Homework for 14th January - 21st January
English: In your homework folder, you have a sheet called 'Adding Adverbs'. Read the paragraph and think about where you could add in an adverb. Then, rewrite the paragraph, adding in 7 different adverbs. A piece of lined paper has been included with the homework to rewrite the paragraph on.
Maths: In your homework folder, you have a sheet called 'Calculate Perimeter'. Read the questions carefully and answer them on the sheet.
This year, Year 6 pupils have been given three CGP 10 Minute Test books to help them revise and prepare for their end of year tests. They will complete one test from each of the three books for their homework each week.
Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling: Pages 48, 49, 50, 51.
Reading: Pages 40, 41, 42, 43, 44.
Maths: Pages 37, 38, 39, 40, 41.
Once you have completed each test, you should use the answers found at the back of each book to see how you did!
If you would like some additional activities to complete, you can find them below:
Activities for Reading
- At least 10 minutes of daily reading of their school book (this should be recorded in their homework diary).
- Discuss the text your child is reading, questioning their understanding. Advice on how to read effectively with your child can be found here: https://www.pearson.com/content/dam/one-dot-com/one-dot-com/uk/documents/Learner/Primary/Primary%20parents/Pearson_EnjoyReading_03.pdf
- Access Bug Club online, and answer the variety of interactive questions based on the eBook they are reading.
Activities for Spelling
- Practise your child’s weekly spelling list, which can be found on the spelling section of your child’s class page, on the school website.
- Practise the Year 6 Statutory spelling list, which can be found on page 100 in the school homework diary.
- Use the Spelling Shed app weekly to encourage your child to practise at home through the fun games available.
- Practise your child’s weekly spellings both verbally and in written forms.
Activities for Maths
- Use the Doodlemaths app weekly to encourage your child to practise the key skills in numeracy.
- Use the Doodletables app which is a fantastic online tool that children can use to practise and learn their times tables up to 12 x 12.
- Use Education City and find a game based on a topic your child is unsure of, or have worked on in class that week to build on their understanding.
- In addition to this, under the ‘Maths’ section of the Education City site, there is a ‘Times Tables’ tab which contains songs and games your child can play to improve their times tables knowledge.