Year 6 Daily Activities
We hope your child has received their copy of a CGP question booklet. We have tried to tailor the books to the needs of individual pupils, so children may have different books to each other. These are to be used over the coming weeks and we do not expect them to be returned to school; they are the property of the children. However, children are welcome to bring them into school for us to assess. We hope this will provide the children with regular work and it is up to them how much they complete at home each day.
We will also be setting an English and Maths task, in the event of your child's booklet not covering that specific subject area. If your child is completing a task in their CGP book for a particular subject (Eg. English) then they may wish to not complete the work set on the website. You can expect these tasks to be posted daily, at around 9am.
We would love to see anything the children are up to – drawings, writing, maths, art work – please take a photo and email us, or even tweet us and include #TJ #6H #6D - that way all of their friends can also see what they’ve been up to, and even comment!
Please feel free to email us any questions you may have about the activities we post on here. We’ll endeavour to reply to you as soon as we can.
Mr Drummond & Miss Holmes
Write a diary entry for what you have done this week – remember to include your thoughts and feelings after two weeks of being at home. Try to use lots of detail – remember personal accounts of events are how historians learn all about the past – one day someone might be reading your diary!
Thank you for sharing all of your fantastic poems with us, we really enjoyed reading them.
Today you can are going to perform your poem.
Think about the following things whilst doing this:
Can you create a setting, artwork or props to go with your poem. Imagine you are performing on a stage in a real theatre, to a real audience!
We would love to see whether we have any aspiring actors or actress's in year 6 - share your performances with us via email!
Today you are going to create your own poem based on the Jabberwocky. You can change the setting and create your own monster but try to imitate the original poem's structure.
Use the PowerPoint and activity sheets for ideas. Here are some top tips:
We can't wait to hear what you create!
‘Twas bleakly, and the frighthy ghousts
Did gaunt and himble in the hoube;
All spoofsy were the chilogans,
And the visc vamps roamabe.
Listen to and read the poem below.
The Jabberwocky is a fictional ferocious monster described in the nonsense poem "Jabberwocky" in the novel "Through the Looking Glass" by Lewis Carroll. It is often depicted as a creature with characteristics similar to a dragon.
Throughout the Jabberwocky there are many nonsense words. Some of these nonsense words use portmanteau (a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others, for example brunch).
Use the 'looking at language sheet' to identify nonsense words and record what you think they mean. Then decide on a real word which could have been used instead.
Can you create your own portmanteau word?
Email your words to Miss Holmes (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will see if we can guess what they mean!
There are three differentiated reading activities below. Choose the one you think is most appropriate to you. Don't forget to mark your work when you have finished!
We hope you have all had a great first week and managed to enjoy some of the sunshine. Thank you to everyone who has been in touch and sharing what you have been doing. We have loved seeing all the wonderful things you have been doing and the variety of learning. Please feel free to keep us posted via email of how you have been getting on. Below, are some activity ideas some of you may want to try if you get a chance. Have fun!
Mr Drummond & Miss Holmes
Welcome to year 6!
The Year 6 team include:
6H: Miss Holmes
6D: Mr Drummond
Learning Assistants: Miss Green
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For the autumn term, Year 6 will have PE on a Monday and Swimming on a Tuesday.