Our final week as Year 6

So here we are…. your final week at Baschurch Primary School. We are so sorry you haven’t had the same final privileges, experiences or trips but you have made history! Not only do you have the coolest Leaver’s Jumper year (2020), you have been the heroes and the history makers that will always be remembered. We are so excited to take part in our Virtual Leaver’s Service on Wednesday – its going to be an emotional one!

 

This week you are going to be hearing lots of stories, sharing memories and looking forwards to your next milestone – starting secondary school. Before we get there, we just wanted to take a minute and say a huge thank you! Thank you for being brave, for being strong and for being so mature when the world has changed for all of us and you have seen things you have been looking forward to for so long change, be postponed and cancelled. Every single one of you have been amazing, swallowing the disappointment, keeping your chins up and carrying on.

 

Thank you for all your hard work, commitment and effort to try and  continue your education ‘online’ for the past 4 months. Last September we made plans, set targets and aimed high – none of you disappointed us or did not fulfil the hopes and standards we set for you – you have soared!

 

We could not be more proud of a our Year 6 class and you will always be a special year group to us –  with so many good memories, giggles and achievements to treasure. So thank you for making this year one we will never forget as your teachers!

 

We have plenty to say about you as the week goes on and hope you enjoy this very special week and you feel celebrated and appreciated by the whole school as only a Year 6 class can or should!

 

Mrs Kovach, Mrs Hillidge and Mrs Beard

For now, we do have some work for you to complete, we are going to carry on as normal (for now)

Maths

1)  Complete/choose the correct date and which level you want to choose.  Bronze is the easiest and Platinum is the hardest! (Challenge yourself – think which one you should be trying, we should have sent you a suggested level for you to try but you are very welcome to try above) https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/

2) Complete today’s White Rose task – Geometry  – Week 1 – Lesson 1 – Area and Perimeter

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Monday 13th July

Lesson 1 – Draw nets of 3D shapes

Tuesday 14th July

Lesson 2 – Circles

Wednesday 15th July

Lesson 3 – Read and interpret pie charts

Thursday 16th July

Lesson 4 – The mean

Other Curriculum Areas

Reading –

Design a missing person’s poster

  • What information needs to be included in a poster
  • How would Michael be described?
  • What evidence can you find to support your findings?
  • Refer to Missing Poster Worksheet

History –

Our final visit to Mexico and the Ancient Mayan. This week we are studying the Mayan writing system.

  1. First read the presentation, each activity is listed below to be completed.

 #Lesson Presentation Maya Writing

Activity 1 – Mayan Writing Fact Cards and Fact Hunt

Activity Sheet Maya Writing Fact Hunt

Comprehension Answer Sheets

Activity 2 – Complete the writing comprehension

Activity Sheet Maya Writing Comprehension

Comprehension Answer Sheets

Activity 3 – Design writing

Activity Sheet Logograms

 

 

 

 

 

10th July Home Work

Friday is usually Zoom and Test day but unfortunately today I will not be able to zoom.

Luckily, you still get to do your tests!

English – Spelling Test

group
 height
 particular
 potatoes
 separate
 surprise
 through
 various
 though
 woman
girls’
 boys’
 babies’
 children’s
 men’s
 mice’s
 ladies’
 cats’
 women’s
 geese’s

 

Maths – Times table test.

Please do a times table test on your correct level and also go onto TT Rockstars and carry out soundcheck 5 times.

Once this is completed please go on bitesize and complete the task.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z63tt39/year-4-and-p5-lessons

Reading 

Please take some time to do some reading with your parent/guardian.

 

 

Wednesday 17th June – themed work

Wednesday 17th June – Exploration and Discovery

Task: Choose one of the Mayan cities you saw pictures of yesterday to discover and write about. Where is it? Who discovered it? Why was it important? What are the main features? How many people lived there? What happened to it? etc

It is up to you how you display your information. You could use PowerPoint, an annotated city map with information boxes, fact sheet etc

5th June Home Work

English – Spelling test 

Please test using both lists that have been on spelling shed this week.

solar
 solution
 soluble
 insoluble
 dissolve
 real
 reality
 realistic
 unreal
 realisation
poisonous
 dangerous
 mountainous
 marvellous
 perilous
 tremendous
 enormous
 jealous
 precious
 hideous
The new spelling lists should be live over the weekend for the following Friday.
Maths – Times tables.
Please practise on TT Rockstars soundcheck 5 times before your test.
Then please test yourselves on the timestable you are on. If you do not have the test at home please let me know as I now have them and can send it to you.
Science – Electricity (Circuits)
What is a circuit?
Investigate what can go into a circuit.
What are the components that are needed for it to work and what components could you add to change the circuit?

Tuesday 2nd June – Explorers Work

The Age Of Exploration

Yesterday you annotated a map of all the explorations of the explorers listed below. These explorers and their crews were all amazing – travelling to places not yet discovered, being brave enough to set aside worries and concerns to continue forward sensing adventure and a place in history books. Perhaps one of you might be a future explorer –  part of the the first settlers on Mars?

Today we would like you to create fact files.

These can be created on a computer or on paper. We would like you to include the following:

  • a picture or a portrait of each explorer
  • full name/ date of birth/ place of birth
  • date or dates of explorations
  • location of departure and return
  • details of their ship/vessel/vehicle if any
  • details about their expedition (s) (who accompanied them, where did they go and why, why were they famous, days of expedition, important events or stories that occurred, interesting or funny facts you might discover, did they bring anything home to prove or share with their home country/King/ other scientists?)
  • include further pictures/maps or plans you may discover.

Christopher Columbus, Captain Cook, Vasco de Gama, Amundsen, Marco Polo, Walter Raleigh, Dr Livingstone, Hillary, Ferdinand Magellan, Francis Drake, Neil Armstrong and any new explorers you discovered!

Don’t forget to send me your work too!

 

Wednesday 20th May – extra activities

Wednesday 20th May

1)  Complete/choose the correct date and which level you want to choose.  Bronze is the easiest and Platinum is the hardest! (Challenge yourself – think which one you should be trying, we should have sent you a suggested level for you to try but you are very welcome to try above) https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/

2) Complete today’s White Rose task – Lesson 3 – Divide decimals by integers

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Worksheet: Lesson 3 – Divide decimals by integers 2019

Answers: on class dojo

Reading daily task: Read for 20 minutes a day – this could be a books, non-fiction, a newspaper, eBook etc. We would like you to complete one of the reading tasks from our class list (available on our class web page)

Monday 18th May – extra activities

Maths daily task:

1)  Complete/choose the correct date and which level you want to choose.  Bronze is the easiest and Platinum is the hardest! (Challenge yourself – think which one you should be trying, we should have sent you a suggested level for you to try but you are very welcome to try above) https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/

2) Complete today’s White Rose task – Decimals – Week 1  Lesson 1 – Multiplying and Dividing by 10,100 and 1000

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Worksheet: Lesson 1 – Multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1,000

Answers: on class dojo

Reading

Reading daily task: Read for 20 minutes a day – this could be a books, non-fiction, a newspaper, eBook etc.

Spellings

Below is the link to your weekly spellings taken from the Year 5/6 spelling list.

Year 6 Spellings Week beginning 18th May 2020

Wednesday 6th May – VE Day Themed work

Wednesday 6th May – Celebrating in Style

Before Lockdown, there had been so many celebrations, parties and events to mark this special day – including a street party at school. Unfortunately these can no longer go ahead so the BBC, charities and the British Legion  are keen that we still hold our own remembrance. How could you  mark this special occasion at home?

 

1) Make Great British Bunting

The BBC have launched an initiative to get everyone making bunting to display in their windows, by houses, on gates to remember the great men and women of WW2.

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=VE+day+bunting+video&docid=13824184955369&mid=3CD2E454471982366E663CD2E454471982366E66&view=detail&FORM=VIRE

Attached are the instructions, templates etc. I know some of you make your own fabric bunting which would be amazing but you could get the whole family designing bunting on paper, cardboard etc

ve_day_great_british_bunting_instructions

2) Teach the Lindy Hop

I know how amazing you all were when you were taught this dance by Mrs Hillidge. A favourite from WW2, why not teach the family so you could all have a go on Friday?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1jnPZ6pGoI&feature=youtu.be Plenty of modern examples too! (be careful and ask before opening YouTube please) 

I have included below the English Heritage pack – they are asking for everyone to be dancing at 5pm on Friday – please see their website for more information for those of you who enjoy dancing ( was thinking of those who danced in the Quarry last year – Sophie and friends!)

eh-ve-day-at-home-pack

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/inspire-me/ve-day/

 

Year 3 Friday 24th April

Happy Friday everyone!

Another sunny one so make sure you get out and do some miles for the lock down challenge.

On BBC Bitesize for today there is an English reading  task on a poem, a weekly maths challenge and a teamwork activity.

On Purple mash there is a science activity on sources of light, an English task using light words to write sentences and some maths on shape and lines.

Have a good weekend .