Year 5&6

Learning resources from Mr Jones

17/01/2022

Friday Maths Answers
Friday Maths Task
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Friday English Task

Use the template and your plan from yesterday to write your newspaper article. 

Thursday Science Information

Use this information to help you with today's task

Thursday Science Task

Choose two cards and answer the question with words and pictures. 

Thursday English Facts

Use these facts to help you when planning your newspaper report. 

Thursday English Task

Use the template to plan a newspaper report about the Nepal earthquake. 

Thursday Maths Answers
Thursday Maths Task
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Wednesday Energy Saving Week Task

Look at the energy saving poster.

Choose between writing a persuasive leaflet about the importance of energy saving and making your own eye-catching poster on the topic. 

Wednesday PE Task

Play the Jumanji game by clicking on 'PE at home' and then choosing 'Wednesday'

Wednesday PSHE Task

Look at the poster provided. 

Design your own version of a 'Good Sport Code' with space for our classmates to sign it. 

Tuesday English Newspaper Examples
Tuesday English Task

Look at the newspaper examples and search for the key features in each one. Answers included. 

Tuesday Maths Answers
Tuesday Maths Task
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Monday Geography Task

Complete the task about parts of a volcano. 

Monday Geography Information
Monday English Task

Have a go at writing a script (and performing?) your own news report about the Nepal eathquake. Use the key facts to help you. 

Monday English Link

Follow the link to watch Newsround. https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news/watch_newsround

Tick off the features you notice in the news report.

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Monday Maths Answers
Monday Maths Task

10/01/22

Friday English Writing Task

Use the frame provided and your writing from earlier this week to write a diary entry with detail of your first day as a disaster response worker. 

" rel="external">Friday PE Tissue Fun!

This is a fun video to work on balance, flexibility, coordination and reflexes. It gets more fun the more people get involved!

Equipment needed: 1 tissue or 1 strip of toilet roll.

Friday Maths Answers
Friday Maths Task
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Thursday English Information

Use the information in this powerpoint to help you with today's grammar task.

Thursday English Task
Thursday RE video

Watch this video to learn a little bit about who Moses was and why he is seen as an important religious leader.

Thursday RE Task
Wednesday English Task
Wednesday science task
Wednesday Science Exploration

Use the following website to recap the skeletal system and digestive system learned about in Year 3 and 4.

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Wednesday Maths Answer
Wednesday Maths Task
Tuesday Art Task

Look at some famous volcanoes or research photos and videos of your own.

Then produce a piece of artwork which looks like your chosen volcano, using any materials or media that you choose. 

Tuesday Geography Information

Use this information to help you with today's task

Tuesday Geography Task

Colour the earth and label the different parts. 

Write down at least one fact about each layer. 

Use the information in the powerpoint to help.

Tuesday Maths Answers

03/01/2022

Squared Paper

This empty squared paper could be used to have a go at designing a new crossword after completing the new years puzzle.

New Years crossword
Friday Virtual Striking Competition

We're starting to put together some scores for this competition today - we will be continuing with it next week as well. 

Some of these might be adaptable and fun to try at home.

Try making a set of wickets out of something (kitchen towel etc.) or setting up a course to try the pick up and throw game. 

Feel free to record scores at home, take pictures or just do it for a bit of fun!

Friday Arithmetic

Answers are at the back.

 

Thursday Reading Task and Answers

Read through the text about an astronaut's adventures. 

Next, answer the 4 written questions on page 5.

There are some bonus questions sorted into skills on pages 3 and 4.

All answers are at the back of the booklet.

Thursday Maths Answers
Thursday Maths Task
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Wednesday English Task
Wednesday Writing Example

Use this example letter as a starting point for writing a letter of your own.

Wednesday Maths Answers
Wednesday Maths Task
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13/12/2021

Friday TOY DAY!
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Thursday Maths Answers
Thursday Maths Task
Thursday Jar of Happiness

A cardboard box will do in place of a jar if there is not one available. A positive activity to do independently or as a family.

Thursday Self-Care Bingo

Print off a copy of the bingo chart and aim to complete as many as you can in a week. Relevent for parents as well as pupils! 

Wednesday Christmas Advert Comprehension

Watch the Christmas advert at 

first and then answer the comprehension question on it to test your understanding of what happens. 

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Wednesday Christmas Activity Booklet
Tuesday French Task
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Tuesday SpaG Joke Task
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Tuesday Maths Answers
Tuesday Maths Task
Monday Maths Answers
Monday Maths Task

Use the video from Friday for a recap of comparing fractions with different denominators if required. 

Monday English

Finish writing the story of Tarragon the Dragonslayer. We wrote part one in school (up to the point where he faces up to the dragon) 

 

Extend: Include a picture of Tarragon - perhaps during the battle scene or to show what has changed at the very end.

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Dash through the snow and collect the presents. Lots of space is required before playing this game! 

29/11/2021

29/11/2021

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Friday Maths Answers
Friday Maths Task
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Thursday Maths Answers
Thursday Maths Task
Wednesday English Wordsearch Task

Pick out key words from the Hanukkah story and use them to create your own wordsearch. 

Wednesday English Hanukkah Reading

Read through this simple retelling of the Jewish story of Hanukkah. Use the internet to research a more thorough retelling if you wish. 

Wednesday PSHE Task

Use this example calendar as inspiration to design and make your own 'Kindness Advent Calendar'. Put it up at home and open it every day. 

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Wednesday Maths Answers
Wednesday Maths Task
History Tuesday Task

Three difficulty levels and answers included. 

History Tuesday Information
English Tuesday Task 1
English Tuesday Task 2
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English Tuesday Learning Slides
Maths Tuesday Answers
Maths Tuesday Task
Maths Monday
Maths Monday
Maths Monday
English Monday
English Monday

06/12/2021

Friday Art Tutorial

For a more detailed tutorial on line sketching a selection of different trees, use this link instead: 

">How to Draw Trees - YouTube

Friday Art Task
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Friday Maths Answers
Friday Maths Task
Thursday SPaG Answers
Thursday SPaG Puzzle

Dictionaries will be very helpful for this activity! The punctuation part is also tricky. Brush up on the use of apostrophes here: 

">How to use apostrophes | Oxford Owl - YouTube

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Thursday Maths Answers
Thursday Maths Task
Wednesday Christmas Decorations

Look through the ideas on the powerpoint and use the picture instructions, weblinks or  your own research to design and make a home-made Christmas decoration. 

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Watch the Christmas Advert using the link provided and write a set of comprehension questions to go with it which will test someone's understanding. Use Tuesday's task as an example of how to organise your work.

Bonus points for including pictures (either hand-drawn or copied from screen captures of the video) to help write questions as well as writing a set of answers to go with them.

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Wednesday Maths Answers
Wednesday Maths Task
Tuesday Maths Times Tables

Use the website https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button to hone times table skills and have a go at a timed 5 Minute Drill

Tuesday Writing Task

Use the information from yesterday and some extra research to plan and write a report about a planet of your choice (or the moon)

Tuesday Reading Comprehension

Watch the Christmas Advert at https://youtu.be/L24mwqBcI54 first and then answer the comprehension questions.

Monday Science Fact Match Up

Answers are on page 2. Try to keep them hidden before attempting the task or it will spoil the fun!

Monday Maths Challenge
Useful Resources

Useful Resources

Sir Isaac Newton Information Powerpoint

For using in school to investigate this famous scientist. 

Sir Isaac Newton Information Text

For using in school to investigate this famous scientist. 

KS2 Maths Revsion

Resources to help Y6 children prepare for SATS (which have now been cancelled - still a great maths resource though)

Instructions for accessing the portfolio section of Class Dojo

Does exactly what it says on the tin. Follow the link for clear instructions on uploading work to portfolio. 

5 Minute Drill Generator

I've updated this link to take you to the home page. From here you are a couple of clicks away from the traditional multiplication 5 minute drill, as well as division, addition and subtraction versions too! 

The Man Who Bought a Mountain e-book

This can be viewed on-screen or printed out. There should be a copy of this book in your home learning pack. 

cursive handwriting booklet

Cursive Handwriting Booklet - These handwriting booklets are used in school when learning correct letter formation and joins. Great for extra practice

Cursive Handwriting Demonstration

This powerpoint visually demonstrates correct letter formation through an animation. Look out for the letters 'r' and 'd'. These are the most common incorrectly joined letters.

Place Value Chart (including decimals)

A simple place value chart for moving digits when multiplying and dividing by 10, 100, 1000 etc.

Multiplication Square

A square including answers to all times tables up to 12 x 12

Jazz Harper e-book

This can be viewed on-screen or printed out - if printing, be advised it is a very long text. Only print the chapters you need.

Online PE Board Game

Use this to compete against a family member or a friend through video chat. 

How to make a bird feeder (Pine cone)

simple instructions. Requires a dried out, opened up pinecone 

How to make a bird feeder (cardboard tube)

even simpler design. Requires a tube, peanut butter, and some nuts and seeds. 

How to make a bird feeder (plastic bottle)

Children must be supervised if using scissors to cut a plastic bottle as it could lead to injury.

t tp 7309 simple bird feeder craft instructions ver 9
Types of pronoun word mat

A list of pronouns, grouped according to their type. You will need this to tackle the toughest extension task on Thursday 14th January!

Exercise Record

Useful for recording number of rests on exercise sessions like PE with Joe

Fraction and Decimal Wall

Incredibly helpful when learning about decimals, fractions and how they link with each other. Year 6 will find this helpful from Monday 18th Jan

Make Your Own Beetroot Paint (instructions)

Warning! Only to be carried out with adult supervision. A simple guide on how to make your own watercolour paints using beetroot. 

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Warning! Only to be carried out with adult supervision. A step-by-step instructional video on how to make your own watercolour paints using beetroot.

Features of Sentences Learning Cards

These are ideal for reminding yourself about the different parts of a sentence. Perfect for helping you with Fronted Adverbial work on Monday 1st March