Year 6

Welcome everybody!

This is a sample timetable – you may wish to change the order of the lessons within the day.

Monday
Spelling in Spelling Books
English Silent Reading BREAK Times Tables Maths LUNCH Music Physical Activity
Tuesday
Spelling  Handwriting
English Silent Reading BREAK Times Tables  

Maths

 

LUNCH Geography Physical Activity
Wednesday

Spelling Test

English Silent Reading BREAK  

Times Tables

 

Maths

 

LUNCH Science  

Physical Activity

Thursday
Spelling Activity
English Silent Reading BREAK  

Times Tables

 

 

Maths

 

LUNCH Art/D&T Physical Activity
Friday

Spelling Test

English Silent Reading BREAK  

Times Tables

 

 

Maths

 

LUNCH R.E.  

Physical Activity

 

NEW READING SCHEME! 

27.1.21

Buckstones have signed up to an American online reading scheme, which is currently available during this difficult time.

The log in details will be sent out by Parentmail, however please be aware of the time you log in, please see below.

Signing in with a parent’s email is easy and just requires you to verify the free account by clicking on an email and creating your own password.

Once you have selected your own name you can select a book of your choice. There is a wide variety including fiction, non-fiction, comics, a ‘read to me’ section where the words are highlighted as the narrator reads the story, videos and audiobooks.

You can amend the reading level by pressing on the button that looks like a barchart and AR next to it.

Your teacher will be able to see your reading progression and we look forward to seeing you enjoy this scheme!

 

 

There are a number of activities which need to be completed daily/weekly:

Times tables – TTRockstars and Hit the Button. (10-15 mins starter.)  NEW:  Y5 & 6 TTRockstars Weekly Challenge which will refresh every Wednesday!!

Spellings – regular LCWC practice, home tests. (15-20 mins approx.)  If you are unable to print out handwriting/LCWC sheets then you could copy the grid into your book carefully using a pencil and ruler.

Silent Reading– current Oxford Reading Tree book/Oxford Owl/your own reading book from home.  There are also some stories you can listen to here: www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevens-catch-up/  (30 mins approx.)  Read from a wide source of materials.

Guided Reading – You will be given instructions of which pages or chapters to read on which days.  Activities will follow these set reading tasks. (30 mins approx.)

Remember to watch the Daily News and Weekly News throughout the week.

You will be provided with a Home Learning book in which to complete the tasks set.  Only a few sheets will need to be printed out as most tasks will be able to be viewed on screen and answers recorded in your home learning book.  

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Hope you have had a lovely weekend.  The weather has improved so I hope you have been able to go walking or enjoy yourselves outside – safely of course!

 

Monday 1st March 2021 (1.3.21)

Spellings: Groups 1-4 Group 5

Please write your spellings into your spelling book in alphabetical order.

WC 21.3.1 Groups 1 4    WC 21.3.1 Group 5

Guided Reading: Read Humans and primates.

This can be found on Espresso/KS2/Science/Evolution/Factfile

 

English: Narrative writing/Grammar

W.A.L.T.: write a narrative.

In this lesson, children will use some of the imagery and contextual knowledge they have developed about Victorian London to independently write a suspense story. In this lesson, death is referred to in our model write. For some people this will be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support you.

Write a narrative – video 

 

Maths: Statistics

W.A.L.T.: interpret line graphs.

In today’s lesson, we will explore discrete and cumulative data and interpret different types of line graphs.

Interpret line graphs – video

Interpret line graphs – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

Music: 

  • Mrs Cermak has added lessons and you have been sent details about how to log in. DO NOT CHANGE USERNAMES AND/OR PASSWORDS EVEN IF YOU ARE PROMPTED TO DO SO!!
  • Derbyshire Music at Home has a range of different music activities aimed at the Junior age range.

www.derbyshiremusichub.org.uk/get-involved/music-at-home/music-at-home.aspx

  • BBC Bitesize Music

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

 

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Tuesday 2nd March 2021 (2.3.21)

Spellings: Handwriting practice

Guided ReadingRefer back to the Espresso factfile about ‘Humans and primates’.  Construct a timeline to show the evolution of humans.

Label the timeline using the correct names at each stage and the number of years ago.

 

English: Narrative writing/Vocabulary

W.A.L.T.: identify the features of a persuasive letter.

In this lesson, children will learn about the features of a persuasive letter and practise identifying them in a model. In this lesson, death is referred to in our model write. For some people this will be be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support you.

Identify features of a persuasive letter – video

 

Maths: Ratio and Proportion

W.A.L.T.: use fractions to express proportions.

In today’s lesson, we will learn how to express proportion using fractions.  We will describe shape patterns using fractions and extend them further.

Fractions to express proportion – video

Fractions to express proportion – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

Geography: Globalisation

W.A.L.T.: research where our food comes from.

In this lesson, we will learn about where our food comes from. We will begin by learning about food miles and then explore why our food comes from so many different countries. Finally, we will learn about the effects of increasing food miles.

Globalisation and food 2 – video

Exit quiz

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

 

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Wednesday 3rd March 2021 (3.3.21)

Guided ReadingRefer back to the Espresso factfile about ‘Humans and primates’.  Answer the following questions.  Human Evolution Q

 

English: Narrative writing/Punctuation

W.A.L.T.: develop our understanding of the context for a persuasive letter.

In this lesson, we will be learning about the crime which is going to be the stimulus for our writing. We will also meet and make inferences about the characters whose perspective we will be writing our letters from.

Understanding the context of a persuasive letter – video

 

Maths: Ratio and Proportion

W.A.L.T.: use ratio to express relationships.

In today’s lesson, we will be describing patterns using ratio and applying ratio to word problems.

Ratio to express proportion – video

Ratio to express proportion – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

Science: Humans and animals over time

W.A.L.T.: understand how the discovery of DNA has changed science?

In this lesson, we will learn all about DNA! We will learn what DNA is, the story of DNA’s discovery and the scientific developments that DNA’s discovery has led to.

Discovery of DNA – video

Discovery of DNA – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

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Thursday 4th March 2021 (4.3.21)

 

As it is World Book Day,  instead of guided reading, read a book of your own choice.

 

English: Narrative writing/Vocabulary

W.A.L.T.: develop a rich understanding of words associated with sadness and anger.

In this lesson, we will introduce new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and apply the vocabulary in sentences.

Develop a rich understanding of words associated with sadness and anger – video 

 

Maths: Ratio and Proportion

W.A.L.T.: solve problems involving scale factor in shapes.

In today’s lesson, we will investigate congruent and describe the relationships between similar shapes.

Solve problems involving scale factor in shapes – video

Solve problems involving scale factor in shapes – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

D&T: Electrically controlled cars

W.A.L.T.: identify different parts of toy cars.

Today we are going to look at the design of toy cars.  What are the different parts called?  What is their function?  Have a go at drawing the 3D structure of your own car.

D&T Worksheet 2

 

P.S.H.E.: Healthy Lifestyles

W.A.L.T.: understand what a healthy diet involves.

In this lesson, we will explore what a diet is and why it is so important. We will look at the benefits of eating the right foods and will be introduced to the Eatwell Plate. From this, we will have a better understanding of the different amounts of foods we should be eating. At the end of the lesson, we will write a letter persuading others to make healthier choices (optional).

Food! Glorious Food! – video

Exit quiz

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

 

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Friday 5th March 2021 (5.3.21)

 

Spelling Test

 

Spelling Revision

W.A.L.T.: practise and apply our knowledge of French and Greek etymology.

In this lesson, we will practise and apply our knowledge of French and Greek etymology and we will have a spelling test.

Video 

 

English: Narrative/Persuasion

W.A.L.T.: practise persuasive techniques.

In this lesson, we will be learning some new formal and emotions vocabulary. We will also practise writing some flattery sentences.

Practise persuasive techniques – video 

 

Maths: Ratio and Proportion

W.A.L.T.: solve percentage problems involving the relative size of two quantities 1.

In this lesson, we will be solving problems in the context of enlarging recipes and making bracelets.

Solve problems involving quantities – video

Solve problems involving quantities – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

R.E.: Is it better to express religion through arts and architecture or charity and generosity?

W.A.L.T.: understand how important holy buildings are in religion.

Look at a selection of images of religious buildings and try to identify similarities and differences between these holy buildings. Can you suggest reasons why these similarities and differences might exist?

Religious Buildings In Oldham

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

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Have a great weekend and I will see you all on Monday!

 

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Welcome back after the half term.  I hope you had a relaxing and safe break and are ready and raring to go!

 

Monday 22nd February 2021 (22.2.21)

Spellings: Groups 1-4 Group 5

Please write your spellings into your spelling book in alphabetical order.  WC 21.2.22 Groups 1 4    WC 21.2.22 Group 5

 

Guided Reading: Read the fact files about Evolutionary Scientists.

Go to Espresso/KS2 Science/Evolution/Factfiles/Evolutionary scientists

 

English: Narrative writing/Grammar

W.A.L.T.: explore complex sentences.

In this lesson, we will look at clauses, main clauses, subordinate clauses, subordinating conjunctions and how to structure complex sentences.

Exploring complex sentences – video 

 

Maths: Percentages

W.A.L.T.: recap what a percentage is and its connection to fractions.

In today’s lesson, we will begin by consolidating our understanding of percentages before applying this to a range of problems including calculating percentages of amounts and comparison of percentages, including percentage decrease later in the week.

Percentages and the link to fractions – video

Percentages and the link to fractions – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

Music: 

  • Mrs Cermak has added lessons and you have been sent details about how to log in. DO NOT CHANGE USERNAMES AND/OR PASSWORDS EVEN IF YOU ARE PROMPTED TO DO SO!!
  • Derbyshire Music at Home has a range of different music activities aimed at the Junior age range.

www.derbyshiremusichub.org.uk/get-involved/music-at-home/music-at-home.aspx

  • BBC Bitesize Music

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

 

 

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Tuesday 23rd February 2021 (23.2.21)

Spellings: Handwriting practice

Guided Reading: Bullet point and list 5 facts about each of the Evolutionary Scientists.

 

English: Narrative writing/Vocabulary

W.A.L.T.: develop a rich understanding of words related to seeing and looking.

In this lesson, we will introduce new vocabulary, identify word pairs and synonyms and apply the vocabulary in sentences.

Develop a rich understanding of words associated with seeing and looking – video

 

Maths: Percentages

W.A.L.T.: recall and use equivalences between fractions, decimals and percentages.

In today’s lesson, we will investigate equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages and then put them in increasing or decreasing order.

Recall and use equivalences – video

Recall and use equivalences – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

Geography: Globalisation

W.A.L.T.: understand the connection between globalisation and food.

In this lesson, we will learn all about what globalisation has to do with food. We will begin by learning about the companies that control many of the world’s largest food brands and then will find out what TNCs are. Finally, we will look at the positive and negative impacts of the globalised food industry.

Recap quiz

Globalisation and food – video

Exit quiz

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

 

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Wednesday 24th February 2021 (24.2.21)

Guided Reading:  Charles Darwin Comprehension – Choose the appropriate level of difficulty.

Darwin 1   Darwin 2    Darwin 3   Darwin Answers

English: Narrative writing/Punctuation

W.A.L.T.: explore punctuating speech.

In this lesson, we will explore punctuating sentences with speech first.  We will also look at how we can select vocabulary to make our sentences more precise.

Punctuating speech – video

 

Maths: Percentages

W.A.L.T.: solve problems involving calculating percentages of amounts.

In today’s lesson, we will be learning to find a percentage of an amount, including using efficient strategies and looking at the link between percentages and fractions.

Solve problems using percentages – video

Solve problems using percentages – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

Science: Humans and animals over time

W.A.L.T.: understand the impact humans are likely to have on life in the future.

In today’s lesson, we will learn about some of the impacts that humans have on life on this planet. We will look at pollution, global warming, hunting and deforestation. We will learn what happened to the dodo bird and about some amazing organisations that are working hard to ensure that other species do not become extinct.

Impact of humans in the future – video

Exit quiz

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

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Thursday 25th February 2021 (25.2.21)

English: Narrative writing/Punctuation

W.A.L.T.: develop understanding of punctuating speech.

In this lesson, we will further develop our understanding of punctuating speech by learning about sentences where the speech comes second.  We will then apply our knowledge of writing speech sentences by adding these to our character description.

Punctuating speech – video 2

 

Maths: Percentages

W.A.L.T.: solve percentage problems.

In this lesson, we will be solving problems involving the use of percentages for comparison.

Solving percentage problems – video

Solving percentage problems – worksheet

 

D&T: Electrically controlled cars

W.A.L.T.: research different types of fast cars and compare and contrast their designs.

Today we are going to look at the design of fast cars.  You will research examples of real ‘sports’ and toy cars and look at similarities and differences.  You can draw or print pictures to help with this exercise.  Espresso/KS2/D&T/Toy Design/Product Analysis will give you some ideas of what to look for and record.  You will need at most a double page spread or A3 size (A4 x 2) piece of paper.

 

P.S.H.E.: Healthy Lifestyles

W.A.L.T.: understand what makes a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

In this lesson, we will learn about what makes a balanced lifestyle. We will compare and contrast two very different lifestyles. This will help children to understand that there are different components which make up a balanced lifestyle and from this, they will then create a prompt to stick somewhere in the house.

Life is all about balance – video

Exit quiz

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

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Friday 26th February 2021 (26.2.21)

Spelling Revision: French and Greek etymology    Video 

Spelling Test

English: Narrative writing

W.A.L.T.: edit our writing.

In this lesson, we will focus on editing and improving our writing so far, particularly focusing on the skills we have learnt in this unit. The very end of this lesson will also provide the lead-in to our next writing outcome. In this lesson, death is referred to. For some people this will be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support you.

Editing writing – video

 

Maths: Statistics

W.A.L.T.: interpret the mean as an average.

In today’s lesson, we will explore averages before creating a formula for calculating the mean. We will then move on to find missing values using the mean.

Mean as an average – video

Mean as an average – worksheet

Exit quiz

 

R.E.: Is it better to express religion through arts and architecture or charity and generosity?

W.A.L.T.: understand what is special/important in religion.

Today you are asked to choose an example (could be object or image) of religious art or architecture.  Why have you chosen this example?  Why is it special?  Draw it and explain in detail.

 

Physical Activity:

  • Joe Wicks
  • Parents can visit Oldham Sports Development at @volsportoldham  (https://twitter.com/VolSportOLDHAM) for updates.
  • Real PE at home – online learning resources for children in KS2.  Usernames and passwords have been emailed via Parent Mail.  home.jasmineactive.com
  • Change4Life also has some videos that are suitable for children.
  • You could create a dance routine to one of your favourite songs and perform the dance to your family or participate in another form of exercise with your family such as gardening/walking etc.
  • Dance Videos with Mrs K’. Go to ‘School Life’ on the school website and you will find the link in there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Please Note:

  • Children should also be reading regularly at home and practising times tables.
  • Reading journals, reading books and spelling homework books should live in school bags in case they are needed in school.

Oxford Owl is a lovely website which has a library full of e-books which relate to the Oxford Reading Tree scheme. These can supplement home reading should you wish to use them.

Please do not feel you need to rush your way through- 2 or 3 books alongside weekly school books and/or any books from home should be plenty.

Login details can be found in your child’s reading journal.

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk

  1. Click on class login box at the top of the page.
  2. Fill in the login details.
  3. Click e-books (my bookshelf).
  4. Click levels.
  5. Choose a book that you would like to read.
  6. Enjoy

NB: Some of the books might have lovely little activities to try out too

Please note any e-books read at home in your child’s reading journal and sign it. These will add towards stickers on your child’s bookmark.