if its complete
You can use a switch in a circuit to create a gap
When a switch is open, there is a gap in the circuit and electricity can not flow through

Art

Spot the celebrity! This week we are introducing our work on the artist Pablo Picasso. Look at some of his work above.

Click on the link below to have a look at some information about Pablo Picasso

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-pablo-picasso

Using Picasso’s work as inspiration, can you ‘Picasso’ your favourite celebrity? Think about using the influences from other artists we have looked at such as Matisse and Britto.

Start by finding a picture of your favourite celebrity and then look at the different Picasso pictures above.  Now try to create a picture of your celebrity in the style of Picasso.

Some useful vocabulary for this week – Line, perspective. cubism, shape

What is cubism?

 

 

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