Venus (Year 6)

Year 6 Autumn Term 20-21
Welcome Back to school Year 6!!!!

 
We are starting our time back in school with some very exciting learning!
Year 6 is a BRILLIANT year where we really develop our independence and get ready for our next steps in our learning. We work really hard but we also play hard too!
The year 6 team are Mrs Williamson, Mrs Yorke, Mrs Skipworth and Mrs Heron

THE ANCIENT MAYA
Discover the mysterious world of the ancient Mayan civilisation. Make their chocolate, learn their poetry, play their ball game and follow all of their curious rituals. Just try to keep your head. Feel like celebrating? Find out about food and drink Maya style ! Have you got what it takes to be chief? Let’s find out.
English- narrative, postcards, reports, letters
Maths– arithmetic, algebra, finding unknown angles,  decimals, percentages and fractions
Art and Design– bird study using mixed media, developing our sketchbooks.


Computing– systems
Geography– using maps. Google Earth, physical and human geography of Mexico
History- Ancient Maya civilisation
PE– Athletics and rounders
RE- How does a Muslim show commitment to God?
French- Common words and phrases

Take a look at some of the wonderful reading books that will inspire us this half term…..

  There is a legend that a Great Spotted Whale lives in the ocean; local fishermen still talk of it, although the first sighting fifty years ago was never corroborated. Now, two young whale watchers each set out to find the whale, one armed with sound recording equipment, the other a camera.

Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house stays in one place long enough for her to make friends. But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning.

For Marinka’s grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits between this world and the next. Marinka longs to change her destiny and sets out to break free from her grandmother’s footsteps, but her house has other ideas…

Herbert Lemon, Lost-and-Founder at the Grand Nautilus Hotel, knows that returning lost things to their rightful owners is not easy – especially when the lost thing is not a thing at all, but a girl. No one knows what happened to Violet Parma’s parents twelve years ago, and when she engages Herbie to help her find them, the pair discover that their disappearance might have something to do with the legendary sea-monster, the Malamander. Eerie-on-Sea has always been a mysteriously chilling place, where strange stories seem to wash up. And it just got stranger…

 

Important Year 6 Information
Spellings- find your weekly spelling list here- your test is on a Wednesday

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other week 3 Activity Sheets

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other week 5 Activity Sheets

other week 6 Common Exception Words (6) Activity
PE- At the moment, children need to come into school on a MONDAY wearing their PE kit. I advise that they wear jogging bottoms, T shirt, shorts, hoodie and trainers- dependent on the weather.
Reading books– can be bought from home or borrowed from the class library, the class library books cannot come home at the moment.
• Mrs Skipworth and Mrs Yorke teach the children on a Thursday as this is my Deputy Head day.

Self Isolating at Home             

If you are self isolating at home then please follow this link. It will take you to Oak National Academy and you can find a schedule for daily videos and activities that will help you continue your learning while you are at home. https://classroom.thenational.academy/schedule-by-year/year-6

 


 

Keep up to date with all things Year 6 on our Class Dojo pages

 

Take a look at this website for some Year 6 standard reading books for home

https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-6