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Moston Lane

Community Primary School

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

W.B. 20.04.20

 

Happy summer term!

Morning everyone! We hope you have had a lovely Easter holiday, making time to do lots of things you enjoy!

We will be here every day again, providing a wide variety of learning activities and experiences to help you continue to practise and further develop your skills in Reading, Writing, Maths and Topic.

Don't forget, if you need to ask any questions about your learning, or would like to share any news with us (we really miss hearing some of your stories!) you can reach us at y6@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk - simply send us and email and one of the Year 6 teachers will come back to you as soon as possible.

If you feel like a break from the screen, click on the link below and have a go at some of the non-screen activities provided by Pobble.

If you can, why not take a photograph of your completed activity and share it with us on the email above? We would love to see what you have been up to!

https://pobble.blob.core.windows.net/asset-0504d392-8324-4fb8-9925-025f5b1aee15/Non-screen%20activities%20-%20from%20Pobble.pdf?sv=2017-04-17&sr=c&si=bce2194b-15f5-4310-b469-b1066b9c6ed1&sig=yoaO2RgR7qgwVxIegHrN73oQLfDhS%2B%2BJjthKsYZTWiY%3D&st=2020-03-13T11:37:19Z&se=2120-03-13T11:37:19Z&utm_source=Blog&utm_medium=o&utm_campaign=non_screenPDF

Keep up the hard work that you have been doing so far. Remember to take breaks when you need them and continue to stay safe with your families.

Miss Adams, Mr Thompson, Mrs Parkinson & Mr Harding

 

Monday 20th April 2020

Remember that the writing competition ends today! Email your entry to us and you could be the winner of a £10 voucher!

Star of the Day: Niamh

Morning Workout

Hopefully you’ve all had a chance to try some different workouts over the Easter holidays. This week let’s get back to basics and get agile with some great exercises.

Complete Monday's live PE lesson with Joe Wicks on his YouTube channel. Build up your stamina by keeping up with Joe’s exercises for a little longer each day!

 

Reading

https://www.oneeducation.co.uk/resources/tags:Reading%20Resources%20for%20Home/filt:Year%206/sort:asc     

Click on the link above. Download and read Not As We Know It. Now complete the first activity in the folder, linked to pages 10-14. If you have access to a printer (and your adult gives you permission) you could print and complete the sheet itself. If not, answer the questions from the screen in your book. 

 Click on the link below and enjoy listening to a story from Audible.

 https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

 

Writing

https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/fe7e7742?utm_source=Mailchimp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=The_Hidden_Temple

Click on the link above. Read the Story Starter and continue the story in your book. Then complete the Sentence Challenge on slide 6 and the Grammar and Punctuation task on slide 7. In your creative time draw what the group of adventurers might look like. You could draw what equipment they might be carrying as well as suggested on slide 8.

 

Maths

Click on the White Rose link below and select Summer Term Week 1 - Vertically opposite angles. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Watch the online tutorial for Lesson 1 (vertically opposite angles) and complete the activity on the same page. You can also use the answers link to check your work. 

 Remember to log into your MyMaths and complete any of the set activities.

 

Spag

Our spag focus for this week is spelling. Click on the link below and use the letters of the alphabet to create your very own wordy workout. 

 KS2 Sporty Spelling Monday.pdf

 

 Topic

Geography (Rivers)

Click on the link below (you may need to log in to Espresso)

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/factfile/item1208227/grade2/module1196044/index.html

Click Fact-files from the left-hand menu. Select River Features. In your book, write definitions and key information about the following features of a river:

  • River source
  • The Upper Course
  • The Middle Course
  • The Lower Course

(You will need this information to help you to complete tomorrow’s learning too!)

Quiz Time!

Click on Activities from the left-hand menu. Select River Features Quiz and test your knowledge. Good luck!

 

 

Remember to take time to get some fresh air and to do something creative!

Tuesday 21st April

Star of the Day:  Joshua 

Morning Workout

Complete Tuesday's live PE lesson with Joe Wicks on his YouTube channel. Build up your stamina by keeping up with Joe’s exercises for a little longer each day!

 

Reading

https://www.oneeducation.co.uk/resources/tags:Reading%20Resources%20for%20Home/filt:Year%206/sort:asc    

Click on the link above. Download and re-read Not As We Know It. Once you have read the text, complete the comprehension activity sheet about what you have read. If you have access to a printer (and your adult gives you permission) you could print and complete the sheet itself. If not, answer the questions from the screen in your book.  

Click on the link below and enjoy listening to a story from Audible.

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

 

Writing

https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/fa861122?utm_source=Mailchimp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=The_Vacation

Click on the link above and follow the instructions on slide 4 by writing a story or diary entry in the 1st person as if you were one of the characters. Then answer the Questions on slide 5 and the Grammar and Punctuation Challenge on slide 7.

 

Maths

Click on the White Rose link below and select Summer Term Week 1 - Angles in a triangle. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

 

Watch the online tutorial for Lesson 2 (angles in a triangle) and complete the activity on the same page. You can also use the answers link to check your work. 

Remember to log into your MyMaths and complete any of the set activities.
SPAG
Click on the link below and use the letters of the alphabet to create your very own wordy workout.
Topic

Click on the link below (you may need to log in to Espresso)
https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item1207015/grade2/module1196044/index.html


Watch the video ‘A River’s Journey’. In your book, write an explanation of the journey that a
river takes.
Include the following stages: Source; The Upper Course; The Middle Course; The Lower
Course; The Mouth
Here is some key vocabulary for you to include too: spring, gravity, currents, meanders, sediment, confluence, estuary


(Use your definitions and information from yesterday to help you)

 

Remember to take time to get some fresh air and to do something creative!

Wednesday 22nd April

Star of the Day: Kim

for completing lots of his work on MyMaths!

Morning Workout

Complete Wednesday's live PE lesson with Joe Wicks on his YouTube channel. Build up your stamina by keeping up with Joe’s exercises for a little longer each day!

Hope you are all managing to get out once a day for fresh air and exercise while the weather is good!

 

Reading

https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/6173ccc5?utm_source=Mailchimp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Mountain_pass

Click on the link above. Read the text then complete Question Time questions on slide 5 in your book.

Choose a book from Oxford Owl to listen to or read. Click the link below and log in.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

 

Writing

https://app.pobble.com/lessons/preview/6173ccc5?utm_source=Mailchimp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Mountain_pass

Click on the link above and follow the instructions on slide 4 by continuing the story of The Mountain of High Hrothgar. Then answer the Sentence Challenge on slide 6 and the Grammar and Punctuation Challenge on slide 7.

In your creative time you could have a go at the Picture It on slide 8

 

Maths

Click on the White Rose link below and select Summer Term Week 1 - Angles in a triangle special cases. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-6/

Watch the online tutorial for Lesson 3 (angles in a triangle special cases) and complete the activity on the same page. You can also use the answers link to check your work. 

 

Remember to log into your MyMaths and complete any of the set activities.

 

 

Spag

 Continue to use the alphabet to create your own wordy workout.

 Wednesday's Sporty Spelling

 

 

Topic

Click on the link below (you may need to log in to Espresso)

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item1207017/grade2/module1196044/index.html

Watch the video ‘Rivers of the World’. In your book, record key facts about the following rivers:

  • Nile
  • Ganges
  • Yangtze
  • Volga
  • Danube
  • Mississippi
  • Amazon

Choose one of the rivers to research further. Use the internet to find out as much information as you can about your chosen river and create a fact-file about it – you might want to include pictures too!

 

Remember to take time to get some fresh air and to do something creative!

Thursday 23rd April

Happy St. Georges Day!

Star of the Day:  Noura

for working extremely hard and completing her online SPaG and Maths learning!

As some of you may already know, today is St. George’s Day. We have provided a variety of activities all about St George to help you find out a little bit more about him.

So, let’s see if you can find out who he was and why we celebrate this day.

Have fun!

 

Morning Workout

Complete Thursday’s live PE lesson with Joe Wicks on his YouTube channel. Build up your stamina by keeping up with Joe’s exercises for a little longer each day or increase your run, walk or cycle distances outside whilst staying safe and sticking to social distancing rules.

If you fancy a change today, click on the link below to find lots of alternative activities.

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities/indoor-activities

 

Reading

Click on the link below. Download the text about St. George’s Day and choose one to read. Have a go at answering the questions about what you have read.

Comprehension Tasks

 

Writing

Click on the link below and read the powerpoint all about St George’s Day. Use the information to create your own fact file about St George. Remember to include: the 5 Ws, subheadings, factual information, high level vocabulary.

You might want to think about including the following:

  • Who was he?
  • Where was he born and when?
  • What is he famous for?
  • Why is he celebrated?

 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t2-h-5624-st-georges-day-information-powerpoint

 

Maths

Click on the White Rose link below and select Summer Term Week 1 - Angles in a triangle missing angles. 

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

 

Watch the online tutorial for Lesson 4 (angles in a triangle missing angles) and complete the activity on the same page. You can also use the answers link to check your work.

 

Also, for a bit of fun, click on the link below. Try to solve The Mystery of the Missing Knight maths puzzle. Good luck!

The Mystery of the Missing Knight

 

 

 Remember to log into your MyMaths and complete any of the set activities. 

 

Spag

Continue to use the alphabet to create your very own wordy workout. If you have any ideas for sporty spellings next week then please email them to: y6@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk

 Thursday's Sporty Spelling

 

Topic

Log into Espresso. Click on Activities from the left-hand menu. Select the Name the River (World) Quiz and test your knowledge from yesterday’s learning. Good luck!

Now, click on Fact-files from the left-hand menu. Select ‘Rivers in the UK’. Read about the following UK rivers and record key facts in your book:

  • Severn
  • Thames
  • Trent
  • Great Ouse
  • Wye
  • Clyde
  • Mersey
  • Tyne
  • Lagan

Choose one of the rivers to research further. Use the internet to find out as much information as you can about your chosen river and create a fact-file about it – you might want to include pictures too!

Remember to take time to get some fresh air and to do something creative!

Friday 24th April

 

Morning Workout

Complete Friday's live PE lesson with Joe Wicks on his YouTube channel. Build up your stamina by keeping up with Joe’s exercises for a little longer each day!

Hope you’ve had a great week and smashed those 30-minute routines!

Did you try any of the alternative activities yesterday? If not, have a go today!

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities/indoor-activities

 

Reading

https://www.oneeducation.co.uk/resources/tags:Reading%20Resources%20for%20Home/filt:Year%206/sort:asc  

Click on the link above. Download and read the opening to The White Tower. Once you have read the text, complete the activity sheet about what you have read. If you have access to a printer (and your adult gives you permission) you could print and complete the sheet itself. If not, answer the questions from the screen in your book.

Choose a book from Oxford Owl to listen to or read. Click the link below and log in.

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

 

Writing

Earlier this week was Earth Day, so we thought it would be great for you to find out a bit more about it!

Click on the powerpoint link below to find out more. When you get to slide 3, click on the link to watch the video ‘Climate Change 101 with Bill Nye’ then answer the 2 questions on the slide.

Continue through the powerpoint, answering the questions about each image, from your point of view.

The final 2 slides contain 4 different pictures - have a look at each one and answer the following questions about them:

  • What does it show?
  • How does it make you feel?
  • Is there an environmental message?

 

Earth Day PowerPoint .ppt

 

 

Maths

Click on the White Rose link below and complete the Friday Maths Challenge. 

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

 

Remember to log into your MyMaths and complete any of the set activities.

 

 Spag

 Complete your final wordy workout of the week!  Remember to send any suggestions for next week to our Year 6 email address.

Friday's Sporty Spelling

  

Topic

Log into Espresso. Click on Activities from the left-hand menu. Select the Name the River (UK) Quiz and test your knowledge from yesterday’s learning. Good luck!

Click on Videos from the left-hand menu. Select a video to watch from Video Zone, to learn more about one of the following:

  • The Sundarbans
  • India’s Sacred River
  • Boscastle Flood

 

A Little Something Extra to Try!

Fun with Money

Click on the link below and answer the questions about budgeting and saving with money to see if you’re a savvy saver! Have fun!

https://natwest.mymoneysense.com/students/students-8-12/saving-the-day/

 

Remember to take time to get some fresh air and to do something creative!

 

CONTACT US

Moston Lane, Moston, Greater Manchester, M9 4HH

Tel: 0161 205 3864

Email: j.kerton@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk