Thursday 23rd April
Hi everyone! I hope that you are all Ok at home. Please keep in touch and let me know how you are getting on. Even if it just to say hi! J
**Please just do what work you can and please please don’t worry if you don’t do it all. I’d rather give you lots to keep you busy than not enough. If you wish to do alternative activities, that is also absolutely fine. Just do what is right for your family situation. Also, if you get stuck or are unsure, please just ask me. **
Today’s activities are as follows:
- 30 minutes on Read Theory – take your time – these are set at the level you are working at so you should be getting 80%+ if you are doing them properly.
- Complete Day 14 spelling activity on Purple Mash 2Do
- On the Kids Classroom Secrets, complete one of the grammar activities.
- Below, I have attached another worksheet based on ratio (the maths topic that we has been working in school). Please complete this if you can. You don’t have to print it off, just record your answers and working out in your green book or do them on the squared paper I gave you and stick them into you green book. I have posted the answers for yesterday’s work or you to self-mark and I will post the answers for today’s Maths work tomorrow.
- If you have an IDL log in...use it each day and complete the lessons.
Writing – The Magic Box
Read and watch the poem ‘The Magic Box’ by Kit Wright. The poem is below for you to read and you can watch it here:
- Use Word Hippo https://www.wordhippo.com/ to investigate any words which you are unsure of. Write synonyms of these words and a definition.
- Imagine the poem is now called ‘The Magic Shop’. What would you find in your magic shop? List some noun phrases to describe your magic shop.
- Now write your own poem called ‘The Magic Shop’ using the structure of ‘The Magic Box’,
e.g. ‘I will put in the shop,
A delicate, ornate wand swishing silently on its own’
Geography – To know facts about the country of Greece
In your Green book, begin to create an information leaflet about Greece. You have today and tomorrow to finish this. In your information leaflet you need to include:
- Where in the world is it? What continent?
- What does the flag look like?
- What currency do they use?
- What’s the weather like?
- What seas/countries surround it?
- What’s it famous for?
- What’s the capital city?
Make it look colourful and interesting! You can do this on a computer or present it in any way that you wish.
Useful websites are:
I have also added some useful information to below for you to use.
**PLEASE REMEMBER TO THINK ABOUT WHAT A YEAR 6 WRITING NEEDS TO INCLUDE**
TOPIC CHALLENGE: Food technology – to last all week.
I pinched this idea from Mr Scott who oversees DT in school! Your task this week is to do a little Design Technology Project (DT Project). As you are no doubt be spending a lot of time in the house at the moment, it seems right that we do our bit to help our parents with the cooking! You will have until Friday to complete this so don’t worry.
I challenge you all (if you can) to do the following:
- Plan – In your Green Book, plan a meal that the whole family can all eat together (excluding babies on formula of course!). You need to see what ingredients you have in the house – you are not allowed to buy new things from a shop. In your Green book, you can plan what it looks like (draw a diagram), plan your ingredients list, write a method (a step-by-step instruction sheet on how to make it), write out a list of equipment you are going to need.
- Make – you need to make the meal (please send me plenty of photos, this will make me very happy to see you all cooking!)
- Evaluate – write a paragraph or two afterwards in your Green Book reflecting on how it went. Questions you could answer are ones like: Did you get it perfect? Did you use the correct amounts or ingredients? What went well? What didn’t go as planned? Did you have to change something from your plan? If so why? If you were to do this again, what would you do differently and why?
Please follow all sensible health and safety advice. Children should never be left alone with ovens, hot pans, knives etc or anything that could bring any harm to them. If in doubt – don’t do it! I know you all know this – I just need to remind you of it – and of course WASH YOUR HANDS!
Here is a link to simple recipe ideas if you are unsure: https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes
Any completed work can be emailed (firstname.lastname@example.org) or dojo’ed to me.
And as always, any questions please just ask.