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What we are learning this week:

 

 

Autumn 1, Week 5

English

This week we have written recounts based around the text Floodland. We have also recapped paragraphs ,compound and complex sentences. In grammar we looked at identifying adverbs.

  • At home you can: You could look for compound and complex sentences.

Next week: We shall be writing our own stories, which will take place in a dystopian setting.

Maths

The children have been practising short division and using factors pairs for division. We have also worked on solving missing numbers in short division.

  • At home you can: Practise short division

Next week: We will be looking at long division.

History:

Racers and Vipers took part in their stunning start where they re-enacted the Battle of Bosworth. The children enjoyed learning about the war of the Roses.

Times Table Rock Stars: (Online Times Tables)

  • Please encourage the children to log onto their TTRock Star account to work on their Times Tables.

English:

Passive voice.

Science:

Adaptation sheet.

      

Previous Week's Learning

Autumn 1, Week 4

 

English

This week we have continued our newspaper articles based around “Floodland”. We have published them and they are on display in year 6. We have continued to practise passive voice and looked at adding quotes to our writing. In grammar we looked at modal verbs.

  • At home you can: You could look for passive voice. 
  • Next week: We shall be writing recounts.

Maths

The children have been practising short and long multiplication. We have spent a long time looking at long multiplication and have begun to work on missing numbers.

  • At home you can: Practise long multiplication
  • Next week: We will be looking at short division.

Art

This week we had two surprise visitors, horses Minty and Harry, who came to inspire the children with their animal sketches. The children produced some lovely pictures full of all of the key skills we have been learning this term.

Times Table Rock Stars: (Online Times Tables)

Please encourage the children to log onto their TTRock Star account to work on their Times Tables.

Maths:

Long multiplication worksheet.

Science:

Classification sheet.


Autumn 1, Week 3

English

This week we have started to read our class book “Floodland”. We have been looking at features of newspapers and have started to write our own. We have been practising passive and active voice in grammar.

  • At home you can: You could look at newspapers and identify their features.
  • Next week: We shall continue writing our Floodland newspapers.

Maths

The children have been practising their adding and subtracting this week. We have also looked at missing numbers and word problems.

  • At home you can: Practise subtracting by exchanging through multiply values.
  • Next week: We will be looking at long and short multiplication.
  • Times Table Rock Stars: (Online Times Tables)  Please encourage the children to log onto their TTRock Star account to work on their Times Tables.

Maths:

Subtraction worksheet.

Science:

Fact sheet about Charles Darwin


Autumn 1 Week 2

English

This week the children have finished our class book ‘There is a boy in the girls’ bathroom’. We have recapped over compound sentences using FANBOYS. The children have written their own stories based on our class book.

  • At home you can: You could find books by your favourite author to discuss in class with your teacher next week - homework will start next week
  • Next week: We shall start our new class book and be writing newspapers.

Maths

The children have been practising their rounding skills and we have been looking at adding and subtracting negative numbers.

  • At home you can: Practise Timetables - homework will start next week
  • Next week: We will be looking at adding subtracting numbers over a million.
  • Times Table Rock Stars: (Online Times Tables)  Please encourage the children to log onto their TTRock Star account to work on their Times Tables.

Autumn 1 Week 1

We have had a wonderful start to Year 6 and the children have all settled in well and been working hard!

English

This week the children have started our first class book ‘There is a boy in the girls’ bathroom’. We have recapped over simple sentences and basic punctuation. The children have written in role as a character from the story.

  • At home you can: You could find books by your favourite author to discuss in class with your teacher next week.
  • Next week: We shall continue reading our class book and be writing our own school based stories.

 

Maths

The children have been recapping their place value knowledge and working with numbers over a million.

 

  • At home you can: Practise Timestables.
  • Next week: We will be looking at rounding and negative numbers.
  • Mathletics (online Maths challenges)  All of the children have been given usernames and passwords for access to the Mathletics website (see https://community.mathletics.com/signin).  
  • Times Table Rock Stars: (Online Times Tables)  Please encourage the children to log onto their TTRock Star account to work on their Times Tables.