Mrs Evans, Mrs Jones
Welcome to the Year 6 class page!
Welcome to Year 6!
Whilst you are off school, this is the place where you can visit to keep your brain in shape ready for when you return to school. Remember, you all have your pack of work sent from school to keep you busy so make sure you get started and fill your days evenly. Below are lots of ideas and links to websites, games and e-books which you can access for free whilst you learn at home. Which will be your favourite?
Here are some more activities to keep you busy during your second week off school:
Maths games & activities:
Maths challenge one: There are eleven different nets of a cube. Can you draw and find them all?
Maths challenge two: How many different combinations of 15 coins can you find that will make exactly £1? Coins may be used more than once.
Maths challenge three: Jack has four different coloured counters. He arranges them in a row. How many different ways can he arrange them? There are 24 possible combinations so try to work systematically.
Maths challenge four: Can you solve the coded number square? Follow this link to the website to find the problem: https://nrich.maths.org/6554
Maths challenge five: Sam divided 15 pennies among four small bags. He could then pay any sum of money from 1p to 15p, without opening any bag. How many pennies did Sam put in each bag?
English Writing and SPaG games & activities:
- https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html%22 - Just get your parents to create a free account to access lots of free books online.
When writing during your time off school, think about using super punctuation: colons, semi-colons, brackets, dashes and commas. Can you use different ways to open your sentences? Can you include description like similes, personification, metaphors and adjectives?
- Can you write a story based on this story opening? Suddenly the dragon’s roar pierced the night. I leapt to my feet. I stood totally motionless. All was silent….and then it came again, only this time closer to us.
- Imagine you are an evacuee in WW2. Think about being evacuated and taking a suitcase of your favourite items. What would you put in it? Can you write a diary entry explaining what you would pack?
- http://www.pobble365.com/ This website gives you a picture a day to write about. So, grab your favourite notepad, and write a story based on one of the pictures.
- Can you create a video, radio advert or poster explaining to local residents in Cannock what to do in a Blackout in WW2?
- Can you create a model of a WW2 plane using recycled materials from around your house?
- Can you make a WW2 medal with tin foil and card?
- Can you create a piece of art work based on the poem Flander’s Fields by John McCrae ?
Our science topic this half term is electricity. Can you create a poster showing how to be safe when using electricity? Use this website to help you: http://www.switchedonkids.org.uk/electrical-safety-in-your-home.
Take a look at this page of lovely resources and craft ideas based on lots of Bible stories: https://www.bdes.org.uk/resources-for-prayer-and-learning.html .
Father Peter is also livestreaming daily masses from our church through Facebook.
As part of our RE Lent unit, we look at the teachings of Jesus in the Beatitudes. Here is a link to the Gospel: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+5&version=NIV Can you write your own modern-day version of the Beatitudes and share these with the people at home?
Also, don't forget to keep fit and do some PE; you can join in with Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) on YouTube every morning at 9am for a daily workout! Remember to visit https://scratch.mit.edu/ to improve your ICT coding skills on Scratch. Finally, don't forget to practise and use your guitar at home!
In addition to this, Twinkl are offering parents a month free ultimate full subscription with the code UKTWINKLEHELPS using the weblink www.twinkl.co.uk/offer. This website is used by lots of teachers and contains thousands of PowerPoints, activities, worksheets and games for every subject so get your parents to sign up!
Keep yourself busy and most importantly safe!
See you back at school soon.
Mrs Evans and Mrs Jones
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