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Year 6

If you need to contact Mr Broderick or Mr Sutcliffe please use:

yearsix@rosewood.lancs.sch.uk

Create a Rainbow

 

Rainbows are often a symbol of hope.

Please will you create a rainbow?

Be as creative as you like - draw, paint, collage or even use Purple Mash.

Send a picture of it to your teacher so we can add it to our rainbow display for everyone to see!

Hello everyone! We hope that you and your families are safe and that you enjoyed the tasks we set for you last week. Remember, you can contact us via the Year Six e-mail if you have any questions or even if you want a catch up. Have fun doing this week’s tasks and remember to share the work you have been doing.

 

Monday 30th March

Maths

LO: To use my knowledge of 3D shape to solve problems involving nets.

Log on to mymaths.co.uk and have a go at the Nets (3D shapes). Make sure that you follow the lesson first. This will remind you of the key facts and processes to answer the questions. Once you have completed the lesson, you can then move onto the activity to test your knowledge and understanding. Aim to get the highest score you can. We are aware that due to the amount of children trying to access this website, it may be running slow. If this is the case, there are many other Maths websites, have a look at some of the suggested ones on the home learning page of Rosewood’s website.

 

English

LO: To consolidate my knowledge and understanding of punctuation and grammar.

Log on to Spag.com. Complete Task B. If you have competed this task, have a go at Task C. Try and improve your percentage accuracy. You can use a dictionary if you are struggling with any terms or definitions.

 

Computing

LO: To be aware of my safety when using the Internet.

In these unusual times, you will no doubt be using the Internet more often. We want to make sure that you continue to use the Internet safely. Follow the link below and take the quiz. If you want, you could take the quiz with an adult and discuss each question. Do you agree with each answer? Who is safer you or an adult. We think it will be you!

https://www.purplemash.com/#app/2quiz/online_safety_Quiz

 

 

French

 

To talk about different hobbies 

 

Practise using the French phrases 

 

“J’aime..” / “I like..”

 

“J’adore...” / “I love..”

 

“Je joue...” / “I play...”

 

“J’ai lu...” / “I read...”

 

“Je monte..” / “I ride...”

 

“Je regarde...” / “I watch...” 

 

Watch https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cqUhuBKBdfg and practise saying the different phrases. Can you think of your own hobbies and create your own french phrase to describe them?

 

 

Tuesday 31st March

Maths

LO: To improve my times table recall.

It's time to improve your table knowledge on Times Table Rockstars. Improve your score and amaze your friends. You could even challenge an adult. I bet you could beat them. 

 

English

LO: To write with a balance of speech and narrative.

Imagine that one weekend you and your best friend go for a walk in the park. After a few minutes, you come across an unusual tree with a tiny door at the bottom. You decide to open the door...

 

 

 

You will need to think about the following things:

 

What type of story are you going to write?

Where does the door lead to?

What characters will you meet?

How to keep your story interesting for the reader?

How to begin and end your story in an exciting way.

Remember to include examples of speech and high quality vocabulary.

 

Science

LO: To take and record precise measurements related to the weather.

Spring is an exciting season which can see anything from snow, rain or scorching sunshine. What will Spring 2020 be like? Create your own weather diary and make a note of the changing weather.

What to do:

Decide on a location where you are going to record the weather each day like you garden,

yard or front doorstep. Make sure you can get to the same place every day and at the           

same time. Record the following each day to create a weather diary.

What is the temperature?

What are the people passing your house wearing? Are they wearing t-shirts, jumpers or coats? If you have a thermometer, hold it out into the air for a minute to see how cold it is. If you haven’t got a thermometer, you can use the temperature on your phone.

How strong is the wind?

Look at any trees or bushes. Are people’s hair blowing in the wind? Check the wind speed on the Met Office website for the wind speed in your area.

What is the direction of the wind?

Pick up a piece of grass or a tiny piece of tissue paper, throw it into the air above your head, which way does it go? Using a compass or a compass on your phone, work out which direction the wind is coming from.

How much rain has fallen?

Using a plastic 2litre bottle, carefully cut the top off ¼ of the way down from the top, invert the top into the bottom of the bottle to make a funnel and add a little water to weigh it down. Mark off one centimetre intervals above the water line to make a gauge to record the rainfall.

 

 

Wednesday 1st April

Maths

LO: To consolidate my knowledge of factors.

Log onto purple Mash and play Factoroids. Use your table knowledge to smash the blue Factoroids by firing at them. Green Factoroids will not hurt you, but blue Factoroids will destroy you. Try challenge A to get the hang of it and then move onto challenge B and then the ultimate... challenge C. Good luck

 

English

LO: To read, edit and improve my writing

Complete your story about your tiny door adventure and then edit and improve. Remember, you can email your teacher a copy. If you don’t want to type your story, take a photo and then email it to us. We can’t wait to read your adventure.

 

Science

LO: To explain the impact of air resistance and surface area on an object.

Paper aeroplanes are great fun, but they can tell you a lot about the science of air resistance and surface area. Have a look at this: 

https://www.origamiway.com/paper-airplanes.shtml

Select 3 different planes to make and test them out. Which one flies the furthest, the straightest, the fastest, which one hangs in the air the longest? Try and explain why each plane flies in a different way and most importantly HAVE FUN!

 

 

Thursday 2nd April

Maths

LO: To consolidate my knowledge and understanding of geometry.

Log on to mymaths.co.uk and have a go at Geometry. Make sure that you follow the lesson first. This will remind you of the key facts and processes to answer the questions. Once you have completed the lesson, you can then move onto the activity to test your knowledge and understanding. Aim to get the highest score you can. We are aware that due to the amount of children trying to access this website, it may be running slow. If this is the case, there are many other Maths websites, have a look at some of the suggested ones on the home learning page of Rosewood’s website.

 

English

LO: To improve my spelling accuracy of Year5/6 statutory words.

Spelling time. Log onto Purple Mash and take the spelling quiz. You can select a method to answer the questions, select a method which suits the device you are using.

 

Art

LO: To create a geometric picture based on a known artist.

Follow this link to Espresso

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/modules/t2_artists/video_riley.html

 

Following on from the work which many of you completed in the last week of school about circles and geometric patterns, watch the video in the link and create a piece of artwork involving circles. You could draw around an object to make a circle or use a protractor. Interlock the circles and colour them in using bright colours. You could use pencil crayons, felt tips or paint. Have a go and make sure you send us a picture of your finished piece.

 

 

Friday 3rd April

Maths

LO: To consolidate my knowledge and understanding of algebra.

Log onto Espresso and follow this link: https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/activity/item538214/grade2/module317416/index.html

It’s everyone’s favourite…it’s algebra! Don’t panic, we’ve done it in class. Remember, both sides of the scale must balance. If you smash this, there are loads of other activities related to algebra on Espresso. Become an Algebra master!

 

English

LO: Read for pleasure

Find a quiet place, settle down and read your book. Try to find and usual place away from the rest of the family. Go on you deserve a bit of peace and quiet. Have a chill and read for 40 minutes. If you find a special place, ask someone to take a photo and then email it to us. If you are struggling to find a book to read, Amazon have made hundreds of books available for free. Just download the free Kindle app and get reading.

 

Computing

LO: To use my understanding of coding to solve problems

Now you have had a go at coding last week, it’s time to move on with your skills. Now we are going to create code for an airport’s air traffic control. You will need to make your own airport. Use design mode to add more planes and runways. Then program the planes to move. As you master the code, you could use design mode to add more planes and runways. Then program the planes to move.

Challenge: You could also try adding collision detection to play a sound when two planes crash.

 

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