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Homework 12.12.19

 

Literacy Task:

You have worked very hard on your assessments this week so we do not have a grammar focus that we have been working on.

Instead, we challenge you to write a Christmas Story in exactly 150 words!

 

 

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities - don't forget that you will need to do your workings in your homework book and if you press the 'I', there is guidance. 

 

Reading Task:

20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

Children have their assigned spelling list on the Spell Shed website.

The spellings have also been uploaded on the spelling section of the Year 6 website.

Homework 05.12.19

Come and Learn:

Another reminder that our first come and learn session is on Wednesday 11th at 9am.

 

Literacy Task:

We have been working on 'cohesive devices' (in other words, conjunctions and adverbials). 

 

Write a one paragraph description of your journey through the slate mine using conjunctions and adverbials to enhance your writing. Use the word bank below to help you.

 

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities - don't forget that you will need to do your workings in your homework book and if you press the 'I', there is guidance. 

 

Reading Task:

20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

Children have their assigned spelling list on the Spell Shed website.

The spellings have also been uploaded on the spelling section of the Year 6 website.

Homework 28.11.19

Christmas Fair:

You have started to volunteer to help run the Year 6 Games at the Christmas Fair. Could you please make sure you know if you can attend the fair, and if so, what time until?

 

Literacy Task:

Write a short survival story (no more than 1 page) similar to any of the stories in 'Survivors'.

 

Please also take some time to read through our Geography Knowledge Organiser (saved in the 'Knowledge Organisers' tab on the Year 6 page). Children have also brought a copy home. We will be using this fact-file to support the rest of our geography work this term.

 

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities - don't forget that you will need to do your workings in your homework book and if you press the 'I', there is guidance. 

 

Reading Task:

20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

Children have their assigned spelling list on the Spell Shed website.

The spellings have also been uploaded on the spelling section of the Year 6 website.

 

 

Homework 07.11.19

 

Literacy Task:

In class, we have continued to look at report writing in the form of a weather report.

 

Produce a weather report for our Marle Hall week - make any advice relevant to the kind of activities we will be doing.

Remember to make sure it is in the style of the weather reports on TV, as we have practised in class. 

 

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities - don't forget that you will need to do your workings in your homework book and if you press the 'I', there is guidance. 

 

Reading Task:

20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

Children have their assigned spelling list on the Spell Shed website.

The spellings have also been uploaded on the spelling section of the Year 6 website.

Half-term

 

Literacy Task:

We are not sending homework books over half-term, but if you would like to complete a written task, please spend some time picking out vocabulary from your reading book that you do not know the meaning of. Learn the definitions of these words and write a short story, description or non-fiction text including this vocabulary in your writing. 

 

Maths Task:

We have assigned a couple of extra Mathletics tasks for half-term. Do not feel like they all have to be completed.

 

Reading Task:

Spend 20 minutes on ReadTheory every few days. 

 

Spellings:

We have still set spelling assignments on SpellingShed and the list has been added to the 'Spellings' tab. 

 

Have a great half-term. You have all worked incredibly hard.

Homework 17.10.19

 

Literacy Task:

In class, we have started to look at report writing.

 

 Can you write a brief report (maximum of 1 page) about something that you think is important or interests you. For example, you could write a report about climate change, an element of Tudor history or a sporting event. 

 

Try to use a combination of sentence types and include features we have looked at in class and practised in recent homeworks:

- Subordinate/relative clauses

- Fronted adverbials

- Modal verbs

 

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities - don't forget that you will need to do your workings in your homework book and if you press the 'I', there is guidance. 

 

Reading Task:

20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

As was mentioned in the letter sent home yesterday, children now need to access the website - play.edshed.com for their weekly spellings. They have been provided with their log-on.

We have practised these spellings in class and children now have a range of activities and games to play that will help them practise in a more enjoyable and engaging way. 

Much like Mathletics, once children have completed practice of the spelling rule assigned to them, they can access the other games on the site. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homework 10.10.19

 

Literacy Task:

In class we have been focusing on improving the quality of our fronted adverbials to make our writing more engaging to the reader. 

 

Re-write these sentences to include fronted adverbials that provide more information. Remember: how, where, when, why

 

Example

Feeling the tension Macbeth had caused, Lady Macbeth demanded that her guests remained seated.

 

1.) Banquo was missing from the feast.

 

2.) The Weird Sisters were back.

 

3.) The pot bubbled. 

 

4.) An army gathered.

 

5.) Macbeth reached for the sword lying next to him.

 

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities.

 

Reading Task:

20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

As was mentioned in the letter sent home yesterday, children now need to access the website - play.edshed.com for their weekly spellings. They have been provided with their log-on.

We have practised these spellings in class and children now have a range of activities and games to play that will help them practise in a more enjoyable and engaging way. 

Much like Mathletics, once children have completed practice of the spelling rule assigned to them, they can access the other games on the site. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

 

 

 

 

Homework 03.10.19

 

Literacy Task:

In class we have been working on literary devices to achieve 'Show not Tell' paragraphs. This means using adjectives, adverbs, similes, metaphors and any other sentence structure or grammatical/vocabulary choices that enhance the passage of writing. Turn the two statements into two descriptive paragraphs.

 

1.) The ghost appeared at the feast.

 

2.) Macbeth and Lady Macbeth argued. 

 

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities.

 

Reading Task:

20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

Spellings have been practised in class and can be found under the 'Spellings' tab at the top of the page. 6NW will do their test on a Wednesday and 6BC/6EH will do theirs on a Thursday. 

 

 

Homework 26.09.19

 

Literacy Task:

LI: to indicate degrees of possibility.

In class, we have learned about modal verbs e.g. should, would could, can't - there are many more!

 

Write the following sentences 3 times demonstrating different degrees of possibility.

For example: "Macbeth won't murder King Duncan because he will be racked with guilt if he does."


Macbeth is going to murder King Duncan

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities.

 

Reading Task:

20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

Spellings have been practised in class and can be found under the 'Spellings' tab at the top of the page. 6NW will do their test on a Wednesday and 6BC/6EH will do theirs on a Thursday. 

 

 

 

 

Homework 19.09.19

 

Literacy Task:

LI: to use relative clauses

 

In class, we have been working on using relative pronouns (who, which, where, that, whose) to add a relative clause to our sentence. 

Pick 3 of the relative pronouns and use each one in a sentence about Macbeth or Lady Macbeth.

Remember - 'who' comes after a person/animal, 'which'/'that' are used after an object/thing, 'whose' is used to show possession and 'where' is used after a place.

Example: Macbeth, whose aspirations had changed drastically, frantically wrote a letter to his wife. 

 

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities.

 

Reading Task:

20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

Spellings have been practised in class and can be found under the 'Spellings' tab at the top of the page. 6NW will do their test on a Wednesday and 6BC/6EH will do theirs on a Thursday. 

Homework 12.09.19

 

Literacy Task:

Write out the following sentences and insert apostrophes for possession correctly. 

 

1.) Pupils coats should be hung on the pegs.

2.) Mary Ardens House was like going back in time.

3.) The childrens clothes were hanging up.

4.) The buildings thatched roof is over 500 years old. 

 

Maths Task:

Please complete the 3 assigned Mathletics activities.

 

Reading Task:

Please update your reading log in the back of your homework book and spend 20 minutes on ReadTheory.

 

Spellings:

Spellings have been practised in class and can be found under the 'Spellings' tab at the top of the page. 6NW will do their test on a Wednesday and 6BC/6EH will do theirs on a Thursday. 

 

 

 

Homework 2019/20

We have uploaded a knowledge organiser based on our Tudor history. This can be found under the knowledge organiser tab - please read this as a way of learning some general information about the Tudors. There are also some suggested 'home-learning' activities for you to have a go at if you would like to. These are not compulsory.

 

Remember that next week the House Captain elections are on Wednesday and Thursday so bring a speech prepared if you are putting yourself forward. 

 

We will start setting normal homework and spellings next Thursday. It will be a similar routine to last year, and we will go into more detail explaining homework at the Introduction/Marle Hall evening on Thursday 12th September. 

 

 


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