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Summer Term Week 2

Spellings

programme

pronunciation

queue

recognise

recommend

relevant

restaurant

rhyme

rhythm

sacrifice

secretary 

shoulder

signature

sincere

soldier

 

Grammar

Last of the practice tests this week

Summer Term Week 1 - 26.04.19

Spellings

These will be tested on Friday 3rd May:

marvellous

mischievous 

muscle 

necessary

neighbour

nuisance

occupy

occur

opportunity

parliament

persuade

physical

prejudice

privilege 

profession 

 

English

2 SPAG tests for revision this week. 

You're doing really well. Just a few bits of revision left to do! 

 

 

Spring Term - 22.03.19

Spellings

excellent

existence

explanation

familiar

foreign

forty

frequency

government

guarantee

harass

hindrance

identity

immediate

immediately

individual

interfere

interrupt

language

leisure

lightening

 

Spring Term week 4 - 15.03.19

 

Spellings

Next 20 words in the year 5 / 6 spelling list. 

competition

conscience

conscious

controversy

convenience

correspond

criticise

curiosity

definite

desperate

determined

develop

dictionary

disastrous

embarrass

environment

equipped

equipment

especially

exaggerate 

 

Maths Homework - Area and Perimeter

Have a go at the area and perimeter homework.  As always, if you are stuck and need support, make sure you speak to us.

Grammar homework - complete the test

Spring Term week 3 - 08.03.19

Spellings

We need to make sure we know all of the Year 5 / 6 words by the end of the term so we will be testing the children on 20 of these each week. They need to select which ones to learn as they should know most already. 

accommodate

accompany

according

achieve

aggressive

amateur

ancient

apparent

appreciate

attached

available

average

awkward

bargain

bruise

category

cemetery

committee

communicate

community

 

Grammar

Another grammar test for you to do. 

Do half this week and half next week please. 

Answers in your homework books please

 

Grammar test 08.03.19 - 15.03.19

Maths

In maths we have been studying units of measurement and have been converting between them.  Have a go at the homework and come and speak to us if you are not sure in any way.

Spring Term - Week 7 - 1.3.19

Maths

We have been studying algebra for two weeks and your homework this week reinforces this concept.  Have a go at as many questions as you are confident with; there are three sections. 

Spellings

draught

draft

dissent

descent

precede

proceed

wary

weary

Grammar

Complete the SPAG practice tests in your homework book. 

 

 

 

February Half Term

There will be no homework set over half term. 

There have been a lot of illness in year 6 over this half term and we want you all well and ready to learn. 

Spend time outside, with your family and relaxing. You've all worked extremely hard. 

If you are desperate to keep learning - remember you could always do some work in your revisions books if you have a few spare minutes. 

Enjoy your half term!  smiley

 

Mrs Baker and Mr Jackson. 

Spring Week 6 - 8.2.19

Topic

Tuesday 12th February is the last week of our 'Countries of the World' topic.  Please make sure any research is completed so that you can finish your fact files and posters in class.

 

Maths

You have all been working so hard on the percentage unit - Well done!  Have a go at these questions - You will need to find the percentage increase or decrease and then add or subtract them from the original price.

Don't forget, you can speak to me about any topic in maths if you would like a quick reminder session for ten minutes during lunchtime.

 

 

 

Spring Week 5 - 1.2.19

Topic

For Topic this week, you will be writing some detailed paragraphs about the country of your choice.  It will be really useful if you could research at home - choose two or three aspects of your country:  Animals, fashion, architecture, history, etc.  On Tuesday 5th February you will be writing two detailed paragraphs on these aspects.

 

Maths

Your maths homework this week is all about finding fractions of amounts.  The paper copies were available for you on Friday 1st February.  Collect one from the back table (by the Countries of the World display) if you did not pick one up.

 

 

 

Spring Week 4 - 25.01.19

 

Spellings

vicious

precious

conscious

delicious

malicious

suspicious

ambitious

cautious

fictitious

infectious

nutritious 

 

 

English:

Please complete the sheets on parenthesis. You can choose your challenge level - 1 star, 2 stars or 3 stars. 

 

English homework

Maths:

We have been working on dividing decimal numbers by integers (any whole number; 12, 300, -5, -99 etc. 0 is also an integer). Have a go at these division questions.

Topic:

For the next 2 weeks you will be completing your personal research about your chosen country in Topic work. Please continue to work at home to up-level your fact files and posters. Your research should focus on the geographical features of the country that you have chosen.

Spring Week 3 - 18.1.19

 

Spellings

Homophones this week. 

stationary

stationery

complement 

compliment

prophet

profit

dessert

desert

weight

wait

 

Maths

In maths this week we have been revisiting multiplying and dividing by 10/100/1000 but looking at decimal numbers and recording our answers up to 3 decimal places.  Many of you were given a paper copy of maths homework on Friday.  Don't forget to speak to us if you are stuck in any way at all.

 

Topic

We will use your Topic research this coming Tuesday (22nd January).  Please make sure you have:

  1. Chosen a country.
  2. Researched at least three pieces of information about that country:  Capital city, population, size, currency etc.

 

Spring Week 2 - 11.1.19

 

Spellings

official

artificial

financial

social

commercial

influential

quintessential

torrential

preferential

confidential

 

English

For your English this week. Complete the 2 grammar mats attached below. There are 3 different level of Mats to do. 1 star 2 star or 3 star - choose your own challenge!

 

Maths

We have been revisiting long division this week.  Have a go at these questions to really keep your skills sharp.

 

Topic

Our Topic this half term is 'Countries of the World'.

You will be choosing one country of your own choice and will be spending a few weeks researching that particular country.  You should try to do some research at home, using books and the Internet, ready to design a 'Fact File' in class.  You will have access to the Internet and books in class so don't worry if you don't have the Internet at home.  Find out information about your country of choice, such as:  Capital, population, land area, flag, major rivers, mountains, tourist destinations, history etc.  You can really find out as many things as possible...There is no limit!

 

Spring Week 1 - 04.01.19

 

Spellings

This week we have been looking at the ough letter string. 

Learn the following words please.

cough

thorough

through

though

tough

rough

bough

lough 

 

English

For your English homework this week, I would like you to write an advert for a Lego item. This could be one that you have invented at home. A set you got for Christmas or perhaps one that you would really, really like to own. Have fun and make me want to buy them! 

Week 13 - 07.12.18

 

Spellings

We have been looking at the year 5 /6 spellings. 

We have been struggling with the double consonant words. 

Here are some of them learn;

1) accompany

2) aggressive

3) appreciate

4) recommend

5) communicate

6) necessary

7) sufficient

8) exaggerate

9) equipped

10) correspond

 

English

Please complete the attached mini test on tenses. 

Maths

You are all working so hard in maths and as you know, next week will be our last full week in school.  You will have the chance to show what you know this coming week by sitting some practice assessments in maths, so keep those skills sharp! 

 

Have a go at the homework which is attached - Remember BIDMAS! 

 

 

English Homework 07.12.18

Week 12 - 30.11.18

English

This week have a go at the Grammar test below. 

 

 

Maths

You have all worked so hard on our fractions unit during the last two weeks.  Have a go at these dividing fractions questions.  I have given some advice at the top of the sheet to help you to remember how to divide fractions.  Next week you will be sitting a practise test in arithmetic and reasoning so keep those skills sharp!!!

Week 11 - 23.11.18

 

Basic Skills

Keep working on those spelling and times table. Some of you would have realised as we get further in to our fractions unit that you need to know your times tables really well. If they are slowing you down please use times tables rock stars to help you practice in a fun way. If you would like further help in remembering or pattern spotting to help calculate the times tables quickly please see myself or Mr Jackson. We have loads of good ideas between us! 

 

English

For your homework this week, I would like you to write a paragraph based on the picture below. In your paragraph I would like you to describe it in as much detail as possible. Try to include a wide variety of punctuation including a semi colon. Lastly - remember to start your sentences in different ways. 

 

Maths

We have been really impressed with your work on multiplying fractions this week - Well donesmiley

Your homework in maths builds on everything you have been learning in class.  Have a go at these questions!

 

 

Picture 1

Week 10 - 16.11.18

 

Spellings

As last week continue to learn those year 5 / 6 words on your list. Remember your yellow book with a few in that you weren't able to spell correctly in our test today. 

 

English

This week I would like you to complete the sheet on colons and semi colons. We needs to keep practicing using these so that we can include them in our narrative writing next week. 

 

Maths

We are very impressed with your work on fractions and your homework this week is to compare and order fractions.  Remember, the key thing here is to turn all the fractions into the same denominators; this will help you to order them quickly and easily.

Week 9 - 09.11.18

 

Spelling

You will have a year 5 /6 spelling list in you homework book that shows which spellings you need to work on from that list. Learn these spellings please. I will be testing 10 of the year 5 / 6 words each week (at random). There are some children who are continuing to work on the year 3 /4 words. They know who they are and will have a copy of the words that they need to learn. 

 

English

In English this week we have been looking at the story of King Midas. You will be writing your own parody of this story in class this week. For your homework I would like you to write a short parody of a well known story. It could be a fairy tale such as the three little pigs, little red riding hood or any well-known story. Have fun and make it entertaining! smiley 

 

Maths  

In Maths this week we have been studying fractions and your homework this week is to use the fraction sheet in order to find equivalent fractions.  Our unit of fractions will last a few weeks so please do not worry if you are finding the work a little bit hard at the moment.  Remember, you can ask for help during the lesson or at playtime and lunchtime.  Mrs Baker and I want you to love fractions by the end of this unit!!smiley

 

I have attached the answer sheet to this homework, so after you have completed the work, have a look at the answers and mark your work.

Week 8 - 02.11.2018

 

English

We are going to be having a huge focus on spelling this half term. Please look out for a copy of the year 3 /4 and year 5 / 6 spelling lists that will be coming home. These have been highlighted with the words that you need to be practicing. Look out for common spelling words as well. 

 

This week have a look at the spelling mat and complete the activities in your homework book. 

 

Maths

You all had experience of some SATs papers last week and I'm proud of the way you all really tried your best.  For maths homework this week, I have attached an arithmetic paper for you to have a go at.  Take your time, don't rush it and you can have a go at the whole paper at once or you can do a few questions each day.  Remember to really read each question carefully and to estimate the answer before you work out each question.

Week 7 - 18.10.18

 

WOW what a half term! 

 

Year 6 have been very busy. Have a great half term rest. 

 

All we ask is that you keep using Times Tables Rockstar to keep those times tables bubbling over and that you keep reading. 

We will be checking reading records on the first Monday back - don't forget to bring them in. 

 

Have a great break. 

 

Mrs Baker and Mr Jackson

Week 6 - 12.10.18

 

Spellings 

We will be having a test on all of our year 3/4 and year 5/6 words this week. 

Please look over the lists and revise a few in preparation - do NOT spend hours and hours learning all of them! 

English

We have been looking at hyphenated words this week. I would like you to write a paragraph using as many hyphenated words as possible. Try to make it funny! 

Please write this paragraph in your homework book. 

Maths

You have all been working really hard on your formal written methods for long multiplication and division over the last two weeks.  Try these Reasoning word problems and calculate the answers using the formal written methods.

 

 

Maths Homework - Week beginning Monday 15th October 2018

Week 5 - 05.10.2018

This week's spellings to be tested on Thursday 11th October

co-operate

co-ordinate

co-own

co-author

re-enter

re-educate

re-examine

re-evaluate

re-energise

re-elect

 

In maths this week, we have been looking at the formal written method for long division.  Have a go at these problems and see if you can calculate the answers.

English

For your English homework this week, I would like you to use the following picture to create a descriptive paragraph. Remember to choose your words carefully and think about varying your sentences. 

Image result for yellowstone national park

Week 4 - 28.09.2018

This week's spellings to be tested on Friday 5th October. 

innocent

innocence

decent

decency

excellent

excellence

confident

confidence

existent

existence

 

English

For your English homework this week I would like you to have a go at the semi colon sheet below. Remember that a semi colon can be used to separate 2 independent clauses. 

Please write these sentences in your homework book. 

Maths

In maths on Friday we were looking at patterns in the times tables 3, 6 and 9. 

Can you write down 5, 4-digit numbers or larger that are multiples of 3, 6 or 9 and label which is which and how you know. 

E.G. 654 is a multiple of 3 because the digits 6 + 5 + 4 = 15 which is a multiple of 3. 

Week 3 - 21.09.18

 

This week's spellings to be tested on Friday 28th September:

observant

observance

expectant

expectancy

hesitant

hesitancy

tolerant

tolerance

relevant

relevance

 

English

For your English this week I would like you to edit the sentences on the document below. 

Please write your sentences in your homework book. Remember to look for spelling as well as punctuation errors. 

Maths

Please have a got at completing the missing subtraction problems. 

Remember to watch out for any regrouping (exchanging) that may be happening. 

Week 2  14.09.18

Remember to learn the different meanings for these homophones. 

Spellings

advice

advise

device

devise

licence

license

practice

practise

prophecy 

English Homework

For your English homework this week I would like you to revise words classes. Verb, adjective, noun and adverb. Choose a page from your current reading book. Copy the table below into your homework book and find at least 6 examples of each type of work in your reading book. 

Which type of words appear more often? Can you think why? 

 

Nouns Verbs Adjectives Adverbs

 

 

 

 

     

 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/primary-grammar-glossary-for-parents

The link above may be a useful glossary for grammar homework. 

Maths Homework

Please click on the document below to see your maths homework - rounding this week!

Week 1 - 07.09.18

Just spellings and times tables this week. 

We will be doing a times tables test next week - get practicing! Remember you can use times tables rock stars to help. 

 

Spellings to be tested Friday 14th September 2018

aggressive

hostile

awkward

obstinate

desperate

frantic

disastrous 

calamitous

marvellous 

spectacular

 

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