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Friday, 7 December 2018

Blogger of the week: Sophia

We have studied 'The Great Wave' by Hokusai - to link in with our class novel (Kensuke's Kingdom). Today, we started our own innovation of this piece of art work. I love doing this! 


Did you know that a horse has evolved so much? Look at the timeline created below from the video. AMAZING!



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0XGymNU_bQ&safe=active



Want to get ahead for next week?

Maths - read up on percentages page 49-50 in text book
English - read subjunctive form page 27 in text book

Homework - you need your revision guides

English - read grammar text book pages 1-4 and answer questions pages 4-5 and 92-93
Word types and homophones revision

Maths - read maths text book pages 43-45 and answer questions pages 20-22.
Fractions (adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing)

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Spelling words for the test on Fri 14th - who knows their homophones?

If you can think of a way to remember the different spellings for the different meanings, tell Miss Armitage and we can share it with the class. Dojos up for grabs!

Don't forget you can play on the spelling games on the spelling frame website.
https://spellingframe.co.uk/

Mastery Maths session at Ralph Thoresby with these great Mathematicians, alongside other pupils from 2 other primary schools

Matching fossils to dinosaurs - Science is awesome!

Friday, 30 November 2018

Maths and English homework - due Wed 5th Dec

Maths - adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators
English - parenthesis punctuation

If you're stuck or want more questions, use your revision guides and question books to help you. Dojos for extra work completed.

Thursday, 29 November 2018

Spelling words for test on Fri 7th Dec


https://spellingframe.co.uk/  - remember you can play games on this website to help learn these words!


Who will spot a word in their reading book that uses a silent letter? Show Miss Armitage for a dojo.



Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Look at all of Heet’s coding!

Group 2 Bikeability - skills on the playground

Revision Guides and Question Books

Revision Guides have been giving out to all children now - you are very lucky to receive this great resource for FREE! 

Below are the expectations:


Revision guides are to stay at home (two text books - one maths and one English). Children should read them regularly and look up any thing that they are struggling with. It is recommended that children read the topics that we have studied at school. They can stay at home till SATS (May), then we will be asking for them back.


Some homework will be set in the Question Books. These books will then need to be brought in to school to go through the answers. However, children have been encouraged to make a start on this book - work through little and often. Children will be able to keep their Question Books and hopefully use at secondary school as a revision tool. 


Blogger of the week: Tyler

In English, we have been doing our own research projects on an area of our own interests. I have chosen to look up the Fibonacci sequence because I've always wanted to find out more about this. It's so interesting to study things you are curious about. I am very lucky! I can't wait to write a report about this. Look at the blog later to see our work. 


I really wanted to show you this picture that I found for my report.


Friday, 23 November 2018

Great Y6 fraction problem solving today - well done Tyler

Arithmetic results

12/28 children got full marks on their Arithmetic Test yesterday - marvellous maths! 


Target: half the class to get 100% next time (we can do it!)

Spellings

25/28 children got full marks in their spelling test today!

What a fantastic result with the tricky spelling rule i before e except after c - well done year 6! 


Target: all the class to get 100% next Friday (again!) 

English Homework

Complete the reading comprehension on 'Heidi' (in your homework reading booklet). 


Remember our strategies that we have practised in the classroom - read the first few questions then the text; underline key words in the question and text; read everything on the page and remember to scan and skim! 


Do you want to do some extra work? 

Use your revision guides to read up on 'parenthesis' and 'relative clauses'. Can you answer the questions in your question book too? 


Thursday, 22 November 2018

Maths homework

10 Garage games and 20 Soundcheck games on TT Rockstars 

Prizes for the quickest speed and accuracy - how fast will you answer the questions? Do you really know your times tables well? Let's find out... https://ttrockstars.com/org



Want to get ahead in maths?

Read the fractions section in your revision guides - we will be moving on to adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions next week. Can you create a success criteria for each method?

Spellings for next week - test on Fri 30th Nov


https://spellingframe.co.uk/ 


Remember you can practise the words, play games with them and even test yourself on this website above. 



Saturday, 17 November 2018

Homework - English relative clauses and maths four ops revision - see homework booklet 


Want to get ahead for next week?

Maths - learn your conversions between fractions, decimals and percentages (see your fact sheet) 

English - parenthesis revision https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEl2qGZLuA0



Thursday, 15 November 2018

Spellings for this week: i before e except after c


Rule 45 on Spelling Frame https://spellingframe.co.uk/ 


Abstract noun poetry

Planned, written and performed - great work Y6

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Herd Farm Residential

Please note that we will be posting to a special ‘Residential Blog’ during the week (5th – 9th November). Parents have been sent the link to this special blog as we celebrate the achievements during the residential.

 

We will post some of the highlights here after we return. Stay tuned…

 

 

Friday, 26 October 2018

Spooky poetry continued....

We even thought about the structure of the poems to enhance the scary feelings!

Spooky poetry in Y6 today....based on our educational visit to Kirkstall Abbey

The language used was phenomenal: ivy suffocating, reflections disappearing and clouds thundering were just a few examples of great vocabulary choice to evoke emotions!
Every one performed their poem to the class with spooky music quietly playing in the background.

Homework:

Spellings - revise spelling words from this half-term (rule 37-43) https://spellingframe.co.uk/  

                - revise spelling mistakes made this half-term 

  Spelling quiz will take place the second week back (as we are on residential the first week back after the holidays)


Maths - arithmetic questions 

            - times table rockstars challenge       https://ttrockstars.com/login



            - learn the conversions of decimals, percentages and fractions 

Challenge: can you continue this chart?


Watch this clip for help:

https://www.bbc.com/teach/class-clips-video/fractions-decimals-and-percentages/z6x8qp3

English - reading booklet to practise retrieval, inference and vocabulary skills that we have been working on