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Learning 20.1.21

posted 19 Jan 2021, 13:20 by Oliver Mills

THIS IS THE LAST DAY THAT HOME LEARNING WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THIS PAGE.

Please use google classroom instead and email y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk if you are having any problems accessing learning through google classroom. 

Literacy:
In today's English lesson, we will start writing our evacuee diaries. Please aim for two paragraphs of high quality writing, describing the morning of your evacuation and the journey to your new home in the countryside. Click here for the lesson video.


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson: Equivalent FDP. The worksheets and answers can be found attached to the bottom of this post.

French:
Join Mrs Davis for this week's French lesson, where you will be continuing with telling the time in French.
There are different activities attached to the bottom of this post which you can choose from for your task after watching the video , so there should be something there for everyone (e.g. one requires a sibling / parent to play against).

Mrs Dungworth's Book Corner:

Mrs Dungworth has recorded herself reading 'Goodnight Mr Tom' by Michelle Magorian. The sixth instalment can be found here so settle down somewhere comfy and enjoy.


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html

Spelling:

Below you can find today's spelling activity: Friend or Foe. Have a look at the words from the spelling list. Which ones are spelt correctly? Which ones are spelt incorrectly? What needs to change to correct them?


Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.


Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk


Learning for 19/1/21

posted 18 Jan 2021, 08:39 by Oliver Mills   [ updated 18 Jan 2021, 09:46 by Andrew Goodwin ]

Today's 08:30 (Mr Mills) and 09:00 (Mr Goodwin) class meetings will take place on google classroom. Go to Your Class Google Meet Room and use the Meet Link at the top of the page. 


All your learning for today is available on Google Classroom. We will be fully migrating over to google classroom very soon (meaning this page will no longer have your home learning on it), so please log on and have a look now. If you are having any trouble logging in to google classroom, please email y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk


Literacy:

Click here for the link to today's English lesson.  Today's challenge is to write from the perspective of a Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain.  Everyone should write at least one paragraph (but hopefully more!).


Please click here to view the video clip of the dogfight (children: that means close combat between aeroplanes, not two dogs having a fight).


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson: Fractions to Percentages. The worksheets and answers can be found attached to the bottom of this post.


Design and Technology:

Click here for today's foundation lesson: D.T. Join Mr Mills as we use master practical skills and bake our own adaptations of a wartime classic: The Lord Woolton Pie


Mrs Dungworth's Book Corner:

Mrs Dungworth has recorded herself reading 'Goodnight Mr Tom' by Michelle Magorian. The fifth instalment can be found here so settle down somewhere comfy and enjoy.


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html


Spellings:


Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.


Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk

Learning for 18/1/21

posted 16 Jan 2021, 12:02 by Oliver Mills   [ updated 17 Jan 2021, 12:24 ]

Your learning for today is also available on Google Classroom. Log on and have a look.


Google Classroom:

Watch this video from Mrs Drazek who explains about the upcoming Y6 migration to Google Classroom; this will allow us to access all our learning and daily meetings in one place. You will need an adult at home to check their emails from school for your login details. Adult support in getting used to this new system will also be needed. 

Mrs Drazek will be joining us on today's zoom meeting to show you how, from today, to access your home learning on google classroom.


Literacy:

Click here for the link to today's English lesson.  We will be reading chapter 2 of Friend or Foe and there are a number of comprehension questions for the children to answer.


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson: Understand Percentages.

The worksheet and answers for today’s lesson are attached to the bottom of this post.

It has been brought to my attention that there is a mistake on question 3 on the answer sheet. Unfortunately, it is a locked PDF which means I cannot edit it. You should find your answer is 15% lower than the answer on the sheet.


History:

Click here for today's foundation lesson: History. Join Mr Mills as we use historical sources to examine how the Treaty of Versailles was viewed in the 1920s/30s. Children will analyse 3 historical sources and then write a short summary showing their interpretation of the source material. 


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html


Spellings:

Here are the spellings for this week:


Monday's Task:
Compose a sentence using each word from the spelling list. If you are unsure about a word's meaning, use a dictionary (either physical or online) to look up the definition of a word before using it in a sentence. 
 

Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.



Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk

Learning for 15/1/21

posted 14 Jan 2021, 07:36 by Oliver Mills   [ updated 14 Jan 2021, 13:06 ]

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO ZOOM MEETING TODAY


Google Classroom:

Watch this video from Mrs Drazek who explains about the upcoming Y6 migration to Google Classroom; this will allow us to access all our learning and daily meetings in one place. You will need an adult at home to check their emails from school for your login details. Adult support in getting used to this new system will also be needed. 


Literacy:

Click here for the link to today's English lesson on complex sentences.  


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson: Fractions to Decimals (1).

The worksheet and answers for today’s lesson are attached to the bottom of this post.


Computing:

Click here for today's foundation lesson: Computing. Join Mr Mills for this week's Computing lesson where we will code an enemy sprite for our Space Invaders-style game. We also grapple with some tricky hit detection issues and begin to explore the 'clone' function.


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html


Spellings:

Please click here to find this week's spellings. There is a daily activity to complete, in addition to the practise you would normally do at home, followed by a dictation test on Friday. The audio for the test is attached to the bottom of this post. 


Mrs Dungworth's Book Corner:

Mrs Dungworth has recorded herself reading 'Goodnight Mr Tom' by Michelle Magorian. The fourth instalment can be found here so settle down somewhere comfy and enjoy.


Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.


HAVE FUN IN THE SNOW AND SHARE SOME PHOTOS


Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk


Learning for 14/1/21

posted 13 Jan 2021, 08:44 by Oliver Mills   [ updated 14 Jan 2021, 03:04 ]

Google Classroom:

Watch this video from Mrs Drazek who explains about the upcoming Y6 migration to Google Classroom; this will allow us to access all our learning and daily meetings in one place. You will need an adult at home to check their emails from school for your login details. Adult support in getting used to this new system will also be needed.


Literacy:

Click here for the link to today's English lesson on compound sentences.  By the end of this lesson, you should have a clear understanding of what makes a compound sentence and written seven of your own (WWII themed) compound sentences.


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson: Decimals as Fractions.

The worksheet and answers for today’s lesson are attached to the bottom of this post.


French:

Click here for today's foundation lesson: French. Today, Mrs Davis teaches you how to tell the time in French. For this lesson, you will also need this Youtube link as well as a song and worksheet, which can be found attached to the bottom of this post.


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html


Spellings:

Please click here to find this week's spellings. There is a daily activity to complete, in addition to the practise you would normally do at home, followed by a dictation test on Friday.


Mrs Dungworth's Book Corner:

Mrs Dungworth has recorded herself reading 'Goodnight Mr Tom' by Michelle Magorian. The third instalment can be found here so settle down somewhere comfy and enjoy.


Coming soon:

Weekly Wonder Book Study sessions. 


Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.


Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk

Learning for 13/1/21

posted 12 Jan 2021, 08:09 by Oliver Mills   [ updated 12 Jan 2021, 10:38 by Andrew Goodwin ]

Google Classroom:

Watch this video from Mrs Drazek who explains about the upcoming Y6 migration to Google Classroom; this will allow us to access all our learning and daily meetings in one place. You will need an adult at home to check their emails from school for your login details. Adult support in getting used to this new system will also be needed.


Literacy:

Click here for today's English lesson where we will be looking at a good example of an evacuee's diary.  The example of diary, which the children will need to edit, is attached to the bottom of this post.


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson: Division to Solve Problems.

The worksheet and answers for today’s lesson are attached to the bottom of this post.


Music:

Click here for today's music lesson.  The children will learn all about Morse code and compose their own piece of music that spells out a secret message!  The Youtube links referred to in the video are here (Some mothers do have 'em theme) and here (Morse code training).


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html


Spellings:

Please click here to find this week's spellings. There is a daily activity to complete, in addition to the practise you would normally do at home, followed by a dictation test on Friday.


Mrs Dungworth's Book Corner:

Mrs Dungworth has recorded herself reading 'Goodnight Mr Tom' by Michelle Magorian. The second instalment can be found here so settle down somewhere comfy and enjoy.


Coming soon:

Weekly Wonder Book Study sessions. 


Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.


Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk

Learning for 12/1/21

posted 11 Jan 2021, 12:56 by Oliver Mills

Literacy:

Click here for the link to today's English lesson. In this lesson, we look at use of descriptive language and write a descriptive paragraph inspired by the Blitz.


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson: Divide decimals by integers.

The worksheet and answers for today’s lesson are attached to the bottom of this post.


Design and Technology:

Click here for today's foundation lesson. Join Mr Mills as we look at the classic wartime recipe 'Lord Woolton Pie'. Children will adapt the recipe to write the ingredients section for their own take on this timeless dish. I am hoping that, if possible, parents will be able to support children in cooking this delicious dish next week. 


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html


Spellings:

Please click here to find this week's spellings. There is a daily activity to complete, in addition to the practise you would normally do at home, followed by a dictation test on Friday. The test audio is embedded in the powerpoint but is also attached to the bottom of this post in case it does not play correctly. 


Mrs Dungworth's Book Corner:

Mrs Dungworth has recorded herself reading 'Goodnight Mr Tom' by Michelle Magorian. The first instalment can be found here so settle down somewhere comfy and enjoy.


Coming soon:

Weekly Wonder Book Study sessions. 


Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.


Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk

Learning for 11/1/21

posted 10 Jan 2021, 05:02 by Oliver Mills   [ updated 11 Jan 2021, 07:55 ]

Literacy:

Click here for the link to today's English lesson where we will be starting our new Book Study novel: Friend or Foe, by Michael Morpurgo.  There are a number of comprehension questions to answer and two character mindmaps to complete.


The evacuee short video clip can be accessed here.


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson: Multiply decimals by integers.

The worksheet and answers for today’s lesson are attached to the bottom of this post.


Science:

Click here for today's foundation lesson: Science. Join Mr Mills as we begin our unit on Light and How We See. Today we will conduct a simple experiment to show how light travels; children will require a light source (e.g. a torch or the LED light on a phone), some cardboard from your household recycling and some scissors to complete the experiment. Children should record their findings as three diagrams.


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html


Spellings:

Please click here to find this week's spellings. There is a daily activity to complete, in addition to the practise you would normally do at home, followed by a dictation test on Friday. The test audio is embedded in the powerpoint but is also attached to the bottom of this post in case it does not play correctly. 



Coming soon:

Weekly Wonder Book Study sessions. 


Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.


Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk

Learning for 8/1/21

posted 7 Jan 2021, 07:57 by Oliver Mills   [ updated 7 Jan 2021, 07:58 ]

Literacy:

Click here for today's English lesson. In today's lesson, you will continue learning about relative clauses in the context of WWII bomb shelters.  You will build an air-raid shelter, create and photograph a freeze-frame and write further sentences using relative clauses.  Mr Goodwin is looking forward to seeing the photographs!

You will also need this link to watch a clip about 'Black Saturday'.  


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson: Multiply by 10, 100 and 1000.

The worksheet and answers for today’s lesson are attached to the bottom of this post.


Computing:

Click here for today's foundation lesson: Computing. Join Mr Mills and begin to programme a Space Invaders-style-game using the website Scratch. In today's lesson, you will create a moving player sprite and code a firing projectile. 


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html

 

Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.

Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk

Learning for 7/1/21

posted 6 Jan 2021, 08:35 by Oliver Mills   [ updated 6 Jan 2021, 12:12 ]

Literacy:

Click here for today's English lesson. 

You will also need the following Youtube link.


Maths:

Click here for the link to today’s maths lesson:

The worksheet and answers for today’s lesson are attached to the bottom of this post.


History:

Click here for today's foundation lesson: History. 


Reading:

All children to read for at least 20 minutes each day. This could be a school reading book or a personal book from home. There are online books available at Oxford Owl, register for a free account by clicking this link: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html

 

Fancy doing something else too?

Join Joe Wicks’ for an online workout by clicking here.

Please celebrate your child's learning by sending in pictures of their work to the year group email address: y6@dore.sheffield.sch.uk

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