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Hello!
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 the first lockdown. If you require another one, please don’t hesitate to ask. Send in your work to year6homework@sandylands.lancs.sch.uk.

 

English

We are continuing our work on Beatrix Potter. Read another story (you can find them on YouTube) and create your own animal character. Write and illustrate your own Beatrix Potter-type adventure featuring your character.

Guided Reading 

This week we are looking at the text The Nowhere Emporium by Ross Mackenzie.

Nowhere Emporium_opening extract

 

Printable version below – click on the link

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Nowhere-Emporium_opening-extract.pdf

Read the Prologue from The Nowhere Emporium by Ross Mackenzie. Think about the question: Who? What? Where? When? Create a spidergram to answer the questions and jot down anything strange about The Nowhere Emporium.

Now think about these questions

Session 1 – In which month did the shop arrive? What colour was the shop? What was the name of the shop? What came out of the shop when it opened?

Session 2 –  Re-read Prologue from The Nowhere Emporium. RETRIEVE 1: What do you have to bring to the shop? How long did the shop stay there? (2 marks) INFER 1: Why do you think the author does not tell you what is inside The Nowhere Emporium? What is the effect of this on the reader? (3 marks).

Session 3 –  Read chapter 1 of The Nowhere Emporium. Pre teach: carved stone angels and gargoyles; the air was infused; porcelain dolls; particles of dust; tinted sepia. WORD MEANING 1: Find and copy a word on page 14 which means the same as ‘shake’.(1 mark) INFER 2: ‘Bring your imagination’ What do you think this means? At what sort of place might you be required to bring your imagination? (3 marks)

Session 4  Re-read chapter 1 of The Nowhere Emporium INFER 3: Find and copy a sentence on page 17 which shows the magpies were staring at Daniel. (1 mark) INFER 4: Why do you think the man smiles at the end of the chapter? (3 marks)

Session 5  SUMMARISE: Using what you have read so far, write a diary entry as Daniel, expressing your thoughts and feelings about what you have seen in the emporium. Use evidence from the text to help you. (3 marks)

 

Maths 

This week in Maths we will be looking at Fractions
Session 1 – to simplify fractions

Watch the home learning video about simplifying fractions and then complete the tasks below

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

Task 1  – White Rose activity sheets

 

 

Y6-Autumn-Block-3-WO1-Simplify-fractions-2019

 

 

Printable version below – click on the link

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Y6-Autumn-Block-3-WO1-Simplify-fractions-2019.pdf

Task 2  – Now complete the Maths no Problem workbook A which you can collect from school – complete pages 59-62.

Session 2  – to compare and order fractions

Watch the Home Learning video below and then complete the tasks

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/week-9-number-fractions/

Task 1 -Activity sheets – White Rose

 

 

 

Y6-Autumn-Block-3-WO3-Compare-and-order-denominator-2019

 

 

 

Printable version below – click on the link

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Y6-Autumn-Block-3-WO3-Compare-and-order-denominator-2019.pdf

 

 

Y6-Autumn-Block-3-WO4-Compare-and-order-numerator-2019

 

 

 

Printable version below – click on the link

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Y6-Autumn-Block-3-WO4-Compare-and-order-numerator-2019.pdf

 

Task 2  – Complete the Maths no Problem workbook A  pages 63-68

Science

Can you name any common garden birds and how many can you spot in your garden or the area that you live?

Key Vocabulary –  Create your own word bank for garden birds.

Learning Activity  Using the RSPB website, research common garden birds. Produce a list of common garden birds that you can use for your own survey. Produce an information page for one (or more) of the birds.

Click on the link below  to the RSPB website
https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/

Art

We are continuing to look at Picasso this week in particular the still life drawing of  Bowl of fruit, violin and bottle.

Key Vocabulary – Line, perspective, Cubism, shape

Learning Activity – 
Using Picasso’s work as inspiration, produce a still life drawing. Using objects around the home, create your own still life with three objects. Have a go at drawing it. Remember to draw exactly what you can see and not what you think you can see.

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/picasso-bowl-of-fruit-violin-and-bottle-l01895

History 

How much did you learn about World War 2?

Key Vocabulary Write a list of new words that you have learned in our WW2 topic.

Learning Activity  Complete the end of unit quiz below! How much can you remember? Look up anything you may have forgotten to remind yourself.

World War Two Quiz for Kids

 

Printable version below – click on the link

https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/World-War-Two-Quiz-for-Kids.pdf

 

Below is a website which may jog your memory if you are struggling!

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Britain.html

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