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Year 6

Spring Term 1st Half

 

Home Learning Tasks

You can help your child with their weekly tasks:

Learn weekly spellings

You could check and rehearse spelling patterns with your child. Look for other words that fit the pattern.

Reading their reading book

Your child receives reading homework each week. Please make sure that they complete this. Initial the planner so that your child can receive reading rewards.

Revision

 

Your child has weekly revision tasks to complete. If they do require any additional support, homework club is available every Monday lunchtime.

 

Project Tasks

This topic will last for 6 weeks. In this time, the children are expected to choose at least one activity from the list complete with the help of parents. The projects can be brought in at any time before the 20th February.

  1. Find out 10 facts about the Maya and present in a power point or poster.
  2. Make your own sculpture of an ancient god or warrior
  3. Write a secret message in Mayan Hieroglyphics.
  4. Create your own Mayan mask.
  5. Cook and photograph some traditional Mayan food.
  6. Make your own temple or Mayan civilisation in a shoe box.
  7.  Find out about aspects of Mayan life e.g. farming, food, astronomy.
  8. Create a postcard from a historical Mayan site.
  9. OR something else that you think of to do with our topic.

 

Autumn Term 2nd Half

Home Learning Tasks

SATs Revision

 

We will hold a meeting about this in the next few weeks. More details to follow.

Reading their reading book

Your child receives reading homework once  a week. Please make sure that they complete this as well as additional reading of their choice. Initial the planner so that your child can receive reading rewards.

Learn  multiplication tables

 

You may want to check and spot check your child with questions about the x table they are working on. Children are also encouraged to write down their table facts at speed to improve pace and accuracy for aiding calculations.

Learn spellings

Spellings are given every Monday to learn for a test the following week.

 

Project Tasks

This topic will last for 4 weeks and in this time the children are expected to choose at least one activity from the list to complete with the help of parents. The projects can be brought in at any time before 6th  December

  1. Research an aspect about Mexico that interests you and present the information in a choice of your own.
  2. Create your own Mexican artwork.
  3. Cook and photograph some Mexican food  or write a Mexican inspired menu.
  4. Make your own Mexican scene in a shoe box.
  5.  Learn some typical phrases/words/greetings  spoken in Mexico to share in class.
  6. Write some maths problems linked to your Mexican learning.
  7. OR something else that you think of to do with our topic.

Autumn Term 1st Half

 

Home Learning Tasks

 

Spellings

 

Your child will learn a spelling pattern or rule each week and will be given a list of spellings to revise for a test the following week. Spellings will be given on a Friday to learn for the following Friday.

Reading

Your child receives reading homework twice a week. Please make sure that they complete this. Initial the planner so that your child can receive reading rewards. Any incomplete reading homework will have to be done at break or lunch time to keep up with the storyline.

Learn multiplication tables

 

You may want to check and spot check your child with questions about the x table they are working on.

 

Project Tasks

Create one piece of home learning this half term

  1. Create a fact sheet or presentation about a particular area of WW2.
  2. Make a model of a plane, tank or air raid shelter.
  3. Design and make a WW2 meal using rations.
  4. Write a WW2 poem.
  5. Interview somebody who had experience of being in the war.
  6. Or anything else linked to WW2!
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