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Today is our last day of online tasks for a couple of weeks over the Easter break. I have shared some activity ideas below to support you but these do not need to be shared with me on Showbie.

Have a safe and happy Easter everyone, spending time with your lovely families. 

From, Mrs B :) 

Friday 3rd April 2020

Happy Friday everyone! Woosh - where did this week go? It passed in the blink of an eye! That expression is called an idiom. Who can find other idioms? Let me know on Showbie.

Here are today's tasks.

Stay safe everyone. 

Mrs B :)

 

English
Read the text about the Circulatory System carefully. Answer the questions.
Practise spellings from this week.

 

Science
What happens to our heart rate when we exercise? Carry out the investigation counting how many times your heart beats when you exercise - jogging on the spot, running round your garden or step-ups on the stairs are great for this! Get an adult to time you - no cheating mind.

See the slide below.
Here's the quick link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tF9-jLZNM10

Well-being
Keeping our heart healthy is important to keeping us well. Research which foods keep our hearts healthy and record them.
You could help cook a healthy snack or healthy dinner with your grown-ups - and do the washing up of course  

Thursday 2nd April 2020
Hello everyone. I wondered how many Year 6's fell for my April Fool Tasks yesterday?  :D 

Not to worry - normal service is back. Have a great day everyone!

 

English - final draft day for Mum's story.

See slide below. You can handwrite it, type it on Showbie, or your computer and upload it. You choose.

Science - heart and lungs working together.

See slide below. Here are short cuts for the links on the slides:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/…/class-clips-vid…/circulation/zhf76v4
https://www.bbc.co.uk/…/science-ks2-respiration-how…/z7t8qp3

 

Well being - Ooh who's up for a bit of Just Dance??
Here are the shortcuts. Have fun!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhfkYzUwYFk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCzgc_RelBA

32.03.2020

Good Morning Everyone. Here are today's tasks.

Maths

Some questions are tricky but try your best. Miss out any you are stuck on and come back to them later. 

English

Computing
Computers use a code system. Can you use the clues provided to be a genius code breaker?

Tuesday 31st March 2020

English
In writing, we can compare things to help our reader get a better understanding of what we mean. Today we will look at similes and metaphors which make comparisons.

You can use them in your work but they have to make sense. For example, you can't say that the cheetah sprinted as fast as a snail as it wouldn't make sense as snails move slowly.
1. Watch this video about similes and metaphors.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoSBVNUO2LU


2. Complete the task below about metaphors and similes.


3. Listen to this. How many examples of similes can you find? Record them in your book. ]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GLSsX7Rg2s 


4. Add one simile and one metaphor to your story about Mum's perspective from The Present. Remember to add arrows to show where you'd like them to go. 

Art

The picture below is one of Da Vinci's most famous pieces of art - The Mona Lisa. You saw this when you did your virtual tour of the Louvre Gallery in Paris. 

Over the years, many people have tried to decide why she is smiling or even if she is smiling at all - her mouth has generated many questions...

Answer these in your red home book - there is no right or wrong answer; I am more interested in your ideas.
1. Who is the young lady and how does Da Vinci know her?
2. Do you think she is wealthy or poor? What makes you think that?
3. What is she thinking?
4. Why is she smiling?
5. Think of a joke he might have told her to make her smile?

Now create a collage of mouths of different shapes and sizes: sad, smiling, laughing, lots of teeth/ no teeth/ human or animal - you decide!
You can draw them, collect pictures from the internet or magazines. You can arrange them however you want. I can't wait to see what you come up with!

Well-being
Choose one of these cards with the message that want to remember about yourself. This is called your Mantra. Practise saying it to yourself throughout the day.

Have a fabulous every day everyone

Monday 30th March 2020

Good morning Year 6.

I hope that you all had a great weekend and that you are all well. Today was a first for me, as I've never recorded a spelling test before :D You will hear my voice so you will need the sound on. Here goes!

Mrs B :) 

 

Here is your spelling test. Complete it in your red book and let me know how you did on Showbie.

No cheating :)

You'll also see underneath your words for this week and four mini tasks to complete in your red book.

Science

Making a blood model. If you have the ingredients, you can have a go at making a model of blood as shown below. I'd love to see some photos or drawings of your work on Showbie. 

RE

'The Last Supper' was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci, hundreds of years after Christians believe Jesus was crucified.

Watch this animation to help you answer the questions on the slide below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2359k2zAJmA

Well being

Enjoy some quiet time, breathing in deeply near a pleasant smell.

Friday 27th March 2020

Good morning everyone! I hope you are well. Thank you so much for uploading your work to Showbie. It is lovely to hear from you. If you've not joined us yet, use your normal log ins for Showbie and use the code PAH5C to join our class. 

Look forward to hearing from you :) 

Enjoy some time developing rapid recall of times table and division facts.

Will you be a rock legend? 

www.ttrockstars.com 

Thursday 26th March 2020

Today our focus in all lessons will be on one of your weekly spellings:   significant.

This word means something special, important or affecting many people. 

 See you tomorrow everyone and have a great day :D

Well-being

Your well-being matters. To laugh and smile is one significant way to keep us healthy.

Enjoy this Washing Machine Yoga Disco - it's a Youtube link so as always, check with your adult first.

Keep smiling by telling someone your best jokes :D 

English

What is significant behind this fence? 

Choose two tasks from the list to complete in your home book. 

a) Sentence challenge  Make a list of feelings that the boy is experiencing? E.g. excited curious. Then, begin a sentence with a feeling? E.g. Curious, the boy peeked through the hole in the fence.

b)  Question time  What three questions would you ask the boy?

c)  Sick sentences  These sentences are ‘sick’ and need help to get better. Can you help? Could you add an adverb? The boy went towards the fence. He looked through the hole. He was excited.

d) Write a description of what the boy is looking at. Use adjectives, similes or metaphors to help me imagine it. 

e) If you could take a photograph of the 5 happiest moments of your life so far, what would they show? What 5 events of your future would you like to take a photograph of?

Art 

Where is this place and do you think it is significant?

This place has many significant pieces of art. 

Click this link for a VR experience.

i) Press play, ii) Then left press left mouse button and drag it to experience an interactive 360 view. 

https://samsungvr.com/view/t21HDdZMi0i 

During your VR experience, think about these:

a)Do you think this place is significant and why?

b)What is the name of this place and in which country will I find it?

c)What was the most significant piece of art?

d)What showed that it was significant?

e)Who painted it the most significant piece of art?

 

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Good morning everyone! A busy day ahead with English, PE and Art. Also, please complete two questions from your Maths booklet.

Keep working hard everyone and have a wonderful day.

English

We're building on our work from yesterday when we wrote in role as Mum from the online film, 'The Present.' Today,  you'll be adding more to your story so don't worry if you have to add arrows onto your work. As you know Year 6, this is all part of the editing process.

Here's a link to an online dice for you. https://www.online-stopwatch.com/chance-games/roll-a-dice/ 

Maths

Please complete two questions from your Maths booklet in your pack. You can write on the sheet. Remember to keep your working out neat and well organised. 

PE

PE - Here are three quick warm up tasks to get your heart pumping. Then complete Joe Wicks' PE session from Monday.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8

You can join in every day with him at 9am if you'd like to.

Art

We've been learning about the heart. Research the famous Italian artist who produced some detailed sketches of the heart and other body parts - Leonardo Da Vinci. Choose a safe search engine for your research such as https://www.alarms.org/kidrex/

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Good morning everyone. What a great response we've had to our new way of working - well done to you! I hope you are all well. Here are today's tasks for you to enjoy: English, RE and Science. 

English

Religious Education 

Science 

Click on this link to take you straight to the video :) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwdr6yc/articles/zs8f8mn 

Monday 23rd March
Dear Year 6, here is your English work for Monday. The focus is Spelling.

Please complete the work in your red home book that was given to you in your pack. The words this week all contain the root word 'sign'. Use these links to help you. >>>>>>>>

 

From Mrs B

We will also look at Science. Our new topic is 'The Heart and Circulatory System.' You need to know about this before you enter Year 7.

Watch this video to find out about how the heart works and what jobs it has.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eVG45_iF9U

Neatly, complete the drawing and labelling task in pencil, as shown in the pictures below.

 

How fabulous are these examples of 'learning at home'? 

 

Year 6 made their own 'blood' where we learned about red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. 

Impressive!

What a detailed diagram you have created! Some year sixes learned that although our hearts all do the same job, they don't look exactly the same on the inside.