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Monday 6th July

We will be starting our day in school by doing PE with Joe, I hope some of you are still joining in with this at home and enjoying it too.

Maths

Year 5

Today, you will be carrying on with your work on angles from last week. Go to the White Rose Home Learning Year 5 website and choose Week 10, Lesson 4 which is called 'Calculating angles around a point'. Watch the video, work through the worksheet and then check your work. I've attached my workings for Q5-8 in case you want to see how I worked them out.

If you have time, or want an extra challenge, have a go at the extension sheet below which has two problems on it similar to the ones we often do as pink problems at the end of our Maths lessons in class. I've also attached the answers so you can check your work.

Year 6

This week we will be doing some revision on using the four operations (add, subtract, multiply and divide). Today you will be practising addition and subtraction. The lesson is called 'Add and Subtract Integers'. Click on the link below for the video (as it's not the normal White Rose page). Watch the video, work through the worksheet and then check your answers. I have attached my workings for Q8 in case you want to see how I worked it out.

If you have time, or want an extra challenge, have a go at the sheet below. It has some missing number problems and some worded problems for you to work through. I've attached the answers so you can check your work.

English

For your silent writing this week, I would like you to write an explanation text explaining to your reader about the life cycle of an animal of your choice.

The purpose of this text type is to teach the reader about the life cycle so that they know how many stages there are, which order the stages go in and what happens at each stage. You will need to include a diagram of the life cycle and might want to include some extra pictures of the animal at each stage. You will need to describe the stages clearly and use the correct vocabulary (for example, metamorphosis, larva, pupa, embryo...). You might need to explain these terms for your reader.

I have included a couple examples of explanation texts below which you could read first to help you think about this text type. They both explain the life cycle clearly, using separate paragraphs for each stage and using appropriate scientific language. But I think they could both still be improved. I thought:

  • The moth one is missing a diagram of the life cycle.
  • The frog one could do with some labels/captions with the life cycle and an explanation of what the term metamorphosis means to help the reader.
Today I would like you to plan your writing using the planning sheet below. Tomorrow you will be writing your explanation text and then Wednesday you will have time to finish and edit it.

RE

Today is our final RE lesson on creation. We are going to be looking at an extract from the Bible and think about what it teaches Christians about creation.

 

The Bible extract comes from a book called Psalms. It is Psalm Number 8. Do you know what a Psalm is? 

A Psalm is a bit like a poem or prayer and there are lots of these in the book of Psalms in the Bible. This book is in the Old Testament. Psalms are often used in church services and can be read or sung together, a bit like a hymn.

 

Read through the Psalm below.

Picture 1
For your task this afternoon, I would like you to read through each verse of the Psalm again and think about what it might make Christians think/feel/do about God, the world, humans, animals or creation. You can record your ideas on the worksheet below.

Spellings and Reading

Mrs Kimble has written some new spelling sentences for you this week.

Start practising these sentences today ready for your test on Friday.

Also do some independent reading of your choice.

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