English: please complete the task on 'Modal Verbs' and 'Adverbs of Possibility'.
Maths: please spend at least 30 mintues playing the games on Times Table Rock Stars. Knowing your times tables will definitely help with the work we are doing with fractions.
School production: please learn the words to the songs. They can be found on the Year 6 page.
Spelling: please learn the next five Year 5/6 words (disastrous / dictionary / embarrass / determined / develop).
Spelling: correspond, criticise, curiosity, definite, desperate (Yr 5/6 words)
English: complete Grammar Hammer 15 please.
Maths: complete the task on fractions.
Spelling: learn to spell the homophones making sure you know their correct meaning. There will be a 'hot task' on Friday (5 words).
Grammar: complete Grammar Hammer 14 please.
Times Tables: these are especially important for learning about fractions. Spend at least 30 mintues playing on Times Table Rock Stars.
Maths: complete the Education City games for equivalent fractions and improper fractions / mixed numbers.
Maths: complete the activities to revise prime numbers, factors, multiplying and dividing by 10,100,100, written multiplication and division.
English: complete the sheet to revise apostrophes.
Reading: try and increase your reading engage time this week so that we can hit our target of 25 minutes!
Spelling: there will be revision spelling test next week.
Spelling: learn the rule for ie ei words. ie and ei can make lots of different sounds. Sometimes, the 'i before e except after c' rule works. Remember that it's a soft c (makes an s sound eg science).
Grammar: complete Grammar Hammer 12 please.
Maths: play the two Education City games for short division.
History: start to think about how you will investigate Wetley Rocks. What questions might you want to ask and what sources of information will you use to try and answer them?
Have a lovely long weekend!
I have set a number of Education City games for next week / Easter holidays. Please complete them at your own pace.
English: play the Education City games to practice your reading / spelling skills.
Maths: play the Education City games to revise place value, Roman numerals and multiplying / dividing by 10,100,1000.
Spelling: learn to spell the next 10 Year5/6 words please:
category, cemetery, committee, communicate, community, competition, conscience, conscious, controversy, convenience.
English: let's read, read and read! Can we reach our class target of 29 minutes!
Maths: practice those times tables to see how much faster we can get. Play TTRS for at least 30 minutes please. Who will be top of this week's leaderboard?
Geography: think about the settlement you will design. Talk about this with someone at home. Which country is it in? Which continent? What is the climate like? What will your settlement be called and what will be there?
Maths: play the Education City games (multiples, factors, square, prime cube numbers).
Times Tables: see if you can get in this week's top 10 on the leaderboard!
English: play the Education City games to test your knowledge of clauses.
Spelling: learn to spell the next 5 words on the Yr 5/6 spelling list (available / average / awkward / bargain / bruise).
Spelling: homophone revision. Learn to spell the words you have forgotten and remind yourself of the meanings of the words. There will be another 'hot task' on Friday.
English: complete the Grammar Hammer sheet please.
Maths: spend at least 30 minutes playing the games on Times Table Rock Stars. Try and beat your score from last week.
Spelling: learn to spell the words from the Yr 5/6 word list: accommodate / accompany / according / achieve / aggressive / amateur / ancient / apparent / appreciate / attached.
There will be a 'hot task' on Friday.
English: complete the Grammar Hammer sheet please. We will mark this together in class on Friday.
1) Spend 30 minutes playing on Times Table Rock Stars. Your times tables are super important now we are working on multiplication and division.
2) There are 3 games on Education City (all tablet friendly). Practice your mental maths, and strengthen your knowledge of multiples, factors and square numbers.
English: we will be writing a character description which will go on display. Make a decision on who you will be writing about - it can be a real life character or a fictional character. If you can, bring in a picture.
Spelling: this week is revision week. Revise any words we've done so far.
Maths: spend at least half an hour playing Times Table Rock Stars. Who will be top on this week's leaderboard?
Spelling: learn to spell the homophones and know the difference between them. Play the Education City games to revise homophones.
steel / steal alter / altar led / lead assent / ascent bridle / bridal
Maths: spend at least half an hour on Times Tables Rock Stars - can you be at the top of next week's leaderboard?
History: think about the Anglo-Saxon invasions - were they villains or heroes? Do some research to decide which. Be prepared to debate this question next Friday.
Spelling: this week's focus is adding the suffix 'ibly' and 'ably'. Using the rule for 'ible / able' will help.
Rule: 'able' is more common than 'ible' and tends to be used when there's a root word eg understand / understandable.
Learn the rule to help you spell the words ready for Friday's test. Play the Education City games to practice.
Maths: spend at least 30 mins playing on Times Table Rock Stars. Who will be top of this week's leaderboard?
Spellings: bruise, guarantee, immediately, vehicle, yacht.
English: complete the Education City games about sentence structure / using conjunctions.
Maths: get your times tables super fast by playing the games on TT Rock Stars. I'll be printing out a leaderboard on Friday.
English: complete the sheet using the correct co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions.
Spelling: learn to spell words using hypens - learn the rule to help you.
Maths: practice your times tables by playing the games on TT Rock Stars. Can you be top of the leaderboard by Friday?
English: complete the next Grammar Hammer please.
Maths: complete the addition / subtraction revision. GO FOR 100% ACCURACY!
How resilient are you? Have a go at the 'True or False' questions. Have fun!
Spelling: learn the rules for contractions. There will be a spelling test on Friday.
Grammar: complete the next Grammar Hammer.
Maths: this is our last week's trial for Times Table Rock Stars so practice, practice, practice!
PSHE: emotional wellbeing and mental health is really important. Use the mental health advent calendar and complete each daily activity
English: complete Grammar Hammer 7 please.
Spelling: plural practice. Complete the games on Education City please. Play a minimum of 5 GAMES please.
Maths: play the set games on Times Tables Rock Stars (the link is in the 'times tables' section). Make sure you've got the correct school name (search for ST9 0BN or Wetley Rocks). Practice! Practice! Practice!
English: complete Grammar Hammer 6 please.
Spelling: learn to spell the next 5 words on the Yr5/6 list (amateur, ancient, apparent, appreciate, attached). Write each of the words in a sentence (you can write more than 1 in each).
For an extra challenge, can you add a fronted adverb (for how, where, when) and a conjunction (and, but, so, or, because, until, which, when, before, after). Without thinking, the ancient, amateur boxer climbed into the ring and fought the heavy weight champion - it was apparent that he was not going to win this one!
Maths: complete the BRONZE, SILVER / GOLD challenge on Education City. HAPPY HOMEWORK
Spelling: revise all the words we have covered so far: silent letters / 'ough' words / words with the suffix 'ible' or 'able' / homophones. Rememeber that for some words, you need to know their meaning; for some you need to know the rule; and for some you need to know the tricky bit.
English: complete the next Grammar Hammer (check 5).
Maths: your challenge is to beat your times table score from last week. The first person to get a maximum score within the 5 minutes time will win a special prize! The only way to improve your times tables is practice, practice, practice! Spend at least 30 minutes on the Education City times tables games. I will be checking to see how much you've done!
Complete the times table sheet as quickly as you can.
Come on Year 5 let's smash this!
English: please complete the grammar hammer sheet (check 4) and the activities about homophones.
Spelling: learn this week's spellings please (homophones). There will be a test next Monday.
Maths: complete the times tables questions.
Play the games on Education City please. The games this week focus on:
1) the use of 'it's and its'. Remember that 'it's' is short for 'it is'.
2) identifying fronted adverbs
3) Finding information in a text.
Learn this week's spellings please. The 'hot task' will be on Friday.
Spend at least 30 minutes on the Times Tables games on Education City. Focus on just a coupld of times tables until you can say them without working them out! :)
Grammar Hammer: complete challenge 3 please.
Spelling: words with silent letters. There will be a 5 word 'hot task' spelling test on Friday. I've set some Education City games to help you practice.
Maths: ordering numbers. Please complete the BRONZE, SILVER, or GOLD challenge which have been set on Education City.
Spelling: this week's focus is words with the 'ough' letter string. There will be a 5 word test on Friday but NOT the same words as Monday.
Grammar: complete Grammar Hammer 2 please. Research any questions you're not sure about.
Maths: have a go at solving the maths challenge 'Twenty One' (HINT: use post its or piece of paper to make some numbers cards 1 to 13 and move these around / think about combinations of numbers that make 21).
PHSE: we are all special, important and unique. Complete the 'I am unique' sheet please.
Spelling: use the spelling strategies we've learned about in class to learn this week's spellings. Remember that to be a successful speller, you need to practice little and often! We will have a progress test (hot task) in Friday's english lesson.
Grammar: compete the first 'Grammar Hammer'. You might need to research some of the questions.
Maths: we're revisiting our place value skills from Year 4. Play the games that have been set on Education City pleaase.
Time Tables: I have set LOTS of Education City games which will be available for you to use as and when you need to practice the times tables you need to work on.
You will need your homework books in school on Friday please.