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Year 5/6 Home Learning – Week 1
Welcome to your first week of Home Learning! We are so proud of you for the resilience, independence and maturity that you’ve all shown over the past few days, and we just know that you will continue to be just as brilliant at home! We hope that you enjoy the challenges we’ve set you this week, and remember to check back at the beginning of next week for your next set.
This week, your challenge is to produce a piece of writing to impress your teacher – you choose the form of writing!
You could choose:
dialogue between characters,
a diary entry
or any other bright idea you may have!
To give you inspiration for your writing, you could visit www.pobble365.com, which is a website that gives a new, thought-provoking picture every day!
Alternatively, www.literacyshed.com/home.html has lots of videos for inspiration and even some ideas to get you going!
If you would like your teacher to read your writing, feel free to email it to us on Fridays – but make sure you have your grown-ups’ permission first.
We know how much you've enjoyed studying Holes the past few weeks and it's a shame that we won't be able to continue with this! Did you know that there is a film? Why not try to find it on a streaming service or on DVD? Make sure to check with your grown-ups first, as it is a PG. Let us know what you think! This might even inspire you to write something too!
Please make sure you always have a book on the go that you are reading for enjoyment – remember to use your reading journals and diaries to record your reading. Miss Birch’s group – you can use the back of your Guided Reading book if you don’t have a reading journal! We will also be setting you reading tasks each week, similar to your old Guided Reading homework or tasks we might have done in class.
This week’s Guided Reading tasks are:
Mrs Woods’ group:
Finish reading Chapter 7 Stig Of The Dump and complete the comprehension tasks in the document below.
Miss Birch’s group:
Read from where we left off (page 210) to the end of Chapter 19 (page 244) of Frozen In Time. Write a letter as Rachel to Uncle Jerome, highlighting her understanding, thoughts and fears about Freddie and Bess’s illnesses.
Miss Braye’s group:
Read chapter 8 of Long Way Home and complete the task on the document below.
We have also set each class up on Oxford Owl at https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/, where you can access free e-books!
If you are in Class 9, use the following login:
If you are in Class 10, use the following login:
If you are in Class 11, use the following login:
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ to practise your skills.
You can also use https://spellingframe.co.uk/ to help you revise and practise the spelling conventions we use in class.
Your Geography challenge this week is to find out about the world’s tectonic plates and how they have changed over time. We have uploaded some bits below to get you going, but feel free to continue to research and present your findings in whichever way you wish!
https://www.gonoodle.com/ has some fantastic dance videos that you can join in with!
Joe Wicks will be doing PE at 9am every weekday morning through his YouTube channel – ask your grown up to help you find it… and encourage them to do it with you!
Remember that you can still go outside - and it's important that you do! Just make sure to check with your grown up first!
Extra challenges for this week
Keeping in Touch
We want you to know that, even in these unusual circumstances, we are here for you and we want to keep updated on how you are doing and what you have been up to! If you would like to, you can email us on the addresses below, which we will check each week and try to reply to you. Remember – stay safe online and always check with your grown-ups before messaging.