Year 6 – 17/01/20

We were all excited and intrigued this week by the mysterious stone that I came across in Gobions Wood at the weekend. Upon looking through the hole in the stone, I spotted an unusual-looking creature in the trees that only appeared when looking through the hole. After some research into this and reading about it in the Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You, I found out that the stone is a gateway to a world full of hundreds of magical creatures. So in English this week, the children wrote persuasive posters to warn people in Gobions Wood that the lethal cockatrice had been spotted there. Today, we learnt all about another fantastical creature – the havoc-wreaking boggart – and the children imagined the mischief they would get up to if they were boggarts themselves. Here they are, up to no good:

In maths this week, the children have been comparing fractions with different denominators, whilst in RE they began learning about the Sermon on the Mount. In PE, we began our new dance unit in which the children created short sequences to Daft Punk. In science, we had our first lesson on our new Evolution topic; in geography, we started our Amazing Americas topic; in D&T, we started a unit in which we will design, make and evaluate a phone case.

This week’s home learning (due Tuesday 21st January) is as follows:

English You have each been given a sheet with your writing targets on and a story starter underneath. Your task is to write another paragraph of the story whilst focusing on your targets and attempting to use two of this week’s spelling words below.
Spellings Words with a long /e/ sound spelt ‘ie’:

siege

niece

grief

chief

fiend

shriek

believe

achieve

convenience

mischief

Maths

Times tables

(online) Mathletics tasks – comparing and ordering fractions

 

Continue to revise all times tables.

Elysia and Jude, here is the youtube to help you with Sunday’s psalm:

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