Year 6 Home study

Week 1 - English

1

Day 1

Harry Potter - reading, watching, writing a howler

2

Day 2

Harry Potter - word classes and sentence structure parts

3

Day 3

Harry Potter - Noun phrases, modal verbs, relative clauses

4

Day 4

Harry Potter - sentence forms, apostrophe

5

Day 5

Harry Potter - writing, phrases and clauses, adverbials

Week 1 - Maths

1

Day 1

Add whole numbers - mental and written strategies

2

Day 2

Subtract whole numbers - mental and written strategies

3

Day 3

Understanding decimals

4

Day 4

Adding decimals

5

Day 5

Finding a difference - decimals and change

Week 2 - English

1

Day 6

Night Bus - verbs and tenses, formal and informal

2

Day 7

Dolores Umbridge - reading comprehension

3

Day 8

Active and passive

4

Day 9

Grammar test

5

Day 10

Answering questions

Week 2 - Maths

1

Day 6

Multiply and divide 2-place decimals

2

Day 7

Find fractions of amounts

3

Day 8

Multiply and divide fractions

4

Day 9

Short multiplication

5

Day 10

Short division in problems

Week 3 - English

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1

Day 11

Reading a classic narrative poem; sequencing the events
Download Highwayman PPT

2

Day 12

Study perfect form of past tense and identify different forms. Re-read poem.
Download PPT - Past Perfect

3

Day 13

Learn about colons, semi-colons and dashed, and use these in sentences.
Download PPT - Punctuation

4

Day 14

Revise use of colons, semi-colons and dashes; practise writing rules which include colons and semi-colons

5

Day 15

Learn how to use hyphens and then sort out ambiguous headlines by correct hyphen use and write a story of a strange event.

Week 3 - Maths

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1

Day 11

FInd the area of shapes, including triangles and parallelograms
Download PPT - Finding areas

2

Day 12

Solve scale factor problems

3

Day 13

Scaling: explore "similar" shapes

4

Day 14

Find the volume of a cube and a cuboid

5

Day 15

Find percentages of amounts

Week 4 - English

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1

Day 16

Reading - Big cats job application plus Subjunctive forms
Download subjunctive powerpoint here

2

Day 17

Reading - Adverts and more with with subjunctive forms

3

Day 18

Poems - Reading, Learning and Writing

4

Day 19

Poems - reading and performing

5

Day 20

Poems - reading and writing

Week 4 - Maths

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1

Day 16

Using equivalence to compare fractions
Download powerpoint here

2

Day 17

Ratio (1)

3

Day 18

Ratio (2)
Download powerpoint here

4

Day 19

Circles

5

Day 20

Quadrilaterals
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Week 5 - English

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1

Day 21

Author Profiles, Formal and Informal Register

2

Day 22

Writing a Blog, Active and Passive Voice
Download PowerPoint: Active and Passive Voice

3

Day 23

Blog Post '10 Naughty things that dogs do', Practise Formal and Informal Register, and Active and Passive Voice 

4

Day 24

Blog Posts 'Lizzie Greenwood' and 'Day 13 Diary', Clauses and Conjunctions, Place You Would Like to Visit 
Download PowerPoint: Clauses and Conjunctions

5

Day 25

Read about the Mass Observation Project, Revise Formal Features, Writing a Diary Entry

Week 5 - Maths

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1

Day 21

Short multiplication

2

Day 22

Short division
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3

Day 23

Fractions and percentages

4

Day 24

Algebra (1)
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5

Day 25

Algebra (2)

Week 6 - English

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1

Day 26

Toast Instructions, Language Features, Writing Instructions

2

Day 27

Maillard Reaction Explanation, Explanation Features, Video Comparison

3

Day 28

Toaster Explanation, Writing an Imaginative Explanation

4

Day 29

Poem 'The Highwayman', Character Notes, Adverbials
Download PowerPoint: The Highwayman
Download PowerPoint: Adverbs and Adverbials

5

Day 30

Practising Adverbials, Writing a Character Study

Week 6 - Maths

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1

Day 26

Weight and capacity

2

Day 27

Kilometres and miles

3

Day 28

Imperial measures (1)

4

Day 29

Imperial measures (2)
Download PowerPoint presentation

5

Day 30

Tessellations

Week 7 - English

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1

Day 31

Story 'Eric': Opening, When Did I Feel Like an Outsider?
Download PowerPoint: 'Eric' story

2

Day 32

Asking Questions, Pronouns and Determiners, Planning a Day
Download PowerPoint: Pronouns and Determiners

3

Day 33

Story 'Eric': Ending; Writing a Letter, Reading the Story

4

Day 34

Poem 'Jack and the Beanstalk', Noun Phrases, Writing a Story
Download PowerPoint: Noun Phrases

5

Day 35

Poem 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears', Practising Noun Phrases, Writing a Fairy-tale

Week 7 - Maths

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1

Day 31

Calculate time intervals
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2

Day 32

24-hour timetables

3

Day 33

Solving equations

4

Day 34

Algebra puzzles

5

Day 35

Equations with two unknowns

Week 8 - English

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1

Day 36

Explanations

2

Day 37

Green Vale School Football Team, Adverbials and Conjunctions, Writing an Explanation
Download PowerPoint: Cohesion

3

Day 38

Poems 'The Language of Cat' and 'Russian Doll', Annotating the Poems

4

Day 39

Poem 'Gran, Can You Rap?', Writing New Verses for the Poem

5

Day 40

Poem 'The Sound Collector', Writing about the sounds in your house

Week 8 - Maths

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1

Day 36

Pie charts (1)

2

Day 37

Pie charts (2)
Download PowerPoint presentation

3

Day 38

Finding the mean (1)

4

Day 39

Finding the mean (2)

5

Day 40

Fractals
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Week 9 - English

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1

Day 41

Film 'The Piano', Writing Captions

2

Day 42

Sentence Punctuation, Retelling a Story
Download PowerPoint: Sentences

3

Day 43

Writing about the Film, Writing about Your Own Life

4

Day 44

Poem 'How to cut a pomegranate', Writing Descriptions

5

Day 45

Poem 'Dancing Disk in the Sky', Metaphors, Writing a Poem

Week 9 - Maths

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1

Day 41

Mental multiplication and division

2

Day 42

Short division

3

Day 43

Co-ordinates

4

Day 44

Translations
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5

Day 45

Reflections
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Week 10 - English

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1

Day 46

Message to myself in six months’ time, Formal and Informal Language
Download PowerPoint: Formal and Informal Language

2

Day 47

Emotions, Write and perform your own message

3

Day 48

Expanded Noun Phrases
Download PowerPoint: Noun Phrases

4

Day 49

Deanna Rodger’s message, Writing about Memories

5

Day 50

Poem 'These are the hands', Verbs and Nouns, Professions

Week 10 - Maths

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1

Day 46

Use mental strategies to multiply. Solve scaling problems

2

Day 47

Use mental strategies to divide. Solve scaling problems

3

Day 48

Translations, rotations and reflections
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4

Day 49

Exploring ratios (1)

5

Day 50

Exploring ratios (2)

Week 11 - English

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1

Day 51

Poem 'Certainty', Adverbs of Possibility
Download PowerPoint: Adverbs of Possibility

2

Day 52

News Stories, Writing about Lockdown

3

Day 53

Street Art, Relative Clauses
Download PowerPoint: Relative Clause

4

Day 54

Poem 'The Great Realisation'

5

Day 55

Writing about Future

Week 11 - Maths

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1

Day 51

Multiply and divide decimals by whole numbers

2

Day 52

Ratio and scaling problems

3

Day 53

Create, describe and predict patterns
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4

Day 54

Written multiplication and division
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5

Day 55

Pythagoras’ theorem

Week 12 - English

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1

Day 56

Instructions, Writing Instructions

2

Day 57

Explanations, Answering Questions from an Explanation

3

Day 58

Articles 'Skateboarding: how to get started' and 'The Science behind the Ollie', Writing Explanation or Instructions

4

Day 59

Story 'The Day of Ahmed’s Secret', Verb Tenses

5

Day 60

Examining Illustrations, Perfect and Progressive form of Past Tense

Week 12 - Maths

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1

Day 56

Fractions, decimals and percentages
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2

Day 57

Find percentages of amounts

3

Day 58

Multiply fractions

4

Day 59

Sequences (1)

5

Day 60

Sequences (2)

Week 13 - English

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1

Day 61

Story 'Way Home', Answering Questions, Making Predictions

2

Day 62

Formal and Informal Language, Writing about Windows
Download PowerPoint: Formal and Informal Language

3

Day 63

Tracking Emotions through a Story, Rewriting a Story

4

Day 64

Making notes about a character, Writing Questions to Shane

5

Day 65

Story 'A Street Cat named Bob', Homelessness in Britain, Poems about Home

Week 13 - Maths

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1

Day 61

Reflections, rotations and translations

2

Day 62

3-D shapes

3

Day 63

Prime numbers

4

Day 64

Napier’s rods

5

Day 65

Patterns and sequences
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Week 14 - English

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1

Day 66

Story 'The Paradise Garden', Answering Questions, Writing about Illustrations

2

Day 67

Make notes about a character, Imagine your own special place

3

Day 68

Alchemy, Stories 'The Last Alchemist', 'Midas', Comparing Stories

4

Day 69

The Trial of Spinifex, Poem 'Alchemy'

5

Day 70

Colin Thompson Autobiography, Comparing Two Books, Writing a Story

Week 14 - Maths

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1

2

Day 67

Pie charts

3

Day 68

Find the mean (average)

4

Day 69

Sequences

5

Day 70

Equations

Week 15 - English

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1

Day 71

News Report, News Articles, Preparing an Interview

2

Day 72

Edward Colston, Poem 'Hollow', Story 'Brave Molly', Planning a Story

3

Day 73

Poem 'And Then They Came For Me', Black Lives Matter

4

Day 74

Reading about experiences of racism, Retelling a Story, Reading about challenging racism

5

Day 75

Benjamin Zephaniah, Poems 'Good Hope', 'Football Mad', 'People Need People'

Week 15 - Maths

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1

Day 71

Logic puzzles

2

Day 72

Order of operations and brackets

3

Day 73

Estimating BIG numbers

4

Day 74

Solving mathematical puzzles: domino problems

5

Day 75

Transformations: reflection and rotation; pentomino puzzles

Week 16 - English

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1

Day 76

Reading and making up jokes

2

Day 77

Escape Puzzles, Reading and Writing about Escapes

3

Day 78

Star Wars Droids, Inventing a Droid, Living Gadgets

4

Day 79

Complete a Crosspoints puzzle, Complete a Crossword, Make up your Crossword

5

Day 80

Make up a revolting menu, Read gross recipes, Make up recipes

Week 16 - Maths

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1

Day 76

Mathematical investigation (1)

2

Day 77

Something to make, Fortune Teller

3

Day 78

Puzzle: Sudoku

4

Day 79

Red – Amber – Green game

5

Day 80

Mathematical investigation (2)

Week 17 - English

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1

Day 81

Amazing Hotels, Poem 'Snake Hotel' 

2

Day 82

Strange Sentences, Play Categories, Wordsearches

3

Day 83

Balloon Debate, Room 101

4

Day 84

Riddles, Anagrams, Solving Problems

5

Day 85

Reading and making up a school report, Poem 'Targets'

Week 17 - Maths

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1

Day 81

Mathematical investigation (1), Magic Squares

2

Day 82

Something to make, Platonic Solids 

3

Day 83

Puzzle, Lines on a chessboard

4

Day 84

Domino chain game

5

Day 85

Mathematical investigation (2), Domino Triangles