Year 6 Home Learning

We will continue to upload activities to this page every weekday. In addition to this you may want to have a look at the lessons being published daily on The Oak National Academy here. There are videos of teachers delivering the lessons. You may also want to have a look at the BBC Bitesize content for Year 6 here too or even on the red button on your TV.


Please note...our free access to Emile will come to an end at the end of the month so children's accounts will close.


Hello and welcome to another week of home learning! Some of you will have returned to school and some of you will continue to learn from home. The home learning now might seem slightly different as we try to reflect on these pages the learning which will be taught at school.

Friday 3rd July

Guided Reading 

Refugee comprehension

Literacy 

Stephen Hawking lesson

Read through the lesson on the famous scientist, Stephen Hawking. Then, use the sheet above to list the similarities and differences between Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

Maths

Complete today's Daily 10

Maths challenges

Geography

Geography lesson on the Galapogos islands


Thursday 2nd July

Guided Reading 

Theseus and the Minotaur Guided Reading

English

Albert Einstein Lesson slides

Albert Einstein Fact file Template

Maths

Fluent in 5 activity and answers. Can you get 5 questions right in 5 minutes?

PHSE 

On the 5th of July, it will be the anniversary of the establishment of the NHS (National health service). Why not show your apprecaition by making a Birthday card and message to display in your windows at home? Read about the politician who introduced the NHS here

 

 


Wednesday 1st July

GUIDED READING

Volcano Comprehension Work

LITERACY 

Dinosaur Literacy Skills booklet

Maths

Maths Answers

HISTORY

Listen to this podcast about the Battle of Hastings. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000jp20

Have a go at one of the activities from the Activity booklet to help with your understanding of this topic!

Battle of Hastings activity booklet

 


Tuesday 30th June

Guided reading

Rainforest Guided Reading Lesson

Rainforest creature comprehension

MATHS

Today's Maths lesson!

Then complete today's Daily 10:

English

Watch the video on Dracula's Whitby using the link below. Then read through the lesson slides for today's 'show not tell' activities!

http://www.literacyshed.com/draculas-whitby.html

Show not tell lesson

HISTORY

Read through the information about the 'Cold War' and answer the comprehension questions below. Can you find and record some similarities and differences between the Cold War and WW2?Monday 29th June

Guided reading

25 years of the internet! Text, questions and answers

english 

Use the information on Martin Luther King to create a comic strip of his life. 

Read through today's lesson slides to help you: 

Martin Luther King Lesson

MATHS

Do at least 15 minutes of time table rockstar practice and choose a lesson from the oak national academy to have a go at: https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/year-6/subjects/maths

Then try today's Daily 10:

ART

uUse these ideas to help you:

Friday 26th June

Maths

Try the Maths Daily 10 and the Maths Mystery puzzle:

ENGLISH - GUIDED READING 

ENGLISH - WRITING 

Read the presentation about Judith Kerr and the beginning of her book 'When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit':

WIDER CURRICULUM - GEOGRAPHY 

Read the presentation about the different climates in North America. Write a weather report based on the climate of one North American country.


Thursday 25th June

Maths

Try this Mental Maths activity and the Daily 10 questions:

ENGLISH - GUIDED READING 

Read the fact file about Benjamin Zephaniah and answer the comprehension questions:

ENGLISH - WRITING 

Read through the presentation on Malala Yousafzai and complete the poetry activity below:

WIDER CURRICULUM - GEOGRAPHY

Read through the presentation about the USA. Create your own quiz based on this information. Try it out on a family member or friend!


Wednesday 24th June

Maths

Complete today's Maths puzzle:

ENGLISH - GUIDED READING 

Read the text below on Rosa Parks and answer the comprehension questions:

ENGLISH - WRITING 

Read the PowerPoint presentation about refugees:

WIDER CURRICULUM - GEOGRAPHY 

Try these North America challenge cards - see how many you can answer!


Tuesday 23rd June

Maths

Complete the Maths Daily 10 then try the Maths Mystery puzzle!

ENGLISH - Guided Reading 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-21525110/bristol-bus-boycott-50-years-on

ENGLISH - Writing 

Read through the PowerPoint presentation then complete the activity below:

WIDER CURRICULUM - GEOGRAPHY 

Follow the link below to research famous landmarks in North America. Create your own page for a travel brochure advertising a famous North America landmark. Remember you are trying to persuade people to visit! Use the presentation to help you plan your travel brochure page:

https://www.7continentslist.com/north-america/famous-landmarks-in-north-america.php

 


Monday 22nd June

Maths

Complete the Maths Daily 10 then try the fun Maths challenge!

Answer:

GUIDED READING 

Try these questions:

ENGLISH - WRITING

Read through the PowerPoint about the Windrush generation. Imagine you have arrived in England from the West Indies. Write a letter home to loved ones telling them about your experiences so far. 

WIDER CURRICULUM - GEOGRAPHY 

Can you name all of the continents? 

What do you know about North America? 

Use Google Maps or the map below to help you identify the countries that make up North America. Can you identify the capital cities?


Friday 19th June

Maths

Complete today's Daily 10 and then have a look through the Cinema Maths Mystery underneath. Why not try a Maths lesson from the Oak National Academy? There's a wide range of topics and year groups to choose from.  

Cinema mystery maths questions and answers 

Guided Reading

Watch the video about Anne Frank's story and then answer the questions relating to her diary below.

English

Watch and read the two alternative versions of the 'Three Little Pigs' using the links below. Then, read through today's lesson slides about the story of the 'Three Little Pigs' and complete the activity below.

http://www.literacyshed.com/3littlepigs.html

Three little pigs Lesson slides

wIDER CURRICULUM: SPANISH

Have a go at some Spanish lessons using the National Oak Academy Website!

National Oak academy Spanish lessons


Thursday 18th June

Maths

Have a go at today's Daily 10 and then try completing the Maths challenge Magic Squares!

Silver challenge Magic Square

Gold challenge Magic Squares

Guided Reading

Watch today's video about Mount Kilimanjaro and then answer the RIC questions below.

English

Read through today's lesson slides and watch this video from the Literacy Shed: 

https://www.literacyshed.com/aviatrice.html 

English Lesson slides

Wider Curriculum: Geography

The Statue of Liberty is a famous statue in the city of New York. It arrived over 135 years ago. Research the famous statue and see if you can complete the information on this worksheet.

Statue of Liberty Worksheet

 


Wednesday 17th June 

Maths

English

Have a go at this SPaG Challenge to see if you can find out who has stolen the Space Suit!

Mystery of the Stolen Space Suit questions and answers
 

Guided Reading

Fun!

Can you find all of the hidden dog breeds in this wordsearch?

Dog Wordsearch

 

Tuesday 16th June

Maths

Complete today's Daily 10 and then have a go at the murder mystery maths activity!

The Mystery of the Burgled Bangers instructions

The Mystery of the Burgled Bangers questions and answers

English

Watch the Giraffe Video and then read through today's lesson slides. We are going to write a diary entry about what happens in the video. 

Giraffe video to watch

Writing a diary entry lesson

Guided Reading

Watch the Toy Story Video and then answer the RIC questions below.

Toy Story 4 video

PE

Have a go at PE with Joe to keep those fitness levels up! 

PE with Joe


Monday 15th June

Maths

Have a go at today's Daily 10

Have a go at completing the Maths Pyramids using the link below.

Maths Pyramid challenge

English

Read through the lesson slides on Ancient Anthens using the resources below to help you.

Lesson on Ancient Greece

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/ancient-greece/athens/

https://www.literacyshed.com/athens.html

Once you have read the resources above, have a go at making a travel poster persuading people to visit Ancient Athens. Include pictures and information about what people can do when they visit there. Look at the examples below to help you.


Guided Reading

Since all the theatres are currently closed we'll have to manage by just watching the trailers for different West End musicals. Watch the trailer for the musical 'Wicked' and have a go at the RIC questions below!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrpLayS57cY

Geography

This half term in Geography, we are going to look at trade links that the UK has with the rest of the world. Look at the table below, Which items do you think are imported (bought from another country to the UK) or exported (made in the UK and sold abroad) ?

Imports and exports answers